Free Press Journal
  • Handwara unrest

    Handwara unrest: Shut down by separatists enters day four

    Srinagar – The shut down call by the separatists following the alleged molestation of a minor girl by an Indian Army personnel in Handwara, Jammu and Kashmir entered its fourth day today in parts of Srinagar, as the area witnessed a tensed calm with the security still beefed up and restrictions still imposed.

  • MSRDC spent Rs 119 crore on maintenance of City flyovers

    Mumbai : MSRDC has spent over Rs 119 crore on maintenance of flyovers in Mumbai, even as the MEP has been awarded the contract for Rs 2242.35 crore to collect toll for the same purpose, a reply to an RTI query has revealed.

  • SHEENA Bora

    Court rejects Khanna’s plea for driver’s confessional statement

    Mumbai : The special CBI court on Friday rejected the application moved by Sanjeev Khanna one of the accused in the high profile murder mystery of Sheena Bora and the second husband of former media baron Indrani Mukherjee.

  • 70-year-old killed in road accident

    Mumbai : A 72-year-old man was dragged for a distance of nearly 15 feet by a bike that hit him and resulted in a fatal injury while he was crossing the Devidas Lane at Borivali (W) on Friday morning. Police sources stated that the victim, Mukesh Mehta, resident of Tilak Complex at Devidas Lane had stepped out of his building at around 8:30 am in the morning. As he was trying to cross

  • Advocate, two others booked

    Mumbai : A city-based advocate and two of his female associates were booked for allegedly running a racket of ‘fake lawyers’ here and cheating litigants, police stated on Friday. Cases against advocate Sunil Kumar and his two associates were lodged with Borivali police station, Kurur police station last month; while the one with Azad Nagar police station was filed on April 8. The cases were registered under sections 406 (criminal breach of trust),

  • HC slaps contempt notice on MNS leader Nitin Sardesai

    Mumbai : After perusing the compliance report filed by the state government, the Bombay High Court on Friday slapped Nitin Sardesai, the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena’s leader with a contempt notice for violating the noise level rules during the party’s ‘revival’ event held in Shivaji Park, a silence zone, last week. The court has also directed the state government and the BMC to initiate action against the organizers of the event.

  • Now Drop-in Center for AIDS counseling at Mira Road

    Mumbai : In an attempt to promote positive living and improve the quality of life of PLWHAs and to offer proper guidance to those seeking help because of past or current risk behavior, the health department of the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) has started a dedicated Drop-in-Center (DiC) at its Bharat Ratna Indira Gandhi Hospital in the Poonam Sagar area of Mira Road (East). Moving their focus away from general health education,

  • Kashimira police nabs teacher who leaked HSC paper

    Mumbai : A month after a student was caught in Mira Road using WhatsApp to cheat in the book keeping and accountancy question paper in the HSC examinations this year, the police arrested a 44-year-old school teacher from Ghatkopar for his alleged involvement in the paper-leak case.

  • We have not violated any directions: Govt to HC

    Mumbai : In a bid to refute the allegations, the state government and Ashish Shelar, president of city’s BJP unit, on Wednesday filed an affidavit in the Bombay High Court saying that they have not violated the HC’s directions regarding the Dahi Handi festival.

  • Gadoli hearing on May 3

    The gangster was killed in an encounter with the police at a hotel in Andheri and the family had claimed that he was unarmed was deliberately gunned down. (more…)