Free Press Journal
  • Demanding money to meet domestic expenses not dowry, rules court

    Mumbai: A court in suburban Borivili has acquitted a man and his family members from dowry and cruelty charges ruling that a demand for money to meet domestic expenses cannot be termed as dowry. The court was deciding a case wherein a woman had alleged that his husband and his family members had demanded Rs 5 lakh for meeting domestic expenses and purchasing manure.

  • IIT JEE Advanced 2017: Sarvesh Mehtani score first rank in India

    Sarvesh Mehtani, a student from the IIT wing of Mahesh Tutorials, emerged as the All India topper in the highly competitive IIT-JEE (Advanced) 2017 engineering test, seen in the picture students from Mumbai congratulating in Mumbai on Monday.

  • Meghalaya passes resolution opposing Centre’s notification on cattle sale

    Shillong: The Meghalaya Assembly today unanimously passed a resolution opposing the Centre’s notification banning the sale and purchase of cattle at animal markets for slaughter and demanded its withdrawal as it would “impact the economy of the state and the food habit of its people”.

  • Man gets jail for “vile act” of sexually assaulting mother

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has sentenced a man to four years in jail for sexually assaulting his septuagenarian mother, describing the unimaginable offence as a “vile act” that is universally held as “morally and physically reprehensible”.

  • George Clooney , Amal Clooney hire baby bouncers

    Hollywood star George Clooney and his wife Amal have hired “baby bouncers” for their less than one-week-old daughter Ella and son Alexander.The couple is planning to spend more on security to protect their family. First on the list is a pair of bodyguards for the newborns – costing 250,000 pounds a year.

  • Tejas Express lives upto name, reaches Mumbai ahead of schedule despite three-hour delay in Goa

    On Sunday, the state-of-the-art ‘Tejas Express’ arrived a minute ahead of schedule despite facing a three-hour delay in Goa, leaving commuter’s at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) in surprise. The luxury train was delayed on the account of an empty coach from Mumbai pulling in late into the Karmali station in Goa, the Hindustan Times reported. According to the reports, the changed timetable led to the delay. The luxury train, capable

  • Kandivali boy secures 800th rank in IIT-JEE Advanced

    Nitin Diwakar has a fascination for machines and decided to do mechanical engineering. the 18-year-old son of an autorickshaw driver in Kandivli is now only a step away from realising his goal.

  • Sheena Bora case: CBI may challenge High Court order on cop’s statement

    Mumbai: The CBI today said it was contemplating moving the Supreme Court in the Sheena Bora murder case challenging the Bombay High Court order which said that the policeman, who questioned accused-turned-approver Shyamvar Rai, was not an independent witness.

  • Indian Navy searches for Mexican woman cadet who fell overboard

    Mumbai: The Indian Navy has launched a massive search operation for a woman cadet who reportedly fell overboard from the Mexican Sail Training Ship, STS Cuauhtemoc, an official said on Monday.  The incident occurred around 2 p.m. on Sunday, about 560 nautical miles west of Goa, as the vessel was sailing to Mumbai.

  • ISSF World Cup: Jitu Rai, Heena Sidhu bag gold in Mixed Team 10m Air Pistol event

    New Delhi: Ace shooters Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu brought joy to the Indian squad competing at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup Rife/Pistol stage at Gabala, Azerbaijan, when they clinched gold in the 10m mixed team air pistol event by beating Russia 7-6 in the finals on Monday.

  • Shocking: Baby girl left to die in toilet by mother in Kanjurmarg suburb

    Mumbai: In a shocking incident, a baby girl, hours after her birth, was left to die in a public toilet, allegedly by her mother in Mumbai’s Kanjurmarg suburb, police said today. However, the day-old infant received prompt medical aid and has been now kept in a child care centre, they said. On the morning of June 9, a woman, who went to the toilet, spotted the baby, whose face was in the

  • Ruling AIADMK enacting drama, says Panneerselvam

    Chennai: Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Monday accused the ruling AIADMK faction of enacting a drama and said he was disbanding the merger negotiating team of his own group.

  • Tyeb Mehta’s ‘Falling Figure’ sells for over Rs 4 cr

    New Delhi: A 1965 painting from Tyeb Mehta’s “Falling Figure” series fetched Rs 4.27 crores, leading the Summer Online auction by Saffronart. The artwork was earlier estimated at Rs 2-3 crores. “The market for contemporary Indian art is seeing a revival, with collectors showing interest in standout works by top-tier artists.