Free Press Journal
  • JK: Governor’s rule

    Jammu/New Delhi: Governor’s rule has been imposed in Jammu and Kashmir with the PDP, which emerged as the single-largest party, and the BJP failing to cobble up the required numbers to form the government, triggering a blame game among political parties. The decision came a day after Governor N N Vohra submitted his report to President Pranab Mukherjee, stating that Omar Abdullah had requested that he be relieved of the post of

  • Prerna Yatra Marks Bapu’s ‘Ghar Wapsi’ For Congress

    Mumbai : Emphasising the importance of social integration, senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh has said that people should not fall prey to any extremist elements, irrespective of their religion. “Social integration is the basis of India’s integration as a nation,” Singh said while addressing the ‘Prerna Yatra’ organised by the Maharashtra Congress to mark the centenary of Mahatma Gandhi’s return to India from South Africa here on Friday.

  • It’s Alok Sharma versus Kailash Mishra

    BHOPAL : With the Congress leaders Deepchand Yadav, Sanjay Shrivastava and Rashid Chand withdrawing their nominations, it is now clear that there will be a direct contest between Kailash Mishra of the Congress and Alok Sharma of the BJP for the prestigious post of Mayor of the Bhopal Municipal Corporation.

  • Fleeing Robber Attacks Woman Cop And Civilian

    Mumbai : A woman constable and a civilian were attacked with a knife by a robber, when they tried to stop him after he had robbed a house in Nerul on Friday.

  • ‘Swadeshi’ Is Today’s ‘Make In India’, Says Gadkari

    Mumbai : The Union Government is engaging the principles that Gandhiji professed in its vision of nation-building and ‘Swadeshi’ is today’s ‘Make in India’, Union Surface Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said here at the Gateway of India after unveiling a plaque to commemorate Mahatma Gandhi’s coming to India from Africa hundred years ago.

  • Telcos split over method for charging interconnect charges

    New Delhi :  Telecom operators spoke in different voices as the regulator Trai called them for an open house to discuss network connection charges that impacts mobile rates. The regulator organised a discussion on Interconnect User Charge (IUC), which one telecom operator pays to another for completing calls and SMSes.

  • Sunanda K Datta-Ray

    Orator Modi’s Silence Confounding

    If 2014 was the year of promises, 2015 should be the year of performance. The Bharatiya Janata Party Government faces multiple challenges at home and abroad. The biggest challenge of all, however, is to prove to rational Indians and India’s friends abroad that Narendra Modi’s silence on various crucial issues doesn’t mean he is pushing an exclusive Hindutva agenda through the rampaging Sangh Parivar.

  • Psus: Ring Out Old, Ring In New

    Pressured by the striking employees of Coal India, the Union Government has agreed not to denationalise the company and even go slow on disinvestment. The government is already providing support of Rs 10,000 crore every year to keep loss-making PSUs afloat. A whopping amount of Rs 1.6 lac crore of public money was locked in terms of investment in these PSUs. This would be about Rs 1.30 lac for every Indian. Every

  • Manawar boy wins silver for Indian team

    Bakaner : A local football player Raja Jat played a vital role to win a Silver Medal for a football tournament held in Nepal recently. Raja was a member of the Indian football team for a match played on January 1st this year where Indian team finished second.

  • Sirisena’s Win Is A Mixed Bag For Us

    The defeat of Mahinda Rajapaksa in the presidential elections in Sri Lanka is a clear indication from the island-nation’s electorate that arrogance, abuse of power and nepotism have met their Waterloo. When elections were declared in Sri Lanka two years ahead of schedule, Rajapaksa was brimming with confidence buoyed by the conviction that he would maul a divided opposition and sail into a third term. That he has been humbled by Maithripala

  • No Tipping!

    There shall be no tipping on airlines; so the airlines have decreed. Tipping is frowned on in many quarters. It is regarded as a relic of feudalism and in the twentieth century when socialism is triumphant everywhere it has no business to continue. Tipping is a symbol of master-servant relationship and in a century devoted to the creation of fraternal cooperation it is out of place. Whatever the informality and the smallness