Free Press Journal
  • State puts water transport project on back- burner

    DHARAM DHUTIA Mumbai The state government has put the water transport project at the back burner as no decision on the western coast water transport bidder and implementation of the Eastern water transport project, both of them are with the Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation ( MSRDC). While the Western water transport had got a bidder, Pratibha Industries, the state is scrutinizing the bidderalt39s records and still has to take a decision

  • Communal Violence Bill ploy to divert attention

    FPJ POLITICAL BUREAU Mumbai Flaying the Communal violence Bill as a ruse of Congress to shift the attention of people from corruption issues, BJP spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain said the proposed measure aimed at dividing people on religious lines.

  • For fear of failing again, Kalwa girl hangs self

    A teenage girl allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself shortly before the announcement of her higher secondary examination results near here, police said.

  • Emergency landing for Spice Jet flight

    STAFF REPORTER MUMBAI A Hyderabad- bound Spice- Jet flight made an emergency landing at Mumbai airport early on Friday morning following a smoke alarm in the cockpit, an official said.Flight SG- 401 took off from the city airport at 5.29 am but re- routed its way back to the airport after smoke was detected in the cargo hold. Passengers complained of burning sensation in their eyes and there was panic among them.

  • MSRDC to hold public hearing for Peddar Rd flyover in June

    STAFF REPORTER Mumbai: In an aggressive mood the Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation ( MSRDC) has said that come what may they would be executing the Peddar Road flyover project despite the resistance from the local residents. ” We would be having a public hearing in June and we would clear our stand that We would like to go ahead with the project as it would help the city as a whole,”

  • Intelligence tie- up with US formalised

    Both countries agree to share security- related organisational structures and systems as well as the regulatory framework


    In contrast to the ministerial team, the CM, as per her 2009 Lok Sabha polls nomination details, has total assets worth Rs 4.73 lakh with neither a car nor a house

  • Court reserves order on Behuraalt146s bail plea

    New Delhi A Delhi court on Friday reserved its order on the bail plea of former Telecom Secretary Siddhartha Behura, an accused in 2G spectrum scam case, who countered the conspiracy charge against him by saying he was

  • BJP raises the pitch for Afzalalt146s hanging

    The President had rejected two mercy petitions on Thursday. The BJP is now deriving strength to prop up its campaign from this verdict

  • Germany, France slug it out over…

    OUR BUREAU New Delhi Germans and French on Friday resorted to a public spat, taking a swipe at each other and promising the moon to India in a tussle for bagging Indiaalt39s biggest ever military contract worth U

  • Gauti, Yuvraj are out of Carribbean calypso

    AGENCIES Chennai India were today forced to field a depleted squad for next monthalt39s Test series against the West Indies after an injured Gautam Gambhir and an ill Yuvraj Singh were left out of the 16- member squad which has Abhinav Mukund as the lone new face.


    Govt bid to fast forward long list of death row convicts is to purportedly prevent 26/ 11 gunman from moving his clemency plea