Free Press Journal
  • Rajnath Singh

    Rajnath Singh to review anti-naxal ops in Nagpur tomorrow

    Nagpur: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will arrive here tomorrow to undertake a review of the anti-naxal operations in the eastern Vidarbha region. Singh will review anti-naxal operations in the eastern Vidarbha region while holding a meeting at the state guest house ‘Ravi Bhawan’ here in the afternoon, Ravindra Kadam, Inspector General of Police, Nagpur Range who is also holding charge of Deputy IG anti-naxal operations (Gadchiroli), told PTI.

  • K T S Tulsi

    Each citizen in country is feeling cheated: K T S Tulsi

    New Delhi : Supreme Court advocate K T S Tulsi on Wednesday scathingly attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, accusing him of making ‘false promises’ to get back the black money which has been illegally stashed abroad, adding that each citizen is feeling cheated due to the same.

  • Rajya Sabha names 10 members for land bill committee

    New Delhi : Ten Rajya Sabha members have been named for a joint parliamentary committee on the land acquisition bill. The members are Prabhat Jha and Ram Narain Dudi of the BJP, Digvijaya Singh, Jairam Ramesh and P.L. Punia of the Congress, Ram Gopal Yadav of the Samajwadi Party, Sharad Yadav of the JD-U, Derek O’Brien of the Trinamool Congress, Rajpal Singh Saini of the BSP and Sharad Pawar of the NCP,

  • P C Chacko

    BJP ‘not sincere’ on black money issue: Congress

    New Delhi : The Congress Party on Wednesday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party of not being ‘sincere’ in getting black money illegally stashed abroad, adding that it would support the government’s efforts if steps are to be taken in that direction.

  • Rajya Sabha

    Rajya Sabha pays condolences to Nepal quake victims

    New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday paid condolences to those who died in the fresh earthquake in Nepal and parts of India on May 12. “More than 60 people lost their lives and more than 1,000 were injured when a massive earthquake with magnitude 7.3 on Richter scale hit Nepal for a second time in less than a month causing devastation and destruction,” Chairman M. Hamid Ansari said on Wednesday.

  • Earthquake, victims

    Earthquake toll touches 15 in Bihar

    Patna: The toll in Bihar following Tuesday’s massive earthquake has touched a total of 15, officials said here on Wednesday. Besides, there were reports of a number of houses in Jehanabad, Darbhanga, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Gaya, and Raxaul in East Champaran district developing cracks following the tremors, Bihar State Disaster Management Department Principal Secretary Vyas-ji told IANS. “We have confirmed the toll from concerned officials across the state. However, it may rise, if

  • Mumbai Indians

    MI seek victory in do-or-die game against KKR

    Mumbai : Their juggernaut having come to a halt against the batting might of Royal Challengers Bangalore,
    Mumbai Indians face a virtual make or break situation when they take on defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League cricket match.

  • Jammu, Srinagar, National highway

    Mughal road in Jammu & Kashmir closed after rain, landslides

    Jammu: Heavy rainfall in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday triggered landslides, forcing closure of the historic Mughal Road for vehicular traffic. “Heavy rainfall triggered landslides at Shikargah in Poonch district on the Mughal Road. Vehicles will be allowed to ply only after landslide debris are cleared along the road,” a traffic police official told IANS.

  • Derek O’Brien

    Black money issue: Derek O’Brien dubs BJP as ‘Bakwas Jumla Promises’

    New Delhi: Trinamool Congress (TMC) spokesperson Derek O’Brien on Wednesday dubbed the BJP as ‘Bakwas Jumla Promises’ and said the NDA Government needs to show some tangible action in bringing back the black money stashed in safe havens abroad.

  • Shreyas Iyer

    Ranji experience boosted my confidence for IPL: Shreyas Iyer

    Raipur : Fresh from his match-winning exploits against table-toppers Chennai Super Kings, DD opener Shreyas Iyer has said that his Ranji experience has acted as a confidence booster for him in the Indian Premier League cricket tournament.

  • Narayan Sai, Mahendra Chawla

    Narayan Sai case: Eyewitness Mahendra Chawla shot by unidentified gunman

    New Delhi : The main eye witness in the Narayan Sai case, Mahendra Chawla, was shot at on Wednesday in Panipat by an unidentified gunman. He was later admitted to a hospital and is said to be critical. On April 16, the Gujarat High Court had granted conditional bail of three weeks to Narayan Sai, son of self-proclaimed godman Asaram Bapu. Sai was accused of committing repeated sexual assaults between 2002 and 2005 on a

  • Arun Jaitley

    Rajya Sabha privileges panel to revisit report on Jaitley phone tapping

    New Delhi: The Privileges Committee of Rajya Sabha will revisit its report that had termed the unauthorised access of call data records of Arun Jaitley in 2013 as not breaching parliamentary privilege, Deputy Chairman P J Kurien announced today.

  • Rajiv Pratap Rudy

    Confident that Congress will support black money bill: Rajiv Pratap Rudy

    New Delhi : Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Wednesday said he was hopeful that the Congress would support the passing of the Black Money Bill that will be tabled in the Rajya Sabha today, the last day of the Budget Session.

  • Real Madrid

    Make or break time as Real Madrid entertain Juventus

    Madrid : Real Madrid play the most important 90 minutes of their season on Wednesday night when they entertain Juventus in the second leg of their Champions League semi-final at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium here, knowing the result will either make or break their campaign.

  • Nepal

    New Nepal quake cuts off China-Nepal highway

    Beijing : Chinese authorities are trying to reopen a section of China-Nepal highway which was blocked by 40,000 cubic meters of debris in the latest 7.3-magnitude temblor that struck Nepal. Over 120 police officers together with 18 excavators are cleaning the debris on the 13-km section between Zham Township and Zham Port in Tibet, as the segment has caved in at nine points, Liu Guorong, head of the operation, was quoted as saying by

  • Delhi daredevils

    Delhi Daredevils register six-wicket win against CSK

    Raipur : An impressive bowling display from Delhi Dardevils earned them a six-wicket victory against league leaders Chennai Super Kings in an Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter at the Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium here on Tuesday.