Free Press Journal
  • Madan Mitra, CBI, Saradha Scam

    Saradha scam: Madan Mitra denied bail, sent to CBI custody

    Kolkata: A city court denied bail to West Bengal Transport and Sports Minister Madan Mitra – arrested in connection with the multi-crore rupee Saradha scam – and sent him to CBI custody till Dec 16.

  • Kerala seeks Rs.1000 crore from Price Stabilisation Fund

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala today sought Rs.1000 crore from Centre’s Price Stabilisation Fund to provide relief to rubber growers suffering due to sharp fall in price of natural rubber.

  • Islamist militia launches operation in Libya’s oil crescent region

    Tripoli: The Islamist Libya Dawn Saturday launched an operation in the so called oil crescent region and clashed with oil installation guards stationed in the Al-Wadi Al-Ahmar and Bin Jawad region, 500 km east of Libya’s capital Tripoli.

  • Zico proposes merger of ISL and I-League, offers help

    Kolkata: Brazilian football legend and FC Goa head coach Zico Saturday suggested the Indian Super League (ISL) be merged with the I-league so that the Indians can have only one quality league to look forward to.

  • Jamait slams BJP leader Ashish Shelar over terror charge

    Mumbai: Jamait Ulema-e-Hind (JUH), which provides free legal aid to Muslim youths held in terror-related cases, today rejected a BJP MLA’s charge that it was promoting terrorism and criticised him for demanding a ban on the organisation. The outfit said charges levelled by Ashish Shelar, BJP legislator who is also President of the party’s Mumbai City unit, were completely “false, baseless and defamatory”.

  • Harish Rawat

    States fearful about losing Planning Commission: Harish Rawat

    New Delhi: There is a strong sense of apprehension and uncertainty among states like Uttarakhand following the union government’s proposal to wind up the Planning Commission, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat said Saturday.

  • minor raped

    Minor girls raped by brother

    Faridabad: Two minor girls were allegedly raped by their 20-year-old brother in the district, police said today.

  • Global-Warming

    Global warming not high priority for Americans: Survey

    Washington: While most Americans say the US ought to take a leadership role in combating global warming, they personally show low concern for it in comparison to other environmental issues, a survey has found.

  • Kajol

    Shah Rukh’s special wish for Kajol

    Mumbai: Shah Rukh Khan has thanked his “Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge” co-star and friend Kajol, wishing that her life and family remain happy always.

  • A R Rahman

    AR Rahman, ‘Jal’ in Oscars’ probable list

    Mumbai: India’s music maestro AR Rahman may end up getting his third Oscar nomination in the best original score category after making it to the list of 114 probables, while Hindi film ‘Jal’ also features in the long list of best picture Oscar hopefuls.

  • Our generation of actors not bothered about number game: Arjun Kapoor

    New Delhi: ‘2 States’ actor Arjun Kapoor says the current generation of actors in Bollywood is not interested in the number game. The 29-year-old star feels ranking of actors is subjective so they should not be constantly compared to each other.

  • Dalai Lama

    Sad at not meeting Pope Francis: Dalai Lama

    Dharamsala: Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has said that he was sad at not meeting Pope Francis. “I feel a little sad because I have paid my respects to several other Popes and I have been eager to meet him,” the Nobel Peace laureate told RAI television in Rome Friday.

  • Mamata hits the streets over minister’s arrest in Saradha scam

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday hit the streets to protest the arrest of her minister Madan Mitra in the Saradha scam, and wondered if Prime Minister Narendra Modi should be arrested for the Sahara scandal as he was photographed with the Sahara group chief who is now behind bars.