Free Press Journal
  • Fire in Hiranandani’s residential tower

    Mumbai: A fire broke out on Thursday on the top floors of a residential building in Hiranandani Heritage complex at Kandivali here. There were no reports of casualties.

  • Leadership made a ‘mistake’, says Ramgopal; backs Akhilesh

    Lucknow: Amid the raging feud in Mulayam Singh Yadav’s family, Samajwadi Party leader Ramgopal Yadav on Thursday said the leadership had committed a “mistake” by removing Akhilesh Yadav as party’s UP president and that “differences” had arisen due to some “misunderstanding”.

  • Kashmir remains paralysed for 69th consecutive day

    Srinagar: Heavy deployments of security forces were made by authorities on Thursday in Srinagar and other places of the Kashmir Valley where life remained paralysed for the 69th consecutive day.

  • Travel firm, BMC hold beach clean-up in the city

    Mumbai: Leading travel com-pany Cox & Kings organised a special clean-up drive initiative along a three-kilometre coastal area of the Juhu beach in sub-urban Mumbai, as part of an initiative to create awareness and preserve the natural beauty of the environment.  Karan Anand, Head  at Relationships, Cox and Kings in a statement issued here said approximately 150 employees of the comp-any actively participated in the drive by volunteering for the

  • Zero-tolerance against illegal structure near airports

    Mumbai: Giving out a strong message against illegal constructions, the Bombay High Court on Wednesday said that it would adopt a ‘zero-tolerance’ policy against any kind of illegal construction near the city’s airports.

  • Shiv Sena targets Eknath Khadse again

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena on Wednesday targeted former Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse again, saying he is “reaping what he sowed”, and his rehabilitation depends on the outcome of a probe conducted by agencies controlled by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.

  • State cites paucity of doctors in villages for domicile reservation

    Mumbai: Citing that the dearth of doctors in rural areas and primary healthcare centres in the state as a reason, the state argued in the Bombay High Court on Wednesday that if the 85 percent domicile students’ restriction on private unaided medical colleges in Maharashtra is removed, the situation could get worse.

  • Re-exam candidates allocated FYJC seats

    Mumbai:  Around 6,500 SSC candidates who had appeared for the SSC re-exam this year were allocated First Year Junior College seats. Most of the candidates got colleges of their first preference. Total 32 candidates who had applied did not manage to get a seat allocation. Since a Bombay High Court ruling made it mandatory for all admissions to take place through the online allocations process, a special round