Free Press Journal
  • Government urged to pass good samaritan law

    New Delhi: NGO Save Life Foundation Monday urged the government to pass the good samaritan law to create a legal atmosphere for bystanders and passers-by to come to the aid of injured persons during accidents.

  • Muslim activist alleges plot to kill him

    Mumbai: Social activist and Jamiat Ulama-e-Hind Legal Cell secretary Gulzar A. Azmi has lodged a complaint with the Mumbai police alleging death threats from the mafia, here Monday.

  • rape case

    A bus ride to remember victim of Dec 16 gang rape

    New Delhi: Activists from Delhi’s red light area and students Monday boarded a bus from Connaught Place and rode to Munirka in south Delhi, where the Dec 16, 2012 gang rape victim had boarded a bus with a friend before being sexually assaulted.

  • 10 percent more foreign tourists in May-October 2014

    New Delhi: The number of foreign tourist visiting India from May to October 2014 has registered a growth of 10 percent compared to the same period of the preceding year, parliament was told Monday.

  • Himachal HC issues notice on schoolchild’s plea

    Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh High Court Monday issued notice to the state on a petition of standard VIII student Ayush Bragta who had jumped off the school building last month.

  • Dreaded criminal escapes as associates attack police party

    Baghpat: Armed criminals attacked an Uttarakhand police party in Baghpat district of western Uttar Pradesh Monday and escaped with their associate whom the police were taking for producing him in a court here, police said.

  • Media attacked by PTI protestors

    Islamabad: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) protestors Monday targeted the media, manhandling journalists as they covered their protest live from the Punjab’s provincial capital Lahore, media reported.

  • Rajinikanth

    Balachander recognised and smiled at me: Rajinikanth

    Chennai: Superstar Rajinikanth, who rushed to Cauvery hospital here Monday to check on the well being of his ailing guru and legendary filmmaker K. Balachander, said that the auteur “recognised” him.

  • IS executes 17 in Iraq

    Baghdad: Militants of the Islamic State (IS) Sunni radical group Monday executed 17 people in two predominantly Sunni provinces in north and east of Iraq’s capital Baghdad, a security source said.

  • Israel arrests five Palestinians for plotting terror attacks

    Jerusalem: Israel have arrested five Palestinians in the past two months for plotting to carry out a string of terror attacks in Israel, including a suicide bombing in Tel Aviv, the Shin Bet, the Jewish state’s domestic security service, said Monday.

  • She taxi women drivers

    Women cab drivers soon on roads, courtesy Delhi Police

    New Delhi:  In the aftermath of the Dec 5 rape in a cab by its driver, the Delhi Police have selected 115 women from poor families to be trained to work as drivers with various cab services.

  • Coal Scam

    Court pulls up CBI for dilatory approach in coal block case

    New Delhi: A special court hearing a coal block allocation case Monday pulled up Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for its “lackadaisical approach” in the probe and said it “can not simply sit over the matter so as to unnecessarily delay the further investigation”.

  • Petrol Diesel

    Petrol, diesel cut by Rs.2 a litre each in Delhi

    New Delhi: With international crude oil rates slipping towards $60 a barrel, state-run oil marketeers Monday cut petrol and diesel rates further each by Rs.2 a litre in Delhi, effective midnight.

  • BJP

    Zero inflation due to NDA’s ‘good governance’: BJP

    New Delhi: Hailing the zero level of inflation for the month of November, the lowest in about five- and-a-half years, BJP today credited the Narendra Modi government’s “good governance and development policies” for the positive development.

  • Srini-Bindra in blame game, SC to examine BCCI amendment

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today decided to examine the controversial amendment in the BCCI rules which enables office bearers to own teams in the IPL and Champions League amidst raging debate over conflict of interest issue.

  • Indian consulate monitoring Sydney hostage situation 

    Sydney/New Delhi: The Indian mission in Sydney is in regular touch with the authorities of the New South Wales state capital over the hostage crisis, said Consul-General Sunjay Sudhir.