Free Press Journal
  • Akhilesh Yadav

    ‘Akhilesh playing politics of vendetta against BJP’

    Lucknow:  He is possibly the only one from the Bharatiya Janata Party in Uttar Pradesh to have the ears of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Accredited with the groundwork for the party’s unprecedented success in the Lok Sabha elections where it won 71 of the state’s 80 seats, Laxmikant Bajpayi is an angry old man. He now charges the state’s ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) with engaging in the politics of vendetta against BJP

  • Rahul Gandhi

    Congress in crisis: Leadership challenged

    New Delhi:  It has not been an easy time for the Congress since it went down to its lowest tally in the Lok Sabha elections two months back. While the party is witnessing internecine battles in many states, it is also facing competition from some regional parties to hog the opposition space in the Lok Sabha.

  • prakash javdekar

    Winds of change in offices: Minister saab is watching

    New Delhi:  Most officials are reporting for work on the dot at 9 a.m. and, those who get delayed, especially those coming from outside Delhi, have to perforce take the day off as “minister saab”, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar, is personally keeping a strict tab on the punctuality of his ministry staff.

  • Sushma Swaraj

    Nepal visit highly productive: Sushma

    Kathmandu:  Wrapping up her three-day trip, Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Sunday said the her Nepal visit was “highly productive”.

  • Narendra Modi

    Rise of the fringes: Modi government faces acid test

    New Delhi:  Are the fringes pulling at the centre from many directions? Is the NDA government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi facing its first major political challenge, not from a depleted opposition, but from its own ranks?

  • Kaptan Singh Solanki

    Solanki sworn-in as Haryana governor

    Chandigarh: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kaptan Singh Solanki was Sunday sworn-in as the governor of Haryana.

  • Power plan: India, Nepal to work big on electricity

    Kathmandu: India and Nepal will work fast on the implementation of the Pancheshwar Multipurpose Project to boost hydropower generation between the South Asian neighbours, a joint communique issued after a meeting of the India-Nepal Joint Commission at the foreign minister-level stated Saturday.

  • Omkar Otari

    Indian lifter Otari wins 69 kg bronze

    Glasgow: Indian weightlifter Omkar Otari won the men’s 69 kg bronze medal late Saturday after he lifted a total weight of 296 kg at the Commonwealth Games here.

  • Saharanpur tense, drone cameras deployed

    Lucknow:  Authorities Sunday deployed drone cameras to keep peace in Uttar Pradesh’s Saharanpur district where communal violence claimed three lives and left over a dozen critically injured.

  • Pranab Mukherjee

    President condoles IAF chopper crash deaths

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee Sunday condoled the death of seven people in Friday’s Indian Air Force (IAF) chopper crash in Uttar Pradesh’s Sitapur district.

  • Rape

    Railway employee repeatedly gang-raped, three held

    Kolkata: Three people were arrested while Eastern Railway Saturday ordered a high level probe following allegations by an employee that she was repeatedly raped by four of her colleagues at a city railway yard.

  • Serbian’s art to dot Bengal suburb

    Kolkata: Inspired by India’s tropical forests and gardens, a Serbian artist visiting West Bengal is working on art installations that will deck up a suburban area, about 25 km from here.

  • RajwinderKaur

    Rajwinder shines in a mixed day for Indian judokas

    Glasgow: It was a mixed day for Indian judokas as Rajwinder Kaur clinched the bronze while Jina Devi Chongtha, Sahil Pathania and Pariskhit Kumar missed the medal by a whisker in the Commonwealth Games being held at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre here Saturday.

  • Indian shooters rule the ranges with double gold, three silvers

    Glasgow: Indian shooters continued to fire up the ranges as Apurvi Chandila and Rahi Sarnobat clinched individual golds while compatriots Ayonika Paul, Prakash Nanjappa and Anisa Sayyed got silvers on day three of competitions at the Commonwealth Games here Saturday.

  • squash-

    Mangaonkar, Anaka win, Dipika loses in squash

    Glasgow: While Mahesh Mangaonkar and Anaka Alankamony notched up wins in their respective matches, India’s star squash player Dipika Pallikal faltered at the Commonwealth Games here Saturday.

  • indian-hockey-team

    Indian men thrash Scotland 6-2 in hockey

    Glasgow: The Indian men’s hockey team thrashed hosts Scotland 6-2 for their second consecutive win in the group stage of the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the Glasgow National Hockey Centre here Saturday.