Priyanka Navalkar

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Priyanka Navalkar works for the Free Press Journal as a crime journalist who has a nose for news and has covered hard-hitting city crime stories. Stories related to traffic and cyber issues are also covered by her in the newspaper, which affects the public at large.

Stories By Priyanka Navalkar

Sion flyover

Sion flyover repair: 2nd phase from Feb 27-Mar 2

Mumbai: The Sion flyover will be shut for four days from February 27 to March 2 as the second phase of repairs will be undertaken by the ...Read More

Mumbai Traffic Update: Sion flyover be shut again from Feb 27 for second phase of repairs

Mumbai Traffic Update: Sion flyover be shut again from Feb 27 for second phase of repairs

The flyover will be shut for four days, from February 27 to March 2.

Mumbai Crime: Drugs seizure tripled in 2019, peddlers get creative

Mumbai Crime: Drugs seizure tripled in 2019, peddlers get creative

Mumbai: Drugs menace in the city refuses to die down with many youngsters falling prey to addiction. A recent data published by the Mumba...Read More

School Girl

Mumbai: 13-year-old student sustains fracture after teacher’s ‘hit’, mother says she is a slow learner

On Tuesday, the police booked the teacher under the IPC for voluntarily causing hurt. The police said they were investigating the matter ...Read More

Mumbai: Free bike rides for HSC students

Mumbai: Free bike rides for HSC students

Mumbai: The closure of Sion flyover on certain days for repair work has been causing problems not just for office-goers, but also for stu...Read More

Mumbai Traffic: Sion flyover opens; users vent ire on social media

Mumbai Traffic: Sion flyover opens; users vent ire on social media

Mumbai: Even as the Sion flyover was opened for vehicular movement after four days on Tuesday, motorists slammed the Mumbai Traffic Polic...Read More

Mumbai Traffic Update: Mumbaikars delayed for work, exams as part of Sion flyover remains shut

Mumbai Traffic Update: Mumbaikars delayed for work, exams as part of Sion flyover remains shut

The Sion flyover was opened today after four days of repair work. However, only the north-bound arm of the flyover was open for operations.

Mumbai Crime Watch: Man held for killing watchman in Powai over gambling

Mumbai Crime Watch: Man held for killing watchman in Powai over gambling

Primary probe revealed that Pandey and Singh had become close friends, who would consume alcohol and play Ludo during night shifts.

FPJ Exclusive: Violations decline for using fancy vehicle number plates in Maharashtra

FPJ Exclusive: Violations decline for using fancy vehicle number plates in Maharashtra

Data accessed by The Free Press Journal states that after strict action was called against those violating the crucial number plate rules...Read More

Mumbai: Developers booked for cheating homebuyers of Rs 52 lakh

Mumbai: Developers booked for cheating homebuyers of Rs 52 lakh

However, when the builders denied possession of the flats despite the project being ready, the investors approached police and lodged a c...Read More

Andheri tailor held for filming women inside his trial room

Andheri tailor held for filming women inside his trial room

A woman spotted the camera on the top shelf of the trial room on February 9 and reported the matter, after which Shahnawaz Hussain, 37, ...Read More

Mumbai: Psychologist Dr Sanjoy Mukherjee held for rape of teen

Mumbai: Psychologist Dr Sanjoy Mukherjee held for rape of teen

The police said, the psychologist had raped her and allegedly recorded the incident, threatening to make the video public if she disclose...Read More

MHB Police arrested  Ravi Kharwa,  Ravi Kharwa, Sanjay Chaurasia and Saeed Ahmed Aziz Ulla Saeed in Malvani, Malad (W).

Three held for theft, resale of autos in Mumbai

A special team was formed to investigate the matter at MHB police station in Borivli (W). During the investigation, police closely studie...Read More

Tinted glass violations spurt among car owners

Tinted glass violations spurt among car owners

Even after SC prohibited the use of tinted glass on vehicles, 1.32 lakh violators were caught in 2019, attracting a fine of Rs 2.64 crore...Read More

Maharashtra observes high recidivism in juveniles in conflict with law

Maharashtra observes high recidivism in juveniles in conflict with law

NCRB data states that while 7,712 juveniles were arrested in 2016, the number drastically shot up in the succeeding year to 20,560 and ag...Read More

Mumbai Bagh: Police issue preventive notices to protesters

Mumbai Bagh: Police issue preventive notices to protesters

On Friday night, acting on a complaint from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, the Nagpada police had registered a First Information...Read More

City violates traffic laws left, right & centre; state fares relatively better

City violates traffic laws left, right & centre; state fares relatively better

Mumbai: After the rigorous crackdown on riding without helmets and causing obstruction to traffic, the violations recorded in Mumbai doub...Read More

Mumbai: Duo steals cheque from dropbox of a bank, forging it to withdraw Rs 9.87 lakh

Mumbai: Duo steals cheque from dropbox of a bank, forging it to withdraw Rs 9.87 lakh

Police said the complainant had used the dropbox service last week and was shocked to learn about his cheque being encashed at another ba...Read More

Photo Credit: BL Soni

CAA chat in cab lands poet in police station, thanks to overzealous Uber driver

During the journey, Sarkar was chatting with his friend on phone about the massive protests against the Citizenship Act across the country.

Mumbai: Kurar Police nab shooter in Surat; total 6 arrested

Mumbai: Kurar Police nab shooter in Surat; total 6 arrested

The first incident of firing was reported at 1.30 pm where a bike-borne shooter fired a round at Anand Medical and Book Centre at Bhim Na...Read More

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