Free Press Journal
  • Rafale deal: Modi govt is deceiving country and violated guidelines, says Congress

    New Delhi: The Congress today accused the government of “deceiving” the country and promoting crony capitalism in awarding a private entity the contract for the multi-crore Rafale aircraft deal, which it described as the “mother of all deals”. Prime Minister Narendra Modi must give answers to the nation, the party’s chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said. The Congress will demand in Parliament that the prime minister speaks on

  • No detention policy scrapped: Now, Class 5 and Class 8 students can be failed

    In an important development, the Lok Sabha passed a Bill to amend the Right To Education Act, allowing states to detain children in Class 5 or Class 8, or both. The bill provides for a regular examination in classes 5 and 8, and if the student fails, they will be given opportunity to attempt the exam in two months’ time. And if the child fails again in the re-examination, the government will

  • Longest lunar eclipse of the century! How to watch LIVE stream in India!

    Lunar eclipse 2018 will start today, and it will be the longest lunar eclipse of the century. In India, the visibility of the lunar eclipse is supposed to be good but cloudy sky and inclement weather may hurt your chances of being able to watch the phenomenon. However, one can fulfill his desire and watch the lunar eclipse live on YouTube. Many YouTube channels are showcasing the live stream, so those who

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    Bombay High Court seeks CBFC response on IMPPA’s plea over movie subtitles

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today asked the CBFC to file an affidavit in response to a plea filed by the Indian Motion Picture Producers’ Association (IMPPA), challenging the former’s direction to submit subtitles of movies for censorship. The IMPAA had approached the high court earlier this month claiming that the new rule introduced by the Central Film Certification Board (CBFC) was arbitrary.

  • Kerala government backs Hanan; directs action against cyber bullies

    Thiruvananthapuram: A day after she was bullied by some people on social media, the Kerala government today came out in support of a college student who sold fish to raise money for her studies and to take care of her family. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan directed police to initiate action against those who launched the abusive propaganda on social media platforms against 21-year old Hanan whose story went viral after a Malayalam

  • Punjab CM Amarinder Singh, others walk free in 2008 land transfer case

    Mohali: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and 17 others were today acquitted of charges of corruption in the transfer of land to a private developer in a decade-old case. The accused included former Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker Kewal Krishan and two former ministers. All three are dead now. Mohali Special Judge Jaswinder Singh accepted the closure report filed by the state’s Vigilance Bureau (VB) while clearing the 18 accused of wrongdoing in the transfer of

  • Bring peace, harmony: Indian celebrities congratulate Imran Khan

    Mumbai: A gamut of Bollywood celebrities like Rishi Kapoor, Ayushmann Khurrana and Gul Panag have wished Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan, who is all set to form the government after bagging the highest number of seats in the 11th general election in Pakistan.

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    Sri Lankan cricketer Danushka Gunathilaka suspended for 6 months

    London: Opening batsman Danushka Gunathilaka has been suspended for six international matches by Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) for breaching the player code of conduct and contractual obligation. As per ESPNcricinfo.com, the decision was taken following an initial inquiry conducted by Sri Lanka Cricket after the team management reported that the player has violated the ”code of conduct.’ SLC, reportedly, attributed the six-match suspension to two code violations.

  • CID begins probe in case relating to sale of infants at Ranchi shelter home

    Ranchi: Jharkhand Police’s CID has begun investigations into a case involving the sale of several newborns at the Nirmal Hriday home of the Missionaries of Charity here, official sources said on Friday. The Crime Investigation Department’s Inspector Mohammad Nehal, appointed the Investigating Officer, began the probe on Thursday and took into custody documents and a copy of the FIR from Kotwali police station.

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    Bihar man’s half-eaten body found in Tiger reserve

    Rishikesh: A half-eaten body of a man from Bihar has been recovered from the Motichur range of the Rajaji Tiger Reserve in Uttarakhand. The recovery of 45-year-old Shahid’s body late last night comes a fortnight after a man-eating leopard was shot dead in the same range, located in Dehradun district, raising suspicion that several man-eating leopards could be active in the area.

  • PM Narendra Modi meets leaders of Angola, Argentina

    Johannesburg: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held bilateral meetings with the presidents of Argentina and Angola on the sidelines of the BRICS Summit and discussed ways to boost ties, including in areas of energy and agriculture.

  • Priyanka Chopra to marry Nick Jonas? But before that Twitter is worried on ‘how aunties would react’

    Bollywood diva Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas have stunned entire country after a report came out that they got engaged 10 days back, which means on Priyanka Chopra’s birthday. People Magazine and E! reported that Nick asked Priyanka to marry him while celebrating her 36th birthday in London. And now, Priyanka has quit Bharat, starring Salman Khan.

  • Priyanka Chopra to wed Nick Jonas? These 10 Bollywood celebs also tied the knot with foreigners

    With Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas all decked up to tie the knot after the buzz of their engagement spurred up this morning, fans and followers are still overwhelmed by this giant life decision taken up by PC. Priyanka Chopra has been linked up with several Bollywood stars in her career of 18 years, but this time she went all out for a firangi guy. She’s a