Free Press Journal
  • Guru Dutt’s Pyaasa: Silence and the Rhetoric of the World

    hundred years of film making in India. Among the masterpieces crafted with vision, clarity and sensitivity, arguably one of the most sensitive films is Guru Dutt’s Pyaasa (1957), which has been hailed as an intense, immortal love story, and which occupies pride of place in world cinema. And every time, the experience of coming face-to-face with it is a re-living, renewal and a reinvention.

  • Delhi looks back in anger

    Protests over brutal rape of 5-year-old spread to India Gate and Sonia’s residence

  • Put child rapists to death, says Sushma

    New Delhi : Expressing anguish, BJP leader Sushma Swaraj today demanded capital punishment in child rape cases and those involving brutality and barbarity and said the new anti-rape law be made more stringent. “Nothing short of death sentence in cases of rape of children and cases involving brutality and barbarity will help,” Swaraj, who met the victim at the AIIMS, said. Swaraj said the new anti-rape law should include two more provisions

  • Kenya, the safari capital

    Kenya, the home of the word “safari” is diverse with the greatest variety and concentration of wild animals and birds, says ANAND & MADHURA KATTI.

  • Delhi CP faces the axe?

     New Delhi : Amid the widespread disgust and the subsequent role of police, there are indications that Delhi police commissioner Neeraj Kumar could be on his way out.

  • Another shame 13-yr-old gang raped by eight men in Delhi

    New Delhi : A 13-year-old girl was allegedly gang raped by eight men, four of whom were known to her, police said on Saturday. The incident comes even as the capital is witnessing outrage over the horrific rape of a five-year-old girl.

  • Delicious temptations!

    Deliciae Patisserie’s desserts truly match international standards with only the finest ingredients being put to use, writes GITA HARI.

  • Mother who tried to sell daughter’s virginity, nabbed

    Bhayandar : Sleuths of the Anti-Human Trafficking Cell of the Thane (rural) police on Saturday arrested a woman for allegedly trying to sell her 16-year-old daughter’s virginity to a decoy customer in Bhayandar for Rs 1.8 lakh. While four pimps including a woman who assisted the accused crack the immoral deal have also been arrested for their involvement into the crime, the police have rescued two minor girls from the custody of

  • Nana Patekar has no ‘sympathy’ for Dutt!

    New Delhi : Known for his acerbic tongue, veteran actor Nana Patekar has strongly condemned Sanjay Dutt’s constant appeals for pardon. After receiving Padmashree from the President, Nana displayed his aversion to the crime committed by Sanjay Dutt, in an interview to local Marathi channel ABP Maza.

  • Indian woman raped, enslaved in UK!

    London : A 40-year-old woman, said to be an “illiterate” Indian, was beaten, raped and given out-of-date food and passed between three middle-class families as a slave for many years in Britain, a daily reported. The woman made desperate pleas for help to Hertfordshire police as well as charities and other state agencies. But when police officers spoke to her, one of her “powerful and well-connected abusers” was used as an interpreter,

  • GRP sleuths bust another prostitution racket

    It was clear that the girls are in the age group of 11 to 15 and hail from Bangladesh. Further grilling exposed the truth that they were promised jobs as domestic helps but were later forced into flesh trade

  • Fast News

    Megablock on CR, WR, Harbour Line today

  • Teachers not to budge an inch, will continue stir

    Mumbai : As the State government is sticking to its guns vis-à-vis the confirmation of services of Non NET SET teachers despite the UGC orders, MFUCTO  too is not ready to budge an inch and has decided to continue their strike that has now crossed 75 days. It will stage a massive dharna demonstration at Azad Maidan on April 25.

  • Sena deplores Guj decision to seek death for Kodnani

    Mumbai : Terming as “a deadly attack on Hindus” the Gujarat government’s nod for seeking death penalty for former BJP minister Maya Kodnani and nine others in the 2002 Naroda Patiya massacre case, Shiv Sena on Saturday said Hindus have different expectations from Chief Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Apex Court stays own ruling vis-a-vis information panels

    Mumbai : The Supreme Court has stayed its September 2012 ruling that “only” serving and retired judges of the Apex Court and chief justices of state High Courts can head the Central and State information commissions. The Apex court, while hearing the review petition filed by the Centre against the verdict, observed that the direction given by it is not found in the RTI Act and therefore it is stayed.

  • Mira Bhayandar cluttered with illegal towers

    Alarmed with the rise in such towers and financial losses , the Town Planning Department has contemplated action against their operators

  • Suspect in ‘MSYusufi’ goods case arrested

    Mumbai: The Yellowgate police officials have arrested a 33-year-old man, whom they suspect to be the possible recipient of the goods brought in the vessel ‘MSYusufi’ on April 4. Accused, identified as Gani Adam Charwadawla alias Usman Gachi, was arrested by the officials in a raid on Friday night at Royal Garden lodge, located between Kashi Mira and Mira Bhayander road.

  • Boston bomber captured; questions remain

    Boston : The massive manhunt for the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings ended on Friday night with the dramatic capture of Dzhokar Tsarnaev, 19, after a 23-hour search that had completely shut down Boston, reports IANS.