Free Press Journal
  • Polling for six Maha Council seats held; results on May 24

    Mumbai: Voting for six seats in the Maharashtra Legislative Council biennial elections from local bodies constituencies was held today, for which major parties in the state were in a seat-sharing agreement.

  • Narrow escape for passengers as plane overshoots Shirdi runway

    Ahmednagar: A disaster was averted when an Alliance Air plane with around 70 passengers overshot the runway while landing at the Shirdi airport here on Monday evening but the pilots managed to bring it to a halt, official sources said.

  • Aurangabad Riot, Maharashtra, Muslim, Muslim Legislators, Shiv Sena, Shiv Sena leaders, Mantralaya, Devendra Fadnavis

    Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis directs MMRDA to meet timelines

    Thane, Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis today directed the town planning authority Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) to speed up the pace of work and complete the projects within the timelines. Fadnavis, who was in the city today, inaugurated two flyovers and performed Bhoomipujan for a rail over bridge (ROB) at Kopri and an elevated road and tunnel connecting Thane-Belapur road and NH-4.

  • Bombay High Court

    Bombay High Court helps 72-year-old, bars ‘abusive’ son from home

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has come to the aid of a 72-year-old city doctor and denied her son permission to enter her house after she alleged he regularly abused her. A bench presided over by Justice SJ Kathawalla refused to allow a plea filed by the woman’s son seeking access to the house. “Prima facie, the plaintiff (the son) has no right over the house of the mother, and also can’t

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    Aurangabad: Ex-Sena MP arrested for ruckus at police station

    Aurangabad: Former Shiv Sena Lok Sabha MP Pradeep Jaiswal was today arrested for allegedly creating a ruckus at the Kranti Chowk police station while leading a mob demanding the release of some persons arrested for the riots that took place here on May 11.

  • Mumbai street vendor accuses BJP MP Kirit Somaiya of manhandling

    Mumbai: A street vendor filed complaint against BJP MP Kirit Somaiya in Mumbai alleging that he manhandled him and also collected penalty money from him. The vendor further alleged that the BJP MP pushed him and asked to vacate the place. “He (Kirit Somaiya) came at 8 pm and asked us to vacate the place. He came again, we told him we are vacating but he pushed us,” a vendor said. The vendor

  • Five feared drowned in two separate incidents in Thane

    Thane, Five people were feared drowned in two separate incidents in the district, an official said today.
    Two persons — a seven-year-old boy and a 29-year-old man — were feared to have been swept away in a creek located on the city’s Ghodbunder Road yesterday, Thane civic body’s regional disaster management cell chief Sanotsh Kadam said.
    In another incident, three people, who had gone for a swim yesterday in the Bhatsa river at Ozarli