Free Press Journal
  • Congress claims Modi’s governance as “faulty and fake.”

    New Delhi: Congress today sought to call the bluff of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi saying his governance was a “failure” and he was faking figures to claim development when the state is lacking badly in social sectors.

  • Advani has ‘candid’ interaction with Bhagwat

    New Delhi: BJP patriarch L K Advani today had a “candid” interaction with RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on recent developments in the wake of elevation of Narendra Modi as head of BJP’s election campaign committee.

  • 45 Army, IAF choppers; 10,000 troops deployed in Uttarakhand

    New Delhi: Stepping up relief and rescue operations in Uttarakhand, the Defence Ministry has deployed more than 45 choppers belonging to the Army and the IAF there along with more than 10,000 troops in the rain-ravaged parts of the hill state.

  • Lalu was ambivalent to arrest Advani: Ranjan Yadav

    Patna: While RJD President Lalu Prasad is trumpeting getting L K Advani arrested in Bihar in 1990, his friend-turned foe Ranjan Yadav today claimed Prasad ambivalent and took the decision only when told his government would be dismissed by V P Singh if he fails to do so.

  • Indian money in Swiss banks dips to record low at Rs 9,000 cr

     Zurich: Indians’ money in Swiss banks has fallen to a record low level of about Rs 9,000 crore (1.42 billion Swiss francs), as a global clampdown against the famed secrecy wall of Switzerland banking system made it unattractive for their global clients.

  • Nitish suffering from ‘NaMonia’, says BJP

    Patna: BJP hit back today at Bihar Chief Minister’s barbs at his Gujarat counterpart Narendra Modi and citing his elevation as the party’s poll panel chief to part ways with the NDA saying that Nitish Kumar was down with ‘NaMonia’.

  • 50 major landslides hit four road stretches in Uttarakhand

    New Delhi: At least 50 major landslides occurred in just four road stretches in calamity-torn Uttarakhand, where hundreds of pilgrims are feared to have perished in flash floods, an official said.

  • RS polls: Kanimozhi, Elangovan to fight it out for sixth seat

    Chennai: Ruling AIADMK’s arch rival DMK and main opposition party in the state Assembly DMDK are finally set to fight it out to bag the sixth seat in the June 27 biennial elections for the Rajya Sabha from Tamil Nadu.

  • Sadik Jamal case: CBI files affidavit, says probe in progress

    Ahmedabad: CBI today filed an affidavit in connection with the encounter killing of Sadik Jamal in 2003 and told a court here that its investigation was in progress and that they are looking into all “relevant points” in the case.

  • School students escape unhurt after bus goes up in flames

    Hyderabad: At least 50 students of a private international school escaped after a fire completely burnt their bus, near Batasingaram crossroads on the outskirts of the city this morning, the police said.

  • Pujari gang member arrested in Mumbai

    Mumbai: A 44-year-old member of fugitive Ravi Pujari’s gang has been arrested while two country-made pistols and 10 live rounds, allegedly meant to be delivered to another gang member in suburban Chembur, were seized from him, police said today.

  • Raja Bhaiya undergoes lie-detection test

    New Delhi: Former Uttar Pradesh minister Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiya today underwent lie-detection test in connection with the murder of Kunda DSP Zia-ul-Haq.

  • Thousands of flood-hit without food in Uttarakhand

    Dehradun: As the skies cleared Thursday, rescue and evacuation operations picked up in flood-ravaged Uttarakhand but those who survived the nature’s fury alleged major food shortages.

  • Napoleon’s death mask fetches 170,000 pounds at auction

    London: An extraordinary cast of the death mask of French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte, which spent years gathering dust in a family attic, has fetched a whopping 169,250 pounds – almost three times its presale estimate – at an auction here.