Free Press Journal
  • 7 out of 10 youths in Punjab take to drugs: Rahul

    Chandigarh: Rahul Gandhi today claimed seven out of 10 youths in Punjab have a drug problem, triggering a controversy with ruling Akali Dal asking how the Congress leader came to this “mathematical conclusion” on drug addiction in the state.

  • Govt to provide security to Operation Blue Star veterans

    The government has decided to provide security to Brig (Retd) Israr Rahim Khan, who led the first Army troops that entered the Golden Temple in Amritsar during Operation Bluestar.

  • UPA govt won’t survive beyond winter session of Parliament:BJP

    Bhopal: Senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj today claimed the UPA government will not be able to survive beyond the winter session of Parliament as it has been reduced to a minority and the country is heading towards early polls.

  • BJP demands SIT probe in Maharashtra irrigation scam

    Pune: Maharashtra BJP today alleged thatadministrative work in the government had come to “standstill” as a result of internal bickering between Congress and NCP and demanded a SIT probe into the alleged irrigation scam.

  • UPA treats Gujarat as enemy state: Narendra Modi

    Accusing the UPA government of treating Gujarat as an “enemy state”, Chief Minister Narendra Modi has said the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) was concealing information about Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s trips abroad. He also reiterated that his focus was Gujarat and reports of his prime ministerial ambitions were mere speculation.

  • 80 more dengue cases in Odisha

    Bhubaneswar: At least 80 people in Odisha tested positive for dengue in the last couple of days, taking the total number of those affected by the disease in the state to 1,707 this year, an official said Thursday.

  • China’s Mo Yan wins 2012 Nobel Prize in Literature

    Stockholm:Chinese writer Mo Yan, “who with hallucinatory realism merges folk tales, history and the contemporary”, Thursday won the 2012 Nobel Prize in Literature, the Swedish Academy announced.

  • Romney presses advantage over Obama’s ‘bad night’

    Washington: President Barack Obama has conceded he had a bad night at the first debate against his Republican challenger Mitt Romney, but insisted that the “fundamentals” of the presidential race haven’t changed.

  • BJP wants to halt UPA’s all welfare measures: Rahul Gandhi

    Questioning the rationale behind opposition to the Centre’s economic decisions by the BJP, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday alleged that the party’s only intent “is to halt work” and oppose every welfare move of the UPA government.

  • Pakistani teen’s Taliban attackers identified

    Islamabad: Child peace campaigner Malala Yousufzai, who was shot at by the Taliban, will not be sent abroad for treatment, said Interior Minister Rehman Malik. He added that her attackers have been identified.

  • Indian public sector inefficient, impotent: Chinese govt mouthpiece

    India is plagued by its “inefficient and impotent public sector”, said a state-run Chinese daily, which added that successful Indian software and banking industries “contribute little to the employment and income growth of the overall economy”.

  • GMR group offices raided on tax evasion suspicion

    New Delhi:The Income Tax department on Thursday carried out searches on the premises of GMR group in the national capital and a few other locations in the country suspecting tax evasion. Sources said the search operations were being conducted by the Hyderabad investigations unit of the department.