Free Press Journal
  • Committed to empowering women: Cong

    New Delhi: Congress is the sole outfit which is not only advocating for the cause of direct participation by women in government, but also pushing to give them 50 per cent representation in panchayats and municipal bodies, the party claimed on the occasion of International Women’s Day today.

  • Egypt unveils long-waited presidential election law

    Cairo: Egypt’s interim President Adli Mansour has approved and issued a long-waited new law regulating the country’s upcoming presidential election, officials said Saturday.

  • ‘Khobragade incident led to misunderstanding with US’

    New Delhi: The Devyani Khobragade incident caused a certain “misunderstanding” in relations but India has “insulated” that issue from the rest of its relationship with America, India’s Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh said here Saturday.

  • Gandhi Maidan serial blast accused arrested

    Arwal: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) today arrested one accused of the serial blasts during Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi’s rally in Patna last October from a village in Arwal district of Bihar, police said.

  • Cong takes objection to shooting of Gujarat Tourism campaign

    Vadodara: City Congress chief Narendra Rawat has demanded that Election Commission should order stoppage of shooting of the Gujarat Tourism Department’s advertising campaign at Champaner, involving actor Amitabh Bachchan.

  • Now Buddhadeb calls for ‘Parivartan’

    Kolkata: Taking a leaf out of his bitter rival Mamata Banerjee’s book, former chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Saturday called for “parivartan” or change in West Bengal as he launched a scathing attack on the Trinamool Congress regime over a host of issues.

  • Shinde is pride of people, says Pawar

    Solapur: Sharad Pawar, whose NCP is an important constituent of Congress-led UPA government, today appealed to party workers to ensure victory of Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde from Solapur seat in upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

  • BJP against tariff hike till CAG audit is over

    New Delhi: The BJP’s Delhi unit today said that Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) should direct the power companies not to increase tariff till the audit by the CAG is complete.

  • 2 killed, 4 injured in road accident in UP

    Basti: Two people were killed and four others, including a Samajwadi Party leader, were today injured when a sugarcane-laden truck overturned and hit the SUV in which they were travelling, near Munderwa police chowki, police said.
    P K Rai, who enjoys minister of state status in Uttar Pradesh government, his wife, gunner and driver were injured and referred to SGPGI Lucknow while Arvind Kumar (38) and Sonu (25) travelling with him were killed

  • Police recover 4.67 crore in daylight heist case

    New Delhi: The Special Cell of Delhi Police has recovered Rs 4.67 crore and nabbed 13 people including a juvenile and a Haryana policeman in the sensational daylight heist case in which Rs 7.69 crore were looted in south Delhi’s Lajpat Nagar area on January 28, police said today.

  • Sexual harassment of serious concern: Himachal acting CJ

    Shimla: Violence against women and sexual harassment at the workplace are serious concerns and the judiciary can play a major role in delivering gender justice, Himachal Pradesh High Court Acting Chief Justice Mansoor Ahmad Mir said Saturday.

  • Cong, TRS likely to hold talks next week over alliance

    New Delhi: Congress and Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) are likely to hold talks here early next week over electoral alliance after the regional party in Andhra Pradesh rejected the demand for a merger.