Free Press Journal
  • Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

    Govt. does not tolerate politics on arts and music: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

    New Delhi : In the wake of Pakistani maestro Ghulam Ali being banned from performing in Mumbai, Parliamentary Affairs and Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Friday said that the government does not tolerate politics over music. “The Maharashtra Government was not against the performance, in fact they were offering additional security but if the organisers are against it completely then what is to be done?” Naqvi told ANI here. He added that

  • Ajit Pawar

    ED gets Sathe Corp case papers, Ajit Pawar’s role under lens

    Mumbai: Maharashtra government has handed over documents pertaining to the alleged multi-crore scam in state-run Annabhau Sathe Development Corporation to Enforcement Directorate and questioned the role of NCP leader Ajit Pawar in this connection.

  • Musician Ravindra Jain passes away

    Mumbai: Veteran music director-singer-lyricist Ravindra Jain, the genius who overcame his blindness to render lilting melodies and soulful tunes in several films including ‘Chitchor’ and ‘Ankhiyon Ke Jharokhon Se’, died today of multiple organ failure. He was 71.

  • V K Singh lauds Bohra community’s role in ‘Operation Rahat’

    Mumbai: Hailing Dawoodi Bohra community’s role in the evacuation of Indians from Yemen during ‘Operation Rahat’, Minister of State for External Affairs General V K Singh today said these “silent workers” did a tremendous job but have not been adequately recognised for their work.

  • jazbaabb02

    Movie Review: Jazbaa-Edge of the seat thriller

    In a film that works both on a physical and emotional level, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan returns as a working mother, working to balance career with domestic responsibilities. When hotshot lawyer Anuradha Varma’s only daughter is kidnapped during school sports day Anuradha is stricken with guilt for not spending more time with her child.

  • Fire at shoe factory in Ambala

    Ambala: A fire broke out at a shoe factory here today in which stock and equipment worth Rs one crore was damaged, police said. The fire was suspected to have caused by short circuit. Shoes and machinery worth Rs one crore was destroyed by it, they said. Six fire tenders could control the fire after five hours. A probe is on into cause of it.

  • Jammu Shutdown

    Shutdown affects life in Jammu region

    Jammu: A shutdown on Friday to protest alleged bovine slaughter affected life in three towns in Jammu region, with protestors attempting to block the busy Jammu-Srinagar national highway.

  • MLA Rashid’s supporters detained during march to Assembly

    Srinagar: Supporters of independent MLA Sheikh Abdul Rashid were today detained as he led a march towards Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly to protest against the alleged “sabotaging” of the bill against beef ban.

  • Best Bengali Restaurants to Visit in Mumbai

    Bengali Food has spread its roots in various parts of the country and Mumbai is no exception. Being a cosmopolitan city, it has a sizeable number of Bengalis. Apart from that, other people too are curious and interested to try out this cuisine; Bengali food is known for its subtle yet fiery flavors and its wide range of fish, chicken and lamb dishes. The deserts are some of the best and well

  • Beef party: Kashmir MLA who was thrashed stages protest

    Srinagar: Legislator Engineer Rashid, who was thrashed on Thursday by two BJP MLAs for hosting a beef party, staged a protest here on Friday and along with his supporters tried to block the entry of other lawmakers into the Jammu and Kashmir legislature complex.

  • Rs 50 cr Copyright infringement case filed against makers of Bajrangi Bhaijaan

    This year’s mega blockbuster Salman Khan-Kareena Kapoor starrer Bajrangi Bhaijaan has run into trouble. In fact the makers of the film which created waves at the box office are facing a Rs. 50 crore copyright infringement law suit that claims the entire plot line and some locations were blatantly inspired from another script.

  • Shah Rukh Khan

    Shah Rukh Khan to make a guest appearance in Aditya Chopra’s Befikre

    Ranveer Singh has been picked over Shah Rukh Khan by Aditya Chopra for his next directorial venture. However, sources from Yashraj say that SRK will be a part of Aditya’s new film Befikre. In a significant move away from the norm, Aditya Chopra has signed Ranveer Singh and not Shah Rukh Khan for his next film.

  • Aditya Pancholi

    We are not moving out going to the Supreme Court – Aditya Pancholi

    Latest news about Aditya Pancholi and family may be evicted from their rented bungalow in Juhu has resulted in a reaction from Aditya who says, “First of all we don’t live in that bungalow. But it is the place where I grew up. It’s where my parents lived for 40 years.”

  • Protestors, police clash in Srinagar over flag-hoisting

    Srinagar: Protesting youth and police clashed here on Friday during a spontaneous shutdown following hoisting of a BJP flag by a party activist at Lal Chowk. After the youths pelted police and Central Reserve Police Force troopers with stones in the uptown Maisuma locality in the morning, police used batons and tear smoke shells to disperse the protestors who, however, kept re-grouping and engaging the security forces in pitched battles. Trouble erupted

  • Beef party row: Engineer Rashid protests against J-K Govt.

    Srinagar : Engineer Rashid, an independent legislator who was thrashed by the BJP MLAs inside the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly yesterday, staged a protest along with his supporters here on Friday. The protestors led by Rashid raised slogans against the ruling BJP-PDP Government to vent their ire over yesterday’s incident. The police personnel later arrested some of the protestors to bring the situation under control. The BJP MLAs had yesterday thrashed Rashid for organising a

  • NCW to send suo moto notice to K.J. George over his bizarre remark on rape

    New Delhi: The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Friday said that it would send a suo moto notice to Karnataka Home Minister K.J. George for his bizarre remark that rape by two men is not gang-rape. NCW chief Lalitha Kumaramangalam said the Karnataka Home Minister is another example of a person who comments on violence over women without pondering over it. “He doesn’t even know what rape means and that is why he

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Ghulam Ali accepts Delhi Govt’s invite to perform in the city

    New Delhi: Pakistani singer Ghulam Ali has accepted Delhi Government’s invitation to perform in the national capital in December, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said today, amid a row over cancellation of his events in Mumbai and Pune in the face of threats by the Shiv Sena.