Free Press Journal
  • BJP youth wing protests Bangladesh attacks on minorities

    Agartala:Members of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), the youth wing of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Friday organised a demonstration in the Tripura capital to protest the attacks on religious minorities in Bangladesh.

  • Devyani’s father says diplomat rejected compromise offer

    New Delhi: Hours after Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade was indicted for visa fraud, her father today claimed that she had rejected an offer to “compromise” and stay in the United States as she was fighting to uphold the sovereignty of the country.

  • Kejriwal again refuses security cover

    Ghaziabad: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday again rejected the security cover that was offered to him by the Uttar Pradesh police, an Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) member said.

  • SL court extends remand of 40 fishermen to January 24

    Rameswaram (TN): A court in Sri Lanka today extended to January 24, the remand of 40 fishermen arrested by naval personnel of the island nation on December 28 and 29 last year.

  • AAP confronts BJP on mining, casino in Goa

    Panaji: The Aam Aadmi Party in Goa has confronted the BJP and its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi ahead of their rally here Jan 12, saying the party should ponder over the state’s key issues.

  • Criminal procedure code applicable in treason case: Pak court

    Islamabad: In a fresh setback to embattled former Pakistani military dictator Pervez Musharraf, a special court hearing the high treason case against him today ruled that criminal procedure code is applicable in the case.

  • Three students killed as bus collides with truck

    Buldhana (Mah): Three school girls were killed and 14 others got injured when a speedy truck container hit a state transport bus near Malkapur in the district early today, police said.

  • Teenager sexually assaults six-yr-old girl

    Salem (TN): An 18-year-old boy was arrested today for allegedly sexually assaulting a six-year-old girl at nearby Mettutherunam, police said.

  • AP bifurcation: YRSC MLAs stage walk out from Assembly

    Hyderabad: YSR Congress MLAs staged a walk out from the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly today protesting the manner in which the state is sought to be divided against majority opinion.

  • Obama believes in further cementing Indo-US ties: White House

    Washington: Notwithstanding strained ties after the arrest of an Indian diplomat, President Barack Obama strongly believes that relationship with India is “extremely important” and it must be further cemented, a top US official has said.

  • Cong leader likens AAP govt in Delhi to RJD rule in Bihar

    New Delhi: Reflecting the unease in party over praise of AAP by its leaders, a Congress leader today likened it to early days of Lalu Prasad’s rule in Bihar in the nineties while another slammed Union Minister Jairam Ramesh for praising Arvind Kejriwal’s party.

  • Hopes on AAP to clean up ‘corruption in healthcare’

    New Delhi: Relatives of those who have lost their loved ones due to medical negligence hope the Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi will focus more on healthcare, especially the malpractice and corruption linked to the noble profession which affects tens and thousands of lives.

  • Maid claims she suffered while working for Khobragade

    New York: As Devyani Khobragade heads back to India, her domestic worker Sangeeta Richard today broke her silence and claimed that she suffered while working for the Indian diplomat and asked other domestic workers not to let anyone “exploit” them.