Free Press Journal
  • Mathura: Village to fine girls using mobile phones, cow killers

    Lucknow: The Panchayat of Mathura’s Madora village on Wednesday ordered the imposition of a hefty penalty on anyone who indulges in cow slaughter and also on girls who use mobile phones while walking on the street.

  • Apple: ‘Underpenetrated’ in India, optimistic about future

    Apple CEO Tim Cook has said the US tech giant is strengthening its local presence in the country and is optimistic about its future given the fast-growing economy and improving 4G network infrastructure in the country.

  • Justin Bieber’s Mumbai concert: Everything you need to know

    It is only a week left for all the Indian Beliebers to get on the cloud nine. The pop star will be performing in Mumbai on May 10 and ever since the date has been announced, his fans not been able to hide their excitement. However, Justin Bieber has a list of things for his India tour which the organisers of the Purpose Tour concert will have to budge. The list includes,

  • Mumbai: CBI arrests IT Commissioner for accepting bribe

    Mumbai: The CBI has arrested an income tax commissioner and five others in connection with an alleged bribe of over Rs 19 lakh taken to favour a major corporate group.

  • Mumbai: Catholics upset as 122-year-old cross is demolished in Bandra

    A 122-year-old holy Cross was demolished by the BMC officials near Bandra’s Bazar road on Saturday. According to a leading daily report, the action was taken pertaining to a decision by the Apex court against unauthorised religious structures on roads.

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    Kejriwal meets Vishwas, rift unresolved in AAP

    New Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s late night meeting with senior AAP leader Kumar Vishwas, who has threatened to quit over the attacks on him by a “coterie” surrounding the AAP convener, appears to have yielded little result.

  • Modi offers prayers at Kedarnath temple

    Dehradun, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Wednesday and offered prayers at the Kedarnath temple, one of the holiest Hindu shrines.

  • Army opens speculative fire along LoC

    Jammu, Indian troops today opened “speculative fire” along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district.

  • This realty check on RERA is a must read

    To regulate the real estate sector, the government has come up with the idea of Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) Bill which is expected to help buyers. RERA is supposed to protect the interest of the homebuyer and ensure timely delivery of projects. Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) Bill was introduced in 2013 and finally, the bill got approved in March last year.

  • Mumbai: Marine Lines to be renamed as Mumbadevi?

    After the Maharashtra government’s proposal to rename Mumbai’s Elphinstone Road as Prabhadevi and naming Oshiwara as Ram Mandir, the saffron party now wants to rename Marine Lines railway station as Mumbadevi.

  • Explosion rocks Kabul city

    Kabul: A suicide blast hit Kabul city in Afghanistan on Wednesday, with unknown number of casualties.  The incident took place near Abdul Haq Square, Khamaa Press reported.  According to eyewitnesses, security personnel belonging to the coalition forces were targeted in the attack.

  • Free and vibrant press vital for democracy: Narendra Modi

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday pitched for a “free and vibrant press” and said it is “vital for democracy”. He said this on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day.

  • Now, Baahubali Prabhas creates history at Madame Tussauds

    Baahubali actor Prabhas has all reasons to be on cloud nine. His recently released ‘Baahubali: The Conclusion’ is receiving a thunderous applause from fans and is busy creating history at the box-office. Within 5 days of its release, SS Rajamouli’s magnum opus has crossed Rs 500 crore mark. And now, Prabhas has beaten the likes of Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan or Mohanlal to become the first South Indian actor to have a wax

  • Right to Information

    Mumbai: Railway officials sacked for giving wrong info under RTI Act

    Mumbai: Three Central Railway officials were suspended and another officer was transferred with immediate effect for issuing wrong information under Right To Information (RTI) on Tuesday. The information sought under RTI was related to the pricing of products available at various catering units at Kurla, Dadar, Kalyan and Chhtrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST).
    Central Railway (CR) sources said that strict action would be taken against two catering inspectors, one RTI inspector and Assistant Commercial Manager of CR

  • India will give befitting reply to ‘inhumane’ Pakistan: BJP

    New Delhi/Mumbai: Expressing grave concern over Pakistan’s barbaric act in Jammu and Kashmir, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday said for every life that has been lost of the soldiers or mutilated, there will be a befitting reply from the Indian Government.

  • Dark Days! When Mumbaikars will not be able see their shadow for a few minutes

    Mumbai: It’s said that your shadow is your most faithful companion. It never leaves your side. But that’s not always true. Mumbaikars will not be able see their shadow for a few minutes on May 20 and May 21. This phenomenon is called No Shadow Day. The phenomenon takes place twice a year when the sun is directly overhead.

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    Real Estate (Regulation & Development) Act, 2016 – What now??

    The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016, or RERA, has come into force beginning May 1st, 2017. The law is supposed to protect the interest of home-buyers and usher in transparency and accountability into the otherwise opaque and unregulated real estate sector. For the implementation of these regulations, each state and union territory will have to form their own Regulatory Authority (RA) which will frame regulations and rules according to the