Free Press Journal
  • With aim to eliminate Aussies, Pakistan take on Bangladesh

    Mirpur: Pakistan are gearing up to take a step forward towards semi-final qualification as they aim to get past an out-of-sync Bangladesh side in the Group 2 League match of the ICC World T20 here tomorrow.

  • Modi’s victory may flare up communal tension: Mayawati

    Buxar: Describing the Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as a divisive leader, BSP supremo Mayawati today expressed fear that the country may witness riots if he wins power at the centre.

  • Akalis, BJP equally responsible for Op Bluestar: Amarinder

    Amritsar: Former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today said the Akalis and BJP were as much responsible for the Operation Bluestar as the Congress which was then in power both at the Centre and in the state.

  • Chaos at political debate between Nilekani, Ananth

    Bangalore: Chaos broke out today at a political debate between Congress’ nominee for Bangalore South Lok Constituency Nandan Nilekani and BJP’s Ananth Kumar after workers of the two parties created a ruckus, forcing organisers to abandon the event midway.

  • ​World T20: New Zealand beat Netherlands by 6 wickets

    Chittagong (Bangladesh): Brendon McCullum’s 65 off 45 balls gave New Zealand a six-wicket victory over the Netherlands in a Group 1 match here Saturday and kept them in contention for a semi-final berth in the ICC World Twenty20.

  • BI arrests top I-T officer, husband, two others for bribery

    Bhopal: A deputy commissioner of Income Tax department has been arrested along with her husband, a BJP leader, and two others by CBI here for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 10 lakh from a complainant.

  • Modi, Hooda birds of a feather: Kejriwal

    Kaithal (Har): Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal today dubbed Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and his Gujarat counterpart Narendra Modi as “birds of a feather” even as he charged that the two were “property dealers” making “big money” for themselves.

  • Blast in southwest Pakistan kills minor girl, injures 15

    Karachi: A bomb blast targeting a vehicle carrying security forces killed a minor girl and injured 15 others today on the outskirts of Quetta city in Pakistan’s restive Balochistan province.

  • Jaya describes Sethusamudram project as useless; slams DMK

    Ramanathapuram: Describing the Sethusamudram project as a “useless” one that could harm the marine environment badly, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today said Centre had wasted Rs 830 crore on it.

  • Court reserves order on Tejpal’s plea to meet his mother

    Panaji: A local court today deferred its order till April 2 on plea of Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal, who is in jail in rape case, seeking to meet his ailing mother twice a week at his North Goa residence.

  • Congress questions Badal’s U-turn on ‘scamster’ realtor

    Chandigarh: Having sought  a CBI probe into a Rs.1,500 crore land scam by a real estate developer in 2006 and then giving a party ticket to the same person for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections has come to haunt Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, with the Congress now seeking an explanation on his U-turn.

  • Aruchanal BJP slams Cong nominee for statements against Modi

    Itanagar: The BJP in Arunachal Pradesh today slammed Congress’ nominee from Arunachal West Lok Sabha constituency for criticising party’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi over his provocative statement against China.

  • HC rejects petition challenging mining ban in Maha

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has rejected a petition challenging ban on mining imposed by Centre and Maharashtra governments in Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg districts of coastal Konkan region in the state.