Free Press Journal
  •  FIR against Chandravat for bounty statement

    Ujjain : Police have registered an offence against RSS leader Kundan Chandravat, who had announced a bounty of Rs 1 crore for beheading the Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. Ujjain district Superintendent of Police Manohar Verma said, “We booked Chandravat under IPC section 505 (1) (B) (whoever makes any statement with intent to cause, or which is likely to cause, fear or alarm to the public, or to any section of the

  • BJP quits Mayor race, Sena names nominee

    Mumbai : It’s official: Mumbai’s Mayor will be from the Shiv Sena and he’s likely to be Viswanath Mahadeshwar, Sena’s three-time corporator from Bandra East. His deputy, also from the Sena, may be Hareshwar Worlikar.

  • Modi’s temple run

    PM Narendra Modi on Saturday prayed at Kashi Vishwanath and Kal Bhairav temples as part of his roadshow to woo voters in Varanasi (pix).

  • Farmer duped of Rs 10,500 in bank

    BHOPAL: An unidentified youth duped a farmer of Rs10,500 at Co-operative  Bank in Berasia. According to Berasia police, Sachin Bawechiya of Berasia had gone to Co-operative Bank’s Berasia branch to withdraw money from his account. He withdrew Rs29,500 and started counting the notes. As he could not do so, he sought help from a youth standing near him. While counting, the youth handed over Rs2, 000 note to Sachin and told him

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    GST rollout on July 1, says Arun Jaitley

    New Delhi : The Centre and states agreed on Saturday on two bills crucial to triggering the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime, virtually clearing the path for a July 1 rollout of the country’s biggest tax reforms since Independence.

  • BJP has fooled voters of Mumbai, says NCP

    Mumbai : The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) has accused the Bharatiya Janata Party of fooling  Mumbai’s voters.

  • Deenadayal Rasoi from April 1

    MORENA : The Deendayal Rasoi Scheme will be launched at district headquarters from April 1. It aims at providing affordable and nutritious food to the poor and the needy. A centre would be established at the Community Centre on Mangal Bhavan Mela premises for the purpose.

  • BMC demolishes 103 illegal religious structures in the city

    Mumbai : Mumbaikars can soon expect ‘encroachment-free’ roads and footpaths as the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is razing down the hundreds of shrines in the city. These shrines were constructed after 2009 and are illegal.

  • India lobbies hard on H1-B visas

    Washington : The US has assured India that the H-1B visas issue was not a priority for it and would be part of the larger immigration reforms package that the new Trump administration is working on.

  • Jumbo block on both WR and CR lines on Sunday

    Mumbai: Commuters travelling on the Central and Western line on Sunday are likely to face inconvenience as the mega block will shut down both lines for maintenance work.

  • BMC chief ends race for three selfie points

    Mumbai : Recognising the risk of allotting a selfie point to any one political party, Municipal Commissioner Ajoy Mehta on Saturday slapped a stay on the decision taken by  Assistant Municipal Commissioner (AMC) Ramakant Biradar who had granted permission to construct three separate selfie points at Shivaji Park. The decision was taken during the monthly group meeting held at the BMC headquarters on Saturday.

  • After techie, Indian-origin store-owner killed in US

    New York : A 43-year-old Indian-origin store owner in the US has been shot dead outside his home, just days after an Indian engineer was killed in Kansas in a hate crime shooting that had sent shockwaves across the country.

  • Aide of antique smuggler arrested by DRI officials

    Mumbai : The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) arrested Udit Jain, who ran the India businesses of American citizen  Vijay Nanda, on Saturday. Nanda was nabbed by the DRI last month on charges of smuggling antique sculptures and wooden carvings. Nanda is now in judicial custody.

  • Another HSC paper leaked, FIR filed

    Mumbai : The Vashi police have registered one more First Information Report in the Secretarial Practice question paper which was leaked over WhatsApp on Saturday.

  • PCC organises open-house meeting

    Daman: On the orders of the Hon’ble administrator Prafull Patel, second open house meeting on the pending cases of Pollution Control Committee was conducted on Saturday. At the meeting, 72 of the pending cases were settled. The Chairman of PCC, J B Singh, Development Commissioner, Umesh Tyagi, chief conservator of forests & Member Secretary, Pollution Control Committee, O V R Reddy, and conservator of forests Devendra Dalai, were among other senior officials