Free Press Journal
  • Men, women line up to meet Kejriwal

    New Delhi: Commending Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his team’s efforts, around 80-100 people have queued up at the protest site to support the agitation.

  • Indigenous ‘eye-in-the-sky’ being developed for Indian Air Force

    New Delhi: An indigenous AWACS (Airborne Warning and Control System), that enables the Indian Air Force (IAF) look up to 400 km into Pakistan and China while remaining in the safety of its own airspace, should be available by about 2020, its developer says.

  • Sania-Black go down in Australian Open quarters

    Melbourne: Sania Mirza and her Zimbabwean partner Cara Black lost to No.1 seeds Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci of Italy in the quarterfinals of the women’s doubles tennis competition at the Australian Open here Tuesday.

  • Hope we will bat more responsibly: Kohli

    Hamilton: He stood tall with a sparkling hundred before India self-destructed in the opening match against New Zealand and vice-captain Virat Kohli today said his fellow batsmen will have to produce a more “responsible” performance for the side to stage a comeback here tomorrow.

  • India will bounce back at some point: Ross Taylor

    Hamilton: New Zealand have started off well by winning the opening ODI but their star batsman Ross Taylor feels India have a good chance to bounce back in the second game here tomorrow as conditions are more likely to favour the visitors.

  • LDF stages walkout in Assembly over palmolein case

    Thiruvananthapuram: CPI(M)-led LDF today staged a walkout in the Kerala Assembly over the UDF government’s decision to wind up the two-decade old palmolein import case.

  • Delay in deciding mercy plea ground for commutation of death penalty: SC

    New Delhi: In a landmark verdict that can come as a relief to many death row convicts, the Supreme Court today held that death sentence of a condemned prisoner can be commuted to life imprisonment on the ground of delay on the part of the government in deciding the mercy plea.

  • Youth gets ten-year jail for raping minor girl

    Muzaffarnagar: A local court has sentenced a youth to ten years imprisonment for abducting and raping a 15-year-old girl at Nirmana village in the district.

  • UN revokes invitation to Iran for Syria conference

    United Nations: The UN has revoked an invitation to Iran to attend a crucial peace conference on Syria this week amid strong opposition from the US to Tehran’s participation and a threat by the Syrian opposition to boycott the talks.

  • 16 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan

    Kabul: At least 16 Taliban militants have been killed by the Afghan police and army during a series of operations carried out across the country, the interior ministry said here Tuesday.

  • Uttar Pradesh on alert ahead of Republic Day

    Lucknow: Security has been beefed up across Uttar Pradesh after Intelligence Bureau (IB) inputs warned that terrorists might slip in from the porous Indo-Nepal border and try to create trouble on the Republic Day.

  • Four Delhi Metro stations stay shut

    New Delhi: Four Delhi Metro stations in the heart of the capital, which were closed Monday, remained closed Tuesday as the protest led by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his cabinet members continued for the second day.

  • Odisha legislator booked for rape

    Bhubaneswar: A legislator of the ruling Biju Janata Dal was booked in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district after a woman alleged that he raped her, police said Tuesday.

  • Protest is indefinite, says Kejriwal

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Tuesday said his protest was indefinite and threatened to fill the street with lakhs of people, if the government does not concede  his demands.

  • SC to hear PIL filed against Kejriwal-led AAP agitation

    New Delhi: Even as Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal remains adamant about not moving his AAP agitation to Jantar Mantar from Rail Bhawan over a demand for the suspension of ‘errant’ policemen and full control over the Delhi Police, the Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear a public interest litigation (PIL) filed against the agitation.

  • Where did money collected in IAC go, asks Digvijay Singh

    New Delhi: Reacting to the Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal led protest demanding suspension of Delhi Police personnel, who have been accused by his administration of dereliction of duty, Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Tuesday said that Kejriwal should first give a detailed account of the money collected in India Against Corruption (IAC).