Free Press Journal
  • No surgery for Costa, says Chelsea manager Mourinho

    London: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes there will be no need of surgery for Spanish forward Diego Costa who is suffering from a hamstring problem. “I don’t believe we’ll ever go in the surgery direction,” Mourinho was quoted as saying by Xinhua on Friday.

  • Saina loses in Malaysia Open semis 

    Kuala Lumpu: World No.1 shuttler Saina Nehwal went down in her women’s singles semi-final to reigning Olympic champion Li Xuerui at the $500,000 Malaysia Open Superseries Premier here on Saturday.

  • 2 women thrashed inside police station; 4 policemen suspended

    New Delhi: Two women were allegedly beaten up by a sub-inspector inside the Rohini south police station, following which four police personnel were today suspended. The women, in their complaint, had alleged that the sub-inspector thrashed them inside the police station yesterday, forcing them to confess in a case of robbery. Four police personnel, including the sub-inspector who had allegedly beaten the two women, were today suspended, Delhi Police spokesperson Rajan Bhagat told

  • Nitish Kumar

    Nitish slams Amit Shah’s Jungle Raj 2 barb, asks to explanation 2002 riots

    Patna: Launching a scathing attack on the BJP for its “jungle raj 2” barb, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today asked “what were the 2002 Gujarat riots?” “Godhra ka 2002 ka danga kya tha iska jawab de (They should answer what were the 2002 communal riots at Godhra in Gujarat)?” Kumar told reporters in a strong retort to BJP President Amit Shah over his “jungle raj 2” remarks at BJP National Executive meeting

  • Mufti Mohammad Sayeed

    PDP announces new team of office bearers

    Srinagar: Ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Jammu and Kashmir today announced a list of new officer bearers, including three general secretaries, first since forming coalition government with BJP last month. “J&K Peoples Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti has nominated Nizamudin Bhat, Daman Bhasin and Mehboob Iqbal as General Secretaries of the party,” a spokesman of the party said. Besides naming for the posts of general secretaries, party also nominated Raja Aijaz Ali

  • Akhilesh Yadav

    Police stn in-charge responsible for hidden cameras: Akhilesh

    Lucknow: With a hidden camera spotted in a trial room of a garment store in Goa, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today said police station in-charge will be held responsible if such devices are found in malls or show rooms in the state. Terming such incidents a blot on the society, the CM said the police station in-charge of the area will be considered responsible for preventing such incidents and strict action

  • Francisco Pacheco

    Goa Guv accepts Pacheco’s resignation

    Panaji: Goa Governor Mridula Sinha today accepted the resignation of convicted minister Francisco Pacheco, a day after he quit from the state cabinet. “Governor has informed the chief minister’s office that Pacheco’s resignation has been accepted. We had forwarded his resignation to Raj Bhavan yesterday,” said a senior officer attached to CMO.

  • Prashant Bhushan

    Prashant Bhushan accuses Kejriwal of breach of trust, Kiran Bedi backs him

    New Delhi: Former IPS officer and BJP leader Kiran Bedi on Saturday backed rebel AAP leader Prashant Bhushan for accusing Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of turning the party into a high command-oriented outfit and betraying the trust of lakhs of supporters.

  • ‘AAP known for its internal rift not governance’: Atul Anjan

    New Delhi: With the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) completing 49 days of its second innings in power, Communist Party of India leader Atul Anjan on Saturday said the party is only known for its internal rifts and not for their governance.

  • Saeed Ajmal

    Senanayake to replace Saeed Ajmal at Worcestershire

    Colombo: Sri Lankan off-spinner Sachithra Senanayake has signed up with English cricket county team Worcestershire, replacing Pakistan’s Saeed Ajmal for the upcoming season. “With Saeed Ajmal’s situation it is always difficult with so much international cricket being played around the world. But we are very happy with Senanayake, a proven international player,” Worcestershire’s Director of Cricket Steve Rhodes said in a statement referring to Ajmal’s international comeback after being suspended for a suspect

  • Dust Storm

    Dust storm kills 14 in Uttar Pradesh

    Lucknow: The severe dust storm that hit many parts of Uttar Pradesh on Friday has left behind a trail of devastation and death and officials on Saturday confirmed death of more than 14 people. Besides, over two dozen people were injured in the storm, the officials said.

  • Landslides

    Jammu-Srinagar highway shut for fourth day

    Jammu: The strategic Jammu-Srinagar national highway remained closed for traffic on Saturday for the fourth consecutive day due to landslides. “We are clearing the landslide debris at Magarkoot and near the Battery Cheshma in Ramban district. The road is likely to be opened for vehicular traffic later today (Saturday),” a senior traffic department official told IANS in Jammu.

  • Fake woman IAS in Uttarakhand arrested

    Dehradun: The woman who resided in the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Administrative Academy, Mussoorie for over six months on a fake IAS card has been arrested, an official said on Saturday.

  • police firing

    Telangana: Policeman killed in gunfight

    Hyderabad: Two gangsters and a police constable were killed in a gunfight in Telangana’s Nalgonda district on Saturday, police said. Two police officers were also injured in the gun battle which occurred near Janakipur village in Mothkur mandal of Nalgonda district, about 175 km from here.

  • Yemen crisis: 130 Keralites lands safely to their homes

    Kochi: One hundred thirty Keralities, including four children, were among the 330 Indians who arrived on an Air India flight in Kochi early this morning. The flight landed at 12.30 a.m. and by 1.30 a.m., all the Keralities were out of the airport, R.S. Kannan, CEO of Roots-Norka, a state-owned body that looks after the welfare of Kerala diaspora, told IANS.

  • Smriti Irani

    Smriti Irani on to peeping Toms in chic fashion store

    Candolim :  Even as the BJP conclave was on at Bengaluru, TV channels were glued to happenings in a fashion boutique in Goa. The instant provocation for the change in trajectory was an alleged case of voyeurism in the well-known Fabindia store, known for its ethnic and chic wear. The main protagonist in the drama was Smriti Irani, who was recently dropped from the national party executive by Amit Shah with whom