Free Press Journal
  • Ajit Pawar

    Ajitdada to face inquiry in State co-op bank scam

    Mumbai : Former Deputy Chief Minister and NCP leader Ajit Pawar might have to face inquiry in the Rs 1500 crore scam in the Maharashtra State Cooperative Bank (MSCB). Pawar may have to appear in front of the inquiry commission on May 21, sources have said.

  • Prithviraj appointed on Assembly committees

    Mumbai : Former chief minister Prithviraj Chavan has been appointed to the Rules Committee of the Maharashtra Assembly. Speaker Haribhau Bagde announced the appointments on the Rules Committee and Request Note Committee on Friday. Suman Patil who won the Tasgaon by-poll recently has been appointed as one of the members of the Request Note Committee.

  • Narayan Rane May Join The BJP

    Narayan Rane miffed but has nowhere to go

    Mumbai :  Cong leader from Konkan, Narayan Rane, who had been campaigning against Prithviraj Chavan in the run up to the Assembly elections, may have nowhere to go, except languish on the sidelines, now that Ashok Chavan and Sanjay Nirupam have been given pre-eminent positions in the state and the Mumbai unit, respectively.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Govt To Explore All Modes Of Financing Infra Projects: FM

    Mumbai : Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley made it clear that “housing for all” is high on the priority list and the government would explore all models of financing infrastructure projects including converting domestic savings into financing infra development.

  • Prerna Yatra Marks Bapu’s ‘Ghar Wapsi’ For Congress

    Mumbai : Emphasising the importance of social integration, senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh has said that people should not fall prey to any extremist elements, irrespective of their religion. “Social integration is the basis of India’s integration as a nation,” Singh said while addressing the ‘Prerna Yatra’ organised by the Maharashtra Congress to mark the centenary of Mahatma Gandhi’s return to India from South Africa here on Friday.

  • Polls To Fill Up Council Seats

    Mumbai : The Election Commission on Thursday announced by-elections on January 30 to fill up four vacancies in the State Legislative Council, including that of former chief minister Prithviraj Chavan elected to the Assembly in October. The polling will be on January 30 (Friday) from 9 am to 4 pm and the counting on the same day at 5 pm.

  • Challenges For Sena In The Saddle

    The Shiv Sena has ultimately joined the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government in Maharashtra after prolonged bargaining over sharing power.  The Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray really found it difficult to pacify his rank and file and explain what motivated the party to forget the sometimes acrimonious, sometimes humiliating process and join the BJP government. While the BJP appears to have given away more cabinet berths it has stayed adamant on refusing to create

  • CCTV Cameras In City: L&T Bags Contract

    Cameras To Be Installed At Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Churchgate, BMC  HQ Area,  Zaveri Bazar, Crawford Market, Beaches  And Some Other Strategically Important Places

  • Prithviraj Chavan gets locked in lift

    Mumbai: Former Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan was stuck in a lift for more than half an hour on Saturday, which was eventually opened with the assistance of fire brigade officials. State Congress general secretary Sanjay Dutt, who was with Chavan at the time, said when they got into the lift of Ravindra Mansion in south Mumbai, which houses Chavan’s office, and pressed the button, the lift got stuck and its doors

  • Prithviraj Chavan

    Not interested in becoming CLP leader: Prithviraj Chavan

    Mumbai:  With his rivals in Maharashtra Congress gunning for him after debacles in Lok Sabha and Assembly elections, former Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan today said he was not in the race for the post of CLP leader.

  • Chavan looking for rental accommodation

    Mumbai : Former Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan is said to have been on a look out for a rental accommodation in Mumbai.

  • BJP owes its win to Modi’s rallies

    The powerful oratory of Narendra Modi and the superb organising skills and deft strategising of Amit Shah have brought the BJP rich dividends in the recent Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana. Bereft of a leadership of substance at the State level in both states where the Congress held sway, it was a formidable challenge for the Modi-Shah team to overcome that challenge.

  • Chavan admits to self-goal

    Pune: Embroiled in a controversy over his reported remarks about his predecessors and the Adarsh Society scam, former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Thursday expressed “regrets”, saying it was an inadvertent mistake. “It happened inadvertently.