Free Press Journal
  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni

    Dhoni aims to emulate Windies, Australia’s World Cup glory

    Dubai:  Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni today said that India would aim to be the only third side in history to clinch back-to-back Cricket World Cup titles by winning the Tournament which will be held in Australia-New Zealand next year.

  • Seven killed in Yemen prison attack, 29 escape

    Sanaa:  Yemen’s interior ministry said Friday that 29 prisoners, most of them Al Qaeda inmates, escaped during attacks on the central prison in the capital Sanaa Thursday night, which left seven people dead and four wounded.

  • Moily says no going back on gas price hike decision

    New Delhi: Coming down heavily against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for ordering an “unconstitutional” FIR against him and others for raising gas prices, Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily today said the government will not go back on its decision to hike rates from April 1.

  • SC demands all documents on Birbhum gang rape from Bengal

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Friday directed the West Bengal government to place before it the FIR, witness statements, case dairy and the final forensic report in the Birbhum gang rape case.

  • PPA to demand ownership rights to people of Arunachal

    Itanagar: The People’s Party of Arunachal (PPA) will launch a mass movement across the state to demand ownership rights of the people of Arunachal Pradesh over their natural and cultural resources.

  • Larger SC bench to hear plea against Justice Swatanter Kumar

    New Delhi :  The Supreme Court today said that the plea of a former law intern seeking probe against its retired judge Swatanter Kumar for allegedly sexually harassing her be heard by a three-judge bench and posted the case for hearing on March 26.

  • Thai police launches ‘Operation Valentine’ to clear protesters

    Bangkok: Thousands of Thai riot police today launched “Operation Valentine” to clear public areas occupied for weeks by opposition-backed protesters as they reclaimed the besieged government headquarters without any resistance.

  • Dalit woman burnt by employer

    Bulandshahr:  A dalit woman working at a brick kiln at Kirra village here was allegedly set ablaze by her employer when she resisted his attempt to rape her.

  • Bandh over T Bill cripples normal life in Seemandhra

    Hyderabad: Normal life remained paralysed for the second consecutive day in the 13 districts of the Coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema regions of the state following the bandh call by APNGOs and YSR Congress against the tabling of the Telangana Bill in Lok Sabha.

  • Sri Lanka lobbying in US ahead of key rights resolution

    Colombo: Sri Lanka has intensified lobbying in the US Congress ahead of a resolution that the country is expected to face in the UN rights body next month over alleged war crimes during the military campaign against LTTE rebels.

  • C’garh ministers given charge of districts ahead of LS polls

    Raipur: The Chhattisgarh government has appointed ministers as in-charge of various districts to ensure speedy redressal of public grievances and bring government closer to the people ahead of the Lok Sabha polls.

  • 9 killed in building collapse in China

    Beijing: At least nine people were killed and over 90 others injured when an auditorium collapsed during a wedding in east China’s Zhejiang Province, state-media reported today.

  • Why is BJP staying away from budget session?

    Shimla: BJP legislators say they are boycotting the ongoing budget session of the Himachal Pradesh Assembly to  protest against remark made by Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh. But is that the actual reason? The Congress believes it is a scheduled Feb 16 rally of BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi  that is keeping the opposition lawmakers on their toes.

  • No compromise on Jan Lokpal Bill: Manish Sisodia

    New Delhi: There will be no compromise on the Jan Lokpal Bill, Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia said as the Aam Aadmi Party government readied to table the  bill in the assembly Friday.