Free Press Journal
  • Dalit woman who jumped off moving vehicle dies

    Muzaffarnagar: A Dalit woman, who had jumped off a moving vehicle here after being teased, died in Delhi’s Safdarjung hospital. On May 14, three women were injured when they jumped off a moving vehicle after the driver allegedly misbehaved with them, police had said.Praveen, Sonia and Moni were offered a lift by the accused at Baghra village here. The driver started misbehaving with the women and refused to stop the vehicle despite repeated pleas by

  • Duff movie

    ‘The DUFF’ to release on June 5 in India

    Mumbai : Hollywood actors Mae Whitman and Robbie Amell’s highly anticipated teen comedy film “The DUFF” is all set to hit Indian screens on June 5. With a strong youth population in the subcontinent, the producers saw good business sense to embark on a theatrical release in India.

  • Man dies in police custody in UP

    Lalitpur (UP): A man died after police allegedly beat him up in Madwara area following which an FIR was lodged against the policemen, a senior officer said here. Deepak Sahu (28) had a dispute with some person during a village fair in Rangaon on Sunday, Additional Superintendent of Police Sudha Singh said. She said that the policemen on duty took Deepak to Madwara police station and his body was found yesterday noon. Alleging that the man

  • Swara Bhaskar

    Found love in ‘enemy territory’ : Swara Bhaskar on Pakistan trip

    New Delhi : Human relationships are greater than politics. That’s what actor Swara Bhaskar has learned after two “memorable” visits to what she once thought was “enemy territory” but where, after two visits to Pakistan, she was showered with warmth, hospitality and free ‘chai and samosas’ for being an Indian.

  • Haryana prepares action plan to reduce Infant Mortality Rate

    Chandigarh: Expressing concern over Haryana’s Infant Mortality Rate (IMR), the state government today said that it is preparing an action plan in a bid to save more new borns in the state. Additional Chief Secretary, Health, Ram Niwas, presided over a 2-day state level workshop here to prepare Newborn Action Plan (HNAP). He expressed concern over the Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) saying that at present it is 41 per thousand live births in the state,

  • Ludacris

    I don’t sleep : Rapper Ludacris

    Los Angeles : Rapper Ludacris has a new album titled “Ludaversal” out and he hosted the Billboard Music Awards. He’s everywhere, except his bed.

  • Youth kills girlfriend, self in UP

    Azamgarh: A 25-year-old youth allegedly committed suicide after shooting dead his girlfriend at Bangaon village in Tehbarpur area here.
    The incident occurred yesterday night when Ravindra alias Tillu met his girlfriend Purnima (18) and shot her dead, police said. Later, he also shot himself and died on the spot, they said. The bodies have been sent for postmortem, they added. Probe is on in the matter, Superintendent of Police, Akash Kulhari said.

  • Justice Sengupta sworn-in as Sikkim Lokayukta Chairperson

    Gangtok: Justice Kalyan Jyoti Sengupta was sworn-in as the Chairperson of ‘Lokayukta’ in Sikkim. Justice Sengupta was administered the oath of office at a ceremony held at Raj Bhawan here yesterday by Governor of Sikkim, Shriniwas Patil. Chief Secretary of Sikkim, R.Ongmu read out the appointment of Justice Kalyan Jyoti Sengupta as the Chairperson, Lukayukta, Sikkim. Chief Minister Pawan Chamling, Chief Justice Sikkim High Court Justice S.K. Sinha, HC judges Justice S.P. Wangdi, Justice Meenakshi M Rai and host of

  • Road Accident

    Five doctors killed in Nasik road accident

    Nashik : At least five doctors were killed and another one injured in a road accident which took place on the Mumbai-Agra National Highway near Nashik over the weekend. The mishap took place late on Sunday night when the car collided with an unidentified vehicle. The unidentified vehicle is yet to be traced, a delayed media report said.

  • hand-murder

    Man arrested for killing 6-month-old daughter

    Batala: A man was arrested today for allegedly killing his six-month-old daughter by throwing her into a canal at Dunia Sandhu village here, police said. Dharminder Singh has been arrested for allegedly killing his daughter, SSP Batala Inderbir Singh said here today. The accused allegedly beat up his wife Kanwaljit Kaur over some issue on May 14. After thrashing her, he asked her to go to her parents’ house. However, two daughters of the

  • Prashant Bhushan

    Gamlin row: Prashant Bhushan recommends legal route to resolve issue

    New Delhi : Senior advocate Prashant Bhushan on Tuesday said the Delhi Government should avoid ‘brinkmanship’ over the appointment of Shakuntala Gamlin as acting chief secretary of Delhi, an advised taking the legal route to resolve the same. “The manner in which the whole issue has been raised by the state government by this kind of brinkmanship is not proper. If they want to get this issue of the authority of state government

  • Coal Scam

    Coalscam: Court frames charges against RSPL, 3 top officials

    New Delhi: A special court today framed charges against Delhi-based Rathi Steel and Power Limited (RSPL) and its three top officials in a coal blocks allocation scam case. “Charges are framed under sections 120B() read with 420 of IPC against all the four accused. Charge under section 420 of IPC is made out against RSPL and accused Udit Rathi. All the accused plead not guilty and claim trial. Put up for admission and denial

  • Najeeb Jung, Arvind Kejriwal

    Delhi Chief Secy row: Crisis created entirely by the Lt. Governor Jung, says senior advocate

    New Delhi : Supreme Court senior advocate Rajeev Dhawan, who was been approached for legal consultation by the Delhi government on the ongoing row over the appointment of IAS officer Shakuntala Gamlin as acting Chief Secretary of the city, has opined that the current crisis has been created ‘entirely’ by Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung.

  • Sensex Red down

    Sensex falls 75 points on profit-booking

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex fell over 75 points in early trade today as stocks of oil&gas, PSU, metal, healthcare and banking companies succumbed to profit-booking after two sessions of gains. The 30-share index declined by 75.33 points or 0.27 per cent to 27,611.97. In the previous two sessions, the gauge gained 481.24 points. In a similar fashion, the NSE Nifty edged down by 30.85 points or 0.36 per cent to 8,342.80. Brokers said emergence of profit-booking

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Arvind Kejriwal to meet President Mukherjee over Chief Secretary issue

    New Delhi : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will meet President Pranab Mukherjee today amidst escalating tensions between his government and Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung over the appointment of senior IAS officer Shakuntala Gamlin as acting Chief Secretary. Kejriwal had sought appointment for a meeting with the President. According to sources in the Chief Minister’s Office, the Rashtrapati Bhavan has given him appointment at 6 pm. On Monday, Gamlin had met Union Home Secretary

  • Rahul Gandhi

    Rahul Gandhi to meet rain-affected farmers in Amethi

    New Delhi : Congress party vice president Rahul Gandhi will meet the farmers who were affected by the recent unseasonal rain in his parliamentary constituency Amethi today. Arriving on Monday, Rahul Gandhi had said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the Centre had cancelled the Amethi Food Park out of vengeance. “If the food park comes to existence you all will benefit from it. The BJP cancelled the Food Park just out of

  • Rupee down

    Rupee down 8 paise 63.80 against dollar in early trade

    Mumbai: Extending losses for the second day, the rupee weakened by 8 paise to 63.80 against the US dollar in early trade today due to appreciation of the American unit against other currencies overseas. Besides increased demand for the dollar from importers, a lower opening in the domestic equity market weighed on the local currency, forex dealers said. Yesterday, the rupee had shed 21 paise to close at 63.72 against the US currency due to

  • Relatives pop up out of the blue to claim body

    Mumbai :  After getting the news of Aruna Shanbaug’s death on Monday morning, relatives who had allegedly shunned her while she was strapped to the hospital bed in a vegetative state, turned up at the KEM hospital on Monday to claim the body.