Free Press Journal
  • Amit Shah, Uddhav Thackrey

    BJP’s fresh offer of 130 seats to Sena, but ready to go alone

    Mumbai: As BJP today sent a “very liberal proposal” to Shiv Sena seeking to contest 130 of Maharashtra’s 288 Assembly seats, its saffron ally appeared in no mood to oblige, raising further the possibility of disintegration of the 25-year-old alliance.

  • Saurav Ganguly

    Presence of foreign players will raise standards: Ganguly

    Kolkata: Former Indian skipper and co-owner of ISL team Atletico De Kolkata Sourav Ganguly today said the presence of eminent foreign players in the squad would help the local boys to raise their playing standards and of the game too.

  • Lt Gen Rizwan Akhtar

    Pakistan appoints Lt Gen Rizwan Akhtar as new ISI chief

    Islamabad:  Lt Gen Rizwan Akhtar, a close confidante of Pakistan’s powerful Army Chief, was today named as the new head of the controversial spy agency ISI, enhancing the military’s clout over the embattled government facing protests.

  • Scotland could still declare independence: Salmond

    London: Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond, who announced his resignation after his Yes campaign’s defeat in the independence referendum Friday, has claimed that Scotland could declare itself independent without a referendum in the future, a media report said Monday.

  • Cleaning Ganga will take 18 years & massive invst:Centre to SC

    New Delhi: After being rapped by the Supreme Court for its approach to clean Ganga, the Narendra Modi government has placed before it a blueprint of short, medium and long term measures that spread over 18 years and thousands of crore of investment to restore the glory of the holy river.

  • Barack Obama

    How can host Obama eat when guest Modi would be on fast?

    New Delhi/Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Navratri fast, which he is known to steadfastly abide by has thrown Washington into a tizzy. What would they serve Modi for the Sep 29 and 30 repasts during his summit meeting with President Barack Obama? And what is even more troubling is how can the host eat when the guest would be sipping nimbu pani (fresh lime water)?

  • Parl panel to take up Army demand for operational control of ITBP

    New Delhi: Faced with an incursion by Chinese troops in Ladakh, the Army has reopened the issues of bringing the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) under its operational control along the China border with the matter to be taken up by a parliamentary committee in the coming days.

  • NIA seeks MHA nod to register case against ISIS, al Qaeda

    New Delhi: With reports of some youths from India joining ISIS, National Investigation Agency has sought permission of the government to register a case against the terror group as well as the banned al Qaeda.

  • Rane backs tie-up with NCP, says first Cong list on Sep 25

    Amravati:  Maharashtra minister and senior Congress leader Narayan Rane today said the first list of the party’s candidates for next month’s assembly polls would be announced on September 25 as he backed continuation of alliance with NCP.

  • Narendra Modi

    Don’t let down Modi: Shiv Sena to Muslims

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena Monday urged Indian Muslims “not to let down” Prime Minister Narendra Modi after he praised the community for its patriotism and love for the country in an interview.

  • BJP may contest all seats in Maha: Rajiv Pratap Rudy

    New Delhi: Not relenting on seat sharing in Maharashtra, BJP today said it would fight in all the 288 assembly seats if it is “compelled” to part ways with Shiv Sena, its ally of 25 years.

  • Abhiahek Manu Singhvi

    Cong demands statement from PM on Chinese incursions

    New Delhi: Voicing concern over repeated incursions by China, Congress today made a scathing attack on Narendra Modi government, demanding that the Prime Minister give a statement and lodge a “real strong protest” with Chinese President on the “unacceptable” development.

  • Google launches initiatives in support of Digital India

    New Delhi: Search giant Google today said it is working with government to launch a nationwide contest for developing a mobile application for the PM’s Office, an initiative to support the Digital India programme.

  • Indian shuttlers have tough draw in singles

    Incheon:All four Indian shuttlers in singles, including main medal hope Saina Nehwal, have secured a tough draw in the individual events of 17th Asian Games badminton commencing on September 24.

  • IPL, CLT20 great platforms for young talents: Akshar Patel

    Chandigarh: Eyeing a berth in the series against West Indies, left-arm Kings XI Punjab spinner Akshar Patel feels that IPL and CLT20 are great platforms for the youngsters to prove their mettle.

  • Roger federer

    Federer replaces injured Nadal in Indian team for IPTL

    New Delhi: The IPTL, brainchild of Mahesh Bhupathi, today announced that Swiss great Roger Federer will replace Rafael Nadal in the Indian team for the new tennis league as the Spaniard has pulled out due to injury.