Free Press Journal
  • Ishrat case: Amin moves SC for quashing charges

    New Delhi: Suspended Gujarat cadre IPS officer N K Amin, arrested in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case, today moved the Supreme Court for quashing of charges against him.

  • SIT obsessed with discrediting Bhatt, Sreekumar:Jafri’s lawyer

    Ahmedabad: The lawyer of Zakia Jafri, who has accused Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi of complicity in conspiracy behind the 2002 communal riots, today said the special investigation team which probed her complaint was obsessed with discrediting former IPS officers Sanjeev Bhatt and R B Sreekumar.

  • Suspended IAS officer gets a pat from HC, calls her brave

    Lucknow: The Allahabad High Court today had a word of praise for suspended IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal, who took on the powerful sand mafia in Gautam Budh Nagar, sayng she “bravely” exercised her jurisdiction.

  • Home-guard set on fire, GJM TU leader killed in Darjeeling

    Darjeeling: A home-guard was set on fire and a Gorkha Janmukti Morcha trade union leader was found murdered in Darjeeling today amidst incidents of arson on the eve of the indefinite bandh called in the hills to demand Gorkhaland on the lines of Telangana.

  • New book provides a rare glimpse into secretive world of CPC

    Beijing: Sixty-four years in power and still going strong, the ruling Communist Party of China (CPC) has come out with a new book highlighting the successes of its “collective leadership” system besides providing rare glimpses into most secretive and opaque style of its functioning.

  • One in three US teens experience dating violence

    Washington: One in three US teens have been victims of dating violence, and around the same have committed relationship violence themselves, a new study has found.

  • Soon, hormone jab to ease arthritis pain

    London: Scientists have found that a naturally occurring hormone can relieve joint swelling and pain in rheumatoid arthritis, a finding that may lead to a simple jab to battle the crippling condition.

  • Eight pc Brits click attractive strangers on public transport

    London: More than eight per cent of UK adults confess they have secretly photographed attractive strangers on public transport, in the park or a coffee shop and even in the doctor’s surgery, according to a new survey.

  • Obama nominates woman to lead air force

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has nominated Deborah Lee James, a defence industry executive and former assistant secretary of defense, to head the air force replacing Michael Donley, who stepped down in June after being in the job for five years.

  • Kerry hopes Pak drone strikes to end “very soon”

    Islamabad: US Secretary of State John Kerry has said that America has made significant headway in its drone campaign and hoped the strikes in Pakistan, a major irritant in bilateral ties, could end “very soon”.

  • ​Pakistani authorities say ban on YouTube can’t be lifted

    Peshawar: Pakistani authorities have told a court that the ban on YouTube cannot be lifted until a mechanism is put in place to permanently block blasphemous contents on the popular video-sharing website.

  • UK Dalit groups mobilise over caste law delay

    London: Dalit groups in the UK are mobilising forces once again to protest against the Cameron government’s move to delay the implementation of an anti-caste legislation by two years, affecting at least 400,000 people in the country.

  • Senate passes resolution remembering Gurdwara shooting victims

    Washington: The US Senate has unanimously passed a resolution remembering the six Sikh worshippers gunned down inside a Wisconsin Gurdwara by a white supremacist last year, ahead of the first anniversary of the tragic incident.

  • Five TDP MPs resign

    Hyderabad: Accusing the Congress of dividing Andhra Pradesh only to serve its political interests, five MPs of Telugu Desam Party (TDP) today resigned from their posts.

  • Malshej ghat closed for traffic

    Thane: The Malshej ghat in Thane has been closed for vehicular traffic since early this morning after boulders blocked the way, rural police said.

  • Elderly man gets life sentence for killing daughter-in-law

    Erode: A 70-year-old man has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a court here for murdering his widowed daughter-in-law over property dispute and disposing of her body by burning after chopping it into pieces last year.