Free Press Journal
  • Aam Aadmi Party_AAP

    2 AAP MLAs booked, 6 supporters held for clash with cops

    New Delhi: An FIR has been registered against two AAP MLAs and their supporters, six of whom have been arrested, over a violent clash with police at Burari police station in north Delhi yesterday which left 15 people injured. While the MLAs, Sanjeev Jha from Burari and Akhilesh Pati Tripathi from Model Town, have not been arrested, they have been named in the FIR, police said.

  • Over 2000 judicial officials punished in China for corruption

    Beijing: Over 2,000 court officials were investigated for corruption and punished for abuse of power in China last year as part of the anti-graft campaign by President Xi Jinping. About 2,108 law enforcers with China’s courts were investigated and punished in 2014, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

  • PDP, BJP

    PDP-BJP government in J-K likely within a week

    New Delhi: Decks have been cleared for a PDP-BJP government in Jammu and Kashmir possibly within a week with both sides agreeing on a Common Minimum Programme (CMP) which is understood to have addressed controversial issues like Article 370 and AFSPA.

  • Govind P. Pansare

    Congress demands CBI probe into Govind Pansare’s death

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) today demanded a CBI probe into the death of veteran Communist leader Govind Pansare. Addressing a press conference here, MPCC President Manikrao Thakre said his party will join the Maharashtra bandh called by Communist parties tomorrow.

  • DDLJ to continue its run at Maratha Mandir

    Mumbai: Producers Yash Raj Films and theatre Maratha Mandir, which had decided to pull down ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayeinge’ after its historic run of 1009 weeks, have mutually decided to continue screening the movie for the sake of its fans. The Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol starrer film’s last show was supposed to be on February 19 but the Maratha Mandir management was flooded with requests to reinstate the movie based on which they

  • Maoist regional HQ destroyed, 3 arrested in Bihar

    Munger (Bihar): Security forces today destroyed a regional headquarters of Maoists and arrested three rebels besides recovering a huge cache of arms in Bhimbandh forest area in this district. After getting intelligence inputs about the presence of East Bihar North Jharkhand (EBNJ) headquarters of Maoists in the forest, CRPF and police had launched a joint operation on February 17, Munger Deputy Inspector General (DIG) S P Shukla said.


    9 trainee IPS officers test positive for swine flu in Hyderabad

    Hyderabad: Nine trainee IPS officers at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy here have tested positive for swine flu. “They were all admitted to different hospitals in the city. Three of them have already been discharged. Throat swabs were taken from all trainees who complained of cough/cold/ fever,” an official release said here today.

  • Sean Penn

    Sean Penn calls French Film a ‘refuge’ from Hollywood

    Los Angeles: Actor Sean Penn has praised the French film industry and called it a “refuge” from Hollywood. Penn, who received an honorary Cesar Award, said while growing up as a teen in the 1960s he was inspired by French film, according to the Hollywood Reporter. “It’s been kind of a refuge when things get too cynical in what we do. Artists are encouraging to each other to sustain a vivid industry, which we saw

  • Anushka Sharma

    I’m open tor TV shows: Anushka Sharma

    Mumbai : After featuring in hit films like “Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi”, “Band Baaja Baaraat” and “PK” among others, actress Anushka Sharma is now keen to do a television show. Anushka was present on the set of crime-based show “Savdhaan India” to promote her upcoming film “NH10” when she was asked about her plans to make an entry into small screen.  To that she said: “No, actually I haven’t thought about it.

  • Pamela Anderson

    Police called to Pamela Anderson’s house

    Los Angeles: Pamela Anderson’s residence was visited by police after she refused to let estranged husband Rick Salomon’s daughter Tyson to enter the house. Tyson stopped by the pad to collect some of her belongings but Anderson denied her access to enter the house, reported Ace Showbiz. Tyson then called the police. When Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies arrived at the place to investigate the complaint, Anderson turned them away, forcing her stepdaughter to leave without her

  • Al-Shabab attack, Somali hotel

    25 people dead in Friday’s al-Shabab attack on Somali hotel

    Mogadishu: Twenty-five people were killed and 40 wounded in suicide attacks at a hotel in Somalia’s capital, the Somali government said today. One Islamic extremist rammed an explosives-laden vehicle into the gate of the Central Hotel and another went in and blew himself up yesterday, a statement from Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke’s office said.

  • ISIS

    IS burns over 40 to death in Iraq

    Baghdad: Islamic State (IS) militants burned up to 43 people alive in Iraq’s western province of Anbar, a provincial security source said Saturday.  Earlier, IS fighters captured the 43 Iraqis from the albu-Obeid Sunni tribe in the battlefield town of al-Baghdadi, some 200 km northwest of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, Xinhua news agency reported citing the source.  Those abducted were believed to be local police and government-backed Sahwa paramilitary group members, and

  • Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi

    Former Yemen president flees capital after rebels let him go

    Sanaa: Yemen’s former president left the capital after Shiite rebels who surrounded his house let him go under international and local pressure, aides close to him said today. The aides said former President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi left Sanaa and later arrived in Aden. They say Hadi later plans to leave the country to receive medical treatment. Hadi has been under house arrest for several weeks following a coup by Shiite Houthi rebels. The rebels earlier

  • Santanu Saikia

    Document leak: It’s Rs.10,000 crore scam, says Saikia

    New Delhi: Former journalist Santanu Saikia, an accused in the petroleum ministry document leakage case, said Saturday it was a Rs.10,000 crore scam.  “It’s a Rs.10,000 crore scam and it was a cover up,” Saikia told reporters outside the Crime Branch office here, while being taken to court.  Saikia, along with with some corporate officials, have been arrested for allegedly leaking the documents and will be produced in the Patiala House court

  • Kiran Bedi

    Kiran Bedi joining BJP a mistake: Prashant Bhushan

    Hyderabad: Supreme Court lawyer Prashant Bhushan said today it was a mistake on the part of former IPS officer Kiran Bedi to join the BJP after being a part of the anti-corruption movement. “I think it was a mistake for her to join the BJP. Because we all know that BJP is also a corrupt party. For a person, who was a part of the anti-corruption movement, to join a party which is also known

  • Budget 2015

    Budget session to be stormy, Opp to give tough time to govt on Ordinances

    New Delhi: The budget session of Parliament beginning on Monday is expected to be a stormy affair with the Narendra Modi dispensation facing the tough task to ensure passage of six bills replacing Ordinances in the face of stiff opposition in the Upper House. Emboldened after the ruling BJP’s Delhi debacle, several opposition parties have virtually declared a war on “Ordinance Raj” and especially against the changes brought in land law through the emergency

  • Tiger Woods

    `Struggling` Tiger Woods will not play in PGA Tour’s Honda Classic

    Johannesburg : Former world number one golfer Tiger Woods would not be playing next week in the PGA Tour’s Honda Classic, as he had vowed not to return to competition until his deteriorating form improves markedly. Following a series of injuries and a severe slump in form, the American, chasing Jack Nicklaus’ record of 18 major championships, has plummeted to 66th in the world rankings. Ken Kennerly, executive director of the tournament in Palm

  • After match, Dale and myself will be best buddies again: Virat Kohli

    Melbourne: They will not give each other an inch of space when India and South Africa lock horns in a World Cup match tomorrow but Virat Kohli feels that once the game is over, he will again be “best buddies” with his former Royal Challengers Bangalore teammate Dale Steyn. “I played with him (Steyn) in RCB for three years, and we became such good friends that we’ve carried on our friendship after that, as

  • Nitish Kumar, Jitan Ram Manjhi

    Nitish Kumar should work on my agenda for welfare of poor

    Patna: Asserting that he did not “back-stab” Nitish Kumar, expelled JD(U) leader Jitan Ram Manjhi today said he was prematurely pulled down from the chief minister’s post by Kumar when he started bringing “mere slogans” of uplift of the poor to reality. Talking to media a day after he resigned as Chief minister, Manjhi alleged Kumar was only interested in “giving slogan for the poor and downtrodden”.

  • Misbah-ul-Haq

    Pakistan disastrous 1-4 against Windies worst ever start in ODI history

    Sydney : Pakistan have scripted themselves into the history books as Misbah-ul-Haq men’s recorded the worst start to a one-day international innings when they were reeling at 1-4 in the fourth over during their humiliating defeat against the West Indies on Saturday in Christchurch. Chasing the target of 310, opener Nasir Jamshed, veteran batsman Younis Khan and Haris Sohail failed to score even a single run as they fell prey to Jerome Taylor’s