Free Press Journal
  • Sex ratio has increased in Maharashtra: Government

    Mumbai: The sex ratio — the number of females per a thousand males — in Maharashtra has improved, the state government told the Legislative Assembly today.

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    Maharashtra government to form ‘Special Purpose Vehicle’ for Dharavi redevelopment

    Mumbai: The ambitious Dharavi Redevelopment Project (DRP) received a boost after the state government planned to create a Special Purpose Vehicle (separate company) for the project for easy sanction of necessary rights required for the project work. The special purpose vehicle would operate with government and developer both having their share of equity in the project work.

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    Maharashtra: Farmer who destroyed crop meets Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra farmer, whose disturbing video of destroying cauliflower crop on his land after he got a paltry amount for the produce went viral on social media, met Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday. Premsing Chavan, a resident of Pohegaon village in Jalna district, met Thackeray at the latter’s residence `Matoshree’ in suburban Bandra.

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    Maharashtra coastline official: No salary for coastal guards for six months

    Mumbai: More than 300 private guards deployed to secure Maharashtra’s coastline post the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, have not received their salaries for the last six months, an official claimed on Wednesday. The official said 296 security guards were deployed at 91 sensitive locations along the coastline. “These 296 private security guards, including 23 supervisors, were deployed by the state fisheries department at 91 locations in coastal districts including Mumbai, Mumbai Suburban,

  • Bengal hammers Maharashtra; Chandigarh holds Manipur 1-1 

    Kolkata : Continuing their rampaging run, defending champions Bengal  routed Maharashtra 5-1 for their second successive victory in the Santosh Trophy, the national football championship, here on Wednesday.

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    Maharashtra case that led to ruling of Atrocities’ Act

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has for the first time put curbs on rampant abuse of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act on an appeal filed by Dr Subhash Kashinath Mahajan who was serving as Maharashtra’s Director of Technical Education at the relevant time, quashing proceedings going on against him under the Act. The Bench of Justices Adarsh K Goel and Uday U Lalit framed the question on Nov 20 on Mahajan’s

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    Dengue, Malaria cause 25% deaths in Maharashtra

    Mumbai: According to the data revealed by the Union Health Ministry, 25 per cent of death cause in Maharashtra is due to vector-borne diseases (Dengue and Malaria). As per the data, in last three years 718 death dengue cases were reported in Maharashtra out of which 97 were reported in Mumbai. Sadly, the fund allocated for controlling the vector-borne diseases in state is only three per cent compare to other states.

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    Maharashtra ATS: Bangladesh-banned terror outfit ABT is a new threat to India

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) has continued crackdown on Bangladeshi nationals living illegally in the state, as the prima facie investigation revealed that these migrants are the members of Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT), a banned terror outfit of Bangladesh and supposedly a front organisation of Al-Qaeda.

  • Decision on no-confidence notice against Speaker at appropriate time: Devendra Fadnavis

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said today that a decision on the opposition’s notice of no-confidence against state Assembly Speaker Haibhau Bagde would be taken at an appropriate time. The opposition Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) had given a notice of no-confidence against the speaker on March 5, alleging that he was biased in conducting proceedings of the House.