Free Press Journal
  • 15-year-old ragpicker gang-raped, murdered

    Ludhiana: A 15-year-old ragpicker was allegedly gang-raped, murdered and dumped in the city’s Focal Point area, police said today.

  • ​Court order on plea seeking FIR against Geelani on March 4

    New Delhi: A Delhi court today fixed March 4 for pronouncing its order on a plea seeking lodging of an FIR against Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani and three others for purportedly instilling “hatred” among the people of Kashmir and other parts of India.

  • Farah Khan family

    Kids come before work for Farah

    Mumbai: For Farah Khan, her kids come before her work commitments. As she was leaving for work, one of her kids fell sick, and the filmmaker stayed back to take care of her child.

  • Robbery case: Court to record statement of accused on Feb 28

    New Delhi: A Delhi Court today fixed February 28 for recording the statements of four death row convicts in the December 16 gang rape case, who are facing trial for their alleged involvement in a robbery case.

  • Himachal to grant more autonomy to Lokayukta

    Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Wednesday took a lead in strengthening the Lokayukta by making the ombudsman a multi-member panel, giving the power to conduct searches, seize property and to have independent inquiry and prosecution wings.

  • Withdraw case slapped for protesting rape, demand women activists

    Kolkata: Criticising the Mamata Banerjee government for “stifling the voice of protest”, a section of women rights activists Wednesday demanded withdrawal of a case slapped “clandestinely” on those who had given a memorandum at the West Bengal secretariat against a college student’s rape and murder last year.

  • Speaker accepts resignation of MP who used pepper spray

    New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Wednesday accepted the resignation of Congress member L. Rajagopal who used pepper spray in the house during introduction of the Telangana statehood bill Feb 13.

  • ASI survey finds 24 monuments untraceable

    New Delhi: A survey by Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has found that 24 monuments are untraceable, while 12 monuments have submerged under reservoirs, the Rajya Sabha was informed today.

  • Portion of bridge on trial run gives way, 2 suspended

    Jaipur: A portion of a newly-constructed railway over-bridge, which was opened for trial run, collapsed in Rajasthan’s Sawaimadhopur district, prompting authorities to suspend two officers.

  • Hazare declares support to Mamata, snubs Kejriwal

    New Delhi: Social activist Anna Hazare today declared his support to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who apparently has ambitions outside the state in the coming Lok Sabha election, and snubbed his one-time protege by saying that he will not support Arvind Kejriwal.

  • 576 million Aadhaar cards issued

    New Delhi: A total of 576.16 million Aadhaar cards have been issued till Jan 31, with Maharashtra topping the list with 82.99 million beneficiaries, the government informed the Lok Sabha Wednesday.

  • India post 245-run win, continue unbeaten run in U-19 WC

    Sharjah:  Sanju Samson and Kuldeep Yadav stole the limelight with individual brilliance as a strong India continued their unbeaten run with a crushing 245-run win over minnows Papua New Guinea in the Under-19 World Cup here today.

  • Rajya Sabha passes street vendors protection bill

    New Delhi:The Rajya Sabha Wednesday passed four bills, including the street vendors protection bill, without debate following a broad consensus in the house over their passage.