Free Press Journal
  • Bihar orders immediate evacuation; Kosi threatens 4 districts

    Patna: Bihar government has ordered immediate evacuation of people living along the embankment of Kosi in four districts as a 10-metre high wall of water is expected to sweep down the river from Nepal by this evening or tonight, officials said.

  • Gold extends gains on festive season buying, global cues

    New Delhi: Continuing its rising streak for the third straight day, gold prices advanced by Rs 150 to Rs 28,400 per ten gram in the national capital today on sustained buying by jewellers and retailers, driven by upcoming festive season demand amidst a firming trend overseas.

  • If I were dictator, I would introduce Gita in std 1: SC judge

    Ahmedabad: Supreme Court judge Justice A R Dave today said that Indians should revert to their ancient traditions, and texts such as Mahabharata and Bhagwad Gita should be introduced to children at an early age.

  • Parupalli-Kashyap

    Indian shuttler Kashyap through to men’s singles final

    Glasgow: Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap reached the 2014 Commonwealth men’s singles final with a hard-fought 2-1 win over England’s Rajiv Ouseph at the Emirates Arena here Saturday.

  • Police seek video of Arundhati’s speech

    Thiruvananthapuram: Police have sought the video of writer and activist Arundhati Roy’s controversial speech at Kerala University last month following a complaint.

  • Flights diverted as rain lashes Delhi

    New Delhi: Flights were diverted due to bad weather after rain lashed the national capital and its adjoining areas Saturday leading to clogged roads and traffic snarls.

  • sunil-paraskar

    Mumbai model rape case: Victim slams Saamana editorial

    Mumbai: The Mumbai-based model who has filed a complaint of rape against senior IPS officer Sunil Paraskar hit out at the Shiv Sena this morning over the editorial in its mouthpiece `Saamana’, saying that a comment should not be made in such cases without knowing the facts.

  • Mixed day for Indian track and field athletes

    Glasgow: It was a mixed day for India’s track and field athletes at the 20th Commonwealth Games here. While the country made it through to the final of men’s triple jump and javelin throw, the men’s 4×400-metre and women’s 4×100 relay teams were both ousted in the qualification round.

  • Narendra Modi

    Modi to perform half-an-hour prayer at Pashupatinath temple

    Kathmandu, Aug 2 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi would perform a half-an-hour special prayer at the 5th century Pashupatinath temple here during his two-day visit to Nepal which begins tomorrow.

  • Ministers responsible for Cong defeat: Babbar

    New Delhi: The blame-game within the Congress after its worst-ever drubbing grew louder with a party leader and former MP citing the “arrogance and behaviour” of its Ministers as the foremost reason for the party’s defeat and lowering of its image in the eyes of the public.

  • BJP Party Patriarch L K Advani Shifted Unceremoniously

    Modi sends Advani, BJP old guard into exile

    In the Hindu way of life, old age entails exile from home and hearth. As the Manu Smriti says, when a man sees “his skin wrinkled and his hair gray and when he sees the son of his son, then he should resort to the forest”.

  • Venkaiah Naidu

    Venkaiah Naidu meetings with Andhra, Telangana CMs

    Hyderabad: Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu held separate meetings with Chief Ministers of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana here today and asked them to prepare detailed reports on projects that require Central assistance.

  • Prthviraj Chavan, Narendra Modi

    Maharashtra CM to meet Modi over border row with Karnataka

    Palghar (Maha):  Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan has said that he would meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi with a delegation from the state to discuss the border row with Karnataka.

  • Bihar issues high alert on Kosi River after Nepal landslide

    Patna: Bihar government today issued a high alert cautioning several northern districts about imminent floods due to drastic rise in water level of Kosi after landslides blocked the course of the main river in Nepal.

  • Guv queries Hooda govt on controversial appointments

    Chandigarh:  Stepping in, Haryana Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki has sought response from Bhupinder Singh Hooda government on BJP’s demand for cancellation of recentcontroversial appointments by the Chief Minister.

  • 1 killed in clash over land dispute

    Bikaner:  A man was killed and ten others injured when members of two families allegedly clashed with  each other over some land dispute in Ramsara village in the district, police said today.