Free Press Journal
  • ‘Pujari men’ target bar in Vile Parle

    Mumbai : Two unidentified men who claimed to be members of the Ravi Pujari gang allegedly tried to threaten and extort money at Gazali bar in Vile Parle.

  • FIR lodged in Kailash Kher case

    Mumbai : Pursuant to the directions from the Bombay High Court, the DN Nagar police registered a First Information Report (FIR) against three businessmen, who allegedly duped Bollywood and Sufi singer Kailash Kher of Rs. 3.50 crore.

  • ‘India can conduct more such strikes’

    Panaji: Praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the surgical strikes, Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday said India has the capability to conduct more such strikes and should regain control of the PoK. The Sena chief, however, took a dim view of Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar’s remark crediting the “RSS teachings” for the decision to conduct the surgical strike.

  • SP state executive holds first meet under Shivpal

    Lucknow: Amid a feud in the Samajwadi Party, the first meeting of the newly constituted state executive on Saturday discussed preparations for the party’s 25th anniversary celebrations and the Uttar Pradesh Assembly election. “The first meeting of the executive, under state unit chief Shivpal Singh Yadav, discussed at length the strategy for making the 25th anniversary celebrations slated for November 5 a big success and a historical event,” SP spokesman Ambika Chaudhary

  • Jat leaders may have to pay for quota stir losses

    New Delhi : Haryana may face yet another Jat agitation as their leaders have been served notices for recovery of losses to the public and private properties in the violence during the stir they had led eight months ago for reservation to the job community in employment and college admissions.

  • Railways’ surge pricing fails to boost revenue

    New Delhi : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu may not readily admit, but the flexi fare scheme he introduced in premium trains to shore up the railways’ revenue has flopped.

  • Ram, Krishna circuits in UP to woo Hindu voters?

    New Delhi : The Tourism Ministry headed by Dr Mahesh Sharma has kicked off Ramayana and Krishna tourism circuits in Uttar Pradesh as part of its Swadesh Darshan programme, with an apparent eye on the upcoming assembly elections in February.

  • They wanted to kill him: Eyewitness

    New Delhi : As a mob of around 30 students rained blows, abuses and communal slurs on JNU student Najeeb Ahmed on the night of October 14, some of them could be heard saying tauntingly, “Issko 72 houron ke paas bhejna hai (We will send him to 72 virgins)”.

  • Iraqi forces shoot down 48 IS gunmen in Kirkuk

    Kirkuk (Iraq) : Iraqi security forces have killed 48 of the gunmen who stormed parts of Kirkuk in a shock attack claimed by the Islamic State group, the city’s police chief said.

  • Iraqi journalist killed in Kirkuk fighting

    Baghdad :  An Iraqi cameraman was killed  covering a military offensive to wrest the city of Mosul back from the Islamic State group, his channel said. The young reporter was killed “covering the battle” near the village of Al-Shura, south of Mosul, Al Sumaria TV said in a short news flash on its website.

  • UK airport evacuated after ‘chemical scare’

    London : Scotland Yard is probing a chemical incident at London City Airport, a day after several people were treated for breathing difficulties, leading to mass evacuation and delays in flights.

  • Hillary campaign base evacuated over suspicious white powder

    New York : Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s campaign office in New York was evacuated after receiving a letter with a suspicious “white powdered substance”, according to officials. However, the New York Police Department (NYPD) has confirmed that the substance tested negative for harmful substances in a preliminary investigation, CNN reported.

  • Cameroon train crash: 53 killed, hundreds injured

    Yaounde : At least 60 were killed when a packed passenger train derailed between Cameroon’s two main cities, a hospital source in the capital Yaounde said today, giving a new toll the day after the accident.

  • First woman to scale Everest dies at 77

    Cairo : An Egyptian criminal court confirmed a 20-year prison sentence given to Mohammed Morsi for inciting violence during demonstrations in 2012, the first final verdict in a case against the former president.