Free Press Journal
  • Cracker units mishap: Centre to post more staff at PESO office

    Virudhunagar (TN): In a bid to strengthen monitoring of fire cracker units in view of recurring mishaps, Centre would soon post more personnel to a regulatory office here, vested with the responsibility of inspecting over 700 units in the country’s fireworks hub.

  • Argumentative decision prevailing in noisy democracy: Moily

    Shillong: Union Power Minister Veerappa Moily today termed Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee’s deadline to the UPA government as an ‘argumentative decision prevailing in noisy democracy’.

  • Where is India?

    Like the previous years, this year too, not a single Indian institute features among the top 200 universities across the globe. Where are all the policies failing?

  • Touring country in a mobile cafe telling stories

    Chandigarh : Six young people with a passion for stories have set out to travel to seven cities with the unique mission of reviving the lost tradition of itinerant storytelling. In the process, they hope also to revive the gift economy — pay as you may.
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  • Shinde puts foot in mouth, draws flak

    Cong has forgotten what Bofors did to it, responds Opposition to Shinde remark that coal scam will be forgotten.

  • Now, N-protesters bury themselves in sand

    Kudankulam (TN) : Around 250 people were arrested in Tuticorin when they attempted to set out on a march to express solidarity with anti-nuclear agitators here who on Sunday buried themselves upto waist in beach sand, in a new form of protest against loading of fuel in Kudankuklam plant. A ‘solidarity march’ by cultural leaders from Kerala to Kudankulam to express support with the anti-nuclear activists here was also stopped on the

  • Fast News

    3 women allegedly commit suicide following dowry harassment

  • UPA allies cannot live up with Cong arrogance: BJP

    New Delhi : BJP on Sunday hit out at Congress saying its isolation is complete with UPA allies not being able to live up with its “arrogance” after indications emerged that Trinamool Congress may consider pulling out its ministers from the Centre over diesel hike and FDI issues.

  • Is Hazare distancing himself from Kejriwal?

    New Delhi : In an apparent sign of distancing himself from Arvind Kejriwal-led group’s political foray, Anna Hazare today said politics will not deliver a better future for people and asked those planning to join his anti-corruption movement to contact him in Ralegan Siddhi. Till now, the Hazare-led movement was headquartered in Delhi and run under the banner of India Against Corruption, a non-registered body perceived to be controlled by Kejriwal.

  • No problem if Mamata leaves: Cong

    Kolkata : Stressing that Trinamool Congress can oppose and offer its own proposals even while staying in the union government, West Bengal state Congress chief Pradip Bhattacharjee Sunday said there will be no problem to its stability if Trinamool decides to quit.  Bhattacharjee’s comment comes at a point when Trinamool Congress is planning to take a “hard decision” if the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government does not roll back the twin decisions

  • Don’t demolish 200-year-old Hindu temple: Pakistani court

    Islamabad : A court in Pakistan has restrained authorities in the port city of Karachi from demolishing a Hindu temple believed to have been constructed 200 years ago, a media report said.

  • UPA will ‘fall’ by December, says Shatrughan Sinha

    Patna : Accusing Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of being responsible for “scams”, veteran actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha Sunday demanded his resignation and said the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government would collapse by the end of this year.

  • Political masterstroke to revive Manmohan’s reformer image

    New Delhi : The UPA government’s slew of economic decisions, including opening up retail to foreign investment, has revived Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s image as a “courageous reformer” and is a “political masterstroke” that will help the sagging image of the embattled government, political analysts and commentators said.

  • Ore export scam: CBI conducts search at Reddy aide’s houses

    Bellary (Kar) : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Sunday conducted searches at two premises of an associate of jailed mining baron G Janardhan Reddy in connection with the probe into illegal iron ore export.

  • S Arabia halts deportation

    Fasih Mohammed was allegedly involved in the conspiracy behind the bomb blasts in Bangalore and Delhi

  • Do parties come under RTI Act?

    New Delhi : Are political parties supposed to reply to applications filed by public under the Right to Information Act?

  • Jha or Tomar: the ball is in CMs court

    After the BJP executive body meeting at Khandwa giving green signal to the partys organisational election, it has been decided that the election for new BJP state president will be held by November- end.

  • Post hike, diesel still cheaper in India

    New Delhi : The steepest-ever Rs 5.63 a litre hike in price not withstanding, diesel in India is still cheaper than its neighbours Pakistan and Bangladesh as also the US and the European countries. Diesel prices were on September 14 raised by Rs 5.63 per litre to Rs 46.95 a litre in Delhi.