Free Press Journal
  • Vaiko

    Files on Netaji: MDMK to hold protest on December 23

    Madurai:  Continuing his attack on the Narendra Modi government at the Centre, MDMK chief Vaiko today said the party would organise a ‘peaceful protest’ at Chennai on December 23 demanding the facts related to the mysterious disappearance of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose to be made public.

  • Fisherman, Road Roko

    Fishermen stage road roko

    Nagapattinam: Fishermen staged a road roko on the Nagapattinam-Chennai National Highway near here demanding that authorities take steps to free 22 of their counterparts, who, they claimed, were working in Saudi Arabia without any pay for the past six months.

  • Roger federer

    It is a pleasure and privilege to play in India: Federer

    New Delhi:  A billion hearts are waiting with bated breath as Roger Federer gets ready to wield his racquet for Indian Aces in IPTL and the Swiss tennis legend said it is a “pleasure and privilege” to play for the first time in India.

  • Tarun Gogoi

    Sonia has to continue mentoring Rahul for Cong’s revival:Gogoi

    New Delhi:  As Congress grapples to regain lost ground, three-time Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has said a combination of Rahul Gandhi’s initiatives and Sonia Gandhi’s maturity and experience will help the party shore up its fortunes after a string of electoral defeats including the worst ever debacle in Lok Sabha polls.

  • Typhoon

    Typhoon tears down homes in disaster-weary Philippines

    Legaspi (Philippines):  Typhoon Hagupit tore apart homes and sent waves crashing through coastal communities across the eastern Philippines today, creating more misery for millions following a barrage of deadly disasters.

  • O Panneerselvam

    Be fair while aiding states : O Panneerselvam

    New Delhi: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam Sunday urged the central government to ensure “greater fairness” while assisting states vis-a-vis centrally sponsored schemes.

  • Will check power transmission loss in Maha: Energy Minister

    Nagpur:  The Maharashtra Energy Department will make all efforts to minimise transmission losses and improve power generation to make it available at reasonable rates to consumers, state Energy Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule said today.

  • Congress gets over Rs 66 cr in donations above Rs 20,000, BSP nil

    New Delhi:  Congress received donations worth over Rs 66 crore and NCP garnered about Rs 14 crore from individuals and business entities in fund contributions ofover Rs 20,000 in the last financial year while BJP was among the parties which did not disclose such details to the Election Commission till the November 30 deadline.

  • Minor girl raped

    9-year-old girl gangraped, accused arrested

    Ballari (Karnataka) : A 9-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped by four minors at an open space in Hospet, following which the accused were arrested, a top police official said today.

  • Will not allow BJP to gain foothold in TN:CPI

    Coimbatore:  CPI’s Tamil Nadu unit today said it will not allow BJP to exploit the issue of the recent release of five Tamil Nadu fishermen sentenced to death in Sri Lanka, for political gains and gain a foothold in the state in the 2016 assembly polls.

  • Mamta Banerjee

    BJP criticises Mamata, Omar for skipping all-states meet with PM Modi

    New Delhi : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday criticised the Chief Ministers of West Bengal and Jammu and Kashmir, Mamata Banerjee and Omar Abdullah, for not attending Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s meeting with all the state chiefs in the national capital, adding that the meet was for the empowerment of every state.

  • facebook

    Facebook can help tackle campus emergency

    New York:  Social networking sites like Facebook may be used when an emergency situation arises to help students as well as keeping those not directly involved in the situation informed about the incident, a study said.

  • Ponzi schemes resurface as multi-state cooperative societies

    Kolkata: After having made themselves scarce for more than a year in West Bengal, Ponzi schemes seem to be back in business in the state under a new garb, that of the ‘multi-state cooperative society’.

  • Venkaiah Naidu

    Sadhvi remark row: BJP hits out at Congress for ‘doublespeak’

    Hyderabad :Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today attacked the Congress for its “ugly doublespeak” in Parliament over Sadhvi Niranjan Jyothi’s remarks, alleging that the opposition party was working under pressure from ‘someone’ outside.