Free Press Journal
  • Nine fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

    Rameswaram (TN): Nine fishermen were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy today for allegedly crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line.

  • Oil prices mixed in Asian trade

    Singapore:  Oil prices were mixed in Asian trade today on data showing weaker US energy demand as Russia comes under international pressure following its seizure of Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula.

  • BJP-AAP clashes: Ashutosh, Shazia Ilmi booked for rioting

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party leaders Ashutosh and Shazia Ilmi have been named in the FIR filed by Delhi police in connection with clashes that took place between the AAP and BJP workers outside the latter’s headquarters in the national capital.

  • Sensex extends gains for third day, up 89 pts in early trade

    Mumbai:  The benchmark BSE Sensex gained for the third straight session by adding 89 points in early trade today on increased buying by funds and retail investors after country’s current account deficit declined sharply in the December quarter of the current fiscal.

  • China’s finance minister downplays GDP target

    Beijing: China’s Finance Minister Lou Jiwei Thursday called for more comprehensive understanding of the country’s growth target this year instead of merely fixating on the 7.5-percent figure.

  • AAP - BJP Clash

    AAP-BJP clashes: 14 arrested, FIR agst Ashutosh, Shazia

    New Delhi: Fourteen AAP members were arrested after Delhi Police registered an FIR in connection with the clashes outside the BJP national headquarters here between supporters of the two parties that left 28 people injured.

  • Rupee up 32 paise against dollar in early trade

    Mumbai: Extending its gains for the third straight session, the rupee jumped 32 paise to 61.43 a dollar in early trade today at the Interbank Foreign Exchange on sustained selling of the US currency after a sharp decline in country’s current account deficit in the third quarter.

  • NSUI members clash at SVITS

    Indore: A day after a rivalry within the NSUI took a violent turn as two members of a group were allegedly thrashed by another group members, students of Shri Vaishanv Institute of Technology and Science ( SVITS), on Wednesday boycotted their classes and staged a demonstration demanding action against the accused.

  • UPA ‘ responsible’ for economic crisis: Irani

    Indore: “ Our country’s economy was at its peak during the tenure of BJP- led NDA Government. Even the foreign reserve was at its high but the Congress- led UPA government and its corruption turned the nation’s economy into a crisis,” said national vice- president of BJP MP, Smriti Irani.

  • Police solve murder mystery

    Ujjain trader killed by brother in- law, friend

  • City doctors take out candle- lit march

    Indore: Members of Indian Medical Association, Indore took out a candle- lit march on Wednesday from M Hospital to Shivaji Vatika to protest alleged police excess on students of Ganesh Shankar Vidhyarthi Medical College, Kanpur. They also stage a demonstration at the main entrance of M Hospital later.

  • MODEL CODE OF CONDUCT IMPOSED LS polls: Voting in City on April 24

    Indore: The Election Commission of India announced the Lok Sabha election schedule on Wednesday and also imposed Model Code of Conduct with immediate effect. Indore constituency voters will cast their votes on April 24 while counting will be held on May 16.

  • BJP’s half- day state bandh today

    Indore: Demanding special package from the Centre for hailstorm- hit farmers of the State, the ruling Bharatiya Janta Party has called for state bandh on Thursday. All the major markets of the City will remain closed till 2 pm, except emergency services and schools and colleges. Activists of the BJM took out a vehicle

  • Misbehavior with lady doctor

    Cops searching the accused on basis of car number

  • Crops ruined, debt- ridden farmer dies of heart attack

    BHOPAL: The crop loss due to rain and hailstorm proved the proverbial last straw for a debt- ridden elderly farmer of Amaha village under Daboh police station area in Bhind district.

  • Vidisha assembly by- polls on Apr 24

    BHOPAL: The by- polls for Vidisha seat will be held on April 24 along with the general elections. The assembly seat of Vidisha constituency got vacant with chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan resigning it. The last date to file nomination on this seat is April 5. Scrutiny of nomination would be done on April 7 and last date to withdraw nomination is April 9. Sadhna Singh, wife of chief minister