Free Press Journal
  • Ambedkar

    Uttar Pradesh: Ambedkar statue damaged in Gorakhpur

    Gorakhpur (UP): A statue of Dr B R Ambedkar was damaged by some unidentified people in Deoria district’s Rampur Khas village, following which locals staged a protest on Wednesday, police said. The damage to the statue was spotted by some villagers this morning, according to reports.

  • Mumbai Crime: Man arrested for raping a Saudi Arabian woman

    Mumbai: The Santacruz police have arrested a man for raping a 40-year-old Saudi Arabian lady on Sunday. The accused Tahir Ali Khan (34) has been arrested by the Santacruz police on Sunday. The incident occurred at the residence of the victim at Santacruz (W) when her family had gone out to perform the final rites of the lady’s mother. According to the police, the accused and the victim knew each other since

  • Mumbai: Central Railway income from film shoots up by 36 percent

    Mumbai: The Central Railways’ income through film shooting has increased by 36 percent in last financial year in comparison with 2016-17. CR earned more than Rs one crore from film shooting. However, the number of film shooting for earning has remained 15 as it was in 2016-17. Addressing a press conference at Central Railway (CR) headquarters, CR chief public relations officer Sunil Udasi said that the earning has been increased by 36

  • Ujjain: RSS chief Bhagwat to inaugurate 3-day Gurukul conference on Apr 28

    Ujjain: International Virat Gurukul Conference is being organised between April 28 to April 30 at Maharishi Sandipani Rashtriya Ved Pradityan Pratishthan. RSS supremo Mohanrao Bhagwat will inaugurate the event. On this occasion, Union human resources development minister Prakash Javadekar, minister of state Satyapal Singh, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will be special guests.

  • Mumbai, Mumbai developers, FSI, boost, demand, Floor Space Index, housing, housing in Mumbai

    Mumbai Developers: Increased FSI to boost demand for ‘ready to move in apartments’

    Mumbai: The city builders welcomed the move of increased Floor Space Index (FSI) for residential buildings stating that it would increase the demand for ready to move in apartments and create affordable housing. On Monday, the city builders said the move of increased FSI listed in the Mumbai Development Plan 2034 would help in rationizing the real estate price in the city.

  • Ujjain: Disproportionate assets of Rs 2.21 crore unearthed from UMC additional commissioner

    Ujjain: Disproportionate assets, including moveable and immoveable assets, to the tune of more than Rs 2.21 crore were unearthed during a raid conducted by sleuths of Lok Ayukta police simultaneously on Ujjain and Indore residences of Ujjain Municipal Corporation additional commissioner Ravindra Jain on Wednesday.

  • Ujjain: Top quality a must in road construction, maintenance works says Commissioner

    Ujjain: Divisional commissioner MB Ojha reviewed construction works during a divisional meeting of the public works department, state road corporation and project implementation unit officials, here on Tuesday. He instructed that the work of construction of major roads and buildings be completed in a time bound manner. Special attention should be paid to the quality of construction work, he added.

  • Mumbai: BMC all set for three city rivers’ rejuvenation

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will appoint a project management consultancy (PMC) for improving water quality and rejuvenating three city rivers — Poisar, Dahisar and Oshiwara.

  • Ujjain: 7-day Bhaas Mahotsav begins with staging Sanskrit play ‘Madhyam Vyayog’

    Ujjain: The seven-day Sanskrit drama festival Bhaas Mahotsava was inaugurated at Kalidas Sanskrit Academy here on Monday evening. On the first day, Sanskrit drama “Madhyam Vyayog” was staged in the crowded auditorium at Abhirang Natyragrah. Sanskrit plays are being staged by various institutions for seven days under the festival.

  • Mumbai, Mumbai DP 2034, DP 2034, farmers, vegetables, BMC,

    Mumbai DP-2034 designates specific space for farmers to sell vegetables

    Mumbai: Farmers market a day in a week will be allowed in designated areas. Recently, few farmers threw away their vegetables at the Mantralya gate and alleged BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) officials and local politicians did not allow them to sell vegetables and demanded bribe. The state marketing ministry has promoted open vegetable market once in a week at specific areas. As the area will be earmarked in Development Plan (DP) 2034,

  • Daily Horoscope for Thursday, April 26, 2018

    Want to know what’s in store today for you? Read our Daily Horoscope by Nilikash P. Pradhan, and find out what your Sun Sign says about the day that will be.

  • Salman Khurshid’s confession embarrasses Congress

    You don’t expect politicians to speak the truth, at least not which reveals them and their parties in a bad light. Especially in the post-truth age, a politician saying it as it is truly remarkable. But whether by sheer chance or due to an entrapment, senior Congress leader and former law minister Salman Khurshid confessing that his party’s hands are stained with the blood of his co-religionists has triggered a huge controversy.

  • CJI Dipak-Misra, Supreme Court, CJI impeachment,

    Impeachment Motion: Mass hysteria over CJI and future of judiciary

    The BJP has thanked Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu for rejecting the Opposition bid to impeach Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra, forgetting that the Vice President is above partisan loyalties to the BJP – of which he once formed a part. After all, Naidu was part of Narendra Modi’s cabinet. Before that, he was a loyal cabinet minister of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Whether his decision was legally

  • And silently flows the Ganges

    No other river in India evokes the faith, love and disgust that the Ganga is famous for. It is a river that breathes history. Its banks have hosted towns and cities that were for generations the seats of culture and learning. And this was the river of life for a country that has considered it to be the most sacred of all waters in this part of the world. That is why,