Free Press Journal
  • Cong, RJD trying to revive dark days in Bihar: Nitish

    Muzaffarpur:Amid indications of Congress forming alliance with RJD for the next general elections, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today said the two old partners were coming together again to bring back the “dark” days of poor law and order and misgovernance.

  • Khanduri criticises U’khand CM for statement on Lokayukta

    Dehradun: Former CM B C Khanduri today took exception to Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna’s statement that Uttarakhand will implement a Lokayukta Act based on the anti-corruption law passed by Parliament.

  • Mamata’s Facebook page crosses five lakh ‘likes’

    Kolkata: Within a year and a half of opening her official page, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has amassed five lakh ‘likes’ on social networking website Facebook.

  • Indian-American appointed as Texas Secretary of State

    Washington: Attorney Nandita Berry has been appointed the Secretary of State for Texas by governor Rick Perry, making her the first Indian-American to occupy the post in the southern US state.

  • Man held for raping woman

    Jaipur: A man was arrested today for allegedly raping a 27-year-old woman in a hotel room on the pretext of discussing his marriage proposal to her, police said here.

  • Chouhan inducts 23 ministers

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today expanded his ministry with the induction of 19 cabinet ministers and four ministers of state.

  • Over 50 killed in fighting in NW Pakistan

    Islamabad/Peshawar: Over 50 people, including militants, have reportedly died in Pakistan’s lawless North Waziristan region in the past three days after the army launched an operation in retaliation for a suicide attack on its soldiers.

  • HC orders woman to pray at Rajghat to repent ‘sin’

    New Delhi:The Delhi High Court, declining to pardon a woman who kept lying under oath about her marital status, ordered her to “repent her sin” by offering prayers at Rajghat for one week.

  • Other states should not say how Ganga should be cleaned:Akhilesh

    Lucknow: Irked by Narendra Modi’s remark that why Ganga could not be cleaned like his government had done with Sabarmati, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today hit back, saying they don’t need lessons from other states.

  • UP women narrate their tales of empowerment

    Lucknow: Over 600 women belonging to community-based organisation Nari Sangh from nine districts of eastern Uttar Pradesh congregated at Mau town to share their success stories, announce their future programmes and seek government support.

  • Fake teacher, aide booked after years of retirement for fraud

    Jalna (Mah): Almost over five years after he took voluntary retirement, a teacher who was allegedly recruited on the basis of fake cerificates and served Zilla Parishad schools for two decades, has been booked along with his accomplice for fraud, police said today.

  • Commission probing Kishtwar violence exonerates Kichloo

    Jammu: The R.C. Gandhi commission probing the Aug 9, 2013 communal violence in Kishtwar town of Jammu region has given a clean chit to the then minister of state for home Sajjad Ahmad Kichloo.

  • Three foreign women robbed in Goa

    Panaji: Three women tourists two Russians and a German have complained of robbery and burglary in two popular beach villages in Goa. The Russians were robbed near Calangute beach, and the German near Anjuna beach.

  • HC decides to hear petition of FTIL, Jignesh Shah on Jan 8

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today fixed for hearing on January 8 a petition filed by Financial Technologies India (FTIL) and its Chief Jignesh Shah challenging an order of Forward Market Commission (FMC) that held that both were not “fit and proper” to run any exchange.

  • Jayalalithaa criticises defence exercises with Sri Lanka

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa accused the central government of  holding “callous disregard of the strong views of the people of Tamil Nadu” over continued defence cooperation with Sri Lanka.

  • India, US don’t want ties to be spoilt by one incident: Khurshid

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said Saturday that India and the US are in talks to resolve the stand-off over the alleged mistreatment of an Indian envoy and both sides would not want their close ties to be hurt by this “one incident”.

  • Bihar acts against five officials for complacency

    Patna: Bihar has initiated action against five senior officials for complacency in implementation of welfare schemes, state Rural Development Minister Nitish Mishra said Saturday.