Free Press Journal
  • Shimla rape case: Accused killed in custody

    Shimla, A Nepalese labourer accused in the Kotkhai minor girl rape and murder case was killed allegedly by another accused in the Kotkhai Police Station late last night. Following the killing, the entire staff of the Kotkhai Police Station has been shifted and recommendation for a judicial enquiry into the custodial death has been made.

  • Honoured to be a new Academy member: Deepika Padukone

    Mumbai: Deepika Padukone is one of the newest members the Academy of Motion Picture of Arts & Sciences (AMPAS) and the actress says she feels honoured to be included in the Class of 2017.

  • Supreme Court to hear Asaram Bapu’s bail plea

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today is set to hear the bail plea of self styled godman, Asaram Bapu, who is facing charges of rape.

  • Uber sued over lack of wheelchair access

    New York: The ride-sharing company Uber was sued on Tuesday by disability rights groups for discriminating passengers with mobility disability in New York City.

  • Delhi Police arrest accused for alleged rape of minor Kabaddi player

    New Delhi: A wrestler was arrested by the Delhi Police on Wednesday in connection with the alleged rape of a minor national level junior Kabaddi player in Delhi’s Model Town area yesterday. Accused Naresh Dahiya, 48, a resident of North West Delhi’s Jain Nagar Extension, runs a wrestling training centre. The player alleged that the coach took her to an unknown place and molested her. An investigation into the matter is underway.

  • Saudi woman arrested for wearing skirt

    New Delhi: A Saudi woman was arrested and questioned for donning a skirt in the highly conservative Muslim country where woman are required to cover their full body.

  • ‘Haseena Parkar’ trailer launch: All you need to know about ‘Queen Of Mumbai’

    Mumbai: The much-awaited trailer of Shraddha Kapoor starrer ‘Haseena Parkar’ is all set to steal the show with her grey avatar. The trailer depicts the Shraddha playing the role of Haseena Parkar and her journey from Dawood Ibrahim’s sister to ‘Aapa’, a respected and feared name in Mumbai’s Nagpada area. Shraddha looks gritty and scary and at the same time, the way she has delivered her dialogues and expressions is way too

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    Shiv Sena slams Centre over violence in name of cow vigilantism

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Wednesday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Government at the Centre and, more significantly, Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the increasing number of cases of violence ‘in the name of cow vigilantism.’

  • BRTS needs to be developed along with Metro Rail

    Transportation Analayst Sudhir Badami, who is on the Government of Maharashtra’s recently re-activated committee on Road Safety (PWD), says Mumbai’s overburdened infrastructure is in serious need of government encouragement to walkers and cyclists.

  • High-end shopping, heritage style

    Horniman Circle, along with its cousins Flora Fountain and Kala Ghoda, is fast becoming a fashion hub for the well-heeled. Monisha Pratap-Shah on the heritage structures that are now strong addresses of niche fashion brands.

  • Reviving Maharashtra: Here is what needs to be done

    It is time Maharashtra’s unique offerings – vada pav, Solapuri chaddar, Kolhapuri chappal,  Warli painting, Paithani sari and strawberries  — establish an identity outside Indian shores.  Only then will Make in Maharashtra be truly  successful, writes Jaahnavi P Paal

  • Mumbai needs better mobility not promises

    Mumbai’s infrastructure has always been the biggest challenge for the authorities. No mode of travel, however advanced, seems to ease the helplessness of commuters. Mumbai needs to move, and not crawl. Will that happen? Vidyottama Sharma writes on the promises for better mobility.