Free Press Journal
  • Sharad Pawar says write-off for farm loan waiver is inadequate

    Pune: Stating the farm loan waiver announced by the Maharashtra government on Saturday was “inadequate”, NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday said his party will push for expansion of the ambit of the measure to ensure inclusion of those farmers who are left out. Pawar, however, said the NCP’s stand on the issue will be of “cooperation and coordination” with the government.

  • Expressway robbers arrested by Pune rural police

    Pune: Seven robbers who have been looting passengers travelling on the Pune-Mumbai expressway have been arrested by Pune Rural Police on June 23.

  • Pune: Enforcement Directorate attaches assets of Mahesh Motewar

    Pune: Enforcement Directorate on Monday attached assets of Mahesh Motewar, the chairman and managing director of the multi-crore collective investment scheme company Samruddha Jeevan Group, and Samruddha Jeevan Foods India Limited.

  • Lonavala Murder Case: Strip and rob, the modus operandi of killers

    Pune: To catch couple, terrify them by asking them to remove clothes and later to rob them was a modus operandi of the two accused who were arrested in the Lonavala double murder case. However, this time, both engineering students started to scream and hence the accused killed them to not to get caught. Pune Rural police arrested two accused on June 11.

  • Pune: Lonavla double murder case solved, 1 arrested

    Pune: More than two and months after, Special Investigation Team of Pune Rural Police has cracked the murder mystery of two engineering students who were killed on April 3 in Lonavala. Police have arrested one man while one is on the run. Police said that they are also in process to trace three more accused.

  • Pune: Drunk father rapes seven-year-old daughter

    Pune: A man has allegedly raped his seven-year-old daughter after his wife refused to have sex with him. The incident happened in Pune’s Khadakwasla where 28-year-old unemployed Salil Kambala (name changed), in an inebriated state, asked his wife to have sex with him. When she refused, Kambala allegedly raped their seven-year-old daughter.

  • Pune: CID to probe sex racket case that involves cops

    The Bombay High Court on Wednesday transferred the probe of the case pertaining to two girls, who had escaped from a sex racket allegedly run by some officials of Pune police, to the State Crime Investigation Department (CID).

  • Bombay High Court stays liquor ban in Pune clubs

    MUMBAI: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday granted an interim stay on a notice issued by state government prohibiting three clubs and a shop in Pune from selling liquor, as they are within 500 metres of highway.