Free Press Journal
  • Self-styled godman Daati Maharaj’s brother joins probe in rape case

    New Delhi: Self-styled godman Daati Maharaj’s brother, a co-accused in the rape of a disciple in the ashrams here and Rajasthan, joined the probe today and was being interrogated, a police official said. The self-styled godman was questioned by the police for over seven hours yesterday. The younger brother of Daati Maharaj was also named by the victim in her complaint to the police.

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    Kamal Haasan meets EC officials, Rahul Gandhi during Delhi visit

    New Delhi: Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan today met Election Commission officials here in connection with the registration of his party Makkal Needhi Maiam, and also discussed the political situation in Tamil Nadu with Congress chief Rahul Gandhi.

  • Mumbai: Zakir Naik’s plea against NIA charge sheet rejected

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday dismissed a petition filed by Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) president and preacher Zakir Naik challenging National Investigation Agency (NIA) charge sheet filed against him.

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    People will oppose any move to change constitution: Sharad Pawar

    Mumbai: In a fresh attack on the BJP, NCP chief Sharad Pawar today said any move to alter the Constitution would meet with stiff resistance from the common people. Pawar recalled that former prime minister Indira Gandhi was “taught a lesson” by the people (in the 1977 elections) for imposition of Emergency in 1975.

  • Mumbai Crime: Shocking! RPF constable molests woman sitting next to him caught on camera

    Railway Protection Force (RPF) constable was caught on camera molesting a woman sitting next to him. The incident was recorded on a camera at Kalyan station. The constable was on duty and he was in his uniform sitting next to the woman touching his back inappropriately. “As soon as we saw the video, we conducted an inquiry and immediately suspended the constable,” the Divisional Commissioner of Central Railways, Sachin Bhalode told NDTV.

  • ‘Doing musical composition of Babuji’s poems’, says Amitabh Bachchan

    Amitabh Bachchan has been reciting poems of his poet father Harivansh Rai Bachchan on public platforms since long, but going a step further, the actor has now decided to do the musical composition of his father’s poems. “The album is likely to be released in a month’s time,” Bachchan said.

  • Rakul Preet’s film with Ajay Devgn is almost complete

    Rakul Preet, who last featured in Neeraj Pandey’s “Aiyaary”, says 50 per cent of the shoot of her forthcoming urban romantic comedy film with Ajay Devgn, is complete. During an interaction with the media on the sidelines of the Femina Miss India grand finale here on Tuesday, Rakul said: “Right now in the Hindi film industry, I am working on a film with Ajay Devgn sir. It is an urban rom-com and

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    Arun Jaitley was a dream boss: Arvind Subramanian who stepped down as Chief Economic Advisor

    New Delhi: Arvind Subramanian, who stepped down as Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) on Wednesday, hailed Union Minister Arun Jaitley as “a dream boss.” This came after Jaitley, in a Facebook post, heaped praises upon Arvind for his contribution to the economy. “I am profoundly grateful by the generous words of Minister Arun Jaitley. I had a dream boss,” Subramanian told media here. Earlier in the day, Jaitley, in a Facebook post, wrote

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    Maharashtra hospital shocker! Patient alive but “body” handed to kin

    Sangli: When a government hospital in Maharashtra informed family members of a 50-year-old patient of his death and handed them his body, they were crestfallen. It was only after the body was brought to the home of the “deceased” Avinash Dadasaheb Bagwade that family members realised it wasn’t his. Enquiries with the Sangli civil hospital authorities revealed that it was indeed not the body of Bagwade, who in fact, was alive and responding

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    RJD leaders, booked under POCSO Act, given bail

    Gaya: A number of RJD leaders, including its sitting MLA and a former MP and a minister, booked for forcing a minor gang rape victim to narrate her ordeals and video graphing her in breach of POCSO Act, were granted bail today by a city court.

  • 1 killed, another injured in blast at Pune DRDO lab

    Pune: A worker was killed and another injured in a blast while handling explosive material at a Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) laboratory in Pune’s Hinjawadi area, an official said today.

  • MP Cow Protection Board proposes `Cow Ministry’

    Bhopal: Chairman of the Madhya Pradesh Gau Samvardhan Board (cow protection board) Swami Akhileshwaranand Giri has sought formation of `Cow Ministry’ in the state.

  • Bank of Baroda collaborates with in IBM, Accenture for ‘state-of-the-art’ ITCoE

    Mumbai: Aiming to enhance business growth and portfolio diversification using “digitisation”, Bank of Baroda on Wednesday announced its partnership with technology majors IBM and Accenture to power its state-of-the-art IT Centre of Excellence (ITCoE) and Analytics Centre of Excellence (ACoE).