Free Press Journal
  • Remembering Yash Chopra – the “King of Romance” on his birth anniversary

    Yash Chopra was also known as the “King of Romance” in Bollywood for the countless films he produced/ directed in the romance genre. Yashji – the man who taught us the meaning of romance and unconditional love had a career spanned over a five decades in the Hindi Film industry.

  • Mumbai woman booked for assault on guard at Worli Sea Link

    Mumbai: One 30-year-old woman allegedly hit an on duty State Security Force guard using her sandal at security point of Worli Sea Link Road on September 22 evening, when the entire Mumbai and adjoining areas were put on high alert due to suspicious movement of masked men in Uran. The lady, identified as Shabina Khatri, took off her sandal and hit the on duty officer on his left hand. The whole incident is

  • Rainfall in Mumbai set to reduce further

    Mumbai: With only few spells of rain reported in the city in the past 48 hours, the officials from the weather department stated that the rainfall is set to reduce even further.

  • HC permits co to withdraw bid for auctioning Mallya’s private jet

    Mumbai: On Monday, the Bombay High Court permitted SGI Commex – the company claiming to win an auction condcuted by the Service Tax Department, to sell off the private jet of former liqour baron Vijay Mallya, to withdrew its bid.

  • Rooftop solar power plant at Mumbai WTC generates 700 units

    Mumbai: Ten days after the city’s largest rooftop solar power plant was installed at World Trade Centre (WTC), it recorded the highest units of electricity generation at 700 units on Monday.

  • Manhunt launched by Thane police to nab snatcher gang

    Bhayandar: Sleuths of the Mira Road division of the Thane (rural) police are back on their toes hunting for the notorious snatcher gang who after a brief lull seem to be back in action. This time they targeted a teenager and made away with Rs 30,000 cash after diverting his attention on Monday afternoon.

  • No pre-censorship of play, dramas, Maha govt informs HC

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court was on Monday informed by the Maharashtra government that the pre-censorship of plays or dramas was not compulsory as per its notification, issued in March this year.

  • Mumbai rape victim fighting to get her complaint registered

    Mumbai: Almost two months after a 42-year-old woman was allegedly raped, no First Information Report (FIR) has been registered by the police. The victim woman was allegedly raped by her 39-year-old former boss on July 29 in Pune.

  • Shiv Sena dig at PM Narendra Modi over Uri terror attack

    Mumbai: In a veiled dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over India’s moves against Pakistan after the Uri attack, key BJP ally Shiv Sena on Monday said the neighbouring country’s Premier Nawaz Sharif is now showing off a “56-inch chest”.

  • MCGM to release coffee table book on Dr B R Ambedkar

    Mumbai: After spending Rs two crore on medical books and periodicals, the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai will soon spend over Rs 74,000 for the artwork on coffee table books on Dr B R Ambedkar that will be released in the first week of December 2016.

  • Mumbai BJP worker’s son held in rape case

    Mumbai: One 18-year-old boy has been arrested by Kurar police station in connection with his alleged involvement of raping a 16-year-old girl who he has known since January.

  • Mumbai woman held for assaulting on duty cop

    Mumbai: On September 26, one 36-year-old lady has been arrested by Cuffe Parade police for assaulting on duty police officer. The case has been registered by Dashrath Arjun Awhad (38), resident of Rambai colony, Ghatkopar, Mumbai.

  • Uri Attack: A statesman-like approach, finally

    It is hard to say who felt more let down by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Kozhikode address last Saturday: the TV news anchors or the assembled BJP crowd. Following the terror attack in Uri in which 19 jawans were killed, television channels had built up a frenzy, calling for a tit-for-tat attack against Pakistan.