Free Press Journal
  • Unnecessary speculation over Afzal’s fate laid to rest: Patel

    Gondia (Maha): With the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru early today, unnecessary speculations over his fate were finally laid to rest, senior NCP leader and Union Heavy Industries Minister Praful Patel said here.

  • Sushilkumar Shinde scores with hangings, signals firmness

    New Delhi: Sushilkumar Shinde’s nearly six months in office as the union home minister have seen hangings of two major terror convicts – Ajmal Amir Kasab and Afzal Guru – depicting a sense of determination of the UPA government to deal with terrorism cases and signalling his firmness on the issue, say officials and analysts.

  • Guru should have been executed much earlier: BJP

    New Delhi: Questioning the delay in the execution of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, BJP today said it should have happened much earlier after the confirmation of the capital punishment by the Supreme Court in 2005.

  • Some hormonal contraceptives up diabetes risk in obese women

    Washington: Healthy, obese women who use certain hormonal contraception may have a slightly increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes compared to those who use non-hormonal contraception, a new US study has found.

  • ​Core of al-Qaeda on path to defeat: Obama

    Washington: The core of al-Qaeda is on the path to defeat, US President Barack Obama has said adding that this has been mainly due to the relentless actions being taken by his administration against terrorist groups.

  • No danger from asteroid: NASA

    Washington: Asteroid 2012 DA14 will come closer to Earth than any previous object of its size during a Feb 15 fly-by, but the space rock poses no danger to the planet, NASA said.

  • US keen to jointly develop, export arms with India

    Washington: India not only wants to co-develop and co-produce arms with the US, but also wants to jointly export them, a top Pentagon official has said adding that the United States supports such Indian aspirations.

  • Karna begins water release to TN

    Mandya: Complying with the Supreme Court directive, Karnataka today commenced release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu, as the BJP Government’s action came in for sharp criticism from opposition parties and triggered protests.

  • ‘Did BJP not comprise with terrorists in 1999?’

    New Delhi: Congress leader Digvijay Singh today stepped up attack on BJP following the execution of Afzal Guru, saying the opposition party had compromised with terrorists in the Kandahar plane hijack in 1999.

  • Ready to go to jail for Hindutva: Togadia

    Mumbai: In line of fire over his alleged hate speech, VHP leader Praveen Togadia today said he was ready to go to jail for the sake of Hindutva.

  • Big B salutes Indian law for Afzal hanging

    Mumbai: Hailing the decision to hang parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan said Saturday that it was important to follow law and order.

  • Guru showed no signs of remorse: Tihar officials

    New Delhi: Jaish-e-Mohammad militant Afzal Guru, who was hanged today for his role in the deadly terror attack on Parliament in 2001, was remorseless when he was taken to the gallows in the morning.

  • Mobile internet services snapped in Kashmir

    Srinagar: Authorities today snapped the mobile internet services in Kashmir valley following hanging of Parliament attack convict Mohammed Afzal Guru inside Tihar jail in national capital.

  • Hurriyat calls for four-day mourning for Afzal Guru

    Srinagar: Moderate Hurriyat Conference led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq today announced four-day mourning on the death of Mohammad Afzal Guru, who was hanged this morning following his conviction in the Parliament attack case.

  • Afzal Guru’s hanging: Political parties say justice done

    New Delhi: Political parties today said justice has been done with the execution of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru even as BJP questioned the delay in carrying out the death sentence.