Free Press Journal
  • ‘Statue outside UK parliament should be of political Gandhi’

    Vadodara: Indian-origin political theorist Prof Lord Bhikhu Parekh, who is president of Gandhi Foundation, UK, today said here that putting up statue of Mahatma Gandhi outside the British Parliament was “an excellent idea”.

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    Modi govt has “incoherent” foreign policy: Cong

    New Delhi: Government’s decision to call off Foreign Secretary-level talks with Pakistan today evoked strong reactions from Congress which accused it of adopting “opaque and incoherent” foreign policy while BJP termed it as a “bold” move.

  • Imran’s party lawmakers to resign from parliament, assembly

    Islamabad: Opposition leader Imran Khan’s political party today decided to withdraw its representatives from the National Assembly and all provincial assemblies except Khyber Pakhtunkhwa where it is in government, stepping up pressure on the Nawaz Sharif-led government to quit.

  • Hopeful of Singapore’s GIC Group investing in Bengal: Mitra

    Singapore: After holding a “fruitful” meeting with Singapore’s leading investment fund – the GIC Group, West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra Monday exuded confidence of securing big ticket investment for the state.

  • Girl dies of injury; Akhilesh directs strict action

    Lucknow: A 17-year-old girl from Faizabad has died of injuries allegedly inflicted by four persons, following which Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today directed strict action against the culprits.

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    Modi wants to eradicate all remnants of Cong rule: Bhuniya

    Kolkata: Opposing the Centre’s move to abolish the Planning Commission, senior Congress leader Manas Bhuniya today accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of trying to eradicate all the achievements of Congress rule.

  • “Lotuses will bloom in Assembly,” says new TN BJP chief

    Chennai: The newly appointed president of BJP Tamil Nadu unit Tamilisai Soundararajan today said that her party would be well represented in the State Legislature after the 2016 assembly elections.

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    Pak ceasefire violations deliberate: Arun Jaitley

    Amritsar: Terming as “deliberate” the repeated ceasefire violations on the Line of Control and International Border, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley today said Pakistan and “powers within” it clearly do not want ties with India to be normal.

  • Banking sector in Andamans gets a boost

    Port Blair: The banking sector of Andaman and Nicobar Islands has got a fillip with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) granting license to the A&N State Co-operative Bank (ANSCB) to open three more bank branches at Kamorta, Chouldari and Dollygunj.

  • Former player should be attached with Fletcher: BCCI Jt secy

    New Delhi: BCCI joint sectetary Anurag Thakur is the first prominent official to voice his concern about the performance of Indian team’s support staff and felt that “some introspection” is needed regarding Duncan Fletcher’s role.

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    Who funded Mamata’s maiden foreign tour, asks BJP

    Kolkata: Questioning the efficacy of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s Singapore visit to hunt for investors, the BJP Monday sought to know who has funded the tour.

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    Shah on 2-day UP visit from tomorrow

    Lucknow: BJP president Amit Shah will be on a two-day visit to Uttar Pradesh beginning tomorrow, a party official said.

  • Proposed meeting with Pak envoy: Separatists flay Cong, BJP

    Srinagar: Lashing out at Congress and BJP for opposing the proposed meeting of separatist leaders with the Pakistan High Commissioner, both moderate and hardline factions of the Hurriyat Conference today said their reaction was unwarranted and demonstrated political immaturity.

  • ABVP forms seven-member selection committee for DUSU elections

    New Delhi: Ahead of Delhi University Students’ Union elections, Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) today formed a seven-member selection committee to finalise the names of candidates for DUSU elections.

  • People hit as taxis again keep off Kolkata streets

    Kolkata: For the fifth time over the past 12 days, commuters here had a harrowing time as taxis kept off roads Monday with cab drivers continuing their agitation protesting against police “excesses”.