Free Press Journal
  • Congress ‘anti-farmer’, should be sent out: Jayalalithaa

    Erode (Tamil Nadu): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Thursday said the “anti-farmer” Congress party should be voted out of power and added that her government’s policy is to see that the farmers are not affected by any project.

  • Slam-bang king Dhoni still waiting for elusive T20 Int’l 50

    New Delhi: Mahendra Singh Dhoni is inarguably one of India’s finest finisher in the shortest format but there is one little piece of statistic which the ‘Captain Cool’ wouldn’t certainly be amused and would like to change it during the course of fifth ICC World T20.

  • Elderly Sikh cleared of kirpan attack in UK

    London: A 60-year-old British Sikh man has been cleared of the charges of stabbing a drinker with his kirpan on the streets of northeast London.

  • Gul Panag declared AAP candidate from Chandigarh

    Chandigarh: Former Miss India and actor Gul Panag today joined Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and will be its candidate for Lok Sabha polls from Chandigarh, a place where she was born and describes as her “family’s home”.

  • AAP open to people with clean image: Sisodia

    Chandigarh: Senior Aam Aadmi Party leader Manish Sisodia today said his party was meant for all with a “clear” track record, and not just for those who participated in the initial movement against corruption.

  • HC issues notice to police, Lahane in atrocities case

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today issued a notice to police and T P Lahane, dean of state-run J J Hospital, seeking their replies to a petition challenging the anticipatory bail granted to Lahane in an atrocities case here.

  • Road rage: was Mane examined by govt medical officer? asks HC

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today wanted to know if bus driver Santosh Mane, awarded death penalty for killing nine persons and injuring 37 in a 2012 road rage incident, was examined by a government medical officer before trial against him commenced as provided under the CrPC.

  • Rahasya’ makers to screen film for Talwars’ relative

    Mumbai: The makers of the yet-to-be released film ‘Rahasya’ today informed the Bombay High Court that a private screening of the film would be arranged for one relative of Noida’s doctor-couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar convicted of murdering their daughter Aarushi in 2008.

  • New APCC chief urges leaders on way out to reconsider decision

    Hyderabad: Newly-appointed president of Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee, N Raghuveera Reddy today appealed to leaders who quit the party in recent days and also those planning to leave soon to “reconsider” their decision.

  • ‘Pak refuses medical access to mentally ill British prisoner’

    Islamabad: Pakistan has refused to give access to an independent medical specialist to carry out “psychiatric evaluation” of a 65-year-old British national of Pakistani-origin, who was sentenced to death under the controversial blasphemy law, a UK-based charity said today.

  • Kejriwal cancels Maharashtra rally, farmers disappointed

    Nagpur (Maha): AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal Thursday cancelled a public meeting in Chandrapur Lok Sabha constituency due to ill health, leaving hundreds of enthusiastic farmers disappointed.

  • Indo-Japanese group appeals to bring back remains of Netaji

    Ahmedabad: A group of activists from India and Japan here today made an appeal to the President and Prime Minister to bring back the remains of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose from Tokyo to his home land.

  • CM stay in state guest house waste of public money: BJP

    Dehradun: Opposition BJP in Uttarakhand has raised objection to Chief Minister Harish Rawat still residing along with his officials at the Bijapur state guest house despite the CM residence located nearby, alleging it was a sheer waste of public money.

  • Decline in voters’ participation a major challenge: Kakadia

    Itanagar: The Awareness Observer appointed by the Election Commission for Arunachal Pradesh has exhorted the poll officials to create awareness among people for participating in the April 9 Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in the state.
    “Engaging all eligible citizens in a free and fair manner in the democratic process is a prime requisite for participative, informed, effective, and healthy democracy,” Dhiraj Kakadia, the Awareness Observer said while addressing the chairman and members