Free Press Journal
  • Counter-terror training centre to be set up in Mumbai

    Mumbai:  The Maharashtra government has decided to set up an urban counter terrorism training centre (UCTTC) in suburban Goregaon near here which would act as a quick response team and impart training to commandos.

  • Ruckus continues in J&K assembly for second day

    Jammu: Opposition legislators Wednesday again disrupted the proceedings of the Jammu and Kashmir assembly session now going on in winter capital Jammu.

  • Passengers assaulted in moving train in Meerut

    Muzaffarnagar: Eight persons were allegedly beaten up and injured by some unidentified persons in a moving train after an argument erupted between them over occupying the seats in neighbouring Meerut district.

  • Brake pipe cylinder of train bursts; passengers safe

    Kolkata:  A train accident was averted when the brake pipe cylinder of the New Delhi Duronto Express burst when it was passing through Barakar Junction in West Bengal today.

  • US says Powell-Modi meeting is ‘no big deal’

    Washington: A day after a perceived u-turn in its stance on Narendra Modi, the United States downplayed the US ambassador’s plans to meet Bharatiya Janata Party’s prime ministerial candidate as simply part of political outreach efforts.

  • Kharge presents interim rail budget for next fiscal

    New Delhi: Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge Wednesday began presenting interim rail budget for the next fiscal in what will be his personal first and the last such exercise for the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government.

  • Railway stocks gain ahead of the budget

    New Delhi: Stocks of companies associated with the railways increased around noon Wednesday, just before Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge started to present the interim budget of the network for the next fiscal.

  • Jaya slams levy of service tax on rice, dubs as discriminatory

    Chennai:  Strongly opposing the Union Finance Ministry’s decision to exclude rice from agricultural produce list and levying service tax on it, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today said it smacked of “unfairness” against people in south and east where the grain is the staple food.

  • Raj Thackeray, MNS leaders detained for anti-toll stir

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray and other senior party leaders were detained Wednesday when they were proceeding to take part in the party’s anti-toll agitation to Navi Mumbai.

  • Parliament disrupted again

    New Delhi: Parliament was disrupted again today over a variety of issues, including Telangana, leading to adjournment of both Houses for an hour soon after they met for the day.

  • MNS toll agitation: Mumbai Police detains Raj Thackeray

    Mumbai:  Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray has been detained by the Mumbai Police when he along with the party workers was out on streets protesting against the collection of tax at toll plazas in the state.

  • Non-Manipuri people shut shop during ‘curfew’ in Manipur

    Imphal: Non-Manipuri people today closed their shops and stopped business transactions during the 18-hour ‘curfew’ imposed by a students’ committee to protest attacks on northeast people in the national capital.

  • Lok Sabha adjourned till noon

    New Delhi: The Lok Sabha was adjourned till noon Wednesday following loud protests over the Telangana issue.