Free Press Journal

    Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti on Saturday found himself embroiled in yet another controversy for alleging that media was paid by BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. Under intense criticism, he later retracted his statement, but the opposition demanded his resignation.

  • This knock will help Jadeja, says Dhoni

    Auckland: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels that Ravindra Jadeja’s 45-ball unbeaten 66 in the tied one-dayer against New Zealand will help the left-hander to develop into a more mature batsman. “We are hoping that he (Jadeja) develops further as a batsman. The kind of talent that he has, we have seen him score plenty of runs in domestic the circuit. He just needs to get his thinking right and this innings

  • Kejriwal asserts right to agitate

    New Delhi : Promising the passage of the ” almost ready” Jan Lokpal Bill next month at Delhi’s Ramlila Maidan ” in the midst of people”, Kejriwal on Saturday asserted his right to hold agitations and accused some media houses of portraying the Aam Aadmi Party in a negative way.

  • Paes, Gopichand get Padma Bhushan; Yuvraj Padma Shri

    New Delhi: Tennis star Leander Paes and badminton player-turned-coach Pullela Gopichand were on Saturday selected for the prestigious Padma Bhushan awards while cricketer Yuvraj Singh was among the seven sportspersons chosen for this year’s Padma Shri award.

  • Randhawa to lead Mumbai in golf tourney

    Mumbai: Jyoti Randhawa will feature in the Dec-Ellora Laqshya team that will participate in the 3rd edition of the Louis Philippe Cup tournament which will also bring an all-star brigade in the form of Jeev Milkha Singh, Anirban Lahiri, Gaganjeet Bhullar, Siddikur Rehyman, SSP Chowrasia, Rashid Khan, Himmat Rai and many others in a scintillating display of the best talent ever to compete in Mumbai.The Players will compete for nine city teams

  • Saina faces Sindhu in title clash

    Lucknow: A resurgent Saina Nehwal and fast rising PV Sindhu, country’s best women shuttlers, set up a summit clash against each other at the Indian Grand Prix Gold after emerging victorious in their respective semi-finals on Saturday.

  • Churchill clinch maiden title

    Kochi: Languishing at the bottom of the heap in the ongoing I-League, Churchill Brothers showed remarkable resilience as they outclassed a formidable Sporting Clube de Goa 3-1 to win their maiden Federation Cup title at the floodlit Nehru Stadium.

  • Netravalkar, Hazare shine in BPCL win

    Mumbai: The combined bowling efforts of Saurabh Netravalkar and Swapnil Hazare helped BPCL (Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited) clinch a narrow 7-run victory over SBT (State Bank of Travancore) in an exciting Group-C league match of All India Dr. D.Y. Patil T20 Cup at the D.Y. Patil Stadium, Nerul.

  • Khan stuns Chawla for title

    Mumbai: Underdog Faisal Khan shocked former world No. 3 Kamal Chawla to win the title in the Matunga Gymkhana-Dadar Club Open Snooker Tournament.Inter Railways runner-up Khan of Khar Gymkhana capitalised on the chances that came his way to romp to a 6-3 triumph in the best-of-11 championship round between quality cueists.

  • Fancied Makhija survives scare

    Mumbai: Fancied Shlok Makhija of Maharashtra was forced into the decider before advancing to the boys’ under-15 second round, in the Matunga Gymkhana Junior Open Squash Tournament on Saturday.Makhija, a top junior from Khar Gymkhana, experienced opening round blues before edging past a determined qualifier Mayank Sojatia of MP in a 3-2 thriller after leading 2-1.

  • Hind Kesari, Ranapratap, Prabodhan enter last eight

    Mumbai: Favourites Hind Kesari from Sangli routed Saraswati Sports Club 18-10 to record their second win and entered the quarterfinals of the Vidyarthi Kreeda Kendra Diamond Jubilee State Kho-Kho Tournament held at Parel.

  • Pranab Mukherjee

    Pranab says perform or perish

    Declaring 2014 to be the year of India’s resurgence, President Pranab Mukherjee sent out a warning of ” perform or perish” in his televised address to the nation on the eve of Republic Day.

  • Vidya Balan, Leander on Padma award list

    New Delhi :  Noted scientist R A Mashelkar, yoga expert B K S Iyenger, actors Kamal Haasan and Vidya Balan, tennis player Leander Paes, cricketer uvraj Singh, and former chief justice of India, the late J S Verma were on Saturday conferred the Padma awards on the eve of the 65th Republic Day.

  • KEM lift gets stuck for over an hour, with two patients

    Mumbai : Danger always seems to lurk in our civic hospitals.  In one startling incident, over five people, including two patients were stuck for over an hour in the lift of the new orthopaedic building of KEM Hospital at 11 pm on Saturday. Eventually, a fire brigade had to be called for taking the patients out of the lift safely.

  • Powai woman was raped right on the road itself!

    Mumbai  : Mumbaikars are shocked and outraged at the shocking rape of a 28- year- old self- employed woman by the watchman of her building. The woman was returning home from a night out with her friends when the watchman took advantage of her inebriated state and committed the crime.