Free Press Journal
  • Cong dubs BJP demand for PM resignation unjustified

    New Delhi: Rejecting as “unjustified” and “fancy” BJP’s renewed demand for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s resignation over coal block allocation scam, Congress today launched a counter attack at the Opposition party reminding it of its drubbing in Karnataka Assembly polls.

  • Cops rule out terror angle in bus explosion case

    Latur (Maha): Though the cause of yesterday’s explosion inside a state transport bus at Nalegav village in Latur district was yet to be ascertained, preliminary investigations have ruled out any terror angle, said Maharashtra ATS.

  • New discovery offers hope for Parkinson’s

    Toronto: Scientists have discovered the three-dimensional structure of the protein Parkin, a finding which may provide new ways to develop drugs to slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease.

  • Fun and friends can help ease breast cancer pain

    Washington: Breast cancer patients surrounded by people with whom they can have a good time or positive social interactions with, are better able to deal with pain and other physical symptoms of the disease, according to a new study.

  • Modified mosquitoes may halt spread of malaria

    Washington: Mosquitoes infected with a strain of bacteria may be used to halt the spread of malaria as they show signs of resistance to the parasite, a new study has found.

  • Malala appeals to Pakistani people to vote for change

    Islamabad: Malala Yousufzai, teenage rights activist who was shot in the head by the Taliban, today appealed to people to exercise their franchise, saying “one vote can change” Pakistan’s future.

  • Kiran Bedi for making CBI strong independent probe body

    Chandigarh: Former IPS officer and social activist Kiran Bedi today alleged the growing interference of the Union government in the functioning of the CBI had turned the premier investigating agency into a “caged parrot”.

  • Left parties demand through probe into Coalgate, bribery

    New Delhi: Left parties today demanded a thorough probe into coal block allocation scam and the bribery episode in the Railway Ministry, hours after Union Ministers Pawan Kumar Bansal and Ashwani Kumar quit.

  • Raje misleading people, making false promises: Gehlot

    Bagru (Raj): Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot today urged people not to get swayed by BJP’s “false commitments” and accused the Opposition of misleading people ahead of the Assembly polls.

  • Why India not self-reliant in defence production, Modi asks

    Ahmedabad: On the 15th anniversary of 1998 Pokhran nuclear tests, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi asked on his blog today why India continues to spend thousands of crores of rupees on defence imports.

  • Mumbai bullion market remains shut

    Mumbai: The Mumbai bullion market are shut for the second straight day today as traders are continuing their protest against the newly introduced local body tax (LBT) in Maharashtra.

  • India’s lone missile test firing range face sand erosion

    Chennai: Changing sand patterns around India’s lone missile test-firing range at Wheeler Island off Odisha coast is causing serious concern for Defence Research and Development Organisation and the agency is seeking assistance from Chennai-based National Institute of Ocean Technology to control the erosion.

  • BJP wants PM also to go, to launch ‘jail bharo’ agitation

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should also go following the resignation of two cabinet ministers, BJP president Rajnath Singh said Saturday and announced a “jail bharo (filling the jails)” agitation May 27-June 2 against the “all-round failure” of UPA government.