Free Press Journal
  • India is free but not equal: Jesse Jackson

    Kolkata: Observing India was “free but not equal”, legendary civil rights activist Jesse Jackson Tuesday regretted illiteracy among children in the country which excels in exporting talent across the world.

  • Food Security Scheme will be replaced with UPDS: AIADMK

    Chennai: Slamming the recently enacted Food Bill of the UPA as “half-baked,” AIADMK said in its manifesto that it would take measures to replace it with a Universal Public Distribution System as followed in Tamil Nadu across the country if it became part of the next government at the Centre.

  • Prohibitory order clamped in areas of Nagaland

    Kohima: Prohibitory order under Section 144 of CrPC was today clamped in areas of Dimapur district of Nagaland bordering Assam apprehending breach of peace.

  • TRS chief meets PM; party considering merger, alliance options

    New Delhi: TRS chief K Chandrashekhar Rao along with a delegation met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to thank him for getting the Telangana Bill passed in Parliament and also discussed issues related to the new state.

  • VHP has no political agenda: Togadia

    Nagpur: Stating that they were not backing any political party or individual, Vishwa Hindu Parishad International Working President Pravin Togadia has asked people to vote for candidates with a clean slate and stature in Lok Sabha elections.

  • No alliance with parties in touch with Cong: BJP

    Chennai: BJP, which is holding parleys for a pre-poll alliance with actor-politician Vijayakanth’s DMDK, today said it will not align with parties which are in touch with the Congress.

  • ‘Outsider’ Karthik hopes to lift team spirit in Asia Cup

    Mirpur (Bangladesh): Pressed into service after injury to Mahendra Singh Dhoni, wicket eeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik today said being an “outsider”, he can add a bit of freshness to India’s Asia Cup campaign after the battering in recent international engagements.

  • Oil and gas pricing to be reviewed: AIADMK manifesto

    Chennai: The AIADMK’s poll manifesto released by its general secretary and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa here Tuesday has a mix of welfare and hard economic measures underscoring her national ambitions.

  • People hit by Goa mining ban blame AAP for their plight

    Panaji: A group of mining stakeholders today partially blamed AAP for the plight of those affected by closure of iron ore extraction activity in Goa, alleging that falsehood propagated by its leader Prashant Bhushan was costing them dear.

  • Horse trading case: MLA Sita Soren surrenders

    Ranchi: Ruling JMM legislator Sita Soren today surrendered to a local court in a case of horse trading registered by CBI after Election Commission of India rescinded the original notification for the 2012 Rajya Sabha polls for Jharkhand.

  • ‘Centre working to give minimum rights to North East people’

    Diphu (Assam): Amid demand for enacting an Anti-Racism Law to protect rights of North East people, Rahul Gandhi today said the Centre is working towards giving certain minimum rights and security to people of the region all over India.

  • UP Govt for discussion of new rape law

    Lucknow:Uttar Pradesh government today said that it would discuss the concerns raised by the BJP regarding misuse of the new rape law.

  • US industry wants India designated Priority Foreign Country

    Washington: Ramping up their anti-India campaign, an influential section of American businesses, in particular those from the pharma and manufacturing sectors, here on Monday urged the Obama Administration to designate India as a Priority Foreign Country.

  • ​Mining company office in Goa raided

    Panaji: The office of the mining company Sesa Sterlite here was raided Tuesday by officials of the Department of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), a company official said.