Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: CMO sat on file about rehabilitation of slums on MbPT land, claims Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant

    Mumbai: Targeting the Chief Minister’s office (CMO), Arvind Sawant, Shiv Sena MP from Mumbai South constituency said that even though Union Minister for Shipping Nitin Gadkari had agreed to permit scheme under Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) on land of Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT), the CMO sat on the file and has not taken any decision despite.

  • Maharashtra: Civic bodies blame ‘varying’ weather for absence of standard mechanism to maintain roads

    Mumbai: In an interesting turn in the potholes issue, the civic bodies on Friday blamed the ‘varying’ weathers for the absence of a ‘standard’ mechanism to maintain roads. The Bombay High Court was informed that there was no standardised technique for maintaining and constructing roads across Maharashtra as the weather in almost every district varies.

  • Bombay High Court denies Peter Mukherjea’s plea to access case diary maintained by Khar police

    Mumbai: The Bombay HC on Friday rejected a writ petition moved by Peter Mukherjea, accused in the Sheena Bora murder case, seeking case diary maintained by the Khar police officials. Peter had sought a copy of the case diaries maintained by sub-inspector Ganesh Dalvi, who was a member of the team which had picked up accused-turned-approver Shyamvar Rai in August 2012 in connection with an Arms Act case.

  • Mumbai: Indrani and Peter Mukherjea come together to accuse CBI of tampering CDRs of Shyamvar Rai

    Mumbai: In an interesting twist in the high-profile murder mystery of Sheena Bora, her parents – Indrani and Peter Mukherjea, on Friday claimed that the Call Data Records (CDRs) of their driver Shyamvar Rai and that of Peter, were manipulated. The couple claimed before the special court that the nodal officer from Airtel may have manipulated or fabricated the CDRs either at the behest of the CBI or the Khar police.

  • BJP unbeatable due to Modi’s non-corrupt image: Prakash Ambedkar

    Mumbai: Bharip Bahujan Mahasangh chief and Dalit leader Prakash Ambedkar today said the Congress can not dislodge the BJP from power till 2024, as it can not counter Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s image as a “non-corrupt” leader.

  • Thane: Another fire breaks out, this time in building; fire brigade rushed to spot

    A fire broke out in the Girija Heights building in Maharashtra’s Thane on Friday. Fire brigade and other emergency services have rushed to the spot. Earlier in the day, a fire officer was injured while dousing the flames on the fourth floor of the Navrang Studio in Mumbai’s Lower Parel.

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    Mumbai: Corporators seek extension of six months to utilise funds

    Corporators from Mumbai have sought an extension of additional six months to utilise their development funds. Corporators failed for the second year in a row have failed to use their Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) allocated development funds, and have blamed the re-tendering for projects, which happened due to the implementation of GST.

  • Mumbai Crime: Father arrested for sexually assaulting his teen daughter

    Mumbai: In a gruesome and barbaric incident of sexual crime committed against women (in this case a minor), the father of a 17-year-old girl was arrested on Wednesday after the teenager, who had run away from their Parksite home in Vikhroli last Friday, revealed to the police that she had fled because she was being sexually assaulted by him for the past five years.