Free Press Journal
  • PM Modi’s Lanka visit must ensure Tamils are treated at par: DMK

    Chennai (Tamil Nadu): The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagham (DMK) on Thursday asked Prime Minster Narendra Modi, who is currently on a two-day visit to Sri Lanka, to ensure that the Indian-origin Tamils are treated at par with the Sinhalese of Sri Lanka and no disparities emerge between the two ethnic communities.

  • EVM row: All eyes on crucial ‘EC all-party’ meet today

    New Delhi: The Election Commission today will convene an all-party meeting over the issue of Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) and other electoral reforms in New Delhi today.

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    Mumbai: Speeding Range Rover dashes into Ola taxi

    Mumbai: A speeding Range Rover dashed into an Ola taxi near Western Express Highway (WEH) close to the Andheri bridge early on Thursday morning. The impact of the accident was severe. It opened the airbags of the Range Rover (MH 02 CL 1952). The Ola taxi driver Rajkumar Patel (28) sustained minor injuries. One person has been arrested.

  • Mumbai: Transport body wants to hire 50 mini AC buses

    Mumbai: The management of Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) has proposed to run traveller smart city bus service hiring at least 50 mini AC buses. The decision comes after the undertaking suspended the loss-making AC buses last month.

  • Mumbai: Infant braves six heart attacks, survives 12-hours operation

    Mumbai: A two-month-old girl diagnosed with a critical heart condition suffered six heart attacks following a 12-hour-long surgery to save her life. The toddler, Vidisha Wagmare, underwent the surgery in March at Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital in Parel for major congenital heart defect called ‘Transportation of the Great Arteries’.

  • Mumbai: NHRC directs Central Railways to take action against IRTS officer

    Mumbai: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken cognisance of a complaint issued against Swati Sinha (43), an officer of the Indian Railway Traffic Service (IRTS) serving with the Central Railways in Mumbai, for assaulting advocate Delilah Fernandez (45) on April 10. NHRC has directed the Central Railway concerned authorities on Wednesday to take appropriate action against Sinha within eight weeks.

  • Pune: Man arrested for raping daughter

    Pune: A man who was raping his minor daughter for the past one year was arrested by Pune Police on Thursday. Police have invoked POCSO and IPC 376 against him.

  • Mumbai: BMC fines contractor Rs 42.81 crore for dumping construction waste

    Mumbai: Acting upon complaints by citizen groups and activists, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) Govandi (M-east) ward issued a notice to blacklisted contractor RE Infra imposing a fine of Rs 42.81 crore for illegally dumping construction waste.

  • No one can force commercial units on court premises: Bombay High Court

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has recently ruled that no one can compel the court administration to set up commercial service centres in the precincts of a court complex. The HC has, however, said if such a decision is taken, then priority must be given to people with disabilities.

  • Mumbai: BMC panel to visit Aarey Metro car shed site before any decision

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has sent a proposal to the Improvements Committee of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to provide a No Objection Certificate (NoC) by change the reservation of Aarey from green zone to commercial use.