Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Massive jams as PM comes visiting Schools closed at noon, offices at 3 pm

    BHOPAL: Traffic was thrown off the rails in the state capital on Friday evening after the PM Narendra Modi’s public meeting at Lal Parade Ground ended. The entire crowd spilled on the roads around. People had to walk on foot from Lal Parade to Raj Bhavan, Roshanpura Square, Professor Colony, Polytechnic Square and other places.

  • 16 Inspirational quotes by APJ Abdul Kalam in times of conflict

    Remembering APJ Abdul Kalam on his 85th birth anniversary today. He was also fondly known as ‘Missile Man’ and ‘People President’ of India. Kalam is a notable scientist and engineer. And, he has served as the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007.

  • Mumbai Potholes: ‘MCGM shielding contractors’, says MNS

    Mumbai: In a flow of outburst over the city’s pothole menace in the civic body’s standing committee meeting on Thursday, MNS leader Sandeep Deshpande alleged that the municipal corporation is shielding the contractors implicated in the Rs 352 crore road scam by excluding some relevant sections against them.

  • Mumbai perfume trader dead in Bhopal

    BHOPAL: Mumbai based perfume trader died in Bhopal on Friday.  He along with 18 perfume traders had come to Bhopal to attend get-together in Noor us Subah hotel. Traders were staying since October 11.

  • Mumbai schools gear up for ‘Vachan Prerna’ day

    Mumbai: While exams might be dimming the celebration of ‘Vachan Prerna’ day in some city schools, others will be celebrating the day with no stone left unturned.

  • Mumbai: Bollywood photographer ends life

    Veteran Bollywood photographer Jagdish Kamble alias Jagdish Aurangabadkar (65) allegedly committed suicide at his residence in Goregaon on Thursday.

  • Mumbai: Thane gearing up for silent Maratha march

    Mumbai: Thane city is gearing up for a mega morcha on October 16 that is being organised by the Maratha Kranti Morcha as part of the series of such events being organised across the state. Sources said that the morcha will start from Teen Haat Naka at 10 am in the morning and will march to the Collectors Office. The applica-tion for this morcha was submitted to the Collectors Office today.

  • Expedite Mallya’s jet selling process: Bombay High Court

    Mumbai: On Friday, the Bombay High Court directed the Service Tax Department to ‘expedite’ the process of selling the private air-craft owned by former liquor baron Vijay Mallya. The court has di-rected the department to sell off the jet before December 15, this year. The direction came from a division bench headed by Justice Satyaranjan Dharmadhikari, while hearing a notice of motion mo-ved by the Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL) seeking parking charges of

  • Decide over petition for action against NCP leaders in irriagation scam: HC to ACB

    Mumbai: After hearing a petition seeking criminal action against NCP leaders Ajit Pawar, Sunil Tatkare and around 81 officers of the State Irrigation department for their alleged role in the infamous Irrigation Scam, the Bombay High Court has directed the Anti Cor-ruption Bureau (ACB) to consider the petitioner’s representation and decide over the same. The direction came from a division bench of Chief Justice Manjula Chellur and Justice Mahesh Sonak, while hearing a public

  • Yameen is surviving on borrowed time

    The Maldivian government’s decision to quit the Commonwealth after mounting pressure from the 53-nation group over corruption and deterioration of human rights in the Indian Ocean state was not unexpected. The Abdulla Yameen government in Maldives had been put on notice on September 23 by the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) and given six months to address concerns including the detention and prosecution of opposition leaders, meddling with the judiciary and undermining democratic institutions.

  • Kerala and its spiralling cycle of political killings

    Political killings have assumed menacing proportions in Kerala in recent weeks, provoking Congress opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala to wonder whether the state, known world over as God’s own country, is fast becoming Devil’s own country. Chennithala was Home Minister in the erstwhile Congress-led coalition and faced frequent criticism over poor law and order but now it is his turn to pick holes in the functioning of the new government. Apparently, at the root of

  • End to terrorism lies in Kashmir solution, says Farooq Abdullah

    Srinagar : India and Pakistan must talk and solve the Kashmir issue to end terrorism in the region, former Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah said on Friday, after a meeting of opposition parties that rooted for talks with all, including separatists, to end the ongoing bloody unrest that has crippled normal life for over three months in the valley.