Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: Crows with human ear and finger in beak shock residents of Kandivali

    Mumbai: It is not every day that you see the scavengers carrying human body parts in their beaks. On Monday the residents of Poisar area in Kandivali saw crows with a human ear and finger in their beaks and were in for a shock. They immediately reported the incident to the police.

  • Mumbai Crime: Traffic constable slapped by youth for doing his duty

    Mumbai: In yet another case of insensitivity and entitlement, the Koparkhairane police arrested a 21-year-old man for allegedly slapping a traffic constable on duty who objected to him talking to a female friend even as his vehicle was causing a traffic during peak hours in Vashi’s Sector 28 area on Tuesday night.

  • Bhayandar: Ray of hope for 4,000 families awaiting their dream homes, as MBMC exploring options

    Bhayandar: Staring at an uncertain future, there is some ray of hope for around 4,000 slum dwellers who are awaiting their dream homes under the Basic Services to Urban Poor (BSUP) project. The Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) is now exploring options to complete, the housing scheme under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) – central government’s flagship project mooing housing for all.

  • Mumbai: Six arrested for looting jewellery and cash from a trader at gun point in Palghar

    Thane: Six persons have been arrested for allegedly looting jewellery and cash from a trader at gun point in adjoining Palghar district in September, police said on Wednesday, reports PTI. The accused, who claimed to work with local publications, have been booked for armed dacoity, said Palghar DSP Manjunath Shinge.

  • Need more proactive women lawyers, says retired Bombay High Court Chief Justice

    Mumbai: The first Chief Justice of Bombay High Court Justice (retd.) Sujata Manohar said there is a need of enhancing the ratio between male and female judges in the legal fraternity. She said though the situation is not as discriminative as earlier, but still there is a need for encouraging women advocates to argue in courts across the country. In an exclusive conversation with the Free Press Journal, Justice Manohar

  • Maharashtra: Farmers, villagers to intensify agitation against refinery in Ratnagiri

    Mumbai: Farmers and villagers on Wednesday vowed to intensify their agitation against a proposed refinery in the coastal Konkan region of Maharashtra. The petroleum ministry plans to set up a refinery at Rajapur in Ratnagiri district, about 400km from Mumbai. It is to be called West Coast Refinery.

  • Thane: Court rejects 60-year-old self-styled godman’s plea for pre-arrest bail

    Thane: A local court has rejected the anticipatory bail application of a 60-year-old self-styled ‘godman’, accused of raping a woman and swindling her by promising to cure her ailing father, reports PTI. District and Additional Sessions Judge A S Bhaisare rejected the application of the godman, who was booked by the Thane Police under IPC sections pertaining to rape, cheating, criminal intimidation and provisions of the Black Magic Act and the IT