Anil Deshmuk.

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Ex-Maharashtra Min Anil Deshmukh Summoned By CBI For Questioning

Former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh, currently under scrutiny for corruption, has been summoned by the CBI for questioning scheduled on April 14. Deshmukh's alleged crime was highlighted after suspended former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh accused him of demanding Rs 100 crore through extortion drill every month. Besides, suspended cop Sachin Waze also accused him of demanding Rs 100 crore as bribe in return for Waze's… read-more

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 - 02:44 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Anil Deshmukh, Home Minister, Sachin Waze, CBI, extortion, Param bir Singh, corruption

Courtesy: The Times of India


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SC Agrees With Bombay HC Decision Of CBI Probe Against Min Deshmukh

Dismissing the pleas filed by the Maharashtra government and State Home Minister Anil Deshmukh, the Supreme Court on April 8 chose not to interfere with the Bombay High Court order. Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul gave a nod to the Bombay HC’s decision directing CBI to conduct an enquiry against Deshmukh. However, representing the petitioners, Kapil Sibal argued against the CBI inquiry on the basis of "unsubstantiated allegation".

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 08:48 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: Bombay High Court, Anil Deshmukh, Mumbai, Supreme Court

Courtesy: The Tribune

Anil Deshmukh (left), Sharad Pawar (right)

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Ex-Officer Sachin vaze Accuses Anil Deshmukh Of Demanding Extortion Money

Suspended Mumbai police Sachin Vaze, in his exclusive letter to NIA, alleged that ex-Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh demanded Rs2 crore. Reportedly, the amount was to ensure Vaze's reinstatement into Mumbai Police against the NCP supremo Sharad Pawar's decision. Moreover, he also accused Deshmukh of asking him to collect money from bars and restaurants. The letter also ropes in state's Transport Minister Anil Parab for the same.

Wed, 07 Apr 2021 - 06:59 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Sachin Vaze, Anil Deshmukh, Sharad Pawar, extortion

Courtesy: India Today

Representational photo: Dilip Walse Patil.

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Maharashtra: Dilip Walse Patil Appointed As State Home Minister

Maharashtra's Labour Minister Dilip Walse Patil has been selected to handle State Home Ministry for a short-period, after Anil Deshmukh resigned on April 5. Considered a close aid of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), Patil was the third choice of party supremo Sharad Pawar. The six-time MLA from Ambegaon, Patil, has also served as Maharashtra Assembly Speaker from 2009-14 and has handled education, finance and energy departments over the… read-more

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 - 10:22 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Dilip Walse Patil, Sharad Pawar, Anil Deshmukh, Home Minister

Courtesy: The Times of India

Anil Deshmukh.

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NCP leader Anil Deshmukh Resigns As The Home Minister Of Maharashtra

NCP leader Anil Deshmukh has resigned as the Home Minister of Maharashtra on April 5. Mumbai's former police commissioner Param Bir Singh accused Deshmukh of illegally pressurising police officers to collect Rs 100 crore monthly from bars and hotels in Mumbai. BJP in the opposition has been demanding his removal from the Maha Vikas Aghadi government due to the corruption charges against him. Bombay High Court has ordered a CBI probe into the… read-more

Mon, 05 Apr 2021 - 05:11 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Maharashtra Home Minister, Anil Deshmukh, Resignation, corruption

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Anil Deshmukh

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Maharashtra: CBI To Probe Corruption Charges Against Anil Deshmukh

The Bombay High Court on April 5 ordered the CBI to investigate the corruption charges against Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh. The direction was issued on a PIL filed by former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh who accused Deshmukh of giving collection targets to police officers. The court said the investigation may not be independent if it was given to the police as Deshmukh's position will affect the results.

Mon, 05 Apr 2021 - 01:48 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Bombay High Court, Param bir Singh, Anil Deshmukh, CBI

Param Bir Singh

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SC To Param Bir Singh: Approach Bombay HC For Plea Against Anil Deshmukh

The Supreme Court suggested the former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh to approach the Bombay High Court for a probe against Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh. The bench comprising Justice Kishan Kaul and Subhash Reddy stated that 'the matter is quite serious'. Reportedly, Singh was earlier transferred under the Ambani-bomb-scare case. However, the commissioner had claimed in his petition about Anil Deshmukh's malpractices of… read-more

Wed, 24 Mar 2021 - 03:53 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Param bir Singh, Supreme Court of India, Anil Deshmukh, Bombay High Court

Courtesy: Live Law

Param Bir Singh

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Param Bir Singh Requests SC To Order CBI Probe Against Maha Home Min

Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh has approached the Supreme Court seeking a CBI probe against State Home Minister Anil Deshmukh. The IPS officer, now transferred as Director General of Maharashtra Home Guard, had earlier accused Deshmukh of giving "collection targets" to the police officers. Singh in his petition claimed that his transfer is based on "conjectures, surmises and pure speculation". The apex court is likely to… read-more

Tue, 23 Mar 2021 - 11:51 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Anil Deshmukh, Param bir Singh, Sachin Waze, Mumbai, Maharashtra

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

BJP Protests

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Maharashtra: BJP Workers Protest Seeking Anil Deshmukh's Resignation

Maharashtra BJP workers staged a protest on March 21 seeking Home Minister Anil Deshmukh’s resignation after the ex-Mumbai Police Commissioner letter surfaced. While the Pune protests were led by state BJP Chief Chandrakant Patil, Chandrashekhar Bawankule led the Nagpur protests. Moreover, BJP Yuva Morcha staged an agitation outside Deshmukh’s residence. Reportedly, the ex-Maharashtra top cop Param Bir Singh accused Anil of giving "collection… read-more

Sun, 21 Mar 2021 - 07:40 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Maharashtra , Anil Deshmukh, Param bir Singh, Mumbai

Representational photo: Patanjali Coronil medicine.

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Maha Govt Bans Coronil Sale; Minister Terms It Hurried, 'Deplorable'

Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on February 23 ordered to prohibit the sale of Patanjali Ayurved’s Coronil medicine claiming protection against COVID-19. Criticising the hurried launch, Deshmukh also termed the advocacy by Union Ministers as “deplorable.” Reportedly, Deshmukh's jibe was at Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, who was present at the Coronil launch. Interestingly, the move came a day after the WHO denied clearing any… read-more

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 - 07:25 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Home Minister, Anil Deshmukh, Patanjali Coronil, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, WHO, Covid-19

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