Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: Chief Minister bows to local politicos, MBMC chief Naresh Gite transferred

    Bhayandar: Corruption prevailing in the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) is common knowledge, but sudden transfers under political pressure have reduced the top civic post to a game of musical chairs.  Less then 17 months after he assumed charge as commissioner, Dr. Naresh Gite was abruptly issued the marching orders by the state government authorities.

  • Mumbai: State government comes up with comprehensive helipad policy for VVIPs

    Mumbai: After repeated near mishaps involving the Chief Minister’s helicopters, the state has come up with a comprehensive helipad policy. The policy lays down strict guidelines for helipads, their location and other gradients to be followed. A senior official from the state’s aviation department said the district administration has been told to locate and finalise sites for helipads in all 358 tehsils across the state, so that they can be developed in future.

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    Elections likely in six months, be prepared: CM Devendra Fadnavis tells BJP party workers

    Mumbai: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has asked the leaders of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to ensure the backward class do not get wrong message about the party and it’s activities. While addressing party functionaries at Vasant Smruti, party office at Dadar on Tuesday, Fadnavis also appealed them to be prepared for election in the next six months.

  • Mamata’s picture defaced on Kolkata varsity campus

    Kolkata : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s picture on a hoarding was found defaced on Tuesday inside the Jadavpur University campus where students are on a protest against a bill seeking to regulate administration of state varsities and colleges.

  • Mumbai: Shift Zaveri Bazaar goldsmith units, asks CM Devendra Fadnavis, after residents raise an alarm

    Mumbai: A resident of Bhuleshwar, Zaveri Bazaar, Mumbai named Harikishan Garodia met Chief Minister(CM) Devendra Fadnavis against the rising risk of gold smith units, during a public grievance redressal meeting held on Monday. Garodia with photographic evidence discussed the issue to CM and also stated to him that Zaveri Bazaar is sitting on a ‘time bomb’ – chemical toxic and hazardous gold smith units which can destroy the entire place and can

  • Kashmir: 4 policemen killed in IED blast

    Srinagar : Four policemen on patrol duty were killed on Saturday in an improvised explosive device blast by militants in a market in Sopore township, the first IED attack in Kashmir since 2015.

  • Vijay Rupani to take oath as Gujarat Chief Minister today

    Ahmedabad (Gujarat): Vijay Rupani is all set to swear-in as the Chief Minister of Gujarat on Tuesday, at the Gandhinagar Sachivalaya Ground here. The ceremony will take place at 11 am.

  • Jai Ram Thakur to be 14th Himachal Pradesh CM; swearing in on December 27

    Shimla: The BJP has succeeded in elbowing out veteran leader Prem Kumar Dhumal from the race for chief ministership. Plumbing for a much younger, 52-year-old five-time MLA from Seraj, Jai Ram Thakur, the party has indicated its preference for young blood, the new mantra of PM Modi. That would makes Thakur the first chief minister from the politically sensitive belt of Mandi, where the BJP won 9 out of ten seats.

  • Jairam Thakur emerges as key face for Himachal CM post

    New Delhi: BJP MLA Jairam Thakur is emerging as the “key” face in the race for picking a chief ministerial candidate in Himachal Pradesh, with the party expected to take a final call after a meeting of the newly-elected MLAs with the central observers.

  • Maharashtra: Prasad Lad to be to be BJP’s dark horse for MLC bypoll

    Mumbai: Narayan Rane, leader of National Democratic Alliance (NDA), while eager to become the member of Upper House of state legislature and the minister, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, however, in a surprise move, may push the name of Prasad Lad, state vice president of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

  • Make necessary changes to film, Vasundhara Raje urges Irani

    Jaipur : Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has written to the Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani, urging her to ensure that ‘Padmavati’ is not released without necessary changes to the film. Raje also said that the Censor Board should consider all possible results before certifying the film, a day after the Board sent the film back to its makers because the application for the certification was “incomplete”.

  • Despite CM getting involved, Rape survivor’s wait for justice continues

    Initially, a statement was recorded by Dindoshi police in May 2016 and then a FIR was filed by Charkop police station after a delay of five months since the place and crime of offence was under their jurisdiction. Mohan Krishnan (in pic), President of National Anti-Corruption and Crime Preventive Council said, “The victim’s medical examination was done after a delay of 21 days since there was no woman police constable at the

  • opposing Hindutva is objecting to devpt: Yogi

    Lucknow : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday attacked opposition parties, saying by opposing “Hindutva” they are objecting to “development” and “bhartiyata” (Indianness).