Free Press Journal
  • Delhi celebrates Easter Sunday with fervour

    Easter Celeberation

    New Delhi: Delhiites celebrated Easter Sunday, which marks the resurrection of Jesus Christ, with prayers and sumptuous meals.

  • US sees dramatic surge in graduate applications from India

    Washington: Applications from prospective Indian students to US graduate schools surged dramatically while those from China slowed down a bit in 2013, according to a new report from the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS).

  • 27 killed in Pakistan accident

    Islamabad:  At least 27 people, including five women and two children, were killed and 20 others injured when a passenger van hit a trailer in Pakistan’s south Sukkur district Sunday, media reports said.

  • Rahul castigates BJP at Rajasthan rally

    Karauli (Rajasthan):  Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Sunday came down heavily on the Gujarat model of development touted by the BJP and its prime ministerial aspirant Narendra Modi.

  • President greets nation on Easter

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee Sunday greeted the nation on the occasion of Easter and wished that the festival would inspire people to “follow the path of love, truth, sacrifice and forgiveness”.

  • After eight months, Dabholkar killers elude police net

    Pune (Maharashtra): The sensational murder of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar is yet to be solved eight months after he was was gunned down while on a morning walk here, creating a nationwide furore.

  • Legal battle over Panipat-Jalandhar expressway settled

    New Delhi:  Construction of the stalled six-lane, 291-km expressway between Panipat and Jalandhar can now resume with the Supreme Court giving relief to its developer, the Hyderabad-based Soma group, by allowing the toll plaza to be shifted.

  • Rahul Gandhi failed to look after Amethi, says Modi

    Bishrampur (Chhattisgarh):  BJP leader Narendra Modi Sunday attacked Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi and questioned his ability to take care of the nation when he couldn’t look after Amethi — his Lok Sabha constituency.

  • Kerala Christians celebrate Easter Sunday

    Thiruvananthapuram: Devout Kerala Christians hurried to churches early Sunday morning to attend the Easter mass, and then returned to their homes to get ready for the sumptuous Easter breakfast.

  • Modi terms UPA ‘mother-son’ government, hits out at ‘RSVP model

    Barpeta (Assam)/Katihar (Bihar): BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Saturday fired fresh salvos at the Congress, terming the UPA a “mother-son” government and raking up the alleged land deals of Robert Vadra by saying that the country wants to know about the “RSVP (Rahul, Sonia, Vadra, Priyanka) model”.

  • Three held over post-poll violence in Odisha

    Bhubaneswar: Three Congress workers were arrested in Odisha’s Kendrapada district in connection with the Friday post-poll violence that left one person dead and four others injured in the region, an official said Sunday.

  • Six killed in Kashmir road accident

    Jammu: Six people were killed and five others injured Saturday in a road accident in the hilly Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.

  • Women turnout highest-ever in LS polls in Karnataka

    Bangalore:  The turnout of women voters at 65.81 percent in all the 28 Lok Sabha seats in Karnataka was the highest in a parliamentary poll in the state, an official said Saturday.