Free Press Journal
  • Farmers of two families clash, police resort to cane-charge

    Moga: A clash took place between two groups of farmers in a village near here over discharge of water from agriculture fields, prompting policemen to resort to “mild cane-charge” to stop the violence.

  • Most places in Amravati receive more than 100 mm of rainfall

    Amravati: With 13 of the 14 talukas in Amravati district receiving more than 100 mm rainfall since July 22 morning, the grim situation on the rainfall front improved miraculously overnight, according to official reports reaching here today.

  • Kerala to host Global Agro Meet in November

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala will host a Global Agro meet and an exhibition on hi-tech agriculture and food processing at Kochi November 6-7, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said Wednesday.

  • Nitish Kumar

    Nitish condemns Sena MPs act, seeks action

    Patna: Senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar today strongly condemned Shiv Sena MPs for allegedly forcing a fasting Muslim to eat and sought strong action against people “attacking” religious faith of other communities.

  • Bishen Singh Bedi

    Ashwin should be part of playing XI: Bedi

    New Delhi: Impressed by India’s brilliant showing at Lord’s, spin legend Bishen Singh Bedi feels the only trick the team has missed so far in England is not playing Ravichandran Ashwin.

  • Swamy seeks CBI probe into Sunanda Pushkar’s death

    New Delhi: The demand for a CBI investigation into the death of Sunanda Pushkar, wife of Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, was being “looked into”, Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said.

  • Goa CM seeks report on woman executive involved in road mishap

    Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today sought a detailed report from police in connection with a drunken driving incident wherein a woman executive allegedly knocked down two persons with her car on Sunday.

  • asthama

    Sense of smell is `no friend` for asthmatics

    Washington: A new study has revealed that simply believing that scents and fragrances are potentially harmful could do more damage to the asthmatics people than expected.

  • Markandey Katju - Manmohan Singh

    Speak on Katju allegations, AIADMK to Manmohan Singh

    New Delhi:  The AIADMK Wednesday raised the issue of corruption in the judiciary in the Rajya Sabha and sought an explanation from former prime minister Manmohan Singh.

  • CII CEO delegation to revitalize US-India economic ties

    New Delhi: A CII CEO’s delegation led by Ajay Shriram, President CII and Chairman and Senior Managing Director, DCM Shriram Ltd is in the US from July 23-25, 2014, as part of CII’s ongoing commitment to bolster the US-India economic partnership.

  • Shashi Tharoor

    It won’t be business as usual within Congress: Tharoor

    New Delhi:  It won’t be “business as usual” in the Congress after the severe drubbing in the elections and party president Sonia Gandhi would soon fix accountability and take decisions on revamping the party, former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor said today.

  • 2012 hate speech case: Fresh summons against MIM MLA Owaisi

    Mumbai: A court in suburban Kurla today issued fresh summons against All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) MLA from Hyderabad Akbaruddin Owaisi in connection with an alleged hate speech case.

  • Kin of Delhi Police cop gets nearly Rs 32L compensation

    New Delhi: Family members of a Delhi Police constable, who died in a road accident involving a rashly driven motorcycle, have been awarded a compensation of nearly Rs 32 lakh by a Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) here.

  • 13 militants killed in Pakistan airstrikes

    Islamabad: Pakistani Air Force jets pounded militant hideouts in the restive North Waziristan tribalregion today, killing 13 militants, as part of the ongoing military offensive to clear the are of local and foreign terrorists.

  • M Venkaiah Naidu

    Govt. working on ‘smart cities’ scheme: Venkaiah Naidu

    New Delhi: Union Urban Development Minister M.Venkaiah Naidu today said the government is working on the concept of ‘smart city’ and the contours of implementing the project for developing/building 100 such cities.