Free Press Journal
  • Gandhi Jayanti 2017: 5 Films based on Mahatma Gandhi you must watch today!

    Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, a name which has become synonymous with India’s Independence. He has been one such figure who is famous all over the world for his method for fighting injustice. From ‘Ahimsa’ to ‘Satyagraha,’ Gandhian techniques are followed by leaders worldwide. The Indian Independence struggle’s story is incomplete without his mention. And today, on his 148th birth anniversary which is celebrated as Gandhi Jayanai every year. Gandhi Jayanti

  • Epic fail! Shilpa Shetty on KBC hot seat; failed to recognise Amitabh’s songs!

    Epic fail! Shilpa Shetty on KBC hot seat; failed to recognise Amitabh’s songs!

    Mumbai: Actor Shilpa Shetty on Friday invited as a guest celebrity on the Amitabh Bachchan’s show Kaun Banega Crorepati under the initiative called ‘Nayi Chah, Nayi Raah’. Actor Shilpa was on hot seat with social worker Afroz Shah, who is heading the ‘Versova Beach Clean’ drive at KBC to promote his drive.

  • 3 boys killed, 1 injured as car jumps Las Vegas sidewalk

    Las Vegas: Three boys were killed and a fourth injured after they were run over on an east Las Vegas sidewalk by a driver who may have been trying to pass another vehicle at a high rate of speed, police said. Las Vegas Metropolitan Police didn’t immediately release the names today of the three who died at the scene of the 9 pm yesterday crash. They said two boys were 12 years

  • Mumbai: Collaborative casework results in 68% of convictions in sex trafficking cases

    Mumbai: On 25 July 2017, the conviction of the two accused by Additional Sessions Judge, Mr. MB Datye of Churchgate Sessions Court marked the 100th & 101st convictions in sex trafficking cases in Mumbai which were achieved through collaborative casework of the Public Justice System (PJS) and International Justice Mission (IJM). The 101 convictions have been achieved through 46 cases that were adjudicated by Magistrates and Judges from The Court of Sessions at Greater

  • Gandhi Jayanti: Kamal Haasan uses Father of India’s quote on his birthday

    New Delhi: Veteran actor Kamal Haasan, who is currently active in making solid political statements, feels that in today’s time, all that people need to remember are Gandhi ji’s words, which impart wisdom and strength. The 62-year-old actor, who is really active on social media, took to Twitter and shared a quote from Mahatma Gandhi on his 148th birth anniversary.

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    For Swachh Bharat, Madhya Pradesh family fined Rs 75,000 for defecating in open

    Anita Narre, a bride in Betul district in Madhya Pradesh walked out of her husband’s home in 2011 as it lacked a toilet. Thus inspiring the recent Bhumi Pednekar and Akshay Kumar starrer ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’. Now the same village is making headlines for taking another bold step. On September 12, the Amla Janpad panchayat fined Rs 75,000 to a family for defecating in the open.

  • Do you know the budget of Akkineni Naga Chaitanya and Samantha Ruth Prabhu’s wedding? Find out here

    One of most lovely real life couple Naga Chaitanya and Samantha Ruth Prabhu are all set to tie the knot on October 6 at a Goan resort. Ever since the wedding announcement of Samantha and Naga Chaitanya, their fans have been keeping themselves updated with every news and gossip about it. After all, their fairy tale love story is turning into the fairy tale wedding. But do you know the budget of

  • Mumbai Stampede: Is Maximum city suffering from Maximum chaos?

    On September 29 (Friday), a major tragedy struck as foot over bridge (FOB) connecting Central railways Parel station and Western railways Elphinstone Road railway station saw a stampede, which killed over 23 people (at the time of writing) and has left over 30 people grievously injured. The mayhem happened around 11 am, which is the peak hour for the Mumbaikars and this unwanted tragedy has left many questions about

  • India vs Australia 5th ODI: Future is bright, says Rohit Sharma

    Nagpur: India’s 4-1 series victory over Australia was scripted by all 14 members of the squad announced for the five-ODI battle. And according to the opening batsman, Rohit Sharma, who was also declared the Man-of-the-Match for the fifth and final ODI even as he scored a match-winning 125, the manner in which the squad combined to give the favourable results underlines India’s bench-strength.

  • Mumbai Grahak Panchayat points out loopholes in MahaRERA

    Mumbai’s prominent consumer body Mumbai Grahak Panchayat (MGP) has figured out some loopholes in the Maharashtra Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, they have also written a letter to the secretary of Ministry of Housing and Poverty Alleviation about it.

  • Mumbai crime: Police arrest 26-year-old after he leaves his college ID behind at crime scene

    A number of molestation and stalking cases in Mumbai have increased lately, one such incident took place on Friday, at Bandra railway station, where a 26-year-old man allegedly molested a 21-year-old woman. But the Bandra government railway police (GRP) nabbed the man on Saturday, with a help of a college identity card which he left behind at crime scene.

  • Non-violence works, but to a limit, say TV actors

    Ahimsa, peace and honesty are some of the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi and, as they celebrate Gandhi Jayanti (2nd October) this year, our TV actors tell us how much they can still relate to his teachings.

  • Mumbai records its highest rainfall in past six years

    Mumbai: As monsoon season is coming to a close, there is some good news for Mumbaikars, as the city recorded its highest rainfall over the past six years. The city received 23% more rain between June to September — the official period for the city’s monsoon — than the average.