Free Press Journal
  • Bodies of missing ad professionals found in submerged car near Pune

    The mysterious disappearance of four city-based advertisement professionals finally proved to be a case of accident as rescue workers on Thursday fished out their car from Nira river along with the bodies of the three remaining occupants, who had set out on an excursion on November 1.

  • Nehru was reluctant to send troops to Kashmir in 1947: Advani

    After claiming that Jawaharlal Nehru had called Sardar Patel a “total communalist”, BJP  leader L K Advani today stoked a fresh controversy saying the then prime minister was reluctant to send army to Kashmir in 1947 even as Pakistani troops approached, but the Home Minister prevailed over him.

  • CPI(M) against blanket ban on opinion polls

    New Delhi: CPI(M) today opposed any blanket ban on opinion polls but said these should not be published for a “reasonable period” like from the date of notification till the date of polling.

  • Rs.15 lakh looted from cash van in Delhi

    New Delhi: Six people, in a car and riding a motorcycle, looted Rs.15 lakh from a cash collection van here Thursday afternoon, police said.

  • Mars probe’s orbit raised, all systems normal

    Chennai: The first of the six orbit raising manouevres for the Mars Orbiter was successfully completed early Thursday morning, the Indian space agency said.

  • Three Lankan Tea Board researchers forced to leave TN

    Udhagamandalam (TN): Three Sri Lankan researchers were forced to leave Coonoor near here in the early hours of today following pro-Tamil outfits’ plans to stage demonstrations, police said.

  • Women’s empowerment must happen: Rahul Gandhi

    Srinagar: Women’s empowerment should happen in India not only through reservation but as a matter of principle, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi said Thursday.

  • Chinese foreign minister to attend trilateral meeting

    Beijing: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will attend the 12th meeting of the foreign ministers of China, Russia and India and also the 11th Asia-Europe meet in India Nov 10-11, the ministry announced Thursday.

  • No state model ideal for nation: Sinha

    Kolkata: Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha today said no state model of development was ideal for the nation’s growth as many national issues are not dealt with by them.

  • Chinese Foreign Minister to attend RIC meeting in India

    Beijing: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will attend a two-day trilateral meeting of the Foreign Ministers of Russia, India and China in New Delhi from November 10 to discuss regional and international issues.

  • Oppn leaders discussing statues, instead of vision: Sibal

    New Delhi: In an attack on BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, Union minister Kapil Sibal today said that instead of sharing their vision on issues, opposition leaders were discussing matters like erecting statues.

  • Sonia targets BJP on naxal issue

    Kondagaon (Chhattisgarh): Congress President  Sonia Gandhi today played an emotional card by reminding people of sacrifices of its leaders killed in the Maoist attack in May and accused Chief Minister Raman Singh of shedding “crocodile tears” over it and failing to tackle naxal violence.

  • Jamaat-e-Islami ineligible for next elections: Bangladesh EC

    Dhaka: In a major blow to the fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami ahead of polls in Bangladesh, the Election Commission today said the party cannot participate in the general election in line with a court order.

  • Passengers brave crowded trains to reach Bihar for Chhath

    New Delhi/Patna: Bihar-bound trains from Delhi are witnessing a huge rush with passengers jostling for space to reach home for the state’s biggest festival Chhath, even as special trains are being run to ease the burden.

  • Muslims attack Mulayam over UP riots

    Aligarh:Muslim intellectuals here have attacked Samajwadi Party president Mualayam Singh Yadav, saying he was not a sincere well-wisher of the Muslim community.

  • PMO raised concerns over air services agreement with Abu Dhabi

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister’s Office had raised concerns over the bilateral air services agreement (ASA) signed between India and Abu Dhabi earlier this year, raising the number of flights from 13,700 to 50,000 each week.

  • Pune mishap: Car, bodies of 3 other missing youths recovered

    Pune: The mysterious disappearance of four city-based advertisement professionals finally proved to be a case of accident as rescue workers today fished out their car from Nira river along with the bodies of the three remaining occupants, who had set out on an excursion on November 1.