Free Press Journal
  • ‘Bengal’s anti-establishment space going to BJP’

    Kolkata: Bharatiya Janata Party national secretary Siddharth Nath Singh Wednesday claimed that the anti-establishment space in West Bengal is gradually shifting towards the BJP and this would only intensify in the days to come.

  • Samarth Dwivedi

    Samarth Dwivedi sixth after first round in Asian Tour Q-School

    Hua Hin (Thailand):  India’s Samarth Dwivedi, who played for the national team at Asian Games in September last, finished strongly with a first round of four-under 68 in the Qualifying School First Stage Section B at the Imperial Lakeview Golf Club here.

  • Tripura announces five percent DA for its employees

    Agartala: To pacify its aggrieved employees seeking central pay scales, the Tripura government Wednesday announced an additional five percent dearness allowance for its 209,000 employees and pension holders.

  • Charlie Hebdo

    12 killed in Paris magazine office attack

    Paris: At least 12 people were killed Wednesday in a shooting at the Paris office of Charlie Hebdo, a satirical magazine, the office of Paris Prosecutor of the Republic confirmed, adding that four others were seriously wounded in the “terror attack”.

  • Sensex down

    No respite for mkts as Sensex, Nifty drop to three-week lows

    Mumbai: After Tuesday’s crash, the benchmark Sensex today languished in the red for most of the session and closed 79 points down at three-week low on losses in bluechips, including ICICI Bank and Hindalco, amid continued capital outflows.

  • Mandeep Singh

    Mandeep Singh gears up for HIL

    New Delhi: With the Hero Hockey India League just around the corner, Ranchi Rays star player Mandeep Singh today said that he’s gearing up for yet another strong show in the tournament.

  • Amit Shah

    Shah’s remarks irresponsible, we don’t need certificate: Cong

    New Delhi: The Congress today termed as “irresponsible” the remarks of BJP President Amit Shah in which he questioned whether the party was contesting elections in India or Pakistan and said it does not need any certificate from the ruling party on patriotism.

  • Michael Clarke

    Michael Clarke says his recovery ‘ahead of schedule’

    Sydney: Injured Australian captain Michael Clarke today said that his recovery from hamstring surgery was ahead of schedule though it’s still unclear whether he will be fit to play the entire World Cup, beginning on February 14.

  • Sakshi Maharaj

    Sakshi stokes another controversy, asks Hindus to have 4 kids

    Meerut/New Delhi: BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj was at the centre of another controversy when he asked Hindu women to have at least four children, sparking condemnation from the opposition which alleged that the ruling party was trying to polarise the atmosphere.

  • Gurwinder Chandi

    Waveriders will be aggressive: Gurwinder Chandi

    New Delhi : Strengthening the forward line for defending champions Delhi Waveriders in the Hero Hockey India League (HIL), seasoned striker Gurwinder Singh Chandi is all set to add dynamism and vigour to the team in the league’s third edition that starts Jan 22.

  • Steve Smith

    It’s been a special summer for me: Steve Smith

    Sydney:  The success against India this summer has been outstanding from a team and individual point of view, said Australian skipper Steve Smith, who became only the second batsman to score four successive hundreds in a four-Test series today.

  • BJP

    No structured dialogue over Kashmir government: BJP

    New Delhi: The BJP said Wednesday that “no formal and structured dialogue” had begun between any two political parties over government formation in Jammu and Kashmir.

  • Virat Kohli’s captaincy criticised by Clarke, Ian Chappell

    Sydney:  India’s new Test skipper Virat Kohli’s captaincy came under the scanner with former Australian captain Ian Chappell and injured regular skipper Michael Clarke criticising his decisions during the second day of the fourth Test here Wednesday.

  • Murali Vijay

    India fights after Australia takes command

    Sydney:  Prolific Murali Vijay’s cheap dismissal added to India’s woes before it reached 71 for one in response to another massive total by Australia which notched up 572 for 7 declared on the second day of the fourth and final cricket Test here today.

  • 10 killed in Paris magazine attack

    Paris:  At least 10 people were killed Wednesday when masked gunmen fired randomly at the office of a French satirical magazine that once courted controversy over its portrayal of the Prophet Mohammed.

  • Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh

    Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh launches debut film MSG’s music

    New Delhi : Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh launched the music of his debut film MSG – `Messenger of God` in the presence of thousands of his followers at an event held at the PVR Priya in New Delhi.

  • NITI Aayog to financially empower states: Jaitley

    Kolkata: NITI Aayog, which has replaced the 65-year-old Planning Commission, would help financially empower states, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said here today.

  • Arun Jaitley

    WB needs to create growth environment; Centre to support: FM

    Kolkata:  In a blunt message to West Bengal leadership, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has a responsibility to deliver on promises, even as he assured full support to the state for economic development.