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Controversial book author Farhat Khan arrested from Pune: Madhya Pradesh home minister
India

Controversial book author Farhat Khan arrested from Pune: Madhya Pradesh home minister

The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad, the student wing of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, has alleged the book being taught to law students has highly objectionable contents against the Hindu community and the RSS.

Police: Seven arrested for cheating Serum Institute of India of Rs 1 crore
India

Police: Seven arrested for cheating Serum Institute of India of Rs 1 crore

The Cyber Unit of Pune City police on Friday arrested three accused involved in the case

Pune bridge pile-up accident caused by truck hitting multiple vehicles after driver switched off engine on slope: Police
India

Pune bridge pile-up accident caused by truck hitting multiple vehicles after driver switched off engine on slope: Police

At least 24 vehicles were damaged late Sunday evening after the truck lost control on the downward slope of Navale bridge on the Mumbai-Bengaluru highway in Pune

Feeling the Chills: Why Bengaluru, Mumbai, Pune are facing the coldest November in years
India

Feeling the Chills: Why Bengaluru, Mumbai, Pune are facing the coldest November in years

With 13.9 degrees Celsius on Monday, Bengaluru recorded its lowest temperature in a decade in the month of November. Mumbai and Pune also witnessed chilly mornings as the mercury plunged due to the entry of northerly winds in Maharashtra

'Shivaji an idol, hero till sun & moon exist': Fadnavis amid row over statements on warrior king
Politics

'Shivaji an idol, hero till sun & moon exist': Fadnavis amid row over statements on warrior king

A major controversy erupted a day after Koshyari called Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj an idol of "olden times" at a function in Aurangabad

Bombay HC CJ Dipankar Datta blames Shraddha murder case on 'access to material on internet'
India

Bombay HC CJ Dipankar Datta blames Shraddha murder case on 'access to material on internet'

CJ Dipankar Datta flagged rising cybercrimes across the country and said that the case represents the flipside of the access to internet these days

Elgar Parishad case: SC dismisses NIA plea to recall house arrest order for activist Gautam Navlakha
India

Elgar Parishad case: SC dismisses NIA plea to recall house arrest order for activist Gautam Navlakha

The SC refused to reverse its order after a brief back-and-forth but stated that house arrest must have "certain safeguards"

Pune: Two labourers die while cleaning septic tank of housing society; suffocation suspected
India

Pune: Two labourers die while cleaning septic tank of housing society; suffocation suspected

An official from the fire brigade department said the residents of the society claimed that there is a possibility that one more worker is stuck inside

Two die in rain-related incidents in Pune; city gets third highest October showers since 1892
India

Two die in rain-related incidents in Pune; city gets third highest October showers since 1892

As per the IMD, in the last 12 years, this was the fifth instance when Pune city, an education and IT hub, has received more than 100 mm rainfall in a 24-hour period in the month of October

Maharashtra: One died, three injured in truck-bus collision in Pune
India

Maharashtra: One died, three injured in truck-bus collision in Pune

The accident took place around near Uruli Devachi village on Pune-Saswad Road

Food Friday | Pune- The world on a platter
Arts & Culture

Food Friday | Pune- The world on a platter

From the Chinese staple, Peking duck, to gems from Nikkei cuisine to Japanese robatas— there is much to be sampled.

Two childhood friends take their lives in 1-hour span in Pune
India

Two childhood friends take their lives in 1-hour span in Pune

Two 19-year-old childhood friends ended their lives simultaneously in their building in Pune.

How Pune techie developed an unlikely Twitter friendship with Elon Musk
World

How Pune techie developed an unlikely Twitter friendship with Elon Musk

Pranay Pathole's account is one of only a small handful that Elon Musk, the billionaire, frequently replies to — an average of once every two days

Maharashtra: Five of family die as container hits their car near Pune
India

Maharashtra: Five of family die as container hits their car near Pune

According to the officials, six members of a family were travelling to Pune in a car, and when they reached near Karegaon, a container coming from the wrong side collided with their vehicle. Five family members died in the accident, while one woman was injured

Pune: Auto rickshaw driver arrested for posing as colonel and cheating Army aspirants
India

Pune: Auto rickshaw driver arrested for posing as colonel and cheating Army aspirants

Sanjay Sawant was arrested in a joint operation of the crime branch of Pune Police and Military Intelligence, and was handed over to Pathankot police in Punjab

Fighting spirit: The first batch of 19 women cadets in the NDA that will train for combat roles
India

Fighting spirit: The first batch of 19 women cadets in the NDA that will train for combat roles

The first batch of 19 women, aged 16 to 19.5, have joined the National Defence Academy in Pune’s Khadakwasla. They will undergo a three-year ‘gender neutral’ training and will be prepped to lead troops on battlefields

Neighbour nuisance: Man booked for his ‘whistling’ parrot, one held for flashing next-door woman
India

Neighbour nuisance: Man booked for his ‘whistling’ parrot, one held for flashing next-door woman

In at least two separate incidents in Pune city, neighbours have allegedly frustrated their fellow dwellers

Maharashtra rains: IMD issues red alert for five districts, orange alert for Mumbai
India

Maharashtra rains: IMD issues red alert for five districts, orange alert for Mumbai

Several parts of Maharashtra have been witnessing heavy rainfall over the past few days amidst the wet spell on the state since the onset of a torrential monsoon

Maharashtra: IT professional held for repeatedly raping colleague in Pune
India

Maharashtra: IT professional held for repeatedly raping colleague in Pune

The incident took place on 6 June when the accused called the woman, who is his subordinate, for a meal, then forced her to have liquor and raped her

Sidhu Moose Wala murder case: Shooter, member of Lawrence Bishnoi gang, held in Pune
India

Sidhu Moose Wala murder case: Shooter, member of Lawrence Bishnoi gang, held in Pune

Pune rural police has also arrested Santosh Jadhav's aide Nagnath Suryawansh, who is also a suspect in the singer's case. The duo has been arrested in connection with a murder case of 2021 in Pune