Free Press Journal
  • Raping a girl

    Maharashtra government to create special police cells to battle crimes against women, minors in state

    Nagpur: The Maharashtra government will set up a special police unit to tackle crimes against women and children in every district of the state, it told the Legislative Council here on Friday. Neelam Gorhe, Vidya Chavan, Husnabanu Khalife and Smita Wagh raised the issue of rise in incidence of crimes against women though a calling attention motion in the Upper House of legislature on Friday.

  • Bhopal: Going natural: Going natural: Herbal cosmetic product, aphrodisiac attracts buyers the most swing

    Bhopal: Hundreds of herbal products are on display here at International Van Mela, but beauty face packs and aphrodisiac are much sought after. While Aloe vera juice, amla products are in great demand, skin creams and various hair oils like ‘Kesh-Kanti’, ‘Amla Kesh’ have also captured the attention of people visiting the fair at Lal Parade Ground.

  • Reliance Energy owes Maharashtra government taxes amounting to Rs 1,452 crore

    Mumbai: In a shocking revelation through a Right to Information (Act) query, activist Anil Galgali has learnt Anil Ambani owned M/s Reliance Energy has not paid Electricity Duty and other taxes amounting to Rs 1,452 crore to the government of Maharashtra. Interestingly, REL is seen to have recovered these duty and taxes from their customers, but failed to pay the state.

  • Special body to deal with Mumbai’s water crisis by January: Maharashtra Government to Bombay High Court

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government on Friday informed the Bombay High Court that it will constitute a special Disaster Management Authority for Mumbai and its suburbs by January next year.  The government also told the HC that it will come up with a crisis management plan to assess prevalence of water scarcity and to deal with water crises and drought situations across the state.

  • Bhopal: Forest dept seeks removal of high tension power lines

    Bhopal: Taking note of tigers dying of electrocution in Shahdol-Umaria belt, the forest department has asked energy department to install high tension (HT) under the ground or to shift them from forest areas in Madhya Pradesh. According to reports, poachers draw electricity from HT lines in forests to electrocute wild animals specially the big cats.

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    Shivaji’s birth date row in Maharashtra Assembly

    Nagpur: The Shivaji birth date row rocked the Assembly yet again. When BJP’s Suresh Halwankar raised the issue of multiplicity of Shivaji’s birth dates and demanded the need for consensus on one single day, it infuriated the opposition. Halwankar claimed that some historians had come to the conclusion that Shivaji’s birthday is April 8, 1630, and not February 19. “We are celebrating Shivaji’s birth anniversary on the wrong day and the state should respect public sentiment

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    Students raise concern over fee cut by Mumbai University

    Mumbai: Students appearing for examination for the first time have raised concerns over reduction of fees by Mumbai University (MU) for all affiliated colleges. Students claimed the reduction of fees by 10 per cent is not justified as compared to the fee cut for repeaters which is from 60 to 80 per cent.

  • Maharashtra: Shiv Sena MLA gets loan waiver benefit even without seeking it

    Nagpur: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis might face some embarrassment as Prakash Abitkar — an MLA of the ruling Shiv Sena — has punctured the government claim that there were no lacunae in the farm loan waiver implementation. Ambitkar revealed that he had received a message about a loan waiver benefit, amounting to Rs 25000, even though he had not applied for it. As per state government norms, Zilla Parishad members, municipal corporators, members of Assembly and

  • Bhopal: Carol singers attacked by Hindu group

    Bhopal: Right-wing Hindu activists allegedly attacked Catholic carol singers, including priests, and torched their car outside a police station in Satna district on Thursday night over alleged conversion.

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    Mumbai: PIL puts lens on MHADA, builder nexus

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Housing and Development Authority (MHADA) the supervisory agency responsible for cessed buildings in the entire island city, has failed to keep track of their properties states a Public Interest Litigation heard by the division bench by judges Naresh Patil and M W Sambre.

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    Winter Session: Ruckus in Rajya Sabha on Modi’s ‘conspiracy’ charge

    New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha erupted into ruckus time and again on the opening day of the winter session over Prime Minister Modi’s charge against former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, accusing him and others for “conspiring” with Pakistan to defeat the ruling BJP in the Gujarat Assembly elections.

  • Supreme Court denies Congress’s plea of cross verification of EVM votes with VVPAT paper trails

    New Delhi: The Congress on Friday tried to secure a Supreme Court order, though without success, for count of 20% paper trail votes in Gujarat in the counting slated on Monday. The Apex Court Bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra dismissed the plea to direct the Election Commission to count and verify at least 20% of the voter paper slips long with the EVM votes.

  • Organisation

    The entire creation is a huge organization. Everything is made up of atoms. The whole world is nothing but an organization where the atoms have decided to arrange themselves in a specific pattern, to form a particular substance. And those particular patterns bring them specific qualities.

  • Key-Smith

    Oz captain foils England again, proves he is lynchpin for hosts

  • My son has never been to UK or Australia, say Joban’s dad

    New Delhi : Father of the former Delhi age- group cricketer, caught in the Ashes spot-fixing controversy, says his son has never even been to England or Australia, let alone fix matches involving the two countries.

  • Jonny plays down headbutt celebration

    Bairstow took off his helmet and knocked it against his head several times after he reached three figures in Perth to bolster England’s first innings of 403. The 28-year-old, who scored 119, found himself in the firing line earlier in the series after it came to light that he had greeted Australia’s Cameron Bancroft by bumping heads in a Perth bar.

  • Mathews fit for series decider against India

    Visakhapatnam : In a big relief for Sri Lanka, team’s star all-rounder Angelo Mathews has recovered from cramps and is available for selection for the series- deciding third ODI against India, here on Sunday.