Free Press Journal
  • Former Lt Gen PN Hoon

    Pakistan’s remark on Siachen bunkum, says former Lt Gen PN Hoon

    Jammu: The Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson’s remark that India has never responded positively on proposals regarding demilitarisation of Siachen has been rejected as bunkum by former Indian Army Lt Gen PN Hoon

  • Bihar Stampede

    Bihar stampede: Union ministers attack Bihar government

    Bihar: Union ministers Ravi Shankar Prasad and Ram Vilas Paswan today sought to blame Bihar government over the Patna stampede incident, saying it failed to learn from the past and put in place measures to prevent the tragedy.

  • Pilot killed in Bareilly Army helicopter crash cremated

    The body of 29-year-old Army officer Pilot Major Abhijit Thapa, who died when a helicopter of the force crashed in Bareilly earlier this week, was today cremated here, his native place.

  • Jayalalithaa

    Jayalalithaa spent Rs 3 crore on Sudhakaran’s lavish wedding

    Chennai: Holding that it was AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa who had paid for the arrangements for the lavish marriage of her now estranged foster son V N Sudhakaran, the special court in the disproportionate assets case against her pegged the expenses incurred by her at Rs three crore.

  • Bhupinder Singh Hooda

    Opposition lacks development vision, has divisive agenda: Hooda

    Haryana: Accusing opposition parties of having “divisive” agenda and lacking in development vision, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda today said if voted to power Congress will ensure that fruits of development reach all sections of the society.

  • BJP back-stabbed us: Shiv Sena youth wing leader

    Mumbai: Aditya Thackeray, the Shiv Sena’s youth wing leader, Friday hit out at the BJP for “back-stabbing” the party, saying that “once BJP’s ‘acche din’ started, they did not want us” and voiced confidence that his party would manage to form a government on its own in Maharashtra after the assembly elections later this month.

  • 13 Kolkata students held for demonstrating

    Kolkata: At least 13 students from various city colleges were taken into preventive detention for staging protests to show solidarity with Jadavpur University students who earlier subjected to an alleged police crackdown.

  • Kashmir border

    Pakistan Rangers open fire, panic in border villages in Jammu

    Jammu:Breaching the ceasefire for the first time since August, Pakistan Rangers Friday opened heavy fire on Indian positions in the international border in Jammu district, creating panic among scores of residents in border villages, officials said.

  • Nine UN peacekeepers killed in Mali

    Bamako: Nine UN peacekeepers from Niger were killed in an ambush in northern Mali Friday, the deadliest attack on the peacekeeping mission in Mali, the UN mission said.

  • US mum on joint military ops against Pakistani terror groups

    Washington: The US would not say whether India-US cooperation against Pakistan-based terrorist groups could involve coordination on drone strikes, but was open to talk with all its partners how they could help Washington’s own efforts.

  • Vladimir Putin

    Putin signs law on ratifying EEU treaty

    Moscow:Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday that he had signed a law on ratifying a treaty creating the Eurasian Economic Union.

  • Pinarayi Vijayan

    RSS chief is above prime minister: CPI-M

    Thiruvananthapuram: Taking a strong stand against Doordarshan’s live telecast of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s address Friday, state CPI-M secretary Pinarayi Vijayan said that it clearly shows that Bhagwat is above the prime minister of the country.

  • Modi’s US visit extremely successful, energised ties

    Washington: The US visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was “extremely successful” and his summit talks with President Barack Obama gave both leaders an opportunity to share their vision for the bilateral relationship and energized the strategic partnership, the White House said.

  • stampede

    32 killed in Dussehra event stampede in Patna

    Patna: At least 32 people, including women and children, died in a stampede Friday evening after the burning of the Ravana effigy at the Gandhi Maidan here, officials said.

  • RSS bats for Swadeshi, wants caste bias to end

    Nagpur:RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat Friday urged the government to go for Swadeshi by embracing “a new model of development” and also came out strongly against caste discrimination in Hindu society.

  • Narendra Modi

    Modi asks Indians to realise their potential

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday used state-run All India Radio to share his “thoughts” and to urge Indians to realise their potential.