Free Press Journal
  • Bubonic plague spread via humans?

    London: Contrary to common belief, archaeologists and forensic scientists in Britain have claimed that the actual cause of the ‘Black Death’ that ravaged Britain and Europe in the mid-14th century was not due to the fleas on rats.

  • Marandi attacks BJP for Jharkhand’s “plight”

    Ranchi: Jharkhand Vikas Morcha president Babulal Marandi today attacked BJP for “plight” of the people of the state, and said his party would support a non-Congress and non-BJP government in a post-poll scenario.

  • Pakistan rights body alarmed over ‘new wave of intolerance’

    Lahore: A leading rights body in Pakistan today said it was alarmed over a number of disturbing developments, including the assault on a senior journalist and attacks on temples, and described such incidents as a “new wave of intolerance” in the country.

  • Education system in India restricts innovation: Educationist

    New Delhi: Finding faults with the education system in India, an educationist with a New York-based university today advocated the need for a change to allow freedom of creativity to promote innovation.

  • BJP accuses AAP, Congress of ‘hidden understanding’

    New Delhi: BJP today accused Aam Admi Party of having a “hidden understanding” with Congress after its candidates left the poll fray from Ajmer and Farrukhabad seats, from where Sachin Pilot and Union minister Salman Khurshid are contesting.

  • Another Dalit party in Maharashtra to support Congress

    Mumbai: The Congress in Maharashtra secured a further advantage with Dalit party, the Panther Republican Party (PRPI), Monday coming out in its support for the ensuing Lok Sabha election.

  • Violence against women a pressing challenge: US envoy

    New Delhi: Terming violence against women as one of the pressing challenges of the 21st century, US Ambassador Nancy Powell today pitched for more concerted efforts to deal with issues relating to the fairer sex.

  • Vardhan woos Muslims, distances himself from Malhotra’s remark

    New Delhi: Distancing himself from senior leader V K Malohtra’s statement on Jamia Nagar and Batla House, Delhi BJP chief Harsh Vardhan today said his party was the only well-wisher of Muslims in real sense and no area is terrorist hub in the eyes of BJP.

  • Switzerland taking refuge under ‘stolen data’ excuse: FM

    New Delhi: Accusing Switzerland of not following G-20 resolution on sharing banking details, Finance Minister P Chidambaram today said if they can give information to the US based on stolen data, then why not to India.

  • No decision yet on new bank licences by RBI: EC

    New Delhi: The Election Commission has not taken a decision on the Reserve Bank’s request to move ahead with a proposal to grant new bank licences.

  • Case against Italian marines adjourned to July 31

    New Delhi: A court here Monday adjourned, to July 31, the hearing in a case against two Italian marines allegedly involved in the killing of two Indian fishermen in 2012, after it was told the apex court ordered proceedings before the special court be kept in abeyance.

  • ​Complaints against Rahul, Mamata over poll code violations

    Kolkata: The West Bengal chief electoral office Monday said it has received complaints against Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Bengali superstar Dev for violating the model code of conduct.

  • Only non-Cong alternative can counter BJP: Left

    New Delhi: As senior Congress leader A K Antony asked CPI(M) to prove its commitment to secularism by supporting his party after the elections, the Left party today said only a non-Congress alternative would be able to successfully counter BJP.