Free Press Journal
  • Jagan to launch stir from jail, mother calls off hunger strike

    Vijayawada: YSR Congress honorary president Y S Vijayamma today called off her indefinite fast opposing proposed bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh after she was forcibly shifted to a hospital in Guntur in the wee hours.

  • Divijay’s dig at Janata Dal (S)

    New Delhi: Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh today took potshots at Janata Dal(S) for allegedly entering into an understanding with BJP in two Lok Sabha by-elections in Karnataka which were won by ruling Congress.

  • Modi opposing food security as he fears electoral setback: Cong

    Vadodara: Gujarat Congress today rapped Chief Minister Narendra Modi for writing directly to the Prime Minister over the Food Security Bill but not responding when the Centre had sought the views of the Chief Ministers on the issue earlier.

  • Print media in India bucks trend, set to grow: Tewari

    New Delhi: India seems to have “bucked the trend” of a downslide in the print media sector across the world with its newspaper industry poised to grow at 10 percent and emerge as the world’s sixth-largest newspaper market by 2017, Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari said Saturday.

  • Sushma challenges Sonia’s claim, claims says NDA to regain power

    New Delhi: Leader of the Opposition in Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj today countered UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi’s contention that UPA will retain power in the next elections and said claimed NDA will form the government after the polls.
    Talking to reporters on the sidelines of a programme here earlier in the day, Gandhi expressed confidence that UPA will come back to power after the next polls and maintained that the rights given to

  • Musharraf’s trial in murder case to be held in Balochistan

    Islamabad: The trial of former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf for alleged involvement in the killing of nationalist leader Akbar Bugti will be held in Balochistan and not the national capital, a court ruled today.

  • Sena MLA who abused women at toll-booth submits resignation

    Nashik (Maha): Shiv Sena MLA Anil Kadam, who had allegedly abused women staff at a toll-booth near Pimpalgaon Baswant on Mumbai-Agra national highway two days back, submitted his resignation to party chief Uddhav Thackeray today, sources said.

  • Ex-PM Gilani implicated in Rs 190 mn scam

    Islamabad: Pakistan’s top audit body has implicated former premier Yousuf Raza Gilani in a case of alleged misuse of taxpayers’ money for purchasing vehicles worth Rs 190 million.

  • Hurriyat leader opposes JK concert, appeals to German envoy

    Srinagar: Hardline Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani today appealed to German Ambassador to India Michael Steiner to reconsider holding a cultural programme in Kashmir next month.

  • Fish fake eyes to trick predators

    Melbourne: Small prey fish can grow a bigger ‘eye’ on their rear fins as a way of distracting predators and dramatically boosting their chances of survival, new study has found.

  • Human brains are hardwired for empathy and friendship

    Washington: Humans are hardwired to empathise because they closely associate people who are dear to them – friends, spouses, lovers – with themselves, a new study suggests.

  • Female frogs prefer males who can multitask

    Washington: Scientists studying gray tree frogs have found that females of the species prefer males whose calls reflect the ability to multitask effectively.

  • Gangrape accused kin claims he is a minor, police disagree

    Mumbai: The family of the first accused arrested in the gangrape of a young photojournalist here today said he is minor, a claim, if found true, could see him escape a stringent prison sentence and spend just three years at a correctional facility.

  • Talks on with private sector for job quota: Govt

    New Delhi: Government is in talks with the private sector on the issue of providing reservation in jobs, but wants to do it in an “amicable way”, Social Justice Minister Kumari Selja said today.

  • Bo’s trial continues for third day in China

    Beijing: The high-profile trial of disgraced Chinese leader Bo Xilai continued for the third day today as prosecutors presented more evidence to prove charges of bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power against him.