Disaster Management Act

'No iota of evidence': Mumbai Court acquits 20 foreign attendees of Tablighi Jamaat event

'No iota of evidence': Mumbai Court acquits 20 foreign attendees of Tablighi Jamaat event

Mumbai: A Mumbai court has acquitted 20 foreign attendees of a Tablighi Jamaat event who were booked by the city police for allegedly vio...Read More

Mira Bhayandar: Residents help cops bust hookah den in a flat in posh housing society

Mira Bhayandar: Residents help cops bust hookah den in a flat in posh housing society

After the recent crackdown on illegal and immoral activities by the newly created Mira Bhayandar-Vasai Virar Police Commissionerate, misc...Read More

SC asks Centre to ensure salaries are paid to doctors on time

SC asks Centre to ensure salaries are paid to doctors on time

New Delhi: Maharashtra, Punjab, Karnataka and Tripura are yet to follow directives on timely payment of salaries to healthcare workers en...Read More

Shifting stands on press freedom

Shifting stands on press freedom

Can guarantee of free speech override the gag orders imposed under the Disaster Management Act?

Bhayandar cops book Gujarat returnee for defying home quarantine

Bhayandar cops book Gujarat returnee for defying home quarantine

A youth who had returned to the twin-city from Gujarat and was advised home quarantine by the civic administration has been booked by the...Read More

SC directs Centre, states to transport migrant workers within 15 days and formulate employment schemes

SC directs Centre, states to transport migrant workers within 15 days and formulate employment schemes

The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Centre and state governments to send all the migrant workers to their native places within 15 d...Read More

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta’s 'complaint' reeks of apathy and insensitivity to the migrant labourers’ crisis

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta’s 'complaint' reeks of apathy and insensitivity to the migrant labourers’ crisis

As the world grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, India is faced with an additional humanitarian crisis: unprecedented flight of migrant ...Read More

Are we paying the price for a premature lockdown?

Are we paying the price for a premature lockdown?

The method to "flatten the curve" was to isolate people in their own homes, observe social distancing, restrict movement. It was as if co...Read More

FPJ Impact: Cops seek permit cancellation of errant liquor vendors in Mira Bhayandar amid Lockdown 4.0

FPJ Impact: Cops seek permit cancellation of errant liquor vendors in Mira Bhayandar amid Lockdown 4.0

Almost immediately after The Free Press Journal carried an exclusive news article - Errant Wine Shop & Bar Owners to Face Excise Heat...Read More

35 booked for religious gathering in Dongri

35 booked for religious gathering in Dongri

The city police has issued prohibitory orders and banned assembly of more than four people. The people was booked as they had gathered on...Read More

Can’t pay full wages for coronavirus lockdown period, Mumbai firm tells SC

Can’t pay full wages for coronavirus lockdown period, Mumbai firm tells SC

The petitioner Nagreeka Exports Limited – engaged in manufacturing and exporting of cotton yarns, fabric, and textiles – has assailed the...Read More

Lockdown violators should be booked under IPC, Disaster Management Act: Home Secy to states

Lockdown violators should be booked under IPC, Disaster Management Act: Home Secy to states

New Delhi: The government on Thursday directed states and union territories to book under relevant provisions of the Indian Penal Code an...Read More

Rethink that weekend getaway to Palghar until September 6

Rethink that weekend getaway to Palghar until September 6

Due to heavy and incessant rains in Palghar, reservoirs are overflowing and authorities have cautioned picnickers from going into the wa...Read More

BMC chief armed with special powers to finish bridge repairing

BMC chief armed with special powers to finish bridge repairing

Invoking the provisions of Disaster Management Act, the state government has given the entire authority and powers of bridge repairs to t...Read More

Mumbai: Bombay HC irked by govt’s defiance of its orders on disaster management

Mumbai: Bombay HC irked by govt’s defiance of its orders on disaster management

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today criticised the Maharashtra government for defying its orders and provisions of the Disaster Managemen...Read More

Bombay High Court raps Maharashtra govt for not effectively implementing Disaster Management Act

Bombay High Court raps Maharashtra govt for not effectively implementing Disaster Management Act

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court pulled up the Maharashtra government for not effectively implementing provisions of the Disaster Management...Read More

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