Thursday, 6 October, 2022
TopicMumbai Police

Topic: Mumbai Police

From Param Bir to Sanjay Pandey — the sorry story of the ‘rot’ in Maharashtra Police

2 outgoing Mumbai Police chiefs — Param Bir Singh & Sanjay Pandey — ADG-rank officer Rashmi Shukla & deputy commissioner Saurabh Tripathi, are among officers being probed for offences.

Senior IPS officer Vivek Phansalkar takes charge as new Mumbai police commissioner

The officer’s appointment to the top post was announced by the Maharashtra home dept Wednesday. Phansalkar succeeded Sanjay Pandey, who retired from service.

Recce done before threat letter sent to Salman Khan, father, says Mumbai Police

Police suspect hand of jailed gangster Lawrence Bishnoi; top officer meets state home minister on Tuesday to discuss way ahead.

Accused of mistreatment by MP Rana, Mumbai Police release video of her sipping tea at station

MP Navneet Rana arrested with MLA husband Ravi Rana Saturday. She wrote to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla complaining about treatment in custody. MVA govt & Mumbai Police deny allegations. 

Mumbai police arrest MP Navneet Rana, her husband for ‘creating enmity’ between groups

The development came hours after the couple cancelled their plan to recite the Hanuman Chalisa outside Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray’s private residence 'Matoshree'.

‘Who’ll probe murky affairs between echelons of power?’ Why SC handed Param Bir case to CBI

Supreme Court Thursday transferred all 5 FIRs against former Mumbai Police chief to CBI, citing need for ‘impartial inquiry’ & ‘advancement of principles of justice and fair play’.

Citizens don’t need to visit police station for passport verification: Mumbai police chief

The new order would require a constable to go to the address given by the applicant. The individual is to visit the station only in case of a discrepancy.

Bulli Bai suspects ‘idolised’ 19th-century Dogra king, discussed Chaturvarna, Mumbai Police find

Bulli Bai & Sulli Deals being investigated by Mumbai and Delhi police, both of which have filed chargesheets detailing alleged conspiracy behind portals seeking to 'auction Muslim women'.

Delhi Police file charge sheets in Sulli Deals & Bulli Bai cases, call them ‘illegal, inhuman’

Both cases refer to Muslim women, mostly from India, being put up ‘on sale’ online, seemingly in a bid to target and harass them, which had triggered outrage on social media.

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Falguni Nayar, Nykaa's founder & CEO, and Sima Ganwani Ved, Apparel Group's founder & chairwoman, pose for a picture during a strategic alliance announcement in Mumbai, on 6 October 2022 | Reuters

Nykaa forge ties with Dubai’s Apparel Group to expand business in Gulf countries

Falguni Nayar, the online retailer founder and CEO, said the two companies would together build a multi-brand beauty retail business with Nykaa holding a 55% stake of the entity.


Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.