Free Press Journal
  • Parrikar writes scathing letter to Mamata over dragging Army into controversy

    New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday wrote a letter to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, expressing his disappointment in her over dragging the Indian Army into controversy over a routine matter, adding that her allegation in this regard run the risk of adversely impacting the morale of the country’s armed forces.

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    Shop till you drop at The Lil Flea this weekend!

    We all love shopping! The pleasure of having a new scarf around the neck is incredible. The warmth of a new pair of sandals, the funky neckpiece that sits ideally around your neck, the shine of a new hand bag, motivates you to shop again and again, right? If you are among the ones with similar disorder, then scout for the best knick-knacks at one of the happiest flea markets in the city –The

  • Bombay HC tells railways to consider Churchgate-Ambernath line

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday directed the Western Railways (WR) and Central Railways (CR) to ‘seriously’ consider its suggestion to start a railway line from Churchgate station to the Central Suburbs like Thane, Dombivli and Ambernath.

  • Bhopal: Muslim women enthused by HC verdict on Triple Talaq

    BHOPAL: The Allahabad High Court, on Thursday, ruled that Triple Talaq is violative of the rights of women. The court’s strong observation echoes the stand taken by the central government in the Supreme Court recently.

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    Mumbai: RTI activist alleges wastage, graft at Goregaon Film City

    Mumbai: A Right to Information (RTI) activist and social worker Rajkiran Salve has accused the officials of Film City also known as the Dadasaheb Phalke Chitranagari to be ridden with corruption. The activist has claimed that unnecessary expenditure has been wasted on illegal constructions in the film city in the past one year.

  • Bhopal: Planning commission vice chairman gives up salary, allowances

    BHOPAL:  Vice chairman of the planning commission Chetanya Kumar Kashyap has given up his salary and all kind of allowances in the nation’s interest. Kashyap has informed about his decision through letter to chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan who is also the chairman of the commission. It may be mentioned that Kashyap has already given up the salary, allowances and pension which he was getting as member of the legislative assembly.

  • Bhopal: BMC wants land for Bharat Mata Mandir

    BHOPAL: Mayor-in-Council of Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC), in its meeting on Thursday, has sent a proposal for allocation of land  to state government for construction of Bharat Mata temple. Mayor Alok Sharma presided over the meeting. BMC, in its budget, had made allocation of Rs 2 crore for construction of Bharat Mata Mandir at Manuabhan Ki Tekri. Proposal of Rs 1222.50 crore has been sent to urban administration for DPR for phase-2

  • Mumbai: 2 years on, still no report on Shakti Mills rape

    Mumnbai: The Maharashtra State Commission for Protection of Child Rights had directed the State Government in September 2014, to form a Special Investigations Team (SIT) in the case of Chand Babu Sattar Shaikh, a convict in the Shakti mill gang-rape rape case. Shockingly, two years later, the SIT has not yet submitted its report. The SIT was formed to investigate the Shakti mill rape case since the Commission found violation of Child Rights and Juvenile

  • Bhopal: Gold chain worth Rs 50,000 snatched

    BHOPAL: Incidences of chain snatching are on rise in the state capital.  A woman’s gold chain worth Rs 50,000 was snatched by unidentified looter from Indrapuri under Piplani police station on Thursday.

  • Bhopal: Anderson escape, CJM on leave, case adjourned till Jan 13

    BHOPAL: Former collector Moti Singh and SP Swaraj Puri did not appear in the court on Thursday in connection with the former Union Carbide chairman Warren Anderson being allowed to leave after his arrest, immediately after the gas tragedy in 1984. The CJM was on leave, so the next hearing will be on January 13.

  • Bhopal: Milad-un-Nabi holiday on December 12

    BHOPAL: The state government, amending its previous notification, has announced public and general holiday on December 12 on Monday, on account of Milad-un-Nabi across the state under Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881. Earlier, a notification of holiday on December 13, Tuesday, was issued.