Free Press Journal
  • Rahul takes fresh jibe at BSP, SP

    Azamgarh: Launching a fresh attack against BSP and the ruling SP in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi today said while the “elephant” has eaten all the money, the “cycle” is standing “punctured” in the state.

  • Talgo completes final run in less than 12 hours

    New Delhi: The much-awaited Spanish-made Talgo high-speed train completed its last Delhi-Mumbai final trial run in less than 12 hours, the Ministry of Railways said on Sunday.

  • Venkaiah Naidu asks if Zakir Naik is boss of Indian Muslims

    Hyderabad: Terming as “totally absurd” the allegations levelled by controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik against the government, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today accused him of taking shelter under religion and wondered if he is the “boss” of all Indian Muslims.

  • Monorail’s trial run successful

    Mumbai : A successful trial run of the monorail was conducted on Friday, where the monorail started from Wadala Depot to Lower Parel. The 9km trial run started at 11:38am and was concluded at 12:34pm which ran at a speed of 15-kmph.

  • Many devotees bid adieu to Lord Ganesh

    Mumbai : On the fifth day of Ganeshotsav this year, the city saw a total of 30, 575 idols being immersed at various lakes and ponds.

  • Panel inspects passenger amenities at Bandra (T)

    Mumbai : Railway Board nominated passenger amenities committee on Saturday conducted an inspection at Bandra Terminus and Bandra Railway Station to check the maintenance of the passenger amenities offered at the station.

  • Trespass complaint filed against Cong corporator

    Mumbai : A case of criminal trespass has been registered against Congress Corporator Mohsin Haider at Oshiwara police station.  According to the Oshiwara police, Mohsin Haider (49) had sent flowers to the complainant Sunil Shukla (46) at his Lokhandwala residence.

  • 4 women of a family killed in Sangli

    Mumbai: Four women members of a family were on Saturday killed in Sangli district of western Maharashtra, police said. The deceased were identified as Sushila Irkar (60), her daughter-in-law Sindhubai Irkar (40) and Sindhubai’s daughters Rupali (19) and Rani (16), police said. They were killed in their village in Jat tehsil early today with sharp weapons, police said, adding the motive behind the killings is yet to be established. Further investigation into

  • GRP rape victim turns out to be extortionist, arrested

    Mumbai : In a major twist to the Diva gangrape charges against four Railway Protection Force (RPF) constables, the Mumbra  police on Friday night booked the complainant and her aide for allegedly demanding Rs 95,000 from the “accused” to withdraw the complaint.

  • TMC earmarks Kolshet to develop transport hub

    Mumbai : Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) has earmarked the area of Kolshet in Thane to develop an intermodal transport hub  which would  offer connectivity to the public transport services.

  • BJP-Cong bicker over Zakir Naik’s donation

    New Delhi : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday fielded union law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad to mount a blistering attack on the Congress for taking ‘bribe’ of Rs 50 lakh from controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik’s NGO in 2011 “to provide shelter to his illegal and anti-national activities and allow telecast of his Peace TV.”

  • Essar phone tap: SIT questions complainant

    New Delhi : The Delhi Police, which is conducting a preliminary enquiry into the allegations of phone tapping of politicians, bureaucrats, industrialists and many other high-profile people by corporate major Essar Group, on Saturday questioned the complainant in the case Suren Uppal for over two hours.

  • Give data of serious pending cases, HC directs Solapur SP

    Mumbai : After noting the ‘inaction’ of Solapur police in completing the investigations in a 2012 murder case, the Bombay High Court directed the Superintendent of Police (SP), Solapur district to come up with total number of ‘serious’ cases pending for investigations since last one year.

  • Contractor found dead inside car

    Thane: A 39-year-old contractor was found dead under mysterious circumstances in a car at Sonarpada in Dombivili here, police said on Saturday. The body was yesterday spotted by an autorickshaw driver residing in the locality who saw a man lying in a pool of blood inside the vehicle, Police Inspector of Manpada police station, V Shende said. Police immediately took the body with stab wounds on his neck and sent it for