Free Press Journal
  • Woman gangraped by three youths

    Batala: A 32-year-old married woman was allegedly gangraped by three youths at Gurchack village here, police said today.

  • Congress in Meghalaya rejects separate state resolution

    Shillong: The ruling Congress in Meghalaya today turned down a resolution for creation of separate state for the Garos and Khasis maintaining the issue could disturb the socio-economic fabric of the state.

  • Jaitley defends release of terrorists to end Kandahar plane hijack crisis

    Amritsar: BJP leader Arun Jailtey today defended Vajpayee government’s releasing the three most wanted terrorists in return for the safety of passengers of the Indian Airlines plane hijacked to Kandahar in 1999, saying them lives of all Indians were “more precious” than the release of the terrorists.

  • Army chief in Israel to discuss military ties

    New Delhi: Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh is expected to discuss ongoing defence projects between India and Israel and ways of further strengthening military ties during his ongoing four-day visit to that country.

  • Gurung alleges he could be eliminated by Mamata government

    Darjeeling: Declaring that he had no faith on the TMC government, GJM supremo Bimal Gurung today alleged that the Mamata Banerjee government could eliminate him like Maoist leader Kishenji who was gunned down by joint forces in West Midnapore in November 2011.

  • WikiLeaks denies endorsing Modi as ‘incorruptible’

    New Delhi: In an embarrassment to the BJP, whistleblower website  WikiLeaks has denied it endorsed the party’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi as “incorruptible”, and posted a cable quoting Congress workers as praising him.

  • Kejriwal says he will defeat Modi in Varanasi

    New Delhi: AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal Tuesday vowed to defeat BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in the Lok Sabha election in Varanasi.

  • US very hopeful of future of ties with India: Psaki

    Washington: The US is very hopeful about the future of its relationship with India, a Obama Administration official has said as America sought to ease tension in ties over diplomat Devyani Khobragade’s re-indictment.

  • Walking the ramp easier than boxing: Vijender Singh

    Mumbai: Boxing champion Vijender Singh, who is ready to make his Bollywood debut and who walked the ramp at the Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) summer-resort 2014 here, finds it easier to model than box in a ring.

  • Adarsh case: FIR sought against ex-Maha CM Nilangekar

    Mumbai: An RTI activist today filed an application before a special court here seeking directions to the CBI to register an FIR against former Maharashtra Chief Minister Shivajirao Patil Nilangekar in connection with the Adarsh Society scam.

  • Worker voluntary admitting charges can close down probe: HC

    Mumbai: If an employee voluntarily admits to the charges against him during a departmental inquiry, then no fault can be found with the inquiry officer closing the probe, the Bombay High Court has held.

  • Chinese troops make fresh attempt to violate border

    New Delhi: Chinese troops made a fresh attempt to violate the border with India in Chumar area in Ladakh on Sunday and retreated only after ITBP and Army jawans formed a human wall to block their incursion bid.

  • BJP to Rahul: why talk only about 2002 Gujarat riots?

    Hyderabad: Hitting out at Rahul Gandhi over his comments on 2002 riots in Gujarat, senior BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu today said the Congress Vice-President should talk about “2014” and issues of governance.

  • 94 FIRs registered against political parties

    New Delhi: In the run up to the Lok Sabha polls, a total of 94 FIRs have been registered against political parties, including 13 against BJP, 10 against Congress and eight against AAP for violating the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) in the capital till today.

  • Pak to set up national intelligence body to combat terrorism

    Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today ordered the setting up of a national intelligence body to streamline intelligence resources and also approved the formation of rapid response forces across the country to tackle the menace of terrorism.

  • Afghanistan knock Hong Kong out of World T20 Qualifiers

    Chittagong: Opener Mohammed Shahzad and Shafiullah hit half-centuries as Afghanistan recorded a convincing seven-wicket win over Hong Kong in a Group B match to keep their hopes alive to qualify for the ICC World Twenty20, here today.