Free Press Journal
  • Harassed by molesters, woman attempts suicide in Bengal

    Kolkata: Continuously threatened and harassed for lodging a police complaint against her molesters, a 20-year-old woman is battling for life after attempting suicide in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district, police said Friday.

  • Khobragade’s return a defeat to the nation, says Yashwant Sinha

    New Delhi: Commenting on Indian diplomat Dr. Devyani Khobragade’s coming back to India after being given diplomatic immunity, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha on Friday said that taking Khobragade back was the nation’s defeat, as a case will be registered against her in America.

  • Bedi should remove inclusive from tweet if she supports Modi: Digvijay Singh

    New Delhi: Commenting on the invitation given to former IPS officer and Anna Hazare key aide Kiran Bedi to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Friday said that he was not surprised but added that Bedi should remove the word inclusive from her tweet, if she supported Narendra Modi.

  • Human microbiome linked to health, obesity

    New York: The human microbiome, the collection of trillions of microbes living in and on the human body, plays a crucial role in our overall well being, says a new research.

  • Srinagar-Jammu highway opened; intermittent snowfall continues

    Srinagar: The 294-km Srinagar-Jammu national highway, the only all weather road connecting Kashmir with rest of the country, was opened for traffic after remaining closed for two days even as intermittent snowfall continued for the third day today.

  • Five of family killed in mishap

    Cuddalore (TN): Five members of a family were charred to death today when their car and a lorry caught fire after a collision between the two vehicles near Virudachalam in the district, police said.

  • Coal scam: CBI completes probe in six cases

    New Delhi: CBI has concluded its probe in six FIRs related to allocation of coal blocks and is likely to intimate the Supreme Court about it in its upcoming status report on Monday.

  • Digvijay advocates caution on naming of PM candidate

    New Delhi: Amid clamour in Congress to declare Rahul Gandhi its Prime Ministerial candidate, party leader Digvijay Singh today appeared advocating caution, noting that in a parliamentary system it is the elected members of Parliament and Assemblies who choose their leader.

  • Bedi should remove inclusive from tweet if she supports Modi: Digvijay Singh

    New Delhi: Commenting on the invitation given to former IPS officer and Anna Hazare key aide Kiran Bedi to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Friday said that he was not surprised but added that Bedi should remove the word inclusive from her tweet, if she supported Narendra Modi.

  • Sisters withdraw Rs 17 lakh, burn it in Pakistan

    Islamabad: In a bizarre incident, two sisters in Pakistan’s Punjab province withdrew Rs 17 lakh from their account and burnt them in front of the bank branch.

  • Cong top brass meets,discuss strategy to pass anti-graft bills

    New Delhi: Congress top brass today discussed the strategy to pass a slew of anti-corruption bills pushed by Rahul Gandhi to create a ‘framework’ to fight graft as also the issue of Jat reservation and the party’s floor strategy in Parliament.

  • US asks South Sudan leaders to sign ceasefire deal

    Washington: The United States has asked South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel-leader Riek Machar to sign a ceasefire deal and immediately end hostilities which has left hundreds of people dead.

  • Person not named in FIR, chargesheet can be tried: SC

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court said Friday that someone whose name does not figure either in an FIR or a chargesheet but whose role in an alleged crime surfaces during the course of a trial would be subjected to the said trial.

  • Maoists kill two farmers in Odisha

    Narayanpatna (Odisha): Suspected Maoists killed two farmers in Narayanpatna block of Odisha’s Koraput District after an alleged civil dispute.