Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: Nitin Gadkari to dump his pet amphibious bus project into sea after getting stiff opposition

    Mumbai: A rather flustered Union Minister for Surface Transport Nitin Gadkari declared on Friday in a media interaction that he wanted to push his pet amphibious bus project off the Gateway into the sea. He is miffed as the project has run into stiff opposition from the Green Clearance Committee, which is not giving clearance for a ramp at Malabar Hill.

  • Mumbai: 285-feet high viewing gallery at Malabar Hill awaits inauguration

    Mumbai: What was once inarguably the best dating place in Mumbai city, Cafe Naaz, had one of the finest food and beverage menus. Situated atop Malabar Hill, this quaint restaurant had the most breath taking view of the Queen’s Necklace. In 2000, the BMC shocked the city by taking over this hilltop haven and allotting it to the hydraulic department.

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    Mumbai: Malabar Hill bungalow is out-of-bounds for Mayor

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) cannot guarantee the Malabar Hill bungalow of Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) additional commissioner as a replacement to the existing Mayor’s residence.

  • South Mumbai’s Jinnah House a government property, says MHA

    Mumbai: The Jinnah House, a sea facing bungalow in South Mumbai, is a property of the government of India and the question of disposing it does not arise, the Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday. Union Minister of State for Home Hansraj Gangaram Ahir said Pakistan founder Mohammad Ali Jinnah’s house does not come under the purview of the Enemy Property Act and the house stands under the category of ‘Evacuee Property’.

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    Mumbai: 91-year-old woman on stroll dies as branch falls on her near Walkeshwar

    Mumbai: A 91-year-old woman died after the branch of an Asoka tree fell on her while she was having an evening stroll, near Banganga Tank, Walkeshwar, on Monday. Leela Gokuldas Sukhi, who suffered multiple injuries, was rushed to St Elizabeth’s Hospital on Malabar Hill initially, and later transferred to GT Hospital, where she died on Tuesday morning.

  • Mumbai: Walkeshwar tower residents help douse blaze in 17th floor duplex

    Mumbai: A fire broke out in the 32-storey high-rise ‘Legend Towers’ at Walkeshwar, Malabar Hill, on Monday evening. It erupted in the duplex flat on the 17th and the 18th floor in a building owned by Vimal Shah, owner of Aakruti Builders.

  • Mumbai to get its first viewing gallery at Malabar Hill

    The residents of SoBo will soon get a clear view of the Marine Drive from a viewing gallery, which the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) Water Department will soon develop in Malabar Hill.

  • Now, nothing to obstruct your view from Kamla Nehru Park

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) wants to restrict the height of high-rise buildings up to 21.35 metre for all upcoming projects so as to preserve the panoramic view of Mumbai Backbay and Marine Drive from Kamla Nehru Park situated at Malabar Hill.

  • Mumbai: Kamala Nehru Park’s new look inspired by nursery rhymes

    For thousand of us, visiting Kamala Nehru Park has been one of the best childhood memories. The park named after Jawaharlal Nehru’s wife, Kamala Nehru has over the years sustained a lot of damage and not to forget the damage caused by lightning last year. However, in March 2017, even before the summer vacations, the park was shut for renovation. There were reports about the iconic boot is set to get a ‘polish’ with

  • Mumbai: Will Grand Paradi become another Campa Cola?

    Mumbai: If the Maharashtra Government does not wake up in time and take appropriate actions against the builder, the Grand Paradi building in Malabar Hill area of Mumbai will meet the fate of ‘Campa Cola’.

  • We are focusing only on 90 seats: Sanjay Nirupam

    Mumbai : The second last day before the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) elections in Mumbai was filled with rallies for all political parties.

  • Cong,NCP oppose proposed changes in Maha Rent Act

    Mumbai : The Congress and the Nationalist Party (NCP) have opposed the proposed changes in the Rent Act. While city NCP chief and former housing minister Sachin Ahir said that his party would stall the bill in the legislative council, city Congress chief Sanjay Nirupam said that his party would take out a march against the rent hike on Sunday (January 31) from August Kranti Maidan to the CM’s residence at Malabar Hill.

  • Maharashtra govt ropes-in Trust to conserve peacocks in Raj Bhawan

    Mumbai: Alarmed at the dwindling number of peacocks in the sprawling Raj Bhawan at Malabar Hill in south Mumbai, the Maharashtra government has entrusted the task of the national bird’s conservation to the Dorabji Tata Trust.