Free Press Journal
  • New Mexican president sworn in

    Mexico City:  Enrique Pena Nieto was sworn in Saturday as Mexico’s new president, prior to his ceremonial inauguration.

  • Strauss-Kahn to pay $6 mn over rape claim

    Paris:  Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn will pay $6 million in an out-of-court settlement to New York hotel maid Nafissitou Diallo who accused him of sexually assaulting her, France’s Le Monde reported Friday.

  • Colombian, Nicaraguan leaders to discuss boundary row

    Lima: Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said here Friday he hopes to speak in the most respectful, civilized way with Nicaraguan counterpart Daniel Ortega about a world court ruling that awarded Managua waters long claimed by Bogota.

  • China needs democracy: Chinese activist

    New Delhi: Chinese activist and columnist Michael Anti said here Saturday that internet censorship in his country was hurting the young and added that China needed democracy.

  • Complaint filed with poll panel against Sanjeev Bhatt

    Lucknow: A complaint was Saturday filed with the Election Commission, accusing Gujarat cadre Indian Police Services (IPS) officer Sanjeev Bhatt for violating service rules by accompanying his wife as she went to file her nomination for the forthcoming assembly polls.

  • Raj Thackeray, children become targets for online attackers

    For the first time, an ‘unknown’ enemy has attacked Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray and his children, by creating fake online accounts on social networking websites, forcing the party to seek police help.

  • Beed explosion: NIA, ATS start probe

    Beed (Mah): Officers of NationalInvestigation Agency and Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad are probing the yesterday’s radio set explosion at Kalegaon village of Kaij tehsil in the district, in which four persons were injured.

  • SP, BSP should clear stand on FDI in retail: Rajnath

    Lucknow: BJP leader Rajnath Singh today asked the Samajwadi Party and the Bahujan Samaj Party to clear their stand on the issue of foreign direct investment in retail.

  • ​Left parties to seek another vote : Karat

    Patna: Left parties will seek another vote during amendment to FEMA regulations even if UPA wins the one on FDI in Parliament by ‘cobbling’ up numbers by ‘luring’ parties opposed to it, CPI-M General Secretary Prakash Karat said here today.

  • Zee News journalists’ bail plea deferred to Dec 3

    New Delhi: Zee News journalists Sudhir Chaudhary and Samir Ahluwalia’s bail petition was deferred till Dec 3 by a court here Saturday. The duo were arrested here Nov 27 on charges of attempting to extort Rs.100 crore from Jindal Power and Steel Ltd.

  • IK Gujral cremated with full state honours

    Former Prime Minister IK Gujral was on Saturday cremated here with full state honours in the presence of the country’s top leadership, including President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

  • Action against Hafiz Saeed if charges proved in court: Khar

    Pakistan will take action against LeT founder Hafiz Saeed — the mastermind of the Mumbai attacks — if India provides evidence against him that stands in court, foreign minister Hina Rabbani Khar said on Saturday.

  • Another fake Facebook account case in Maharashtra

    Mumbai: Raj Thackeray-led MNS has complained to police that a bogus account was allegedly created in the name of the party chief’s son on social networking site Facebook and “objectionable” comments about B R Ambedkar were posted.

  • Yeddyurappa’s decision to quit BJP will erode his clout: DVS

    Mangalore: Former Karnataka Chief Minister D V Sadananda Gowda today said B S Yeddyurappa’s ‘hasty decision’ to quit BJP and launch his party would boomerang on him and erode his political clout in the state.

  • Norway police files charges against Indian couple

    The Indian couple arrested here in an alleged child abuse case have been charged with “gross repeated maltreatment” of their child for which the prosecution has proposed a minimum sentence of one year and three months for the parents.

  • Eight charred to death as bus catches fire

    Nagpur: Eight persons, including four women were charred to death when a private luxury bus caught fire in the wee hours on Saturday at Hinganghat, about 100 km from here, police said.