Free Press Journal
  • Sonia attacks BJP

    New Delhi: Signalling that Congress is ready for the battle ahead in the Lok Sabha elections,  party President Sonia Gandhi today attacked the BJP saying its “divisive” ideology is the “biggest threat” while it puts up a “pretence” of moderation.

  • Celebrities mourn death of legendary actress Suchitra Sen

    Mumbai:Popular names from filmdom, including Amitabh Bachchan, Sridevi, Bipasha Basu, Shoojit Sircar and Madhur Bhandarkar took to Twitter to condole the death of Bengali cinema legend Suchitra Sen died, who died at a Kolkata nursing home early Friday following a massive cardiac arrest.

  • PM condoles ‘graceful’ Suchitra Sen’s death

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday condoled the death of noted actress Suchitra Sen, who he said had “carved a special niche” in the hearts of millions of Indians with her “graceful cinematic” performances.

  • Suchitra Sen made monumental contribution to cinema: Narendra Modi

    New Delhi: Suchitra Sen was a “fine actress” who made a “monumental contribution” to Indian cinema, the Bharatiya Janata Party’s prime ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi, tweeted Friday mourning the veteran’s death.

  • Suchitra Sen will be honoured with gun salute: Mamata

    Kolkata: Condoling the death of Bengali screen legend Suchitra Sen, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday declared the actress would be honoured with a gun salute.

  • US urges Karzai to quickly sign bilateral security agreement

    Washington: The US has asked Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai to quickly sign the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA), saying the delay in signing will affect its allies’ ability to plan a potential follow-on mission.

  • Lok Sabha poll a battle for India: Sonia

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi Friday said the 2014 Lok Sabha election will be “a battle for India” and its secular traditions.

  • YSRC disrupts House, demand voting on AP Reorganisation Bill

    Hyderabad: The YSR Congress continued to disrupt proceedings in the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly today, demanding that voting be conducted on the draft AP Reorganisation Bill-2013 ahead of the debate on it.

  • Obama calls Cameron, discusses Syria, Af-Pak, NSA activities

    Washington: Barack Obama has discussed with David Cameron a host of issues including the Syrian crisis and the regional situation pertaining to Afghanistan and Pakistan, even as the US President briefed the British Prime Minister on a review of NSA intelligence activities.

  • AICC meeting commenced, party to decide role of Rahul Gandhi

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Vice President Rahul Gandhi, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shindemet met in Talkatora Stadium on Friday to proceed with the ongoing All India Congress Committee (AICC) meeting.

  • BJP leaders meet, target 272 seats in Lok Sabha

    New Delhi: Getting more than 272 seats in Lok Sabha is in focus as Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) three day long brainstorming session starts here Friday.

  • Suchitra Sen: Bengali cinema’s ‘Queen of Hearts’

    Kolkata: Capturing the public’s imagination for three decades through her ethereal beauty and intense celluloid performance, Suchitra Sen symbolised the golden age of Bengali cinema with memorable films like ‘Agnipariksha’, ‘Devdas’ and ‘Saat Paake Bandha’.

  • Actress Suchitra Sen dead

    Kolkata:Legendary actress Suchitra Sen, who was known as the Greta Garbo of Bengali cinema and had 60 films to her credit including the memorable ‘Aandhi’ and’ Deep Jwele Jai’, today died of a heart attack at a super-speciality hospital here today.

  • Scindia addresses press conference

    Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power, Jyotiraditya Madhavrao Scindia addressing a press conference in New Delhi flanked by Pradeep Kumar Sinha, Secretary, Ministry of Power.