Free Press Journal
  • BJP leader, eight others arrested for running `sex racket’

    Bhopal: Cyber Crime Cell of Madhya Pradesh police today arrested a leader of BJP’s Anusuchit Jati Morcha (Scheduled Castes wing) and eight others on the charge of running a sex racket. BJP expelled Neeraj Shakya, media in-charge of its Scheduled Caste wing, following his arrest. The accused were running a sex racket through an escort service website, police said.

  • Central Railway wants to rope in clean-up marshals

    Mumbai: The Central Railway (CR) has decided to hire clean-up marshals to curb littering and spitting at train stations in the metropolis. The move comes after none of the stations under CR or Western Railway (WR) in Mumbai featured in the top 10 cleanest railway station list.

  • Indian woman tells court she was forced to marry in Pakistan

    Islamabad: The Islamabad High Court continued hearing the case of Indian woman Uzma, who reiterated on Friday that she was “forced to marry” her Pakistani husband Tahir Ali, and requested the court to allow her to return to India.

  • Kulbhushan Jadhav

    No info from Pak on Jadhav’s condition

    New Delhi: India may have got a breather from the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case, but his well-being still remains a matter of concern as Pakistan has provided no information about his location or health condition.

  • Five killed in Jharkhand over sand mining dispute

    Ranchi: Five persons were killed over a sand mining dispute in Jharkhand’s Garhwa district on Friday. Sanjit Singh, who has been awarded the sand mining contract, allegedly opened fire at the villagers who were opposing the sand mining in Jatpura village in Garhwa district on Friday, according to the police.

  • Javier Bardem did it for wife

    Oscar winning actor Javier Bardem says he was happy to be part of “Pirates Of The Carribean” franchise because of his wife and actress Penelope Cruz.The actor says he saw his wife having a great time while shooting for the 2011 film “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides”, and he knew he would also have a great time.

  • Vidyut Jammwal promises spectacular action in ‘Commando 3’

    Vidyut Jammwal says the third instalment of the “Commando” franchise will have “spectacular action”, and he has already started prepping for it.The actor added that the script of the film is still being worked upon. “You can expect some more spectacular action for sure. They are still writing the script (for the third part). I don’t have much of an idea about the script or anything. But I am working on what

  • Mehta sends legal notice to Kangana

    Kangana Ranaut is undoubtedly controversy’s favourite child. “Simran” writer Apurva Asrani recently accused her for taking credit for his work in the movie and now filmmaker Ketan Mehta has sent her a legal notice for “hijacking” his dream project on Rani Lakshmi Bai.

  • Imtiaz Ali always expects to work with Ranbir Kapoor

    Imtiaz Ali has directed Ranbir Kapoor in films like “Rockstar” and “Tamasha” but it seems like the director is not tired of working with the “Barfi!” actor.”I always expect to do a film with Ranbir. When I was shooting with him in ‘Tamasha’, I clicked a few of his pictures and sent them to Rajkumar Hirani saying that he already looks so much like Sanjay Dutt, which is a big compliment for

  • Tiger Shroff , the desi Rambo

    The actor has officially given his nod for the remake of superstar Sylvester Stallone’s hit-action movie

  • Congress alleges mega-scam in Mumbai-Nagpur expressway

    Mumbai: The Congress on Friday alleged a major road scam worth thousands of crores of rupees in the proposed 706-km-long Mumbai-Nagpur Expressway, perpetrated at the level of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.Mumbai Congress President Sanjay Nirupam said the request for qualification (RFQ) for constructing the expressway — named ‘Maharashtra Samruddhi Corridor’ (MSC) — linking the eastern and western parts of the state, was allegedly altered by Fadnavis at the last minute.

  • Swedish prosecutors drop rape probe against Assange

    Stockholm: Swedish prosecutors today dropped a seven-year rape investigation into Julian Assange, a legal victory for the WikiLeaks founder who has been holed up in the Ecuadoran embassy in London since 2012.

  • NIA orders enquiry into Hurriyat funding by Pakistani terrorists

    New Delhi: In what can be termed as a major breakthrough for the Centre in the ongoing Kashmir unrest, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday registered a preliminary enquiry into the funding of Hurriyat leaders Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Naeem Khan and others in Jammu and Kashmir by Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief Hafiz Saeed and other Pakistan based terrorists.

  • Japan cabinet approves bill allowing emperor’s abdication

    Tokyo: The Japanese government today approved a one-off bill allowing ageing Emperor Akihito to step down from the Chrysanthemum Throne, in the first such abdication in two centuries. The bill is likely to receive swift final approval in parliament, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s cabinet signed off on the legislation. Abdication must take place within three years of the bill becoming law.

  • Cannes 2017: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan blossoms in green

    Cannes: This is Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s 15th year at Cannes Film Festival and the actress aced the fashion game with her stunning first look. Aishwarya looked ethereal in a sheer green tiered ensemble by Yanina Couture.