Free Press Journal
  • 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.

  • Bomb explodes at the house of Cong MLA

    Imphal: A powerful bomb hurled by suspected militants exploded at the house of a Congress legislator in Sangaiporou area on the outskirts of the capital complex, but no one was injured, police said today.

  • Rahul Gandhi is the almighty of Congress: Ali Anwar

    New Delhi: Commenting on Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s statement that he is ready to take any responsibility given by his party, Janata Dal United (JD-U) leader Ali Anwar on Thursday said that Gandhi was the almighty and the ‘prince’ of the Congress.

  • Indian soldiers come under fire in South Sudan

    United Nations: An Indian peacekeeping contingent in South Sudan came under fire as fighting erupted between local groups near a UN base in Malakal, requiring the soldiers to fire multiple rounds in order to protect civilians.

  • Well-known Indian economics professor in US dead

    Washington: Adhip Chaudhuri, an international economist who taught at Georgetown University, died in Vienna, Virginia, earlier this week from lung cancer, his family announced. He was 63.

  • Is Supreme Court losing its moral authority? Lawyers wonder

    New Delhi: As allegations of “unwelcome behaviour” against retired Supreme Court judges – two have surfaced so far – are denting the institution’s moral authority, an informal in-house mechanism is required to determine the veracity of such allegations and a single yardstick should be applied for any probes into the charges, eminent lawyers say.

  • Woman indicted for threatening to kill Obama

    Houston:  A Houston woman, who wrote a letter to US President Barack Obama in which she threatened to kill him, was indicted by a US court, a media report said.

  • Tharoor ‘finds love’ in Pak on Twitter

    New Delhi :  Union minister of state for HRD Shashi Tharoor had every reason to go red in the face after his Twitter account was allegedly hacked on Wednesday — the hacker had sent wacky love tweets from his account to a popular Pakistani columnist Mehr Tarar.

  • Why so late, demands SC from intern

    New Delhi :  The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear a petition filed by a former law intern, who has made allegations against Justice Swatanter Kumar. The petitioner wants the court to constitute a permanent mechanism to deal with sexual harassment cases at work place in judicial bodies.

  • CBI follows script, to get Chavan off the Adarsh hook

    Mumbai :  Maharashtra former chief minister Ashok Chavan, charge-sheeted in the Adarsh scam, is likely to be let off the hook, with the CBI moving the special court seeking approval to drop his name as an accused in the case, following the governor’s refusal to sanction his prosecution.

  • Cong confusion on Rahul PERSISTS

    New Delhi :  A day ahead of the all important extended meeting of the Congress Working Committee that would set the agenda for Friday’s gathering of the party’s national conclave, party leaders continued to give confusing signals about vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s role in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

  • ASI shoots self on being marked absent, dies

    BHOPAL: An Asistant Sub- Inspector ( ASI) posted at Sanchi police station in Raisen district, committed suicide by shooting himself with his service revolver on being marked absent in Rojnamcha ( duty regester) after he came on duty one- and- half- hour late. According to police, on Tuesday night, there was an argument between KS Rajput ( deceased) and Station House Officer ( SHO) on Rajput being marked absent when he came