Free Press Journal
  • Anna hazare

    The betrayal of Anna Hazare

    The renowned playwright Bernard Shaw said: ‘Truth is stranger than fiction.’ This would be a very apt description of the so called anti-corruption crusaders who are making beeline to join politics.The manner in which Arvind Kejriwal broke away from Anna Hazare in October 2012 and formed a political party, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), was indeed strange, given his antipathy to democracy and total contempt for politicians. Earlier he had parted company with Aruna Roy and Harsh Mander and the RTI movement with which he was actively associated.

  • Krishna Tiratha

    Senior Congress leader Krishna Tirath likely to join BJP

    New Delhi:’ Senior Congress Party leader and former union minister for child and women development Krishna Tirath is likely to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) this evening.

  • Morocco smashes cell recruiting fighters for Islamic State

    Rabat: Morocco has dismantled a terrorist cell operating in Meknes, El Hajeb and Al Hoceima. It was recruiting fighters to join the Islamic State (IS) in Syria and Iraq, Morocco’s MAP news agency said quoting the interior ministry.

  • Salman Khan

    Salman Khan hit-and-run-case: Doctor seeks police protection

    Mumbai : The public prosecutor in the 2002 hit-and-run case of Bollywood actor Salman Khan said the doctor who had collected the blood samples of the actor has requested the sessions court for police protection.

  • 3 burn alive,Bihar

    Tension grips Bihar village after three burnt to death

    Patna: Tension gripped a Bihar village Monday, a day after three people were burnt to death and 10 were injured when a mob torched over three dozen houses in Muzaffarpur district after the body of an abducted youth was found, police said.

  • Tharoor to be quizzed in a day or two: Delhi Police chief

    New Delhi: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor may be questioned in a day or two in connection with the mysterious death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar, Delhi Police Commissioner B S Bassi today said.

  • Six injured in clash over boundary dispute

    Muzaffarnagar: Six persons, including two women, were injured in a clash between two families allegedly over construction of a boundary wall in Miranpur here, police said today.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Cong moves EC against Kejriwal’s bribe remarks

    New Delhi:  Irked by his “bribe remarks” made at a poll rally yesterday, Congress has moved the Election Commission against AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal demanding action against him.

  • Oil Prices Fall

    Oil prices edge lower in Asian trade

    Singapore: Oil prices edged lower in Asia today as a rally late last week fizzled out owing to lingering concerns about weak demand and a global supply glut, analysts said.

  • rupee against dollar

    Rupee Vs Dollar: Still up by 17 paise

    Mumbai: The Indian rupee trimmed its initial gains against the American currency, but was still quoted higher by 17 paise to 61.70 per dollar on selling of greenback by banks and exporters in view of strong foreign capital inflows into equity market.

  • US warning to Pak sends wrong message, says security expert

    New Delhi : Major General (retired) S.R. Sinho on Monday said the United States’ warning to Pakistan about no cross-border terror incidents during President Obama’s upcoming visit to India was a very wrong message.

  • India Sensex

    Sensex surges 118 points; consumer durables stocks gain

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Monday surged 118.07 points or 0.42 percent as consumer durables stocks gained. Good buying was seen in consumer durables, capital goods, banking and IT sectors, and selling pressure was seen in the oil and gas sector.

  • Marine Wildlife

    Marine wild life about to collapse in 100 years: Study

    Washington: The collapse of wildlife on land due human activity is about to recur in the sea in the next 100 years, a consortium of scientists has found. According to the researchers, wildlife in the oceans is still as healthy as it was on the land hundreds of thousands of years ago.

  • Intense cold kills 15 in Bihar, schools closed

    Patna: Intense cold in Bihar has claimed 15 more lives, pushing the total number of casualties due to inclement weather to 42, officials said Monday.

  • Amarinder for declassifying 1962 India-China war report

    Kolkata:  Notwithstanding the fact that it apparently indicts late prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru for India’s military defeat in the 1962 war with China, Congress MP and former army captain Amarinder Singh has called for the release of the Henderson-Brooks report.

  • PEGDIA Movement

    Germany bans anti-Islamic rally over terror threat

    Berlin: German authorities have banned a rally by the anti-Islamic PEGIDA movement in the eastern city of Dresden today, saying they have “concrete” information that Islamist militants plan to attack the weekly demonstrations.