Free Press Journal
  • Nitish Kumar not to campaign for JD(U) in Gujarat

    Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Friday said he would not go to Gujarat to campaign for JD(U) for coming assembly elections there due to his ‘excessive engagements’. Kumar said he had canvassed for JD(U) in Gujarat in 2007 but would not be able to make it for the campaigning

  • Cong compares Kejriwal to chameleon

    New Delhi: The Congress today compared Arvind Kejriwal to a “chameleon” after the activist today demanded that both BJP chief Nitin Gadkari and Robert Vadra declare their business interests and disclose where all they own land.

  • Love marriages a shame, and mobiles the culprit

      Adults have banned love. Any young person who marries someone they love (as opposed to the official partner chosen by adults) will be exiled, said the town council of Baghpat, Uttar Pradesh. “Love marriages are a shame for society,” council member Sattar Ahmed told the Daily Mail. I’d love to see him and his wife on a romantic night out. I can imagine them passing the time stabbing voodoo effigies of

  • Brig under scanner for USD 5 mn bribe demand in chopper deal

    New Delhi: A Brigadier is under the scanner for allegedly demanding bribe of USD five million from an Italian company in a helicopter deal, with the Defence Ministry today seeking details from the government there and assuring “strong action” against the culprits.

  • Ministers in previous Mayawati govt face heat in LACCFED scam

    Lucknow: Armed with non-bailable warrants in connection with a construction scam, teams of UP Special Investigation Bureau today went to residences of two former BSP ministers at Bhadohi and Azamgarh but returned empty handed.

  • ​Faizabad violence: Role of DM, SP under review, says govt

    Lucknow (UP): In the aftermath of communal violence in Faizabad, the Uttar Pradesh government today said that it is examining if there was any laxity on parts of District Magistrate and Superintendent of Police in containing the trouble.

  • Websites case: Court asks ministry official to verify summons

    New Delhi: A Delhi court Friday asked a union home ministry official to appear and verify the forms for serving summons to US-based websites, including Facebook and Google, for allegedly hosting defamatory content on their sites.

  • Good governance essential for economic growth: Narayanasamy

    New Delhi: Good governance is pre-requisite for economic growth, Union minister V Narayanasamy today said and emphasised the need for strong public service institutions to effectively implement government policies.

  • NRI IT consultant killed in a freak accident, inquest told

    London: A 48-year-old NRI IT consultant was crushed to death by his own car after his seven-year-old son accidentally released the handbrake while looking for sweets, an inquest into the six month old incident has heard.

  • ‘Rape is rape’, Obama attacks Republicans on abortion rights

    Washington: US President Barack Obama chose to go full throttle against the Republicans over controversial rape remarks by a GOP candidate, contending that attempts to redefine rape make little sense and a predominantly male political class should not be making decisions for women.

  • Risky to send soldiers during Benghazi attack : Panetta

    Washington: Pentagon decided against sending US troops to Benghazi during the attack on the US Consulate as too little information and intelligence was available and it would have put lives of US troops at risk, US Defence Secretary, Leon Panetta, said.

  • India an important country in the region: Panetta

    Washington: Emphasising on India’s cooperation for developing stability in Afghanistan, US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said here that India is an important country in the region and whatever India can do to bring stability in Afghanistan would be very helpful.

  • Raj meets ailing Bal Thackeray

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray met his uncle and Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray here today and enquired about his health.