Free Press Journal
  • Woman CRPF constable commits suicide in Delhi

    New Delhi:  A 23-year-old woman CRPF constable committed suicide by hanging herself from the grill of a bathroom in a women’s hostel here Thursday.

  • Swine flu claims two lives in Hyderabad

    Hyderabad:  Swine flu has claimed two more lives in Hyderabad while a central health team arrived Thursday to take stock of the situation, an official said.

  • BJP lodges FIR for false information about PM

    Aizawl:  Mizoram unit of BJP has lodged an FIR with Aizawl Police against a person who allegedly posted false information against Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Facebook, police said today.

  • Muslim population rose by 24 per cent during 2001-11

    New Delhi: Muslim population in India has grown by 24 per cent between 2001 and 2011 against national average of 18 per cent with the community’s representation rising to 14.2 per cent from 13.4 percent of total population.

  • US, Cuba, obstacles, diplomatic ties

    US, Cuba address obstacles to resuming diplomatic ties

    Havana: The United States and Cuba are trying to eliminate obstacles to normalised ties as the highest-level US delegation to the communist island in more than three decades holds a second day of talks with Cuban officials.

  • Dayanidhi Maran

    Combative Maran accuses CBI of ‘fixing’, claims RSS link

    Chennai:  A day after CBI arrested his close aide and two others in illegal telephone exchange case, former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran today charged the agency with trying “to fix” him to please an RSS leader from Tamil Nadu.

  • ShantiBhushan

    Kiran Bedi will make better chief minister: Shanti Bhushan

    New Delhi :  AAP founding member Shanti Bhushan said Thursday that making Kiran Bedi the BJP’s chief ministerial candidate in Delhi is a “master stroke” and she will make a better chief minister than AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal.

  • Shantibhushan, Kiran Bedi

    Bedi as CM candidate a ‘masterstroke’ by BJP: Bhushan

    New Delhi:  Aam Aadmi Party founder-member Shanti Bhushan has created a flutter by praising Kiran Bedi and calling BJP’s move to field her as a “masterstroke” while claiming “everything is not right” in AAP.

  • Sartaj Aziz

    Sartaj Aziz says India should initiate resumption of dialogue with Pakistan

    Karachi: Pakistan National Security and Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz has reportedly gone on record to say that the “onus was now on India to resume the stalled dialogue process with Pakistan” post suspending talks with the nation in August last year.

  • Anna hazare

    Congress goes soft on Anna, may back stir

    New Delhi : In what could be its first U-turn out of power, the Congress party is likely to go soft on Gandhian social activist Anna Hazare, as reports emerge that he is planning to launch an agitation against the Modi government on its anti-farmer stance manifested through the promulgation of an ordinance to amend the Land Acquisition Act.

  • Sensex - Nifty high

    Sensex breaches 29,000-mark; Nifty hits new peak of 8,754.65

    Mumbai:  Continuing their record-setting spree for the third straight session, the benchmark BSE Sensex crossed the 29,000-mark for the first time and the NSE Nifty hit a new peak of 8,754.65 in opening trade today on robust fund inflows amidst a firming trend overseas.

  • rupee against dollar

    Rupee extends gains, up 7 paise against dollar in early trade

    Mumbai: Extending gains for the sixth straight day, the rupee strengthened by another 7 paise to 61.56 against the US dollar in early trade today at the Interbank Foreign Exchange amid sustained overseas capital inflows.