Free Press Journal
  • Jose Mourinho, Chelsea

    Jose Mourinho takes swipe at Wenger after defensive jibe

    London: Jose Mourinho ramped up his long-running war of words with Arsene Wenger as the Chelsea manager hit back at criticism from his Arsenal counterpart. Mourinho and Wenger have engaged in numerous verbal jousts during their time as Premier League rivals and there is no sign of any thaw in their frosty relationship ahead of their latest meeting at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday.

  • Kei Nishikori

    Kei Nishikori, Ferrer sail into Barcelona semifinals

    London: Defending champion Kei Nishikori produced a resilient performance to progress to the Barcelona Open semifinal with a three-set win over his Spanish opponent Roberto Bautista Agut on Friday. The world number five fought back stoutly to recover after losing the second set and subsequently beat Bautista Agut 6-2, 3-6, 6-1, the BBC reported. With the win, Nishikori will next face Martin Klizan after the Slovak trounced Spaniard Tommy Robredo 7-6 (7-5) 6-4. David Ferrer,

  • Rajasthan Royals

    We were 40 runs short: Rajasthan Royals coach on defeat

    Ahmedabad: After being defeated by the Royal Challengers Bangalore in a one-sided game, Rajasthan Royals coach Paddy Upton today said his team was 30 runs short, as 170 on board could have been a good total against the rival team. “Our top order could not do well, some more runs on board could do better. A total of 170 or some 30 to 40 runs on board could have been a good total and

  • Bengal Violence, Voting

    Sporadic violence during Bengal civic polls, one dead

    Kolkata: One person was shot dead and another received bullet injuries in West Bengal during polling for 91 civic bodies on Saturday. The voter turnout in the first three hours was over 20 percent, an official said.  While one person – Indrajit Singh – said to be a Trinamool Congress activist, was shot dead at Katwa in Burdwan, another suffered bullet injuries in North 24 Parganas district.

  • Akhilesh Yadav

    BJP trashes Akhilesh yadav’s pro-farmer claims

    Lucknow: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday lashed out at the Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party (SP) government in Uttar Pradesh for trying to fool the state’s people through a “false propaganda machinery”.

  • Right to Information

    Arvind Kejriwal visits RTI activist Chetan Sharma in hospital

    New Delhi : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday visited Right to Information (RTI) activist Chetan Sharma after the latter was shot at by unknown assailants in the national capital. Sharma is currently recuperating at the Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital after a bullet grazed his arm. Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator Somnath Bharti, who accompanied Kejriwal to the hospital, said the AAP government has requested the police to nab the culprits at the

  • Bruce Jenner

    Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner reveals he is a transgender

    New Delhi:  A day after Rajya Sabha created history by passing a private member’s bill on transgender rights, Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner has come out of the closet to reveal his ‘true woman self.’

  • Masarat Alam

    Shutdown in Valley over Masarat Alam’s detention

    Srinagar : Separatist leaders in Jammu and Kashmir called for a shutdown in the Valley to protest against the detention of Hurriyat leader Masarat Alam under the Public Safety Act on Saturday. Following a case registered in the Budgam Police Station in connection with ‘provocative actions’ during a rally in Srinagar last week, Alam had been arrested by the state police on April 17. Convicted for organizing anti-India protests which resulted in the death of

  • Barack Obama

    Barack Obama rallies intelligence staff after botched strike

    Washington: A day after revealing that the United States killed two Western hostages in a botched operation against Al-Qaeda, a mournful President Barack Obama assembled intelligence staff to pay tribute to their work and patriotism.

  • Prostitution trap that went awry

    Mumbai :  A day after it was revealed that a small time Mumbai-based model and call girl was allegedly subjected to rape and extortion by two officers and a constable attached with the Sakinaka police station, the eight arrested accused were remanded to police custody until April 29. While the 28-year-old victim in her complaint had named seven people, another arrest in connection with the case was made later by the police.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Arvind Kejriwal Apology falls flat

    New Delhi/Jaipur :  Keen to allay misgivings that the suicide at Jantar Mantar was a stunt staged by the AAP that went horribly wrong, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has apologised for continuing with his speech even after the suicide.

  • Rape

    Cops argued for hours after 5-yr-old’s rape

    Mumbai :  The Mumbai Police Headquarters has ordered the suspension of two police officials attached with the Antop Hill and Wadala TT police stations for handling the rape case of a five-year-old girl in an ‘irresponsible and insensitive’ manner while squabbling over jurisdictional duties.

  • GST Taxes

    Key Goods and Service Tax reform also runs into Opposition roadblock

    New Delhi : The Modi Sarkar opened another front for confrontation with the opposition parties as union finance minister Arun Jaitley determinedly moved the long pending Goods and Services Tax constitutional amendment for consideration in the Lok Sabha after a bitter bout of resistance from opposition as well as some of the pro-NDA parties.

  • HC accepts SIT report declaring Digvijay ‘evidence’ forged

    BHOPAL : Friday brought good cheer for Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan, with the Special Investigation Team (SIT) supervising the Vyapam probe, telling the Jabalpur High Court that the “evidences” submitted by AICC general secretary Digvijay Singh to it and by “whistle-blower” Prashant Pandey to Delhi High Court, implicating Chauhan in the scam, were “forged”.

  • SIT seeks action against cops for involving Pandey in probe

    BHOPAL : The Special Investigation Team (SIT), in its report submitted to MP High Court, has sought action on the officers of Special Task Force (STF) and Indore police. SIT. In its report, STF has admitted that it took help from Computer Engineer Prashant Pandey for retrieving the data from seized hard disks. The report also mentions that Indore police crime branch too took help from Pandey. According to SIT, Pandey was

  • Indian family goes missing in Pakistan

    Islamabad/Chandigarh :  Pakistani authorities are trying to trace an Indian family, including two minor children, which went missing in Pakistan earlier this month. The government of India has taken up the matter with Pakistan, Punjab Police sources said on Friday.

  • Pravir Krishn loses Health, replaced by Gauri Singh

    BHOPAL : The State government, on Friday, transferred senior IAS officers, changing the posting of PS, health and family welfare Pravir Krishn and PS, urban development and environment SN Mishra

  • Confronted by daughter, AAP leader breaks down

    New Delhi :  Aam Aadmi Party leader Ashutosh broke down on national television when deceased farmer Gajendra Singh’s daughter posed questions to him about her father’s death at a rally which the AAP had organised.