Free Press Journal
  • Parents won’t falsely claim their minor girl was raped: High Court

     Mumbai : In a society like India, no parents would falsely implicate any person claiming that their minor daughter was sexually assaulted, the Bombay High Court has said while upholding the conviction of a man in a case of sexual assault on a girl.

  • Raigad bus tragedy: Maha Guv cancels his I-Day reception

    Mumbai : Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao on Saturday cancelled the Independence Day “At Home” reception against the backdrop of the July 28 road accident in the state’s Raigad district in which 30 employees of an agricultural university were killed.

  • Ishant Sharma fined for breaching ICC code of conduct

    Birmingham : India fast bowler Ishant Sharma was on Saturday fined 15 percent of his match fee for his animated celebration after dismissing England batsman Dawid Malan on Friday.

  • BJP govt turning Aadhaar into surveillance tool, says Chavan

    Mumbai : Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Saturday accused the BJP government of working hand in glove with global tech giants and turning Aadhaar into a surveillance tool.

  • Another show of Oppn unity

    New Delhi : The Rashtriya Janata Dal and several other opposition parties on Saturday held a candle march at the Jantar Mantar in New Delhi to protest against the alleged sexual exploitation of minors at a shelter home in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur. Leading the protest, former Bihar deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav demanded the accused Brajesh Thakur to be “hanged till death”, reports PTI.

  • Auto driver slated to be Pimpri-Chinchwad mayor

    Mumbai : Pimpri–Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PMMC) has previously had mayoral candidates who have ranged from the highly-educated, sportspersons, women to farm labourers. This time, Rahul Jadhav, an autorickshaw driver, is in the driver’s seat, and will be the new PMMC Mayor.

  • Chidu questions Centre, Guj on Choksi’s escape

    NEW DELHI: Senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Saturday wondered how diamond merchant Mehul Choksi fled the country even though he was under police investigation since 2016, and posed questions to the Centre and Gujarat government.

  • Russian chopper crash kills 18 in Siberia

    Preliminary reports revealed that the helicopter collided with the external cargo suspension of another helicopter that took off earlier, before it fell, collapsed and burnt, a statement published by Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency said.

  • Shopian: Five militants gunned down; civilian killed in clashes

    Srinagar : Five militants were on Saturday gunned down in an encounter with security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, while a civilian was killed and 10 others injured during clashes with law enforcement personnel after the gun battle, officials said.

  • Encounter was ‘staged’, allege gangster’s kin

    Mumbai : The recent encounter at Nalasopara in which a gangster, Joginder Rana, was killed, was fake, his brother and family have alleged. The Ranas have filed a petition in the Bombay High Court, through advocate Datta Mane, demanding an inquiry under the CBI or Special Investigation Team (SIT).

  • Find a new friend in technology – Dr Upinder Dhar Vice-Chancellor Shri Vaishnav Vidyapeeth Vishwavidyalaya, Indore

    We are living in an era of advanced technology and every part of our daily life is association with technology in one way or the other. Technology has brought better facilities and even better luxuries to our lives, because its development is not confined to any one sector. The internet, computers and mobile phones illustrate the role of technology in improving our society. Efficiency has substantially increased, thanks to these inventions.

  • AP quarry blast toll rises to 11

    AMARAVATI (Andhra Pradesh): The death toll in the explosion at a stone quarry in Andhra Pradesh’s Kurnool district rose to 11 with one more body being recovered at the blast site on Saturday, police said.

  • North Korea has not stopped N-progs: UN

    United Nations : North Korea has pressed ahead with its nuclear and missile programmes and continues to evade UN sanctions through increased illegal ship-to-ship transfers of oil products at sea, a UN report said on Friday.