Free Press Journal
  • He should not have slept on road, it was his mistake: Singer Abhijeet

    Mumbai: Amid commiserating tweets from fans and Bollywood celebrities following Salman Khan getting five-year jail term for the 2002 hit-and-run case, singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya says roads are meant for cars and dogs and not for people to sleep on.

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    Nawazuddin Siddiqui to miss Cannes 2015 

    Mumbai: Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who is currently busy shooting for Salman Khan starrer “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” in Kashmir, will be giving a miss to the Cannes International Film Festival this year.

  • Nitish Katara murder: HC dismisses Vikas Yadav’s parole plea

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court today dismissed Vikas Yadav’s plea seeking three weeks “custody parole” to file appeal in Supreme Court against his conviction and sentence of 30 years without remission in the Nitish Katara murder case. A bench headed by Chief Justice G Rohini dismissed the appeal of Vikas, who had sought further three weeks after he was granted one week parole by a single judge bench of the high court “In

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    Anbumanai Ramadoss challenges Stalin to open debate

    Chennai: Escalating the war of words with DMK Treasurer M K Stalin, PMK leader Anbumani Ramadoss today ridiculed the DMK scion’s title ‘Commander’ as he challenged him to an open debate on development politics. In yet another letter to Stalin today, Ramadoss reiterated his earlier criticism of DMK on issues ranging from corruption and prohibition and repeated his party’s stand that PMK would henceforth never align with AIADMK or DMK as it was

  • PIL against Gajendra martyr status: HC seeks Delhi govt reply

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today sought the city government’s response on a PIL challenging its decision to declare as “martyr” a Rajasthan farmer who had allegedly hanged himself at an AAP rally here. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice R S Endlaw asked Delhi government’s standing counsel to take instructions on the PIL filed by a lawyer who also sought directions to restrain the Arvind Kejriwal government from

  • 1 yr of NDA govt: BJP’s ‘Jan Kalyan Parv’ to highlight welfare schemes

    New Delhi: Union ministers and BJP MPs and functionaries will fan out across the country to tell people about the welfare measures taken for the underprivileged sections and farmers as part of a week-long ‘Jan Kalyan Parv’ which the party has lined up to mark the NDA government’s completion of one year in office. The announcement of the week-long observances from May 26 to June 1 was made at the BJP Parliamentary Party

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    PM confident China visit will lay foundation for enhancing cooperation

    New Delhi: Ahead of his visit to China, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today expressed confidence that the trip will lay the foundation for enhancing cooperation in a wide range of sectors and strengthen stability, progress and prosperity in Asia.

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    Coal scam: Naveen Jindal, Koda, 13 others summoned as accused

    New Delhi: Congress leader and industrialist Naveen Jindal and 14 others, including former Minister of State for Coal Dasari Narayan Rao and ex-Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda, were today summoned as accused by a Special court in the Jharkhand’s Amarkonda Murgadangal coal block allocation scam case. Special CBI Judge Bharat Parashar directed all the accused, including five firms, to appear before his court on May 22.

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    Sonia attacks government over vacant CIC post

    New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday slammed the government for failing to fill the post of the Chief Information Commissioner (CIC), saying it was trying to “shield” itself from scrutiny.

  • Salman Hit and Run Verdict: HC grants interim bail till May 8

    Mumbai: In a jolt to Salman Khan, a sessions court today sentenced him to five years rigorous imprisonment in the 2002 hit-and-run case after which the actor was arrested. Later this evening, the Bombay High Court granted him interim bail till friday May 8. The application was heard today at 4 pm.

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    New group formed demanding justice in Moga incident

    Moga: A ‘non-political’ group was formed today against the Moga molestation incident, where a teenage girl was allegedly molested and thrown out of a moving bus. The group constitutes Bharti Kisan Union (BKU Ekta) and BKU (Ugrahan), Punjab Khet Majdoor Union and Punjab Naujawan Sabha. The group asserted that their fight will continue till owners of Orbit bus, in which the crime was committed, are booked by police.

  • Court declares Vasudevananda’s claim to title illegal

    Allahabad: A court here has declared as illegal the claim of religious leader Swami Vasudevananda Saraswati to the title of the “Shankaracharya” of Jyotishpeeth Badrikashram, one of the four shrines set up by Adi Sankara across the country. Swami Vasudevananda Saraswati has also been restrained from using the various insignia which the pontiffs of the four shrines – at Puri, Dwarka Shringeri and Badrina h – are entitled to carry. The order was

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    Sensex crashes 722.77 points, lowest level of 2015

    Mumbai: Stock market witnessed a bloodbath today with Sensex tanking 723 points — its second biggest single day fall since Narendra Modi government took over — on huge sell-off by FIIs on concerns over GST and other reforms. Across-the-board sell-off was triggered by concerns that reform process may get delayed as the key GST bill faces strong political opposition even as it got through Lok Sabha. Slowdown in the services and manufacturing sectors

  • A Nepalese earthquake survivor receives medical attention for an infected broken leg as his wife sits alongside in Chautara, about 80 kms from Kathmandu in the central Sindhupalchok district. (RIGHT) Nepalese children pinch their nose as they walk over debris covering a dead body on the outskirts of Chautara, about 80 kms from Kathmandu in the central Sindhupalchok district.

    Nepal billionaire to construct 10,000 houses for quake victims

    Kathmandu: A Nepalese billionaire will construct 10,000 transitional homes for the earthquake victims here and has sought technical support from a non-profit organisation in India. Chaudhary Group will construct 1,000 homes with its own resources and will partner with other donor organisations to construct remaining 9,000 homes in the next six months period, said Binod Chaudhary, chairman of the Chaudhary Foundation. Chaudhary Foundation, belonging to Binod who is Nepal’s first billionaire will construct,

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    Salman gets 5-yr jail in hit-and-run case, moves HC

    Mumbai : In a jolt to Salman Khan, a sessions court today sentenced him to five years rigorous imprisonment in the 2002 hit-and-run case after which the actor was arrested. The Bollywood superstar’s lawyers immediately moved the Bombay High Court for bail and a stay on his conviction. The application will be heard at 4 pm.