Free Press Journal
  • Money matters


    Hello. One of our very close family friends are coming to stay with us next month and I am very scared the son tried to act smart with me once. And now they are going to be living with us. I don’t know what the right thing to do is. I don’t want to spoil anything. My parents and his parents are very close. I do not want

  • Women shall be equal partners in party, vows Rahul

    New Delhi :  Though the Congress is unable to keep its promise of having at least one-third women office-bearers, its young vice-president Rahul Gandhi has promised that the share of women office-bearers shall go up to 50 percent.


    The BJP leader has to explain within 20 days why action should not be initiated against him under the Conduct of Election Rules, 1961, and why he should not be disqualified for his failure to maintain a correct account of his election expenses.

  • Bengal CEC gets a Maoist death threat!

    Kolkata :  For the first time in the history of West Bengal, state chief election commissioner Meera Pandey received a death threat saying she would be “annihilated by a hired Maoist squad”.

  • Will the BJP act against Gopinath?

    Mumbai :  With Gopinath Munde in big, big trouble, the question being asked is whether BJP will show the courage to sack him from the post of Deputy leader of Lok Sabha as this issue is expected to rock Parliament during the monsoon session.

  • Street Food : Mumbai on a Roll

    Join KATHA NAURIYAL as she visits places that offer some of the best rolls the city.

  • Modi lends ear to riots’ slide show

    For the first time Gujarat CM was made to listen to the plight of the 2002 Gujarat riot victims, who are living in sub-human conditions in Ahmedabad.

  • Demand to name Freeway after Thackeray, Ambedkar

    The demand for naming Eastern Freeway after Bal Thackeray comes from Raj Thackeray’s MNS. RPI chief Athawale wants it to be named  after Ambedkar.

  • India, China conclude another round of talks

    Beijing/New Delhi : India and China held two days of border talks in a “productive, constructive and forward-looking atmosphere”, including on maintaining peace and tranquility on the nearly 4,000 km boundary that saw a three-week standoff earlier this year, reports IANS.

  • Rahul attends final rites of IAF man killed in chopper crash

    Amethi :  Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday arrived here and met the family members of IAF officer Akhilesh Kumar Singh who died in Tuesday’s chopper crash in Uttarakhand, reports PTI.

  • Didi may move SC to seek panchayat polls before Ramzan

    Kolkata :  With the West Bengal panchayat polls slated to be held during Ramzan, the ruling Trinamool Congress said on Saturday it might approach the Supreme Court to conclude the exercise before the Muslim holy month, which begins in the second week of July, reports PTI.

  • Govt cuts tariff value of gold with fall in global rates

    New Delhi :   The government on Saturday slashed the import tariff value of gold at $401 per ten grams and that of silver to $604 per kg as prices of the precious metals fell in the international market.

  • Court’s clean chit for Kurien in sex scandal

    Thiruvananthapuram : In a major relief to senior Congress leader and Rajya Sabha deputy chairman PJ Kurien, a court in Kerala rejected Suryanelli rape victim’s plea for making him an accused in the sensational case.

  • Minor girl suffers near death experience; losses uncle, aunt

    Kanpur :  A fun trip to Kedarnath turned out to be a nightmare for nine-year-old Shivani whose young mind has been scarred by her almost near death experience and the loss of her uncle and aunt in the Uttarakhand calamity.

  • Special efforts to reunite ‘Chhoti’ with her family

    New Delhi :  Moved by the plight of a two-year-old girl separated from her parents, Union Minister Manish Tewari has written to the nodal officer for Uttarakhand rescue operations, seeking special efforts to reunite the child with her family.

  • CBI accused not a GAIL employee

    New Delhi :  GAIL refutes the news item of any of its employee being under CBI custody on account of graft charges, Bhagwat Sagar Ojha, a Dy. Collector in Government of Uttar Pradesh, was on assignment from the State in the capacity of a Competent Authority to facilitate GAIL in RoU acquisition activity for laying pipelines in the region.  BS Ojha has been repatriated to the State. Both the accused are not

  • Bookie Jeetu tried to rope in another RR player

    New Delhi :  A bookie arrested in connection with the IPL spot-fixing case tried to rope in Rajasthan Royals player Harmeet Singh but did not strike a deal as he felt he was “young” and could not do much for them, Delhi Police claimed today.


    A stable Afghanistan and Iran are critical to India’s energy security as these two countries can provide greater access to Central Asian region which has abundance of hydrocarbon wealth, says  External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid.

  • US warns citizens on travel to Egypt as American killed

    Cairo :  Warning its citizens against travelling to Egypt, the US on Saturday said its non-emergency diplomatic staff could leave the country after an American freelance photographer was killed during protests against President Mohamed Mursi a year after his election, reports PTI.

  • Pak PM Sharif bats for closer ties with India

    Islamabad :  Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday said that his PML-N party has pursued a policy of friendship and cooperation with India ever since its previous stints in power and will continue to do so to promote peace and prosperity in the region, reports PTI.