Free Press Journal
  • Ujjain: Thousands pour in to pay last tributes to saint Paramanandpuri

    Ujjain: Saints and followers of Gadipati Peer Parmanadapuriji Maharaj of Shri Panch Dashnam Juna Akhada arrived in Ujjain on Sunday in large numbers from across the country to attend the last rites of the seer who expired on Friday night. The funeral procession started from the Dutt Akhada located near the banks of river Kshipra accompanied by thousands of followers. The 93-year-old Parmanandpuriji Maharaj passed away on Friday night.

  • Maharashtra, State streamlines norms, sale of flats, maharashtra government, real estate

    Mumbai: Builder asked to pay Rs 41 crore to Cuffe Parade-based family for delayed project

    Mumbai: A Cuffe Parade-based family were relieved after the National Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission ruled against a property developer asking them to refund Rs 41.12 crore for delayed construction. The ruling was given to Turf Estate, a joint venture of DB Realty and Jony Estates, in connection with a project in Worli involving handing over of four duplex flats to four members of the family. The commission ruling revealed that the amount is


    Indore: Painting their dreams and imaginations, schoolchildren brought magic to white sheets at the annual painting competition, organised jointly by Free Press and DHL Infrabulls International, here on the Free Press premises on Sunday.

  • Indore: Two held for attempting to kill woman during robbery

    Indore: Two persons including a college student were arrested in connection with attempt to murder of a doctor’s niece in Sanyogitaganj police station area on Sunday. The accused had reached the hospital’s third floor, where the victim lives, and slit her throat using a sharp edged weapon with the intension of robbery. However, the accused could not rob the victim as her grandmother reached the spot on time.

  • Indore: Lack of resources grounds health dept war against quacks yet again

    Indore: Tall claims of district administration about ensuring public health and safety fell flat once again with shortage of resources forcing the health department action against fake doctors to discontinue after a couple of raids and media hype by chief medical and health officer (CMHO).
    According to information, due to lack of manpower as well as intelligence network to collect information about the number of quacks operating in the city, the department is

  • Indore: Record 30,000 take green ride to make India healthier

    Indore: Taking a break from their regular hectic life, as many as 30,000 citizens from all walks of lives participated in Saksham Cyclothon held in city on Sunday to raise social awareness and popularise measures to effectively implement cycling as an environment friendly alternative means of transport.

  • Thane, Thane creek, nature lovers, boat ride in thane, thane district, bird enthusiasts,february

    Nature lovers to enjoy boat ride in Thane creek from next month

    Thane: Come February and bird enthusiasts in Mumbai will be able to watch the winged creatures, including flamingos, in the creek in neighbouring Thane district. The mangrove cell of the Maharashtra forest department has decided to start a 10-km boat ride in the Thane Creek where nature lovers will be able to watch several birds and the dense cover of mangroves.

  • Kejriwal’s hubris wrecks AAP

    Arvind Kejriwal is incorrigible. One of the biggest hypocrites in politics, he always  blames others for his own follies. The Election Commission last week ordered the disqualification of  20 Aam Aadmi Party legislators in Delhi. They were all found guilty of holding the office of profit. Predictably, it elicited a barrage of abuse and name-calling for every other constitutional authority, instead of a humble admission that he had breached the provision when

  • Mumbai Marathon 2018: Event receives mixed response on Twitter

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Marathon has received mixed reactions on Twitter on Mumbai Marathon. BJP Leader Shaina NC was impressed by the importance given to senior citizens. “Glad to see the love and respect given to senior citizens of Mumbai marathon. Inspired to see their zest, energy and passion to participate in the Marathan and set a great example for young Mumbaikars,” tweeted Shaina NC.

  • Twenty five years of Panchayati Raj

    THE country has more than three million elected representatives across all local bodies, of which more than a million are women. More than half of these are heading the local body as sarpanch or chairperson of the district body.

  • Mumbai, Anheri, Lokhandwala road, Be Happy Street Festival, Lokhandwala Back-road, Mumbaikars

    Mumbai: People enjoy ‘Be Happy Street Festival’ at Andheri

    Mumbai: Thousands of people flock to the streets of Lokhandwala Back-road in Andheri, not for any protest against something, but to laugh and play on the occasion of ‘Be Happy Street Festival’.

  • Supreme Court, Maharashtra, 1959 Maharashtra land ceiling dispute, landowners

    Supreme judiciary in supreme mess

    IT is most undesirable that India has to bear with such a fractured judiciary that is meant to be the protector of the Constitution.

  • Mumbai Marathon 2018: 44-year-old Jayanthi Sampath runs in Nine-yard saree

    Mumbai: In the era where people have become ‘fitness freaks’ by taking help of technological gadgets to keep themselves healthy, a 44-year-old woman from Hyderabad, is a unique case. Her ‘simplicity’ is the essence to her healthy life. The Mumbai Marathon, which has become a platform for participants from around the globe to flaunt their modern sports wears, Jayanthi Sampath, an IT professional, made her own style statement by sticking to her

  • No one can touch a woman without her consent: Delhi court

    New Delhi: No one can touch a woman without her consent, a Delhi court has said and termed it unfortunate that women continue to be victimised by “lecherous and sexually-pervert” men. The court’s observation came while awarding a 5-year jail term to Chavi Ram for inappropriately touching a nine-year-old girl inappropriately in a crowded market in north Delhi’s Mukherjee Nagar in 2014.

  • Mumbai Marathon 2018: Running enthusiasts run for social causes close to their heart

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Marathon is not just a race, it is also a platform to reach out to people about social messages. More than 259 Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) participated in the 15th edition of Tata Mumbai Marathon (TMM) 2018. The people had come with various theme and social causes such as child sexual abuse, Thalassemia, sanitation needs for women and disability among others. Many of them were also promoting messages in such as ‘Beti

  • goa, goa cm manohar parrikar, manohar parrikar, Padmavat, Padmavat controversy, Padmavat release date, CBFC

    Padmaavat Row: Chittor in Rajasthan becomes centre of protest against Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s movie

    Jaipur: Chittor in Rajasthan is becoming the nerve centre of the protest against Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum opus Padmaavat. On Sunday, hundreds of women staged a ‘Swabhiman Rally’ against the screening of the movie: They carried swords as a mark of protest. The rally, which went through the lanes and by-lanes of Chittor, ended at Jauhar Bhavan.  Hundreds of women from nearby areas, including Madhya Pradesh, joined them in solidarity. Several women