Extortion(Search results - 40)
Top StoriesMay 6, 2021, 9:25 AM IST
Bengaluru: 3 arrested for extorting Rs 1.2 lakh for ICU bed; patient succumbs to Covid-19
According to the police, the accused -- identified as Venkata Subba Rao, Manjunath, and Punith -- allegedly demanded money from the patient's relatives to get an ICU bed in a reputed hospital.
Top StoriesApr 24, 2021, 9:32 AM IST
Maha extortion probe: CBI books ex-home minister Anil Deshmukh
The CBI is conducting searches at various places in connection with its probe into the allegations made by former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh.
Top StoriesApr 12, 2021, 8:10 PM IST
Extortion case: CBI summons ex-Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh
The summon from the CBI comes a day after the agency quizzed two of Deshmukh's aides Sanjeev Palande and Kundan.
Top StoriesApr 11, 2021, 9:22 PM IST
Extortion scandal: NIA arrests Mumbai Police officer Riyaz Kazi
Riyaz Kazi, who is an associate of suspended assistant police inspector Sachin Vaze, was grilled by the NIA multiple times before he was taken into custody on Sunday and sent to the agency's remand till April 16.
Top StoriesApr 5, 2021, 3:06 PM IST
Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh resigns after HC orders probe
NCP leader Nawab Malik announced that after the high court ruling, Deshmukh expressed his desire to resign to party chief Sharad Pawar. Following a meeting of the NCP top brass in Mumbai, Deshmukh met Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and tendered his resignation.
Top StoriesApr 5, 2021, 11:24 AM IST
Bombay HC orders CBI probe on charges against Maharashtra HM Anil Deshmukh
While stating that the CBI need not register an FIR against Deshmukh just yet, the Bombay High Court Deshmukh called upon the need for an independent probe considering that Deshmukh leads the police department.
Top StoriesMar 24, 2021, 6:07 PM IST
EXCLUSIVE: 'Not possible that Sachin Vaze acted alone; there are other cogs in the machine'
Shirish Thorat, a former Deputy Superintendent of Goa Police who is now settled in the United States, spoke exclusively to Asianet Newsable's Sunita Iyer about his friend and Mansukh Hiren murder case prime suspect API Sachin Vaze. He explains why the issue that Mumbai Police is faced with today is not about one rogue cop, but that of a systemic failure.
Top StoriesMar 24, 2021, 12:51 PM IST
SC tells Param Bir Singh: Charges are very serious, but approach high court first
The top court noted that the high court has enough powers to dispense justice under Article 226 of the Indian Constitution.
Top StoriesMar 24, 2021, 9:59 AM IST
Maha extortion-murder scandal probe: The latest developments
Here's what we know as far as the investigation into Mumbai Police Officer Sachin Vaze involvement in the Mansukh Hiren murder case and the allegations levelled by former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh is concerned.
Top StoriesMar 23, 2021, 9:04 AM IST
Flight manifest shows Anil Deshmukh flew back to Mumbai on February 15, Maha HM issues another statement
After the flight manifest story emerged, Deskhmukh on Tuesday morning issued another video statement, admitting that he did take a private aircraft to fly back to Mumbai on February 15 night.
Top StoriesMar 22, 2021, 3:58 PM IST
Param Bir Singh moves Supreme Court, wants probe into his allegations against Anil Deshmukh
The move follows the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi throwing weight behind Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh, against whom Param Bir Singh has levelled serious allegations.
Top StoriesMar 22, 2021, 1:15 PM IST
Mumbai extortion scandal: Pawar caught off-guard after giving Covid justification to defend Anil Deshmukh
NCP supremo Sharad Pawar addressed the media in New Delhi on Monday about the charges levelled Param Bir Singh and punched holes in the former Mumbai top cop's claims. But Pawar was caught off-guard when his defence of Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh was challenged mid-way the briefing.
Top StoriesMar 20, 2021, 7:14 PM IST
Param Bir Singh's explosive letter claims Maharashtra Home Minister asked Vaze to extort Rs 100 crore a month
In the letter, Param Bir Singh reportedly states that Deshmukh had asked suspended Mumbai Police inspector Sachin Vaze to extort Rs 100 crore from restaurants, bars and other establishments in the city every month.
India NewsDec 28, 2020, 10:19 AM IST
Suvendu Adhikari attacks Abhishek Banerjee; calls him ‘extortionist nephew’
Former state transport minister Suvendu Adhikari has sharply attacked the Trinamool after joining the BJP at Amit Shah's meeting at Medinipur College ground.
CrimeDec 15, 2020, 6:34 PM IST
Gangster Ravi Pujari's aide arrested in ex-K'taka minister Varthur Prakash's kidnap and extortion case
In relation to the kidnapping and extortion case of ex-minister Varthur Prakash, Kolar police on Sunday arrested an accused called Kaviraj who happens to be an associate of gangster Ravi Pujari.