Free Press Journal
  • No time decided yet for AICC reshuffle: Dwivedi

    New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi is “number 2” in Congress but no definite date or time has been fixed for his assuming a larger role in the party in which a reshuffle is “due”, party general secretary Janardan Dwivedi said today.

  • Cyclone Nilam to cross Chennai Wednesday evening

    Nilam, a cyclonic storm centred over the Bay of Bengal, is expected to cross the coast of northern Tamil Nadu and southern Andhra Pradesh by Wednesday, the Met Office said Tuesday.

  • Sandy takes down Huffington Post and Gawker Websites

     Sandy,  has raised one hell of storm in the United States. Besides taking 18 lives, it also  flooded servers of Datagram Inc in New York City, bringing down several media websites it hosts, including Huffington Post and Gawker reports Reuters.

  • Date for home coming to be announced soon: Kalyan

    Lucknow: Former UP Chief Minister and Jan Kranti Party patron Kalyan Singh today said he was returning to his parent party BJP and the date for his re-entry would be announced soon.

  • SC directs CMC to make recommendation on Cauvery water issue

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today directed the Cauvery Monitoring Committee (CMC) to examine and make recommendations on all issues likely to be raised by Tamil Nadu and Karnataka over the sharing of water of river Cauvery at the panel’s scheduled meeting tomorrow.

  • ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ ship claimed by mega-storm Sandy

    Washington: The famous ship HMS Bounty which appeared in Hollywood movies like ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest’ has gone down with huge waves churned up by megastorm Sandy off the North Carolina coast.

  • TDP suspends MLA after meeting Jagan in jail

    Hyderabad: Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy may be behind bars in an illegal assets case but his YSR Congress (YSRC) party continues to trouble the ruling Congress as well as the opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP).

  • Mamata supports Hazare, says UPA govt in minority

    Kolkata: Announcing support for Anna Hazare’s demand for immediate dissolution of Parliament, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee today said the UPA government was a minority one with one party rule.

  • Air raids, bombs rock Damascus after truce failure

    Damascus: Explosions shook Syria’s capital today as warplanes launched their heaviest air raids yet and two car bombs struck, with the UN-Arab League peace envoy saying the conflict was going from bad to worse.

  • In US elections, weather can make waves at polls

    Washington: The photograph of former US president George W. Bush staring down at hurricane-ravaged New Orleans from the window of Air Force One in 2005 remains a textbook example of ill-considered political photo-ops, one that Bush later called a “huge mistake” that made him look “detached and uncaring”.

  • Storm-hit Obama ropes in Bill Clinton for election campaigning

    Washington: After suspending his election campaign to personally lead the administration’s preparedness for superstorm Sandy pounding the East Coast, US President Barack Obama has roped in charismatic Bill Clinton to carry on the campaign on his behalf.

  • 500 BJP workers detained for holding protests in Hyderabad

    Hyderabad: Around 500 BJP workers, including former Union Minister Bandaru Dattatreya and BJP national secretary Dr K Laxman, were taken into preventive custody for holding protests in front of the police commissionerate here today.

  • After Modi’s Rs 50 cr barb, Tharoor says his wife “priceless”

    New Delhi: Hitting back at Narendra Modi for his attack on his wife Sunanda Pushkar, Union Minister Shashi Tharoor today said she is “priceless” but the Gujarat Chief Minister needs to be able to love someone to understand that.

  • Mayawati attacks SP government over law and order

    Lucknow: Attacking the Samajwadi Party government over the law and order situation in the state, BSP President Mayawati today said the current regime has created massive insecurity and panic among the people.

  • Kudankulam unit-I to be operational shortly: Sinha

    New Delhi: The much-delayed Kudankulam nuclear power project is expected to become operational shortly, Ratan Kumar Sinha, Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission said today.