Free Press Journal
  • AAP to lead the country to fundamental change: Bhushan

    Thiruvananthapuram: Terming the formation of Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi as “historic”, AAP leader Prashant Bhushan today said the party’s mission is to bring about a complete transformation in the country to ensure democratic and legal rights to the common man.

  • BJP to watch how early Kejriwal fulfills promises

    New Delhi:The BJP will play the role of an “honest, sincere” opposition and watch how early Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal fulfills his promises made to the people, BJP leader Harsh Vardhan said Saturday.

  • Kejriwal takes over as Delhi CM, promises corruption-free rule

    New Delhi: Heralding a new era of politics of governance, Arvind Kejriwal took over as the Chief Minister of Delhi promising a corruption-free government and appealed to parties including Congress and BJP to support his government.

  • President pays rich tributes to Shivaji, recalls his era

    Thane: President Pranab Mukherjee today paid rich tributes to Shivaji and said the great Maratha warrior achieved success in life without any formal education or training in statecraft.

  • Address faculty shortage, PM urges stakeholders

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday asked stakeholders in higher education to urgently consider the issues of quality and shortage of faculty and find methods to resolve them.

  • Seven detained over Bengal bus firing

    Kolkata: Seven people have been detained for questioning after gunshots were fired at a bus in West Bengal’s Malda district injuring at least three people.

  • Kejriwal to meet police commissioner

    New Delhi: After taking oath as Delhi’s chief minister, Arvind Kejriwal said he will meeting Delhi Police Commissioner B.S. Bassi Saturday.

  • Kejriwal is Delhi’s new CM, promises change

    New Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal, the anti-corruption campaigner and champion of people’s rights, became Delhi state’s new chief minister as he capped an amazing run with his fledgling Aam Admi Party formed 13 months ago.

  • 26 burnt alive as train coaches catch fire in Andhra

    Hyderabad: At least 26 passengers were burnt alive and 15 others were injured as two coaches of the Nanded-Bangalore Express caught fire in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh early Saturday, officials said.

  • Kejriwal pays homage at Rajghat

    New Delhi: Delhi’s newly sworn-in Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Saturday headed straight to Rajghat after his oath-taking ceremony to pay homage at the Mahatma Gandhi memorial.

  • Sonia hints at reconsideration of Maha govt decision on Adarsh

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi today indicated that the Maharashtra government would reconsider its decision to reject a judicial commission’s report on Adarsh housing scam, a day after Rahul Gandhi ticked off the state government over the issue.

  • Modi’s remarks over 2002 riots an image makeover strategy:Soni

    New Delhi: Congress today questioned the  timing of Narendra Modi’s expression of “pain” and “anguish” over 2002 Gujarat riots, accusing him of doing it as part of an “image makeover” before the Lok Sabha elections.

  • Kerala’s ‘first legislator’ Rosamma Punnoose dead

    Thiruvananthapuram: Rosamma Punnoose, who was the first person to be sworn in as legislator soon after the first assembly polls in Kerala in 1957, passed away in the Sultanate of Oman Saturday morning, her family said. She was 100.

  • Iraq forces arrest Sunni MP, kill brother and 5 guards

    Ramadi (Iraq): Iraqi security forces today raided the home of a Sunni MP who backed anti-government protesters, sparking clashes that killed his brother and five guards, and arresting him, police said.

  • Maoists dig up road in Odisha

    Bhubaneswar: Maoists Saturday dug up a road close to a bridge in Odisha’s Malkangiri district to prevent movement of security forces, police said.

  • Kejriwal second IIT alumni to become CM

    New Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal is only the second Chief Minister to be an IITian after his Goa counterpart Manohar Parrikar and joins a select group of ministers like Ajit Singh and Jairam Ramesh whose alma mater is the crown jewel of the country’s higher education.