Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Digvijaya Singh worried over commotion in Ekta Yatra, terms it as BJP’s conspiracy

    Bhopal: Former CM Digvijaya Singh is bothered by the commotion in Ekta Yatra for past two days. The yatra is taken out by former CM for coordination in state Congress leaders. Singh on Thursday expressed his concern on Tweeter and termed the commotion as BJP’s conspiracy. Singh also appealed the Congress leaders to observe patience.

  • Kamal Haasan, Salman Khan to share screen space on this TV show

    Mumbai: Superstars Kamal Haasan and Salman Khan will share screen for the first time on the reality television show “Dus Ka Dum“. Kamal will be promoting his upcoming film “Vishwaroop 2” — the Hindi version of which will be presented by Rohit Shetty and Anil Ambani-led Reliance Entertainment — in the Salman-hosted show, read a statement.

  • Bhopal: Gwalior police on trail to arrest man for posting objectionable content on social media

    Bhopal: A Gwalior police team left for Jammu to arrest a man who had posted objectionable video on Facebook, on July 9. The police had registered the case against the accused Mohammad Waqar Bhatti resident of Jammu, for promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion, race, place of birth, residence, language, etc, and doing acts prejudicial to maintenance of harmony.

  • FIFA World Cup: Bhopal restaurants gear up for screening final

    Bhopal: To ginger up the thrill the FIFA World Cup-2018 has already generated among people of all ages in the city, some restaurants, clubs and hotels have decided to screen the final match of the tournament on special LED setup on July 15. Since the world cup has caught the imagination of Bhopalites, the clubs and restaurants have been screening the matches since June 14 last when the tournament began. It has

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    Mumbai: Mother-son duo hurt in ceiling slab collapse at Bandra colony

    Mumbai: A nine-year-old boy and his mother were injured when part of a slab of their house collapsed on them early on Thursday morning in Bandra. The residents of Government Colony said the incident took place around 4.30am when the duo was asleep. Both were rushed to the nearby Bhabha Hospital.

  • Bhopal: Shivraj Singh Chouhan seeks God’s blessings before Jan ashirwaad Yatra

    Bhopal: CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who is going to start his Janashirwaad Yatra from July 14 prior to assembly polls scheduled in November, is seeking blessings from God. His present yatra on the lines of his yatra, launched in 2013 and this time too, he will begin his yatra after performing ‘abhishek’ at Mahakaleshwar temple in Ujjain.

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    Electric Shock! Mahavitaran wants hike of 40 percent in power charges

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has submitted its proposal to Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) seeking a hike in electricity charges by 40 per cent per unit. If MERC approves the proposal, power users from Thane, Navi Mumbai, Kalyan-Dombivli, Kanjurmarg, Bhandup and Mulund, along with rest of the state will get a shock in next month’s bill. Monthly charges of residential power consumers will be charged double or

  • Thane monsoon getaways restricted for picnics; new rules implemented

    Thane: One person died and over 100 people were stranded at Chinchoti waterfall, Vasai, near Mumbai last week, amid heavy rain and a multi-agency rescue operation had to be launched to rescue them. To avoid a repeat of such incidents, Thane district collector Dr Mahendra Kalyankar issued a notification under the Disaster Management Act, 2005, on Wednesday, with guidelines for picnickers visiting Thane’s numerous tourist attractions this

  • Ujjain: Mangalnath Mandir manager arrested over financial irregularities

    Ujjain: In a dramatic development Chimanganj Mandi police station staff on Thursday evening arrested Mangalnath Mandir manager Trilok Vijay Saxena under Section 151 of the CrPC for indulging in abusive dialogue with government officers.

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    Bombay High Court to pass decision on usage of thermocol decorations during Ganpati festival today

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court will today decide if the decoration material made of thermocol can be used in the forthcoming Ganesh festival, in Maharashtra. This comes after an association of thermocol manufacturers moved HC seeking a relaxation of the blanket ban on the use of plastic and thermocol items in the state. A division bench of Justices Abhay Oka and Riyaz Chagla said it will pass an order in the matter

  • Mumbai FYJC admissions: List of vacant seats after first merit list is out

    Mumbai: First Year Junior College that remained unfilled after the first merit list in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region and the revised schedule for the admission process were uploaded by the office of the Deputy Director of Education on Thursday.

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    Bombay High Court directs Railways, BMC to act together against hawkers

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday directed the Railways and the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to jointly act against the hawkers, who are still found selling their ware on railway premises. The court has asked the authorities to refrain from blame-games and instead, work together.

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    Dhule riots: Congress wants 2013 riots’ report tabled in House

    Nagpur: Congress MLA Mohammed Arif Naseem Khan has demanded that the Maharashtra government table in the state Assembly the report of the judicial panel that probed the 2013 Dhule riots. Six people were killed and several others injured in the police firing during riots in north Maharashtra’s Dhule city in January 2013.

  • Explosion at chemical plant in China kills 19

    Beijing: An explosion at a chemical plant in southwest China left 19 dead and injured another 12, authorities said today, the latest industrial accident in a country where lax regulations often lead to tragedy.

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    Mumbai: Parel flyover closed after pipe bursts, causes traffic snarls

    Mumbai: The Parel flyover on Babasaheb Ambedkar Road in central Mumbai was closed for all vehicles on Thursday morning, after a water pipe burst near the entrance of the flyover and flooded the stretch. The incident was reported after 6.30 am. “As soon as we received the complaint, we started repair work immediately,” said a senior official from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) hydraulic department.

  • Ujjain: BJP gives final touches to Jan ashirwad yatra preparations

    Ujjain: Ahead of its jan ashirwad yatra, BJP bigwigs and party men gave final touches to preparations of the yatra, during a meeting held on Thursday at the party’s office. According to media in charge, Sachin Saxena district in-charge minister Bhupendra Singh discussed all details of the yatra. The minister described the event is the biggest political event in the history of the city. He said the yatra would be attended by

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    Mumbai: Fire erupts in Fort area; no casualties reported

    Mumbai: A minor fire broke out in a two-storey building in Fort area near Ballard Pier on Thursday morning. No injuries were reported. The fire started around 11.15 am owing to short-circuit on the first floor of an old-office building, Sant Niwas, on Goa Street.

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    Bombay High Court slams Maharashtra government of giving lame excuses for not complying orders

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court recently came down heavily on the Maharashtra government over its apparently ‘lame’ excuse for not complying with the court orders. The court expressed shock at the reasoning given by the officials of the Vimukta Jati, Nomadic Tribes, Other Backward Class and Special Backward Class (VJ, NT, OBC and SBC) Welfare Department of the government.

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    Sanju: RSS lashes out at Sanjay Dutt biopic, says Bollywood ‘obsessed’ with underworld

    Mumbai: Rajkumar Hirani’s ‘Sanju’, released on June 29, is set to breach the  Rs 300 crore-mark. Fans have lapped up the biopic based on the life of Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt and it has won accolades for Ranbir Kapoor, who portrays the actor in the film. But the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is far from impressed, as is evident from the editorial in its mouthpiece Panchjanya, lam­bast­ing Hirani’s latest offering. “The biopic