Free Press Journal
  • Ramdev’s attacker arrested

    New Delhi: The NGO activist, who threw ink at yoga guru Ramdev, was today placed under arrest and a case of criminal assault and promoting enmity among communities lodged against him, police said.

  • BMC polls 2012: Reservation makes ward allotment difficult

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena-BJP-RPI and Congress-NCP have sewn up rival alliances for the next month’s election of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) after tortuous talks; now reservation of wards is proving to be another headache while distributing wards among the partners.

  • Assault on Ramdev, a bid to ‘blacken’ democracy: Hazare

    Ralegan Siddhi: Anna Hazare today denounced as an attempt to “blacken democracy” the incident in which Swami Ramdev’s face was smeared with ink and said such attacks will not deter “people’s movements”.

  • Zardari and Kayani meet for first time since memo scandal

    Islamabad: Pakistan Army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani today met President Asif Ali Zardari triggering speculation that moves could be made to resolve the tense stand-off between the government and the powerful military.

  • Parties, Team Anna condemn attack on Ramdev

    New Delhi: Parties like the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) joined Team Anna Saturday in condemning the ink attack on yoga guru Baba Ramdev here.

  • Bhopal gas tragedy survivors burn P Chidambaram’s effigy

    Bhopal: The survivors of the Bhopal gas tragedy on Saturday burnt an effigy of Home Minister P Chidambaram to protest the decision of a ministerial panel not to revise in the curative petition pending before the Supreme Court the figures of dead and injured in the disaster.

  • Wreckage of WW-II US aircraft found in Tripura

    Agartala: Sixty-five years after it crashed, the wreckage of an American plane used during the World War II has been found in a remote hamlet in Tripura.

  • Time has come for majority not to be silent: CAG

    New Delhi: Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Vinod Rai, who had estimated that the 2G spectrum allocation caused the exchequer Rs.1.76 lakh crore, Friday said that democracy was at the “crossroads” and it was time for the “silent majority” to speak up.

  • Pranab declines to comment on Pakistan situation

    Kolkata: Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today described reports of the possibility of a military coup in Pakistan as “speculation” and declined to comment on the situation in that country.

  • US fears Israel may be preparing to strike Iran

    Washington: Israel is preparing a military strike against Iran over US objections, triggering Americans to step up contingency plans to safeguard its facilities in the region in case of a conflict.

  • Memo scandal: Ijaz to visit Pak to depose before judicial panel

    Washington DC: Controversial Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz on Saturday announced that he would visit Pakistan to depose before a Supreme Court appointed judicial commission to “tell the truth” about the secret “memo”, which he claims was written on behalf of President Asif Ali Zardari.

  • Two days after SC verdict, Alistair yet to surrender

    Mumbai: Two days after the Supreme Court verdict in the 2006 hit-and-run case, Alistair Pereira, whose bail was cancelled, is yet to surrender before the authorities here.

  • Iraq suicide bomb kills 20 at pilgrimage climax

    Basra, Iraq: A suicide bomber killed 20 people in an apparent sectarian attack in south Iraq today casting a pall over the climax of a Shiite pilgrimage that draws hundreds of thousands from around the world.

  • Maneka Gandhi slams Digvijay Singh for terming Batla encounter Fake

    Bareilly: Commenting over Digvijay Singh’s statements over the 2008 Batla house encounter, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Maneka Gandhi has said that it is ‘disgraceful’ of the Congress leader to call it a fake encounter.

  • Fire breaks out in Thane dyeing unit

    Thane: A fire broke out shortly before midnight at a dyeing unit in the powerloom town of Bhiwandi, police said today.

  • Man threws black ink on Baba Ramdev, beaten up

    New Delhi: A man threw black ink at yoga guru Baba Ramdev while he was addressing journalists here Saturday. His furious supporters assaulted the man till he bled from his mouth.

  • AI cancelled 18 domestic flights, govt to step in

    New Delhi: Flight operations of Air India were disrupted today after 40 of its pilots reported sick as part of their ‘work to rule’ stir against the management’s failure to pay allowances, with the government saying it will take steps to resolve the issue.

  • Fast News

     Guddu, others visit Ajmer to offer ‘ chadar’ 

  • Mumbai crash Tamil Nadu make Ranji final for 11th time

    Mumbai Tamil Nadu entered the Ranji Trophy final for the eleventh time by virtue of having taken the first- innings lead over Mumbai in the semi- final that ended in a draw at the Wan khede Stadium here on Friday.

  • Saina fights her way into Malaysian Open semis

    Kuala Lumpur: Indias Saina Nehwal fought her way into the semi- finals of the Malaysian Open Superseries badminton event, defeating Denmarks Tine Baun 21- 13, 21- 23, 21- 13 in a last- eight match here Friday.