Free Press Journal
  • LDF members walkout in assembly over alleged misuse of Act

    Thiruvananthapuram: Opposition CPI-M led LDF members in Kerala today staged a walkout in Kerala Assembly to protest government’s refusal to hold a debate on alleged ‘misuse’ of Kerala Anti-Social Activities (Prevention) Act, by falsely implicating CPI-M workers in criminal cases.

  • ‘Somnath Bharti should be punished for his irresponsible actions’: Shobha Oza

    New Delhi: President of Women Congress Shobha Oza on Wednesday demanded proper investigation against Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti and his followers following his controversial midnight raid at the house of a Ugandan woman, and said that he should be punished for what he did.

  • ‘Talk to India over basing US troops to tackle terror groups’

    New York: The US should discuss with India after its general elections the possibility of basing American military and intelligence operatives in the country to address threats posed by Pakistan-based terror groups in a post- Afghanistan context, a think-tank here has said.

  • India set a stiff target of 297

    Hamilton: India were set a revised target of 297 in 42 overs according to the Duckworth-Lewis method in a rain-shortened second ODI against New Zealand here Wednesday.

  • Court dismisses riots-related case against Mulayam

    Muzaffarnagar: A local court has dismissed a private complaint against Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam SinghYadav for allegedly making objectionable statement in connection with the communal clashes in the district.

  • 12 guilty in RMP leader murder case

    Kozhikode: Twelve accused in the politically significant T P Chandrasekharan murder, which brought CPI(M) in Kerala under a cloud, were found guilty by a special court here today, but some of the party’s key local functionaries charged with conspiracy were acquitted.

  • A & N administration plans for reducing unemployment

    Port Blair: The Andaman and Nicobar islands administration was taking “every possible step” to reduce unemployment for which long term and short term measures were being planned, official sources said.

  • World needs strong and healthy Indo-US relationship: Expert

    Washington: Asserting that the world needs a strong and healthy Indo-US relationship, a leading Indian- American expert on Asian issues has said the two nations should put bilateral ties on the front burner once again after a row over Indian diplomat’s arrest.

  • Four persons killed in house collapse

    Jaipur: Four persons, including three labourers, were killed and three others got injured when a portion of an under-construction house collapsed at Beawar in Ajmer district, the police said today.

  • EC to start voter helpline in Uttar Pradesh

    Lucknow: The Election Commission of India would be starting a voter helpline in Uttar Pradesh from Jan 25, also the voters’ awareness day, officials said Wednesday.

  • Two persons killed in house collapse

    Jammu:  A woman and her son died when a house collapsed on them due to heavy rains in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir today.

  • 6 killed in road mishaps

    Hisar: An NRI woman was among two persons who were today killed in a road mishap in the district here, police said.

  • Eight Jarawa girls rescued in Andamans, abductors arrested

    Port Blair: Eight Jarawa girls were rescued from two remote creeks in Andaman and Nicobar Islands after they were kidnapped by a group of men from a Jarawa Reserve
    Zone last week, the police said today.

  • ‘Kejriwal taking law in his own hands’: JD-U

    New Delhi: Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader Sabir Ali on Wednesday hit out at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for protesting against the suspension of erring police officials, especially when preparations are underway for the Republic Day, and said that Kejriwal is taking law in his own hands.

  • Rights group calls for international pressure on Lanka

    Colombo:  Sri Lanka made little progress in 2013 in accountability for serious human rights abuses committed during the country’s civil war, Human Rights Watch has said and called for an international probe to provide justice for victims.