Free Press Journal
  • HC red flags Iskcon’s plan to hold rath yatra on Shivaji Park

    Mumbai: Holding that the city’s open public spaces should be allowed to be used only for their designated purpose, the Bombay High Court has refused to grant permission to International Society for Krishna Consciousness (Iskcon) to hold their annual Jagannath Rath Yatra at Shivaji Park.

  • AAP has moral mandate to form government: Sisodia

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has the “moral mandate” to rule the national capital, Delhi Minister Manish Sisodia said Thursday, moving the mandatory trust motion in the assembly

  • Tharoor says “not me” to Swamy’s tweet

    Thiruvananthapuram: Union Minister Shashi Tharoor faced some embarrassing moments when media persons sought his response to BJP leader Subramaniam Swamy’s allegation that a central minister from Kerala had misused powers to get his son out of a UAE prison.

  • South Korean president to skip Odisha on India visit

    Bhubaneswar: South Korean President Park Geun-Hye is likely to skip the  Odisha leg of her India visit later this month as there has been little progress on  Posco’s $12 billion project in the state, an official source said Thursday.

  • Somalia twin bombing toll rises to 11: police

    Mogadishu: The death toll from the twin bomb attacks in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu has risen to 11 after three people died from their wounds, police said today.

  • Three persons charred to death in fire mishap

    Ghaziabad: Three persons were charred to death while two were injured when a major fire broke out in a tent house in Siyani Gate area here late last night.

  • Student killed by train, colleagues pelt stones

    Muzaffarnagar: Enraged over a fellow student’s death after being hit by a train, a group of students pelted stones at the Dehradun-Bandra train injuring 12 people, including the train driver, in Saharanpur district police said today.

  • Not afraid of trust vote: Kejriwal

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said his party was not afraid of facing a trust vote in the Delhi assembly Thursday to determine whether or not his government enjoys majority support.

  • Maldives President asks India’s leadership to resolve regional issues

    New Delhi: Maldivian President Yameen Abdul Gayoom, who arrived here yesterday on his first official visit after assuming office in November, said on Thursday that his country is looking to India’s leadership to resolve pressing regional issues.

  • Naxals kill police jawan in Chhattisgarh

    Raipur: A police jawan was allegedly kidnapped and killed today by naxals in Maoist-hit Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh, police said.

  • Sibal praises C-DAC for making supercommuting history

    New Delhi:Union Communications and Information Technology Minister Kapil Sibal has congratulated the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) for achieving a significant milestone with the PARAM Yuva II supercomputer.

  • Advocate arrested for extortion

    Bijnor: An advocate has been arrested here for allegedly extorting money from people by making phone calls posing as senior government and police officer.

  • AAP govt will win trust vote in Delhi Assembly: Anna Hazare

    Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra): Veteran social activist Anna Hazare on Thursday expressed confidence that the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP Government will win the trust vote in the Delhi State Assembly.

  • Roll back LPG price hike: Jayalalithaa

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Thursday demanded the central government either roll back the hike of Rs.220 for non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG) cylinders or increase the supply of subsidized cylinders per year.