Free Press Journal
  • Price of power in Jammu & Kashmir

    Teething troubles in the extraordinary alliance between the two opposites in Kashmir were only to be expected. Both the BJP and the PDP, despite the common minimum programme thrashed out before they agreed to share power, have to necessarily look after their rival constituencies. Hence, the frequent irritants arising from the words and actions of the Mufti Mohammed Sayeed Government. What is particularly irksome for the BJP is that its critics seek

  • Australian media criticises Indians

    Sydney: Australian media were critical of lack of fight from Indian batsmen while praising their national team for a strong performance in their emphatic 95-run run victory to storm into the final of the World Cup. Chasing a stiff target of 329, India were all out for 233 in 46.5 overs and the media here said that the likes of captain MS Dhoni (65) and Virat Kohli (1) failed to inspire their

  • Too many boundaries can cause boredom, says Dhoni

    Sydney : Indian captain M.S. Dhoni on Thursday advocated changes in playing conditions governing one-day games, saying too many boundaries can cause boredom and the 50-over matches should not become like T20 outings.

  • Delhi name Duminy as skipper for IPL 8

    New Delhi: South African all-rounder JP Duminy will lead Delhi Daredevils in the eighth edition of the Indian Premier League cricket tournaent, starting next month. Duminy was roped in by the Daredevils last season and was the star performer for the franchise. He was recently named as South Africa’s T20 captain. “I’m grateful for the support and belief from the franchisee. It’s an absolute privilege to lead such a talented mix of

  • We have to be at our best to beat NZ: Clarke

    Sydney: Australia captain Michael Clarke on Thursday said that even though they have outclassed India in the semi-final, their task isn’t over yet as they have to be at their best to beat a spirited New Zealand side in the World Cup final on Sunday.