Free Press Journal
  • Communist party leader Atul Anjan

    Maharashtra will be robbed if BJP comes to power: Atul Anjan

    Mumbai: Communist Party of India (CPI) leader Atul Anjan said here on Sunday that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will rob the people of Maharashtra if they came to power in the state. “The alliance between the BJP and Shiv Sena is struggling. They went down to the level of badmouthing the BJP in their mouthpiece Saamna. So, even if they come to an understanding now, people have seen how they fought, and

  • Flood in Jammu and Kashmir

    Railway track boon for some, bane for others in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir

    Srinagar: The railway track of the Baramulla-Banihal train in Jammu and Kashmir has been a boon for some areas while bane for many others in the flood-ravaged Valley. The track built over an around 15-20 feet high embankment at some places has led to blocking of the passage of water thereby flooding some areas while at the same time saving many others from destruction. “Railway is good for the people, but the bund (embankment)

  • Students intensify protest against police in Jadavpur University

    Kolkata: Students took to streets of Kolkata and New Delhi protesting against the alleged molestation of a girl on the Jadavpur University campus, a case that has created ripples across the country. In the wake of the incident, the students of Jadavpur University staged a protest on Saturday holding banners and shouting slogans.

  • Modi at Japan

    Narendra Modi greets Shinzo Abe on his birthday

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday wished his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on his birthday and said that both of them are committed to taking India-Japan ties to the next level. “Wishing @AbeShinzo a Happy Birthday! I pray for his long life, good health & wish him the best in leading Japan to new heights of progress,” the Prime Minister tweeted.

  • Rajapaksa Sri Lanka

    Sri Lanka ruling coalition narrowly survives vote test

    Colombo: Sri Lanka’s ruling coalition has narrowly survived a keen challenge mounted by the opposition in a key provincial election, in a major blow to President Mahinda Rajapaksa who had campaigned personally for the party.

  • What happened when Naseeruddin Shah ran away to Mumbai!

    Mumbai: With dreams of stardom in his eyes, a 16-year-old Naseeruddin Shah ran away to Mumbai and even managed to find work as an extra in films like ‘Aman’ and ‘Sapanon Ka Saudagar’ before finally being rescued by Dilip Kumar’s family. Narrating his short-lived adventure in his autobiography ‘And Then One Day’, the veteran actor writes that he got the idea after meeting a friend’s girlfriend, whose father was a character actor. She offered

  • Four Indian cities in Asian Top 10 destinations list

    Mumbai: Four Indian cities — Agra, Ahmedabad, Kochi and Panaji — feature among the Asian Top 10 list of a global survey, when it comes to last-minute bookings for luxury destinations, which are also affordable. Amongst the Asian Top 10 luxurious but affordable destinations, four Indian cities have been listed, according to a survey by global online hotel search site Trivago.

  • 10-year-old boy sodomised in Muzaffarnagar

    Muzaffarnagar: A 10-year-old boy was allegedly sodomised by two youths at Mandawar village under Kairana police station in Shamli district, police said on Sunday. The incident took place yesterday when the boy was picked up and brought near a jungle following which he was sodomised by the duo, they said.

  • Airlines oppose government policy on connectivity to remote areas

    New Delhi: Airlines and private charter operators have opposed the government’s draft policy on air connectivity to regional and remote areas, saying it will have severe impact on their financial strength. Almost all major airlines, including the proposed Tata-SIA carrier Vistara, and business jet operators have submitted their opinions to the Civil Aviation Ministry over the past few days opposing various provisions of the draft policy, and called for further deliberations.

  • Uddhav Thackeray

    Uddhav Thackeray’s suggests new formula; 151 seats for Sena and 119 for BJP

    Mumbai: Speaking at the executive meet of the Shiv Sena in Mumbai, Uddhav Thackeray said,  “To keep the alliance intact, I am making the final efforts by sacrificing Sena’s seats. I am proposing a new formula of 151 seats for Sena and 119 seats for BJP. ShivSena will allocate 18 seats from it’s own quota to four alliance partners including RPI, Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatna, Rashtriya Samaj Party and Shiv Sangram Sanghatna, and

  • UPSC shifts NDA & NA exam centre from Srinagar to Jammu

    New Delhi: All candidates who had opted for Srinagar centre to appear in the National Defence Academy (NDA) and Naval Academy (NA) examination will now have to take the test from Jammu, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has said. The NDA and NA Examination (II) is scheduled to be held on September 28.

  • Soon order meals of your taste through SMS onboard train

    Mumbai: Soon you can order meals of your taste through SMS while travelling on a train as Railways is launching a mobile phone-based service in a move to offer multiple catering options to passengers.

  • Uddhav Thackeray

    BJP rejects Shiv Sena’s 155 -125 formula; deadlock continues

    Mumbai: A day after the ice was broken, Shiv Sena and BJP leaders today held talks to end the tangle over seat-sharing for Maharashtra Assembly polls but failed to reach a consensus with BJP rejecting Sena’s formula offering it 125 seats to contest and instead upped its ante by suggesting a new proposal.

  • Ajit-Pawar

    Ajitdada, Tatkare in trouble

    Mumbai : The State Home Ministry is said to have cleared the request of the ACB to start an open enquiry against Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and former Irrigation Miniater Sunil Tatkare.

  • Yet another Chinese intrusion in Chumar

    Leh/New Delhi :  The standoff in Chumar region in Ladakh worsened on Saturday after a second intrusion by Chinese army personnel in two days was reported at another point after they had withdrawn from the same area.

  • Uddhav Thackrey


    Sena firm in its stand, BJP busy in meetings Both parties testing waters to contest alone

  • NCP gives Cong a day to decide

    Mumbai :  Ultimatum was the order of the day for Congress-NCP alliance on Saturday where MPCC chief Manikrao Thakre made it clear in the morning that his party would go alone to the polls if NCP stays firm on contesting 144 seats and NCP leader Praful Patel made it clear that his party has received no alternative proposal from the Congress and they would wait only for a day more before taking