Free Press Journal
  • MP: Man claims cops filed false complaint saying Muslims celebrated Pakistan win

    Anis Sheikh Babu Mansuri, 25, was working at his tailoring machine at around 9 pm on Sunday, June 18, night after breaking his Ramzan fast when a police jeep pulled up outside his house. A police officer asked him to step outside. Mansuri, wearing only his nightclothes of a tee-shirt and shorts, complied. The police immediately seized him. Over the next hour, the police picked up seven others from Mansuri’s village, Mohad,

  • Jaipur Police uses Bumrah’s no-ball example for road safety, bowler not impressed

    Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah recently lashed out his anger at the Jaipur Police for making fun of his no-ball at the India vs Pakistan match during the Champions Trophy final, which cost them the wicket of Fakhar Zaman. The Indian bowler’s angry Instagram posts are dividing people into groups that are for and against the idea of pinpointing the mistakes that are made by chance. On the other hand, Jaipur Traffic Police

  • Coach should earn 60 per cent of skipper’s fees, feels Anil Kumble

    New Delhi : Remunerations dominated former India coach Anil Kumble’s 19-page proposal on restructuring of contracts to the BCCI in which he had demanded that the “chief coach should earn 60 percent of the captains’ estimated earnings”.

  • Why need a coach if captain thinks he is the boss: Erapalli Prasanna

    Kolkata : Former India off-spinner Erapalli Prasanna took a dig at Virat Kohli and said if the current skipper feels he is the “boss” of the Indian cricket then the team can do without a coach. Prasanna sounded cynical in his response when asked about the rift between Kohli and Anil Kumble, who quit as Indian cricket team coach recently.

  • Action shifts back to ground

    Kohli and Co start favourites vs West Indies despite coach Kumble vs captain saga.

  • ‘I would never reveal dressing-room details’

    Port of Spain : Opening up for the first time, Virat Kohli on Thursday said that he will never reveal dressing-room details, in an apparent reference to the now retired coach Anil Kumble’s statement that their partnership had become “untenable”.

  • Lasith Malinga in a soup over ‘monkey’ comment

    Colombo : Sri Lanka fast bowler Lasith Malinga faced an investigation on Thursday after he compared a government minister to a monkey following criticism that the country’s cricketers were too fat.

  • Pak fan takes dig at Shah Rukh Khan after Champions Trophy win, gets slammed by Twitterati

    After Pakistan won the final match of ICC Champions Trophy on Sunday, cricket fans in Pakistan showed their love for the team and its captain Sarfraz Ahmed by gathering to wish the star. Sarfaraz Ahmed-led team defeated Team India to win their maiden ICC Champions Trophy. The celebrations were, as expected, loud and poking fun at India. But one Pakistani cricket fan crossed his lines when he took a dig at Bollywood’s

  • Subramanian Swamy backs NCM chief, says those celebrating Pakistan’s victory should be sent there

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Thursday backed National Commission for Minorities (NCM) chairman Syed Ghayorul Hasan Rizvi and said those who have to cheer for Pakistan are free to leave India. Talking to ANI, Swamy said if a person goes against the country and lowers the image of the nation then his citizenship can be withdrawn.

  • Sarfaraz set to be Pakistan’s Test captain

    Karachi : Pakistan’s limited over skipper, Sarfaraz Ahmed, who is still basking in the glory of winning the Champions Trophy, is set to be appointed as the captain of the Test team as well.

  • Indians arrive in West Indies

    Port of Spain (Trinidad) : The Indian cricket team arrived here for a limited-overs series against the West Indies amid the off-field drama surrounding Anil Kumble’s resignation as head coach following a rift with captain Virat Kohli.

  • India, Pakistan cricketers share great camaraderie: These instances prove it

    India vs Pakistan ICC Champions Trophy Final attracted statements from former players, people on social media as they fought off the field trying to support their respective team what has been considered the biggest rivalry in cricket in the past. But a day after the ICC Champions Trophy final between India and Pakistan, a wonderful tweet by Pak opener Azhar Ali is winning Twitter hearts. Proving that sports has always been beyond

  • Our bowlers disappointed in CT final vs Pakistan: Harbhajan Singh

    New Delhi : Veteran off-spinner Harbhajan Singh feels the blame for India’s embarrassing loss to arch- rivals Pakistan in the Champions Trophy final lies with the team’s bowlers, who “disappointed when it mattered”.

  • Boy killed in celebratory gunfire

    Karachi : “Papa, I’ve been shot,” were the last words of a 15-year-old boy who died after being struck by a stray bullet from aerial firing as frenzied celebrations rang across Pakistan over its cricket team’s Champions Trophy triumph.