Free Press Journal
  • Ajay Maken

    Ajay Maken raps AAP for making ‘false promises’

    New Delhi: Taking over as the new President of Delhi Congress, Ajay Maken today rapped AAP for its “false promises” and said Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is making demands like full statehood and Haryana water for Delhi to cover his failures as he knows these cannot be fulfilled. The party, reduced to the margins of the city politics after failing to win a single seat in Assembly polls, put up a show of strength

  • S.S. Krishnamoorthy

    TN minister S.S. Krishnamoorthy loses job after official’s suicide

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Agriculture Minister “Agni” S.S. Krishnamoorthy, who came under attack after an engineer in his department committed suicide, has been dropped from the cabinet. A statement from Raj Bhavan on Saturday night said Governor K. Rosaiah had accepted Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam’s recommendation to drop him from the council of ministers.  Krishnamoorthy’s portfolio has been given to R. Vaithialingam, who is also the minister for housing and urban development.

  • Yogendra Yadav

    Yogendra Yadav asks AAP workers to put an end to infighting

    Panchkula (Haryana): Days after he was dropped from AAP’s Political Affairs Committee, Yogendra Yadav today said he wants an end to the infighting in the party even as he asked workers not to lose faith in the party and its idea and focus on eradicating corruption.  A lot of things have happened in the last few days…I have requested all party workers that whatever happens, do not lose faith and hope in the party

  • Narendra Modi

    Our heads hang in shame over crime against women: Narendra Modi

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said “our heads hang in shame when we hear of instances of crime against women” and that his government has initiated several steps to help women who face violence and abuse.  In a statement on the International Women’s Day, the prime minister said he “salutes the indomitable courage and stellar achievements of women”.  However, he added: “Our heads hang in shame when we hear

  • Manish Sisodia

    AAP Govt. vows to eliminate crime against women

    New Delhi : Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said that the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Government has started working towards curbing crime against women in the city. “People of Delhi have given a big mandate. The demand to free Delhi of crime against women is also a big reason behind this mandate. It is our responsibility and we have started working towards it,” Sisodia said on Women’s Day. Women’s Day is

  • South Africa, Ab de villiers

    De Villiers claims lack of partnership behind Proteas loss to Pak in WC tie

    Johannesburg : South African swashbuckling skipper AB de Villiers has pointed out that a lack of partnership during crunch situations led to his team’s 29-run loss to Pakistan at Eden Park on Saturday. Despite starting on a promising note, South African batsmen wilted under pressure as they kept losing wickets at regular juncture to bundle out for 202 while chasing a revised target of 232. Reflecting on the team’s performance, De Villiers said that

  • Jonty Rhodes

    Discipline of Indian bowlers surprised me: Jonty Rhodes

    New Delhi: Former South Africa cricketer Jonty Rhodes is surprised yet impressed with the Indian bowling attack in the World Cup which has been crucial in the defending champions’ four consecutive wins in Pool B.  Such accurate and economical have been the Indian bowlers, seamers and spinners alike that they have bowled out every opposition in all the four matches yet. Everyone knows how strong India’s batting line-up is but there was

  • McCullum `thankful` for still having part to play in CWC post being hit by Johnson’s thunderbolt

    Wellington : New Zealand cricket team captain Brendon McCullum has claimed that he is thankful that he managed to come through after being struck by a Mitchell Johnson’s thunderbolt in their clash against Australia and still had a part to play in the Cricket World Cup. McCullum wrung his left forearm, winced and thundered on at Eden Park during the high-voltage clash against Australia, which New Zealand won by one-wicket, after he was

  • England fight for survival in a make-or-break WC battle

    Adelaide : Staring at an unexpected early exit, beleaguered England would be desperate to get their act together when they take on higher-placed Bangladesh in a do-or-die cricket World Cup Pool A league match. Having lost three of their four matches so far, England need nothing less than victories in the remaining two league games — against Bangladesh and Afghanistan — to stay in contention for the last eight stage.

  • Madonna

    Madonna’s advice for her children

    Los Angeles: Singer Madonna likes to have an “open” chat rather than being “judgmental” when it comes to talking about sex and drugs with her children.  The 56-year-old, who has four children (Lourdes, 18, Rocco, 14, David,9, and Mercy, 8), likes being an advisor rather than making rules for them, reports

  • Anil Kapoor

    Anil Kapoor sports grey hair in ‘Dil Dhadakne Do’

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor, known for his evergreen, young looks, will be playing his age and seen sporting grey hair in upcoming film ‘Dil Dhadakne Do’. The first image of Anil’s character of Mr Mehra from the Zoya Akhtar-directed film has been released and it shows the 58-year-old actor posing on a yacht wearing a stripped blue suit and rocking his grey-haired look. “Meet the super cool suave and dashing Mr Mehra #DilDhadakneDo @AnilKapoor,” producer Ritesh

  • Freddie Highmore

    Freddie Highmore wants to be the next Spider-Man

    Los Angeles: Actor Freddie Highmore says he wants to be considered to play the role of Spider-Man. Since Sony Pictures Entertainment and Marvel Studios officially announced plans to reboot the franchise, no actor has been confirmed to step in Andrew Garfield’s shoes. In an interview with IGN, Highmore who is now headlining A&E’s ‘Bates Motel’ expressed his interest to take the superhero role, reported Ace Showbiz.

  • Justin Bieber

    Justin Bieber spends spends USD 3,600 on party alcohol

    Los Angeles: Pop sensation Justin Bieber has reportedly splashed USD 3,600 on alcohol at a party.  Bieber, 21, hit a nightclub where DJ Khaled was hosting the weekly bash, reported TMZ. The ‘Baby’ hitmaker reportedly shelled out the amount to impress the women present with him at the party along with model Lira Galore.

  • Anupam Kher

    I want to keep working until I live: Anupam Kher

    Mumbai: A working birthday is the best possible treat that veteran actor Anupam Kher could provide himself.  As he turned 60 on Saturday, Anupam staged his new play “Mera Woh Matlab Nahin Tha”. Exhilarated and excited, he said: “I planned it this way. I made sure that ‘Mera Woh Matlab Nahin Tha’ was premiered on my birthday. It was the best way I could bring in my birthday. I want to keep working

  • Lady Gaga,Taylor Kinney

    Lady Gaga wants family wedding

    Los Angeles: Pop star Lady Gaga reportedly wants her wedding to be a family celebration. The 28-year-old ‘Bad Romance’ hitmaker got engaged to actor Taylor Kinney on Valentine’s Day after four years of dating. Gaga plans to serve her guests food from her parents’ Italian restaurant in New York City, Joanne Trattoria, and wants her relatives to take key roles in her big day, reported Us Weekly.  “She’s just coming up with ideas now. She’s asked her

  • Anil Ambani, Reliance Entertainment

    Anil Ambani’s Reliance Entertainment to partner Phantom Films

    New Delhi: Anil Ambani-owned Reliance Entertainment today said its film production and distribution business will partner Phantom Films, a company formed by leading directors Anurag Kashyap, Vikas Bahl, Vikramaditya Motwane and Madhu Mantena. The two will form a 50:50 joint venture to create a powerful new force in Indian cinema, Reliance Entertainment said in a statement issued here.

  • rape case

    Suffer mentally everyday: Uber rape victim on Intl Women’s Day

    New York: The 25-year-old woman executive, allegedly raped by an Uber driver in New Delhi, today said she is suffering mentally everyday and lashed out at the web-based US taxi firm for “insult to her injury”, saying it has only made cosmetic changes to its policies to operate in India. “Until women can legitimately feel safe, we cannot obtain equality… Sadly, Uber doesn’t understand this”, she said in her message on International Women’s Day

  • Satyam Fraud case

    Much-awaited verdict in Satyam fraud case likely tomorrow

    Hyderabad: A special court here is slated to pronounce tomorrow the much-awaited judgement in the multi-crore accounting fraud in erstwhile Satyam Computer Services Limited (SCSL). During the last hearing on December 23, 2014, Special Judge BVLN Chakravarthi, while citing voluminous documents of the case, had said he would pronounce the verdict on March 9.

  • Sunil Bharti Mittal

    Airtel to double 4G network by next fiscal: Sunil Bharti Mittal

    Barcelona: Flush with an investment outlay of USD 3 billion a year on networks, telecom major Bharti Airtel plans to double its 4G network by next fiscal as it gears up to take on competition, including the much-awaited foray of Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries group. “We have decided to roll out (4G). We have 20,000 base station now, in March, and we will be doing another 20,000 next year,” Bharti Airtel Chairman Sunil Bharti

  • Swine flu

    Swine flu claims 19 more lives in Rajasthan, toll climbs to 321

    Jaipur: 19 more people have succumbed to swine flu in parts of Rajasthan in the last 48 hours, raising the toll due to the H1N1 virus to 321 in the state since January one this year, an official said. Rajasthan has recorded the maximum number of deaths due to swine flu. Out of 5,949 patients tested positive for the virus, 321 people have died so far due to the dreaded disease in parts of