Free Press Journal
  • NY train wreck engineer suspended without pay

    New York: Authorities have suspended an engineer, who nodded off while driving the over-speeding New York commuter train on the weekend that derailed, killing four people and injuring over 60.

  • Pak’s ties with US is that of slavery not friendship: Imran

    Islamabad: Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan today said Pakistan’s relationship with the US is that of “slavery not friendship” as his party held a demonstration outside parliament here against drone strikes.

  • Jhumpa Lahiri’s “The Lowland” among Time’s top 10

    Washington: Pulitzer Prize winning Indian-American author Jhumpa Lahiri’s new novel, “The Lowland”, set in Kolkata of the 1960s, has been listed fourth in Time magazine’s top ten books of fiction in 2013.

  • ​Justice Ganguly’s conduct is of sexual nature: SC panel

    New Delhi: The three-judge committee of the Supreme Court has concluded that the statement of the law intern, who had complained against Justice A K Ganguly, prima facie discloses an “act of unwelcome behaviour” and “conduct of sexual nature” on the part of the retired judge.

  • Haryana govt charge sheets Khemka; BJP, INLD slam move

    Chandigarh: Whistleblower IAS officer Ashok Khemka has been charge sheeted by Haryana government in connection with cancellation of mutation of land deal between Robert Vadra and DLF in Gurgaon in October last year, a move which BJP and INLD said amounted to punishing an “honest” bureaucrat for “exposing scams”.

  • Tejpal’s lawyer refuses to comment on police version

    Panaji: A lawyer for Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal, accused of sexually assaulting a woman colleague, has refused to comment on the police version that he has confessed to have committed the act while claiming it as “consensual”.

  • Pak prosecutors seek action against lawyer of Mumbai accused

    Islamabad: Pakistani prosecutors have sought contempt proceedings against the lawyer of the seven men charged with involvement in the Mumbai terror attacks for claiming that the evidence in the case was a “sham”.

  • Govt pitches for Communal Violence Bill

    New Delhi: Pitching for the smooth passage of Communal Violence Bill in the current session of Parliament, Minorities Affairs Minister K Rahman Khan today said it is not a divisive Bill and efforts are on to arrive at a consensus on the issue.

  • Cong demoralised at prospect of losing assembly polls: BJP

    New Delhi: BJP today said the Congress is demoralised at the prospect of losing the Assembly elections and may fail to respond to this crisis as it continues to be dependent on one dynasty for its survival.

  • Modi trying to protect Godhra riots perpetrators: Minority minister

    New Delhi: Minority Affairs Minister K. Rahman Khan Thursday accused BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi of trying to protect the perpetrators of the violence during the 2002 Godhra riots in Gujarat by opposing the Communal Violence Bill.

  • ​Mumbai start as favourites against Jharkhand

    Mumbai: A depleted Mumbai would look to seal a place in the quarterfinals with an outright victory when they take on laggards Jharkhand in their four-day Group A Ranji Trophy league clash starting at the Wankhede Stadium here tomorrow.

  • FIR against author Taslima Nasreen on cleric’s complaint

    Lucknow: An FIR has been lodged against controversial Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen for allegedly hurting religious sentiments following a complaint by a prominet Muslim cleric in Bareilly district of Uttar Pradesh.

  • Parrikar denies interference in Tejpal case

    New Delhi: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Thursday denied any interference in the Tarun Tejpal sexual assault case, saying he only wants justice to be delivered in the matter.