Free Press Journal
  • Gunning down of protesters in Tamil Nadu is state sponsored terrorism: Rahul Gandhi

    New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi today termed the deaths of nine people in police firing during protests against the Sterlite copper plant in Tamil Nadu a “brutal example of state sponsored terrorism”. He said people were murdered in Tuticorin for protesting against injustice.

  • Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia orders clarification on ‘recorded music ban’ in Delhi restobars

    New Delhi: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday ordered the Excise Commissioner to issue a clarification on the ‘ban’ on playing recorded music in restobars in the city. A May 16 circular of the Excise Department states: “It is reiterated that the l-17 licensee (restaurants which serve liquor) is permitted only to have live singing/playing of instruments by professionals within his licensed premises. Violation of these rules shall lead to

  • Kumaraswamy’s swearing-in to be opposition’s show of strength

    New Delhi: The swearing-in ceremony of Karnataka Chief Minister-designate H.D. Kumaraswamy on Wednesday will be used as a “show of strength” of the opposition parties ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, in a possible line up against the BJP. But Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhara Rao decided to give the ceremony a miss and flew to Bengaluru on Tuesday to meet Kumaraswamy, apparently to avoid being seen in the company of

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    Maharashtra Maoists massacre: 8 innocent villagers killed, allege kin

    Gadchiroli: Residents of a village in this Maoist-affected Maharashtra district on Tuesday alleged that at least innocent eight youth, including five girls, may have been felled by police bullets in the country’s biggest anti-Maoist operation here last month. The villagers of Gattepalli have demanded a judicial probe into the April 22-23 operation and action against the commandos of the crack unit C-60 who had carried out the twin security operation killing 40 Maoists in

  • Dipika Kakar and husband Shoaib Ibrahim celebrate Ramzan for first time after marriage, check out pictures

    Sasural Simar Ka actress Dipika Kakar who married her co-star Shoaib Ibrahim this year is celebrating her first Ramzan after wedding. The pictures of both are going viral on internet, and people on social media are praising Dipika for her efforts “Stay blessed” and “you guys are an inspiration for today’s generation” are some of the comments posted on their picture.

  • IPL Women’s T20 Challenge: Supernovas edge past Trailblazers in last ball thriller

    Mumbai: Supernovas rode on a disciplined all-round effort to edge past Trailblazers by three wickets in a last ball Women’s T20 Challenge thriller at the Wankhede Stadium here on Tuesday. After restricting the Smriti Mandhana-led Trailblazers to a modest 129/6, Supernovas rode on a collective batting effort from the top order to overhaul the target on the last ball of the innings.

  • Supreme Court to hear plea law student detained for attendance shortage

    New Delhi: A Delhi University law student detained in Semester IV for lecture shortage owing to her pregnancy moved the Supreme Court on Tuesday to seek directions to allow her to write her exams and the apex court is set to hear her plea on Wednesday. The Delhi High Court on Monday refused to grant interim relief to second-year student Ankita Meena to sit in the examinations, saying it needed to go

  • Hoax call about bomb in passport office sends cops into tizzy

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police was sent into a tizzy today after the police control room was informed that a bomb was planted in the passport office, the police said, adding that it turned out to be a hoax.

  • Kalki Koechlin believes in eco-friendly fashion

    Kalki Koechlin says adapting environmentally conscious fashion can make the world a better place. “I grew up in an environment which is sustainable and eco-friendly in Auroville. I grew up with basic ethic of buying products which are sustainable,” Kalki said.

  • ‘Delhi: I-T raids on farm house, land developers unearth Rs 215cr black money ‘

    New Delhi: The Income Tax Department (ITD) has unearthed black money of over Rs 215 crore after it conducted multiple raids over the weekend against two real estate groups who were selling land and farm houses on the Yamuna plains to high-end investors in the national capital, officials said today. Sleuths of the Delhi investigation wing of the department searched and surveyed a total of 33 premises of the two property developers,

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    Fuel Price Hike: Bring petrol, diesel under GST ambit, says Congress

    New Delhi: Making a scathing attack on the BJP-led Central government, the Congress on Tuesday questioned the constant rise in petrol and diesel prices, and demanded they be brought under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) ambit. It also asked the Central government to immediately reduce the central excise duty on petroleum products and demanded that the BJP-ruled state governments should also reduce Value Added Tax (VAT) and other taxes on the same

  • BJP slams Archbishop for letter, Centre says minorities safe

    New Delhi: The Central government on Tuesday said India is safe for minorities while the BJP virtually attacked the Archbishop of Delhi, saying no one should speak to mobilise people on the basis of religion. The remarks came after a letter from Archbishop Anil Joseph Couto talked about the “turbulent political atmosphere” in the country.

  • Salman Khan feels there is no one better than Jacqueline Fernandez in the current generation!

    Superstar Salman Khan feels in this current generation there is no one better than Jacqueline Fernandez. Recently the team of ‘Race 3’ visited the sets of Madhuri Dixit’s reality show ‘Dance Deewane’ to promote their film. Salman Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez were also seen grooving on their romantic track ‘Heeriye’ from Race 3. During the interaction with the judge of the show Madhuri Dixit, Jacqueline Fernandez expressed her feelings to her on

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    Akshay Kumar deletes his old tweet on fuel price hike; twitteratis think he is ABVP supporter

    Currently the fuel prices are rising and the current government possibly doesn’t have any answer for it. Earlier during the UPA regime the prices were sky rocketing as well and back then actor Akshay Kumar raised his voice against rise in the prices and tweeted “Guys, I think it’s time to clean up your bicycles and hit the road! As per sources, expecting another petrol price hike”. The tweet was written in

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    VHP against release of Salman Khan Films’ ‘Loveratri’, says we don’t want Hindu sentiments to be hurt

    Vadodara: The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) today said it will not allow screening of Salman Khan Films’ upcoming movie Loveratri as its name distorts the meaning of a Hindu festival. “We will not allow its exhibition in cinema halls in the country. We don’t want the sentiments of Hindus to be hurt,” VHP’s international working president Alok Kumar said.