Free Press Journal
  • Industry minister quits, Fadnavis rejects resignation

    Mumbai : Shiv Sena Minister for Industries Subhash Desai, accused of corruption by the Opposition, offered his resignation to Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday, who promptly turned it down.

  • Lalit Modi bids cricket goodbye

    Jaipur : Former Indian Premier League (IPL) commissioner Lalit Modi, in self-exile abroad, resigned as the president of the Nagaur District Cricket Association on Saturday, paving the way for the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) to get back into the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)’s fold.

  • Centre urged to initiate dialogue on Darjeeling stir

    Darjeeling : The Gorkhaland Movement Coordination Committee (GMCC) on Saturday urged the Centre to initiate a dialogue with all stakeholders to restore normalcy in Darjeeling hills, where an indefinite shutdown entered its 59th day.

  • Yadav loses his job as JD(U) leader in the Rajya Sabha

    New Delhi : Nitish Kumar has struck. On Saturday, the JD(U) chief and CM of Bihar removed rebel Sharad Yadav from the post of the party’s leader in the Rajya Sabha.  Yadav had publicly opposed the JD(U)-BJP alliance in Bihar, saying the people of the state voted for the Grand Alliance.

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    Good intent is the best start: CBFC chief

    New Delhi : Newly-appointed censor board chief Prasoon Joshi hopes to carry out his responsibilities in a constructive manner and make a “positive difference”.

  • MMRC demands part of gymkhana land for Metro

    Mumbai : The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) oldest gymkhana situated at the Aazad Maidan likely to lose some part of land for the Mumbai Metro-3 work.

  • Wozniacki topples top seed Pliskova at Toronto tennis

    Toronto : Caroline Wozniacki survived three rain delays to book her spot in the WTA Toronto tournament semi-final with a marathon 7-5, 6-7 (3/7), 6-4 victory over world No. 1 Karolina Pliskova on Friday.

  • CM’s Lokayukta probe order on Mehta clever game: NCP

    Mumbai : Opposition NCP on Saturday said the decision of Chief Minister Minister Devendra Fadnavis to refer to the Lokayukta the allegation against his cabinet colleague Prakash Mehta was a “clever game” to save himself from any possible fallout.

  • Korea will truly regret threats to US: Trump

    Washington : US President Donald Trump has again issued a stern warning to North Korean leader Kim Jong- Un, saying he will “truly regret” any hostile acts against any American territory or ally.

  • Can the new V-C ensure flawless & fast MU results?

    Mumbai : After missing two deadlines to declare all 477 results, the Mumbai University (MU) is on damage control mode as it has appointed a new acting Vice-Chancellor (V-C)  Devanand Shinde and Pro-V-C Dhiren Patel. Mysteriously, without stating a specific reason, Sanjay Deshmukh, the V-C of MU, has been sent on an indefinite leave. Amid all these change, students and parents are worried if the new officials will help declare their results

  • Iconic Wheeler loses battle with internet, reduced to a landmark

    Mumbai: Iconic A H Wheeler book stalls which began its journey from London and gained prominence on Indian railway stations with a clientele of thousand daily commuters buying books like hot cakes, has now been reduced to a newspaper stall and becomes only a landmark on the platforms.

  • Middle order falters after Dhawan’s dashing ton

    Pallekele : Shikhar Dhawan continued his golden run but a rare flop show from the famed middle-order saw Sri Lanka restrict India to 329 for 6 on the first day of third cricket Test.

  • Haathi Mere Saathi: All that they need is love and freedom

    54-year-old Moti is one of the eldest mammals in city zoo, famous for welcoming top dignitaries with garlands, including former PM Indira Gandhi. After being chained for over 13 years and failing to take the pain anymore, about a decade ago Moti lost his temperament and attacked a mahout. Following the incident a PIL was filed in court against cruelty to Moti, after which he was freed

  • Extreme dieting is killing 1% of Mumbaikars, say doctors

    Mumbai : Eating disorders might sometimes be taken casually but take care as there could be a range of psychological disorders characterized by abnormal or disturbed food habits. These disorders have seen a rise at an alarming rate in recent times. According to doctors, approximately one per cent of the population in Mumbai are suffering from “Anorexia nervosa”.

  • Eviction drive at Nagpada’s busy junction

    Mumbai : The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Saturday conducted an eviction drive at the busy Nagpada junction, located in South Mumbai (E-ward ) removing around 30 illegal hawkers to ease traffic congestion and make teh footpath pedestrian friendly.

  • Campaign to boycott Chinese products gathers steam

    Ujjain : A speech competition on the topic ‘use of Chinese products a threat to Indian economy and security’ was organised at Government school of Excellence, Madhav Nagar on Saturday.