Free Press Journal
  • 300 workers and some leaders who left Congress to join BJP have returned, says Sanjay Nirupam

    Mumbai: The Congress’ Mumbai unit chief, Sanjay Nirupam, today said that 300 workers and some leaders, who had left the party to join the BJP, had returned. Calling it a “ghar wapsi” (homecoming), Nirupam said that the move also reflected the sentiments of the people, adding that Delhi leader, Arvinder Singh Lovely, who had joined the BJP, had also returned.

  • Pakora Agitation: Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam detained in Mumbai for protesting PM Modi’s statement

    Mumbai: Moving swiftly, the city police foiled the Mumbai Congress’ plans to launch a ‘pakora agitation’ by setting up a stall to fry and sell the snack near Mantralaya, the state government headquarters, here on Thursday afternoon. Mumbai Congress President Sanjay Nirupam, who was en route to the agitation, was detained at Chowpatty and not allowed to proceed further.

  • Mumbai Kamala Mills fire: BMC chief protecting Mojo’s owners, says Congress

    Mumbai: Mumbai Congress president Sanjay Nirupam has alleged that Ajoy Mehta, chief of BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), is trying to protect the owners of the Mojo’s Bistro as most of them are from Nagpur and close to a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader. Nirupam also alleged that the office of the civic chief is a den of corruptions citing example of ‘Smaash’ recreation centre at Kamala Mills. He demanded that the CBI for

  • Nirupam asks, Was MERC aware of Adani-RInfra deal?

    Mumbai: Mumbai Congress chief Sanjay Nirupam on Saturday demanded to know whether the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) was aware of the agreement under which Reliance Infrastructure would be selling its power business in Mumbai to Adani Transmission.

  • Like 2G, Adarsh was never a scam, it was just a ploy of BJP: Sanjay Nirupam on HC order

    Mumbai: Mumbai Congress president Sanjay Nirupam today claimed that like 2G, Adarsh was never a scam and alleged that it was a ploy of the BJP to malign his party. The Bombay High Court today quashed and set aside the sanction granted to the CBI by Maharashtra Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao to prosecute senior Congress leader Ashok Chavan in the Adarsh housing society scam.

  • Mumbai: Congress cites violation of terms in awarding bid to Vidarbha Infotech for towing vans in city

    Mumbai: After five days of making allegations against the chief minister’s office (CMO) for being involved in awarding bid of towing of vans to non-technical company, Sanjay Nirupam, president of Mumbai Regional Congress Committee (MRCC) on Wednesday presented the chronology of how the Vidarbha Infotech, the bidder was given order by violating the conditions and terms in bid documents.

  • Mumbai: Ravindra Waikar files Rs 25 crore defamation suit against Sanjay Nirupam

    Mumbai: A defamation suit was filed in the Bombay High Court by Minister of State (MoS) Ravindra Waikar against Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam, for making ‘baseless and false’ allegations against the Shiv Sena leader. In his suit, Waikar has sought damages to the tune of Rs 25 crore.

  • Mumbai: Sanjay Nirupam booked; 7 hawkers face attempt to murder charges

    Mumbai: A first information report (FIR) has been registered by the Malad police against Congress President Sanjay Nirupam for addressing a rally without securing permission from the police, which led to unlawful assembly and rioting. Four party workers of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena were injured in the ensuing scuffle.

  • Mumbai: Congress comes out in support of hawkers, but against waste segregation in housing societies

    Mumbai: Mumbai’s Congress party president Sanjay Nirupam on Tuesday met Brihanmumbai municipal commissioner Ajoy Mehta and demanded that he enforce the national hawkers policy 2014 immediately and also asked Mehta to take back the new government resolution (GR), which enforces big housing societies to manage their own waste if production is over 100 kilogram and above.

  • Sanjay Nirupam set to contest Lokayukta’s order to end probe in Bombay High Court

    Mumbai: Maharashtra’s Lokayukta M L Tahaliyani on September 14, closed investigations into a complaint of misuse of office against Shiv Sena minister Ravindra Waikar. The Lokayukta ruling made no case against him, which Sanjay Nirupam, President of Mumbai Regional Congress Committee(MRCC) said he will contest in the Bombay High Court, once they get the copy.

  • Police notice to Sanjay Nirupam over planned march to Amitabh Bachchan’s house

    Mumbai: Police on Sunday served a notice under the Criminal Procedure Code to Mumbai Congress chief Sanjay Nirupam, who was planning a march to actor Amitabh Bachchan’s residence in suburban Juhu. Nirupam had demanded that Bachchan support the ongoing film workers’ strike and stop shooting of the projects he is currently involved in.

  • Will gherao Mumbai University if results not declared by Jul 31: Sanjay Nirupam, Congress leader

    Mumbai, The Mumbai Congress today threatened to ‘gherao’ the Mumbai University (MU) campus if the varsity does not declare results of all examinations by July 31. Talking to reporters, Mumbai Regional Congress Committee chief Sanjay Nirupam said Education Minister Vinod Tawde and Minister of State for Education Ravindra Waikar should resign for the “inordinate delay” in declaration of results.

  • Sanjay Nirupam likely to be replaced in August

    Mumbai : During the ongoing process of the internal elections of the Congress, Sanjay Nirupam, Mumbai wing president, is likely to be changed by the party high command in August. Bhai Jagtap and Baba Siddiqui are aspirants for the post.