Free Press Journal
  • Two guerrillas, one army officer killed in Kashmir

    Srinagar: At least three two guerrillas and an army officer were killed and four policemen injured in gunfight in Kashmir’s Kupwara district. The operation continued Tuesday morning.

  • Human tissue

    White matter inextricably linked with cognitive health

    Washington: Researchers have identified an interesting connection between the health of the brain tissue that supports cognitive functioning and the presence of dementia in adults with Down syndrome.

  • Discrediting security forces in J-K is a divisive agenda to be wary of

    New Delhi: On April, 2, 2014, Muneer Ahmad Manhas, resident of Uri, Baramulla was detained in Police station Ram Munshi Bagh, Srinagar, on allegations of being involved in a fake currency racket. The very next day Muneer died in police custody. The police, in an initial statement, said that after having dinner Muneer went to his lock-up and entered the bathroom where he hanged himself with his socks.

  • Small parties fighting LS polls with ‘scooter’ budget

    New Delhi: At a time when major political parties are spending crores of rupees on big-bang poll activities, puny political outfits are fighting it out on shoe-string election budgets ranging from Rs 20,000 to Rs 50,000 — merely the cost of a scooter.

  • Amarinder aims to encash army background

    Amritsar:  Eyeing the large number of votes of ex-servicemen, Capt Amarinder Singh has been repeatedly invoking his army background and participation in the 1965 Indo-Pak war, an averment which his main rival BJP’s Arun Jaitely may find hard to match in the April 30 polling.

  • Antony blasts BJP’s stand on J and K

    Thiruvananthapuram:  Holding that BJP’s manifesto revealed its “communal agenda”, Congress leader and Defence Minister A K Antony today said the saffron party’s stand on special status to Jammu and Kashmir was a matter of serious concern.

  • Women candidates in Rajasthan – Royalty to daily labourer

    Jaipur: Ranging from royalty to daily labourer – 17 women candidates from diverse backgrounds are in the fray for the first phase of Lok Sabha polls in Rajasthan but all eyes will be on Jhunjhunu seat that will witness as many as five women battle it out for electoral supremacy.

  • For Shinde, fourth term likely to be a cakewalk

    Solapur (Mah):  Even though controversy dogged him since he took over as Union Home Minister for making some questionable statements, Sushil Kumar Shinde looks well set to romp home to a fourth Lok Sabha term from this traditional Congress bastion where the BJP challenge appears insipid despite the perceived “Modi wave”.

  • Cop on TV is alive and is not DC Inderjit: CRPF DG

    New Delhi: A CRPF trooper, who was injured when a landmine planted by Maoists in Bihar’s Aurangabad district went off while being defused and seen on TV pleading for his life, is alive, CR PF chief Dilip Trivedi today said.

  • AAP candidate against Sonia Gandhi withdraws candidature

    New Delhi: In a setback to the Aam Aadmi Party, former High Court judge Fakhruddin, who was named the party’s candidate in Rae Bareli against Congress president Sonia Gandhi, today withdrew from the fray.

  • UN official urges world to tackle unsafe abortions

    United Nations:  The head of the UN population agency said that the world must address why 8.7 million young women aged 15 to 24 resort to unsafe abortions each year.

  • Muzaffarnagar riot accused dies in jail

    Muzaffarnagar: An under trial prisoner, accused in a muder case during Muzaffarnagar riots, died here due to cardiac arrest at a district jail, officials said.

  • Docu-feature focuses on sex workers as voters

    Kolkata: As West Bengal’s date with the Lok Sabha election draws near, a doco-feature has focused for the first time on the city’s sex workers as voters.