Free Press Journal
  • No Class 8 school boys debate with Modi: Chidambaram

    New Delhi : “I don’t want to take the level of this debate to a Class 8 school boys’ debate,” Finance Minister P Chidambaram said dismissing criticism of his interim budget by Narendra Modi.

  • Karuna welcomes SC order on Rajiv assassination case

    Chennai: Soon after the Supreme Court commuted to life term the death penalty of three convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, DMK President M Karunanidhi today welcomed the verdict and sought their immediate release.

  • Bill to create Telangana moved in Lok Sabha

    New Delhi: Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Tuesday moved the bill to create a separate state of Telangana in the Lok Sabha amid din in the house.

  • Naidu appeals to Modi to keep Andhra Pradesh united

    New Delhi:  In a last ditch effort, TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu today appealed to BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi to “use his good office” to keep Andhra Pradesh united till an amicable solution is reached on the issue of creation of separate Telangana.

  • Security tightened around parliament

    New Delhi: Security around Parliament House has been stepped up and movement in the area restricted in anticipation of  violent protests ahead of the discussion on the Telangana bill in the Lok Sabha Tuesday.

  • Under what law are Italian marines to be tried, asks SC

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the central government to categorically spell out its stand about the   law under which to try the two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen.

  • Rahul Gandhi to visit Amethi tomorrow

    Amethi (UP): Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will be on a day-long visit to his constituency tomorrow.

  • Odisha minister faces protest in constituency

    Berhampur (Odisha): Odisha’s Revenue Minister Surya Narayan Patro faced protest in his constituency Digapahandi in Ganjam district on way to a function along with Health Minister Damodar Rout.

  • Release Rajiv Gandhi assassins, demands Karunanidhi

    Chennai: Expressing happiness at the Supreme Court’s decision to commute the death sentence of the three assassins of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, DMK president M. Karunanidhi Tuesday urged the central and state governments to release them from jail.

  • Modi to address two rallies in Karnataka today

    Mangalore: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will address the Bharatha Gellisi rallies in Davangere and Mangalore in Karnataka today.

  • Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 p.m.

    New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha was Tuesday adjourned till 2 p.m. after members protested the proposed formation of a separate Telangana state.

  • Rajiv Gandhi assassin’s mother happy at SC verdict

    Chennai: Mother of A.G. Perarivalan alias Arivu expressed her happiness at the Supreme Court’s decision Tuesday to commute her son’s death sentence in the former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi’s assassination case.

  • T-Bill in Lok Sabha: Security beefed up in Seemandhra

    Hyderabad:  With Lok Sabha expected to debate the contentious Telangana bill today, security in Seemandhra region of Andhra Pradesh was beefed up and forces were put on alert to meet any eventuality on the law and order front.

  • P Chidambaram

    Chidambaram hits out at critics, says have pulled back economy

    New Delhi: Hitting out at critics of UPA’s management of economy, Finance Minister P Chidambaram today said the government has “pulled back” the economy from a difficult situation and put it back on a high growth path.

  • Five of seven missing female Japanese scuba divers rescued in Bali

    Tokyo: Five of the seven female Japanese scuba divers, who went missing off Bali, have been rescued after they were found a dozen miles away from their last dive site clinging to a reef on the southern coast of Nusa Penida island.