Free Press Journal
  • Tejpal case: No CCTV footage from hotel elevator

    Panaji: In what could be a setback for the sexual assault probe against Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal, police said Saturday CCTV cameras were not installed in the hotel elevator where Tejpal is alleged to have sexually assaulted his junior colleague twice.

  • PM favours institutional mechanisms for women’s safety

    New Delhi: Against the backdrop of rape and other crimes, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today favoured putting in place institutional mechanisms to ensure safety and security of women and children.

  • Nepal polls: Triple whammy for Prachanda

    Kathmandu: The 2013 Constituent Assembly elections in Nepal have dealt a severe blow to Unified Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist (UCPN-M) chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal aka Prachanda’s political career with three of his family members being defeated in the polls.

  • Delhi university student accuses IFFI official of sexual harassment

    Panaji: On the day when the Goa police lodged an FIR against Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal for allegedly sexually assaulting a junior colleague, one more instance of sexual harassment at the workplace appears to have slipped through their radar the same day.

  • 11 anti-polio volunteers kidnapped in Pakistan

    Islamabad/Peshawar: Eleven teachers involved in an anti-polio campaign were kidnapped today by suspected Taliban militants from Pakistan’s Khyber Agency.

  • PM warns of attempts to disrupt polls

    New Delhi: There may be attempts to disrupt the 2014 Lok Sabha and the ongoing assembly elections and security forces need to be careful and measured in their response to such incidents, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said here Saturday.

  • Chief Justice inaugurates National Lok Adalat

    New Delhi: In a mammoth exercise to settle 39 lakh pending cases, Supreme Court Chief Justice P. Sathasivam Saturday inaugurated a day-long National Lok Adalat where for the first time cases are being taken up simultaneously all over the country for settlement.

  • NC takes narrow lead over CPN-UML in Nepal polls

    Kathmandu: Nepali Congress took a narrow lead over the CPN-UML while the UCPN (Maoist) was at a distant third as the counting continued today for the election to the Constituents Assembly that will draft Nepal’s new Constitution in the country after years of political turmoil.

  • Minister Haroon Yusuf could face a tough contest in Ballimaran

    New Delhi: Ballimaran, a predominantly Muslim settlement has been a Congress bastion since 1993 with Power Minister Haroon Yusuf winning four back-to-back elections but it may throw up a surprise this time due to “unkept” promise by the ruling party to ramp up infrastructure in the area.

  • Jaya seeks immediate release of TN Fishermen

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today sought Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s intervention to secure immediate release of 80 fishermen detained illegally by the Sri Lankan Navy.

  • Left parties eyeing their share in Delhi polls

    New Delhi: The battle among the Congress, BJP and AAP in the December 4 assembly elections might be hogging limelight but there are other players too trying to make their presence felt in the Delhi’s political landscape.

  • Six-yr-old girl raped

    Ballia: A six year-old girl was allegedly raped by a youth in Naduahaldipur village under Ubhaon police station area here, police said today.

  • Test tube twins born in government hospital

    Thiruvananthapuram: A 32-year-old woman has given birth to test tube twins at a government hospital here, said to be the first pair born through In-vitro Fertilisation method in a state-run hospital in south India.

  • Two electrocuted in Thane

    Thane: Two persons were electrocuted near here this morning, police said, quoting preliminary reports.