Free Press Journal
  • sharad pawar

    Keep divisive elements in BJP in check, Pawar advises Modi

    Mumbai: NCP chief Sharad Pawar today advised Prime Minister Narendra Modi to rein in the polarising elements in the BJP and the ruling dispensation, saying that campaigns like ‘Ghar Wapsi’ (reconversion) were detrimental to the national integration.

  • Issue stamp to commemorate Diwali: US lawmaker

    Washington: A US lawmaker has introduced a resolution in the Congress, urging the country’s postal service to issue a stamp honouring Diwali — “an important spiritual and cultural festival for many Americans”, a media report said Thursday.

  • Google to offer voice-guided lane guidance on mobile

    New Delhi: Tech giant Google today launched a lane guidance feature for its Maps on Android and iOS devices in India offering users voice-guided instructions signalling the lane they should stay in or move while navigating.

  • sonia gandhi

    Controversial Sonia book now out in India

    New Delhi: A fictionalised account of Sonia Gandhi’s life by Spanish author Javier Moro which could not be published in India after Congress objected to its contents a few years ago has finally hit book stores in the country.

  • Top LeT men Abdul Subhan, two others chargesheeted by police

    New Delhi: Delhi Police today chargesheeted suspected top Lashkar-e-Taiba men Abdul Subhan and two others, including a Pakistani national, for allegedly conspiring to kidnap businessmen from various places for funds to buy arms to carry out terror strikes in the national capital.

  • Ajay Maken

    Kiran Bedi joining BJP “gross political opportunism”: Cong

    New Delhi: Congress leader Ajay Maken, who will lead the party’s campaign for Delhi Assembly polls, today termed as “gross political opportunism” the decision of Kiran Bedi to join BJP and said she and Arvind Kejriwal “used” Anna Hazare for political gains and “backstabbed” him.

  • Jheeram valley attack: Cong seeks CBI probe

    Raipur: Opposition Congress today demanded a CBI probe into killing of its leaders by Maoists in Jheeram valley in 2013, alleging the probe conducted by the National Investigation Agency is “disappointing” and “incomplete”.

  • Obama

    Jammu on high alert in wake of inputs of terrorist attack

    Jammu: High alert was today sounded and security stepped up in Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of inputs about possible attacks by Pakistan-based terror outfits on “soft targets” ahead of US President Barack Obama’s India visit later this month.

  • ‘PK’: Case filed against Aamir, Bihar CM Manjhi

    Patna: A complaint was today filed in a court here against ‘PK’ actor Aamir Khan, director Rajkumar Hirani, producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra and others for allegedly hurting the sentiment of Hindus in the film.

  • Manohar parrikar

    India well prepared to thwart possible terror attack: Parrikar

    New Delhi/Nagrota: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today said India is “well prepared” to thwart any possible terror attack in the backdrop of intelligence inputs that strikes could be carried out on “soft targets” in Jammu and Kashmir ahead of US President Barack Obama’s visit here this month.

  • Pranab Mukherjee

    India-Bhutan ties unique: Pranab Mukherjee

    New Delhi: Noting that Indo-Bhutan relations are “unique”, President Pranab Mukherjee has said India’s commitment to that country would continue undiluted.

  • Gen. Dalbir Singh reviews Army Day Parade-2015

    New Delhi: Chief of Army Staff General Dalbir Singh reviewed the 67th Army Day Parade at the Army Parade Ground in the national capital today.

  • Delhi HC seeks government response on safeguarding Mahatma relics

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has sought central government’s response on a plea seeking direction for government to take over the management of the National Gandhi Museum and other museums to safeguard the historic items related to Mahatma Gandhi.

  • Kiran Bedi seems to have changed her ‘viewpoint’: AAP

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday said Kiran Bedi is welcome to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), adding that it seems the former top cop has changed her mind as she was against party politics during India Against Corruption Movement.

  • Car rental firm’s mobile app now triggers SOS message

    Kolkata: An online car rental company Thursday added a safety feature to its mobile phone app through which a passenger can trigger an SMS and an e-mail to three previously registered mobile numbers and signal a distress or emergency call.

  • Pakistan court declares TTP chief proclaimed offender

    Islamabad: A Pakistani Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Karachi Thursday declared Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Mullah Fazlullah as a proclaimed offender in the Karachi airport attack case.

  • West Bengal minister joins BJP, calls Mamata ‘unprincipled’

    Kolkata: In a big jolt to West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress ahead of the Bangaon Lok Sabha by-polls, minister Manjul Krishna Thakur Thursday quit and joined the BJP, calling Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee “unprincipled” and the party unfit for any “good and educated person”.

  • Kiran Bedi joins BJP, vows ‘Dilli ko dil banaenge’

    New Delhi: Former Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Kiran Bedi on Thursday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party, and vowed to work for the development of the national capital and make it the envy of the world via the experience she had gained while being part of the nation’s police force.