Free Press Journal
  • Congress leaders to hold rally for separate Vidarbha

    Mumbai: Senior Congress leaders from the Vidarbha region of Maharashtra want a separate Congress unit for the region. Congress leaders Nitin Raut, Vilas Muttemwar and Satish Chaturvedi on Saturday said they would be holding a rally demanding separate Vidarbha at Chandrapur today.

  • Pro-Vidarbha Congress leaders to hold rally, seek separate PCC

    Mumbai: Senior Congress leaders from the Vidarbha region of Maharashtra want a separate Congress unit for the region. Congress leaders Nitin Raut, Vilas Muttemwar and Satish Chaturvedi on Saturday said they would be holding a rally demanding separate Vidarbha at Chandrapur today.

  • Mumbai: FYJC 2016 special round process begins today

    Mumbai: Those not happy with seats allotted to them in First Year Junior College (FYJC) admissions have a last chance to try for a better seat. The process for special round begins on Sunday.

  • Bill in Rajya Sabha  against triple talaq

    New Delhi: Even as the Supreme Court is seized of Talaq and other practices under the Muslim personal law, Congress member Husain Dalwai from Maharashtra introduced a private member”s Bill in the Rajya Sabha on Friday seeking to codification of the personal law regarding the triple Talaq.

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    NSEL Scandal: Jignesh Shah gets bail, but with riders

    Mumbai: On Saturday, a special Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court granted bail to Jignesh Shah, the chairperson of Financial Technologies (India) Limited.

  • Rio Olympics 2016: India update

    India had a mixed day at the Rio Olympics on Saturday with the men’s hockey team and rower Dattu Baban Bhokanal tasting success while the women shooters and paddlers and the tennis duo of Leander Paes and Bopanna proved to be a disappointment

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    Narendra Modi interacts with citizens Barack Obama style

    New Delhi: Moving a step further to his monthly “Mann ki Baat” programme, Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the first time on Saturday interacted with citizens in the Obama-style Town Hall meeting at the indoor Indira Gandhi Stadium complex here, answering questions posed through video-conferencing by the people from across the country and even from abroad.

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    Fresh hurdle for Hrithik Roshan’s ‘Mohenjo Daro’

    Mumbai: Even after a total of Rs 1.5 lakh cost imposed as a fine, Akashaditya Lama, the petitioner who had filed a petition against makers of the Hrithik Roshan starrer‘Mohenjo Daro’, has decided to challenge the decision of the single-bench of Bombay High Court.

  • Rio: Blast at cycling track, bullet rips media tent

    Rio de Janeiro: The Rio Olympics got off to a troubled start on Saturday as a loud blast erupted near the cycling race’s finish line and a bullet ripped through the media tent at the equestrian venue.

  • 7 more changes in GST-related bill?

    New Delhi: The Lok Sabha will consider on Monday seven major changes made by the Rajya Sabha on Thursday while clearing the Constitution amendment bill relating to the Goods and Services Tax (GST) by a huge consensus.

  • Cinema goers to make informed choice on films!

    New Delhi: The 6-member panel of noted film professionals, headed by veteran director Shyam Benegal, has sought to clip powers of the censor board by recommending to let the viewers make informed viewing choices on films.

  • Stone rage pushing Kashmir back to Stone Age

    Srinagar : It’s been almost a month and Kashmir is still in disarray. The region has been locked down – the separatists have been raging over the July 8 killing of Hizbul commander Burhan Wani, and the security forces are sparing no effort to retaliate.

  • Wake up call to PM to restore peace in valley

    NEW DELHI : Rajya Sabha Opposition leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Saturday gave a wakeup call to Prime Minister Modi to take urgent steps for restoring a ‘sense of security’ among the people in the Kashmir valley locked up with curfew for the past one month.

  • Clashes erupt in Shopian, Anantnag

    Srinagar : Clashes broke out between protesters and security forces in Anantnag and Shopian districts of south Kashmir on Saturday even as curfew continued in many parts of the Valley and normal life remained paralysed for the 29 consecutive day.

  • Zeal to fulfill dreams keeps me going: Modi

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said ‘zeal to fulfill dreams of 125 crore Indians’ keeps him in a mission mode as he recalled often being asked how is he able to travel so much or whether he gets ‘jetlagged’.

  • Fortis mulls use of drones for heart transplants

    Thane : The Fortis Hospital in Mulund here is planning to collaborate with IIT-Bombay to employ drones to transport hearts in case of transplants in a bid to save travel time and lives.

  • Kuwaiti held for funding Indian IS sympathisers

    Mumbai/New Delhi : A Kuwaiti national identified as Abdulla Hadi Abdul Rehman Al-Enezi (32) was arrested on Saturday in Kuwait for his suspected links to ISIS terror outfit and for recruiting Areeb Majeed from Kalyan.