Free Press Journal
  • Sakshi Maharaj

    Sakshi Maharaj does about-turn, praises Modi

    New Delhi: After being quoted as saying he can make or break the government, controversial BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj today did an about turn and praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his politics of “inclusive development” and described him as a “divine power”.

  • HC bars Prasar Bharati sharing 2015 WC feed with cable operators

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court today barred Prasar Bharati from sharing with cable operators through Doordarshan (DD) channels the live feed of the 2015 Cricket World Cup, of which ESPN and Star have the exclusive broadcasting rights.

  • Jordan executes Al Qaeda terrorists after IS burns alive pilot 

    Amman: Jordanian authorities executed two convicted terrorists at dawn Wednesday, a day after the Islamic State (IS) released a video showing Jordanian air force pilot Moaz al-Kassasbeh being burned alive, even as the radical Sunni group justified its dastardly act.

  • New York_Train crash

    7 killed in train accident in New York suburb

    New York: At least seven people, including a woman, were killed and 12 others injured when a crowded commuter train rammed into a SUV stalled on the tracks and caught fire in a New York suburb, one of the worst railway accidents in the US in recent years.

  • Outrage in Mideast over IS killing of Jordan pilot

    Cairo: A video purportedly showing Islamic State militants burning a captive Jordanian pilot to death brought an outpouring of grief and rage across the Middle East today, its brutality horrifying a region long accustomed to violence.

  • JSPL plea on change of end-use of coal mines:HC reserves order

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court today reserved its verdict on the pleas of former Congress MP Naveen Jindal and his company JSPL challenging a Coal Ministry order which changes end-use of two coal blocks, earlier allocated to it, to power from steel and sponge iron.

  • CCI pulls up builders for exploiting buyers; but lets them off

    New Delhi: Coming hard on real estate players across-the-board for “exploitative conduct” and unfair trade practices, the Competition Commission today asked them to mend their ways, but stopped short of penalising them due to lack of evidence.

  • All India Bakchod

    ‘AIB Roast’ video taken down from YouTube, makers defend show

    Mumbai: The members behind the ‘AIB Roast’ of Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor have removed their three-part video from YouTube after it sparked controversy for obscene language and content even as they defended the show saying it was done without malice.

  • Nagesh Kuknoor

    Nagesh excited to show ‘Dhanak’ at Berlinale

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor is glad that his film “Dhanak” will be screened at the prestigious Berlin International Film Festival, where it will have its world premiere.

  • Rahul Gandhi

    Congress counter-offensive against Modi

    New Delhi: In an unusual show of aggression, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has directly pointed an accusing finger at prime minister Narendra Modi for the so-called “Jayanthi bomb” that hit the Congress last week.

  • Sushma Swaraj_Xi Jinping

    China warms up to Sushma

    The Chinese never fail to surprise. There was a natural trepidation that they may cold shoulder External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj when she sets foot in Beijing for bilateral talks and also to take part in the trilateral parleys with China and Russia. It was felt that the Indo-US bonhomie as reflected by President Obama’s much-heralded visit may sour India’s pitch with China.

  • Narendra Modi

    Modi slams surveys, says BJP winning Delhi

    New Delhi Prime minister Narendra Modi has come down heavily on pre-poll surveys that have depicted that the Aam Aadmi Party is ahead of the BJP in the elections for the Delhi state assembly. Addressing the last of his four public meetings, Modi described these surveys as’ lies’ and predicted that his party would get an absolute majority. “Do not listen to lies… The BJP will get full majority,” he said at

  • Gold, silver drop on reduced demand

    Mumbai: Gold prices dropped further at the domestic bullion market here today following reduced demand from traders and retailers.

  • Canara Bank shares up over 3% post earnings

    Mumbai: Shares of Canara Bank today rose by over 3 per cent after the company reported 60.2 per cent increase in net profit for the quarter ended December.

  • hockey

    Cheapest HIL final ticket to cost Rs.50

    New Delhi: Fans will be able to see the semifinals and final of the third edition of the Hockey India League (HIL) for Rs.50.

  • Sachin Tendulkar

    Sachin Tendulkar to give a miss for World Cups Indo-Pak clash

    Mumbai: When holders India clash with Pakistan in their potentially high-octane campaign opener of the ICC Cricket World Cup on February 15 at the Adelaide Oval, the awe-inspiring Sachin Tendulkar would be conspicuously absent for the first time in a match between the two arch-rivals in the showpiece event.

  • Home Secy’s fate hangs in balance?

    New Delhi: The fate of Union Home Secretary Anil Goswami, who is at the centre of a controversy over allegedly making an attempt to stall the arrest of Congress leader Matang Sinh in the Saradha scam, hangs in balance after he acknowledged having made telephone calls to CBI officials.