Free Press Journal
  • The GR states that a waste segregation facility must be started in every ward along with centers to process wet waste

    BMC to select SoBo for pilot project on waste segregation

    Mumbai : As per the new Government of Maharashtra Resolution (GR) making ward-level segregation of garbage is mandatory, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to choose one ward out of its 24, to start the project on a trial basis.

  • Top cop ‘intolerant’ to corruption

    Mumbai : It seems that the city’s top cop, Datta Padsalgikar, is in no mood to spare any corrupt officer in his team. This is why the Commissioner has issued a notice to all the departments of Mumbai Police and have warned his force that any form of corruption won’t be tolerated. This notice comes post the arrest of 52-year-old Police Inspector Sanjay Sawant of Kurar Polcie station who had demanded a total

  • Commuters face hardships but aware of future benefits

    Mumbai : Lakhs of commuters of the Central Railway on Saturday faced hardship as the megablock between CST and Wadala stations on the Harbour line route entered its second day even as local train services on both up and down slow line have been completely shut for 48 hours. The 72-hour megablock, which began yesterday will end at 1.30 am on February 22.

  • BJP, RSS conspiracy to divide Haryana: Congress

    New Delhi : The Congress on Saturday accused the BJP and RSS of “conspiring to divide Haryana on caste lines”, blaming it for the continued violence in the state over the Jat stir for quota.

  • Delhi government to move SC as city faces water crisis

    New Delhi : Delhi is staring at huge water shortage in next one or two days with 60 per cent of water supply affected due to the Jat stir in neighbouring Haryana, prompting the city government to rationalise water supply and approach the Supreme Court for help.

  • Modi to take call on J-K govt formation

    NEW DELHI : Prime Minister Narendra Modi is finally stepping in to end the impasse in the formation of the government in Jammu and Kashmir by agreeing to meet Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti here next week to sort out whatever reservations she has.

  • Jamia students among those spotted in video?

    New Delhi: Amid a raging row at JNU over an event during which anti-national slogans were allegedly raised, a group of Jamia students have claimed that a few of the students spotted in a video are from their university and the administration should help identify them.

  • Fasting Hardik admitted to hospital

    Surat : Incarcerated Patel quota stir spearhead Hardik Patel, on a hunger strike since Thursday, has been admitted to a hospital after he complained of weakness and dizziness.

  • ‘Doctored’ Kanhaiya CD sent to forensics

    New Delhi:  A ‘doctored’ video allegedly showing arrested JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar as raising anti-India slogans has been sent to a forensic laboratory by the District Magistrate conducting a probe into the sedition row.

  • Pakistan, terrorist organisations behind sloganeering: Bhagirath Prasad

    BHOPAL :  BJP Lok Sabha member and JNU alumni Dr Bhagirath Prasad, while interacting with the media here on Saturday claimed that Pakistan and terrorist organisations were behind the sloganeering in JNU “The police have taken action against anti-national elements and not against students of JNU”, he said.

  • Khattar govt lets Jat agitation go out of hand

    Chandigarh : Over the past month, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has been marketing Haryana as an ideal and peaceful investment destination across the country and even in China and Japan.

  • ‘Sanghwad Mukti Diwas’ is Cong answer to ‘Dhikkar Diwas’

    BHOPAL :  To counter the BJP’s ‘Dhikkar Diwas’ planned for 21 February, the state Congress will observe ‘Sanghwad Mukti Divas’ the next day The Congress has also asked 21 questions to the BJP regarding the definition of “anti-national”.

  • ” Bina anumati milein, hum aapke liye hain”

    BHOPAL :  Usually the rooms of government officers display boards directing the visitors to enter only during fixed meeting hours, not enter without permission and switch off mobiles phone before entering etc.

  • Assistant professors fume over denial of sabbatical

    BHOPAL :  Study Leave Denied Assistant Professors Struggle Front, MP has handed over a memorandum to Higher Education Minister, Principal Secretary and Commissioner to approve their study leave for pursuing PhD course.

  • Mobile Court fines 80 New Market traders

    BHOPAL :  The Mobile court of Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) slapped spot fine of Rs 1.60 lakh on 80 traders in New Market on Saturday on ground of encroachment. Earlier, BMC administration had removed the encroachment from New Market.

  • Court exempts Gandhis, gives bail to Sam Pitroda

    New Delhi : A court here on Saturday granted bail to Sam Pitroda, a former chairman of the National Innovation Council, and also granted exemption to Congress president Sonia Gandhi, vice president Rahul Gandhi and others in the National Herald case as per the Supreme Court directives.

  • Several trains cancelled due to Jat agitation

    BHOPAL: Northern Railways has cancelled several trains following agitation by Jaat community. Train number 11078, Jhelum Express, train number 16032 Andaman Express, train number 11057 Mumbai CST-Amritsar Express and train number 22685 Yashwantpur-Chandigarh Express have been cancelled on February 20 from their origin station.

  • Jail for suspended DIG, prisons Umesh Gandhi

    BHOPAL :  Suspended DIG (Prisons) Umesh Gandhi, his wife Archana and his brother Ajay were sent to jail on Saturday after the district and sessions court turned down their bail pleas in a case of owning properties disproportionate to known sources of income. ADJ Kashinath Singh dismissed their bail petitions. Charge-sheet was filed against the Gandhis on January 22.