Free Press Journal
  • Seven killed in Iraq attack

    Baghdad: At least seven members of a family were killed Saturday in an attack in Iraq’s Diyala province, a police source said.

  • Bharti says media paid by Modi, retracts

    New Delhi: Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti Saturday once again courted controversy for his loose remarks in which he accused the media of being bought off by BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi – and then retracted.

  • Tight security for Republic Day in Bangalore

    Bangalore: Police enhanced security and stepped up vigil to ensure peaceful celebrations of the 65th Republic Day Sunday in the city and across the state.

  • I apologize for my statement, did not mean to hurt anyone: Somnath Bharti

    New Delhi: Reacting to the criticism received by Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti for making a derogatory comment on a reporter, Bharti on Saturday said that he did not mean to say what was being interpreted, and that he was apologetic if anyone was hurt by what he said.

  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Another baby dies due to cold

    Muzaffarnagar: A four-month-old girl, whose family was displaced during the Muzaffarnagar riots, has died due to cold at Kandhla town in Shamli district, police said today.

  • India, Japan to discuss economic corridor, security partnership

    New Delhi: Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe, on his second visit to this country, will consider a plan for an economic corridor linking South Asia with Southeast Asia as the two strategic  partners look for synergy in boosting economic growth and Asian security in a visit that is being watched closely by the rest of the world.

  • Bharti making baseless allegations, should resign from post: DCW Chief

    New Delhi: Reacting to the allegations made by Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti against Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) Chief Barkha Shukla Singh asking for her resignation, Singh on Friday said that Bharti was the one who needed to resign as what he had done was completely wrong, and that he was making baseless allegations against her.

  • Arvind Kejriwal on Indian Constitution

    Constitution does not stop CM from protesting: Kejriwal

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who faced flak for his protest in the heart of the capital, today said the Constitution does not prevent the Chief Minister from holding a dharna.

  • Women panel’s move politically motivated: Bharti

    New Delhi:  Law Minister Somnath Bharti, who courted controversy over his vigilante action against an alleged sex-and-drugs ring, said Saturday that the charges were  false, adding that Delhi Commission for Women’s move against him was a “conspiracy to defame” him and was “politically motivated”.

  • Teenager held for killing girl half his age

    Bhubaneswar: A 16-year-old boy has been arrested in Odisha for killing a girl half his age after she resisted his rape attempt, police said Saturday.

  • Modi to strenghten voters facilitation

    Need to strengthen voter facilitation through innovative means: Modi

    Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister and the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP’s) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said Saturday there is a need to think about strengthening voter facilitation through innovative means.

  • Jaya replaces AIADMK candidate for RS polls;expels him

    Chennai: AIADMK supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today replaced one of her party candidates for the Rajya Sabha polls and even expelled him from the party for “anti-party activities and going against its principles.”

  • Congress, BJP leaders spar over LS candidates

    Bangalore: The ruling Congress and main opposition BJP in Karnataka are in for tough times in selecting candidates for the April-May Lok Sabha elections as their senior leaders or their  supporters have publicly started fighting at the preliminary stage of short-listing names for approval by their central leaderships.

  • Four arrested for impersonating as CBI officers

    Muzaffarnagar: Four persons were arrested for allegedly impersonating as CBI inspectors and trying to fleece a restaurant owner, police said today.

  • US Sikh group gets time to probe Sonia Gandhi’s presence

    New York: A Federal Court in Brooklyn has granted a Sikh group time till Feb 6 to file its opposition to Congress party president Sonia Gandhi’s motion to dismiss a human rights violation lawsuit against her.