Free Press Journal
  • Average percentage of polling was 51.78

    Mumbai : Figures released by the collector’s office on Thursday show that while the island city recorded 53 per cent voting, the suburbs recorded 50.56 per cent, thus bringing the city’s average to 51.78  per cent.

  • Church advocates good governance over secularism!

    Mumbai : Catholic and Protestant churches have appealed to their members to choose good governance over secularism during the Oct. 15 assembly elections in the state.

  • When Mahim almost turned into Vadodara!

    Mumbai :  The Mumbai police was caught napping on Sunday night when a road rage case threatened to snowball into a communal riot. A mob of 50 to 60 people from a minority community swarmed Mahim police station threatening a woman journalist to withdraw her molestation complaint against two of their boys.

  • 17-yr-old girl dies while crossing tracks

    Mumbai: A 17-year-old girl died while crossing the tracks near Mahim after she came under a fast train at 3.30 pm on Wednesday afternoon. Durga Naidu had left from her residence in Shahu Nagar, saying that she is going to use the public washroom. She was rushed to the Nair hospital after the accident, but was declared dead on arrival there.

  • Local trains delayed on WR, CR

    Mumbai: Commuters on both the Central and Western Railway (WR) had to deal with delayed trains on Tuesday. The train on WR was stuck between Mahim and Matunga after the motor of the train had a pressure issue between Virar to Churchgate. The train was stuck on tracks from 9:15 am to 9:30 am eventually disrupting the frequency of the trains throughout the day. Later during the day the services on CR

  • Man hit by a BEST bus in Mahim

    Mumbai: A BMC employee of the F-South ward was hit by a bus on Monday afternoon. The BEST bus no. 62 plying from Mumbai Central to Vidyavihar was running on Jamshedji Road in Mahim West when it hit AF Mushtafa who was working on the road. Mushtafa sustained injuries to his head and knees and was rushed to Bhabha Hospital for treatment. BEST PRO confirmed the incident and said, “The victim was

  • Bldg slab crash injures 2 workers

    Mumbai: On Thursday, yet again several tree and a building slab collapse incident injured four people in the city. Two labourers were grievously injured after a slab of a five-storeyed building collapsed at Bakri Adda in Byculla. The five storeyed Ashirvad building belongs to Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA). The two injured identified as Suraj Sharma, 24, and Ram Karan, 18, were rushed to Nair hospital where they have been

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