Free Press Journal
  • Jaitley attacks Sonia, Rahul on Virbhadra issue

    New Delhi: Launching a blistering attack on Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi for their “silence” over allegations of corruption against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, BJP today dared the state government to give its consent for CBI inquiry into these charges.

  • Rahul’s only credentials are his dynastic qualification: BJP

    Hyderabad: Hitting out at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for his comments during a recent press conference, BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu today said Singh should have explained the credentials of Rahul Gandhi when he talked about the Congress vice-president’s suitability for the top job.

  • Pre-marital sex ‘immoral’, no religion permits it: Court

    New Delhi: Pre-marital sex is “immoral” and against the “tenets of every religion”, a Delhi court has said while holding that every act of sexual intercourse between two adults on the promise of marriage does not become rape.

  • CPI-M demands CBI probe into woman ration dealer’s killing

    Berhampur (Odisha): CPI-M has demanded a CBI probe into the killing of a woman ration dealer at Rambha in Ganjam district and alleged that one of the accused in the incident – a sarpanch is a supporter of the ruling BJD in Odisha.

  • Maha alliances to face AAP hurdle in LS, assembly polls

    Mumbai: As Maharashtra’s main political players, the Congress-NCP alliance and BJP-Shiv Sena combine, brace for the Lok Sabha and subsequent state assembly polls this year, they would have to contend with a new opponent, the Aam Aadmi Party, which has decided to take the electoral plunge in a big way.

  • Narendra Modi flags off `Sabarmati Marathon` in Ahmedabad

    Ahmedabad:  Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi boosted confidence of the participants, as he flagged off Sabarmati Marathon 2014 here today.

  • EID Celeberation

    Muslims in Kerala celebrate Eid-ul-Azha

    Thiruvananthapuram :  Eid-ul-Azha, the festival of sacrifice, was celebrated Sunday with religious fervour and gaiety across Kerala.

  • Uproar in UMC meeting over power, road, water issues

    Ujjain: The General Meeting of Ujjain Municipal Corporation ( UMC) on Saturday witness ruckus over power, road and water issues. Corporators of both the ruling and opposition parties raised these issues vehemently. The uproar was mainly on the irregular water supply in certain localities of the city.

  • Aussies on brink of Ashes whitewash over England

    Sydney: Australia were closing in on a 5-0 Ashes sweep after demolishing England’s batting and pushing their lead to 311 runs after just two days of the final Sydney Ashes Test on Saturday.The relentless Australians blasted out the hapless tourists for 155,  the fifth time England had been dismissed for less than 200 in the series and set their sights on batting them out of the game with three days to play.

  • Zol, Samson hit tons as India capture U-19 Asia Cup title

    Sharjah:India skipper Vijay Zol (100) and Sanju Samson (100) scored contrasting centuries as India colts posted a comprehensive 40-run win over archrivals Pakistan to clinch the Under-19 Asia Cup title, here on Saturday.While Zol’s knock came off 120 balls laced with seven fours and two sixes, Samson took just 87 deliveries for his ton that included eight boundaries and four sixes, to help India reach 314 for eight in their allotted 50

  • Bangladesh to remain venue of Asia Cup

    Colombo: The security concerns triggered by political unrest in Bangladesh notwithstanding, the country will remain the host of the Asia Cup next month, the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) announced on Saturday.“There is no change to the venue, it will go ahead as planned in Bangladesh,” Ashraful Haque, the ACC chief executive officer stated here.

  • Jewellery looted at gun point in broad daylight

    INDORE: Two criminals robbed a trader’s wife of jewellery worth lakhs of rupees at gun point on Saturday in broad daylight in Pardeshipura area. The accused are still at large. Police are clueless about the accused. According to police, the incident took place at the house of trader Rameshchandra Chaukse, who has a factory on Sanver Road. His wife Pramiladevi was at home at 10 am on Saturday when she

  • IIM- I not to give weightage to CAT score in final round

    With just 10 days remaining for Common Admission Test (CAT)- 2013 results to be announced, all the IIMs have released their admission criteria on their respective websites. Like previous year, IIM Indore and IIM Bangalore will not give any weightage to CAT scores in the final selection process.

  • Dist admn conducts demarcation of Asharam Bapu ashram land

    Indore: A team of district administration officials on Saturday demarcated land of Asharam Bapu’s ashram under the supervision of the High Court designated Commissioner. The team undertook measurement of just two points of alleged encroached land of the ashram. The complete demarcation of land would be done on January 18.

  • N Zealand beat Windies in rain-hit 4th One-Day

    Nelson: New Zealand won a rain-affected fourth One-Day International by 58 runs on Saturday to take a 2-1 lead over the West Indies in their five-match series. The game in Nelson was decided under the Duckworth-Lewis method after wet weather set in with the West Indies apparently heading for their second consecutive heavy defeat.

  • Youth succumbs to injuries at M

    Indore: The 25- year- old youth, who was wounded by unidentified assailants in Vijaynagar area on January 1, succumbed to his injuries on Saturday at M Hospital. Family members of the deceased have expressed doubt on a few people while the police have so far failed to trace anybody in connection with attack.