Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Clogged drains, sewage lines exposed BMC monsoon preparedness

    Bhopal: First spell of monsoon exposed the poor preparedness of the civic body in the state capital, the second position holder in Swachh Survekshan, as filth, garbage and polythenes covered the city roads on Friday. Even brief spell of rain was enough to shake the sewage and drainage network in city.

  • Bhopal: Car-borne attackers try to run over criminal lawyer

    Bhopal: A criminal lawyer was allegedly attacked upon while he was riding his two-wheeler on Thursday night. The attackers allegedly tried to run over their car over him, however, he escaped. The lawyer suffered a leg fracture in the incident.

  • Bhopal: Monsoon to lose intensity, Sehore records 40 mm rain in two days

    Bhopal: Monsoon is likely to lose its intensity in the days to come in Madhya Pradesh. However, spell of rain will continue but its intensity will be low in the state. Moderate rain over Rajgarh, Shajapur, Ratlam, Vidisha, and Chhindwara is forecasted within the next 24 hours.

  • JKBOSE declares 10th Bi-Annual Leh division results 2018, check results at

    Jammu and Kashmir Board of Secondary Education (JKBOSE) declared the results of Class 10 bi-annual Leh division. Students who have appeared for the examination can check the results on board’s official website  The students can also check their result on the third party website –

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    Mumbai: Dissolve civic body, suspend its chief, Congress

    Mumbai: Five days after a multi-storeyed building was at risk following a landslide, the Mumbai Congress on Friday demanded the dissolution of the Shiv Sena-ruled BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and suspension of the Municipal Commissioner, alleging corruption. The party has also demanded a thorough investigation by a sitting judge into the rampant corruption in the civic body within a time frame of six months. In a letter to Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis,

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    Mumbai: NCP accuses BJP government of not wanting Maratha reservation

    Mumbai: The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) has accused Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis of deliberately not wanting to give reservations to Marathas. “When our government announced the reservations for Marathas, Fadnavis had criticised this decision saying it will not make it past the courts. The fact is this case was not properly presented to the High Court by the government. Now the honourable judges of the High Court are asking this government what

  • Bhayandar: Duo arrested for attack on gas agency cashier

    Bhayandar: The Local Crime Branch (LCB) unit of the Thane (rural) police arrested two men for their involvement  in attacking the cashier of a local Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) supply agency, following an unsuccessful bid of bag snatching by bike borne criminals in Bhayandar on June 15.

  • Mumbai plastic ban: BMC now offers help finding green alternatives

    Mumbai: In a classic case of putting the cart before the horse, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is now offering citizens help in finding companies and self-help groups manufacturing eco-friendly products through its online portal, after the plastic ban came into effect from June 23.

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    Maharashtra government to Bombay High Court: Marathas will have to wait for reservation

    Mumbai: The ‘eager’ Maratha community have no other option but to wait for the Maharashtra government’s judicial commission to ‘apply its mind’ and submit its report before the Bombay High Court. This comes after the government informed the HC that the Commission would be provided with the ‘voluminous’ data of Maratha community only by July 31.

  • Mumbai: Will Metro work violate citizens’ right to life, Bombay HC wants government to clarify

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Friday said the residents of South Mumbai will have to ‘suffer’ for 18 months continuously, if the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MMRCL) is allowed to work day and night (24×7) for its Metro III line. The court has accordingly asked the government to spell out if its work during the night will violate the fundamental right to life (right to

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    Mumbai: Opposition demands independent inquiry, suspension of BMC officials

    Mumbai: The opposition in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Friday demanded an independent enquiry and suspension of civic officials for failing to attend to the grievance of the residents of Lloyds Estate in Wadala which led to the collapse of their boundary wall on Monday.

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    Bombay HC allows 25 people to file tax returns without Aadhaar details

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Friday permitted 25 people to file their income tax returns without their Aadhaar card details. A division bench headed by Justice M S Sanklecha was hearing petitions filed by 25 people, including teachers, architects, journalists and activists, seeking a direction to the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) and the Income Tax department to accept their ITR forms without their Aadhaar card details.

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    Mumbai Suicide: 19-year-old kills self in Govandi

    Mumbai: A 19-year-old girl committed suicide at Govandi’s Indira Nagar on Thursday. The girl’s mother alleged she was tortured after marriage by her husband and mother-in-law. Sana Abid Shaikh, 19, hanged herself from a ceiling rod with a dupatta in her flat.