Free Press Journal
  • Uber apologises for inconvenience caused to passenger due to strike

    New Delhi: Transport aggregators Uber on Monday expressed regret over the inconvenience caused to the passengers due to the strike called on by ‘some cab drivers’ and stressed that the company remains committed to serve the city. “We remain committed to serving the city, ensuring driver partners can continue to access stable earning opportunities while giving riders a convenient option to get around their city,” said a spokesperson of the company.

  • Don’t want to waste time on defamation cases, says Manish Sisodia

    New Delhi: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Monday that he would rather utilise his time in service of the people than doing rounds of the courts for the defamation cases filed against him and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

  • session work, parliament, editorial, freedom

    Opposition confused over ‘no-confidence motion’: MoS PMO

    New Delhi: Union Minister of State (MoS) in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) Jitendra Singh on Monday criticised the opposition for the uproar in the Parliament and said the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) themselves don’t know why they are bringing no-confidence motion.

  • mumbai, raj thackeray, EVM, VVPAT, Verifiable Paper Audit Trail. Ballot paper system, Boycott polls

    Now, Raj Thackeray’s MNS targets Gujaratis

    Mumbai: A day after Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) President Raj Thackeray’s stringent criticism of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Gujarat-oriented’ policies, MNS activists targeted Gujarati establishments in Mumbai and Palghar on Monday. A group of MNS workers took to the roads and went around attacking restaurants and other business establishments sporting Gujarati signboards in Mumbai and near Vasai on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad Highway. The workers, many carrying MNS flags, raised anti-Gujarati slogans and damaged

  • Delhi court acquits Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal in 2 defamation cases, after he tendered apology to Gadkari and Sibal

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was today acquitted in two separate defamation cases lodged against him by union minister Nitin Gadkari and advocate Amit Sibal after he tendered apology to both of them. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal also acquitted Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, a co-accused with Kejriwal in the defamation case lodged by Sibal, after he too tendered an apology to the lawyer through a letter.

  • Maharashtra, RERA, MahaRERA, buyers, allottees, agents, RERA experts

    SRA, MHADA redevelopment to be brought under Maha RERA: Housing Development Minister

    Mumbai: The redevelopment of existing slums and MHADA buildings will soon be brought under the regulations of the Maharashtra Real Estate Regulatory Authority, state Housing Development Minister Prakash Mehta said today. He was replying in the Legislative Assembly to a calling attention motion by BJP MLA from Dharavi, R Tamil Selvan. Dharavi is dominated by slum clusters and has several buildings that have been constructed by the Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA).

  • Maharashtra bans plastic bags, here’s our guide to eco-friendly bags

    Starting from Gudi Padwa, the Maharashtra cabinet has imposed a ban on the use of plastic bags and single-use disposable products like forks, spoons, plates, bowls, cups, and straws. The draft of the proposed ban also mentions items such as flex boards, banners, plastic wrappers, plastic sheets, and flags. With this Maharashtra becomes the eighteenth state to ban plastics in India (implementation is not easy though!). Not to forget the fact that

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

    SC admits plea for CBI probe in Haryana mob lynching case

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today stayed the trial of the Haryana mob lynching case in which 17-year-old Junaid Khan was stabbed to death on a train in June last year and agreed to examine his father’s plea seeking a CBI probe into the incident.

  • Kulfi Kumar Bajewala: Mohit Malik loves his rockstar avatar

    Mohit Malik says he is in love with his rockstar look in TV show “Kulfi Kumar Bajewala”. In the show, he will be seen wearing a leather jacket and combat boots. His character is named Sikander.