Free Press Journal
  • A relationship is an offering — Sadhguru, Isha Foundation

    There are many types of relationships that you hold in your life. There are neighbours, friends, wives, husbands, children, parents, siblings, lovers, there are people who hate each other, everything is a relationship. Fundamentally, all relationships in your life have come up because you have certain needs to fulfill – physical, mental, emotional, social, financial and so on. You try to establish a certain type of relationship to fulfill whatever kind of need you

  • Heavy rains disrupt life in Mumbai

    Mumbai: Normal to heavy rainfall in the city disrupted life in the city in the last 48 hours. The weatherman has predicted rainfall at regular intervals in the next 24 hours.

  • MCGM demolishes 78 hutments in Andheri

    Mumbai: The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) on Thursday carried out a demolition drive on illegal encroachments on 78 hutments in Andheri west at N C Phadke marg.

  • Malnutrition deaths: NHRC notice to Maharashtra government

    Mumbai: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Thursday issued a notice to Maharashtra government, giving it four weeks to submit a report on deaths of children allegedly due to malnutrition in Palghar district.

  • 4 snakes found in Borivali hospital’s blood bank  

    Mumbai: Staffers in the blood bank of Bhagwati Hospital at Borivali (W) had some surprise visitors on Thursday. Four snakes were spotted in the premises of the blood bank and the staff had to call experts to catch them and release them back in the jungle area.

  • Maratha quota: Hearing deferred in Bombay HC

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday deferred a hearing of an application seeking ‘expedition’ of the proceedings in the Maratha Reservation petition, till September 30.

  • New policy to push agriculture sector in Maharashtra

    Mumbai: To rejuvenate the sagging agriculture in the state, Maharashtra government has decided to bring in a new policy that will focus on promoting indigenous seeds instead of genetically-modified ones and also farm-allied businesses.

  • Ganeshotsav gone, political banners stay-on

    Bhayandar: It’s been exactly a week since devotees bid this year’s final adieu to the Elephant Headed God after the 11-day long Ganeshotsav festivities came to an end, however, illegal gates, hoardings  and banners that were put-up well ahead of the festive period continue to encroach upon roads and deface the twin-city of Mira Bhayandar.

  • Relief for Pankaj Bhujbal in money laundering case

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday extended the pre-arrest protection to sitting MLA Pankaj Bhujbal and others named in the Rs 800 crore money laundering case, till October 5. It may be recalled that Pankaj, son of former deputy chief minister and senior NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal has a non-bailable warrant against him for his alleged involvement in the said money laundering case.

  • Woman posing as journalist arrested for extortion

    Bhayandar: A 29-year-old woman posing as a scribe has been arrested by the Naya Nagar police on charges of extorting money from a  club owner in Mira Road on Wednesday. However the kingpin identified as Hamid Khan on the behest of whom the woman – Jainab Ansari alias Neha (29) came to collect the extortion money is still at large.

  • Ice Lounge hookah joint raided in Mira Road

     Bhayandar: In continuance with their crackdown against activities that are destroying the moral fabric of the younger generation, the Anti Human Trafficking unit of the Thane (rural) police raided a hookah parlour in Mira Road and arrested 32 people, including the operator and 2 women.

  • Hearing impaired on indefinite hunger strike against corruption

    Mumbai: Over 200 hearing impaired persons have gone on an indefinite strike outside the Ali Yavar Jung National Institute for Hearing Handicapped in Bandra alleging corruption and malpractices the institute’s working.

  • BEST members oppose mobile ticketing app contract to Trimax IT

    Mumbai: BEST committee members on Thursday opposed the contract given to Trimax IT Infrastructure for the mobile ticketing system app for BEST buses and asked the BEST authorities to issue fresh tenders for the same.

  • No need to ‘recall’ witnesses in Bilkis Bano gang rape case

    MUMBAI: Finding no need to ‘recall’ the witnesses in the infamous 2002 Bilkis Bano gang rape case, the Bombay High Court on Thursday rejected the applications moved by the defence counsels in the case. It may be recalled that the HC is currently hearing an appeal of 11 convicts in the case along with the appeals of Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI) which has sough enhancement in the punishment

  • Police file FIR after wife of man who ended life

    MUMBAI: The Malvani police have registered a case against the wife of a 30-year-old man who ended his life by hanging himself in his house after she claimed that she was having an affair with another person.