Free Press Journal
  • Dawood Ibrahim

    Dawood Ibrahim in Pakistan; will do everything to bring him to justice

    New Delhi: Under attack over its statement in Parliament that it was not aware about Dawood Ibrahim’s whereabouts, the government today asserted that the Mumbai blast mastermind is in Pakistan and it will do everything to bring him to justice. “Whether we have to pursue Pakistan or pressurise it, we will not rest till Dawood Ibrahim is brought back,” Home Minister Rajnath Singh said in Lok Sabha and averred that India has maintained pressure

  • O Panneerselvam

    Tamil Nadu chief minister O. Panneerselvam may resign soon

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam is expected to resign soon and Jayalalithaa may be sworn-in before May 20, a source in the AIADMK said on Monday.  Once Jayalalithaa is sworn-in, she has to get elected to the assembly within six months in a by-poll.  Instead of a by-poll, she may opt for a snap elections to the assembly to beat the opposition.  A special bench of the Karnataka High Court

  • Bus Accident

    15 dead, 20 injured as bus falls into gorge in Udhampur

    Udhampur (J-K): Fifteen people died and 20 others were injured, six of them critically, when a bus they were travelling in rolled down into a deep gorge in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir today. The passenger bus, which was on its way to Udhampur from Latti belt, skidded off the road and rolled down into the gorge in Maroti belt in the district, officials said.

  • J Jayalalithaa

    Comeback queen Jayalalithaa reigns supreme after acquittal

    Chennai: In a dramatic turn of events, AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa today wriggled herself out of the legal vortex she was caught in and has got the decks cleared for her return to the chief minister’s post she had lost eight months ago.

  • Girls bag top three positions in PSEB Class XII exams

    Mohali: Girls bagged the top three positions in the merit list of Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) Class XII annual exam, the result of which was declared here today.

  • Nitin Gadkari

    No wrong-doing by me: says Nitin Gadkari; Congress seeks his resignation

    New Delhi: With Congress baying for his blood, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari today broke his silence on the CAG report on irregularities in loan extended to his family-linked Purti Group, saying the government auditor has nowhere named him as a wrong-doer and there was no charge of corruption or misappropriation.

  • Lashkar-e-Taiba

    LeT operative arrested by Delhi Police

    New Delhi: Delhi Police Special Cell arrested a Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operative from Uttar Pradesh, officials said on Monday. “He has worked for Indian Mujahideen (IM) and is wanted in several terrorist cases,” Special Commissioner of Police (Special Cell) S.N. Srivastava told IANS.  The alleged terrorist, identified as Irfan, 50, was arrested last week from Bahraich district in Uttar Pradesh, officials said.

  • Celebrations, Jayalalithaa

    Celebrations outside Jayalalithaa’s residence

    Chennai: Celebrations broke outside AIADMK general secretary and former chief minister J. Jayalalithaa’s residence when the news of her acquittal in the disproportionate assets case by the Karnataka High Court on Monday reached here. Party cadres jumped in joy and burst crackers. They chanted “Long Live Amma” and distributed sweets.  Some smashed coconuts on the ground, as an auspicious sign. AIADMK cadres had assembled outside Jayalalithaa’s residence since morning here and were waiting

  • Fishes found poisoned in Panganodi in Jalpaiguri

    Jalpaiguri : Fishes were found poisoned in the Panganodi river near Jalpaiguri town since the last four days. Fisheries department Jalpaiguri incharge Partha Sarathi Das said today that cause for the fishes found floating was being investigated and samples sent for examination. SDO Jalpaiguri Sima Halder said preventive measures have been taken so that the dead fishes consumed by the local people do not cause harm. It is suspected that the pesticide used by the nearby tea gardens could have

  • From the Editor's desk

    British Polls: Britons vote for stability

    The  return of Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservative Party in last week’s poll in the UK has taken everyone by surprise. Most opinion polls had predicted a hung House of Commons.  Maybe the key factor that swung things in favour of the Tories was the voter aversion against a coalition government. That may well explain the near eclipse of the Liberal Democrats who had partnered the Tories in the outgoing Cameron government. The Labour

  • Jayalalithaa

    High Court acquits Jayalalithaa in disproportionate assets case

    Bengaluru: Jayalalithaa was today acquitted by the Karnataka High Court in the disproportionate assets case that came as a huge relief to the AIADMK chief that will enable her stage a political comeback and return to the Chief Minister’s post.

  • Body of missing man found in pond

    Muzaffarnagar: A 27-year-old man, who went missing last week, was found dead under Adarsh Mandi police station area in Shamli district.

  • Dalai Lama

    Dalai Lama imparts ‘Tantra’ lessons at Dharamshala

    Dharamsala: Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, has commenced his four-day-long ‘Tantric’ teaching session at a monastery in Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh. Thousands of Tibetans, including monks and foreigners, flocked to the Gyuto Monastery to attend the session. The first day commenced with preliminary teachings. During the next three days, the Dalai Lama is expected to impart the highest ‘Tantric’ teachings.

  • Bayern Munich

    Bayern need Munich miracle to deny Barcelona

    Munich: Pep Guardiola has promised embattled Bayern Munich will put up a fight in tomorrow’s Champions League semi-final, second-leg, in their near-impossible bid to deny Barcelona an eighth final appearance.

  • Prashant Bhushan

    Prashant Bhushan terms Arvind Kejriwal’s diktat against press as ‘shocking’

    New Delhi : Former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and senior advocate Prashant Bhushan on Monday termed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s diktat against the press as ‘shocking’, saying that it reflected hypocrisy and double standards on the part of the state government.

  • IIT students developing underwater robots

    Kolkata: Students at IIT Kharagpur are working on an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (UAV), which is more intelligent than drones and can perform assigned tasks under water like searching for debris of a flight crashed in the sea.