Free Press Journal
  • Passports of Nirav, Mehul revoked 

    New Delhi : The passports of diamantaire Nirav Modi and owner of Gitanjali Gems Mehul Choksi, the main accused in the Rs 11,400 crore PNB scam, have been revoked, external affairs ministry sources said on Saturday. On the advice of the Enforcement Directorate (ED), the ministry had suspended the validity of their passports with immediate effect for a period of four weeks on February 16 and given them one week’s time to

  • Man arrested for raping schoolgirl

    Mumbai : The Tilak Nagar police arrested a 26 -year-old man on Saturday for raping a seven-year-old girl inside an autorickshaw. The incident occurred on February 21 morning at Tilak Nagar. The victim was on her way to school at Tilak Nagar. On Tuesday, the school van broke down at Amar Mahal at Chembur. In order to make the 12 children reach school on time, the van driver made three school children

  • Papon steps down as TV show judge amid sexual assault allegations

    Mumbai : Singer Papon has quit the singing reality TV show as judge following the complaint of sexual assault that was filed against him for kissing a minor contestant of the TV programme. On Friday, a Supreme Court lawyer filed a complaint with the National Commission for Protection of Child Right (NCPCR) alleging “sexual assault” after the singer uploaded a video on his Facebook page where he is seen kissing the minor

  • Trump blames India for no climate deal

    Washington : President Donald Trump has again blamed India and China for his decision last year to withdraw from the historic Paris climate accord, saying the agreement was unfair as it would have made the US pay for nations which benefited the most from the deal.

  • Simultaneous polls: Crucial BJP meeting

    New Delhi  : The Bharatiya Janata Party has convened a meeting of all its chief ministers here on February 28 to discuss Prime Minister Modi’s wish to hold the simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly polls once in five years to put an end to the repeated brakes on the development momentum due to the frequent elections warranting imposition of model code of conduct by the Election Commission.

  • In Pics! Birthday Boy Shahid Kapoor’s transformation from handsome hunk to family man, thanks to Mira and Misha

    The handsome hunk Shahid Kapoor turns 37 today. He is celebrating his birthday with wife Mira with satsang, and a visit to Beas, according to reports. Shahid married Mira Rajput, who belongs from Delhi, in 2015. Their marriage was an arranged marriage. Their families decided and planned Shamira’s wedding in a grand ceremony. Now, the couple has a cute daughter Misha. Mira takes care of the little girl. But, even Shahid,

  • IAF needs jets fast, not through tenders

    New Delhi  : Even as the Defence Ministry prepares for a fresh global tender since after cancellation of the order for 126 Rafale jets from France, the IAF has cried foul that it will take eight to 10 years even while its fleet is depleting fast and cannot wait so long for the revamp.

  • Myths and facts of veganism you must know about

    Nikita Chawla clears the air about the myths and facts connected to veganism and explains why people are going ‘green’ for their living.

  • Sridevi

    Sridevi: I was a very shy and lonely child; [From the FPJ Archives]

    From her crush on Sylvester Stallone to actresses who make her feel small, SRIDEVI revealed it all to MONI, in Cine Blitz, August 1985. The story was originally published in Free Press Journal on August 16, 2015