Free Press Journal
  • US lawmaker withdraws from anti-Modi Congressional resolution

    Washington: A second US lawmaker has withdrawn from co-sponsoring a new Congressional resolution asking the State Department to maintain its policy of not issuing visa to BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.

  • UP Assembly session begins amid din

    Lucknow: UP Assembly session today began on a stormy note, with BSP and RLD members raising anti- government slogans and holding protests during Governor’s address to the joint session.

  • Obama apologises to art history professor in handwritten note

    Washington: US President Barack Obama recently sent a handwritten letter to an art history professor at the University of Texas, apologizing for his comments on people holding a degree in art history.

  • Karunanidhi wants Rajiv case convicts released

    Chennai: DMK president M.Karunanidhi Wednesday hoped the central government gives its nod to release the seven convicts in former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

  • Modi to address rally in Arunachal on Feb 22

    Itanagar: BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will address a ‘Vijay Sankalp Abhiyan’ rally in Arunachal Pradesh on February 22.

  • New Delhi: Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde today said Kiran Kumar Reddy was opposed to the division of Andhra Pradesh and was left with no other option but to resign as Chief Minister after the Centre’s decision to split the state.

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    Kiran Reddy: From being a hand-picked man to a rebel

    Hyderabad: From being the hand-picked choice of Sonia Gandhi as Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister to sitting on a dharna in Delhi against division of the state, Nallari Kiran Kumar Reddy has turned from a Congress regional leader to a disgruntled rebel in his nearly 39-month tumultuous tenure.

  • Kohli reaches career-best rankings of 9th in Tests

    Dubai: Owing to his decent performance in the just-concluded two-Test series against New Zealand, India batsman Virat Kohli today rose to his career-best ninth position in the latest ICC Test rankings issued here today.

  • Tejpal to get copy of CCTV footage

    Panaji:  A Goa court here Wednesday allowed rape accused Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal to access CCTV footage, which he has claimed will prove his innocence.

  • Delhi High Court asks LG not to act on power bills issue

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung not to take any further decision on the AAP government’s announcement to give 50 percent waiver on pending electricity bills of 24,036 consumers.

  • HC sends notice to Kejriwal in defamation case

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Friday issued notice to Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal in a defamation suit filed by Congress parliamentarian Avtar Singh Bhadana against the former Delhi chief minister.

  • CBI begins probe into Bihar schoolgirl’s abduction

    Patna: The Central Bureau of Investigation Wednesday began a probe into the abduction of a schoolgirl who was whisked away from her home in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur town, police officials said.

  • TN decides to release all convicts in Rajiv assassination case

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Government today decided to release all the seven convicts serving life term in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, a day after the Supreme Court commuted death penalty of three convicts.

  • Woman, son electrocuted

    Ballia (UP):A woman and her son were electrocuted after coming in contact with a live wire in Dharampur village in the district, police said today.

  • Andhra Pradesh CM resigns, quits Congress

    Hyderabad:  The Congress suffered a major jolt Wednesday when Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Reddy resigned and also dumped the Congress to protest against the state’s break up.

  • BJP condemns blackout of LS TV coverage

    New Delhi: BJP today condemned the blackout of Lok Sabha TV coverage when the crucial Telangana bill was taken up in Lok Sabha and passed a resolution against it.