Free Press Journal
  • ​Cong defends Shinde with semantics, called CM ignorant,not mad

    New Delhi: Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde’s controversial remarks dubbing the Delhi Chief Minister as “mad” were downplayed by the Congress today which said he was only referring to Arvind Kejriwal being “ignorant” in running the affairs of the government.

  • Modi’s speech ‘unoriginal’, says Tewari

    New Delhi: Union Minister Manish Tewari today slammed Narendra Modi’s speech as “unoriginal” and raised the 2002 Godhra incident to question the Gujarat Chief Minister’s claim that train travellers felt safe on entering his state.

  • Facebook could fade out like a disease: researchers

    New York: Facebook is like an infectious disease, experiencing a spike before its decline, according to US researchers who claim the social network will lose 80 per cent of users by 2017.

  • Several ‘inconsistencies’ in new Lokpal Act: CBI Director

    New Delhi: Will Lokpal have jurisdiction to conduct investigations abroad? This was the q estion asked by CBI Director Ranjit Sinha to the government as he sought clarification about various “inconsistencies” in the Act passed by Parliament recently.

  • AAP looking for ‘wanton martyr’s status’: CPI

    New Delhi: CPI today came down heavily on the recent dharna by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, saying the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) was looking for “a wanton martyr’s status” instead of governing and tackling problems politically.

  • Court raps cops for failure to take action on ‘midnight raid’

    New Delhi: A city court today rapped the Delhi Police for its failure to take action on a Ugandan woman’s plea for lodging FIR against unknown persons for barging into her flat during last week’s midnight raid allegedly led by Law Minister Somnath Bharti.

  • Bengal gang rape: NCW to send team, calls Mamata irresponsible

    Kolkata: The National Commission for Women which Thursday took suo motu cognizance of a tribal woman’s gang rape allegedly at the behest of a kangaroo court in West Bengal’s Birbhum, will send a team to the state to probe the incident.

  • Avoid WhatsApp for a balanced walk

    Sydney: Texting – and to a lesser extent reading – on the cell phone while on the road affects your ability to walk and balance.

  • Scientists detect water on dwarf planet

    Washington: Astronomers have for the first time detected water vapour on a dwarf planet located in the main asteroid belt, between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter.

  • Revealed! Men forget most

    London: If your husband has one again forgotten the wedding anniversary date or your boyfriend has not left birthday wish on WhatsApp, take heart. Even researchers are puzzled why men forget most.

  • Cong has nothing to sell or show to the electorate: Jaitley

    New Delhi: Hitting out at Congress for ‘decrying’ its opponents, BJP today said the ruling party was doing so as it has nothing to sell or show to the country’s electorate ahead of Lok Sabha polls.

  • Sunanda Pushkar case transferred to police crime branch

    New Delhi: The mysterious death of Sunanda Pushkar, wife of union minister Shashi Tharoor, will be investigated by the Delhi Police Crime Branch, a top police official said Thursday.

  • Halting papaya pest saved over $300 mn for India

    New York: A natural pest-control plan from US-based Virginia Tech that halted the papaya mealybug – that created havoc in southern India causing mold and stunted growth of several crops – has saved up to $309 million in the first year itself.