Free Press Journal
  • Raj Thackeray rules out alliance with Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray today, ruled out any alliance with Shiv Sena. This comes after Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray had expressed willingness to join hands with his cousin Raj Thackeray.

  • Cyberbullying as harmful as physical violence: study

    Washington: Children who are bullied online or by mobile phone are just as likely to skip school or consider suicide as kids who are physically bullied, according to a new study.

  • SC seeks response of Naveen Jindal, Centre on Zee plea

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today sought response from Congress MP Naveen Jindal and the Centre on a plea by Zee Television seeking quashing of three FIRs, including the alleged extortion case, against the group and its editors.

  • Sabarmati jail staff under scanner after jailbreak attempt

    Ahmedabad: Sabarmati prison staff were today under the scanner of the Police probing the daring jailbreak attempt by serial blasts accused amid questions how iron rods and the jail map found its way into the barrack and the tunnel digging work went undetected for two months.

  • Will impound Yasin Malik’s passport if requested, says MEA

    New Delhi: Amid concerns over Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik sharing the dais with 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed in Pakistan and demands for revoking his passport, the external affairs ministry Tuesday said if it receives a request for impounding Malik’s passport it would “act on it”.

  • IOC’s decision sad and shocking: Yogeshwar Dutt, Sushil Kumar

    New Delhi: Indian wrestling fraternity today expressed shock and surprise at the IOC’s move to drop the sport from the 2020 Olympic programme, with London medal winners fearing the decision could halt the rising profile of the game in the country.

  • Qaeda urges jihad against France in Mali: SITE

    Dubai: Yemen-based Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has called for jihad, or holy war, to thwart France’s military intervention in Mali against Islamist rebels, SITE Intelligence agency reported today.

  • CBI probe ordered into Italian helicopter deal

    New Delhi: India’s defence ministry Tuesday ordered a CBI probe into the contract to purchase 12 AgustaWestland helicopters from Italian defence firm Finmeccanica following arrest of its chief executive Giuseppe Orsi on corruption charges relating to the $800-million deal.

  • Facebook case: HC asks Maha about action taken against cops

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today directed Maharashtra government to file an affidavit stating what action it proposes to take against the police officials who arrested two girls from nearby Palghar district for posting comments on Facebook.

  • Ext Affairs ministry to implement HM views on Malik: Khurshid

    Rajgir (Bihar): External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid today said the Union Home Ministry is seized of the matter related to JKLF chief Yasin Malik sharing dais with LeT chief and Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed to protest the hanging of Afzal Guru and his ministry would faithfully implement the views taken by it.

  • Man dumps 18-month-old nephew in drain to take revenge

    New Delhi: In a shocking incident, a man kidnapped and dumped his 18-month-old nephew in a drain in east Delhi to take revenge on the toddler’s parents, with whom he had some personal enmity.

  • MiG-27 crashes, pilot safe

    Jaipur: A MiG-27 aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed in Rajasthan’s Barmer district today, but the pilot ejected safely.

  • Afzal’s family to be allowed in Tihar,press for return of body.

    New Delhi/Srinagar: Afzal Guru’s family members will be allowed to visit his grave for prayer inside the Tihar jail complex in Delhi, the Centre said today, even as the family of the Parliament attack convict pressed for the return of his body.

  • Centre rejects plea for Prez Ref against Balakrishnan

    New Delhi: The Centre has turned down an NGO’s plea for a Presidential Reference for removal of National Human Rights Commission chairperson K G Balakrishnan over allegations of misconduct during his tenure as Chief Justice and judge of the Supreme Court.

  • Cong owes an explanation on 2G prosecutor issue: BJP

    New Delhi: BJP today demanded a thorough probe into the issue of CBI prosecutor in 2G case allegedly being caught on tape sharing prosecution strategy with an accused, claiming that it was yet another “proof” of the agency’s “misuse”.

  • IOC drops wrestling from 2020 Olympics

    Lausanne: IOC leaders have dropped wrestling for the 2020 Games in a surprise decision to scrap one of the oldest sports on the Olympic program.

  • Italian company chief held on charges of bribing in India

    New Delhi: The alleged scam in a Rs 3600 crore defence helicopter deal with an Italian firm today took a new turn with its chief being arrested in Milan, prompting the government here to order a CBI probe.