Free Press Journal
  • Mamata backs controversial party leader, draws opposition ire

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday drew flak from opposition parties for standing by a controversial Trinamool Congress leader, allegedly involved in a murder case and known for his repeated comments inciting violence.

  • India to continue to assist Afghan security forces: Khurshid

    New Delhi/Kandahar: India will continue to assist the Afghan national security forces in whatever manner possible, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said in Afghanistan’s Kandahar city where he inaugurated an Indian-supported agricultural university, a major capacity-building initiative.

  • ‘Love drug’ may treat gut pain

    Melbourne: Scientists have developed a version of the love hormone oxytocin that can treat chronic abdominal pain associated with conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome.

  • Kejriwal violated oath of CM’s office: Shinde

    Mumbai: Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde today sought to defend the joint opposition by Congress and BJP to introduction of Janlokpal Bill in Delhi Assembly and accused AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal of violating his oath of the chief minister’s office.

  • Woman stabbed to death in Delhi

    New Delhi: A 25-year-old married woman working in a multinational company in Noida was stabbed to death by two people here while she was returning home, police said Saturday.

  • Kejriwal has left Delhi in total confusion: Trinamool

    Kolkata: Accusing Arvind Kejriwal, who stepped down as Delhi chief minister Friday, of leaving the state in “total confusion”, the Trinamool Congress Saturday said he was not even ready to abide by the country’s laws and the constitution.

  • Kejriwal had to resign, it was not a matter of choice: Dikshit

    New Delhi: Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit today said Arvind Kejriwal had no option but to resign after losing majority on the floor of the Assembly and it was not a matter of choice for the Aam Aadmi Party leader who believes in “talking action” and not action.

  • AAP’s move to introduce Jan Lokpal Bill erroneous: CPI(M)

    New Delhi: CPI(M) today termed AAP government’s move to introduce Jan Lokpal Bill in Delhi Assembly as “erroneous and inexpedient” and said this had provided BJP and Congress the opportunity to gang up against them, leading to the resignation of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

  • Nitish punctures BJP euphoria over survey reports

    Patna: Dismissing surveys predicting BJP’s surge in general elections, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today said the party’s “euphoria” over such results was only their “wishful thinking”.

  • BJP praises Narasimha Rao for introducing economic reforms

    New Delhi: Former Prime Minister P V Narsimha Rao today received praise from BJP which lauded him for the economic reforms he had kick-started in 1991 and suggested that the job of reforms would have been more difficult for him than it was for Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

  • LS polls to see direct contest between SP, BJP in UP: Mulayam

    Gorakhpur: Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav today said the next Lok Sabha election would be a direct fight between SP and BJP in Uttar Pradesh, and third front would form the government at the Centre.

  • Deepika Padukone

    Would like to do ‘Shuddhi’ if approached: Deepika

    Deepika Padukone
    Mumbai: Deepika Padukone has denied reports that she was approached for Karan Johar’s much-discussed project ‘Shuddhi’ but said she was willing to do the film if offered.

  • LG suggest Prez rule in Delhi, House under suspended animation

    New Delhi: Rejecting the outgoing government’s recommendation for dissolution of the Delhi Assembly, Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung is today understood to have suggested imposition of President’s rule by keeping the legislature under suspended animation.