Free Press Journal
  • Sartaj Aziz meets Manmohan, stresses good ties with India

    New Delhi/Islamabad: Sartaj Aziz, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s foreign affairs advisor, Wednesday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and reaffirmed Islamabad’s desire to have “good neighbourly relations with India”.

  • EC voices displeasure over Rahul Gandhi’s remarks

    New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi was today ticked off by the Election Commission which expressed displeasure over the “tone, tenor and content” of certain remarks made during poll campaign and asked him to be more circumspect in future.

  • Uttar Pradesh to build more food storage godowns

    Lucknow: Speeding up implementation of the National Food Security Act 2013 in the state, the Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday directed officials to get food storage godowns constructed at the block level.

  • 3 youth arrested for extortion

    Srinagar: Three youth have been arrested for their alleged role in a case of extortion in Baramulla district of Kashmir.

  • BJP, CPI-M have common agenda: Chandy

    Thiruvananthapuram: The BJP and the Communist Party of India (Marxist) have a common agenda of reducing the Congress seats in the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections, said Chief Minister Oommen Chandy here Wednesday.

  • Man kills wife suspecting fidelity

    Coimbatore: A farm worker surrendered before a police station here today after killing his 40-year old wife suspecting her fidelity.

  • CBI chief regrets rape analogy

    New Delhi: A day after he made a rape analogy that caused outrage, CBI director Ranjit Sinha expressed regret over his comment.

  • Two Afghan schoolchildren killed in blast

    Kabul:Two schoolchildren were killed and three others wounded in a bomb blast Wednesday in the western Afghan province of Farah, sources said.

  • NPCC demands removal of Nagaland minister

    Kohima: The Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) today demanded sacking of Minister for Health and Family Welfare Imkong L Imchen of Nagaland People’s front as he had been charge sheeted for his alleged criminal conduct in the last assembly elections.

  • Iraq violence, including attacks on Shiites, kills 18

    Baghdad: A series of coordinated bombings targeting Shiite pilgrims ahead of major commemoration rituals were the deadliest in attacks across north and west Iraq that killed 18 people today.

  • Coup not possible in India, says ex-Army chief

    New Delhi: No coup can take place in India, asserts former Army chief Gen V K Singh, who faced allegations of planning a military takeover last year when he was locked in a major row with the government on his age issue.

  • NPP demands Meghalaya CM’s resignation

    Shillong: The National People’s Party (NPP) Wednesday demanded the resignation of Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma over the recent killings and kidnapping by tribal Garo rebels.

  • EC notice to Modi over ‘khooni panja’ remark

    New Delhi:  Acting on a Congress complaint, the Election Commission today slapped a notice on Narendra Modi for prima facie violating the Model Code of Conduct over his “khooni panja” (bloodied hand) remark on the Congress poll symbol.

  • NCW seeks explanation from CBI chief for rape remark

    New Delhi: The National Commission for Women (NCW) today sought an explanation from CBI chief Ranjit Sinha for his controversial rape remark and said it may recommend his resignation to the government after receiving a reply on his “insensitive and irresponsible” statement.

  • Pakistan wants resumption of dialogue with India

    Islamabad: Pakistan today said it wants the resumption of the dialogue process with India for resolving all outstanding issues, including the “core issue” of Kashmir.