Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: Man stabs woman relative for refusing to marry him  

    Thane: A 25-year-old man allegedly stabbed a woman relative with a knife after she rejected his marriage proposal here in Maharashtra, police said Monday. The 19-year-old victim told the police that the man, who was her maternal uncle’s son, had proposed to marry her several times in the past but she refused, Mumbra police station’s senior inspector Kishore Pasalkar said. The accused again approached the woman Sunday evening, but when she declied

  • 2013 Mumbra building collapse: Trial awaits TMC officer, corporator

    Mumbai: Nearly five years after 76 innocents were crushed to death in a seven storey building which had collapsed – Lucky Compound in Mumbra — the Bombay High Court on Tuesday refused to discharge a senior civic official of Thane Municipal Corporation and a then sitting corporator.

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    Mumbai Crime: 75-year-old man dies while saving grandson from neighbours

    A 75-year-old man from Mumbra died after he intervened to save his grandson who allegedly eve-teased an eight-year-old neighbour. According to Mumbai Mirror, the incident took place on Sunday (July 1) when a 22-year-old Mumbra resident Abdul Khalid approached his eight-year-old neighbour and tried to initiate a conversation with her. The girl complained to her brothers Nisar Shaikh, 24, and Wasim Shaikh, 22, and the duo picked up a fight with Khalid

  • Octro Teen Patti: 5 held for conning through online gaming

    Mumbai: Thane crime branch have arrested five persons on Friday for conning victims through ‘Octro Teen Patti’, Indian Poker which is played through Facebook and Teen Patti App on mobile phones. The prime accused, Mohammed Akhil Mohammed Shakeel Khan, 30, Mohammed Kamil Mohammed Shakeel Khan, 29, Ashraf Mohammed Istiyaque Ahmed Siddiqui, 28, Mohammed Omar Shaikh, 27, and Mohammed Faisal Taufeeq Khan, 40, have been arrested.

  • Thane: 10 warehouses destroyed by fire

    Thane: A fire destroyed at least 10 warehouses, where tyres and rags were stored, in the Mumbra township here in the wee hours today, an official said.No casualty was reported in the mishap, he said.

  • Thane: More than 1.62 lakh people living in dangerous buildings

    Thane: The ‘pre-monsoon survey’ by Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) shows more than 1.62 lakh people are still residing in ‘dangerous buildings.’ The civic commissioner has issued orders asking to demolish the 77 extremely dangerous buildings within one week.

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    Thane: Mumbra by-pass road repair work to finally kick-start from today

    Thane: Thane district has finally given their nod to kick start the repair work on the Mumbra bypass road from Monday, May 7. This delay, however, will now drag the repair works till to the monsoon season which might lead to severe traffic jam in Thane, Mumbai and Navi Mumbai.

  • Thane: Mumbra rape case stuck in political tussle

    Thane: The rape case in Mumbra has stuck in a political tussle. The Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) and National Congress Party (NCP) has been alleging each other over the issue.

  • SSC Paper leak: One arrested for leaking History and Political Science papers

    Mumbai: In another case of paper leak, a 22-year-old supervisor of a school at Mumbra, has been arrested. Prashant Dhotre was arrested for leaking History and Political science paper last month. The accused was working at the Kiddies Paradise English High School.

  • Thane: Mumbra’s Al Fukran Masjid invites all for a ‘peace mission’

    Mumbai: Every religion has its own beauty and customs. People from various religion fancy about the practices from other religions. There are many myths involved about the practices in Muslim religion. To get to know the religion that preaches love, the Muslim community has initiated to welcome guests from other religion to visit and get to know the place of worship a ‘masjid’ at Mumbra.

  • Mumbai: Fire breaks out in godown at Khan Compound in Mumbra

    Mumbai: Fire broke out in a godown at Khan Compound in Mumbai’s Mumbra area on the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday. Three fire tenders rushed to the spot to douse the flames. A team of Mumbai Police and the Regional Disaster Management Cell (RDMC) has also reached the spot to take a stock of the situation. No causality has been reported till now.

  • Thane: Mumbra school bans hijab in premises for security reasons

    Thane: The principal of Mumbra Symbiosis in Thane said that the school has banned Muslim female students and parents from wearing hijab (veil) on the premises for security reasons. The principal’s statement has come after reports surfaced that Muslim female students and their parents were banned from wearing hijab in school.

  • Mumbai: Mumbra dam claims life of a twelve-year-old

    Thane: Twelve-year-old Abdullah Ansari was the second child of the Ansari family, who resided in Mumbra. On September 4, he went for a picnic at Mumbra reservoir and never returned. He is among the five who have died there in this reservoir cum dam. Not only Abdullah’s family but citizens of the area are in shock and are demanding some sort of security.