Free Press Journal
  • Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif

    Sharif meets President to discuss political crisis

    Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today met President Mamnoon Hussain here and discussed the current political crisis caused due to anti-government protests spearheaded by opposition leader Imran Khan and cleric Tahirul Qadri, demanding the premier’s resignation.

  • Rajnath Singh

    Not encroaching on Telangana govt’s powers: Rajnath Singh

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh today dispelled apprehensions that the central government was trying to encroach upon the powers of Telangana government in matters of law and order, saying it was only implementing the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act.

  • Peaceful voting in Karnataka assembly by-polls

    Bangalore: Polling was peaceful Thursday in three assembly constituencies in Karnataka where by-polls are being held to fill the vacant seats in the state legislature.

  • Sushma Swaraj

    India committed to boosting ties with Arab world

    New Delhi:  Emphasizing the government’s “unflinching commitment” to expand ties with the Arab world, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Thursday said there was no change in India’s policy of “extending strong support to the Palestinian cause, while maintaining good relations with Israel”.

  • Health Minister defends Chaturvedi’s removal

    New Delhi: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today defended the removal of AIIMS Chief Vigilance Officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi saying he was “not eligible” for the post.

  • Manipur, Tripura get separate IAS, IPS cadres

    Agartala: With the creation of separate Manipur and Tripura cadres for All India Cadre Services (AICS) officers, the administration in both states would be considerably smoothened, an official said here Thursday.

  • One held; country bombs seized

    Madurai: One person was today arrested and some country bombs, sickle and other weapons seized from him here, police said.

  • DMK flays Pondy govt on MBBS quota isssue

    Puducherry:  The DMK today lambasted the Rangasamy-led AINRC government here for `failure’ to ensure that private medical colleges earmarked 50 per cent of the total seats available in MBBS course for government.

  • 3 men commit suicide in Jaipur

    Jaipur:  Three men allegedly committed suicide in separate incidents here, police said today.

  • Peaceful but low polling in Bihar bypoll

    Patna:  Polling in the crucial bypolls for 10 Assembly seats in Bihar was peacefull today, but marked by low turnout, with average of 11.9 per voter turnout by 10 AM, state Election Commission (EC) said.

  • Salman Khan

    Even case diaries missing in Salman’s case: Cops

    Mumbai: Expressing unhappiness over the failure of police to trace original documents in the 2001 hit-and-run case involving actor Salman Khan, a sessions court today gave them a last chance to locate the papers by September 12.

  • Michael Clarke

    Clarke insists Oz visit to Zimbabwe

    Johannesburg: Australia cricket team captain Michael Clarke has insisted that his side’s visit to Zimbabwe was not a token tour or the 2015 World Cup audition but had been all about winning as the players returned to international action.

  • FIFA rejects Barca’s appeal against transfer ban

    London: FIFA has rejected Barcelona’s appeal against a transfer ban that would unable the club to sign players until January 2016 once the current transfer window shuts.

  • chandrababu naidu

    Naidu to keep off babudom;says will have political governance

    Hyderabad: Signalling a marked departure from his previous stint as Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, N Chandrababu Naidu today said he would run his government on political lines rather than follow bureaucratic terms.

  • Prithviraj Chavan

    BJP asks Cong CMs not to breach Constitutional propriety

    New Delhi:  BJP today reminded Congress Chief Ministers not to breach Constitutional propriety as it termed the decision of Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and other CMs to skip the functions of the Prime Minister as “unfortunate”.

  • Brisk voting in Punjab assembly by-election

    Chandigarh: Tens of thousands voted in Punjab’s Talwandi Sabo and Patiala assembly constituencies Thursday, with officials recording 45 and 35 percent polling respectively till 1 p.m.

  • Lankan Tamil leaders to raise 13A amendment during India visit

    Colombo: Leaders of Sri Lanka’s main Tamil party are to push their case for full implementation of the contentious thirteenth amendment to the Constitution during a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.