Free Press Journal
  • Despite protest fears, Ghulam Ali’s event is on track

    Lucknow : Despite threats of disruptions by some Hindu fringe groups, the performance of Pakistani ghazal maestro Ghulam Ali at the ‘Sankat Mochan Sangeet  Samaroh’ in Varanasi was on track, the organisers said on Saturday.

  • 97-year-old man in Bihar appears for MA exam

    Patna : A 97-year-old man, who had graduated in 1938, has appeared in an exam for a post-graduate degree of Nalanda Open University (NOU).

  • Rahul changes ideology like a T-shirt: TMC

    Kolkata : On a day when Rahul Gandhi castigated West Bengal’s Mamata Banerjee government over corruption, the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) hit back at the Congress vice president for “changing his ideology like a T-shirt”.

  • Red faces in TMC after Derek’s morphed photo

    Kolkata : Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha member Derek O’Brien on Saturday caused embarrassment to his party after it was revealed that he had showed a photoshopped picture in his bid to prove close links between CPI-M and BJP leaders. Both the BJP and the CPI-M threatened legal action.

  • Indian call centers draw Trump ridicule!

    Washington :  Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump used fake Indian accent to mock a call center representative in India.

  • Hema got Rs 70 cr land for 1.75 lakh!

    Mumbai : Bollywood actress and lawmaker Hema Malini has been allotted land worth Rs 70 crore for just Rs 1.75 lakh for a dance academy in upmarket Oshiwara here under a revised policy of Maharashtra government, an RTI query has revealed.

  • Kanhaiya takes a swipe at Modi

    Mumbai :  Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students’ union leader Kanhaiya Kumar on Saturday launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and demanded that the government stop “jumlas” (false promises) and start “working” as public patience was wearing out.

  • Repairing of Vakola flyover causes traffic jam on WEH

    Mumbai : The Western Express Highway since Saturday afternoon saw bad traffic jam due to reparations of the Vakola flyover. Due to the road congestion, all the traffic got diverted to the SV Road at Santacruz. The flyover towards CST is shut for two days for its joint-replacement, said a traffic official.

  • Deonar fire: Two more scrap dealers arrested

    Mumbai : Two more scrap dealers were arrested by the Shivaji Nagar Police late on Thursday night, in connection with the Deonar dumping ground fires. They were presented before the Metropolitan Magistrate’s court at Kurla on Friday and have been awarded police custody till April 25, when the next hearing will take place. Deputy Commissioner of Police Sangramsing Nishandar confirmed the arrests.

  • CR runs summer special trains

    Mumbai: The Central Railway is doing its best to lessen its long-distance travelers’ inconvenience by not only running many summer special trains but the officers are themselves visiting Central Railway terminals and guiding passengers on their travel to the north, east and south of the country. The CR in this summer will run around 500 summer special long-distance trains. Of those, over 90 summer special trains are for North India and rest

  • Pilot sacked for cockpit tryst with airhostess

    New Delhi: Budget carrier SpiceJet has terminated the services of a commander for allegedly making an airhostess sit in the cockpit with him and asking the co-pilot to sit out during one of its flights to Bangkok from Kolkata and back.

  • Uttarakhand battle moves to Parliament

    New Delhi : Upping the ante on the Uttarakhand political crisis, Congress leaders have given notices for suspension of the question hour and adoption of a resolution condemning the imposition of President’s Rule there when the Budget Session resumes after the recess. The session promises to be a stormy one with many Opposition parties closing ranks over the political crisis in Uttarakhand.

  • Emails circulated by Hrithik are out of context, unreliable: Kangana’s lawyer

    Mumbai: In a fresh development, actress Kangana Ranaut’s lawyer has termed her emails submitted by actor Hrithik Roshan to the Cyber Crime Investigation Cell as being “out-of-context, unreliable and unverified”. However, these claims have been contested by Hrithik’s lawyers saying that Kangana Ranaut is lying about this. Further, his lawyers have stated that they are not interested in playing the game of notices and counter-notices. “We are only pursuing this to bring

  • Sena activist stokes chappal controversy

    Mumbai : A local Shiv Sena leader on Saturday stoked a controversy by saying that Bhumata Brigade chief Trupti Desai would be hit with “slippers” if she tried to enter the Haji Ali Dargah but the gender equality campaigner said that she will go ahead with the plan on April 28.