Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: BMC awaits green nod for second phase of Mithi rejuvenation project

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation(BMC) as part of its comprehensive programme to improve the quality of Mithi River has decided to undertake its rejuvenation project in two phases. While for the first phase BMC has obtained all necessary permissions, the second phase that is between Water Supply Projects (WSP) compound of Powai till Mahim creek is yet to get approval from National Green Tribunal and National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI).

  • Mumbai Rail Roko: 11 cops injured in stone-pelting; 2 held

    Mumbai: As many as 11 personnel of the Government Railway Police (GRP) and the Railway Protection Force (RPF) suffered injuries in stone-pelting on Tuesday by the agitating students demanding jobs in the Indian Railways. Two persons were arrested in connection with the incident, a police official said.

  • Mumbai Rail Roko: ‘Flexi timing’ allows people to report late to their offices

    Mumbai: For the first time it seems ‘flexi timing’ was implemented by offices in the city as most of the office-goers who were stuck in the trains due to rail roko andolan were allowed to reach offices late. “On Tuesday morning, when we got to know about the rail roko andolan, we received a message from the office asking us to report late to the office and travel safe,” said one of

  • Mumbai: Citizens unaware of deadline extension, authorities force them to make Aadhaar cards

    Mumbai: Many Mumbaikars are still getting messages from phone service providers and banks reminding them to link Aadhaar cards with various services even though there is no deadline to do so anymore. At least, not yet. Last week, the five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra said it may not be possible to decide by March 31 the batch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the Aadhaar Act.

  • Palghar: MSRTC controller booked for molesting conductor

    Palghar (Maharashtra): A controller with the state-run Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) from Vasai has been booked for allegedly repeatedly molesting a female conductor, police said today.

  • Mumbai train derailed

    Job-seekers ‘surgical strike’ on Central Railway paralyses Mumbai

    Mumbai: A few hundred railway job-seekers caught Central Railway (CR) by surprise, resulting in a virtual paralysis of Mumbai’s lifeline, the suburban train service, for over three hours here on Tuesday morning. The agitation also turned violent as some protesters pelted stones, leading to a police baton charge to disperse them.