Free Press Journal
  • Apurva Asrani refutes Kangana’s claim of writing ‘Simran’

    Mumbai: Apurva Asrani today debunked actress Kangana Ranaut’s claim of converting her upcoming film “Simran” from one line screenplay to a full-fledged story, saying he does not understand why the actress would snatch a writer’s hardwork.

  • Honda City accident in Delhi: Lucky friend regrets ignoring ‘prank call’

    In a tragic incident in Delhi, two young children died on the spot following an accident. The accident took place at around 8.30 am on Monday. Seven youngsters toppled off a flyover in west Delhi’s Punjabi Bagh area after the Honda city car they were in broke through cement railings to fall almost 30 feet below. Two of them Ritu and Sanchit Chhabra died on the spot. Two others, Rajat, who was

  • West Bengal civic polls: TMC leading on all seven seats

    Kolkata: All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) is leading in all seven municipal corporations where civic polls were held in West Bengal.TMC won 18 out of 21 wards in Domkal Municipality under Murshidabad district. Congress won 1 and CPI(M) won 3, all of the three joined TMC later. In Raijang TMC is leading with 24, followed by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) with 1, Congress and CPI(M) with 2.

  • In pictures: Sofia Hayat gets married again, this time at the ‘Temple of Awakening’

    The so called nun Sofia Hayat is married. Yes, she is married to her Romanian boyfriend Vlad Stanescu. Her first wedding had Gods Goddesses fairies and angels’ theme, with everyone including the bride and groom dressed in royal attires and a specially designed chariot for the bride Sofia. This time the couple got married at the Temple of Awakening.

  • Deepika Padukone is at Cannes 2017, and she’s making heads turn for sure

    Deepika Padukone is at the Cannes film festival and she is all set to make her red carpet debut at 70th Cannes festival. Deepika has revealed her first look for the fest and it is fiery red. From boomerang videos to her prep, Deepika has shared it all with her fans and we love what we see. Deepika is the first Bollywood actress to walk the Cannes red carpet, followed by Aishwarya

  • Maharashtra government to hike stamp duty on gift deeds

    Mahrashtra stamp duty act has been amended and with this amendment gifting property to your relatives like children, husband, wife, sister or brother may prove to be costlier.

  • Maharashtra government to take back the hike in ready reckoner rates in Mumbai

    According to a report in English daily Indian Express the Maharashtra government will be using the not so well know rule to stay the 2017-18 ready reckoner rates for land in Mumbai Metropolitan Region. Ready Reckoner (RR) rates are market values of a property, which are determined by the government for payment of stamp duty, which directly impact the construction cost of real estate projects, since several premiums and charges collected by the municipalities

  • Salman Khan to Anushka Sharma! These Bollywood stars are true-blue pet lovers

    Apart from being actors, many Bollywood actors are pet lovers too. Recently, taking time out from her busy schedule, Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma unwind with a special one. Wait, it wasn’t a cricketer. Anushka dotes on her dog and she posted a picture of her cuddling up with the animal. She captioned the picture “Puppy lovin #NoFilter beautiful sunset.” Isn’t it oh-so-cute?

  • The drama is now over, says Karti Chidambaram on CBI raids

    Chennai: Former union minister P Chidambaram’s son Karti, whose residence was raided by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the grant of FIPB approval to INX media private Ltd, said here on Wednesday that the ‘drama’ was finally over.

  • Baahubali 2 producer Karan Johar get blackmail threat, six arrested

    With the increasing menace of piracy, several popular Bollywood films had to bear the brunt of it after their copies were leaked online leading producers to incur heavy losses. Now, the piracy threat was used to blackmail the makers of the biggest blockbuster of the year, Baahubali 2 – The Conclusion.

  • IPL 2017: Why Rising Pune Supergiant have a more than decent chance of winning

    Riding high on Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s late blitz and a splendid show from bowlers, led by Washington Sundar, Rising Pune Supergiant defeated Mumbai Indians by 20 runs to become the first finalist in IPL 2017. Mumbai Indians’ neighbours from Pune have got the better of their big city cousins on both occasions this season. The Ambani-owned franchise has everything going for it, from in-form players to playing at the Wankhede Stadium. But

  • Massive search operation on in Jammu & Kashmir’s Shopian

    Srinagar:  Security forces on Wednesday started another massive cordon and search operation in a Jammu and Kashmir village in Shopian district as a stone pelting mob tried to disrupt the operation. Police said security forces surrounded Heff-Shirmaal village in the morning following reports of militants hiding there.

  • IAS officer found dead in Lucknow

    Lucknow: A 2007 Karnataka cadre IAS officer was found dead under mysterious circumstances here in the Uttar Pradesh capital on Wednesday morning, police said. The deceased, Anurag Tiwari, a native of Bahraich district, was found dead near the state-run Meerabai VIP Guest House, the police said. The reason for Tiwari’s death is yet to be ascertained, an official told IANS.