Free Press Journal
  • Cong ‘Shivir’ a mere party event to launch Rahul Gandhi: Raje

    Jodhpur: Terming the ‘Chintan Shivir’ of Congress party as a mere event to launch Rahul Gandhi as the leader in the 2014 polls, former chief minister and Leader of Opposition in Rajasthan Assembly Vasundhara Raje today claimed that no serious issues were discussed during the conclave.

  • Rahul Gandhi made Vice President of the Congress

    Rahul Gandhi appointed as Vice President of the Congress. A formal announcement has been made today during the Chintan Shivir meet at Jaipur.  A K Antony moves resolution on Rahul’s appointment at CWC.

  • Decisions on Pakistan cannot be based on emotion: Rahul

    Jaipur: Seeking to temper the discourse on Pakistan in the wake of the beheading of an Indian soldier, Rahul Gandhi today made some plain speaking saying taking tough steps and showing emotions are two different things.

  • Andhra may slip into political chaos over Telangana

    Hyderabad: With the centre appearing set to announce its decision on the Telangana issue this month, Andhra Pradesh may once again slip into political chaos as leaders from both the Telangana and Seemandhra regions are threatening a showdown.

  • Fire crackers at 10 Janpath as Rahul Gandhi likely to be V-P

    Jaipur: Rahul Gandhi is expected to be given a larger role in the Congress anytime soon, party leaders indicated today amid growing clamour for declaring him as the Prime Ministerial candidate of the party.

  • Sarabjit a victim of “cross-border politics”: Lawyer

    Chandigarh: Seeking immediate release of Sarabjit Singh, an Indian national on death row in Pakistan, his lawyer Awais Sheikh has said that Singh is a “victim of politics on both sides of the border.”

  • Time to reverse durbar move: Omar Abdullah

    Jammu: If Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has his way, Srinagar could remain the state capital in winter and Jammu during summer.

  • Robbers break into Jalandhar bank, empty 40 lockers

    Jalandhar: In a daring and well-planned operation, robbers broke into the vaults of a branch of a state-run bank in this Punjab city and took away cash and jewellery from 40 lockers, police said Saturday.

  • 13-year-old girl raped in Odisha, two held

    Bhubaneswar: Two people have been arrested in Odisha’s Sundergarh district for raping a 13-year-old girl, police said Saturday.

  • Cong’s concern not for youth, but for Rahul’s launch: BJP

    New Delhi: Attacking Congress, BJP today alleged it was raising concerns about youth and unemployment at Jaipur conclave after doing nothing on the issue for nine years it has been in power and that the ruling party’s real ‘worry’ was on projecting Rahul Gandhi among young voters.

  • Rahul moves centre stage, CWC to decide ‘bigger role’

    Jaipur:  The stage is possibly set for a “bigger role” in the government and party for Rahul Gandhi with the all-powerful Congress Working Committee (CWC) likely to discuss the popular wish expressed at the three-day special session here.

  • Mexican inmates kept crocodile as prison pet

    Mexico City: A routine inspection of a prison in Mexico led to an unexpected discovery of a crocodile in one of the prison cells, police said.

  • US flu epidemic worsens, 29 children dead

    Washington: A flu epidemic gripping the United States is more severe than usual, striking the elderly especially hard, health authorities  as they also announced 29 child victims.

  • Pran still in hospital, but better

    Veteran actor Pran, who has been in hospital now for almost a month, has shown signs of improvement, the actor’s son said.