Free Press Journal
  • Lahore Lions in CL T20

    CLT20: Lahore Lions knock out Dolphins

    Bangalore: Pakistan’s Lahore Lions knocked out South African side Dolphins from the Champions League T20 (CLT20) competition, beating them by 16 runs at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here Saturday.

  • Scorchers elect to bowl against CSK

    Bangalore: Perth Scorchers won the toss and opted to field in their Oppo Champions League Twenty20 match against Chennai Super Kings here today.

  • Cabinet recommends President’s Rule in poll-bound Maharashtra

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet today recommended imposition of President’s Rule in assembly poll-bound Maharashtra, a day after Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan  resigned following the end of 15-year-old Congress-NCP alliance in the state.

  • PMO initiates cleanliness drive, removes old furniture, newspapers

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister’s Office Saturday initiated a special cleanliness drive by removing old furniture, newspapers and spraying disinfectants ahead of the launch of the Swachh Bharat Mission Oct 2 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • RPI aligns with BJP in Maharashtra

    Mumbai: Isolating the Shiv Sena totally, the Republican Party of India-A Saturday announced it has decided to ally with BJP-led ‘Grand Alliance’ in Maharashtra.

  • PM Modi with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

    Modi meets UN chief, refers to Sharif’s remarks on Kashmir

    United Nations: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon during which he referred to raising of the Kashmir issue by his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif while implying that the global body was not the right forum to discuss it.

  • Narendra Modi's UNGA address

    Narendra Modi addresses the UNGA; talks of Indo-Pak ties

    United Nations: Rebuffing Pakistan for raising the Kashmir issue at the UN, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserted today that he was prepared to engage in a serious bilateral dialogue with it “without the shadow of terrorism” but asked it to create an “appropriate environment” for that.

  • Jaya’s conviction not final verdict, has option to appeal: BJP

    New Delhi: BJP today reacted cautiously on the conviction and four-year sentence of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in a disproportionate assets case saying it is part of a judicial process and she has options available to move a higher court, this being not the final verdict.

  • Tapas Pal

    FIR filed against TMC MP Tapas Pal for “shoot and rape” remark

    Krishnagar (WB): Following the order of the Calcutta High Court, the police today lodged an FIR against actor turned Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal for his alleged “shoot and rape” comments against opposition party supporters and women of their homes.

  • Awareness camp on PM Modi’s Jan Dhan scheme draws Kashmiri youth

    Kathua (J-K): The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) along with the Jammu and Kashmir Gramin Bank organised an awareness camp on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s scheme of banking for the poor in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua District.

  • Violence, arson in TN following Jaya conviction

    Chennai: Stone-pelting and torching of public property, attacks on mediapersons and forceful closure of shops erupted across Tamil Nadu today as mobs reacted to the sentencing of Chief Minister Jayalalithaa to four years imprisonment by a special court in Bangalore in a graft case.

  • Congress betrayed SP by backtracking on alliance: Azmi

    Mumbai: Accusing the Congress of betrayal, Samajwadi Party leader Abu Azmi today said the former backtracked on alliance with his party as Congress’ central leadership was not keen on it.

  • India performing well at Asian Games, says Sports Minister

    Chandigarh: Union Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said that the Indian contingent was performing well in the ongoing Incheon Asian Games and hoped the athletes would win more medals for the country in the days to come.

  • Cong MLA Banna Gupta inducted in Jharkhand cabinet

    Ranchi: Congress MLA Banna Gupta today took oath as the new minister of the Hemant Soren cabinet in Jharkhand, a fortnight after party colleague Yogendra Sao resigned in the face of accusations of founding an ultra outfit.

  • S&P’s outlook upgrade reflects our inherent strengths: SBI

    Mumbai: State Bank of India (SBI) today said international rating firm Standard and Poor’s decision to upgrade its outlook to ‘stable’ from ‘negative’ reflects the top government lender’s inherent strengths.

  • 8 in fray for Kandhamal by-polls

    Phulbani(Odisha): Eight candidates were now in the fray for the October 15 Kandhamal Lok Sabha by-election in Odisha after the nomination of an independent aspirant was revoked during scrutiny today.