Free Press Journal
  • Sambit Patra

    Cancellation of land deal in Rajasthan: BJP says ‘victory of law’

    New Delhi: BJP today described the Rajasthan government’s move of seizing about 374.44 hectares of land, a part of which reportedly belonged to businessman Robert Vadra, as a “victory of law” and hinted at more such actions in the days to come.

  • PM Narendra Modi to address over a dozen rallies in Delhi

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to address over a dozen rallies in the capital ahead of assembly polls likely in February, sources in the party said, adding that the focus would be on the over six million residents of the city’s unauthorised colonies who have now got a new lease of life.

  • Delhi Police

    Delhi Police personnel despair: Higher salary but no promotion

    New Delhi: An estimated 20,729 Delhi Police personnel are drawing the salary of their senior rank but not getting the promotion they are entitled to, an RTI reply has revealed. Officers in the 80,000-strong police force told IANS there was widespread disaffection over the lack of timely promotions.

  • Army, Gunfight, Soldier, killed

    53 years on, Indian soldiers in icy Himalayas short of boots, ski masks

    New Delhi: It’s yesterday once more as 53 years on, Indian Army soldiers in the icy Himalayas, to go by a parliamentary panel’s report, suffer a crippling shortage of snow boots, ski masks and ammunition, among others – precisely the cause of the crushing defeat inflicted by the marauding Chinese forces in 1962.

  • SP, BSP name candidates for biennial poll to Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Health minister Ahmad Hasan is among eight candidates declared by ruling Samajwadi Party for biennial election to 12 seats of Upper House of the state legislature, while opposition BSP has fielded three candidates including Mayawati confidante Naseemuddin Siddiqui.

  • Madhu Kinnar

    Eunuch Madhu Kinnar wins Raigarh mayoral election

    Raigarh: A eunuch today scripted history by winning the Mayor’s election in Chhattisgarh’s Raigarh Municipal Corporation, defeating his nearest rival from BJP.

  • Cancer

    Soon, Endoscope technology to destroy tumors too

    Washington: Scientists are working to upgrade the tool used to examine and detect cancer and other illnesses, called Endoscope, so that it can zap tumors as well.


    ‘Make in India’ Facebook page adds one member every 3 seconds

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Make in India’ campaign adds a new member every three seconds on its Facebook page and has become the most sought after government initiative ever on any digital media platform.

  • Delhiites invest over Rs 7,100 cr in small saving schemes

    New Delhi: Small savings continued to be one of the most attractive options for Delhiites as over Rs 7,150 crore were invested in them in 2013-14 which is an increase of around Rs 310 crore compared to the preceding fiscal.

  • Solar, sunlight, electricity

    Policy shift needed to achieve 1L MW solar energy target: Pachauri

    Hyderabad: To achieve the target for solar energy capacity of 100,000 MW, India needs a policy change, apart from getting rid of subsidies on some fossil fuel sources of energy, noted environmentalist and Nobel Laureate R K Pachauri said here today.

  • Akhilesh Yadav

    Akhilesh Yadav writes letter to Jaitley

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has written a letter to Union Finance Minister, suggesting measures to strengthen urban infrastructure facilities and seek release of funds under the JNNURM scheme.

  • Venkaiah Naidu

    Venkaiah Naidu to meet municipal commissioners for urban plans

    New Delhi: Identifying them as key players in implementing its new urban initiatives including the ‘Swachch Bharat Mission’, the Centre has decided to reach out to municipal commissioners across the country.

  • Tulsi Gabbard

    India, US must come together to combat terrorism: Tulsi Gabbard

    New Delhi : US Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu member of the US House of Representatives, feels the relationship between India and the US has been energised after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit and wants the two governments to work closely in countering terrorism, including cyber terrorism.

  • Sashi Tharoor

    Sashi Tharoor supports Vardhan, says don’t debunk ancient science

    New Delhi: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor today supported Union Minister Harsh Vardhan’s remarks that Algebra and Pythagoras’ theorem originated in India but others took credit for it, saying “genuine accomplishments” of ancient Indian science should not be debunked due to “exaggerations of the Hindutva brigade”.