Free Press Journal
  • Kiren Rijiju asks Manipur govt to bring back normalcy in state

    New Delhi: Union Minister Kiren Rijiju today asked the Manipur government to bring back normalcy in the state by removing the economic blockade imposed by a Naga group on its highway as he embarks on a day-long visit to Manipur.

  • Death toll in Mexico fireworks market blast rises to 35

    Tultepec: The death toll in a fiery wave of blasts at Mexico’s largest fireworks market has risen to 35, authorities have said as mourners held funerals for people killed in the tragedy.

  • Australia Police: Christmas Day bomb plot foiled

    Sydney: An Islamic State-inspired Christmas Day terror plot targeting central Melbourne with explosives has been foiled after raids across the city resulted in seven arrests, police said today.

  • What! Salman says he hates Aamir

    New Delhi: Superstar Salman Khan is all praises for Aamir Khan’s ‘Dangal’ and even said he hates the actor professionally.

  • Happy birthday to Colo: Oldest gorilla in US turns 60

    Columbus: She is a mother of three, grandmother of 16, great-grandmother of 12 and great-great-grandmother of three. She recently had surgery to remove a malignant tumor, but doctors say she’s doing well.

  • BJP asks is Rahul Gandhi more wise than Supreme Court?

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) on Friday asked if Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi is wiser than the Supreme Court of India by alleging that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in cahoots with the Sahara and Birla business groups.

  • Dark clouds over sacked Tamil Nadu chief secretary P. Rammohan Rao

    With the removal of Tamil Nadu chief secretary P. Rammohan Rao, a chapter in the murky goings-on in the secretariat in that southern bastion of the AIADMK has ended. The extensive raids on the offices and premises of Rammohan Rao and his son Vivek who has substantial business interests in Tamil Nadu and Andhra had raised uncomfortable questions of propriety. Rammohan Rao was the first secretary in late J Jayalalithaa’s Office and was foisted

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    Maharashtra fishermen withdraw stir ahead of Narendra Modi visit

    Mumbai: Fishermen in Maharashtra protesting against a proposed Shivaji Maharaj memorial off Mumbai coast have decided to withdraw their agitation, a day before Prime Minister Narendra Modi lays the foundation stone.

  • Ball in Rahul Gandhi’s court to prove charges against Modi

    Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s charge against Prime Minister Narendra Modi that as chief minister of Gujarat he took money from the Sahara and Aditya Birla corporate conglomerates can make or mar the two main actors in the drama — Prime Minister Modi and the scion of the Nehru-Gandhi family Rahul Gandhi. On the face of it, the charge is neither new nor supported by proof. It was first made in the Supreme Court by

  • Allegations despite CJI J.S Khehar’s integrity

    The appointment of Justice J.S.Khehar as the 44th Chief Justice of India (CJI) for only  eight months evoked controversy with Supreme Court lawyer Prashant Bhushan asking the judge to recuse himself from hearing a petition against Narendra Modi for allegedly receiving bribes from two business houses when he was Gujarat chief minister.

  • What’s in a name? Votes, they think

    Is this going to be now a regular affair and will all old names be banished? Intriguingly, many old colonial names are still in use and no one has a clue of what the new ones are, even if they were changed years ago — Peddar Road, Warden Road and Napean Sea Road are still called that by every Mumbai resident; tell a cabbie the new name and he will look blank. The official

  • Mumbai: Air Intelligence Unit arrests passenger with Rs 28 lakh in new notes

    Mumbai: The Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) arrested one passenger who had concealed Rs. 28 lakh of the new series of Rs 2000 bank notes in his jeans. The passenger, Ashraf Unichiram Veettil, was holding Indian passport and was intercepted at Mumbai airport on Thursday when he was trying to catch a Jet Airways flight for Dubai.

  • Mumbai: BEST installs mobile towers to cut losses

    Mumbai: In a bid to cut down losses being incurred by the BEST (Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport), the undertaking has decided to lease out their premises for installing 73 mobile phone towers. The undertaking is slated to generate an estimated Rs 49 crores by renting out spaces to the various telecom companies.

  • Mumbai: Zarina files contempt plea against Rabiya

    Mumbai: In what can spell more trouble to Rabiya Khan, actress Zarina Wahab has filed a contempt of court petition against her in the Bombay High Court.

  • Mumbai: Decapitated body of youth found in Aarey

    Mumbai: The decapitated body of a 22-year-old boy in Aarey colony was found on Thursday morning triggering sensation among local residents. The deceased has been identified as Brandon Kashmiro Gonsalvis, who went missing since December 19 from Dindoshi.