Free Press Journal
  • We are “happily married”, Tharoors say in joint statement

    New Delhi: HRD minister Shashi Tharoor today issued a joint statement along with his wife in which the duo have stated that they were “happily married”, but distressed by “some unauthorised tweets”.

  • Ex-home secy now BJP man, won’t react to his charges: Shinde

    New Delhi: Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde today refused to react to RK Singh’s allegations against him, saying he no longer considered the retired bureaucrat as being a former home secretary but saw him as a politician and BJP man.

  • Congress says better for AAP to resign

    New Delhi: Commenting on Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Vinod Kumar Binny’s recent allegations on his own party, Congress leader J.P Agarwal on Thursday said that the AAP should step down and resign.

  • Six detained for Pratapgarh violence; curfew continues

    Jaipur: Police today detained six persons in connection with communal clashes in Rajasthan’s Pratapgarh district, which has left three dead and six injured, even as curfew continued in Kotadi village for second consecutive day.

  • Three dead, 20 injured in mishap

    Gumla (Jharkhand): Three persons were today killed and at least 20 others injured, when two buses collided head-on near Dungo village on NH-23 in Gumla district, police said here.

  • Jaya asks AIADMK men to work to win all 40 LS seats

    Chennai: Flaying Centre’s “wrong economic policies” and calling for greater regional autonomy for better growth of states, AIADMK supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today once again exhorted her partymen to work to win all 40 Lok Sabha seats in the coming elections.

  • Musharraf refuses to leave Pakistan on medical grounds: aide

    Lahore: Pakistan’s embattled former military dictator Pervez Musharraf has refused to leave the country on “medical grounds” until he is given “clean chit” in high treason and other cases, according to a close aide.

  • Court reserves judgment in Musharraf high treason case

    Islamabad: The special court in Pakistan set up to try former president Pervez Musharraf in the high treason case Thursday reserved its ruling regarding the appearance of former military dictator in court.

  • Political leaders need to stop misleading people: Kiran Bedi

    New Delhi: Commenting on the recent accusations made by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Vinod Kumar Binny about his own party, Former IPS officer turned social activist Kiran Bedi on Thursday said political leaders need to stop misleading people by making tall promises and be more reasonable about them.

  • Telangana issue could cast a shadow over AICC meet

    New Delhi:  The issue of separate Telangana could cast a shadow over the AICC meeting tomorrow with Congress leaders from Seemandhra region today threatening to hold a dharna outside the venue over denial of entry to them.

  • Kejriwal running AAP like an autocrat, claims Vinod Binny

    New Delhi: Disgruntled Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Vinod Binny on Thursday described Delhi Chief Minister and AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal as an autocrat, and all those luminaries from various sections of society joining the party as opportunists.

  • Kejriwal a “dictator”: AAP MLA Binny

    New Delhi: Mounting yet another assault, AAP MLA Vinod Kumar Binny today accused the party of “cheating”the people of Delhi by backtracking on its election promises and called Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal a “dictator”.

  • Tharoor at the centre of cross-border tweet war

    New Delhi/Islamabad: Union Minister Shashi Tharoor was today at the centre of a cross-border tweet war between his wife and a Pakistani woman journalist who have attacked each other.

  • Despite the cold, political scene warms up

    Shimla: As the political heat generated by the coming general elections grows in otherwise freezing Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh will have to ensure that not only he and his MP wife Pratibha Singh emerge unscathed from the payoff charges against them but also that the Congress triumphs.

  • 13 killed in floods, landslides in Indonesia

    Jakarta: At least 13 people were killed Thursday and about 40,000 others fled to escape the catastrophe caused by floods and landslide in Indonesia, an official said.

  • Small parties create ‘big problems’

    Thiruvananthapuram: It was in the late 1970s that Kerala embraced coalition politics by creating fronts with various parties but today, many of these small entities have become a problem for the parent body.

  • US could have handled Khobragade affair better: NYT

    Washington: As India and the US work to ease tensions after a bitter month long diplomatic spat, an influential US daily has suggested that the damage “to India-America relations is unlikely to dissipate soon.”

  • AAP legislator Binny threatens hunger strike

    New Delhi: Delhi’s Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator Vinod Kumar Binny Thursday threatened to go on a hunger strike from Jan 27 if Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal does not fulfill the promises made in the election manifesto.