Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: Massive loss in mangrove saplings in last 4 years

    Mumbai: In a massive setback for the environment, more than 94,000 saplings planted by the state mangrove cell at Charkop and Malwani have died in the past four years. Maharashtra government has plans to plant 50 lakh mangrove saplings by 2019 to revive degraded wetlands.

  • Mumbai: 26-year-old mentally-ill youth killed for ‘harassing’ woman at a party

    Mumbai: Charkop police have arrested five members of a family for brutally assaulting a 26-year-old mentally-challenged youth who later succumbed to the injuries in hospital. The incident took place during a birthday party in Bhagrekar Nagar of Charkop in Kandivali (West) on Wednesday night.

  • Mumbai: Snatchers’ gang busted in Charkop

    Mumbai: The Charkop police on Friday claimed to have busted a gang of snatchers, who used to target elderly people near their housing societies, by arresting three people. The police said they did not use motorbikes like other gangs of chain and mobile snatchers.

  • HC upholds life sentence of man for killing pregnant wife

    MUMBAI: The Bombay High Court has upheld the life imprisonment given to a man for killing his pregnant wife at Charkop in suburban Kandivli in 2007. Dismissing an appeal filed by the convict, a bench noted: “…We are of the opinion that the appellant has committed the murder of his wife Sonali… We find no merit in the appeal.”

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    HC upholds life sentence to man for killing pregnant wife

    Mumbai: Observing that the prosecution had proved its case beyond reasonable doubt, the Bombay High Court has upheld the life imprisonment given to a man for killing his pregnant wife at Charkop in suburban Kandivali in 2007.

  • Tenders for new Metros to be floated by end of this month

    Mumbai : In tandem with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Mumbai visit to lay the foundation stone for the two new metro corridors, the Union Ministry of Urban Development and Department of Economic Affairs gave their in-principle approval for the funding of the Metro corridors by the Asian Development Bank.

  • Suicide pact goes wrong for a family in Charkop

    Mumbai : Depressed over not being able to pay off a Rs 50 lakh loan, a 35-year-old man attempted suicide and at the same time, poisoned his wife and his two daughters. Soni tried to end his and his family’s life by consuming rat poison late on Thursday night. Soni, who is the sole bread winner of the family, took the drastic step as he was finding it difficult to pay the Rs

  • Charkop man held for raping daughters

    Mumbai: The Charkop police have registered a case against a 45-year-old man for allegedly raping his two daughters. The accused, Ramesh Sharma, was arrested by the police and after his daughters, aged 21 and 12, along with their neighbours approached the Charkop police on Monday.

  • Showing off snake costs youth with life

    Mumbai  : A 27-year-old, who did not take the snake bite seriously, died of ignorance. The incident happened on August 12 when deceased Mayur Bhandari was showing off with a snake, which was caught by the residents of Charkop village.

  • Cops bust racket of bogus Aadhar card makers

    Mumbai : No one would have thought that Aadhar card can be made without any documentation, but after the Charkop police raid it has come to light that two accused, who were running an e-seva kendra in Kandivali east who made them for just Rs 2,000.

  • BMC, Charkop play out a draw

    Mumbai : Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) were held to a 1-1 draw by Charkop United in a Second Division match of the MDFA (Mumbai District Football Association) League – 2014-15.

  • Javadekar, Fadnavis review projects requiring approvals

    Mumbai : Minister for Environment, Forests & Climate Change, Prakash Jawadekar said on Thursday he would look into Maharashtra’s projects with an open mind in a transparent manner, and convey approvals as soon as possible.

  • Probe ordered against cops

    Mumbai : An inquiry has been ordered against the police officers who refused to help a woman from attempted kidnapping and molestation. A 30-year-old domestic help was refused help by a cop patrolling in Kandivali where a youth tried to abduct her.

  • Paper sculpture expo from 28th

    Mumbai: An exhibition of renowned artist Rajendra Gole’s paper sculptures will be organised in the city from October 28 to November 3, 2014. The artist is an Applied Arts graduate from J.J. Colle-ge of Arts. The Times of India recently rated him among the top 5 Indian artists.

  • Man held for raping minor neighbour

    Mumbai: A 24-year-old labourer Sanjay Sharma was arrested by the Charkop police on Monday evening for raping and impregnating his 14-year-old neighbour. Sharma and the survivor are neighbours and had known each other for a long time. The police aren’t clear if the physical relationship was consensual. “It doesn’t even matter in this case if the relationship is consensual. The survivor is a minor and the parents have registered a complaint and