Free Press Journal
  • Complaint against singer Papon for ‘inappropriately kissing’ minor girl on reality show

    A Supreme Court advocate Runa Bhayan has filed a police complaint against Assam singer, Angarag Papon Mahanta, famously known as Papon, with the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights for an ‘inappropriate’ act of showing affection to a minor girl. According to a Firstpost report, the advocate saw the video on Papon’s Facebook timeline in which he is celebrating Holi with the contestants of ‘Voice of India’ kids which he judges. He

  • Madhya Pradesh: 16-year-old girl hacked to death with sword outside school

    Anuppur (Madhya Pradesh): A 16-year-old girl was hacked to death with a sword outside her school at Kotma village in Madhya Pradesh’s Anuppur district. The incident came to light on Thursday, when the girl, who was studying in class 11 of an all girl’s government school was attacked with a sword on her neck, where she died on the spot, said the police officials.

  • Navi Mumbai: 21-year-old woman molested at Turbhe railway station, accused held

    Mumbai: A 21-year-old woman was allegedly molested by a person at Mumbai railway station on Thursday. ASI D.K.Sharma, while analysing the CCTV footage, noticed that at about 11:25 a.m a man hugged a lady passenger. On suspicion, he immediately directed two officials to reach the spot.

  • PNB scam must be regarded as big as Big Bull Harshad Mehta: Banks’ Union

    Mumbai: The growing pressure on the banking sector over the Punjab National bank (PNB) scam, accompanied by the decision of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to communicate minimal information, has raised more fingers at the whole system. The banks union believes to keep faith in banking, there is a need for a parliamentary probe.

  • Mumbai: Forensic scientists will conduct beef tests in mobile vans stationed in every district

    Mumbai: The forensic scientists, who are a crucial link in providing strong evidence to the courts and police in criminal cases, are being diverted from this core task. Now, they will have to devote all their time and energies to conducting ‘beef tests’ in mobile forensic vans stationed in every district and the Commissionerate of Maharashtra.

  • Thane: Stressed due to board exams, Class X student hangs herself

    Mumbai: A Class X student, Rachna Suryakant Shinge, (15), on Thursday committed suicide at her residence at Narmada Nivas in Balkum, Thane. She was believed to be under immense stress due to her approaching board exams. Unable to cope with the expectations of elders and peer group, nagged by fears of underperforming, Rachna hung herself from the ceiling fan in the living room.

  • CBI arrests Rotomac owner Vikram Kothari and his son Rahul Kothari

    New Delhi: The CBI today arrested Rotomac owner Vikram Kothari and his son Rahul, both directors in the company, for alleged default on loan repayments to the tune of Rs 3,695 crore, officials said here. Kothari, who was called at the agency headquarters here for questioning, and Rahul were not cooperating in the investigation that led to their arrest, they said.

  • Awaiting response to notice sent to Nirav Modi: MEA

    New Delhi: The Ministry of External Affairs said on Thursday that it is still awaiting a response to the notification sent to absconding Indian businessman Nirav Modi, involved in the $1.8 billion Punjab National Bank fraud, seeking an explanation as to why his passport should not be revoked.