Free Press Journal
  • Sales tax officer commits suicide

    Nashik:  A 56-year-old senior government official allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan at his residence in Pathardi here, police said today.

  • Fit-again Vidal arrives in Brazil with Chile squad

    Belo Horizonte: A 23-man Chile squad, including midfielder Arturo Vidal, has arrived in Brazil as the team starts preparations for its opening FIFA World Cup match against Australia.

  • Rape

    Six-year-old girl raped by neighbour

    Firozabad (UP): A six-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her neighbour in Fariha area here, police said today.

  • One killed, 2 hurt in accident; locals protest

    Howrah (WB):  One woman was killed and two others injured when they were hit by a truck at Shibpur area in Howrah district today, triggering unrest among the local people, the police said.

  • AAP Leader Manish Sisodia: Things Will Be Sorted Out

    Things will be sorted out, says AAP’s Manish Sisodia

    New Delhi:  AAP leader Manish Sisodia Friday said the letter he wrote to party colleague Yogendra Yadav the day before was part of discussion, and underplayed the AAP infighting, saying these things happen in a party.

  • 40 Lankan ex-LTTE members may get employed in Singapore firm

    Colombo: About 40 former members of the LTTE, who have successfully undergone rehabilitation under a government programme, are likely to get employed in a construction firm in Singapore, officials said today.

  • Jayalalithaa gets relief in disproportionate assets case

    New Delhi:  In a relief to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, the Supreme Court Friday extended the suspension  of trial in the disproportionate assets (DA) case against her till June 16.

  • Don’t touch my feet, Modi tells MPs

    New Delhi: Hitting out at the culture of sycophancy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked BJP MPs to shun the practice of touching his feet and that of other leaders.

  • arvind kejriwal

    Kejriwal to face trial in Gadkari defamation case from Aug 2

    –Delhi court to hear Gadkari defamation case vs AAP Kejriwal Aug 2
    –Delhi court exempts Kejriwal from appearance in defamation case
    NEW DELHI: A Magisterial court today ordered framing of charges of defamation against Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal and put him to trial on the complaint filed by Bharatiya Janata Party Leader and Union Cabinet minister Nitin Gadkari.

  • Three dead, four ill after consuming contaminated sattu

    Hajipur (Bihar): Three members of a family died and four others were taken ill after they consumed contaminated liquid sattu (gram flour) at Vikrampur in Vaishali district, police said today.

  • J. Jayalalithaa

    SC extends stay on Jayalalithaa’s trial till June 16

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today extended till June 16 its order staying the trial in a disproportionate assets case against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa by a Bangalore court.

  • Sensitise people about women’s rights, NCW asks Arunachal

    Itanagar: National Commission for Women (NCW) Chairperson Mamta Sharma has urged Arunachal Pradesh State Commission for Women (APSCW) to reach out to the grassroots to sensitise the people about issues relating to women’s rights and their privileges by launching an extensive awareness campaigns in collaboration with local NGOs.

  • Sumitra Mahajan

    MPs should keep national interest in mind: Mahajan

    New Delhi:  Parliament should be known for holding healthy discussions and debates like earlier, new Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said Friday and appealed to members for their cooperation in running the house in an orderly manner.

  • Modi introduces ministers in Lok Sabha

    New Delhi:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi today introduced to the Lok Sabha 43 of the 44 members of his Council of Ministers.