Free Press Journal
  • Blame will be on Rahul if Congress fails in UP: Pawar

    New Delhi: Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar has said Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will have to take the credit if his party wins or the blame if it loses the Uttar Pradesh elections.

  • Aneesh Chopra, Obama’s Indian American IT head, quits

    Washington: Aneesh Chopra, President Barack Obama’s information technology honcho, who was the highest ranking Indian American in the Obama administration, is leaving the White House, apparently to try his hand at politics.

  • ‘Cong vision document or division document?’ Jaitley

    Dehradun: BJP today criticised the ‘Vision Document’ of Congress saying mention of religion-based quota made it look like a “division document” and asked the party to reconsider it in national interest.

  • Top Berkshire executive Jain potential witness in Gupta trial

    New York: A superseding indictment against ex-Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta, an accused in insider trading scam, is expected to be filed by January 31, according to US prosecutors, who said his “close friend” and top Berkshire Hathaway executive Ajit Jain could be a potential witness in the trial slated for April.

  • Can’t understand TN govt’s ‘volte-face’ on KNPP: Congress

    Tirunelveli (TN): The AIADMK government’s sudden volte-face” in the Koodankulam Nuclear Plant Project issue after it had initially supported the project was “not understandable,” Tamil Nadu Congress Committe President BS Gnanadesikan said here today.

  • Shiv Sainiks storm Times Of India office

    Mumbai:More than 50 angry Shiv Sena activists Saturday afternoon stormed into the Times Of India building here and damaged furniture and fittings in the reception areas of the newspaper office.

  • Someone in Pakistan knew about Osama’s hideout: Panetta

    Washington: The US still believes that someone in authority in Pakistan knew where the world’s most wanted terrorist Osama bin Laden was hiding in the country, nine months after the raid that killed al-Qaeda chief.

  • Shocked former players call for wholesale changes in team

    Mumbai: Stunned by India’s Test slump abroad after the 0-4 rout in the series against Australia, former stalwarts today blamed it on the star-studded batting line- up’s flop show, saying heads have to roll following a second successive whitewash overseas.

  • Uma performs puja before leaving to file nomination papers

    Chhattarpur (MP): Senior BJP leader Uma Bharti performed a puja and `havan’ at `Mote Ke Mahavir’ Hanuman temple here today, before leaving for Mahoba to file her nomination for Charkhari assembly seat in Uttar Pradesh.

  • On poll-eve, ex-MP and Hingoli Congress chief joins NCP

    Sangli (Maharashtra): In a jolt to the Maharashtra Congress ahead of crucial civic and Zilla Parishad polls, Hingoli district party chief Shivaji Mane Saturday joined the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP).

  • Manipur records 40 percent polling till noon

    Imphal: Manipur recorded 40 percent polling till noon Saturday as voting continued at a brisk pace with people turning out in huge numbers to elect a 60-member assembly despite a string of bomb blasts in the past one week.

  • Facebook may file for IPO next week: Report

    New York: Facebook could file as early as next week papers for its much-anticipated initial public offering, which will value the social networking site at up to USD 100 billion.

  • Novak Djokovic grabs thriller

    Melbourne: Defending champion Novak Djokovic dug deep Friday to see off Britains Andy Murray in a thrilling five- set semi- final at the Australian Open.

  • Paes in mixed doubles final, Sania- Hesh ousted

    MELBOURNE: Leander Paes is in line to win two Slam titles as he and Elena Vesnina reached the mixed doubles summit clash even as Sania Mirza and Mahesh Bhupathi bowed out after their semi- final defeat at the Australian Open, here on Friday.

  • Mohun Bagan down Arrows

    Kolkata: Mohun Bagan returned to winning ways as they beat Pailan Arrows 2- 0 in their return leg ILeague fixture at the Yuba Bharati Krirangan here on Friday.

  • East Bengal hold Churchill

    MARGAON: Churchill Brothers allowed East Bengal to get off the hook and settled for a 1- 1 draw in an I- League football clash at Fatordas Nehru Stadium Friday.

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