Free Press Journal
  • Kiran Bedi

    Entered politics to serve the city, not for power: Bedi 

    New Delhi: Accepting full responsibility for the BJP’s crushing defeat in the Delhi assembly elections, the party’s chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi Monday said she opted for politics “not for position or power but for serving the city”.

  • Kajol

    Kajol’s day out with mothers

    Mumbai: Actress Kajol Monday felicitated seven winners of the ‘Huggies Priceless Moments Mobile’ campaign at an awards ceremony here.

  • Sushma Swaraj to visit Sultanate of Oman

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will be paying her first official bilateral visit to the Sultanate of Oman beginning tomorrow at the invitation of her Omani counterpart Yousuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah.

  • 35 IS militants killed in Syria

    Damascus:At least 35 Islamic State (IS) militants have been killed in clashes with Syria’s main Kurdish armed group in the town of Kobane, a monitoring group said Monday.

  • Haryana minister’s twitter handle creates buzz

    Chandigarh: “Thank You Chief Minister For Taking Keen Interest into My Departments. I am Relaxed.” This tweet by Haryana’s outspoken Health and Sports Minister Anil Vij created quite a buzz in ruling circles. Not the one to mince his words on any matter, Vij did not hold back this time either.

  • Shutdown in Meghalaya against injustice with Delhi’s Christians

    Shillong: Normal life came to a standstill in Meghalaya Monday following a dawn-to-dusk shutdown called by an outlawed insurgent outfit against alleged “injustice” meted to the Christians in New Delhi. There have been six incidents of ransacking or vandalism at Christian institutions in Delhi.

  • Srilankan President's ceremonial reception

    On Sirisena visit, India, Sri Lanka ink civil nuclear agreement

    New Delhi: India and close neighbour Sri Lanka Monday sought to begin a new chapter in their ties as the island nation’s newly-elected President Maithripala Sirisena, on his maiden visit abroad since taking over last month, held talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi here and the two sides inked four agreements, including one on civil nuclear cooperation.

  • Delhi may have short spell of rain Tuesday 

    New Delhi: The national capital is likely to witness rainfall and thunder showers Tuesday after the city experienced a pleasant Monday, the weather office said.

  • Russian army commander on four-day India visit

    New Delhi: Russian land forces commander-in-chief Col.Gen. Oleg Leonidovich Salukov is on his four-day India visit beginning Monday, an official statement said.

  • JK students scholarship scheme: Govt will look into complaints

    Srinagar: Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani today assured PDP President Mehbooba Mufti that the Centre would extend all help to Kashmiri students under the Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS) and look into the complaints over the scheme.

  • Sunil Gavaskar

    Yuvraj deserves every penny for his yeoman service: Gavaskar

    New Delhi: Former captain Sunil Gavaskar today endorsed Delhi Daredevils splurging Rs 16 crore on Yuvraj Singh in the IPL 8 auction, saying the flamboyant all-rounder “deserves every penny for his yeoman service” to Indian cricket.

  • Yuvraj Singh

    IPL auction: Yuvraj, Karthik sold for big bucks  

    Bengaluru: Left-hand all-rounder Yuvraj Singh and wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik were sold for big bucks in the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction held here Monday ahead of the eighth season. Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews and Indian leg-spinner Amit Mishra also fetched big money in the auction.

  • No Prez rule: Manjhi, Don’t take decisions with financial implications:HC

    New Delhi/Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, who has been asked to seek a trust vote on Friday, today said he had no intention to recommend President’s rule even as his government was directed by Patna High Court not to take any decision that has financial implications.

  • Nitish kumar

    Nitish solely responsible for Bihar crisis: BJP

    New Delhi: BJP today accused JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar accusing him of being solely responsible for throwing Bihar into a “constitutional crisis” and political instability due to his “craving for power” and charged him with “misusing” the Speaker’s post for his politics.

  • R R Patil’s demise irreparable loss to Maha: Fadnavis

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis expressed grief over the death of NCP stalwart and former state Home Minister R R Patil, describing him as a “grassroot politician and a remarkable legislator”.

  • Yuvraj Singh

    Yograj says Dhoni did not want Yuvraj in WC squad, son differs

    Chandigarh: Yuvraj Singh’s mercurial father Yograj today claimed that Mahendra Singh Dhoni did not want his son in India’s World Cup squad but the left-handed batsman himself dismissed the allegations minutes later. “I was shocked when I learnt that Yuvraj Singh was not in the World Cup squad. If MS Dhoni is having personal issues with my son, I won’t do anything, god will do justice. He (Dhoni) told the selectors that Yuvraj

  • Political leaders condole passing away of RR Patil

    New Delhi: Leaders across the political spectrum on Monday expressed their sorrow over the passing away of former Maharashtra deputy chief minister R R Patil.The BJP termed the demise of the Nationalist Congress Party leader as a ‘great loss’ to Maharashtra.