Free Press Journal
  • Ravindra Gaikwad refuses to apologies, says ‘Air India official is mad’

    Mumbai: Refusing to apologies to the Air India official whom he allegedly thrashed, Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad on Saturday said he would only tender an apology from Parliament for disrespecting its dignity. Asserting that it was a small conflict, Gaikwad said the staff of the airline is mad and around eight such cases of indulging into brawl have been registered against him.

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    ‘Baahubali’ made people believe that I can act: Tamannaah Bhatia

    Mumbai: The fashion show of ‘Baahubali 2’ collection was showcased on Frinday in Mumbai. The actress of ‘Baahubali 2’ Tamannaah Bhatia walked the ramp and set the stage on fire wearing a Saurabh Kant Srivastav black and golden outfit.

  • Fire breaks out at Kamal Haasan’s house in Chennai, actor escapes unhurt

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan on Saturday said he escaped a fire accident at his residence here on Friday night. He also clarified that no one got hurt.  “Thanks to my staff. Escaped a fire at my house. Lungs full of smoke; I climbed down from the third floor. I am safe, No one hurt. Goodnight,” Haasan tweeted early on Saturday.

  • Taditional values, Yoga helpful in treating depression: Prez

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee said traditional Indian values and Yoga can become good mechanisms to support people suffering from mental health disorders and noted that social stigma attached to such conditions remains a “major” problem in India. On World Health Day, Mukherjee asked to focus on traditional support systems, social support systems and spiritual beliefs and practices in providing wellbeing to all.

  • IT conducts tax raids on TN minister, actor Sarath Kumar

    Chennai : Amidst the political heat generated in Dr Radhakrishnan Nagar Assembly constituency in Chennai, where a by-election is due on April 12, sleuths of the Income Tax Department conducted searches in 35 premises belonging to Tamil Nadu Health Minister C Vijaya Baskar, actor-politician R Sarath Kumar and Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University Vice Chancellor Dr Geethalakshmi and some associates.

  • Amid China oppn, Dalai Lama reaches Tawang

    Tawang (Arunachal Pradesh): Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, set foot in Tawang for the second time in seven years as part of his visit to Arunachal Pradesh that has triggered strident protests by China.

  • BJP leader rubbishes ‘racism’ in India with racist remark

    New Delhi : Former BJP MP Tarun Vijay on Friday kicked up a racism row after he appeared to suggest that Indians cannot be called racist as people live with those from South India who are “black”.

  • Court pulls up Sidhu over appearance on TV show

    Chandigarh : The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Friday deferred the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking a restrain order against Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu’s participation on ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’ on a private television channel till May 11, according to a report by ANI.

  • 3 soldiers killed in Ladakh avalanche

     Jammu : Army on Friday found bodies of three soldiers who were missing after multiple avalanches struck their post in Batalik sector of Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir.

  • LG cancels allotment of bungalow for AAP office

    New Delhi : Accusing the BJP of playing dirty politics, the AAP on Friday said Delhi Lt. Governor Anil Baijal has cancelled the allotment of a bungalow at 206 Rouse Avenue, renamed Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Marg, that houses the AAP headquarters.

  • Sack Lalu’s sons over soil scam, demands BJP leader

    Patna : Demanding resignation of the deputy chief minister Tejeshwai Yadav and forest and environment minister Tejpratap Yadav, former deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Friday, claimed, the RJD president Lalu Prasad, father of the two ministers had opposed demonetisation as he had invested black money in the company which has his wife and children as directors.

  • Modi sets protocol aside, receives Sheikh Hasina at airport

    New Delhi : Delhi Police on Friday were in the dark about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s plan to visit the airport to receive Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, and he travelled with no route restrictions in place. Police said all security concerns were adequately addressed after they learnt about his airport visit.

  • Ontario govt terms Sikh riots as genocide, India rejects move

    New Delhi : The Legislative assembly of Ontario has passed a motion extending the official recognition to the 1984 riots as Sikh “genocide” in India, which has strongly rejected the proposal terming it as “misguided”.

  • Kejriwal shattered my dream: Hazare

    Ralegan-Siddhi (Maharashtra) : Veteran anti-corruption crusader Kisan Baburao alias Anna Hazare said on Friday that he was pained to read about the allegations against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in the Shunglu Committee Report.

  • Twitter rejects US effort to unmask anti-Trump users

    The lawsuit, filed by Twitter, revealed that the Department of Homeland Security and US Customs and Border Protection had sought the unmasking of the @ALT_USCIS account holder who has been
    criticizing President Donald Trump’s administration.
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  • Bhopal: Babulal Gaur’s scheme relaunched with new name

    BHOPAL: The state government, on Friday, launched Deendayal Rasoi Scheme, repackaging the Ram Roti Scheme initiated by the (then) UAD minister Babulal Gaur seven years back. The scheme was launched by Gaur on 25 December, 2010 – the birth anniversary of Deendayal Upadhyaya.