Free Press Journal
  • Indian woman raped, enslaved in Britain for years

    London: A 40-year-old woman, said to be an “illiterate” Indian, was beaten, raped and given out-of-date food and passed between three middle-class families as a slave for many years in Britain, a daily reported.

  • 124 killed, 3,000 injured in China quake

    Beijing:  At least 124 people were killed and more than 3,000 others injured Saturday when a devastating earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter scale struck southwest China’s Sichuan province, adjacent to a region where an 8.0-magnitude quake in 2008 left 69,000 people dead while 18,000 are still missing.

  • NDA attacks PM, govt on JPC report on 2G scam

    New Delhi: BJP-led NDA today wondered how the JPC draft report on 2G spectrum allocation issue had exonerated Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister P Chidambaram without examining them and appealed to all members of the committee to reject the document in toto.

  • Mulayam lashes at Centre for ‘step-motherly treatment to UP’

    Lucknow: Drawing comparison with Bihar, which has got Rs 12,000-crore special package, SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav today alleged that Uttar Pradesh was not getting “adequate help” from the Centre for development despite shortage of resources.

  • December 16 Gangrape: police opposes bail plea of accused

    New Delhi: Delhi Police today opposed in a special court the bail plea of one of the four accused in the December 16 gangrape case, saying the accused may flee, tamper with evidence and try to influence witnesses.

  • Section 144 imposed at India Gate

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police Saturday imposed prohibitory orders in the India Gate area to forestall protests after the brutal rape of a five-year-old girl.

  • Modi first among equals in the PM candidate race, says Kalyan

    Etah: Joining the chorus, BJP leader Kalyan Singh today said there are a number of able and experienced leaders in the party, but acceptability of Narendra Modi as prime ministerial candidate is “highest”.

  • Five-year-old girl raped in MP

    Seoni (MP): A five-year-old girl was allegedly raped in Ghansour town near here by a youth, police said today.

  • ‘Social gaming promotes healthy behaviour’

    Washington: Adding social gaming elements to a behaviour tracking programme can help people exercise more frequently and decrease their body-mass index, according to new research.

  • ‘Mediterranean diet good for older adults’

    Washington: Mediterranean diet lowers the risk of a condition associated with hypertension, type 2 diabetes mellitus, arthritis, and cardiovascular diseases, a new research has claimed.

  • Hizbul Mujahideen militant held with arms in J-K

    Srinagar: Two persons, including a Hizbul Mujahideen militant were arrested along with a loaded pistol and two grenades in Kulgam district of south Kashmir today, police said.

  • Protests at PHQ, Sonia residence over Delhi rape

    New Delhi: Protests over the rape of a five- year-old girl erupted in Delhi today with people staging demonstrations at various places in the capital including the residences of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde and Police Headquarters.

  • Kudankulam issue:’People, experts living in different worlds’

    Puducherry: Noted agriculture scientist M S Swaminathan today said there should be continuous interaction between experts and local communities from the stage of conception of nuclear power plant to avoid situation like in Kudankulam, where locals are up in arms against the project.

  • BJP to ‘corner’ Govt in Parliament on JPC, Delhi rape

    New Delhi: BJP is set to corner the Government in Parliament over the leakage of JPC report on 2G Spectrum allocation, coal scam and the brutal rape of a five-year-old girl in Delhi as the second phase of the Budget Session begins on April 22.

  • Modi 100pc secular and BJP’s best bet for PM post: Jethmalani

    Vadodara: Describing Gujarat CM Narendra Modi as being “impeccably secular, honest and fully qualified” to become the Prime Minister, senior lawyer and Rajya Sabha MP Ram Jethmalani today said the BJP should announce his candidature for the top post before the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.

  • Sonia, Rahul, PM to campaign for Karna Assembly polls

    Bangalore: Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Vice President Rahul Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh would undertake a whirlwind tour across the state from April 23 for the May five Karnataka Assembly polls.