Free Press Journal
  • Rain lashes UP; major rivers cross danger mark

    Lucknow: With Southwest monsoon remaining normal leading to moderate to heavy rains accompanied by thundershowers at many places in Uttar Pradesh, major rivers have crossed the danger mark in the state.

  • Congress revolt in Maha, Assam

    Mumbai/Guwahati: Revolt erupted in Congress’ backyard in Maharashtra and Assam when two senior ministers today quit the party governments opposing their chief ministers.

  • Goonda Act to be invoked against accused in girl rape case

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today said the Goonda Act would be invoked against the skating instructor, arrested in connection with the alleged rape of a six-year-old student at a public school, as he was involved in similar cases earlier.

  • stocks

    Sensex rises 73 pts to 2-week high on robust bluechip earnings

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex today rose for the fifth day and ended 73 points higher at two-week closing peak on continued foreign capital inflows after bluechips, including RIL and HDFC, reported robust quarterly earnings.

  • Sushma Swaraj

    No change in India’s policy on Palestine: Swaraj

    New Delhi: Asserting that India’s policy on Palestine issue remains unchanged, government today refused to take sides over the Gaza conflict as it said Israel and Palestine should have peace talks and forestalled a resolution in Rajya Sabha which was demanded by the opposition.

  • Cyber security

    Cybercrimes major threat to businesses: KPMG report

    New Delhi:  Cybercrime has emerged as a major threat for businesses across the country as acknowledged by an overwhelming 89 percent of executives surveyed, a KPMG report here Monday said.

  • Markandey katju

    Three ex-CJIs made “improper compromises”, alleges Katju

    New Delhi: A controversy erupted today over an allegation by former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju, who is due to retire as Chairman of Press Council of India in October, that three ex-Chief Justices of India made “improper compromises” during UPA rule in retaining a judge in Tamil Nadu under corruption cloud.

  • Funds not be a constraint in implementing road proj: Rijiju

    Itanagar:  Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju has asserted funds will never be a constraint in implementation of road projects in Arunachal Pradesh but some of the issues related to it need to be addressed properly and timely.

  • mamata banerjee

    Mamata cautions party workers

    Kolkata: In the backdrop of allegations of extortion bids and threatening of officials of a steel plant by a section of TMC workers, party supremo and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today cautioned party workers to refrain from such activities.

  • BIg b at LG G3 launch

    Big B unveils LG India’s smartphone G3

    Mumbai: Buoyed by increasing smartphone sales across price categories, Korean electronics giant LG today said it expects revenues from the segment in India to jump almost three-fold this year.

  • GoAir mulls setting up MRO facility at Nagpur

    Nagpur: Wadia Group-controlled GoAir today said it is mulling setting up an aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility at Nagpur, a top airline official said.

  • Minor Raped

    Teenage girl raped by neighbour

    Aligarh: A 14-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her 22-year-old neighbour, a B.Tech student, in a village here, police said today.

  • tarun gogoi

    Gogoi denies Sarma’s allegations

    Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today denied that he had suggested reshuffle of his ministry after every four months as alleged by dissident minister Himanta Biswa Sarma after tendering his resignation to Governor J B Patnaik here today.

  • Rape Protests

    Bangalore rape: Angry students clash with police

    Bangalore: Several students were injured Monday in a clash with police at a private school here while staging a demonstration against the school management over the alleged rape of a six-year-old student July 2.