Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: 70 metric tonnes of waste collected in clean-up drive at Chaityabhoomi

    Mumbai: As the followers return home after paying tribute to Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar on his death anniversary at Shivaji Park Dadar, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) the next day itself took the clean-up drive and collected around 70 metric tonnes of garbage from the place. According to the information given by the Dadar (G north), civic ward officials, 1,500 clean up workers deployed to undertake the initiative.

  • Mumbai: Hundreds of youth come together for the clean-up drive at Chaityabhoomi

    Mumbai: A group of 700 youngsters from different colleges have come together through social media like Facebook and Whatsapp for a noble cause, to keep the entire stretch of Dadar Chaityabhoomi clean and free from littering. Buddha Bhushan Shinde, a 24-year-old Mumbai University final year student doing Bachelor in Arts (BA) is the brainchild behind the clean-up drive initiative.

  • Mumbai: 22-year-old woman police constable allegedly commits suicide at her house in Naigaon

    Mumbai: A 22-year-old woman police constable on Tuesday allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan at her house in Naigaon, Dadar in Central Mumbai. Manju Vasant Gaikwad, the woman, ended her life at her house in the New BDD Chawl this afternoon, said a police official. Gaikwad was attached to the Local Arms Division at Naigaon, he said. She was taken to government-run KEM hospital where she was declared

  • Isn’t that Cool, Mumbai? AC local train fares could be as low as Rs 10

    There is a new development in the much-talked AC local trains. Well, now the Western Railway officials have proposed a fare structure in which they might charge commuters Rs 10 for a five-kilometre journey and the maximum fare for the 60-km stretch between Churchgate and Virar will be Rs 85.

  • Mumbai: BMC needs manpower to keep Dadar hawker-free

    Mumbai: Dadar is one of the favorite shopping destinations of Mumbaikars. Therefore, to keep the station premises and other restricted areas free from hawkers it turns out to be a big task before the municipal corporation. Hence, Assistant Municipal Commissioner (AMC) of Dadar (G north ward) Ramakant Biradkar of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), has put forth extra manpower demand to the civic commissioner Ajoy Mehta.

  • Mumbai: Congress and MNS clash at Dadar over hawker’s issue

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Congress unit on Wednesday organised a Feriwala Sanman march in support of hawkers. They also registered their anger against the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) party workers. However, before the rally could begin from Dadar Nakshatra mall, the Congress-MNS face-off led to major chaos as both parties shouted slogans against each other. This prompted MNS party workers to throw potatoes at Congress party workers.

  • Mumbai: BMC plans new markets to decongest hawkers at Dadar

    Mumbai: Dadar is among one of the more prefered shopping places for Mumbaikars. From foods to clothing, utensils to grocery items, everything is available at here and that too at affordable prices. Hence, it attracts a number of hawkers and vendors.

  • ‘Law intern leaned out thrice before ending life’

    Mumbai : Investigations into the death of law intern Pallavi Vikamsey point out that she “leaned out thrice” before jumping off the running train on Wednesday. No passengers had tried to stop her or alert others on all three instances and even in the fourth attempt when she jumped.

  • Mumbai: Janshatabdi Express train for Goa to run from Monday

    Mumbai: Passengers travelling on the Madgaon route will now be able to travel in a coach which will provide them a full view of the scenic beauty through large transparent windows. This coach will be attached to the Janshatabdi Express train and will run from Monday onwards.

  • Mumbai: Students admitted through RTE Act are deprived of books and uniforms

    Mumbai: Around 100 parents thronged the civic education department at Hindu Colony, Dadar on Wednesday, complaining of being deprived of their basic rights. Students who have been admitted through the Right to Education (RTE) Act, 2009, have not received uniforms, books, stationery and other basic facilities after three months of the schools beginning to function.

  • Mumbai rains: Man drowns in open manhole near Dadar

    Mumbai: The Mumbai rains, which have wreaked havoc in the regular lives of the people since Tuesday, have claimed another life, as one man fell in an open manhole on the Matkar road in the Elphinston area near Dadar.

  • Heavy rains claim four lives in Mumbai

    Mumbai: Four persons were washed away in separate incidents in Mumbai following torrential rains since yesterday, the police said.