Free Press Journal
  • Rajnath Singh

    Rival parties playing communal cards: BJP

    Varanasi: Ahead of the last phase of Lok Sabha polls, BJP today accused other parties in UP, including Congress, SP and BSP, of playing communal cards as part of their “polarisation politics” as they were suffering from “depression” and demanded the Election Commission to ensure free and fair polls.

  • EC not timid, decisions taken collectively, says CEC Sampath

    New Delhi: Chief Election Commissioner V S Sampath  on Saturday dismissed reports of their being differences between him and the two other Election Commissioners — Harishankar Brahma and Syed Nazim Ahmad Zaidi.

  • British woman get 2 yrs jail for attack on 80-year-old Sikh

    London: A 20-year-old British woman, who punched an elderly Sikh in the face and shoved him to ground in the British city of Coventry, has been sentenced to two years in jail for the “sickening” unprovoked attack.

  • Rajdhani Express derails near Bhopal

    Bhopal: The engine of Secunderabad-Nizamuddin Rajdhani Express derailed between Salamatpur and Sabchi railway stations near here this morning, railway officials said.

  • India, Myanmar ink accord on border cooperation

    Nay Pyi Taw: In a significant development, India and Myanmar have inked a pact to enhance security cooperation in combating the key issues of insurgency, arms smuggling and human trafficking.

  • 2G: judge says Shahid Balwa deserves to be taken in custody

    New Delhi: Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa, facing trial in the 2G spectrum allocation scam case, today faced the ire of a Delhi court which said he “deserved” to be taken into custody for his misconduct which caused “embarrassment” (to the judge) during the trial.

  • Ghana observe 13 years of stadium tragedy

    Accra: Ghana’s Minister of Youth and Sports Elvis Afriyie-Ankrah has joined hundreds of soccer fans to mark the 13th anniversary of the stadium disaster of 2001.

  • Haryana minister, Delhi ex-mayor face bogus voting case

    Gurgaon:A fresh case has been slapped against Haryana minister Sukhbir Kataria here for bogus voting. Former South Delhi mayor Sarita Chaudhary is also an accused in the case, police said Saturday.

  • Minor girl raped

    20-year-old gangraped by three men

    Thane (Maha): A 20-year-old girl, who works as a domestic help, was allegedly gangraped by three men in Ulhasnagar area in the district, police said today.

  • TN govt begins steps to raise water level in Mullaperiyar dam

    Idukki (Ker): Three days after the Supreme Court endorsed its stand in the long-drawn dispute over Mullaperiyar dam, Tamil Nadu today began steps to raise the water level of the 119-year-old reservoir to 142 ft from 136 ft limit set by Kerala on the strength of a state legislation.

  • I’m really rooting for Germany in FIFA WC: Kohli

    Bangalore: As World Cup fever grips soccer fans across the globe, people from all walks of life are excited and cricketers are no exception, as India’s vice-captain Virat Kohli is ready to root for Germany in the upcoming mega-event.

  • Rain stops play as DD reach 103/3 in 13.1 over

    New Delhi: Inclement weather halted proceedings as Delhi Daredevils reached 103 for three in 13.1 overs against Sunrisers Hyderabad in their IPL encounter here today.