Free Press Journal
  • Advani trying to compensate for opposing Modi earlier: Sahid Siddiqui

    New Delhi: Commenting on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K Advani’s statement about his party’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, Former Samajwadi Party leader Shahid Siddiqui on Tuesday said Advani was just trying to compensate for opposing Modi earlier by praising him now.

  • BJP to announce 30 UP candidates soon

    Lucknow: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has “almost finalised” names of 30 candidates for the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections, a senior party leader said here Tuesday.

  • Curfew-like restrictions eased in most parts of Valley

    Srinagar:  Curfew-like restrictions were eased after two-days today in most parts of Kashmir today but normal life in the valley remained disrupted due to the strike call given by separatists to mark the 20th death anniversary of JKLF founder Mohammad Maqbool Bhat.

  • Minister’s personal staff arrested on murder charges

    Malappuaram (Ker): A personal staff of Kerala Power Minister Aryadan Muhammed was today arrested along with his friend in connection with the murder of a middle-aged woman sweeper attached with the Congress office at Nilambur in the district.

  • Banks wrote off Rs.140,266 crore loans, say unions

    Chennai: The banking industry’s profits are being used for writing off bad loans and for provisioning for bad loans. The employees are demanding a fair and just wage revision commensurate with the work load, risks and responsibilities, said a union official here Tuesday.

  • Aid mission in Syria’s Homs extended as talks resume

    Damascus: A truce that has allowed the evacuation of hundreds of civilians from besieged districts of Syria’s Homs was extended for three days but fresh peace talks in Switzerland bogged down today in mutual recriminations.

  • Bank strike enters second day

    Chennai: Banking services were affected for the second day in Tamil Nadu and neighbouring Puducherry following the nation-wide strike by employees demanding wage revision.

  • 15 killed in Bengal road accident

    Kolkata: At least 15 people were killed early Tuesday when a vehicle carrying them collided with a truck in West Bengal’s Malda district, police said.

  • Two killed in road mishap

    Barabanki (UP): Two persons were killed and three others injured when a car collided with a stationary truck near Saidpur crossing in Kothi area here, police said today.

  • US envoy set to meet Narendra Modi

    Washington: Signalling a major shift in the US stand towards BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, US Ambassador to India Nancy Powell plans to meet the Gujarat chief minister shortly.

  • Parliament disrupted again

    New Delhi: Both houses of parliament lost the question hour again owing to protests over Telangana and other issues.

  • Woman killed in road accident

    Jamshedpur: A woman was run over and killed and her grand-daughter injured when a dumper hit them here today.

  • Supermarket asked to pay Rs 50,000 to woman for injury

    Thane: A consumer forum has ordered a supermarket here to pay Rs 50,000 to a 78-year-old woman who suffered an injury when a defective automatic door slammed on her while exiting from the departmental store.

  • Undertrial dies in Muzaffarnagar jail

    Muzaffarnagar: An undertrial prisoner lodged in the district jail died allegedly due to an asthama attack, police said today.