Free Press Journal
  • 6 die in multi-car crash on California freeway

    Diamond Bar(US): A wrong-way driver on a California freeway has been arrested after being accused of causing a pre-dawn crash that left six people dead, authorities said.

  • Collusive corruption a formidable challenge: CBI

    New Delhi: CBI Director Ranjit Sinha today said “collusive corruption” in which there is a willing bribe-giver is emerging as a “formidable” challenge for institutions fighting corruption.

  • Parliament is the Gangotri of Indian democracy: President

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee Monday unveiled the photographs of the presidents of the central legislative assembly and the portraits of former Lok Sabha speakers at the Parliament House.

  • Kejriwal threatens to quit, again

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Monday reiterated that he would quit if the Jan Lokpal and Swaraj bills are not passed in the upcoming assembly session.

  • Nido Taniam murder case: ACHR calls for fast track trial

    New Delhi: The Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) has takn note of the post-mortem report into the murder of Nido Taniam, a student from Arunachal Pradesh, in a racist attack, and called for the trial of the accused in a fast track court within a specific time frame.

  • Uncertainty haunts Congress-RJD-LJP alliance in Bihar

    Patna: With only a couple of months left for the Lok Sabha elections, the Congress, the RJD and the LJP are yet to forge an alliance for the battle for Bihar’s 40 seats.

  • Odisha boat tragedy toll rises to 15

    Bhubaneswar: The toll in Sunday’s boat tragedy in Odisha’s Hirakud  reservoir rose to 15, with the rescuers retrieving four more bodies Monday, an official said.

  • Work at Jharkhand public sector banks hit as strike starts

    Jamshedpur: Operations at public sector banks were badly hit in East and West Singhbhum and Seraikela-Kharsawan districts of Jharkhand as employee unions went on a two-day nationwide strike from today to press for a wage revision.

  • Uproar in Parliament over Telangana issue

    New Delhi: Lok Sabha was adjourned till noon today and Rajya Sabha twice during Question Hour following uproar over a variety of issues, including Telangana.

  • BJP, JDU slams Kejriwal over his resignation threat

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Janata Dal United (JD-U) on Monday criticized Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over his statement that ‘he will resign from CM’s chair, if the Jan Lokpal Bill is not passed in the Delhi Assembly’.

  • Telangana issue: PM invites top BJP leaders for dinner

    New Delhi: Amid continued disruption of Parliament, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has invited top BJP leaders for dinner on February 12 to seek their support for the passage of the crucial Telangana bill and other anti- corruption legislations in Parliament.