Free Press Journal
  • Maharashtra: WhatsApp group admin assaulted after member’s removal

    Mumbai: The ‘administrator’ of a group on the popular messaging platform WhatsApp was assaulted at the behest of a member who was incensed by his removal from the group, the police have said. Ahmednagar-based Chaitanya Shivaji Bhor, 18, was attacked by three persons with a sharp weapon, a senior police official told PTI. The incident occurred at a mess on the night of May 17 on the Ahmednagar-Manmad road.

  • Mumbai: 8 out of 24 BMC pothole helplines non-functional

    Mumbai: One-third of the helpline numbers of BMC road engineers (one for each ward), for the purpose of addressing public complaints related to potholes, which were published in several newspapers on Monday, either don’t work or are not connected to messaging applications. Eight of the 24 wards across the city are non-functional from the very beginning of the initiative.

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    Maharashtra Maoists massacre: 8 innocent villagers killed, allege kin

    Gadchiroli: Residents of a village in this Maoist-affected Maharashtra district on Tuesday alleged that at least innocent eight youth, including five girls, may have been felled by police bullets in the country’s biggest anti-Maoist operation here last month. The villagers of Gattepalli have demanded a judicial probe into the April 22-23 operation and action against the commandos of the crack unit C-60 who had carried out the twin security operation killing 40 Maoists in

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    Anand Ahuja all set to launch clothing label Bhane in Mumbai, read details

    While the whole world is swooning over Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja’s wedding photographs and videos and when it seemed as if their wedding was a nationwide celebration, we stumbled upon Anand Ahuja’s Instagram post that announced his clothing label Bhane’s entry in Mumbai. To those living under the rocks, Anand is the CEO of Bhane, a clothing brand that creates contemporary clothing for men and women that celebrates simplicity and the

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    Mumbai: LGBTQ Film Festival KASHISH to screen 140 films from 45 countries, begins on May 23

    The KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, also known as the Mumbai International Queer Film Festival and KASHISH Film Festival, is an annual LGBTQ event held in Mumbai, since 2010. The festival features films on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer from India and around the world. The KASHISH Film Festival is held successfully for the past eight years in a country where the public hasn’t accepted the LGBTQ community with open

  • Mumbai: JJ Hospital doctors continue strike as talks fail to break impasse

    Mumbai: Resident doctors of the state-run JJ Hospital here continued their strike for the fourth day today against the assault of two of their colleagues following death of a patient. They decided to continue the protest after their talks with authorities concerned failed to break the deadlock, an official said today.

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    Panvel: Police arrest film financier for killing lover’s hubby

    Mumbai: On Monday, Panvel Police arrested 37-year-old man for allegedly killing his lover’s husband and then disposing of his body. The accused who has financed several films including an ongoing Bollywood film, the accused shot the victim and then disposed of his body.

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    Mumbai Crime: Father strangulates son to death on argument over food

    Mumbai: On Sunday, a father strangulated his own son to death after he jumped in to save his wife being hit by the accused for making okra (bhindi) for lunch. The accused has been arrested by Ulhasnagar police and charged with murdering his son. According to Mid-Day, the father strangulated his son over an altercation with his daughter-in-law for not cooking suran aka elephant foot yam for lunch that day. The accused

  • Half of missing people in Mumbai are in the age group of 16 to 25 years: RTI

    Mumbai: Nearly half of the people reported missing in Mumbai every year are in the age group of 16 to 25 years, the Mumbai Police has said in reply to an RTI query. Also, there has been a rise every year in the number of people going missing in the metropolis, Mumbai Crime Branch’s Assistant Police Commissioner (Preventive) Bharat Gaikwad said in response to an application filed by city-based RTI activist Chetan

  • Mumbaikars in distress as petrol, diesel prices touch new high

    Mumbaikars are facing problems as the petrol and diesel prices today touched historic high. The prices in the morning were seen to have touched Rs 84.70/litre for petrol and diesel Rs 72.48/litre in Mumbai. Locals told ANI, ‘petrol & diesel prices are increasing every week. Prices here are much higher than other states. How are we supposed to survive in this situation.’