Free Press Journal
  • Rahul refuses comment on Modi statement

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi today parried questions on Narendra Modi’s comments that he had felt “pain” and “anguish” over the 2002 Gujarat riots.

  • AAP govt will collapse soon under its own contradictions: BJP

    New Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal’s swearing-in as Delhi Chief Minister, BJP today asked its newly elected MLAs to be prepared for “snap polls” in near future, stating that tenability of AAP government with Congress support looks extremely suspect.

  • Cong should apologise for hate campaign against Modi: BJP

    New Delhi: A day after an Ahmedabad court accepted the SIT closure report giving clean chit to Narendra Modi in the Gulberg Society massacre case, BJP today demanded an apology from Congress for carrying out a “vilification campaign” against him post Gujarat riots.

  • ​Development should be beyond partisan agenda: Manish Tewari

    Jagraon (Pb): Claiming that Punjab’s debt has crossed Rs one lakh crore, Union Minister Manish Tewari today alleged that the “negative attitude” of the ruling SAD-BJP alliance has pushed Punjab towards economic disaster.

  • With privileges withdrawn, US Ambassador calls off Nepal visit

    New Delhi: India’s tough measures against US diplomats following the arrest of a senior Indian diplomat in New York has impacted US Ambassador Nancy Powell who called off her travel to Nepal after her special privileges were withdrawn.

  • No change in stand on abrogation of Article 370: BJP

    Jammu: BJP today said there is no change in its stand on abrogation of Article 370, which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir, saying the constitutional provision has created hurdles in the development and full integration of the state with the rest of the country.

  • BJP slams UP bureaucrat, Mulayam for “insensitive” remarks

    Jammu/Delhi: The BJP today lashed out at Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav and a senior UP bureaucrat for their “insensitive” remarks on Muzaffarnagar riots victims, and questioned the silence of rights activists who had earlier taken up similar issues in Gujarat.

  • Hyderabad civic employees call off strike

    Hyderabad: Sanitation workers of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) Friday called off their indefinite strike following an assurance by the authorities to look into their demands.

  • Denial of visa to Modi amounts to ‘immature diplomacy’: BJP

    New Delhi, Dec 27 (PTI) BJP today hit out at the US for denial of visa to Narendra Modi, saying to proclaim the Gujarat Chief Minister guilty even when there was no evidence against him despite several probes amounts to “immature diplomacy” and sets a precedent for a “reciprocal” response.

  • New tech in digital photography may help spot criminals

    London: Scientists have developed a new technique which can recover the faces of bystanders from reflections in the eyes of photographic subjects, an advance that could help identify criminals.

  • I feel liberated and at peace: Modi

    Ahmedabad:  Narendra Modi, often attacked over the 2002 post-Godhra riots under his watch as Chief Minister, today said he feels “liberated and at peace” in the wake of the clean chit given by a local court to him, claiming he was “shattered” by the blame laid at his doors for those killings.

  • Low-oxygen conditions help breast cancer cells spread

    Washington: Scientists have discovered that low oxygen conditions, which often persist inside tumours, initiate a molecular chain of events that give breast cancer cells their ability to move.

  • Concussions may lead to Alzheimer’s

    Washington: Elderly with a history of concussions – involving at least a momentary loss of consciousness – may have higher amounts of toxic brain protein linked with Alzheimer’s disease, a new study has found.

  • Wives of ‘missing’ men in Kashmir can remarry, rule scholars

    Srinagar: Women in Kashmir, whose husbands went missing during the over two-decade long militancy, can remarry if their spouses remained untraced for four years, a group of prominent Muslim scholars in the Valley have held.

  • Man slits wrist at Kejriwal meeting

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    Ghaziabad: A 25-year-old man from Delhi Friday slit his wrist at a public meeting held by AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal – to show his support for the party.

  • Snoopgate: Sibal accuses BJP of double speak

    New Delhi: Defending the decision to set up an inquiry commission to go into Gujarat snoopgate, Law Minister Kapil Sibal today accused BJP of “double speak” and said a probe ordered by the Narendra Modi government on it will meet fate of a probe panel on post-Godhra riots which is yet to give its report.