Free Press Journal
  • Rakesh Maria

    Sheena case: Govt working to tie loose ends over Maria’s role

    Mumbai: Two days after he was shunted from the post of Mumbai Police Commissioner, Rakesh Maria’s supervisory role in the Sheena Bora murder case remained clouded in uncertainty and the Maharashtra government was working on legal procedures to soon give him statutory powers. In a surprise decision, Maria was on Tuesday promoted as DG (Home Guards) and senior DG-rank officer Javed Mumbai was made Mumbai Police chief, triggering speculation over the timing of

  • missing ship

    Hijack feared as Malaysian ship with Indian crew goes missing

    Kuala Lumpur: A cargo ship missing for a week with 14 crew members, including Indians, is feared to have been hijacked in the piracy-prone South China Sea, prompting Malaysian maritime authorities to launch a search today. The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) said a commercial vessel had reportedly spotted the missing ship about 23 nautical miles west of Miri yesterday evening and had notified the owners of the vessel MV Sah Lian. “The

  • Jitan Ram manjhi

    I am okay with Modi taking call on CM candidate: Manjhi

    New Delhi: Former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Thursday said that the decision over the chief ministerial candidate for Bihar would be taken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah, and added that it would be accepted by all.

  • Shakeel Ahmed

    India should raise issue of ceasefire violations: Congress

    New Delhi: Congress leader Shakeel Ahmed said that the issue of repeated cease-fire violations by Pakistan must be raised during the meetings of the directors-generals of the two border forces.

  • Deepika Padukone a hard worker: Zoa Morani

    Mumbai: Actress Zoa Morani, who is gearing up for the release of her film “Bhaag Johnny”, says she admires Deepika Padukone and “loves everything about her”.

  • Neeraj Bawana, ex-MLA Rambeer Shokeen, others chargesheeted

    New Delhi: Alleged gangster Neeraj Bawana and nine others, including ex-MLA Rambeer Shokeen, were today chargesheeted in a city court with the police accusing them of running an organised crime syndicate in the Delhi-NCR region. While describing Bawana as “a symbol of lawlessness” and “kingpin” of the racket, the police alleged that Shokeen, who is absconding, was the “political face” of the syndicate as he was found using the clout of these criminals

  • Be the next ‘Iron’ (wo)man!

    Iron deficiency is amongst the common nutrition deficiencies found in human beings. Simply put, without iron, the oxygen that we breathe would not travel to all parts of the body. So now you have a fair idea about why you might be looking pale, feeling tired and irritable. Do you have strange cravings for say dirt, ice, starch or paint? It could be that you are suffering from deficiency of iron in

  • Its time to get Pizzalicious!

    Pizza doesn’t really need an introduction. It has become every foodies “bae-before anything else”. We are not talking about the mainstream food chains which have been serving casually at every corner in Mumbai. We are here to take you through the authentic and respectfully delicious pizza joints in Mumbai.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Kejriwal’s bribe remark: Court to hear arguments on report

    New Delhi: A city court would next month hear arguments on a police report on a complaint seeking action against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for allegedly exhorting voters to take bribe from Congress and BJP and vote for AAP in the last Delhi assembly elections. Metropolitan Magistrate Babru Bhan posted the matter for October 14 as the main counsel in the complaint was not present today.

  • Rape

    Dalit woman gangraped; Two juveniles among seven youths held

    Amravati (Maha): A 25-year-old Dalit woman was allegedly gangraped by seven youths, including two juveniles, on the pretext of giving her financial help in Chandur Bazar police station area in the district, police said today. The seven accused, including two juveniles, were arrested today, they said.

  • Abode of art: Pattadakal

    Who doesn’t love to see good art? Well if you’re seeking some sort of inspiration to give your creative mind a little boost or just wish to know some of the artistic creations of our ancestors, head down south at Pattadakal.

  • Randeep Hooda lands in Toronto to attend ‘Beeba Boys’ premiere

    Toronto: Randeep Hooda is here to attend the world premiere of his upcoming movie “Beeba Boys” at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). An excited Randeep, 39, posted photographs from his apartment. “Spotted the first #BeebaBoys poster on the highway… #TorontoDiaries #TIFF. Apartment with a view.. #TorontoDiaries #BeebaBoys #TIFF,” he tweeted. Directed by Deepa Mehta, the film will have its North American premiere on September 13 under gala presentation.

  • Samsung 4G model

    Samsung unveils “affordable” 4G handset with UDS

    Kolkata: Samsung has unveiled its most affordable 4G handset at Rs 8,490 with new ultra data saving facility, keeping Indian customers in mind. “The Galaxy J2 is an affordable 4G handset which has, for the first time, an ultra data saving mode. This is the first handset from Samsung with the new data saving facility developed in India,” Samsung India director mobile business Manu Sharma said.

  • tax

    I-T dept receives 2 cr returns on e-filing portal till Sep 7

    New Delhi: The income tax department has received 2.06 crore returns, up 26.12 per cent, on its e-filing portal as of September 7 – the last day for filing the returns by individuals. “The department has received 2.06 crore returns on the e-filing portal as on September7, 2015 which is an increase of 26.12 per cent (over last year)…when 1.63 crore returns were e-filed,” the Finance Ministry said in a statement.

  • Meat ban

    After Maharashtra, Rajasthan bans meat sale for 3 days

    Jaipur/Mumbai: After Maharashtra, a ban on sale of meat and fish has been ordered in Rajasthan for three days this month in view of Jain festivals even as the row over such a directive continued in Mumbai where ruling BJP’s ally Shiv Sena and opposition MNS hit the streets to protest. Meanwhile, a controversy erupted in Jammu and Kashmir after the High Court there ordered ban on sale of beef, triggering angry reactions

  • Bombay High Court

    HC frowns over meat sale ban in Mumbai

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today said imposing a ban on animal slaughter and sale of meat for four days during the Jain festival ‘Paryushan’ is not feasible in a metropolitan city like Mumbai and sought response from the state and the municipal body on a petition challenging it.

  • Sikh-American assault in US

    Elderly Sikh-American called ‘Bin Laden’, brutally assaulted

    New York: An elderly Sikh-American man was brutally assaulted and left with severe facial injuries by an assailant who yelled racial slurs like “terrorist” and “Bin Laden”, in an apparent hate crime just before the US commemorates the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Inderjit Singh Mukker of Chicago was assaulted on September 8 when the assailant pulled up to his car yelling racial slurs, including, “Terrorist, go back to your country, Bin Laden!”

  • Soha Ali Khan, Kunal Khemu

    Soha doesn’t interfere in my film choices: Kunal Khemu

    Mumbai: Actor Kunal Khemu says that his wife and actress Soha Ali Khan doesn’t interfere in the film choices that he makes. In an interview as part of the promotions of his film, “Bhaag Johnny”, Kunal said: “She doesn’t interfere in my films. And the final decision is always our own.” However Kunal says that they generally discuss projects with each other.