Free Press Journal
  • Ready to face action if speech found inappropriate, asserts CM Fadnavis

    Mumbai : The war of words between Bharatiya Janata Party and Shiv Sena reached at peak as the campaign for the Palghar Lok Sabha by-poll is reaching an end. Sena released an audio clip in which Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis is purportedly asking party workers to use all possible means to win the election. However, Fadnavis termed the clip as ‘twisted’ and said he is ready to face any action against him

  • IMD warning about severe storm ‘Mekunu’

    Maharashtra : The Indian Meteorological Department has issued a warning regarding cyclone ‘Mekunu’ for Maharashtra-Goa coast. Mekunu is likely to intensif into a cyclonic storm during next 24 hours and into a severe one in subsequent 24 hours. Cyclone Mekunu neared the Arabian Peninsulay on Friday as after causing damage in Oman. At least 40 people were reported missing on Socotra while some were feared dead as flash floods washed away thousands

  • HC comes to rescue of writer booked for criticising social life during Mahabharata era

    Troubles poured in for Rajaram Patwardhan last year after he penned down an article for a Marathi daily. The article referred to certain incidents in Mahabharata, wherein he criticised the restrictions, which were imposed only on women to control their behaviour while no such conditions were imposed on men. Soon after the article was published, a lady lodged an FIR against Patwardhan under charges of outraging the modesty of women, obscenity, inciting

  • Gang war-like si

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Congress chief Ashok Chavan on Saturday said a gang war-like situation is prevailing in Palghar, where a Lok Sabha by-poll is scheduled for May 28. “The situation in Palghar is no less than a gang-war. We doubt if the election can be held in a free and fair manner,” he said, referring to the face-off between ruling allies BJP and Shiv Sena during the ongoing campaign.

  • Chandrakant-Patil

    BJP minister fears Congress may easily win polls in absence of BJP-Sena alliance

    Mumbai : The mandate in Karnataka state assembly which gave non-National Democratic Alliance (NDA) allies the opportunity to come together against Bharatiya Janata Party and staunch opposition by Shiv Sena, another ally of NDA in Palghar LS by-poll has created fear among BJP leaders. Chandrakant Patil, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) minister and minister for revenue fears that the Congress can easily win the next state assembly polls if BJP and Shiv

  • Three drown off Alibaug coast,  two bodies recovered

    Mumbai: Three persons drowned while swimming in the sea off the coast of Alibaug in Raigad district at Nagaon beach, about 112 kilometres from here, police said on Saturday. The official said that the bodies of two of the three persons had been recovered while a search for the third was currently underway.

  • Saachi Jain is city Topper

    Mumbai students performed well by securing percentages above 95 even though they could not make it to the top 10 merit list. Saachi Jain, a student of RN Podar School, Santacruz, became the city topper by scoring 97.8 per cent in the Science stream. While, Harneet Singh of RN Podar, Santacruz scored 98 per cent in Commerce. Ashmita Jain of St Joseph School, scored 97.2 per cent in Science to become the