Free Press Journal
  • I am being targeted as I am an outsider: Shashi Tharoor

    New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor today said he is being targeted as he is an outsider and decried criticism of his response to Narendra Modi’s call to support the clean India campaign.

  • Robert Vadra

    Land deal nod Hooda govt’s parting gift to Gandhi family: BJP

    New Delhi: BJP today termed the Haryana government’s approval to the land deal between Robert Vadra and DLF as its “parting gift” to the Gandhi family and questioned the Bhupinder Singh Hooda dispensation for displaying “haste” in clearing it.

  • Govt takes action against 8 docs, medicos threaten agitation

    Patna: Bihar government today took action against eight doctors of PMCH for allegedly remaining unavailable when stampede victims were brought there on October 3, triggering protest from the doctors’ associations who threatened agitation if the order was not revoked within a week.

  • Prithviraj Chavan

    Modi ‘blitzkrieg’ BJP ploy to hide weakness in Maha: Chavan

    New Delhi: BJP does not have any face to lead its Assembly poll campaign in Maharashtra and the party is trying to hide its weakness through Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “blitzkrieg” in the state, former Congress chief minister Prithviraj Chavan said today.

  • Ram Kadam

    FIR against BJP candidate Ram Kadam, two others

    Mumbai: An FIR has been registered against Ram Kadam, BJP candidate from Ghatkopar Assembly constituency, and two others for cheating and violation of model code of conduct, police said today.

  • IMF

    India recovered from its relative slump: IMF

    Washington: India has recovered from its relative slump and its growth is expected to exceed five per cent again, a top IMF official said even as the global lender forecast the world growth to be 3.3 per cent in 2014, down 0.1 per cent.

  • Hong Kong lawmakers accuse govt of ‘dodging’ public

    Hong Kong: Pro-democracy lawmakers accused Hong Kong’s leaders of trying to evade a public backlash over mass protests in the city after they cancelled the opening session of the de facto parliament today.

  • Jayalalithaa

    Jayalalithaa’s bail plea rejected

    Bangalore: In a major setback for former chief minister of Tamil Nadu, J Jayalalithaa and three of her associates, the Karnataka High Court today denied bail in the disproportionate assets case. This means Jayalalithaa will have to remain in jail.

  • Polls: Hooda claims pro-incumbency;Oppn says Cong ship sinking

    Rohtak (Har): With assembly polls round the corner, the state Congress battling anti-incumbency and under fire over alleged land scam, today instead claimed a “pro-incumbency”, even as the opposition hit out at the Hooda government saying it won’t be able to “save the sinking ship.”

  • Narendra Modi

    Chouhan announces assistance for family of deceased soldier

    Indore: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today announced assistance for the family of Lance Naik Gyan Singh Parihar, who died recently, besides announcing to name a road after him.

  • Narayan Rane

    Maha polls: Stakes high for Narayan Rane, son in Sindhudurg

    Kankavli (Maharashtra): Stakes are high for senior Congress leader Narayan Rane, who is facing a resurgent Shiv Sena on his home turf in Maharashtra’s Sindhudurg district, where he is contesting the Assembly polls along with his son Nitesh.

  • Odisha braces for likely cyclonic storm

    Bhubaneswar:  Over half of Odisha has been put on high alert for a likely cyclonic storm, the authorities said Tuesday.

  • Woman poisons children, self

    Pudukottai (TN): A woman allegedly poisoned her children in the age group of 4 to 12 years and then committed suicide by consuming the same poison-laced beverage near here, police said.

  • Ram Jethmalani, Jayalalitha

    Bail must be granted to Jayalalithaa, Jethmalani in HC

    Bangalore:  Jailed AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa must be granted immediate bail pending hearing of her appeal against the verdict of the Special Court convicting her in the disproportionate assets case, senior counsel Ram Jethmalani appearing for her told the Karnataka High Court today.

  • Bill Gates lauds Modi for talking about toilets

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has done more than any other leader since India’s independence to create awareness about the need for toilets, Microsoft founder Bill Gates said Tuesday.

  • Maharashtra assembly polls an opportunity to end all wrongs and corruption: PM

    Jalgaon : Addressing a rally in Jalgaon, Maharashtra, on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the assembly elections in Maharashtra should be seen as an opportunity to end all wrongs and corruption that has been going on under Congress-NCP rule for the last fifteen years.

  • Triangular contest on cards in Odisha

    Bhubaneswar:  The Kandhamal Lok Sabha constituency in Odisha will witness a triangular contest involving the ruling BJD, the Congress and the BJP in the Oct 15 byelection.

  • jayalalitha in jail

    Jayalalithaa’s bail plea hearing on in Bangalore

    Bangalore: A Karnataka High Court bench here Tuesday began hearing of the criminal revision petition of jailed former Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa amid tight security.