Free Press Journal
  • Ponty case:Murder charge dropped against 21, trial from Mar 28

    New Delhi: Delhi Court will commence trial from March 28 against 21 accused, including sacked Uttarakhand minorities panel chief Sukhdev Singh Namdhari, in the shootout case involving liquor baron Ponty Chadha and his younger brother Hardeep at a farmhouse here in 2012.

  • Mamata takes potshots at Modi’s ‘chai pe charcha’

    Kolkata: Cocking a snook at the “chai pe charcha” campaign of Bharatiya Janata Party’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday dubbed it a “drama” ahead of the Lok Sabha polls.

  • Cong not responsible for mayhem in Lok Sabha: Lakshmi

    Guntur: Union minister and Congress leader Panabaka Lakshmi, who hails from Seemandhra region, today said her party was not responsible for the unruly scenes in Lok Sabha on Thursday amid introduction of Telangana Bill.

  • Four JD-U legislators keen to fight Lok Sabha polls

    Patna: Four Bihar legislators, including a minister, have threatened to contest the Lok Sabha polls either as independents or from another grouping if they are not given JD-U tickets, party sources and the disgruntled leaders say.

  • Will never leave Bengal: Mamata

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Saturday she will always remain in Bengal even as she vowed to take the Trinamool Congress to the national arena.

  • 75 % tribal children lagging behind in education: Survey

    Bundi: A recent survey conducted by Indian Council of Social Sciences Research (ICSSR) has revealed that 75 per cent tribal children in 22 districts of Rajasthan are lagging behind in education and tribal girls are no more enrolling in schools.

  • 13 of family die in Rajasthan accident

    Jaipur: Thirteen members of a family and a driver were killed in a road accident in Rajasthan early Saturday, police said.

  • Nine militants killed in Afghanistan

    Kabul: Nine militants were killed when security forces launched a military operation in Afghanistan’s Kunar province, a police official said Saturday.

  • Women prefer `sexy` men during ovulating period

    Washington: Researchers have found that ovulating women have evolved to prefer mates who display sexy traits – such as a masculine body type and facial features, dominant behavior and certain scents – but not traits typically desired in long-term mates.

  • Sonia Gandhi slams Left, BJP at Kochi rally

    Kochi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi Saturday slammed the Left and the BJP and asked the mammoth gathering at a rally here  “to vote for a party which strives for a united India”.

  • Common infections may cause memory decline

    Washington: Exposure to common infections is linked to memory and brain function – even if the infections never made you ill, a new research has warned.

  • Decoded: What separates love from lust

    Chicago: Do you know why your mind wavers between an intense and long-term longing for opposite sex and short-term, pleasurable goals at times?

  • Kejriwal’s resignation forwarded to president

    New Delhi:  Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung has forwarded the resignation of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to President Pranab Mukherjee, an official said Saturday.