Free Press Journal
  • When namesakes haunted ‘Netaji’ on home turf

    Lucknow : A ‘Mulayam Singh Yadav’ emerges each election season in Uttar Pradesh and once even forced ‘Netaji’ to suffix his father’s name to assert his real electoral identity.

  • Vishal Bhardwaj’s ‘Rangoon’ hits court hurdle, urgent hearing this morning

    Mumbai: The contention of the Nadia firm, who have filed the suit, is that the makers of ‘Rangoon’ have stolen the script of their movie ‘Hunterwali’ which starred Australian actress Mary Evans as the ‘Fearless Nadia’. Countering the claims of the film production firm Nadia Movietone,  lawyers appearing for producer Vishal Bharadwaj, on Wednesday informed the Bombay High Court that their client’s film, ‘Rangoon’ was based on historical events. The HC will continue the hearing

  • Dhoni travels in train with Jharkhand team after 13 years

    Kolkata: The South Eastern Railway served a very special passenger last night when its former employee Mahendra Singh Dhoni preferred to travel by train with his Jharkhand one-day cricket team from Ranchi to Howrah to participate in the Vijay Hazare Trophy here.

  • UP elections phase 4: Bundelkhand & Gandhi turf go to the polls today

    Lucknow: With more than half of the constituencies covered in the first three phases, the fourth round of polling in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections on Thursday will be crucial for all the three contenders to the Lucknow throne — the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP), the BJP and Mayawati’s Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP). At stake are 53 seats covering 12 districts.

  • Trump’s immigration plans could impact 3 lakh Indian-Americans

    Washington: Nearly 300,000 Indian-Americans are likely to be impacted by the Trump administration’s sweeping plans that put the nation’s 11 million undocumented immigrants at risk of deportation.President Donald Trump has laid the groundwork for potentially deporting millions of undocumented immigrants by issuing new guidance that drastically broadens the ways in which federal immigration laws should be enforced.”The Department no longer will exempt classes or categories of removable aliens from potential enforcement,” the

  • Mumbai: Tiny tots, moms may get care rooms at railway stations

    Mumbai: Travelling with your young ones especially has own challenges. However, to reduce such hardships during rail journey, the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) has sought space and nod from railway authorities to set up child care rooms at Mira Road and Bhayandar stations where parents especially feeding mothers to breast and  change clothes/ diapers of their tiny tots.

  • Mumbai: Parents end hunger strike after minister’s assurance

    Mumbai: The week long hunger strike of parents of St. Joseph’s High School, Panvel has finally ended. The parents called off their hunger strike on Wednesday after a positive assurance received in their meeting with the State Education Minister Vinod Tawde.

  • Mumbai: BMC relocates stalls on Mahim footpath, residents annoyed

    Mumbai: Residents of Mahim have now lost hopes for controlling the hawker menace in their region since the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) officials have shifted licenced stalls on the footpaths thereby creating more congestion and chaos.

  • Mumbai: 5 held for cheating MBBS aspirants of Rs 3 crore

    Mumbai: The Navi Mumbai police crime branch unit-1 have arrested five persons for duping 17 students to the tune of Rs 3 crore by luring students in medical colleges for the MBBS course.

  • Mumbai: INS Betwa back on even keel

    Mumbai: The Indian Navy frigate INS Betwa, which tipped over at Mumbai dockyard during refit in last December, is back on even keel on February 22.

  • Rajyogi Brahmakumar Nikunj Ji

    Shining in the Clouds

    (Writer is a spiritual educator & popular columnist for publications across India, Nepal &UK)nikunjji@gmail.com / www.bk.ooo  Most of our religious scriptures preach that non violence is the supreme religion. Therefore it can be inferred that violence is the greatest of all evils. Though it has many faces like anger, hatred and cruelty, but taking someone’s life is considered to be the highest degree of violence.