Free Press Journal
  • Birthday Special: Mamta Kulkarni and underworld don Vicky Goswami’s love story

    Former Bollywood actress Mamta Kulkarni turns 46 today. She was a 90s bombshell who made fans crazy. Born on April 20, 1972 into a Maharashtrian family, Mamta got name and fame quickly in the film industry, but not for much time. In 2000, she went missing, and it was later revealed that she was in touch with the underworld. A look at the personal and profession life of Mamta Kulkarni.

  • Sathyaraj aka Katappa is causing trouble for ‘Baahubali’ again. Here’s how

    Even as the million dollar question of why Katappa killed ‘Baahubali remains a mystery, the release of the much-awaited sequel of ‘Baahubali: The Beginning’, directed by SS Rajamouli, is expected to face problems in Karnataka. As the protest against the film’s release reached fever pitch, Rajamouli released a video appeal on Facebook to all Kannadigas to allow the film to be released.

  • Rajnath Singh appeals to all states to ensure safety of Kashmiris

    New Delhi: In the wake of the Chittorgarh incident, where a group of Kashmiri students at a private university in Rajasthan were allegedly called terrorists and beaten up by the locals, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday appealed to all the states to ensure the safety of the Kashmiris.

  • Mumbai: Pupils cheat biometric attendance system at ICT

    Mumbai: Students of the Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT) at Matunga have raised concerns over the compulsory 75% attendance as an enforcement to attend lectures. Many students found ways to cheat the biometric attendance system to tackle the attendance enforcement.

  • Mulayam Singh Yadav has electricity bill worth Rs. 4 lakh: SDO

    Etawah: In wake of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s emphasis on eliminating VIP culture from Uttar Pradesh, an inspection conducted by a team of electricity officials revealed that former chief minister Mulayam Singh Yadav has unpaid electricity bills worth Rs. 4 lakh.

  • BJP, AAP, Congress leaders step up campaign for MCD polls

    New Delhi: With a day left for campaigning for the municipal polls in Delhi, leaders of various political parties, including the AAP, BJP and the Congress, on Thursday stepped up their efforts to woo voters through rallies, audio-video messages and door-to-door canvassing.

  • H-1B not immigration but trade, services issue: India

    New Delhi: With US President Donald Trump ordering tougher conditions for issuance of H-1B visas, the biggest beneficiaries of which are Indians, a senior official here said on Thursday that it is not a matter concerning immigration but that of trade and services.

  • Snap poll expected to strengthen Theresa May

    Every time there is a comparison drawn between British Prime Minister Theresa May and a former woman premier ‘Iron lady’ Margaret Thatcher it ends up in the argument that the former is an unelected incumbent while Thatcher had been through the rough and tumble of elections and competitive politics. By announcing a snap poll for June 8, Theresa May will, among other things, get over that handicap if she wins, as is widely expected.

  • Vijay-Mallya

    Mallya’s arrest in UK makes him vulnerable

    True to its promise, the determination and persistent approach of the Modi government in the Vijay Mallya case, both diplomatically and legally, has paid off if one goes by the arrest of the tycoon by Scotland Yard in London. Though Mallya was released on bail in three hours, the core of his arguments against banks and investigators in India which has been that he hadn’t borrowed the money that is owed to banks by

  • I love myself just the way I am, says Urvashi Dholakia

    Urvashi Dholakia, who played the iconic role of Komolika Basu in ‘Kasautii Zindagii Kay’ was recently subjected to body shaming. The pretty actress, met her friend and out of no context, he told her that she looked beautiful, but she needed to lose some weight. Miffed by this incident Urvashi vented out her emotions on social networking sites. She wrote, “I hate the thought of size zero. I love myself just the

  • Congress must change its 132-year-old script

    FOR the Congress, it is the same old story of paralysis. Its leadership continues to wallow in indecision and confusion. Even the 2014 shocker has not served as a wake-up call. The string of electoral drubbings notwithstanding, it is still business as usual. The party has already wasted precious three years betraying little remorse.

  • Economists refute note ban’s ‘success’

    THE fact that almost the entire stock of demonetised currency had entered the banking system showed the ease with such individuals and organisations could get better of the system. The belief that the tax compliance would improve has not happened so far. In fact, the immediate outcome is just the opposite.

  • IS claims responsibility for Paris shooting that killed 1, injured 2

    Paris: Islamic State (IS) terror group has claimed responsibility for the shooting here in the French capital that saw a gunman open fire on a police van, killing one officer and injuring two, media reports said.  The terrorist network’s news agency identified the attacker as Belgian man Abu Yusuf al-Baljiki in a tweet taking credit for the Thursday night attack, the New York Post reported. IS said the assault was the work

  • Mumbai: NIA court issues non bailable warrant against Zakir Naik

    Mumbai: The Special National Investigating Agency (NIA) Court on Thursday has issued Non-Bailable Warrant (NBW) against the controversial Islamic Preacher Dr Zakir Naik in a terror case for his alleged role in it.

  • Remembering ‘Sare Jahan se Accha’ writer Muhammad Iqbal with his poetic shayaris

    Muhammad Iqbal popularly known as ‘Allama Iqbal’ is considered as one of the prominent figures in Urdu literature and is admired as a celebrated poet in India, Pakistan and Iran. His first poetry book ‘Asrar-e-Khudi’ was published in 1915. Other books penned by him are Rumuz-i-Bekhudi, Payam-i-Mashriq and Zabur-i-Ajam. He is called as the ‘Spiritual father of Pakistan’ and his birthday, Iqbal Day, is a public holiday. The Pakistan government has officially

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    Pune: Teenager sodomises his 7-year-old cousin

    Pune: In a shocking case, a teenager boy sodomised his seven-year-old cousin brother on the pretext of playing games. Accused along with his friend made a video of the sexual assault and uploaded on the social networking site. Both accused have fled while police have invoked POCSO against them.

  • Maharashtra: 123 die of swine flu this year

    Nashik: Total 123 persons have died of swine flu in Maharashtra between January to April while total 631 persons were affected. However, a massive follow-up by the government departments has managed to contain the disease. This information was given by Maharashtra Government health ministry consultant Dr Nitin Bilolikar and State Survey (epidemics) Officer Dr Pradeep Aute in Nashik.