Free Press Journal
  • Plea to free terrorists

    New Delhi/Hyderabad: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Thursday urged union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to order release of 13 Sikh prisoners, mostly Khalistani terrorists and supporters, who were “languishing” in prisons despite completing their sentences. The Bharatiya Janata Party, which runs the central government, differs on this issue with the Akali Dal, its alliance partner in Punjab. Badal, who is also the Shiromani Akali Dal president, led a party

  • Govt In No Position To Roll Back Kharghar Toll Plaza: PWD Minister

    Mumbai : Amid the raging controversy over opening of a toll plaza at Kharghar on Sion-Panvel highway in Navi Mumbai, State PWD Minister Chandrakant Patil Thursday said that the State government is ‘not in a position’ to buy back the road developed at a cost of Rs 1,700 crore.

  • NCP Set To Fix Home Affairs

    Party’s Brainstorming Meet To Be Held In Pune From February 7

  • Case Of Casteist Remark; JJ Dean Seeks Discharge

    Mumbai : The Dean of the government run JJ Hospital has approached the sessions court seeking a discharge from the case where he is accused of making casteist remarks against a sweeper.

  • Rs 2L Theft At LIC Office In Bhayandar

    Bhayandar : A theft was reported from the Bhayandar branch of LIC apparently during the wee hours on Thursday. According to the police, unidentified thieves broke into the LIC branch office in Himalaya Complex near Golden Nest Circle in Bhayandar (East) and decamped with Rs 2.16 lakh cash.

  • Imran weds TV anchor

    Sajjad Hussain/ Islamabad: Pakistan’s flamboyant cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan on Thursday tied the knot with former BBC weather girl Reham Khan in a low-key ceremony, ending days of speculation about his marriage. None of Imran’s four sisters attended the marriage as they reportedly did not approve of his decision to wed Reham who has one son and two daughters from first marriage. Only close friends were invited to the nikah ceremony. The most

  • 2 MBMC Staffers Stuck In Lift For An Hr

    Bhayandar : Two civic employees, Manoj Sinha and Vinayak Shirke, went through a one-and-half hour ordeal after getting stuck inside an elevator of the main administrative building of the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) on Thursday afternoon.

  • Mumbai-MP clash ends in draw

    Mumbai: Young Mumbai batsman Shreyas Iyer notched up his second century in as many Ranji Trophy matches, slamming an unbeaten 142 in the second innings against Madhya Pradesh in a Group A tie that ended in a draw at the Wankhede Stadium on Thursday.

  • Practice Yoga For Strength Of Mind, CM Tells Police

    Mumbai : Acknowledging the stress and pressure faced by policemen during duty hours, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said that practicing Yoga would provide them with necessary strength of mind.

  • Back To Jail, Then Back Home

    Confusion Gripped Sanjay Dutt After Rumours Spread About Minister Of State For Home Ram Shinde Ordering His Return Due To The Pending Decision On His Application For An Extension Of The Furlough

  • 45 New Forensic Squads To Boost Detection Rate

    Mumbai : The State needs to strengthen its forensic network to boost the detection and conviction rate. 45 new forensic squads would be set up for this purpose, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said after he reviewed the home department.

  • Destination Turkey As Junket Bug Bites Netas

    Mumbai : Politicians from major political parties in the city went on a study tour to Istanbul on Thursday to study solid waste management and bus rapid transit system (BRTS) in the Turkish capital.  Being the third such study tour in the past five years, it has left citizens wondering if it is their hard-earned taxes that are being utilized for such junkets.

  • Polls To Fill Up Council Seats

    Mumbai : The Election Commission on Thursday announced by-elections on January 30 to fill up four vacancies in the State Legislative Council, including that of former chief minister Prithviraj Chavan elected to the Assembly in October. The polling will be on January 30 (Friday) from 9 am to 4 pm and the counting on the same day at 5 pm.

  • FAST LOCALS

    Dhruv on course for hat-trick

  • Type 1 Diabetics Live Longer If Sugar Controlled Early

    New York : Researchers from University of Pittsburgh have revealed that people with Type 1 diabetes who intensively control their blood glucose soon after diagnosis are likely to live longer than those who don’t, reports IANS.

  • Blame Your Mum For Being A Flop In Bed

    London : A new study has revealed that problems in the bedroom may be related to ‘mummy issues’ and how good a relationship a man has with his mother, reports ANI.

  • Relieved to score maiden ton: Lokesh

    Sydney: Criticised for failing in his debut Test in Melbourne, young Indian batsman Lokesh Rahul was relieved to score his maiden century in his second game to help India stay afloat on the third day of the fourth and final Test against Australia on Thursday.