Free Press Journal
  • Suicide disrupts metro train service

    Kolkata:  Metro train services between Mahanayak Uttam station in Tollygunge and Kavi Subhas station in New Garia were disrupted for 45 minutes today after a suicide was reported causing hardship to office-goers.

  • Huge quantity of explosives seized in Bihar

    Sasaram (Bihar):  In a huge haul, 1,200 gelatin sticks, 4,225 detonators and 15 kg of ammonium nitrate were recovered allegedly from the possession of a man who was arrested from Karbandiya Chandani Chow area of Rohtas district today.

  • Two GNLA militants killed in Assam

    Goalpara (Assam):  Two suspected militants of the Garo National Liberation Front (GNLA) were killed in an encounter with the Army at Hudakona here, police said today.

  • Three of a family killed as building collapses

    Kochi:  A couple and their teenaged daughter were killed when their three-storey house collapsed in heavy rains at nearby Aluva, police said today.

  • Karan Singh’s elder son to join PDP

    Srinagar: Veteran Congress leader Karan Singh’s elder son Vikramaditya Singh is set to join Jammu and Kashmir’s main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

  • Army man arrested for spying not from EME

    Hyderabad: The army’s Corps of Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (EME) Thursday clarified that the army man arrested by Hyderabad police on charges of espionage does not belong to the EME.

  • Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi

    Herald case:Court to hear matter against Sonia,Rahul on Aug28

    New Delhi:  A Delhi court, which had issued summons against Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and others, today deferred till August 28 hearing in the case filed by BJP leader Subramanian Swamy in the matter pertaining to acquisition of National Herald daily.

  • Kamla Beniwal

    Govt says no politics behind sacking of Beniwal

    New Delhi:  Amid opposition charge of political vendetta in the sacking of Mizoram Governor Kamla Beniwal, Government today said the decision was prompted by “serious allegations” against her and insisted there was no politics behind it.

  • barrack Obama

    No country would tolerate terror attacks on it: Barrack Obama

    Washington:  Strongly defending US’ ally Israel, President Barack Obama has said no country would tolerate launching of rockets and terror attacks on its cities, as he called for the extension of a ceasefire in Gaza.

  • MH17 victims

    Australia observes national day of mourning for MH17 victims

    Melbourne: Australia today observed a national day of mourning for the victims of the MH17 crash, a day after experts suspended the search operation for body parts due to the deteriorating security situation in rebel-held Ukraine.

  • Chuck Hagel

    US needs new partners and relationships in Asia Pacific

    Washington:  Ahead of his first visit to India, Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel has said the US is looking for new partners and relationships in Asia Pacific region which represents both opportunities and challenges.

  • Venkaiah Naidu

    Beniwal sacked in accordance with Constitution

    New Delhi:  Parliamentary Affairs minister M. Venkaiah Naidu Thursday said that the decision to sack Kamla Beniwal as Mizoram governor was taken in accordance with Constitution and there was “no politics in it”.

  • SC to hear SGPC on Sikha gurdwaras in Haryana

    New Delhi:  The Supreme Court Thursday asked the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) and an ad hoc committee set up to manage gurdwaras in Haryana to appear before it at 2 p.m. to state their position on a petition challenging the validity of the Haryana Sikh Gurdwara (Managament) Act 2014.

  • sonia Gandhi

    Court defers hearing, fresh summons against Sam Pitroda

    New Delhi:  A court here Thursday fixed Aug 28 as next date of hearing in a case against Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and her son and party vice president Rahul Gandhi and others over acquisition of the National Herald newspaper.

  • Barrack Obama

    US to boost security assistance to Africa: Barrack Obama

    Washington:  President Barack Obama has said the US will step up its support for African countries in building strong and professional security forces capable of confronting threats of terrorism and conducting dangerous peacekeeping missions.

  • Rajya Sabha adjourned

    New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha was Thursday adjourned for 15 minutes Thursday following a ruckus over 100 percent FDI in railways as well as the CSAT row.