Free Press Journal
  • Bharat Bandh affects normal life in Karnataka   

    Bengaluru: Normal life was thrown out of gear during the ‘Bharat Bandh’ called by the Congress and supported by JD(S), its ally in the coalition government, and other parties, to protest the rise in prices of petroleum products. Roads in the city wore a deserted look since morning as government buses, private taxis and most of the autorickshaws did not ply.

  • Mumbai Rains Pictures: Normal life disrupted, rail, road traffic affected, maximum city crawls

    Road and rail traffic was disrupted as heavy rains continued to batter Mumbai, its surroundings areas and large parts of Maharashtra for the fourth consecutive day on Tuesday, officials said. Several inbound or outbound long-distance trains were either cancelled, terminated en route or diverted on the Mumbai-Gujarat and Mumbai-New Delhi sectors.

  • Bharat Bandh has partial effect in Odisha

    Bhubaneswar: The Bharat Bandh being observed by various groups protesting caste-based reservation affected normal life in several parts of the state on Tuesday. Western Odisha was mostly affected following the shutdown call.

  • Normal life hit in Pondy in bandh in support of Jallikattu

    Puducherry: Normal life was hit today in Puducherry by the dawn to dusk bandh called by various Tamil outfits and students organisations in support of holding the banned Jallikattu, to which various political parties, including ruling Congress, have extended support.

  • Oil tanker associations strike cripple life in Jammu

    Jammu : With the oil tankers’ association going on an indefinite strike across the state alleging attacks on their vehicles in Kashmir by stone pelting mobs, petrol pumps across Jammu region have almost gone dry, crippling normal life.

  • Emilia Clarke likes to be real

    London: “Game Of Thrones” star Emilia Clarke says she likes to be real and reconnect with her friends when she’s not working. The 29-year-old actress believes it is important to reconnect with her normal life when she isn’t in the “bubble” of filming a TV or movie project as she finds inspiration in her loved ones, reported Hello magazine.

  • Hartal, Thrissur

    Hartal paralyses normal life in Thrissur district

    Thrissur: The dawn-to-dusk 12-hour hartal called by CPI(M) in Thrissur in protest against the murder of a party worker here paralyzed normal life across the district today. Shops and commercial establishments remained closed in most parts of the district. However, services of Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) buses were not affected. CPI(M) Thirunelloor branch committee M Shihab was hacked to death at Pavaratty Chukku Bazaar near Thrissur last night. Party District Secretary A C Moideen