Free Press Journal
  • Woman found dead

    Kanpur: A 20-year-old woman was found dead after allegedly falling from a terrace in Govind Nagar area here, police said today.

  • Mamata Banerjee

    Mamata flays Centre over food security act

    Kolkata:  Blaming the Centre for the non-implementation of the Food Security Act in West Bengal so far, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday said the union government has failed to put in place a proper law and decide on the funding for the scheme.

  • SAT dismisses RIL appeal against Sebi

    Mumbai:  The Securities Appellate Tribunal today upheld a Sebi decision rejecting Reliance IndustriesLtd’s application to settle alleged violations of norms to check fraudulent and unfair trade practices in the RIL-Reliance Petroleum merger case through a consent mechanism.

  • Guinea’s Ebola death toll rises to 182

    Conakry: The number of confirmed Ebola cases in Guinea has reached 286,  of which 182 people have died, a media report said Monday.

  • BJP’s youth wing activists clash with police during protest

    Lucknow: Activists of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha, youth wing of BJP, today clashed with police during their protest over law and order situation of Uttar Pradesh in front of state Assembly while it was in session, forcing cops to lathicharge and use tear gas shells.

  • MPPEB scam: Scindia demands CBI probe, Chouhan’s resignation

    Indore:  Former Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia has demanded a CBI probe into the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam and also resignation of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on moral grounds.

  • 14 Gaza rockets hit southern Israel: army

    Jerusalem: At least 14 rockets and mortar rounds fired by militants in Gaza struck southern Israel this morning, causing no injuries but damaging a home, the army said.

  • Kochi Airport will continue to be on red alert

    Kochi: The Kochi International airport, where security had been tightened following receipt of calls threatening attack by terrorists, would continue to be on red alert, but restrictions on the entry of visitors would be lifted by 6 AM tomorrow, airport officials said.

  • Ex-Jamia student acquitted of charge of injuring college mate

    New Delhi: A former student of Jamia Milia Islamia, who was facing trial for over a decade for allegedly beating a college mate in the university campus, has been acquitted by a Delhi court which held that the statements of the complainant were “unreliable”.

  • Fourth batch of pilgrims leave for Amarnath from Jammu

    Jammu:  The fourth batch of Amarnath pilgrims comprising 1,666 pilgrims today left the Jammu base camp for their onward  journey to the cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas amid tight security.

  • BJP protests in Lucknow against UP Govt. over high crime rate

    Lucknow: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers protested outside the UP Stae Assembly building on Monday against the state government’s inability to maintain law and order and its failure to reduce the increasing crime rate.