Free Press Journal
  • ‘Hotel Mumbai’: Australian filmmaker Anthony Maras’ thriller to bring Mumbai terror attack to big screen

    Toronto: Three years after French director Nicolas Saada’s “Taj Mahal”, which focused on a single site of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, Australian filmmaker Anthony Maras’ debut narrative feature, “Hotel Mumbai”, enters the precincts of the iconic property and presents a fictional recreation of the violence perpetrated on India’s financial capital by heavily armed terrorists a decade ago and the remarkable resilience displayed by the staff and guests that were caught unawares.

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    Mumbai 26/11 Attack: Terrorism is not an act of faith, says Amitabh Bachchan

    Mumbai: Describing terrorism as a “whimsical randomness of evil” and an act not linked to faith, megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Sunday urged “moderates” to fight the scourge together. He said terrorism was neither an ideology, nor an instrument of justice. “It is an act of scaring peaceful people, an act of evoking the fear of sudden, untimely death. It is an act of negotiating at the point of a gun. Terrorism is

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    Mumbai 26/11 Attack: Reality check, many victims are yet to be compensated

    Mumbai: The 26/11 attacks, which ripped through Mumbai, are nearing a decade but shockingly many of the 293 injured and 166 dead victims are still awaiting compensation. This is not merely the claim of a city-based advocate but also the stand of the Maharashtra government since August 2014 when an affidavit was filed stating that 50 per cent victims are yet to be compensated.

  • Pak court allows Mumbai 26/11 attack boat inspection

    Islamabad: A top Pakistani court has allowed the examination of a boat used by the 10 LeT terrorists to reach India for carrying out the 2008 Mumbai attack, overturning an anti-terrorism court verdict which it termed as “flawed”.