Free Press Journal
  • Harish Rawat murdered democracy, must be punished: BJP

    New Delhi: Hitting out at Harish Rawat, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday questioned the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for delaying in summoning the Uttarakhand Chief Minister in sting CD case, while asserting that the former has murdered democracy by violating Constitutional law.

  • How next budget can beat the blues

    The Union Budget for fiscal year 2017-18 will be presented one month earlier, which is a significant break from tradition. It will also be the first time that no separate budget will be presented for the Railways. This is also a year when mid-stream a new tax regime will be unfurled, namely the Goods and Services Tax (GST). Since the GST monies are distributed by a pre-determined formula, the Union Budget will have to

  • Cynicism over corruption charge against PM Narendra Modi

    The morality scale in Indian politics has taken a sharp shift in favour of cynicism. No longer do politicians lose their sleep when faced accusations of wrong doing or amassing illegal wealth. So, the prime minister is least bothered that there are charges against him for taking Rs 65 crores during his days as Gujarat chief minister.

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    Sunny Leone, gently makes her point…

    Behind that gorgeous face and lethal bod, lies a person with a cool mind and a sense of humour too. Sunny Leone is so much more than her image! Take for instance the fact that Rakhi Sawant doesn’t miss a single opportunity to hit out at her. Quiz the lovely Leone about this and she actually bursts into giggles. She admits to watching the Sawant on YouTube and finding some of the

  • Soha Ali Khan: Committed and proud to Kunal Khemu

    Soha Ali Khan has been happily married to Kunal Khemu and it’s clear that observing the sanctity of marriage is very important to her. She finds open relationships bizarre and definitely rules it out for herself. Honesty is key to a relationship and she believes that if you are in love with someone else there is no point being in the old relationship.

  • Why Satish Kaushik is wary

    Even as the CBFC draws flak for its arbitrary style of functioning, it does have its supporters like actor-filmmaker Satish Kaushik. Satish believes that the Censor Board head, Pahlaj Nihalani is simply doing his job. If old guidelines have been shared with him, he will follow those rules, points out Kaushik. In fact, he rates Nihalani as a good chairman, who has given them a lot of time, which no one else

  • Vidya Balan won’t tom-tom opinions

    We love the childish glee with which Vidya Balan reveals that she enjoys posting pictures of herself on social media so much, it has supposedly reached a point of self-obsession! It’s something she never thought she would do and she is taken aback by how easily she has embraced the medium.

  • Bhumika Chawla won’t be slotted

    Bhumika Chawla, who charmed audiences in her brief but touching outing in ‘M S Dhoni: The Untold Story’, is philosophical whether discussing life or career. She refuses to believe that Bollywood or anyone for that matter has been unfair to her. Her belief? That the only person who can be unfair to you is yourself. It’s this attitude that has seen her simply enjoying her journey in the industry. She accepts that

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    Aditi Rao Hydari beauty beliefs

    With a fabulous face like hers, the lovely Aditi Rao Hydari can afford to say that the best beauty tip that anybody can get is to be happy, as happy girls are the prettiest! The keep-it-simple star has an equally basic fashion philosophy – to be unique and be comfortable in what you’re wearing. She believes you need to be confident and use that as the most positive thing about yourself.

  • Mumbai: Penguin enclosure glass delivery delayed

    Mumbai: In yet another instance of delay in meeting an important deadline, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has failed to procure imported acrylic glass for the Humboldt penguin enclosure in Byculla Zoo. The glass was supposed to arrive in the zoo by December 23, but the birds will have to wait for a few more days as the same is likely to reach here not before next week.

  • Mumbai: Four murder convicts’ plea against ‘common intent’ junked

    Mumbai: Observing that an offence is required to be committed in furtherance of common intention of all the offenders (in a crime) for convicting an accused ‘vicariously’, the Bombay High Court dismissed an appeal of four convicts. The convicts had murdered a video game parlour operator in August 2003 in Pune.

  • Batchmate used to follow her, say murdered techie’s parents

    Pune: A 23-year-old woman IT professional from Bengal was murdered by an unidentified person after an argument between them barely a few metres from her office here, the police said as chilling details of the case emerged on Sunday.

  • Mumbai: Ashok Chavan moves against CBI probe

    Mumbai: In a bid to halt the probe by the Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI) against him in the Adarsh Society scam, former chief minister Ashok Chavan has approached the Bombay High Court. He has challenged the sanction order passed by Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao, allowing the CBI to prosecute Chavan in the scam.

  • Bhopal: Missing man found dead, protesters set houses afire

    BHOPAL: Prohibitory order has been clamped in Gormi town of Bhind district on Sunday following locals setting vehicles and three houses afire after the body of a missing person was found from Kwari River. The rioters also opened fire on police when the cops tried to control the mob.