Free Press Journal
  • Haryana’s politicians and their love for Delhi

    Chandigarh: Politicians from Haryana love to be in New Delhi at the drop of a hat. Given the proximity of the national capital to Haryana – the state that surrounds Delhi from three sides – the Haryana politicos seem to have made it their birthright to be seen in the power circles there.

  • Delhi Metro contractual employees appeal to Kejriwal

    Ghaziabad: Around 100 contractual employees of the Delhi Metro gathered  outside Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s residence Thursday and demanded their jobs be made permanent.

  • Two killed in Bihar firing

    Patna: Two people, including a police officer, were killed in a firing incident at a Bihar village late Wednesday night, an officer said Thursday.

  • ‘Political violence in Bangladesh worrisome’

    Dhaka: The violence in Bangladesh was political in nature, a daily said Thursday, rueing that “women, children and even minority communities also fell victim”.

  • 8,868 killed in Iraqi violence in 2013: UN

    Baghdad: As many as 8,868 people were killed due to widespread violence in Iraq in 2013, of them 759 dying in December alone, the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) has revealed.

  • Alleged baby swapping case in Malda

    Malda(WB): With 13 crib deaths in the past three days, the Malda Medical College and Hospital authorities were today grappling with a fresh problem as a woman has alleged that her baby has been swapped.

  • BJP set to win all 26 Gujarat Lok Sabha seats, says BJP leader

    Vadodara: The BJP’s Gujarat unit is geared to win all 26 Lok Sabha seats from Gujarat after declaring Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as its prime ministerial candidate, BJP’s Gujarat unit general secretary and chairman of the Gujarat Finance Board Vijay Rupani said today.

  • Inquiry should be held into the Kargil episode: Pak Def Min

    Islamabad: Pakistan’s Defence Minister Khawaja Asif has said that an inquiry should be held into the Kargil episode and a case should be filed against former military ruler Pervez Musharraf and his then colleagues for the 1999 coup.

  • Assaulted Indian student in Australia remains critical

    Melbourne: The condition of a 20-year-old Indian student, who was brutally attacked and robbed in Australia, remains critical but was responding well to treatment, his brother said today.

  • Maha: Five dead as bus plunges into valley

    Thane: At least five persons were killed and several others injured when a Maharashtra state transport bus fell into a deep valley at Tokawade in Malshej Ghat, around 154 kms from here, today.

  • Six crushed to death under truck while crossing road

    Chandigarh: Six persons, including two women and a child, were today crushed to death when they came under the wheels of a truck while crossing a road on Jalandhar-Pathankot national highway.

  • Pak plans to produce 8,900MW nuclear power by 2030

    Islamabad: With the country facing severe power shortage, Pakistan plans to set up seven functional nuclear plants of 1,100 MW each by 2030 in addition to four units of 300 MW, producing a total of 8,900 MW of electricity.

  • Kerala launches lottery to help poor girls’ wedding

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government has decided to launch a weekly lottery to mobilise funds for providing financial support for wedding of girls from poor families.

  • MAT quashes transfer of police inspector by Thane SP

    Thane: Maharashtra Administrative Tribunal (MAT) has quashed and set aside transfer of a police inspector in the district by superintendent of police and ordered his reinstatement.