Free Press Journal
  • Bharat Bandh updates: 30 CRPF companies sent to states

    New Delhi: The central government has sent 30 companies of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) — the country’s largest paramilitary force — to various states to maintain law and order during the “Bharat Bandh” called on Tuesday.

  • Bharat Bandh: Violence reported from Bihar, mixed reaction in some states

    Today people may face hardships as another Bharat Bandh, which has been called by some groups to protest against caste-based reservation. Even Union Home Ministry has asked all the state governments to be extra vigilant to avoid any violence and loss of life and property amid calls on social media for a “Bharat Bandh” (nationwide shutdown) by various anti-reservation groups to protest clashes during the SC/ST Bharat Bandh on April 2. A

  • Indrani Mukerjea at JJ Hospital

    Mumbai: Forensic test confirms Indrani Mukerjea had drug overdose

    Mumbai: Former media executive Indrani Mukerjea, arrested for the alleged killing of her daughter Sheena Bora, had an overdose of anti-depressant drugs not prescribed to her, J J Hospital here said, quoting forensic lab reports.

  • ‘102 Not Out’ Bachche Ki Jaan song: Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor’s cool jodi is fun to watch

    The makers of Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor’s ‘102 Not Out’ have released a song from the movie ‘Bachche Ki Jaan Loge Kya’ sung by Arijit Singh. ‘Bachche Ki Jaan’ is fresh and is as cool and funny as the duo. In the video, we can see Big B and Chintu Kapoor’s cute interaction. Towards the end of the song there is one shot of Big B

  • Indian man’s body found floating in Sharjah lagoon

    Sharjah: A 42-year-old Indian man’s body was found floating in Khalid Lagoon here, police said. According to police officials, they received a call on Sunday night from a passerby who found the body, the Khaleej Times reported on Tuesday.

  • Narendra Modi blasts opposition for ‘dividing’ the country

    Motihari: Amid nationwide protests by Dalits after a Supreme Court order allegedly diluting the Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes Atrocities Act, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday accused the opposition of dividing the country. “They (opposition) are creating hurdles in the work of the government from the streets to Parliament. Today you have a government at the Centre which is working to unite the people of the country while the opposition is working to

  • IPL 2018: ‘I enjoy playing long innings’, says SRH opener Shikhar Dhawan

    Hyderabad: Sunrisers Hyderabad opener Shikhar Dhawan (77 not out), who played a match-winning knock in the fourth match against Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League (IPL) match, said he enjoys playing long innings as it benefits him and the franchise. Chasing a paltry 126 run on Monday, hosts Hyderabad overhauled the target with over four overs remaining, thanks to Dhawan and skipper Kane Williamson’s knocks.

  • Kerala: Man dies in police custody, family alleges torture by police

    Ernakulam: After an accused arrested in an alleged suicide case in Kerala’s Varapuzha passed away in a hospital on Monday, his family alleged that he was tortured in police custody. Ernakulam Police have begun an investigation into the case.

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    Bigg Boss Marathi Contestants: Check out the tentative list of Mahesh Manjrekar’s upcoming show

    After winning over the hearts and remotes of millions of viewers across Hindi, Kannada, Bangla, Tamil and Telugu speaking markets, Bigg Boss in its latest avatar is ready to capture the imagination of the Marathi viewers. The First ever edition of Bigg Boss in Marathi shall premiere with a grand launch event on 15th April at 7 PM and subsequent episodes shall air from Monday to Saturday

  • Japanese national ‘Masazo Nonaka’ confirmed as world’s oldest living man aged 112  

    Tokyo: Masazo Nonaka from Japan was recognised today as the world’s oldest man at the ripe old age of 112, as his family revealed his secret: sweets and hot baths. Nonaka, who was born on July 25, 1905 — just months before Albert Einstein published his theory of special relativity — received a certificate from Guinness World Records at home on Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido.

  • E-way bill rollout is scheduled for April 15 in Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Kerala, Telangana and UP

    New Delhi: E-way bill system for the intra-state movement of goods is scheduled to be implemented from April 15 in five states, the Centre said on Tuesday. As per an official release from the Ministry of Finance, the new system is being implemented from the aforementioned date in Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Kerala, Telangana and Uttar Pradesh.

  • NITI Forum for North East holds first meeting Agartala

    Tripura: The first meeting of newly constituted NITI Forum for North East was held in Agartala on Tuesday, to discuss ways to boost development projects in the states. The meeting was chaired by Rajeev Kumar, the Vice-Chairman of NITI Aayog and the co-Minister of State (Independent Charge), Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), Jitendra Singh.