Free Press Journal
  • Narendra Modi

    Rise of Modi marks a paradigm shift in Indian politics

    New Delhi: The rise of Narendra Modi to the position of Prime Minister marks a paradigm shift in Indian politics, ending as it did the domination of the Congress party as also the era of fractured mandates.

  • somnath bharti

    Midnight raid on African women: Court seeks final report

    New Delhi: A court here today issued notice to an Investigating Officer of Delhi Police, probing the former Delhi minister Somnath Bharti’s purported raid on some African residents last year, to remain present “in person” with final status report after he failed to turn up today.

  • Eurosceptic parties cause ‘earthquake’ at EU polls

    Brussels: France’s far-right National Front and Britain’s UKIP led a eurosceptic “earthquake” in EU  parliamentary polls, sending shockwaves across Europe and beyond.

  • 151 Indian prisoners handed over by Pak at Wagah

    Lahore: Pakistan today handed over 150 Indian fishermen and another prisoner held for crossing the border to Indian authorities at the Wagah border in a goodwill gesture by Premier Nawaz Sharif who is in India to attend the swearing in ceremony of Narendra Modi as Prime Minister.

  • Jayalalithaa

    SC stays trial in DA case against Jayalalithaa

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today stayed for 10 days the ongoing trial in a disproportionate assets case before a Bangalore court against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.

  • Pistorius reports to psychiatric hospital for tests

    Pretoria: South Africa’s murder-accused paralympic hero Oscar Pistorius today arrived at a psychiatric hospital to begin up to 30-days of tests, as ordered by a judge during his trial.

  • Petition seeking Central government pension dismissed

    Madurai: The Madras High Court has ruled that getting State Freedom Fighers’ Pension (SFFP) would not automatically entitle a person to Swatantra Sainik Samman Central Pension (SSSCP).

  • TRS chief resigns from Lok Sabha

    Hyderabad: Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief K. Chandrasekhara Rao, set to become the first chief minister of Telangana, has resigned as a member of the Lok Sabha from Medak.

  • Two sent to 14-days judicial custody in SHO murder case

    Muzaffarnagar: A local court today sent two accused, allegedly involved in the murder of Phugana police station SHO Vijay Singh, to 14-days in judicial custody, police said today.

  • Fire at South Korean bus terminal kills 6

    Seoul: A fire in a construction area at a bus terminal near Seoul killed six people and injured 38 today,
    emergency officials said.


    Outgoing PM expresses grief at loss of lives in train accident

        New Delhi: Outgoing Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today expressed grief over the loss of lives in Gorakhdham Express accident in Uttar Pradesh and directed the Railways to deploy full resources in rescue and reliefoperations.

  • Rajapaksa Sri Lanka

    Modi ally Vaiko, 100 others detained over Rajapaksa visit

    New Delhi:Vaiko, leader of the MDMK that is an ally of the incoming government of Narendra Modi, and about 100 of his Tamil party supporters were detained here Monday while protesting against the visit of Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, police said.

  • PM Narendra Modi

    Modi to formally take charge Tuesday

    New Delhi: Narendra Modi, who will take oath as India’s 14th prime minister Monday evening, will formally take charge in his South Block office at 8 a.m. Tuesday, officials said.