Free Press Journal
  • Not responsible for end of alliance with NCP: Congress

    Mumbai : Asserting that it was not to blame for the snapping of a 15-year-old alliance with NCP, Congress’s state unit president Manikrao Thakre today said the party’s cadre were happy with the break-up as they now get to contest all the 288 Assembly seats in Maharashtra.

  • Narendra Modi

    Sena workers clean ground where Narendra Modi addressed rally

    Mumbai: Call it “Gandhigiri” or a response to the Prime Minister’s cleanliness campaign, Shiv Sena workers on Sunday cleaned the Mahalaxmi racecourse ground where Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed poll rally last night.

  • Congress favours Secretariats in both Jammu and Srinagar

    Srinagar: Congress today demanded that the Jammu and Kashmir government give up the bi-annual exercise of shifting of Secretariat, saying it was a “wasteful exercise” that would drain resources of the state which is grappling with the aftermath of the devastating floods.

  • Pakistani militants desperate to disrupt Jammu and Kashmir polls

    Srinagar: Militant outfits based in Pakistan want to disrupt the upcoming Jammu and Kashmir Assembly polls by “desperately” trying to push their cadre into the Indian side to carry out terror activities, an Army official has said. “They want to disrupt the Assembly elections in the state as they know that a large number of their cadre has already been eliminated. So to reinforce their numbers, they are desperately trying to infiltrate more

  • RLD to bring together parties for memorial demand for Chaudhary Charan Singh

    Meerut: RLD is planning to bring together national parties to create consensus on the issue of building a memorial for late Prime Minister Chaudhary Charan Singh at 12 Tughlaq Road in New Delhi. The party will hold a rally on October 12 in Meerut to raise the issue, Chaudhary Charan Singh Memorial Committee coordinator Chaudhary Yudhvir Singh said today. Chief Ministers of Uttarakhand Harish Rawat, Haryana Bhupinder Singh Hooda, SP leader Shivpal Singh Yadav,

  • JuD not among groups barred from collecting hides during Eid

    Lahore: The JuD, a front for the banned LeT, is not among 22 groups barred by Pakistan government this year from collecting sacrificial hides worth millions of rupees during Eid despite allegations that funds generated through selling it are used for Jihadi activities. Jammat-ud-Dawah, whose chief Hafiz Mohammad Saeed has been accused of masterminding the 2008 Mumbai attacks, and its subsidiary Falah-i-Insaniat have set up camps in Punjab province and elsewhere to collect

  • Facebook reports suing spammers for total 2 billion dollars

    Social media giant Facebook has reportedly obtained a whopping total of 2 billion dollars in legal judgments against spammers trying to take advantage of the website. Facebook revealed in a blog post that they utilize these channels when possible to remind would-be offenders that we will fight back to prevent abuse on our platform.

  • Floods in Assam

    Nearly four lakh still flood-hit in Assam

    Assam: Nearly four lakh people were still reeling under the impact of floods in Assam though the water level was receding in most parts of the state. According to the daily flood report by Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), 3.7 lakh people across three districts are still affected due to the floods. 202 villages in Goalpara, Kamrup Rural and Dhemaji districts are flood-hit, with 3.66 lakh people affected in Goalpara alone.

  • ISIS

    British ‘bride of IS’ writes recruitment guide to help girls discover jihadi love

    A 20-year-old British woman, nicknamed the ‘bride of IS’, has written a disturbing recruitment guide to help young girls find love among jihadist fighters. Aqsa Mahmood left a comfortable, upper-middle-class life in Scotland last year, according to her parents, and is now living in Syria.

  • Burdwan blast: Left Front alleges nexus between TMC and militants

    West Bengal; West Bengal Left Front Chairman Biman Bose today alleged of a nexus between the Trinamool Congress and suspected militants killed in the October 2 explosion in Burdwan district, a charge denied by the TMC leadership.

  • MNS Chief Raj Thackeray

    MNS springs a surprise, gives poll ticket to North Indian

    Mumbai: In a move that has caused eyebrows to raise, the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS), the party known for its anti-north Indian stand since its birth in 2006, has given candidature to a north Indian for the October 15 state Assembly polls. Akhilesh Chaubey, whose roots are traced to Jaunpur in Uttar Pradesh, has been fielded as the MNS candidate from the Kandivali (East) constituency in Mumbai.

  • Rajnath Singh

    Rajnath Singh slams UPA over inflation

    New Delhi: Asserting that the BJP-led government at the Centre has been successful in containing inflation as compared to the former UPA regime, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday asked the people of Maharashtra to vote for the BJP in the upcoming assembly polls for overall development. Listing out the Centre’s achievements in the last few months, he said, “I would not claim that the price rise has been totally contained of

  • Amit Shah

    Haryana polls: Amit Shah lauds PM Modi to seek votes for BJP

    Haryana: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Sunday sought a decisive mandate for his party in the upcoming Haryana Assembly polls and drew the attention of people to the recognition that Prime Minister Narendra Modi gets in his foreign trips.

  • Bhupinder Singh Hooda

    Haryana Polls: Hooda promises to pay interest for farmers loan

    Haryana: Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Sunday assured to relieve the farmers of Haryana from the burden of interest on loans taken by them. “I am a farmer’s son, and I have decided that all the amount of loans will be paid by the farmers but the interest will be paid by the Haryana Government,” said Hooda while addressing a rally in Haryana’s Shahzadpur district.

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    Prakash Javdekar defends Mohan Bhagwat’s DD address

    New Delhi: Defending the live telecast by Doordarshan of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s address on Dussehra, Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javdekar today said the Government wants to instill professionalism. The hour-long broadcast on October 3 by DD for the first time of an RSS function had stoked a row with Congress and CPI(M) attacking the government for “misuse” of the state broadcaster while BJP defended it saying RSS genuinely contributed to

  • Revealed:How oxygen formed on lifeless Earth

    Agencies: A new study has revealed about the discovery of a new way to make oxygen on Earth and in space, from carbon dioxide (CO2) without the help of plants. Student Zhou Lu from University of California, Davis, has shown that oxygen can be formed in one step by using a high energy vacuum ultraviolet laser to excite carbon dioxide.