Free Press Journal
  • Now, file complaint with ACB using mobile app

    Mumbai : In an effort to reach a wider audience effectively and efficiently, the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) is going to introduce a web-based mobile application to help the public register complaints against corrupt officials as soon as it happens without too much effort, Additional Commissioner of Police Vishwas Nangre Patil confirmed. The app, which is being made in association with an NGO, Public Concern for Governance Trust (PCDT),

  • Govt has destroyed over 1.5 lakh files: CPI-M

    New Delhi: The Parliament was disrupted on Wednesday as opposition members raised the issue of historic files being destroyed by the Home Ministry.

  • Cong should unite secular forces: Azmi

    Mumbai : Samajwadi Party’s state unit chief Abu Azmi has appealed to the Congress party to take a lead in uniting secular forces in the state against growing clout of BJP-Shiv Sena led alliance.

  • Traffic disrupted as OHE snaps at Borivali railway station

    Mumbai: Services on Western Railway were thrown out of gear on Wednesday after an over head equipment (OHE) broke off and fell on platform no. 8 of Borivali railway station affecting the fast corridor. To avoid cancellations, services were diverted on slow tracks and were running 15 to 20 minutes behind schedule. As the incident happened during the non peak hours, the effect was minimal. Trains were running with a delay of

  • India Inc hopes Budget will address key issues outlined in Eco Survey

    New Delhi : Terming the Economic Survey 2013-14 as a “realistic” assessment of the current picture, India Inc hoped that the Budget will address key issues like infrastructure development outlined in the document to revive growth.

  • Woman PSI lands in ACB trap

    Mumbai: The Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Tuesday trapped a woman Police Sub-Inspector of the Malwani police station for accepting Rs 4000 as bribe from a tea stall owner. PSI Shama Sayed, on July 6, summoned the complainant and asked him to pay a bribe of Rs 5,000 to save his tea kiosk. The complainant contacted the ACB that laid a trap. On July 8, when the tea stall owner went to

  • Pure news is passé, now ideology shapes news

    New Delhi : Senior journalists rounding up their assessment of media coverage of the 2014 general election said that “pure” news has more or less disappeared and that the personal ideology of the editor or proprietor often shapes news.

  • no hint from centre to quit: sheila

    New Delhi : Kerala Governor Sheila Dikshit has denied receiving any hint from the Centre to quit and said she was not aware of any move to transfer her out of Thiruvananthapuram Rajbhavan.

  • Woman raped for 10 months

    Mumbai: A 27-year-old woman from Sindhudurg was threatened and raped by her family friend for 10 months at his place in Sewri. The survivor had arrived from Sindhudurg was living with the accused’s family as they belonged to the same village. She used to do the housework for the family. Since her arrival, accused Ganesh Savankar (39) raped multiple times. Fed up of his constant advances, she finally lodged a complaint in

  • Healthy lifestyle keeps you younger by 10 years

    London : Want to extend your life by 10 years? Adopt a lifestyle that includes healthy diet, staying active, limiting alcohol intake and saying no to smoking, scientists say, reports PTI.

  • HC rejects Sudhir Sharma’s anticipatory bail plea

    BHOPAL: The High Court on Wednesday rejected the anticipatory bail plea of mining baron Sudhir Sharma. Bhopal district and sessions court had rejected the anticipatory bail of Sharma, who was earlier declared an absconder in the Vyapam scam. Deputy advocate general Purushaindra Kauravsaid,”Anticipatory bail of Sudhir Sharma has been rejected by the High Court.”

  • I’m responsible for this, says Scolari

    Belo Horizonte : Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari took responsibility for Germany’s 7-1 thrashing of his star-studded side that took him to rock bottom in a career that has seen spectacular highs as well as controversy.

  • Pakistan court adjourns 26/11 trial again

    LAHORE: An anti-terrorism court trying the seven accused in the 2008 Mumbai attacks case today adjourned the hearing for the fifth time in last three months till July 16 after no prosecution lawyer and witnesses turned up. On May 28, Jun 4, 18 and July 2 hearings, the prosecution lawyers did not appear in the Anti-Terrorism Court in Rawalpindi reportedly due to security reasons. Prosecutor Syed Abuzar filed an application saying he

  • Asha’s son asked to pay Rs 40K to ex-wife

    Mumbai: A local family court has directed singer Asha Bhosale’s son Hemant to pay a monthly interim maintenance of Rs 40,000 to his estranged wife while taking into consideration his “NRI lifestyle”. “Hemant shall pay monthly maintenance of Rs 40,000 to the petitioner (62-year-old retired air hostess) from March 20, 2012 till disposal of the petition,” the family court judge S A Morey said in the recent order. Hemant’s wife had approached

  • Post mortem of 2 rape victims my first: Doctor

    Badaun : One of the doctors, who was on the panel that conducted post mortem examination of the two cousins, who were allegedly raped and murdered in Badaun, said on Wednesday that she had no prior experience of autopsy before this, PTI reports.