Free Press Journal
  • Ram Shinde

    Maharashtra HM Ram Shinde faces flak for inaugurating bar

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Minister of State for Home Ram Shinde has come in for flak for inaugurating a beer bar in Ahmednagar district. BJP’s Shinde, accompanied by Minister of State for Finance Deepak Kesarkar of Shiv Sena, inaugurated the bar near Supa naka on the Ahmednagar-Pune road recently.

  • Maharashtra ropes in health workers to curb farmers’ suicides

    Mumbai: Two days after Maharashtra Agriculture Minister Eknath Khadse said that the government cannot stop farmer suicides, his cabinet colleague Deepak Sawant has decided to rope in health workers (anganwadi sevikas) to stop farmers from killing themselves.

  • Sensex - Nifty high

    BofA-ML retains Dec Sensex target at 33,000

    Mumbai: American brokerage Bank of America-Merrill Lynch (BofA-ML) today retained its Sensex target at 33,000 by December, but said in the medium term, the Dalal Street will see more volatility. “We continue to maintain our December Sensex target of 33,000 points. But near-term the markets will remain subdued and range bound with a negative bias, as quarterly earnings are low and more earnings downgrades are likely over the medium term,” BofA-ML Analyst Jyotivardhan

  • sharmistha Mukherjee

    Congress leader Sharmistha Mukherjee terms cop brutality ‘inhuman’

    New Delhi: Congress leader Sharmistha Mukherjee termed the incident of a traffic policeman being caught on camera thrashing a woman with a brick as ‘inhuman’ and appealed to the government to take strict action against the former.

  • Nitish Kumar

    Negative performance of Modi govt in one year: Nitish

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today marked as negative the performance of the one year-old Narendra Modi government at the Centre and said it had lost the peoples’ faith. “I do not see any achievement of the NDA government in one year. They wasted time…It is a complete disappointment. But it is historic in the present case that the popularity graph of the government crashed in such a short period of time,”

  • AIADM Chief J Jayalalithaa

    Jayalalithaa Acquitted: Tenacious Jaya will call the shots again

    The acquittal of J. Jayalalithaa and three of her associates in the disproportionate assets case in which the special court at Bengaluru had convicted her in September last marks a huge victory for this three-time chief minister of Tamil Nadu who is a virtual cult figure among the poor masses in the State.

  • cop attacking woman

    Traffic cop attacks woman with brick, dismissed and arrested

    New Delhi: In a horrific incident of police brutality, a head constable of Delhi Police today hit a woman with a brick in posh central Delhi locality after an altercation following which he was arrested and dismissed from service as the incident triggered widespread outrage. Traffic policeman Satish Chandra was arrested and a criminal case was filed against him after a video clip of his attacking a young woman with two children at

  • Taylor Swift

    Taylor Swift comforts fan who lost mother

    Los Angeles : Country star Taylor Swift comforted a female fan named Kaileen who lost her mother via Tumblr in honour of Mother’s Day.

  • Barcelona

    Barcelona leading race for Brazilian star Garson

    Rio de Janeiro: Spanish football club FC Barcelona are leading the race to sign Brazilian star Gerson, according to media reports.  The 17-year-old’s father, Marcao, has been given a tour of Barcelona’s facilities and has held talks with current Barcelona player Neymar’s family about a possible move, reports Xinhua. English clubs Chelsea, Manchester United and Italian champions Juventus have also been linked with the midfielder.  His present club Fluminense is understood to

  • Dina and Lindsay Lohan

    Lindsay Lohan furious with Dina Lohan

    Los Angeles : Hollywood star Lindsay Lohan is reportedly still furious with mother Dina Lohan for agreeing
    to participate in “Celebrity Big Brother”.

  • Kings XI Punjab

    Kings XI Punjab release Shaun Marsh, Mitchell Johnson for national duty

    Mohali: Kings XI Punjab, who are out of contention for a play-off berth in the ongoing IPL, have allowed Shaun Marsh and Mitchell Johnson to return home ahead of Australia’s tour of the West Indies beginning May 27. “Two of our players Shaun Marsh and Mitchell Johnson have been granted permission to return home at their request for preparation of the upcoming West Indies Tour. While both the players have been of great significance to

  • Yusuf Pathan

    Big hitting still part of armoury but playing smartly: Yusuf Pathan

    New Delhi: Having played the unusual role of a sheet anchor for KKR this IPL, swashbuckling all-rounder Yusuf Pathan has said his big-hitting skills are intact but he has tweaked his style as a conscious decision to help the team get over the line.

  • Jurassic World

    Experts slam new Jurassic film as “dumb monster movie”

    London : Paleontologists have branded the new ‘Jurassic World’ flick a “dumb monster movie” for failing to
    include the latest discoveries about dinosaurs, mainly that the creatures were covered in fluffy – and possibly colourful – feathers.

  • Victoria Beckham

    Victoria Beckham denies horrible hotel guest allegations

    Los Angeles : Singer-turned-fashion designer Victoria Beckham is consulting her lawyers over a false report
    suggesting she is a ‘hotel guest from hell’ after her representative dismissed the allegation as “an utter lie”.