Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai slum dwellers stage protest for housing under SRA

    Mumbai: Slum dwellers of suburban Malad, who have been demonstrating over a fortnight on the Western Express Highway here, today threatened to intensify their agitation if their demand of accommodation for those who lived on upper floors of shanties under state’s Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) scheme, is not met.

  • Vijay Mallya

    Vijay Mallya PMLA case: ED replies to Interpol

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has sent a detailed communication, along with legal inputs, to the Interpol which had recently sought some “clarifications” from it before notifying an arrest warrant against liquor baron Vijay Mallya, who is wanted in a money laundering case emerging from an alleged Rs 900 crore bank loan fraud.

  • Usain Bolt

    Usain Bolt wins 100m in 9.88 seconds at Racers GP

    Kingston (Jamaica): Triple World and Olympic champion Usain Bolt graced local fans with a blistering season’s best run of 9.88 seconds to win the men’s 100 metres at the inaugural Jamaica National Racers Grand Prix now on at the National Stadium. His is the second fastest time this year in the event, reports CMC.

  • Amid ‘Udta Punjab’ row, CBFC clears Punjabi film on drugs issue

    Mumbai: In the wake of the ongoing controversy over certification of Bollywood film “Udta Punjab”, based on the menace of drugs in Punjab, the censor board has cleared Punjabi filmmaker Baljeet Singh’s upcoming film “Dhee Punjab Di” with a ‘U’ certificate. It examines the impact of female foeticide and Punjab drug epidemic.

  • RS Polls: Bhupinder Singh Hooda demands through inquiry by EC

    Chandigarh: Former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda today demanded a thorough inquiry by the Election Commission, including a forensic examination of the pens with which the votes were cast, a day after votes of 14 legislators were cancelled leading to victory of a BJP-backed Independent candidate.

  • anurag thakur

    BCCI chief Anurag Thakur to back ‘Big Three’ formula in ICC meeting

    Karachi: Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Anurag Thakur is likely to back the continuation of `Big three`, featuring the cricket boards of India, England and Australia, in the annual International Cricket Council (ICC) meeting to be held in the last week of June in London.

  • BJP’s Varun Gandhi emerges as a poster boy in Allahabad

    Allahabad: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s name may be doing rounds as the chief ministerial candidate in Uttar Pradesh, but it is Sultanpur MP Varun Gandhi who has emerged as the BJP “poster boy” here with hundreds of his hoardings dotting the city where the party is holding its two-day National Executive conclave.

  • Eminent journalist Inder Malhotra cremated

    New Delhi: Mortal remains of eminent journalist Inder Malhotra were today cremated at the Lodhi Road crematorium in the presence of his family members, former prime minister Manmohan Singh, a large number of journalists, diplomats and people from different walks of life.

  • SBI begins working on framework for subsidiaries merger

    Mumbai: State-run banking behemoth SBI has set up a crack team to prepare a framework for amalgamation of five associate banks with itself, even as the political opposition to the proposed move is gaining ground and the government approval is still awaited.

  • Priyanka Chopra in Bihar

    Priyanka bags Teen Choice Awards nomination for ‘Quantico’

    New Delhi: Bollywood’s desi girl, Priyanka Chopra, who won the Favourite Actress in a New TV series award for ‘Quantico’ at the People’s Choice Awards 2016, has now been nominated for 2016 ‘Teen Choice Awards.