Free Press Journal
  • Maharashtra: Narayan Rane likely to withdraw his name from MLC bypoll

    Mumbai: With fear of horse-trading and probable combined force of the Congress, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and Shiv Sena against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supported candidate, Narayan Rane, the former chief minister is likely to withdraw his name from the race of candidate to elect as member of Legislative Council (MLC).

  • Mumbai: Difficult to survive in state Congress, rues MLC Anant Gadgil

    Mumbai: All is not going well within the State Congress now. A cold war has been erupted between senior Congress party’s member of state legislative Council (MLC) Anant Gadgil and the general secretary of the Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Party (MPCC) Sachin Sawant over the right to address press conference when Gadgil wrote letter to party legislators, Member of Parliament and district president on Friday.

  • BJP MLC posts porn pics, apologises

    Bengaluru : A BJP MLC from Karnataka allegedly posted pornographic photographs on a WhatsApp group meant to share information between government officers and the media.

  • Odisha issues notification to treat dead with dignity

    Bhubaneswar: Following two incidents of a tribal carrying his wife’s body on his shoulder over 10 km and a woman’s body at a hospital being  carried for the last rites, strung from a pole,the Odisha government on Wednesday ordered the state’s health facilities to ensure that the dead are treated with dignity and respect.

  • Accused of insensitivity, babu divested of duty!

    Mumbai: Bhagwan Sahay, additional chief secretary, Maharashtra agriculture department, was today divested of his charge following the allegation that he refused to allow a junior official to go home even when the latter’s son, suffering from depression, had threatened to end his life.  The son eventually committed suicide before his father could reach home.

  • Maha legislators demand pay hike panel set up to look into it

    Mumbai: Maharashtra legislators have demanded a pay hike to make it at par with that of the secretaries and additional chief secretaries, following which a committee has been formed to deliberate upon it.

  • MLC Vinayak Mete to wait till Dussehra for the post of Minister in Maha government

    Mumbai: The sulking member of the legislative council Vinayak Mete, who had threatened to opt out of the ‘Mahayuti’ has given a breather to the state government. After the grand meeting of his organization Shiv Sangram, he announced that he would wait till Dussehra before taking any further decision.

  • Maharashtra CM likely to expand his cabinet on July 7

    Mumbai: Long awaited expansion of the state cabinet is scheduled to take place this week. It might take place on Thursday (July 7) or Saturday (July 9), sources within the BJP said. However, Raj Bhavan sources said that they haven’t received any official communication in this regard as yet.

  • Maha Legislative Council: Special session to elect Chairman on July 8

    Mumbai: The state cabinet has decided to convene a special sitting of state Legislative Council on July 8 in a bid to elect its Chairman. The Cabinet made a formal recommendation to the governor. The decision was taken at the cabinet meeting on Tuesday. Former chairman Ramraje Naik Nimbalkar will take oath as chairman of the state legislative council on July 8 during special session of the House, an official from the Chief

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    Manorama Devi sent to judicial custody

    PATNA : Following no relief from the district and sessions judge of Gaya, the absconding JDU MLC Manorama Devi on Tuesday morning surrendered before the court judicial magistrate court and was sent to judicial custody for 14 days.

  • Rocky ‘confesses’ to shooting teenager

    Patna : In a sensational development MLC Manorama Devi’s son Rocky Yadav has confessed that he shot a teenager for overtaking his SUV in Gaya last week, according to police sources.