Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: School girl molested by 2 classmates in Thane

    Mumbai: A 14-year-old girl studying at a private school in Thane was allegedly molested by two of her male classmates inside a school bus. Later, the girl was molested again at an isolated spot in a car by her two classmates in the presence of an owner of the school bus who has been arrested for allegedly abetting the crime and the two minor boys have been sent to a remand home.

  • Indore: Ghoomer Twirl With Grace: a glimpse of Rajput culture

    Indore: Brilliant Convention Center was witness to traditions and culture of Rajputs on Sunday.  Approximately 300 Rajput women performed to traditional songs in ‘Ghoomer-Twirl with Grace,’ organised under the banner of Gathjod organization.

  • Mumbai: Shiv Sena councillor crosses limits, BMC keeps mum

    Mumbai: Despite several complaints, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) drive to take action against footpath encroachments has repeatedly failed. A case in point is the illegal construction carried out by a city councillor on a footpath which still remains as it was.

  • BJP reinstates Pachunkar after 2-yr suspension

    Dewas: BJP here on Saturday has re-inducted former mayor Sharad Pachunkar who served two years suspension from the party due to ant-party activities.

  • Pakistan cinemas to resume screening of Indian films from today

    Karachi: Cinemas in Pakistan will start screening Indian movies from Monday as film exhibitors and cinema owners lifted the a two-month self-imposed suspension on their screening that was put in place amidst Indo-Pak tensions following the Uri terror attack. Zoraish Lashari, Chairman of the Film Exhibitors Association, told reporters that after thorough discussions with parties concerned, it has been decided that screening of Indian films would resume from tomorrow.

  • Snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir raises chill in Bhopal

    BHOPAL: Snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir reduced the temperature in the state capital on Sunday, infusing chillness in the atmosphere. State capital shivered in morning hours but as the sun appeared, it provided the much-needed relief from the morning chills.

  • Court confirms ED seizure order worth 749 cr against Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy

    New Delhi: A special anti-money laundering court here has confirmed an attachment of assets order worth over Rs 749 crore issued by the ED against YSR Congress chief Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy, his wife and others in a money laundering case. The agency had attached the said assets in June this year as part of its probe against Jagan under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

  • Dewas volleyball team leaves for tourney

    Dewas: The secretary of Dewas Amateur Volleyball Association, Yogesh Baghel informed that a state-level volleyball competition will be organised from 18th-21st December at Gotegaon Narsinghpur.

  • More stashes of new currency notes seized across the country

    New Delhi: In continued post-demonetisation crackdown on black money, stashes of new notes have been seized in several states, including Rs 1.05 crore from a tea seller-turned-financier in Gujarat and nearly Rs 90 lakh in Andhra Pradesh.  Rs 12 lakh were seized by police from three alleged drug smugglers in Punjab while Rs 18 lakh in new currency notes were recovered from Sector 57 in Noida on the outskirts of national capital

  • Crucial week, in war between Tata Sons and Cyrus Mistry

    Mumbai: In what could prove to be a crucial week in the ongoing boardroom war between Tata Sons and its ousted Chairman Cyrus Mistry, four listed firms of the group will vote on resolutions to remove him as director from their boards.

  • Ajay Maken

    48.63 lakh may lose jobs: Maken

    New Delhi : As many as 48.63 lakh workers in the unorganised sector in the national capital may become unemployed due to “faulty implementation of demonetisation” and they have already started going back to their home states, Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken claimed.

  • SP inciting violence at banks: BJP

    New Delhi : The BJP on Sunday accused the ruling Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh of conspiring to incite violence as people wait in queues outside banks and ATMs, alleging that it wants the central government’s ambitious demonetisation exercise to fail ahead of the assembly elections.

  • Governmnet defends General Bipin Rawat’s appointment, cites his track record

    New Delhi: Facing attack from opposition parties, the Government on Sunday justified the appointment of Lt Gen Bipin Rawat as army chief superseding two commanders, insisting that operational experience and “general dynamism” tipped the scales in the officer’s favour.

  • Lack of preparedness led to cash crisis: Swamy

    Coimbatore: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Sunday attributed the prevailing cash crunch to lack of preparedness by the Finance Ministry before demonetising high value currencies.

  • UP voters will punish Modi for note ban: Kejri

    Lucknow: Terming demonetisation as a “conspiracy” of BJP and the Prime Minister, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said people of UP, “who made Narendra Modi the PM”, will now teach BJP a lesson for the “anti-people” step.