Sunday, May 16, 2021

Deshmukh

B-Town wishes pour in on Madhuri Dixit's birthday

MUMBAI: Bollywood star Madhuri Dixit Nene celebrated her 54th birthday on Saturday, and industry colleagues took to social media to wish her on her special day.
Among the first to wish was veteran actor Anil Kapoor, Madhuri's co-star in numerous hits including "Tezaab" (1988), "Ram Lakhan" (1989), "Parinda" (1989), "Kishen Kanhaiya" (1990), "Beta" (1992), Pukar (2000) and "Total Dhamaal" (2019).

Suspended, murder-accused Mumbai cop Sachin Vaze sacked

MUMBAI: The Maharashtra government on Tuesday dismissed controversial suspended Assistant Police Inspector Sachin Vaze - involved in the twin cases of planting a car outside industrialist Mukesh Ambani's home and the murder of its owner Mansukh Hiran - from the police force.

CBI finds prima facie 'cognisable offence' against Deshmukh

MUMBAI: In a shocking development, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said on Saturday that its preliminary enquiry (PE) has found that a prima facie 'cognisable offence' is made out against former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh and others pertaining to alleged corruption and misuse of power.

User-generated content to fuel remote work, learning in India

NEW DELHI / GURUGRAM: As India grapples with the second Covid wave amid seismic shift in the way people work and learn, this year and beyond will be a major inflection point for the user-generated content on smartphones in the country, a new report said on Monday.

Corruption allegations: Anil Deshmukh being grilled by CBI

MUMBAI: Ex-home minister of Maharashtra Anil Deshmukh reached the CBI office on Wednesday morning for questioning into the allegations of corruption levelled by former Mumbai Commissioner of Police Param Bir Singh, officials said.

Riteish Deshmukh, Genelia wish fans on Gudi Padwa

MUMBAI: Bollywood couple Riteish and Genelia Deshmukh on Tuesday posted a quirky video to lighten the mood of their fans amid the rising second wave of Covid, and wished fans a Happy Gudi Padwa and New Year.

SUV case: Sachin Vaze sent to judicial custody till April 23

MUMBAI: A Mumbai special court on Friday sent suspended Mumbai cop Sachin Vaze, nabbed in connection with the SUV case, to judicial custody till April 23.

'Allegations serious': SC turns down Maha, Deshmukh's pleas against CBI probe

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday declined to entertain petitions by the Maharashtra government and former state Home Minister Anil Deshmukh, challenging the Bombay High Court order directing a preliminary enquiry by the CBI into corruption allegations levelled by former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh.

Deshmukh probe: CBI questions Vaze, Param Bir Singh, summons DCP

MUMBAI:The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday questioned arrested Mumbai Police officer Sachin Vaze, former city Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh and two others in connection with the preliminary enquiry it registered for the probe into allegations of corruption against former state Home Minister Anil Deshmukh.

New letter-writing trend is political conspiracy: Sena

MUMBAI: A new trend of letter-writing by accused in jails has started in Maharashtra which is a political conspiracy intended to defame and destabilize the Maha Vikas Agadhi government, Shiv Sena MP and Chief Spokesperson Sanjay Raut said here on Thursday.

CBI registers PE on orders of Bombay HC against Deshmukh

NEW DELHI: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said on Tuesday that it has registered a preliminary enquiry (PE) on the orders of the Bombay High Court within 15 days into the allegations of corruption and misconduct levelled by former Mumbai Police Commiasioner Param Bir Singh against ex-Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh.

Maha govt, Deshmukh move SC against Bombay HC order for CBI probe

NEW DELHI: The Maharashtra government and former state Home Minister Anil Deshmukh have moved the Supreme Court, challenging the Bombay High Court order directing a CBI preliminary enquiry into corruption allegations levelled by former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh.

Kunal Kamra and parents test Covid positive

MUMBAI: Stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra and his parents have tested positive for Covid-19. Kunal is under home quarantine while his parents have been hospitalised. Kamra tweeted the health update on Tuesday.

Deshmukh row: CBI team to reach Mumbai Tuesday, record statements

NEW DELHI: With the Bombay High Court on Monday paving way for the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to conduct a preliminary enquiry into allegations of corruption levelled against Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh by former Mumbai Commissioner of Police Param Bir Singh, a agency team will visit Mumbai on Tuesday.

'Letter-bomb' blast: Post HC ruling, Deshmukh voluntarily quits as HM

MUMBAI: Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh has resigned from his post, hours after the Bombay High Court asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe the corruption allegations levelled against him by former Mumbai Commissioner of Police Param Bir Singh, a top Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader said here on Monday.

Deshmukh quits in a cloud, Walse-Patil is new Maha HM

MUMBAI: Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh has resigned from his post, hours after the Bombay High Court asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe the corruption allegations levelled against him by former Mumbai Commissioner of Police Param Bir Singh, a top Nationalist Congress Party leader said here on Monday.

Letter-bomb' blast: Post HC ruling, Deshmukh voluntarily quits as HM

MUMBAI: Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh has resigned from his post, hours after the Bombay High Court asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe the corruption allegations levelled against him by former Mumbai Commissioner of Police Param Bir Singh, a top Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader said here on Monday.

Bombay HC asks CBI to probe ex-top cop's allegations

MUMBAI: In a significant development, the Bombay High Court on Monday directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to conduct a preliminary probe into allegations of corruption levelled against Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh by former Mumbai Commissioner of Police Param Bir Singh.

Zila Parishad Gurdaspur selected for National Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Panchayat Award

CHANDIGARH: The Union Ministry of Panchayati Raj has announced this year's Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Panchayat Empowerment National Award to Zila Parishad Gurdaspur for its outstanding performance. For these national Awards apart from Zila Parishad Gurdaspur, two Block Samities and nine Gram Panchayats of the state have also been selected for various national awards.

Amid NCP-Sena spat, Pawar-Amit Shah 'meeting' triggers speculation

NEW DELHI: As Maharashtra's ruling MVA constituents NCP and Shiv Sena spar over state Home Minister Anil Deshmukh, the Congress is staying a silent spectator even while speculations do rounds on the motive behind the purported meeting between NCP supremo Sharad Pawar and Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

Intel chief Shukla had abused phone-tapping power: Maha Chief Secy

MUMBAI: In a dramatic turn of events, a top Maharashtra government official's report on Thursday said that then State Intelligence Department Commissioner Rashmi Shukla had "misused" official permission granted to her for phone-tapping under the Indian Telegraph Act, and hence is liable to face action.

Intel chief Shukla had abused phone-tapping power: Maha Chief Secy

MUMBAI: In a dramatic turn of events, a top Maharashtra government official's report on Thursday said that then State Intelligence Department Commissioner Rashmi Shukla had "misused" official permission granted to her for phone-tapping under the Indian Telegraph Act, and hence is liable to face action.

Veteran singer Asha Bhosle is 'Maharashtra Bhushan 2020'

MUMBAI: Veteran multi-lingual playback singer Asha Bhosle has been selected for the prestigious 'Maharashtra Bhushan-2020' honour, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said here on Thursday.

Param Bir Singh takes battle with MVA to Bombay HC

MUMBAI: After a setback in the Supreme Court, Mumbai's former Commissioner of Police Param Bir Singh on Thursday filed a criminal case in the Bombay High Court, seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation probe into the corruption charges he levelled against Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh.

Issue raised by Param Bir 'serious': SC sends him to Bombay HC

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh to move the Bombay High Court with his petition, where he has unleashed a barrage of allegations against Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh.

Ravi Shankar Prasad launches scathing attack on Maha govt

NEW DELHI: Terming the current Maharashtra government as the most confused government in the history of the state, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Tuesday that Uddhav Thackeray has lost the moral right to govern the state.

SC to hear Param Bir Singh's plea against Maha Home Minister on Wed

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear a plea by former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh, who has unleashed a barrage of allegations against Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh, and seeking a CBI probe against him.

'SID tapped phones in transfer racket, red flagged several postings'

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI: Months before former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh's allegations against Home Minister Anil Deshmukh, the Maharashtra State Intelligence Department (SID) had tapped several key telephones in connection with the police "transfer racket" and red-flagged shifts of certain police officers in August 2020.

CBI probe into police postings racket can spell more trouble for Uddhav-Deshmukh

MUMBAI: Months before the case of suspended encounter specialist Sachin Vaze came to the fore, the State Intelligence Department (SID) of the Maharashtra government had red flagged the transfers of the police officers in the month of August last year, and had also said that it must be brought into the notice of Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray immediately, sources said on Tuesday.

CM didn't act on top secret graft report in police Deptt: Fadnavis

MUMBAI: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday slammed Maha Vikas Aghadi Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray for remaining silent on a top secret intelligence report which exposed alleged corruption in a racket involving transfers and promotions in the Maharashtra Police.

Param Bir moves SC seeking CBI probe in 'abuse' of position by Maha Home Minister Deshmukh

NEW DELHI: Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh has moved the Supreme Court stating that Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh has been interfering in various investigations and sought the CBI to immediately conduct an unbiased, uninfluenced, impartial and fair investigation in the various corrupt malpractices carried out by Deshmukh.

Letter Bomb: NCP accuses ex-Mumbai top cop of 'lying'

MUMBAI: Two days after former Mumbai Commissioner of Police Param Bir Singh's 'letter-bomb', the Nationalist Congress Party on Monday accused the IPS officer of 'lying' and issuing a video statement said there were serious doubts on the sequence of events mentioned in the letter to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray.

Cong seeks report on Deshmukh episode from its Maha leaders

NEW DELHI: The Congress has sought a report from its Maharashtra unit on the allegations levelled against state Home Minister Anil Deshmukh.
In a virtual meeting of the party's state core group held late Sunday evening, Maharashtra state in-charge H.K. Patil discussed the situation that has emerged after the allegations were levelled against the state Home Minister. Those who attended the meeting included state chief Nana Patole, legislative party leader Balasaheb Thorat and others.

Letter Bomb: Pawar says matter serious, CM can take action

NEW DELHI: Taking a serious note of the allegations of corruption levelled against Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh by former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) supremo Sharad Pawar said on Sunday that the matter is serious, and Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray can take action.

Pawar summons NCP leaders after allegations against Anil Deshmukh

NEW DELHI: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Supremo Sharad Pawar has summoned Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and party chief Jayant Patil to Delhi on Sunday to discuss the fallout of the allegations against the party leader and Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh.

Ex-Mumbai top cop claims home minister ordered police to 'collect' Ra.100 crore monthly from market

MUMBAI: In a sensational twist to the SUV case, former Mumbai Commissioner of Police Param Bir Singh on Saturday hit out at Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh by virtually alleging that the minister wanted his team member, arrested cop Sachin Vaze, to ‘collect Rs 100 crore per month from bars and hookah parlours.

SUV case: Mumbai Police chief shunted, Nagrale new CP

MUMBAI: In a huge fallout of the mystery SUV case, the Maharashtra government on Wednesday shunted out Mumbai Commissioner of Police Param Bir Singh and replaced him with current Director-General of Police Hemant Nagrale, Home Minister Anil Deshmukh announced.

Widow suspects cop of 'killing' husband Hiren, BJP seeks his arrest

MUMBAI: In another dramatic twist in the case pertaining to the explosive-laden SUV parked outside Antilia, the residence of business tycoon Mukesh Ambani in Mumbai, Vimla Hiren, the widow of slain businessman Mansukh Hiren has accused Assistant Police-Inspector Sachin Vaze of killing her husband, prompting the Opposition BJP to demand the policemans suspension and arrest.

The X-Factor in 2021 State Polls

NEW DELHI: While attention may be focussed on the protagonists in the upcoming assembly elections in five states, it is the cameo actors who may be emerging as the X-factor to decide the results.

Ramayan and Mahabharat inspire mega film projects

MUMBAI: The epics Ramayan and Mahabharat seem to be the latest favourites of our filmmakers. A host of new films have been launched, with plots that seem influenced by the epics. Not only Bollywood, South Indian film artistes also seem intrigued by the epics lately.

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