Free Press Journal
  • Maha govt seeking jailed cartoonist’s release: Patil

    Nashik: Maharashtra Government today sought to distance itself from the row surrounding jailed cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, but said it was trying to seek the release of the artist who has been charged with sedition.

  • Advani slams PMO’s attempts to silence foreign scribe

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Monday attacked the Prime Minister’s Office for what he called attempts to ”crush” a foreign correspondent for criticizing Manmohan Singh in an article.

  • CVC penalises 203 govt officials on corruption charges

    New Delhi: As many as 203 government officials, including 20 from the Department of Telecommunications, have been penalized by the Central Vigilance Commission on corruption charges.

  • Justice Katju defends cartoonist who is booked for sedition

    Mumbai/New Delhi : Justice Markandey Katju, chairman of Press Council of India, on Sunday defended cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, who was arrested for allegedly posting seditious content on his web portal, saying the latter has done nothing illegal.

  • India in no Mars race with China: ISRO

    Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) : India’s second moon mission will depend on Russia’s decision after a failed inter-planetary mission with China, said India’s space agency chief Sunday, a day when it launched its 100th mission. He also ruled out any race with China to Mars.

  • Former Anna colleagues urge him to delink from Kejriwal

    New Delhi : A day after India Against Corruption started a survey on forming a political party, some prominent members and volunteers of erstwhile Team Anna today urged Anna Hazare to delink himself from Arvind Kejriwal and revive the “apolitical” anti-graft movement.

  • Prajapati encounter: Shah was in touch with police, cliams CBI

    New Delhi :   CBI has claimed former Gujarat Home Minister Amit Shah was in regular touch with the police officials, who have allegedly been part of the conspiracy in the fake encounter of Tulsiram Prajapati in December 2006.

  • ALEPPO Battle intensifies

    A Syrian rebel aims his weapon during clashes with government forces in the Ezza district of the northern city of Aleppo. The battle for Aleppo, has been raging with the army unable to dislodge the rebels. Syrian troops bombarded the city. The governor of Aleppo province has denied media reports that said drinking water was poisoned. In another

  • Snap poll depends on leaders, parties: Pranab

    Tirumala :   Against the backdrop of disruptions in the monsoon session of Parliament, President Pranab Mukherkjee on Sunday said the possibility of early polls depended on the behaviour of political leaders and parties.

  • Gupta fetes two for bravery

    Home Minister Uma Shankar Gupta felicitated Seema Singh and Tanvi Sharma who challenged the criminals in different incidents.

  • UK council plans to thank Indian immigrants

    City of Leicester is celebrating 40th anniversary of arrival of Indians in the town after being expelled from Uganda. The same council had threatened the Indian community that it was not in their interest to come to Leicester.

  • Wave of attacks kill 56 in Iraq

    Insurgents strike in 11 cities targetting security forces, police recruits and civilians.

  • City likely to experience rain today

    The city is likely to experience from light to heavy rainfall on Monday, as monsoon is still active in different parts of the state . The people of the city witnessed sharp sporadic showers on Sunday.

  • 171 Hindus arrive from Pak; seek refugee status

    Jodhpur : A batch of 171 Hindus today arrived here from Pakistan after a three-month long arduous journey with leader of the group saying they were seeking a refugee status in India for the sake of “self respect”, religious freedom and children’s future.  They have been accommodated temporarily in a temple campus until proper arrangements are made.

  • Road map for future loses its way in internal cracks

    The three- day meeting of the Congress, convened to frame strategy to put the BJP government in the state in trouble, again witnessed disputes within its leaders.

  • Kurien is hailed as an iconic figure, visionary

    Anand/New Delhi : Dr Verghese Kurien was today hailed as an iconic figure who transformed India and “touched us all” as President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh led the nation in paying glowing tributes to the father of country’s ‘white revolution’.

  • Romney slams Obama on jobs, defence cuts

    Florida : Republican challenger Mitt Romney faulted President Barack Obama for the country’s weak jobs outlook and looming defence cuts as he tried to blunt any momentum the incumbent picked up from the festive, well-choreographed Democratic National Convention.