Free Press Journal
  • Two injured in knife attack inside Mumbai court

    Mumbai: In a sensational incident, an accused attacked his two co-accused with a knife in front of a magistrate during a court hearing here on Wednesday, officials said.

  • Mumbai: Twitter user calls a woman fat, she files a molestation complaint

    Mumbai: A 32-year-old woman filled a complaint of molestation for being called fat on Twitter according to a report in Hindustan Times (HT). The victim, a Dadar resident approached the police alleging that a Twitter user had abused and defamed her on Twitter.

  • Mumbai: Man arrested for sending obscene texts, videos to MNS leader

    Mumbai: In a case of breach of internet protocol and ethics, a 24-year-old man was held by Oshiwara police at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi, when he arrived from Saudi Arabia, for allegedly sending obscene texts and saying inappropriate things to a female leader of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) in 2015. The cops said he got her phone number on the internet.

  • Mumbai: Skyline of the city to get digital billboards like Times Square in New York

    Mumbai: Mumbai may soon get to see digital billboards similar to those at New York’s Time Square since Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is planning to revise its policy on hoardings to allow their installation. Mumbai Hoarding Owners Associations suggested to BMC to replace existing billboards or hoardings with digital billboards, the civic body has considered their suggestion. The civic chief Ajoy Mehta is yet to approve the policy.

  • Mumbai: Train misses schedule, 18-year-old engineering student misses exam

    Due to a train that was kept on hold for 90 minutes, a first-year civil engineering student missed his exam. Pallav Hatkar (18) was denied to enter his exam hall, as he had reached late, all thanks to Western Railway as they kept a train on hold.

  • Shipping Corporation of India vessel sinks off Mumbai coast, no casualties

    Mumbai: An offshore supply vessel of the state-run Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) sunk off the Mumbai coast on Tuesday evening, officials said. “All the 16 crew members on board SCI Ratna have been rescued,” Director General of Shipping Malini Shankar told PTI. The incident occurred around 7.30 pm on Tuesday, she said. SCI chairman Capt Anoop Sharma said all the crew members were immediately rescued by another vessel operating in close vicinity

  • Thane: Police complaint against man for an offensive tweet on Supriya Sule

    Thane: A police complaint has been registered in Thane against a man, identified as Walchand Geete, for an offensive tweet on NCP leader Supriya Sule. Geete had posted a very offensive tweet while replying to Sule’s tribute to late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s birth centenary on November 19. Geete’s obscene tweet had tagged Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadanvis and BJP President Amit Shah.