Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai Rail Roko Protest: Students are protesting on tracks; read to know why and what are their demands

    Mumbai: Apprentice student had blocked the rail track around 7 am between Matunga and Dadar station forcing trains to stop on Tuesday at Central Railways in Mumbai. Entire four lines (Fast and slow tracks) were affected between Matunga and CSMT. Students were shouting slogans against railways, held placard in their hands demanding one-time settlement from GM quota and said that they demand jobs from government. According to latest report, the protest has

  • Mumbai: Central Railway services affected between Matunga and CSMT due to student protests

    Mumbai: Scores of agitated students demanding jobs in railways today blocked rail traffic, including suburban services between Matunga and Dadar stations, causing difficulties to lakhs of commuters, a Central Railway official said. The students blocked the rail track at 7 am in the morning, forcing railway to stop the suburban as well as express train in the affected section between Matunga and CSMT. Entire four lines are affected between Matunga and CSMT.

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    Mumbai: Goa festival’s 8th edition to be held on February 10-11 at Dadar

    Mumbai: Come February 10-11, Dadar will witness its eighth edition of Goa Festival. The two-day festival will be held in Dr Antonio D’silva Technical High School. The festival will comprise of various Goan cultural activities which will be organised by ‘Aamhi Goenkar’, a Dadar-based association. Social worker Mangal Wagde will inaugurate the fest.

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    Mumbai: BMC proposes hawking pitches near Raj Thackeray’s bungalow and MNS office, likely to stir up storm

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is almost certain to kick off a political storm with its proposal to have hawking pitches at Dadar’s Keluskar Road, which houses Raj Thackeray’s bungalow ‘Krishnakunja’. Raj-led Maharashtra Navnriman Sena (MNS) party office – ‘Raigad’ situated at Padmabai Thackrey Marg in Dadar also has 100 proposed hawking pitches. therefore, it seems these proposed pitches might create stir as MNS is well known for its violent action

  • 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

  • Mumbai AC Local

    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.