Free Press Journal
  • CDR Case: Bombay High Court directs cops to release lawyer Rizwan Siddiqui

    Mumbai: In a major respite for advocate Rizwan Siddiqui, the Bombay High Court on Wednesday directed the Thane police to “forthwith” release him from their custody. The advocate, who was arrested for allegedly obtaining the Call Data Records (CDRs) of actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s wife, was accordingly released from custody on Wednesday afternoon.

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    Bombay High Court seeks Maharashtra govt’s reply on changes to MTP Act

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday issued a notice to the Maharashtra government on a PIL seeking amendments to the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act to allow rape victims to undergo an abortion even after the currently-permitted limit of 20 weeks.

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    Telgi scam: Bombay HC tells CBI to mull withdrawal of case against accused

    Mumbai: In what can spell major relief to accused in the multi-crore counterfeit stamp paper scam, the Bombay High Court on Wednesday directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to consider withdrawing its case against some accused. The Mumbai branch of CBI has sought four weeks time to seek instructions from the agency’s central office in Delhi. A division bench of Justice Satyaranjan Dharmadhikari and Justice Prakash Naik asked the agency to

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    Surat: Diamond baron Vasant Gajera arrested for land grab

    Surat: Prominent diamantaire Vasant Gajera, owner of jewellery manufacturing firm Laxmi Diamond, was on Wednesday arrested for allegedly forging property documents to usurp a piece of land in Vesu area of the city, police said.

  • Mumbai: MNS transport union calls off strike for Ola drivers, talks with Uber on

    Mumbai: After two days, the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena transport union withdrew its strike call for Ola drivers in Mumbai, after holding discussions with the company officials. They are yet to take a call on Uber drivers. “The strike is being called off with immediate effect,” confirmed an Ola spokesperson.

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    How Emotions Affect Our Body

    Shakespeare had rightly said, “For there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.” The fact is that even though we are not faced with sabre-toothed tigers every day, but, life presents us with lots of situations which can be perceived as threatening that naturally triggers stress response from within us. For e.g : if you climb staircase instead of taking a lift to your 4th floor apartment and

  • Uproar in Maharashtra Assembly over MESMA against anganwadi workers

    Mumbai: Members of the Shiv Sena and opposition Congress-NCP created ruckus in the Legislative Assembly on Wednesday, seeking withdrawal of the Maharashtra Essential Services Maintenance Act (MESMA) invoked against anganwadi workers to stop them from going on strike.

  • CBI books Chennai-based Kanishk Gold for defrauding 14 banks of Rs 824 crore

    New Delhi: Banks have been conned yet again, this time by a Chennai-based jeweller, Kanishk Gold. In the latest saga, a consortium of 14 banks led by the State Bank of India were defrauded of Rs 824 crore in the form of loans that have now been declared non-performing assets.

  • 11 Gau Rakshaks in Jharkhand get life sentence for lynching incident

    Ranchi: In the first such sentencing, 11 ‘gau rakshaks’ in Jharkhand have been awarded life sentence for a lynching incident. Alimuddin alias Asgar Ansari was suspected of transporting beef in a Maruti van. A group of people intercepted his vehicle, brutally attacked him and set his van on fire. Police personnel rescued him and took him to a hospital where he died during the course of treatment.

  • BMC identifies 664 dilapidated buildings across Mumbai ahead of monsoon

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) as part of its pre-monsoon related work has identified 664 buildings across Mumbai, which are in extreme dilapidated condition ahead of the monsoons. According to civic data out of 664 dilapidated buildings 99 buildings have been demolished.

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    Bihar Diwas: Origin and how Bihar was carved out of West Bengal

    March 22 marks the formation day of the state of Bihar and is called as ‘Bihar Diwas’. Each year the Government of Bihar declares the day as a public holiday that applies to companies, offices, and schools that comes under the jurisdiction of the State and Central government. The day is celebrated by organising programmes and events including performances by Bollywood personalities and announcement of initiatives by the government. You will be surprised to know that the day is

  • India eves take on Aussies in T20 tri-series opener

    Mumbai : Whitewashed by Australia in the three-match ODI rubber, the Indian women cricketers would be hoping for a reversal of fortunes when they clash with the same rivals in the lung-opener of the T20 tri-series starting here on Thursday.