Free Press Journal
  • Narendra Modi

    ‘Modi, Modi’ chant rents the air as Modi arrives at Madison Square

    New York: Loud chants of “Modi, Modi” and “Bharat Mata ki Jai” rent the air at Madison Square Garden here Sunday as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at the venue to address thousands of the Indian diaspora gathered there.

  • Narendra Modi

    Have not taken 15 minute vacation so far: Narendra Modi

    New York: Winning elections is not for sitting on a seat but a responsibility, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday, noting that he has not taken even a 15-minute vacation since taking over the helm of the country.

  • Asian Games 2014

    Medals standings of 2014 Asian Games

    Incheon: China were on top of the medal standings of the 17th Asian Games after Day 9 with a total of 216 medals, including 105 golds. South Korea were in the second spot with 137 medals (42 golds) and Japan third with 126 medals (34 golds). India jumped to the 9th position with 35 medals (4 golds).

  • Yogeshwar, Khushbir make it super Sunday for India

    Incheon: The Indian national anthem was Sunday played for the third time in two days as Yogeshwar Dutt ended the nation’s 28-year-old wait for a gold medal from Asian Games wrestling while race walker Khushbir Kaur won the silver medal on a day when India won eight medals at the 17th Asian Games here.

  • Rajnath Singh

    Security breach: Murder accused gifts turban to Rajnath

    Thiruvananthapuram: In a glaring breach of security, a murder accused placed a turban on Home Minister Rajnath Singh outside the famed Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple here. The police are probing the lapse.

  • Boko Haram! All you want to know…

    From recent news in Nigeria, the leader of the group Boko Haram Abubakar Shekau or a man claiming to be him has been killed three times before but still appears in the group’s numerous jihadist videos. As frightening as this news is, the group has spread terror and violence in the north of Nigeria for a long time. Only in recent years thisgroup

  • US efforts to court Narendra Modi ‘ludicrous’: Chinese media

    New York: Terming US efforts to woo Prime Minister Narendra Modi after denying him a visa as quite ludicrous, an article in the Chinese state-run media today said America plans to revitalise its relations with India to boost its China containment policy. “The hospitality Modi enjoys in the US this time stands in clear contrast with the fact that he was denied a visa by the US government in 2005”, an article in

  • Omar Abdullah

    Sure of Centre’s support after PM’s UNGA address: Omar Abdullah

    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday said he has no doubt that his flood-hit state will get the Centre’s support in reconstruction works as Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a pointed reference to the natural calamity in his address to the UN General Assembly. “I have no doubt that given @PMOIndia pointed reference to helping flood victims of Kashmir in @UNGA address, we will get support,” the Chief Minister wrote

  • Prithviraj Chavan

    NCP is with BJP forPresident’s rule in Maharashtra: Chavan

    Mumbai: Blaming NCP for severing ties with Congress, former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan has alleged that Sharad Pawar’s party “colluded” with BJP for getting the state placed under President’s rule. “The NCP demanded that the Chief Minister’s post be shared, according to which each party will have its chief minister for two-and-a-half years. Earlier, it was the party getting the maximum number of seats that got the chief ministership,” he told a

  • Jayalalithaa

    Jayalalithaa to seek bail from Karnataka High Court

    Bangalore: Jailed AIADMK leader J. Jayalalithaa will file a criminal revision petition Monday in the Karnataka High Court to seek bail in the four-year jail term she has been sentenced to for corruption.

  • Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi to visit flood-hit J & K

    Jammu: Congress president Sonia Gandhi and party vice president Rahul Gandhi will reach out to people in the flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir during their two-day visit starting on Monday. “Sonia and Rahul are visiting J&K on a two days visit from tomorrow to meet the flood victims and assess damages caused to public property and infrastructure in worst-ever floods in the state, which has taken a toll on nearly 300 lives,” a senior

  • Jitan Ram Manjhi

    Have been a victim of bias against Mahadalits: Jitan Ram Manjhi

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Sunday said he himself had been a victim of bias against ‘mahadalits’, claiming that a temple in Madhubani district was washed and purified soon after his visit a couple of months back. “A deep-rooted bias prevails against mahadalits and those from the down-trodden sections of society….I have myself been a victim of caste bias,” he said at a function here to mark the birth centenary

  • Justice Handyala L Dattu

    Justice Handyala L Dattu sworn in as Chief Justice of India

    New Delhi: Justice Handyala Lakshminarayanaswamy Dattu was today sworn in as the 42nd Chief Justice of India by President Pranab Mukherjee. 63-year-old Justice Dattu took oath in the name of God at a brief ceremony held at the chandeliered Durbar Hall of the Rashtrapati Bhawan.

  • Amit Shah, Uddhav Thackrey

    Maharashtra governor calls for interim government in state

    Mumbai: Before imposition of President’s rule in Maharashtra, Governor Vidyasagar Rao had written separate letters to Shiv Sena and BJP seeking to know if they could form an interim government in the state after Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan resigned on Friday.

  • Narendra Modi

    Sikh-Americans ask Narendra Modi to resolve passport, visa issues

    New York: A delegation of Sikh-Americans has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to remove the hurdles faced by them while applying for visas or renewal of passports, particularly by those who had applied for political asylum in 1980s. “The NRI Sikh community feels alienated as Indian Embassies refuse them visas or do not renew their passports depriving them to visit their families and take care of their investment in India because they applied

  • Bhupinder Singh Hooda

    Assembly polls: Haryana heavyweights see assets zoom in 5 yrs

    Haryana: As they try their luck at the hustings, fortune has surely favoured some of the prominent leaders in Haryana, including Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and HJC’s Kuldeep Bishnoi, since the 2009 polls with a manifold increase in their assets.

  • Narendra Modi to meet Benjamin Netanyahu today

    New York:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu today in New York to discuss ways to step up bilateral relations in a range of areas like defence and trade ties. “We attach immense importance to our ties with India and see this meeting as very important,” a source in the Israeli government said here.