Free Press Journal
  • People did not elect you to indulge in needless acts: Uddhav reminds BJP

    Mumbai : Taking the cue from the developments over the Uttarakhand trust vote, Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday took a sarcastic swipe at the BJP reminding them that they were not elected by the people to indulge in suspicious activities and needless acts.

  • Cheers, Delhi is no longer most polluted

    New Delhi/Geneva :  A part of the news is heartening: New Delhi, ranked worst in 2014, is no longer the world’s most polluted city.

  • Shiv Sena accuses PM of ‘terrorism’ in Uttarakhand

    NEW DELHI : In a veiled attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for thrusting the President’s rule in Uttarakhand that had to be revoked, the BJP’s ally Shiv Sena said he should be more humble, particularly when the people have given him an absolute majority, instead of resorting to kind of terrorism witnessed in the hill state.

  • Swaraj Abhiyan seeks to drag BJP leaders into chopper row

    New Delhi  : Now, BJP leaders have been dragged into the raging Westland chopper row. Lawyer Prashant Bhushan and activist Yogendra Yadav,  members of the Swaraj Abhiyan, have accused the Chhattisgarh Government of floating a global tender in a “shady manner” to purchase a specific Augusta Westland helicopter by paying “over 30 percent” commission  without exploring options.

  • Shelar asks BJP corporators to keep check on desilting work

    Mumbai : Observing the recent cases of irregularities in the nullahsafai work,  city BJP president Ashish Shelar  on Thursday asked his party corporators to look after the nullah desilting work. Shelar visited the drains at Bandra west after which he directed BJP corporators to keep a check on the nullah desilting work which has been started already.

  • Eunuchs booked for throwing coins

    Ujjain (MP) : Police have booked some members of eunuch community for allegedly throwing coins during their procession, which could have potentially led to a stampede, at the ongoing Kumbh fair. “We have registered a case against the eunuchs (Hijras) for taking out a procession without permission and throwing coins during the course of procession yesterday (Wednesday),” Superintendent of Police, Manohar Verma told PTI on Thursday.

  • Tech gliches hit CR, WR trains during rush hrs

    Mumbai : The Central and Western Railway commuters were hit hard on Thursday evening peak hours due to technical glitches on both Up and Down directions trains were halting.

  • 3 dance bars get licences

    Mumbai :  At least three dance bars have been granted licences within the time frame stipulated by the Supreme Court.

  • 4 held with 131 kg of marijuana

    Ujjain :  Police have confiscated a consignment of 131 kg of marijuana worth whopping Rs 4 crore in international market, and arrested 4 accused from Mohanpura culvert at Badnagar Road, on late Wednesday.

  • Agriculture needs paradigm shift: CM

    Mumbai : The agriculture sector needs a paradigm shift. The paradigm needs to be shifted from that of the relief and rehabilitation to that of investment, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said as he expressed his views about ‘Resurgent India – Maharashtra leads the way’ at Indian Merchants’ Chamber here on Thursday.

  • EC announces RS, Maha council polls

    Mumbai : The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Thursday announced the elections for the 10 seats of the state Legislative Council Elected by Members of Legislative Assemblies (EMLA) and the date for the biennial elections to six Rajya Sabha seats from Maharashtra.

  • Avahan Akhara witnesses election rivalry among Sadhus

    Ujjain :  Elections of the Mahant’s post turned into violent clash among Sadhus here at Avahan Akhara located at Sadawal Road in Dutt Akhara zone, on Thursday morning. In the clash 10 Sadhus sustained injuries. Three Sadhus among them were seriously injured and rushed to Madhav Nagar hospital while others were shifted to Civil Hospital by the police.

  • Karan, Ajinkya star in Ghatkopar Jets’ 2nd win

    Mumbai : Defending champions Ghatkopar Jets were well served by opener Karan Nande (55) and Ajinkya Belose (42) to help their side to comprehensive seven wickets victory over Thane Marathas in the Mitsui Shoji 5-Team League here at Police Gymkhana ground, on Thursday.

  • Naidu terms Bankruptcy bill as ‘game-changer’ in reforms

    New Delhi: Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday termed the Bankruptcy bill passed in Parliament as a “game changer” and said government has brought economic reforms to help chase down black money and bring transparency in financial sector.

  • Rio: Boxer’s can don India colors

    New Delhi :  The looming threat of an Olympic expulsion has ended for Indian boxers after the International Boxing Association (AIBA) agreed to extend the deadline for formation of the proposed new federation, which took another step forward by getting itself registered as a society.

  • RMC, VKP felicitate Saklecha for securing 141 rank in UPSC

    RATLAM :  Vanvasi Kalyan Parishad (VKP) here on Thursday felicitated Naresh Saklecha who has been selected for the prestigious IPS for obtaining 141 rank in the recently announced UPSC results.

  • Division’s first 3D CT scan machine in Hoshangabad

    Hoshangabad :  A 3D CT scan machine which has been installed at the Godvari CT scan centre of the Malwiya Hospital was inaugurated by VIdhansabha spaker Dr. Sitasharan Sharma in the presence of Municipal Corporation president Akhilesh Khandelwal and other public representatives. Dr. BM Agrawal told that after the installation of this machine, people of the city will not have to go anywhere.