Free Press Journal
  • Jimmy Shergill in Darr- The mall

    Horror genre hasn’t caught up well in India: Jimmy Shergill

    Mumbai:Actor Jimmy Shergill, who will be seen in the soon-to-release horror film “Darr @ The Mall”, says there is a dearth of filmmakers who can do justice to the horror genre, which he feels has not caught up really well.

  • Bollywood Actress Juhi Chawla

    Bollywood has too much pressure now: Juhi Chawla

    Mumbai: In  over 25 years that she has dedicated to the Hindi film industry, Juhi Chawla has witnessed several trends. But she believes the current generation of actors has too much pressure to handle as far as competition and visiblity are concerned.

  • 161 security personnel killed, 349 injured between 2011-14

    New Delhi: Altogether 161 personnel of the paramilitary forces were killed and 349 others were injured in various encounters with extremists in the last four years, Lok Sabha was informed today.

  • 11 helicopters deployed in Naxal-hit states

    New Delhi: Eleven helicopters have been deployed by the government in Naxal-hit states to support the security forces tackling the extremists, Lok Sabha was informed today.

  • Stalin emerges as DMK heir apparent

    Tiruchirappalli (TN): The 10th state-level conference of DMK here clearly endorsed the emergence of M Karunanidhi’s younger son M K Stalin as heir apparent, with the party chief joining top rung party leaders and those of its alliance in eulogising him for his ‘hard work’.

  • Mayawati to support Telangana Bill

    New Delhi: Coming out in support of a separate Telangana state, BSP chief Mayawati today said her party will support the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill in Parliament.

  • Dhoni defends bowlers, finds performance “quite good”

    Wellington: India frittered away a golden chance of winning the second Test against New Zealand but skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni inexplicably continued to defend his listless bowlers and even found the team’s display during the winless tour as “quite a good performance”.

  • J&K opposition legislators demand Dogri TV channel

    Jammu: Opposition legislators, including those from the BJP, Tuesday walked out of the state assembly, demanding setting up of a Dogri television channel in the state.

  • Policeman killed, 44 injured in Thai clashes

    Bangkok: At least one policeman was killed and 44 people were injured Tuesday in clashes between Thai police and anti-government protestors here.

  • T-bill moved in LS for consideration amid uproar

    New Delhi:  Government today moved the volatile Telangana Bill for consideration in Lok Sabha but the pandemonium created by opponents to the legislation prevented a discussion as the House was repeatedly adjourned.

  • ACHR welcomes Supreme Court judgment on the Rajiv Gandhi’s killers

    New Delhi: Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) welcomed today’s judgment of the Supreme Court commuting the death sentences awarded to Rajiv Gandhi’s killers namely, Santhan, Murugan and Perarivalan to life imprisonment on the grounds of the agony caused by 11 years delay to consider their mercy pleas.

  • 10 killed in resort building collapse in South Korea

    Seoul: A resort building collapsed in a South Korean city Monday night, killing 10 people, including nine college students, and injuring dozens of others, a senior official at the state-run emergency management agency said Tuesday.

  • SC verdict reflects laws different for Kashmir and for country: Mehbooba Mufti

    Jammu: Reacting to the Supreme Court’s verdict on the assassins of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, Jammu and Kashmir People’s Democratic Party President Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday said the decision has made the people of Kashmir realize that laws were completely different for Kashmir and for the country.

  • Andhra Pradesh chief minister set to resign

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy will resign Tuesday over the issue of bifurcation of the state, a cabinet minister loyal to him said.

  • Man acquitted of charge of raping woman

    New Delhi: A man has been acquitted of the charge of raping a married woman on the promise of marriage by a Delhi court which said she was mature enough to know the consequences of her illicit relations with him.

  • IRDA to make third party vehicle premium market-driven

    Chennai: The Indian insurance regulator plans to take the first step in two or three months to abolish the administrative pricing mechanism (APM) for third-party vehicle premium and make this market-driven, a senior official said.

  • ‘Afzal Guru deserved the same reprieve’

    Jammu: Mehbooba Mufti, who heads the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), said Tuesday that parliament attack convict Afzal Guru deserved the same reprieve that has been given to Rajiv Gandhi assassins.