Free Press Journal
  • HC Unhappy Over State Stand On Women’s Safety

    Mumbai : The State filed its compliance report on suggestions made by the Justice (retd) Dharmadhikari committee on women’s safety in the Bombay High Court on Friday. The court, however, expressed displeasure on the steps taken by the state.

  • Briefs

    Elderly Technician Held For Unnatural Sex

  • HC offers ray of hope for JN type buildings’ redevelopment

      As Adivashi pens this 100th piece, a ray of hope appears on the horizon for one of the daunting problems raised several times in these columns. Thousands of families have been living dangerously in less than three-decade-old crumbling JN type buildings built by CIDCO as permissions to redevelop their properties have been held up by the planning agency itself. Now the residents can heave a sigh of relief as Bombay High Court

  • Now Come Easy, Go Easy On CR

    Additional 19 Escalators And 18 Lifts Are Going To Be Installed On CR Railway Stations

  • ‘Hey Ram’ – Bapu’s Memorial Gathers Dust On Martyr’s Day

    Palghar : January 30 is observed as Martyr’s Day across India as it marks the assassination of M K Gandhi and people across the nation and globe visit the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi to offer flowers and observe a 2-minute silence as a mark of respect. However, that wasn’t the case at Arnala (Virar) where a portion of Mahatma Gandhi’s ashes were immersed. Even when Palghar district has a plethora of politicians,

  • Sunanda K Datta-Ray

    Barack says to cut out the Hoopla

    Once the beguiling themes of ‘chemistry’ and ‘fashion’ that became talking points during Barack Obama’s visit were set aside and indignation over his comments on religion had subsided, what remains is the reminder that the answer to India’s economic problems lies at home. Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew repeatedly made the same point to Indians for more than 50 years. “My secretaries asked Singapore businessmen with investments in India what, apart from infrastructure,

  • Investing In A State Of Zero Waste

     The ‘Clean India’ campaign launched by Prime Minister Modi is getting support from a broad spectrum of celebrities. Filmstar Priyanka Chopra launched a 16-day campaign to clean up a Versova, Mumbai locality. Kareena Kapoor painted some walls at Karjat where she was shooting for a film. Salman Khan took up the broom and swept some localities in that area and Sufi singer Kailash Kher has joined the campaign. It is indeed welcome

  • Yet Another Blow To Gandhis

    So that is how the cookie crumbles. The Jayanthi Natarajan letter-bomb has yet again forced the beleaguered Congress Party on the back foot. Buffeted by open defiance and challenge by a number of state leaders soon after the humiliating defeat in the Lok Sabha election last year, several others held their nerve and chose to wait and watch. However, the failure of the party leadership to get its act together has only