Free Press Journal
  • EC notice to Trinamool lawmaker for controversial speech

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress legislator Monirul Islam was Sunday issued a show cause notice by the Election Commission after he asked party workers in West Bengal’s Birbhum to prevent people from voting for other parties.

  • Sixth complaint filed against Haryana minister Kataria

    Gurgaon: A fresh police complaint has been registered against Haryana youth and sports minister Sukhbir Kataria in a bogus voting case, taking the number of complaints to six, officials said Sunday.

  • Heavy snowfall hits search operations on Mt. Everest

    Kathmandu: Heavy snowfall has been impeding search operations on Mt. Everest after at least 13 people were killed in the deadliest single-day loss of life in the mountain’s history, authorities here said Sunday.

  • Abdullah leading in Afghan presidential poll

    Kabul: Former foreign minister Abdullah Abdullah led in the Afghanistan presidential election with 49.75 percent of votes cast in the April 5 poll counted so far, chairman of the election commission Mohammad Yusuf Nuristani said Sunday.

  • US drone strike kill 30 militants in Yemen

    Sanaa: At least 30 Al Qaeda militants were killed and many others injured Sunday when a US drone carried out an attack against a terrorist training centre in Yemen, an official said.

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    Only Congress can ensure development, says Rahul

    “Modi wants Hindus and Muslims to fight. What happens after the riots? You, the poor suffer, they go home. We want everybody to live and work harmoniously for the country’s progress. That is the difference between them and us,” Gandhi said.

  • Akhilesh, Jaya Bachchan woo voters

    Agra: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Rajya Sabha member Jaya Bachchan Sunday asked voters to cast their ballot in favour of the Samajwadi Party, saying it has put in major efforts to develop the state.

  • China shuts down 110 porn websites

    Beijing:  China has shut down 110 websites as part of a national crackdown on online pornography, the State Internet Information Office said Sunday.

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    Trinamool accuses Congress of sending ED with political motive

    Kolkata: Revving up its attack against the Congress-led central government over the Saradha scam, West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress Sunday questioned the motive behind the Enforcement Directorate (ED) stepping up the probe in the scandal during the ongoing Lok Sabha polls.

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    BCCI names Shastri in three-member probe panel

    Mumbai: The Indian cricket board Sunday named former skipper Ravi Shastri in the three-member probe panel that would be proposed to the Supreme Court to probe the betting scandal in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

  • Sexual attempt on Indian boy in Dubai mosque

    Dubai: A court in the UAE Sunday adjourned till April 27 the hearing in a case relating to an attempted sexual assault on an 11-year-old Indian boy in a mosque in Dubai.

  • Fire breaks out in Gurgaon mall, no one injured

    Gurgaon:  A fire broke out at a shopping mall here Sunday causing loss of property. Luckily, no one was injured in the blaze, a fire officer said.

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    BJP distances itself from Giriraj; Congress slams remark

    Giriraj Singh, addressing a election rally in Deogarh in Jharkhand, said: “Those opposing Narendra Modi are looking at Pakistan, and such people will have place in Pakistan and not in India.”

  • Beni calls Modi murderer, BJP says Congress campaign at nadir

    “Modi committed murder at the age of 18 and ran away from home. He also alleged that several criminal cases were registered against Modi at police stations in Gujarat, but he “took care of them” when he became the chief minister”, Beni said.

  • Hamid Mir Pakistani Journalist

    Pakistan PM calls officers to discus Hamid Mir shooting

    Pakistan’s Geo News’ executive editor Hamid Mir was injured in an attack by gunmen in Karachi Saturday while on his way to his office from the airport, Dawn online reported.