Free Press Journal
  • Haji Ali Dargah, Worli

    Plea seeks High Court prod for demolition near Haji Ali

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Friday directed the State Government and the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) to file a reply in response to a public interest litigation seeking demolition of an illegal structure near the iconic Haji Ali Dargah.

  • I haven’t signed any Hollywood movie: Sonam

    Mumbai: Sonam Kapoor, who hinted at going the ‘Hollywood way,’ after she signed with Unitled Talent Agency (UTA), one of America’s topmost talent agencies, took to Twitter to clarify that she has not received any offers from the West, reports PTI.

  • Your daily horoscope by Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:– There will be meetings discussion with old acquaintances today. It is possibility that past issues may suddenly crop up and you might be asked from seniors about the clarification or description about it.

  • FAITH— Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

    If you think your faith in God does God a favour, you are mistaken. Your faith in God or your guru does nothing for God or guru. Faith is your wealth.

  • shakti kapoor

    Keep Calm and go ‘Aauuu’, its Shakti Kapoor’s Birthday!

    The moment we hear Shakti Kapoor’s name our brain goes “Aauuu”. From playing iconic comic characters in Bollywood to being a lovable dad in real life, this man has done it all. He has the shakti to make you ROFL at something absolutely pointless, and he has the shakti to make you quake in anger. Love him or hate him, but you just can’t ignore him! On his 58th birthday, we being

  • Jail Superintendent suspended for ‘sexually harassing’ female cop

    Mumbai: Thane Jail Superintendent, Hiralal Jadhav has been suspended for sexually harassing a woman constable. “Jadhav has in the past faced a departmental inquiry in connection with several complaints of sexual harassment filed by women officers and constables when he headed a training school for jail authorities.

  • Making the Right to Pee real with more and better toilets

    Mumbai: The National Convention on Women’s Right to Pee, a day-long event held on Thursday saw assurances from bureaucrats and civic body officials on more and better located toilets in the city and that too, soon.

  • Surya namaskar: Samajwadi Party men counsel parents 

    Mumbai: After a long fight with the civic body for regularizing Surya Namaskar in civic schools, the Samajwadi Party, on Friday conducted a meeting with parents of students from civic schools to discuss the controversial matter.  The party explained the reason behind disagreeing with the proposal and how the state government was trying to oppress them.

  • mamata banerjee

    West Bengal: Look beyond Singur

    The Supreme Court order restoring the lands acquired from farmers in Singur, West Bengal, a decade ago reaffirms the need for equity and justice even if the objective is to advance the public welfare through industrialisation.

  • Mother Teresa: Honouring the one who didn’t seek it

    Indians appear to revere Mother Teresa for all the good work she did. But the Missionaries of Charity founder herself refused to be called a social worker. The scramble to honour her (especially by visiting Rome for the canonisation) could, therefore, be inspired by an element of self-interest. Indians love foreign travel and global attention but the BJP isn’t alone in nursing political reservations about the ethnic Albanian nun who will become

  • Drugs, BP

    Generic drugs: Quality assurance required

    The drug scenario in India consists of three types of drugs. First is patented drug. The Patent Act requires that the innovator of a new drug will have monopoly over sale of the drug for 20 years. During this period, the innovator company can charge any price that it wishes. The idea is that the high price charged in these 20 years compensates for the expenditure incurred in research and development of

  • Sacked Goa RSS boss keeps up anti-BJP tirade

    Panaji: After revolting against RSS leadership, the organisation’s Goa chief Subhash Velingkar on Friday kept up his attack on the BJP even as several Sangh activists resented his move.

  • Gujarat reservation hearing advanced

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Friday advanced hearing on a Gujarat ordinance providing 10% quota to the economically backward students, including the agitating Patel community. The hearing has been now fixed on September 9 instead of September 19 as fixed in the last hearing. The Gujarat Government, which has come in appeal against the Gujarat High Court striking down the ordinance, sought an early hearing since the counseling for medical

  • HC relief for Naidu in cash-for-vote scandal

    Hyderabad: The Hyderabad High Court on Friday granted an interim stay on a lower court’s order for an investigation against Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu in a cash-for-vote case.

  • Stones rain in Kashmir: 50 hurt in fresh clashes

    Srinagar: Over 50 people were injured in clashes between stone-pelting mobs and security forces in the Kashmir Valley on Friday even as strict curfew was imposed to foil separatist-called protest rallies, police said.

  • Delhi Police forms special team to probe CD scandal

    New Delhi: Delhi Police Crime Branch has constituted a special team to probe the ‘objectionable’ CD controversy which led to sacking of AAP minister Sandeep Kumar. A delegation of Delhi BJP leaders on Thursday met Delhi police commissioner Alok Kumar Verma and lodged a complaint against the sacked AAP minister, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy CM Manish Sisodia, accusing them of “misusing their public authority against women”.-PTI