Free Press Journal
  • Mount everest worst accident

    No Mt Everest expedition this spring

    Kathmandu: Expeditions to Mount Everest this spring in Nepal have come to a standstill as local Sherpa guides and foreign climbers began to descend from the base camp of the world’s highest peak, stakeholders said.

  • Activist Shabnam Hashmi says manhandled by BJP ‘goons’

    New Delhi: Social activist Shabnam Hashmi Monday claimed she was surrounded, threatened and manhandled by “goons” of the BJP who even threatened to rape her while she was distributing pamphlets in Rae Bareli.

  • Congress, BJP trade charges over links with alleged ‘hawala’ kingpin

    New Delhi: The Congress Monday sought to know about the links BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi had with an alleged “hawala kingpin” whose house and office in Surat were searched by the Enforcement Directorate last month. Hitting back, close Modi aide Amit Shah released a photo of Congress MP Mohammad Azharuddin with the same man.

  • Priyanka Gandhi - Narendra Modi spat

    Priyanka’s attacks have unnerved Modi: Congress leaders

    New Delhi: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s pointed campaign against Narendra Modi has unnerved the BJP’s prime ministerial candidate, energised Congress workers and created a resonance among people that will benefit the party, Congress leaders said Monday.

  • One killed, 26 injured in Ghaziabad clash

    Ghaziabad: At least one person was killed and 26 others were injured in this Uttar Pradesh town when two groups clashed Monday over a piece of land, police said.

  • Mantralaya Fire

    Poll code violation case records gutted in Mantralaya fire’

    Mumbai: All records pertaining to cases of poll code violation registered against candidates in the last three Lok Sabha elections and action taken against them by the state election commission got destroyed in a 2012 fire mishap at Mantralaya, an RTI query has revealed.

  • meenakshi Lekhi

    BJP says nation benefited from land given to Adani group

    Ahmedabad: The Bharatiya Janata Party today said the nation has benefited from the land given to Adani Group at Mundra. The nation has benefited as Adanis have constructed one of the country’s largest ports, which has helped boost the economy by contributing export-import led revenue, BJP Spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi said.

  • AAP slams Rahul Gandhi for ‘half-hearted attack’ on Modi

    New Delhi: AAP today slammed Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi for his “half-hearted attacks” against Narendra Modi’s links with industrialist Gautam Adani and questioned his silence on “favours” given to Reliance Industries by the UPA government.

  • Pervez Musharraf

    Musharraf’s plea for FIA report: Court to pass order on May 8

    Islamabad:  A special court in Pakistan today reserved till May 8 its ruling on Pervez Musharraf’s plea seeking a copy of probe report which is the basis of the high treason trial against the former military ruler.

  • air india

    AI to launch scheme to fill up vacant business class seats

    New Delhi: Aiming at filling up vacant business class seats, Air India today launched a scheme where a domestic economy passenger can upgrade to Executive Class after paying Rs 5,000 or Rs 7,000 over and above the original ticket price.

  • TMC leaders would be in jail if CBI probes Saradha scam’

    Bankura (WB): West Bengal PCC president Adhir Chowdhury today said that most of the Trinamool Congress (TMC) leaders, including ministers, would be behind the bars if CBI probes into the Saradha cheat fund scam.

  • Campaigning ends in 9 states, union territories for April 30 poll

    New Delhi: Campaigning ended Monday for the April 30 Lok Sabha polls in seven states and two union territories where nearly 139 million voters will decide the electoral fate of over 1,200 candidates who are in the fray for 89 Lok Sabha seats.

  • Narendra modi

    Now Cong releases CD against Modi

    New Delhi: The war of CDs hotted up with Congress today releasing one purportedly showing Narendra Modi in pictures with one Afroz Fatta arrested in connection with a Rs,1000 crore hawala racket and dared the BJP PM candidate to submit himself to an independent probe.

  • Telecom Secy directs DoT officials to expedite projects

    New Delhi: In view of various projects missing deadlines, Telecom Secretary MF Farooqui has directed DoT officials to cut down on delays and clear cases that have been pending for six months.

  • Qazmi quits AAP, alleges party-corporate nexus

    New Delhi: Adding to the heat and dust of general elections, Maqsood ul Hasan Qazmi resigned Monday as a member of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)’s national council, expressing his displeasure over the alleged nexus between the party and certain corporate groups.

  • rupee against dollar

    Re loses 5 paise against dollar

    Mumbai: Surrendering early trade gains, the rupee closed the day five paise lower at 60.65 against the dollar on sudden demand for the US currency from importers, mainly oil refiners.


    Somdev out of top-100, Yuki out of top-150

    New Delhi: A struggling Somdev Devvarman today dropped out of top-100 bracket in the singles rankings as the Indian slipped to 102 with the loss of two places.