Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: GRP inspects 100 CCTV footage of footboard gang seen alighting at Bandra over TV journo attack

    Mumbai: A day after TV journalist Sudhir Shukla was attacked by rowdy commuters on Churchgate bound local train, the railway police has formed two teams of Local Crime Branch (LCB) and seven teams of Government Railway Police (GRP) to catch rowdy commuters who thrashed TV journalist Sudhir Shukla during morning peak hours on Wednesday. No arrest has been made so far. GRP believes that the footboard squatters, who thrashed TV journalist, have

  • Mumbai: Master of Social Work students protest inside campus over not receiving marksheets

    Mumbai: Students of Master of Social Work (MSW) course of the Mumbai University (MU) have not received their marksheets since two years, no lectures have been conducted and they do not have a full-time coordinator for their department. The university has verbally assured them to provide marksheets in 15 days, lectures will be conducted in next three days and the coordinator will be finalised in a week.

  • Mumbai: Iconic Strand Book Stall to shut down on February 27

    Mumbai: Strand Book Stall, Borabazaar Precinct, Fort, open from 10 am to 6:30 pm. Until February 27 that is. The next Tuesday will be the last day Strand open its shutters with the iconic book store shutting down forever on the ninth death anniversary of its beloved owner TN Shanbagh.

  • Mumbai: MahaRERA dismisses landowner’s complaint

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Real Estate Regulatory Authority (MahaRERA) dismissed a landowner’s complaint after it came to the fore that he already had several ongoing litigations in connection with the same complaint. The complainant had approached RERA stating the developer had made several violations pertaining to the measurement after signing the agreement.

  • Bombay High Court quashes Maharashtra domicile circular

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday quashed a Maharashtra government notification issued last year that rendered all post-graduate (PG) medical aspirants from outside Maharashtra, including those who had completed their MMBS degrees from colleges in the state, ineligible for admissions under the state quota on the grounds that they were not domiciled here.

  • Mumbai: Forensic scientists will conduct beef tests in mobile vans stationed in every district

    Mumbai: The forensic scientists, who are a crucial link in providing strong evidence to the courts and police in criminal cases, are being diverted from this core task. Now, they will have to devote all their time and energies to conducting ‘beef tests’ in mobile forensic vans stationed in every district and the Commissionerate of Maharashtra.

  • Bombay High Court takes on state govt over delay in giving land for law university

    Mumbai: Training its guns on the recently held global investor summit in Mumbai, the Bombay High Court on Thursday said the state government had time to hold such mega events but had still not decided on the allotment of land to set up the Mumbai campus of the Maharashtra National Law University.

  • Mumbai: Five mobiles of invigilators seized by flying squad of the Maharashtra state board

    Mumbai: Five mobile phones of invigilators were seized on Thursday by the flying squad of the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education. Security checks had been tightened following the incident at Solapur on Wednesday when the English question paper was circulated on WhatsApp one hour after the examination.

  • Sohrabuddin case: Bombay High Court embarrasses ‘politically motivated’ CBI

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday embarrassed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) by asking if the agency (in present times) was not assisting the court in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case due to its ‘political’ motivation. Meanwhile, the accused IPS officer Rajkumar Pandiyan told the HC the case was a perfect example of ‘ulta chor kotwal ko daate.’