Free Press Journal
  • 28 killed, Indians among injured in Nigerian terror attacks

    Abuja: A wave of bomb and gun attacks in Nigeria’s northern city of Kano have killed 28 people and injured several others, including Indians, amid continuing violence by a radical Islamist sect which aims to impose sharia law in the country.

  • State govts have plundered UP”s wealth for 22 year: Rahul

    Bara: Accusing successive governments under BJP, SP and BSP in Uttar Pradesh of plundering public money, Rahul Gandhi today hit out at these parties for “lacking vision” for the state’s development and their “mistrust” of Centre’s “pro-poor” policies.

  • Committed to bringing a strong Lokpal: PM

    Amritsar: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said his government is committed to bringing a strong Lokpal in the country despite the bill being stalled in parliament.

  • Slipper thrown on Team Anna at Dehradun

    Dehradun: A slipper was hurled at Team Anna members during a public rally in Uttarakhand’s Dehradun city on Saturday.

  • Congress using ‘Rushdie dish’ to woo Muslims: Uma Bharti

    Lucknow: Amid the controversy over Salman Rushdie’s India visit, BJP leader Uma Bharti today said that the Congress will be looking to exploit the issue to the hilt to win over Muslims voters in Uttar Pradesh.

  • Sonia Gandhi takes on BJP in Uttarakhand on corruption issue

    Almora (Uttrakhand): Taking on BJP on corruption issue, Sonia Gandhi today said the party was forced to change its chief minister in Uttarakhand following graft allegations and accused it of “creating a wedge” between the hills and the plains.

  • Kapil Sibal agrees to write poem on Hazare and Ramdev

    Jaipur: Union Minister Kapil Sibal’s poetry reading session at the ongoing Jaipur Literature Festival turned into a political discussion when people bombarded him with questions ranging from Anna Hazare to internet censorship to education policies.

  • Sachin Tendulkar to bat in top gear in Adelaide

    Adelaide: In his quest for a 100th international century, Sachin Tendulkar has often lost his wicket to defensive batting but the Indian icon is expected to be in top gear in the fourth and final Test against Australia starting in Adelaide on Tuesday.

  • 13 policemen killed in Maoist attack

    Garhwa (Jharkhand): Thirteen policemen were killed and two others injured today when their vehicle was blown up by Maoists in the jungles of Bariganwa in Garhwa district of Jharkhand.

  • After Kalmadi, his aides now get bail

    New Delhi: A CBI special court here Saturday granted bail to former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee secretary general Lalit Bhanot and former treasurer M.Jayachandran.

  • Indians need new fast bowlers to rebuild reputation: Dean Jones

    Melbourne: Former Australian batsman Dean Jones believes that the Indian cricket team needs a fresh batch of fast bowlers if it wants to rebuild its reputation as world cricket’s top side in all formats of the game.

  • Rahul works his charm but UP might be too tricky

    New Delhi: He’s addressed 85 rallies, trying to go beyond just rhetoric by introducing a weaver boy or invoking a success story like tech guru Sam Pitroda’s  to keep the interest going. But will Rahul Gandhi’s high-pitched campaign go beyond mere charisma and actually bring in votes for a sagging Congress in Uttar Pradesh?

  • 26/11 case: Court hears arguments on NIA charge sheet against David Headley

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Saturday heard arguments on taking cognisance of the charge sheet filed by NIA against Pakistani-American David Headley and eight others for planning and executing terror strikes in India, including the 26/11 Mumbai attack.

  • BJP’s Sandesh atra accorded warm welcome in rural blocks

    Ujjain: Balram- Shivraj Sandesh atra being taken out by the BJP Kisan Morcha has been receiving massive public support in the rural areas since it started on January 16. The rural people welcomed the Sandesh atra being taken out under the leadership of BJP district president Tejbahadur Singh and district president Kisan Morcha Krishnachandra adav with pomp and show.According to media incharge Kailash Bodana, 80 percent visit of the 13 blocks of the


    Melbourne: Super- cool Swiss Roger Federer on Friday laughed off the racquet- smashing antics of Marcos Baghdatis but gave a reminder that he was not always the perfect gentleman on court.

  • Good day for Indians

    Melbourne: India recorded an all win- day at the Australian Open with Leander Paes, Sania Mirza, Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna winning their respective doubles matches, here on Friday.