Free Press Journal
  • Ajay Maken

    Ajay Maken to take charge as DPCC president today

    New Delhi: Congress leader Ajay Maken will take charge as the new Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee chief. Earlier, Congress had appointed five new PCC chiefs and one regional Congress Committee President. Apart from Ajay Maken, the other new PCC chiefs are: Ashok Chavan in Maharashtra, Ghulam Ahmed Mir in Jammu and Kashmir Bharatsinh Solanki in Gujarat and Uttam Reddy in Telangana, says reports. AICC secretary Sanjay Nirupam has been appointed the chief of Mumbai

  • BJP, PDP clash over Masarat’s release result of opportunistic alliance: Ali Anwar

    New Delhi : Janata Dal (United) leader Ali Anwar on Sunday said that the clash between the BJP and PDP over the release of hard-line-faction of Hurriyat, Masarat Alam, was a result of an unholy and opportunistic alliance. “This shows what the result of an unholy and opportunistic alliance is,” he said. Earlier on Saturday, BJP workers staged a protest against the release of Hurriyat leader Mashrat Alam from prison.

  • Delhi Govt acts tough against ads of tobacco products

    New Delhi: Delhi Government has written to various tobacco companies asking them to remove advertisement boards from shops and warned them against free distribution of boards or counters having tobacco ads among vendors. “We have written to various tobacco companies asking them to remove advertisement boards from tobacco shops and other places. We have also asked them not to distribute boards or counters having tobacco advertisements as free gifts to vendors to check violations

  • Airstrikes, Pakistan, terrorist

    26 IS militants killed in Syrian airstrikes

    Damascus: At least 26 Islamic State (IS) militants were killed as a result of the Syrian airstrikes in the country’s central province of Hama, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.  The Syrian warplanes conducted airstrikes over the past two days against the IS positions in the town of Okeirbat in the eastern countryside of Hama, Xinhua reported.  The obsevatory said two of the IS militants killed were commanders, and one of

  • Barack Obama

    Barack Obama says, fight against racism in US not over

    Washington: US President Barack Obama said Saturday that the fight against racism in the US is not yet over, during a speech in Selma, Alabama on the 50th anniversary of the peaceful march of African Americans demanding the right to vote, which was the catalyst of the Voting Rights Act. “We know the march is not yet over,” the president said to the thousands of people on the Edmund Pettus Bridge where the

  • Nicolas Sarkozy

    Ex-Sarkozy aide charged in case linked to Libya funding probe

    Paris : A former French interior minister was charged with tax evasion and forgery in connection with a probe into allegations that former Libyan dictator Moamer Kadhafi helped finance Nicolas Sarkozy’s 2007 presidential election campaign. Investigators discovered a 500,000-euro (USD 540,000) transfer in Claude Gueant’s bank account during a raid in February 2013. Gueant, who was Sarkozy’s right-hand man for a decade, claimed the money was the proceeds of the sale of two 17th-century

  • Pervez Musharraf

    Pakistan needs strong government to tackle crisis: Pervez Musharraf

    Islamabad: Former president Pervez Musharraf said Pakistan needed a powerful government because the country is currently engulfed in multiple crisis, media reported.  Musharraf said that all the allegations leveled against him were baseless. “Those who wish to try me under Article 6 for impeachment should first look at themselves under the same light,” Dawn online quoted the former president as saying. Musharraf added that unfriendly powers create chaos and panic in the

  • Masarat Alam

    Another Mufti bombshell: Dreaded separatist freed

    Srinagar :  Just a week in office and the Mufti government is inflicting one blow after another on the Indian psyche. On the day of swearing-in last Sunday, he praised Pakistan for allowing polls to be held in Jammu and Kashmir. Then on Monday, he sought the remains of Afzal Guru, another sensitive issue. And now this.

  • Mufti Mohammad Sayeed meets Modi

    BJP fumes, says move will endanger coalition

    Jammu : The release of top separatist leader Masrath Alam on the orders of Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed has not gone down well with ally BJP which said it could spell “danger” to the ruling coalition while the security establishment felt there could be a major threat to peace in Jammu and Kashmir.

  • Lanka PM justifies shooting of Indian fishermen ahead of PM Modi’s visit

    Colombo :  Amid diplomatic moves to forge closer ties, the festering fishermen’s issue between India and Sri Lanka on Saturday threatened to snowball into a major row with Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe justifying his country’s navy shooting intruding Indian fishermen.

  • Kejriwal may not have last laugh

    New Delhi :  Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal used the threat of quitting as convener of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in a well-crafted strategy to throw out senior advocate Prashant Bhushan and ideologue Yogendra Yadav from its highest decision making body of Political Affairs Committee (PAC) on Wednesday, but spurt in the party volunteers” anger across the country may boomerang on him in the coming days and may even lead to a

  • All no longer well between Guv, CM

    BHOPAL : The Vyapam scam has claimed yet another casualty – that of cordial relations between the Governor and the Chief Minister of the State. And this is not kite-flying either. The fact that the Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan could not find time to greet the Governor Ram Naresh Yadav on Holi and the latter did not care to wish Happy Birthday to Chauhan on March 5 is indication enough that

  • ‘Target’ Mayank Gandhi talks of quitting

    New Delhi :  Rumblings in Aam Aadmi Party took a new turn on Saturday when AAP leader Mayank Gandhi threatened to quit, accusing a “small group of party decision-makers” in Delhi of targeting him for decrying removal of Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav from the party’s Political Affairs Committee.

  • College teachers-government logjam continues

    BHOPAL : Talks between college teachers and DHE officials failed after the latter refused to give written assurance to release the entire amount of arrears before June 30 to university and college teachers.

  • Scooter-car collide in BRTS corridor; teenage boy dead

    BHOPAL : A teenage scooter-borne boy was killed while a minor girl riding pillion sustained grievous injuries after their scooter was hit by a speeding car in BRTS corridor near Bangrasia petrol pump under Bagh Sewania police station on Saturday morning.

  • Cop suspended for ‘performing duty’ on dry day

    Ujjain : A probationary cop was suspended for executing the orders of senior authorities and performing his duties. Probationary Sub-Inspector Kamlesh Gaud was suspended by SP MS Verma on Friday. Gaud has been attached to the police lines till further investigation completes.

  • Salman Khan

    Big break for prosecution in Salman Khan case

    Mumbai :  A Mumbai sessions court on Saturday permitted the prosecution in the Salman Khan hit-and-run case to rely on the statements of his deceased bodyguard Ravindra Patil, who was a witness to the 2002 accident, and a medico who performed the autopsy on the accident victim.

  • Another suspected swine flu patient dies

    Ujjain : A 45-year-old Barnagar resident, a suspected swine flu patient under treatment at a private hospital in Indore died on Saturday.

  • Cong will form board in Zila Panchayat, claims Guddu

    Ujjain : Former Member of Parliament Premchand Guddu addressing at Holi get together of District Congress Committee (DCC) on Saturday claimed that the party with its majority of members will form Congress’s board in Zila Panchayat. Newly elected Panchayat members were felicitated at the get-together.