Free Press Journal
  • PM holds public darbar at residence

    New Delhi: After a long time, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today held a public darbar at his residence, meeting people from various sections of the society and listening to their grievances and complaints.

  • Five coal miners killed in Meghalaya mine mishap

    Shillong: Five miners were crushed to death when the cables of a crane being used to lower them into a coal pit snapped midway hurling them down the pit in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district, officials said Saturday.

  • 14 ‘missing persons’ produced in Pakistan SC

    Islamabad: After repeated warnings from the Supreme Court, Pakistani authorities today produced in court 14 men who had been detained without charge by security agencies.

  • BJP will win in Delhi: Malhotra

    New Delhi: Senior BJP leader Vijay Kumar Malhotra Saturday expressed confidence that his party will win the Delhi assembly elections.

  • Man gets five year jail for trying to rape toddler in temple

    New Delhi: A man, who had attempted to rape a two-and-a-half-year-old child inside a temple, has been jailed for five years by a Delhi court which said instances of minor girls being victim to such “nefarious acts” are rising.

  • There is still scope to stall AP bifurcation process: Minister

    Hyderabad: Reiterating that the decision to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh was a “grave mistake”, Union Textiles Minister Kavuri Sambasiva Rao today said the AP Reorganisation Bill-2013 was unlikely to be approved by Parliament.

  • ‘No IB breach, plan masterminded in Rajouri in Sept 26 attack’

    Pharadpur BOP (Kathua): The BSF ruled out any breach of the International Border by the three militants of a suicide squad, that killed 12 persons in twin attacks on September 26, and said the act was staged and guided from Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.

  • Eight persons killed in mishap

    Nashik (Mah): Eight persons were killed and two others injured when their SUV collided head-on with a container-lorry at Kanadgaon on Manmad-Malegaon road this afternoon, police said.

  • Thai police step up security after warning of fresh protest

    Bangkok: Thai authorities today began stepping up security around key state buildings after anti-government protesters vowed to make a final push to oust Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Monday.

  • Andhra bifurcation: Mixed response for Seemandhra bandh

    Hyderabad: The two-day bandh call given by the pro-United Andhra Pradesh groups against the Cabinet’s nod for draft bill for bifurcation of the state has evoked a mixed response in the coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema regions on the second day today.

  • South Africa begins preparations to bid adieu to Mandela

    Johannesburg: South Africa today began preparations to host leaders from across the world set to converge on the country to pay respect to Nelson Mandela during memorial events to be held in the ten days of mourning for the anti-apartheid icon.

  • Uttar Pradesh’s first gangster is Samajwadi Party’s poll candidate

    Lucknow: Samajwadi Party’s candidate from Sultanpur for the Lok Sabha Polls, Ateeq Ahmad, was the first person to be booked under the ‘Gangster Act’ in Uttar Pradesh and has several cases of dacoity, murder, extortion and fraud against him, police records showed.

  • Assembly poll verdict in four states tomorrow

    New Delhi: The fate of governments in Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh will be known tomorrow when counting of votes  takes place in the assembly elections, considered the semi-finals ahead of the Lok Sabha elections next year.