Free Press Journal
  • Maharashtra: Tiger and tigress found dead Paoni forest range; poisoning suspected

    Nagpur: A tiger and a tigress were found dead on Friday in the Paoni forest range in Ramtek taluka of this district in what officials suspect is a case of poisoning. The carcasses were found around 150 metres away from each other at about 1 pm by a forest guard who was on patrolling duty, forest officials said.

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    Mumbai: 15-year-old girl found eight-months pregnant, rape accused arrested

    Mumbai: A shocking case of child sexual abuse surfaced in Mumbai when a 15-year-old girl was found to be eight months pregnant after her mother took her to hospital on Children’s Day. The MHB Colony police have registered a rape case and arrested 40-year-old man who lives in the same neighbourhood of Dahisar (West). The accused is cab driver.

  • Bhayandar: BJP corporators at war with civic chief in MBMC, Mayor threatens boycott

    Bhayandar: The cold war between the BJP-led Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) and civic chief Dr Naresh Gite has taken an ugly turn. The simmering tension burst out into the open after MBMC Mayor Dimple Mehta and legislator Narendra Mehta organised a press conference on Friday and openly spewed venom against the Municipal Commissioner expressing discontent with his autocratic style of functioning which was posing a disastrous and negative effect on the all-round development of the

  • Mumbai’s firemen to soon get high-tech fire-resistant suits

    Mumbai: Mumbai’s firemen who always put their lives in danger while fire-fighting will soon have some more protection in the form of high-tech fire-resistant suits made of a special fabric. A senior officer of the fire department has remarked that after repeated incidents of firemen getting injured during fire rescue operations a specially-made suit has been procured which will prove to be a safety cover for them.

  • Maharashtra government sets up committee to curb custodial deaths

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has set up a seven-member committee headed by Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Sudhir Shrivastava to recommend ways to stop the custodial deaths, a state minister said. The formation of the panel comes in the wake of the custodial death of Aniket Kothale in Sangli city earlier this month.

  • Mumbai police issues stern warning to people protesting against Padmavati

    Mumbai: The Mumbai police on Friday issued a stern warning to ‘adventurous’ people protesting the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s upcoming movie ‘Padmavati.’ The police suggested that the fringe organisations conduct their protests against the Bollywood film in a ‘democratic’ manner.

  • Mumbai exam paper leak: WhatsApp chain busted, several students held

    Mumbai: The Mumbai police have arrested 10 people, including students and prime accused Kalpesh Bagul (27) who is a computer technician of a college based in Kandivali, in connection with the Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS) student paper leak case registered with the Amboli police station on Thursday night.

  • Mumbai Bank of Baroda robbery case: 3 suspects picked up from Dhule, but cops deny making arrests

    Mumbai: The Navi Mumbai police seems to have cracked the multi-crore Bank of Baroda robbery case, after three suspects were picked up from Dhule district, almost 350-kilometre away from the scene of crime, on Thursday night. Sources confirm that the trio were traced in Dhule based on technical evidence. The suspects have been brought to Navi Mumbai and are being interrogated.