Free Press Journal
  • Labourer killd, two others injured in firing

    Azamgarh: A labourer was killed and two others were seriously injured when six motorcycle-borne armed men opened fire on them when they were constructing a road in Erakhurd village under Tarva police station area, police said today.

  • Swami Assemanand’s lawyer rubbishes reports of him giving RSS-linked interview

    Ajmer (Rajasthan):  A lawyer representing Swami Aseemanand, one of the accused in the 2007 Samjhauta Express blast case, has rubbished reports of Assemanand having given an interview to the Caravan Magazine, in which he accuses the chief of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), Mohan Bhagwat, of being involved in the attack that claimed 68 lives.

  • Three die in road mishap

    Hisar: Three motorcycle-borne persons were killed and one was seriously injured when two bikes collided with each other on Ludas village road, about 10 km from here, police said here today.

  • Australian police charged with rape while on duty

    Brisbane: Two Australian police officers were today charged with raping a woman while on duty in a case Queensland Police Commissioner Ian Stewart said was a blow to the force’s reputation.

  • SC notice to Kejriwal on defamation suit

    New Delhi: Supreme Court Friday issued notice to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on a petition challenging a Delhi High Court order in a defamation case against him.

  • Parliament adjourned till noon

    New Delhi: Parliament was adjourned till noon today following uproar over Telangana statehood, plight of Tamil Nadu fishermen and other issues.

  • AAP hold interviews to shortlist UP candidates

    Lucknow: More than 900 candidates who applied for contesting the 80 Lok Sabha seats from Uttar Pradesh on Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) tickets would be selected through interviews that begin Friday.

  • Fire guts shops in Bagnan rail bazar

    Howrah: About 10-12 shopsmwere gutted when a fire broke out in a market, adjacent to Bagnan rail station in Howrah district early today.

  • Additional district judge joins AAP

    Deoria: Additional District and Sessions Judge Arun Kumar Tripathi has taken voluntary retirement and joined Aam Admi Party.

  • USAID’s Rajiv Shah wins lavish praise from Obama

    Washington: Citing immigrants’ absolute faith in the American dream, Rajiv Shah, the Indian-American administrator of the US Agency for International Development (USAID), has given a call to “end extreme poverty in our lifetime.”

  • ​Delhi power row: SC to hear BSES plea against NTPC today

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will today hear the plea of Reliance Group-owned power distribution companies BSES Rajdhani and BSES Yamuna in Delhi against NTPC’s notice threatening to cut off power supply for not clearing outstanding dues.

  • Accused in clashes sent to judicial custody

    Muzaffarnagar:A local court today sent 13 accused arrested in connection with a clash between sand mafia and villagers injuring 10 persons, to 14 days of judicial custody.

  • Raj MLA on way to take oath detained

    Jaipur: Newly-elected BSP MLA from Dholpur B L Kushwaha, wanted in a chit fund fraud case, was detained by police at the Assembly here when he had gone to take oath.

  • Rupee up 8 paise Vs dollar in early trade

    Mumbai: The rupee today appreciated by 8 paise to 62.29 in early trade at the Interbank Foreign Exchange today on increased dollar selling by exporters and some banks amid sustained capital inflows.

  • Fungus- infected strawberries at Best Price

    Indore: A man lodged a complaint against the Best Price, a multi- brand wholesale store, on Thursday with the Food and Drug Administration ( FDA) department and Consumer Forum after the store sold him a fungus- infected strawberry packet on February 3. When the consumer complained about the product to the store manager, he misbehaved with him.

  • Maharashtra ATS arrives in city in search of terrorists

    Ujjain: Teams of Anti Terrorist Squad ( ATS) from Maharashtra arrived in the city in search of alleged involvement of some terrorists in German Bakery and Aurangabad bomb blast, on late night Wednesday.