Free Press Journal
  • Unnao Rape Case : Accused BJP MLA’s brother, three others arrested

    Unnao: A day after the death of a rape victim’s father in police custody, the police on Tuesday arrested accused Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar and three others. Atul Singh was arrested from Unnao on the directions of the Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) DGP UP, by the Lucknow crime branch team led by Superintendent of Police (SP) (crime) Dinesh Singh.

  • Shobhaa De

    Shobhaa De takes a dig at Kareena Kapoor and KJo’s parenting skills while praising Shahid Kapoor-Mira Rajput?

    Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput are proud parents, best friends, soulmates and more. They are both opinionated and totally hands-on when it comes to parenting their little cherub: Misha. In a tell-all account, celebrity columnist Shobhaa De recently bumped into the Kapoor family in an aircraft and got a real view of life and times of Shahid Kapoor, when the shutterbugs are

  • Cauvery Row: BCCI should decide on holding of IPL matches in Chennai

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Fisheries Minister, D. Jayakumar, on Friday stated that it is entirely up to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to decide whether they want to move the Indian Premier League (IPL) matches from Chennai in the wake of the ongoing protest against the Centre’s negligence for the formation of Cauvery Management Board (CMB).

  • Google ‘Home’ and ‘Home Mini’ smart speakers now in India

    New Delhi: Taking on Amazon’s Alexa-powered smart speakers, Google on Tuesday brought its voice-activated speakers “Home” and “Home Mini” to India that can help people with their commute, play favourite songs and videos, plan daily schedule and lots more.

  • Raazi, Thugs of Hindostan and 8 other Bollywood films adapted from novels

    Inspiration is something that we need every day to work on and Bollywood is no different. Inspiration sees no boundaries. Bollywood has movies inspired by Hollywood movies, sometimes even from regional movies. Bollywood directors have also adapted movies from best selling novels or books but the main challenge for them has been to make the movie interesting, keeping all the nuances of the original story.

  • Mumbai: Western Railway acts against illegal travel in coaches for Divyangs

    Mumbai: The Western Railway (WR) last year prosecuted more than 39,600 passengers for illegally travelling in suburban train coaches reserved for Divyangs, a senior official said today. WR launches regular drives to check able-bodied passengers travelling in coaches earmarked for Divyangs (persons with disabilities) in suburban trains. Last year, 39,602 passengers were prosecuted for travelling illegally in coaches reserved for Divyangs, he said.

  • Bharat bandh: Mixed reaction to anti-quota strike in Rajasthan

    Jaipur: A nationwide strike called by some groups opposed to caste-based reservations in education and jobs evoked mixed response in Rajasthan, with the authorities imposing prohibitory orders and blocking mobile internet services in the state capital to prevent violence.

  • Russia clash at UNSC meeting over Syria

    United Nation: The US and Russia have clashed at an emergency UN Security Council meeting on the chemical weapons attacks against civilians in Syria, with Washington saying the Russian regime’s “hands are all covered in the blood of Syrian children” and Moscow calling reports of the attack “fake news.”

  • Bharat Bandh has partial effect in Odisha

    Bhubaneswar: The Bharat Bandh being observed by various groups protesting caste-based reservation affected normal life in several parts of the state on Tuesday. Western Odisha was mostly affected following the shutdown call.

  • Bharat Bandh: Over a dozen injured as clash breaks out during protest

    Patna: Over a dozen of people were injured on Tuesday in a violent clash in Bihar during the “Bharat Bandh” called by various groups to protest against reservation policies, police said. Supporters, mostly upper castes youths, blocked roads and forcibly enforced the nationwide shutdown in Ara town, Bhojpur district.

  • Blockchain-related jobs see high demand across metro cities in India: Report    

    New Delhi: Jobs in the blockchain sector are in high demand in India and Bengaluru leads in terms of opportunities in this sector, says a report. According to data from leading global job site Indeed, Bengaluru is the leading city for those seeking job opportunities in the blockchain sector, with over 36 percent of all the blockchain job postings in India.

  • RSS worker who set himself on fire dies in hospital

    Jaipur: A 45-year-old man, who set himself on fire on Sunday as he was allegedly disturbed over caste-based protests in the country, died at a hospital in New Delhi last night.

  • Bharat Bandh: Anti-quota ‘bandh’ evokes partial response in MP 

    Bhopal: The ‘Bharat Bandh’ called by some groups opposed to the caste-based reservations evoked a partial response in Madhya Pradesh today, with some shops remaining closed in Bhopal during the morning hours. The schools in the state capital remained open even as some of them suspended their bus services, sources said.

  • IPL 2018: 4,000 police personnel deployed for CSK and KKR in Chennai

    Chennai: The city police has laid down multi-layered security to prevent any untoward incident during the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) here on Tuesday evening.

  • Narendra Modi praises Nitish Kumar; vows to fulfill Mahatma Gandhi’s sanitation dream

    Bihar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday lavished praise on Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and also pledged to fulfil the sanitation dream of Mahatma Gandhi. “Bapu ke sapne ko pura karke rahenge,” Modi told a rally of some 20,000 ‘Swachhagrahis’ (cleanliness ambassadors) to mark the Champaran Satyagraha’s centenary celebrations here.