Free Press Journal
  • Gangrape of mother, daughter: 14 people detained

    Bulandshahr (UP): Fourteen people were today detained in connection with the gangrape of a woman and her teenage daughter near Bulandshahr in Uttar Pradesh, with 15 police teams dispatched to apprehend the main accused who has been identified.

  • Cow slaughter case: Mob attacks house

    Muzaffarnagar: Tension prevailed in Kandhla village here after a mob attacked a house where an alleged cow slaughter took place with police booking four members of the family on the charge.

  • AAP continues assault on PM Modi as another MLA arrested

    New Delhi: With the arrest of yet another of its MLA, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday came down heavily on Prime Minister Narendra Modi questioning his sanity and accusing of him of acting on pure ‘vengeance’ against the Delhi government.

  • CBI arrests Aurangabad airport director for accepting bribe

    New Delhi: The anti-corruption division of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Sunday arrested Aurangabad airport director Alok Varshney for accepting bribe of Rs. 10,000 as the first instalment out of a total demand of alleged bribe of Rs. 50,000.

  • PM Modi urges nation to encourage Rio athletes

    New Delhi: Extending best wishes to the Indian contingent who would be representing India at the Rio Olympics next month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged the nation to encourage them.

  • 5 killed in Thane building collapse

    Thane: At least five persons were killed and ten others injured when a building collapsed in the powerloom town of Bhiwandi this morning amid heavy rains.

  • MCGM receives 13K pleas on DP

    Mumbai : Over the last two months, Mumbaikars come together to point out that the proposed Development Plan (DP) 2034 could well prove injurious to the city’s continued health. The MCGM had received 12,916 comments, suggestions and complaints by July 29 from concerned citizens and citizen groups, including those filed online.

  • Building collapses in Girgaum, three trapped in debris rescued

    Mumbai : On Saturday morning, a portion of a three storey building collapsed in Girgaum, with three people getting trapped in the debris. The fire brigade rescued the three and no casualties were reported.

  • Satish Mathur is new DGP

    Mumbai: On Saturday, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis  appointed  IPS officer Satish C. Mathur  as the new Director General of Police (DGP). Additional Chief Secretary (Home) K P Bakshi confirmed Mathur’s appointment as the DGP. Satish Mathur is an officer of the 1981 IPS batch. Previously, Mathur was DGP, Anti-Corruption Bureau. He succeeded Pravin Dixit who super-annuated on Saturday after serving the post as DGP, Maharashtra since September 2015. Among the earliest and

  • Raj-Uddhav meeting a family affair: Sena

    Mumbai : A day after estranged cousins Raj and Uddhav Thackeray met causing ripples in political circles, Shiv Sena on Saturday said it was a ‘family meeting’ and nothing more should be read into it.

  • Govt contemplating ban on country liquor

    “We will consider the case if the demand rises from amongst the people. But, we are not looking in for a complete prohibition in any part of the state as of now.” (more…)

  • Heavy rains likely to lash Maha today

    Mumbai : Heavy rains continued to lash the city on Saturday, leaving Mumbaikars stranded, even as weathermen predicted heavy showers across the state for tomorrow.