Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: Adani Group expresses interest in operating stumbling Monorail

    Mumbai: In some good news for the much-maligned and malfunctioning Mumbai Monorail, the Gautam Adani-owned Adani Group has shown interest in operating the trouble-making 19-km-long Mumbai Monorail corridor between Chembur and Jacob Circle (Mahalaxmi), officials from the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) confirmed.

  • Humans of Indore: Living happily on cusp of hope and despair

    Indore: Every problems turn into an experience and lesson, when one continues to fight the battle without giving up hope. With her persistent efforts in living well, 55-year-old homemaker Manju Jhawar battled a special type of blood cancer while managing her family obligations and finances.

  • Mumbai: Scholarships are paid by states, we have no role in it, says TISS

    Mumbai: The Tata Institute of Social Science, Mumbai, on Wednesday comes up with a clarification regarding the report of a protest by its students against payment of fees, stoppage of scholarships, etc. In a statement released by the TISS said that the Government of India Post Matric Scholarship is paid by the Social Welfare Department/ Tribal Welfare Department of the respective State Government on receipt of the application submitted by the student.

  • Mumbai University to honour over 1.87 lakh students at convocation

    Mumbai: Over 1.87 lakh students will be honoured at the annual convocation ceremony of the Mumbai University (MU) on February 22 at 11 am at Sir Cowasjee Jehangir Hall, Fort campus. These include students of both Under-Graduate and Post-Graduate courses of various faculty streams.

  • Mumbai: Major fire in footwear factory at Goregaon doused

    Mumbai: A major fire that broke out in Mumbai’s Goregaon on Wednesday has been doused. The fire broke out at around 9:40 p.m. in a footwear factory at Kama Industrial Estate of Babulal Compound. Eight fire tenders were immediately rushed to the spot.

  • PNB scam: GM of PNB Rajesh Jindal arrested by CBI

    Mumbai: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested Rajesh Jindal, General Manager (Credit) of Punjab National Bank (PNB) in connection with the bank scam of Rs.11400 crore on Tuesday late night. He was produced on Wednesday at the special CBI court and remanded to police custody until March 5.

  • Bombay High Court refuses to shut Kanjurmarg dumping ground

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday refused to shut down the dumping ground situated at Kanjurmarg saying it is the only site available for dumping the waste of the city. The HC has accordingly directed the officials of Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) to examine the site and file a report spelling out the health hazards caused due to the dumping ground. A division bench of Justice Abhay Oka and Justice

  • Mumbai: Congress focusses on boosting party base at grass roots

    Mumbai: At a time when Congress party had 17 Lok Sabha seats in Maharashtra, it was totally routed in 2014 winning only two seats. In order to consolidate its strength in their original constituencies, the Congress party, ahead of Lok Sabha polls expected to be held next year, is focussing on strating at the grass root level.

  • Mumbai: Shiv Sena leader Neelam Gorhe gives three out of ten to Devendra Fadnavis led BJP govt

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena and the Bharatiya Janta Party are at logger heads on a daily basis despite being in one of the oldest alliance. Sena leader and party spokesperson Dr Neelam Gorhe rated poorly the performance of Devendra Fadnavis led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government. Sena has given only three out of ten marks to the performance of this government.

  • GST collections slip in Jan

    Mop-up stands at Rs 82,000 cr; filing of sales return form 3B simplified

  • Mumbai: 65-year-old woman, grandson beaten up over train seat

    Mumbai: An argument over train seat took a violent turn on a Churchgate-bound Virar local on Tuesday evening with a 65-year-old woman falling unconscious and her grandson sustaining head injuries after they were allegedly beaten up by a group of passengers.