Free Press Journal
  • Inaction of Pune police forces Osho’s disciple to approach HC

    Mumbai : Aggrieved by the ‘inaction’ of Pune police, a disciple of spiritual guru Osho has approached the Bombay High Court and sought for transfer of the investigations to Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI).

  • Mamta Kulkarni’s 8 bank accounts frozen

    Mumbai : The Thane crime branch sleuths have frozen at least eight bank accounts of former film actress Mamta Kulkarni in Gujarat and Mumbai amounting to more than Rs 90 lakh in connection with the ephedrine drug cartel.According to a senior police official, all the eight bank accounts were frozen this week as part of the probe in the case.

  • Tantrik arrested for assaulting woman sexually

    Mumbai : The Khandeshwar police arrested a tantrik for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman on the pretext of blessing her with a child.

  • Admissions: Last chance for those who missed out

    Mumbai: There is a last chance for those technical course aspirants who missed out on the admission process when it began. The government has decided to give an opportunity to candidates aspiring for engineering, pharmacy, architecture, hotel management and other undergraduate courses to make online registration, document verification and confirmation. The Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) had approached the state government for permission to make these candidates eligible for management seats. DTE

  • Dalits set to hold mass meet in Ahmedabad

    Ahmedabad : Dalit rights groups will hold a mass gathering in Sabarmati area here on Sunday to register their protest over the brutal thrashing of fellow community members in Una taluka, after organisers agreed to hold the event at a changed venue for which police gave their nod. Earlier, the organisers had decided to hold the event outside the Collector Office here, to which the police had denied permission stating that it might

  • Avoid frequent RS disruptions, Ansari tells members

    New Delhi: Vice President M Hamid Ansari on Saturday said frequent disruptions in Rajya Sabha create a bad impression in the public mind and asked members to adhere to allocated time of the proceedings while noting that parliament sittings have declined significantly.

  • ADMK woman MP ‘slaps’ DMK’s MP at the Delhi airport

    Chennai : In an embarrassing incident, two Rajya Sabha MPs belonging to the rival AIADMK and DMK were allegedly involved in a heated exchange-cum-fisticuff at the Delhi airport on Saturday afternoon. Following the clash, both the MPs – Sasikala Pushpa of AIADMK and ‘Tiruchy’ Siva of the DMK, cancelled their flights and stayed put in New Delhi.

  • Missing plane: Parrikar monitoring situation

    Pune : Defence Minister Manohar Parikkar on Saturday visited the family of flight lieutenant Kunal Barpatte, who was navigating the Indian Air Force transport plane when it went missing, and reassured them that he was personally monitoring the situation.Parrikar expressed his shock and sympathy to the parents of the officer. “I am shocked. This was one of the IAF’s safest and sturdiest aircraft. How can it go down? I am personally monitoring the

  • Why RSS chief is camping outside London in a tent

    London : RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat has joined over 2,200 people from across Britain and Europe at a three-day mega event organised by UK-based charity Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh to celebrate its golden jubilee. Bhagwat, who arrived at Hertfordshire (about 50 km from London) on Thursday, will address the ‘Sanskriti MahaShibir’ on Sunday, the concluding day of the event.

  • Concerned over ‘rising intolerance’ in India: US

    Washington : Expressing concern over reports of “rising intolerance and violence” in India, the US has asked the Indian government to do “everything in its power” to protect citizens and to bring to justice the perpetrators.

  • Aamir’s ‘leave India’ jibe ‘arrogant’: Parrikar

    Pune: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday took a jibe at Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan as he raked up his remark about leaving the country and described it as ‘arrogant’. “One actor had said that his wife wants to live out of India. It was an arrogant statement. If I am poor and my house is small, I will still love my house and always dream to make a bungalow out of

  • Bandh disrupts life in Bengaluru

    Bengaluru : The Karnataka bandh called by pro-Kannada activists on Saturday brought life to a standstill in Bengaluru and many parts of the state. Buses, cabs, autos were off the roads and protesters took to the streets in the IT city. Shops, malls, offices and schools remained shut in the city.