Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: WR, CR stations to soon have interactive kiosks to help commuters access information

    Good news for commuters as Western Railway (WR) and Central Railway (CR) will install interactive kiosks on stations through which one can be able to access information about timings of local and outstation trains. The commuters can also access information about passenger amenities, the location of the Railway Protection Force (RPF), washrooms, escalators, and elevators.

  • Mumbai: Man held for molesting woman in running train

    Mumbai: Andheri Government Railway Police (GRP) have arrested a 29-year-old man for allegedly molesting a 24-year-old woman in a running train on Sunday evening. The accused, Avijaat Singh (29), has been booked under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code that pertains to molestation.

  • Navratri 2018: Egged on by in-house devis, men too adopt dress code

     Mumbai: Egged on by the devis at home, men too have started to become colour-compliant during Navratri. On Wednesday, it was mostly a sea of blue, while on Friday, several unflinchingly sported yellow hues. Some have been following the tradition for years, while others follow their wives’ code. All nine days of the festival are dedicated to a distinct avatar of the goddess, and each of these days has a colour assigned

  • Mumbai: Bombay High Court issues notice to BJP corporator for Illegal hoardings

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday issued notices to a BJP corporator from suburban Andheri and seven of his supporters seeking to know why civil and criminal action should not be initiated against them for allegedly assaulting a civic official when he was removing an illegal hoarding in the area. A division bench of Justices A S Oka and M S Sonak was hearing an application filed by the Brihanmumbai Municipal

  • Mumbai, Mumbai Metro 3, Underground Mumbai Metro, Andheri, First tunnel of Mumbai Metro, Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ corridor

    First underground Mumbai Metro tunnel project complete

    Mumbai: The first step in the construction of the underground metro project in the nation’s financial capital, Mumbai, has been taken, with the end-to-end completion of a 1.26km tunnel from the Municipal Pali ground at Marol village in Andheri (E) to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International airport Terminal-2 station of the Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ corridor of Metro-3 project.

  • Mumbai: Fire breaks out in Madhu Industrial Estate in Andheri, 4 fire engines rushed to spot

    Mumbai: A fire broke out Tuesday in a commercial building in suburban Andheri, an official said. A fire personnel received burn injuries while trying to douse the flames, he said. The blaze erupted around 10 am on the second floor of the seven-storey building at the Madhur Industrial Estate in Andheri, a fire brigade official said.

  • Mumbai: Fire breaks out at upcoming metro station; no casualty reported

    A Fire broke out at upcoming metro station Sahar Airport T2 terminal in Mumbai where the construction work of the station is in progress. The construction of the station is going at Marol area of Andheri. As per reports, 2 fire brigade and 2 water tankers aron at the spot. No causality is reported yet.

  • Delhi metro, Magenta Line stations

    Push overground Metro 2B line underground, demand residents

    Mumbai: The Metro 2B line, which will connect Andheri to Mankhurd via Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC), cannot be constructed underground like the Metro III line due to ‘threat perceptions,’ the Bombay High Court was informed by the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) on Wednesday. It was seeking permission from the court to go ahead with construction work.

  • Andheri’s Gokhale bridge will have to be rebuilt: BMC

    Mumbai: The Gokhale Bridge at Andheri station, a part of which collapsed last month, will have to be pulled down and rebuilt, according to a BMC audit report. The July 3 incident, which led to a Mumbai-wide inspection of all the bridges in the city, had killed two people.

  • double murder witness killing, police, weapon, MIDC, Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation, Avinash solanki

    Mumbai: Key witness in 2011 double murder case stabbed to death in Andheri

    Mumbai: Avinash Solanki, 40, the key witness in the sensational 2011 double murder of Keenan Santos and Reuben Fernandez, was found murdered early on Monday morning. Solanki’s body was found with multiple stab wounds in the MIDC-Andheri locality. Police suspect Solanki’s business partner Nilesh Shukla to be behind the murder, as the body was discovered inside a shop owned by him.

  • Mumbai: WR demands Rs 2 crore from BMC for repair work Gokhale Bridge at Andheri

    Mumbai: The Western Railway has demanded approximately Rs two crore from the BMC for undertaking the repair work on the Gokhale Bridge at Andheri, which had caved in recently. This amount will go towards carrying out heavy repairs on the steel girder, pathway and the pre-stressed concrete on the bridge. The railway officials also said the contractors for the repair work will not be finalised unless the civic body coughs up the money,

  • Mega, jumbo block on WR, CR today

    Mumbai: A jumbo block and a mega block will be conducted on Sunday on the Western line, Central line and Harbour line on Sunday.

  • Mumbai crime: Scrap dealer shot by two men in Andheri

    Mumbai: A scrap dealer was seriously injured after two unidentified men shot at him in Marol area in Mumbai’s Andheri suburb, police said today. The incident happened in the early hours of today when scrap dealer Islam Vali Khan (58) was parking his car at his residential building on Marol Church Road, said Nitin Alaknure, senior inspector, MIDC police station.

  • New Mumbai AC locals to make up for time lost in opening-closing of door

    Mumbai: So, what is new about the Western Railways’ nine new air-conditioned local trains arriving in March next year? They will be better than the current units in service and make up for the time currently lost in opening and closing the doors of the existing AC locals.

Back To Top