Free Press Journal
  • Thakur meets CEC, seeks action against Virbhadra

    New Delhi: BJP today stepped up its attack on Himachal Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on corruption charges and demanded his resignation and also sought Election Commission’s action against him and his wife for “hiding” facts about their incomes in affidavits filed during polls.

  • ​Kolkata gangrape case: Civil society members meet Governor Narayanan

    Kolkata: Protesting civil society members met  West Bengal Governor M.K.Narayanan on Wednesday and appealed to him to provide adequate security to the family of a 16-year-old rape victim who had committed suicide, and to facilitate the child’s cremation in a smooth manner.

  • AP CM draws ire of Telangana ministers over portfolio re-jig

    Hyderabad: The New Year began with fresh trouble within the ruling Congress in Andhra Pradesh following change in portfolio of a minister from Telangana, triggering strong protests from his cabinet colleagues from the region.

  • Teenaged couple commits suicide

    Jaunpur: A teenaged couple allegedly committed suicide by hanging themselves from a tree in Dihiya village under Khuthan police station area here, police said today.

  • Outlook for 2014: Four-way contest in the offing

    December was a game-changer for the Congress since it finally woke up to the unfavourable ground realities which its myopic leaders had ignored largely because of the blindness caused by their socialistic baggage.

  • BJP promises to resolve dual citizenship woes of Goans

    Panaji: In one of its pre-election promises, the BJP has assured lakhs of Goans to help them get reprieve on the dual citizenship front, if the party is voted to power at the Centre.

  • Former BJP MLA Kanu Kalsariya joins Aam Aadmi Party

    Ahmedabad:  Former BJP MLA Kanu Kalsariya, who spearheaded the agitation against Nirma’s cement plant in his constituency, today joined the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the presence of its national executive member Dinesh Vaghela.

  • Nirupam warns of stir if Mumbai power tariff not reduced

    Mumbai: Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam Wednesday warned of an agitation if power tariffs in Mumbai are not “substantially reduced” in the interest of the middle class and slum populations.

  • Key brain protein answer to schizophrenia

    London: Our cells have a housekeeping service called autophagy that cleans up dysfunctional cellular components – essential to maintain cellular health.

  • Musharraf fails to appear before court

    Islamabad:  Embattled former Pakistani dictator Pervez Musharraf today failed to appear before a special court, with his legal team seeking that the hearing in the high treason case be adjourned for five weeks.

  • Telangana ministers complain to governor against chief minister

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh cabinet ministers from the Telangana region Wednesday complained to the governor against the chief minister for divesting their colleague D. Sridhar Babu of the legislative affairs portfolio.

  • Four SIMI members who fled from MP jail re-arrested

    Bhopal: The Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) of the Madhya Pradesh Police re-arrested four members of the banned Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) who were among the seven who fled from a jail last October, an official said Wednesday.

  • Politics over minor gangrape victim’s death in Bengal

    Kolkata: The death of a minor gang-rape victim here took a political colour Wednesday after the opposition CPI-M accused the police of trying to forcibly cremate the victim’s body against the family’s wishes.

  • J&K Education Ministry promotes over 1500 lecturers

    Jammu: Over 1500 lecturers have been promoted to the post of senior lecturers by the Jammu and Kashmir Education Ministry, Education Ministry officials said today.

  • Goa would strive to reduce windfall profits by mine owners: CM

    Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today said the mining industry would resume operations in this calendar year but the governments –- both State and Centre — should work out modalities to reduce windfall profits earned by mine owners.