Free Press Journal
  • Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

    Modi has eliminated “power brokers” in Delhi: Naqvi

    New Delhi: BJP Vice-President Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday launched a blistering attack on Congress and praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying that he had eliminated “power brokers” from the “corridors of power” in Delhi.

  • R R Patil

    R R Patil’s ‘rape after elections’ remark raises hackles

    Sangli (Maharashtra):  Former Maharashtra home minister R.R. Patil landed in a controversy at an election rally Saturday when he said: “If the candidate wanted to become a legislator, he should have waited till the elections and then raped…”

  • Bihar gives jobs to five of six gang rape victims

    Patna:  The Bihar government has given employment to five of the six women who said they were gang raped at gun-point by three men in the state’s Bhojpur district, officials said Sunday.

  • Rainfall

    Heavy rainfall starts in Odisha

    Bhubaneswar: Strong wind and heavy rainfall started Sunday in southern Odisha districts leading to disruption in power supply with severe cyclonic storm ‘Hudhud’ nearing its coast.

  • Om Prakash Chautala

    Om Prakash Chautala surrenders, sent to Tihar

    New Delhi:  Former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala surrendered to Tihar Jail authorities here Saturday and was sent to Jail No. 2 after a medical check-up.

  • Mohammed Shami

    Shami leads bowling charge to help India level ODI series 1-1

    New Delhi: Indian bowlers, led by pacer Mohammed Shami, came back strongly from the hammering they received from the West Indies batsmen in the first One-Day International (ODI) at Kochi to turn the match here Saturday around for the home side and help them win by 48 runs to level the five-match series 1-1.
    Chasing India’s competitive total of 263/7, the West Indies were well on their way at 170/2 in the 36th over when

  • Firing in Delhi market, one held

    New Delhi : Two policemen had a narrow escape after assailants opened fire on them in the busy Connaught Place in the heart of the capital, police said.

  • Nitin Gadkari

    EC cautions Nitin Gadkari to be ‘circumspect’ in future

    New Delhi: The Election Commission Saturday said that Rural Development Minister Nitin Gadkari’s poll speech in Maharashtra “encouraged the voters to accept inducements” and cautioned him to be “more circumspect” in future.

  • Syrian city

    554 dead since start of IS onslaught on Syrian city

    Beirut: At least 554 people have died since the Islamic State’s (IS) advance on the northern Syrian Kurdish city of Kobane began in mid-September, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Saturday.

  • US Airstrikes Syria

    Four killed in US drone strike in Pakistan

    Islamabad:  At least four people were killed Saturday evening when a US drone launched an attack in Pakistan’s northwestern tribal region of North Waziristan, media reported.

  • rainfall in Vizag

    Heavy rains lash Andhra as cyclone moves towards Vizag

    Visakhapatnam: Heavy rains with squally winds Sunday lashed coastal Andhra Pradesh, disrupting transport, snapping electricity and communication as cyclonic storm Hudhud is moving towards Visakhapatnam city.

  • Cyclone-hudhud

    PM chairs emergency meeting on Cyclone Hudhud

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday chaired an emergency high-level meeting to review the preparedness for Cyclone Hudhud as heavy rains accompanied by winds lashed parts of north coastal Andhra in the evening and 400,000 people were evacuated from the area.

  • Firing in Jammu by pakistan

    Pakistan resumes firing, shelling along LoC, border

    Jammu: After a day’s lull, the Pakistani Army Saturday resumed unprovoked firing at Indian positions along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, while Pakistan Rangers started heavy shelling across the international border in Jammu district, officials said.

  • narendra modi

    Development model has to be demand-driven: Narendra Modi

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday said the Indian development model has to be demand-driven instead of the present supply-driven one and the aspirations of people living in villages need to be met.

  • Nanaji Deshmukh

    Nanaji Deshmukh inspired everyone, says Narendra Modi

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday paid tributes to social activist and Bharatiya Jan Sangh leader Nanaji Deshmukh, saying he always strove to do something beyond routine work and inspired everyone as an organiser, a political leader and a “sevak”.

  • Akash and Isha Ambani

    Gen Next of Ambanis in Reliance Industries group firms

    Mumbai: Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani and director Nita Ambani’s twin children Isha and Akash are set to join two of the groups arms, making them the third generation of founder Dhirubhai Ambani’s family at the helm of the $66-billion group.

  • Suresh Raina, Virat Kohli

    Kohli, Raina take India to 263/7

    New Delhi:  Half-centuries from Virat Kohli (62) and Suresh Raina (62) helped India reach 263 for seven against the West Indies in the second ODI of the five-match series at the Feroze Shah Kotla here Saturday.

  • Nitin Gadkari

    EC frowns at Gadkari remarks

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Saturday expressed “displeasure” at Union Minister Nitin Gadkari’s reported remarks asking voters to accept bribe during campaigning in Maharashtra Assembly polls. In its order, which also carried excerpts of Gadkari’s response to the Commission’s show cause notice, EC said “irrespective of whatever intentions you might have had, such statements clearly bring disrepute to the purity of our elections as well as the integrity of the democratic