Free Press Journal
  • Housing Bounty for the aspiring classes of Mumbai

    Use of no development zone, salt pan, Port Trust and MHADA land for creating affordable housing • FSI for commercial and office buildings up to 5 from 4 • uniform FSI for all star hotels  (more…)

  • Ephedrine drug racket has links with Vicky Goswami

    Mumbai : Even as the Thane Police have arrested three more persons in connection with the drug racket that was busted recently, inquiries have revealed that international drug smuggler Vicky Goswami is part of this racket and he was selling these drugs at different places.

  • Tackling drought situation: Centre puts onus on States

    New Delhi : Under attack over dealing with the drought that has hit 10 states, the Centre on Wednesday put the onus of addressing the situation on states while insisting that it is doing its bit to provide relief to those affected.

  • Good day for Harbour line commuters today; CR to introduce 12-car train

    Mumbai : From Friday, April 29, the much-awaited 12-car locals will start plying on Harbour line, the Central Railway announced on Wednesday. The CR will introduce one rake of 12-car on Harbour line, which will give 14 services in a day. The first 12-car local will leave from Vashi to Wadala at 6 am and the remaining 13 services will run on the Panvel-CST corridor.

  • ED seeks to recall permanent exemption given to Mallya

    New Delhi : The ED on Wednesday urged a Delhi court to recall its earlier order granting permanent exemption from personal appearance to liquor baron Vijay Mallya in a case for allegedly evading summons issued by the agency in connection with purported violation of foreign exchange rules.

  • Naval ships to be decommissioned today

    Mumbai: After completing around 30 years of commissioned service, Indian Naval Ships – Veer and Nipat – class missile vessels – are set to be decommissioned today. Both the ships were the frontrunners during the naval offensive on Karachi harbour in the 1971 war. With such a glorious legacy to their names, Veer and Nipat in their new avatars were commissioned at Poti, in erstwhile USSR on March 26, 1987 and December

  • Bhagat Singh kin object to book dubbing him terrorist

    New Delhi : A book which forms part of the Delhi University’s History curriculum calls Bhagat Singh a ‘revolutionary terrorist’, prompting the freedom fighter’s family to raise the issue with DU authorities as well as HRD Ministry. The book titled “India’s Struggle for Independence”, authored by noted historian Bipin Chadra and Mridula Mukherjee, mentions Bhagat Singh, Chandra Shekhar Azad, Surya Sen and others as “revolutionary terrorists” in Chapter 20. The book also calls

  • ‘Movers and Makers’ a compilation of ‘Make in India week 2016’ by Shaina NC

    Mumbai : One of the city’s top fashion designer and BJP leader, Shaina NC’s book ‘Movers and Makers’, a compilation of ‘Make in India week 2016’, was released on Wednesday by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Bollywood Actor Shah Rukh Khan in the presence of chief guest Subhash Desai, minister for industries and guardian minister, Mumbai city.

  • Owaisi clashes with Najma in Lok Sabha

    New Delhi : Two senior leaders, Asaduddin Owaisi of Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) and Union Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptulla, clashed fiercely in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday after the minister made some ‘personal’ remarks.

  • Deepika equals world record

    Shanghai : Indian archer Deepika Kumari on Tuesday equalled the world record in women’s recurve event before helping the country to the mixed pair bronze play-off in the first stage of the Archery World Cup that got underway here.

  • Chopper scandal: BJP attacks Sonia

    New Delhi : Hitting back at Sonia Gandhi, BJP on Wednesday asked the Congress president to use her ‘old relations’ in Italy to find out why an Italian court mentioned her name in AgustaWestland corruption case and said more revelations are on the way.

  • Fire safety measures to be put up at CSMVS

    Mumbai : Prof. Avkash Jadhav, of the trustees of the city’s Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalay (CSMVS), has proposed various safety measures to make the city’s premier museum, fire proof.  Jadhav, a nominated corporator of the MCGM and represents the civic body at the museum.

  • Sheena murder: Custody of all four accused extended

    Mumbai : The special CBI court on Wednesday extended the judicial custody of all the four accused involved in the high profile murder mystery of Sheena Bora.