Free Press Journal
  • HC raps state for not effectively implementing Disaster Mgmt Act

     Mumbai : The Bombay High Court pulled up the Maharashtra government for not effectively implementing provisions of the Disaster Management Act and directed it to take effective steps to set up the District Disaster Management Authority in Mumbai expeditiously.

  • NIA changes stance, will now frame charges against Sadhvi

    Mumbai : In an interesting twist in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, the National Investigations Agency (NIA) is all set to change its stance yet again. Now, the central agency will act contrary to its previous decision. All of a sudden, NIA, which had exonerated right-wing Hindu terrorist Sadhvi Pragyasingh Thakur from the case, is left with no other option but to argue against her.

  • Extortion: Five Pujari men held

    Mumbai: Mumbai crime branch has arrested five members of Suresh Pujari gang for trying to extort money from a south Mumbai based businessman. The businessman registered case after he received calls from extortionists, who demanded Rs 50 lakh from him.

  • Rape survivor’s father booked for molesting accused’s wife

    Mumbai : The wife of accused Harishankar Awadh Shukla who is presently lodged at Thane central jail on the charges of raping a 13-year old girl in Nerul has filed a First Information Report (FIR) against the girl’s father for molesting her and threatening to rape her inside the Thane court premises.

  • It’s ‘happy hours’ for Andheri residents

    Mumbai : Happy hours are what restaurants offer to attract more customers. Now, Lokhandwala Backroad, Andheri (W) will witness Happy Street Festival on Sunday morning.

  • Maha Minister apologises to BJP workers

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Minister Chandrakant Patil has issued a written apology to BJP workers for his comment that it has become difficult to find people with “high character” for important posts.

  • Visit this festival to enjoy varieties of missal

    Thane : The venue had long queue as foodies waited for their turn to come to enjoy their favourite misal that come in different flavours. The three-day misal festival that has started at Ghantali Road, Thane on Friday offers 50 varieties of misal from different parts of Maharashtra under one roof.