Free Press Journal
  • Nitish Kumar

    Centre’s Myanmar comments ‘irresponsible’, ‘garrulous’: Nitish

    Darbhanga: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today termed as “irresponsible” and “garrulous” the comments by the Central government on the Army’s operation against NSCN-K camps in Myanmar. “Garrulousness about hot pursuit on a sensitive international issue is an irresponsible activity of the Union government,” Kumar told reporters at Darbhanga where he had gone to attend a marriage function of a party leader’s ward.

  • Rajyavardhan-Singh-Rathore

    Rajyavardhan Rathore meets Rajnath Singh

    New Delhi: Union Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore had a meeting with Home Minister Rajnath Singh against the backdrop of his comments over Army’s surgical strikes in Myanmar that was also dubbed by opposition parties as “boastful” and “chest thumping”.

  • Ananth Kumar BJP

    BJP appoints Ananth Kumar as Bihar polls in-charge

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah today named Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilisers Ananth Kumar as the person in-charge for the party in the upcoming Bihar assembly elections.

  • Birender Singh

    Farmers, parties can give suggestions on Land Bill: Birender Singh

    Chandigarh: Rubbishing that NDA’s Land Bill is anti-farmer, Union Minister Birender Singh today said opposition parties, any individual or farmers themselves can give suggestions regarding the bill to the government. “…farmers can give suggestions, other parties or groups can come forward and we will have no hesitation in accepting anything which is in the interests of farmers,” the Union Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj said addressing a press conference here.

  • Bangladesh flushing out NE militants from its soil

    Shillong: Following inputs provided by Border Security Force, authorities in Bangladesh have begun flushing out northeast militants hiding in that country, a senior BSF official said here today. “We have been informed of operations taking place in Bangladesh to flush out militants from their makeshift camps which the BSF had from time to time shared with the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB),” a senior BSF official told PTI.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Arun Jaitley promises additional capital for PSU banks

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today promised more capital infusion into public sector banks, saying there’s “merit” in their demand for more funds over and above what was provided in the Budget. “Banks have made a strong case for additional capital… And over the next few months, this is something the government is going to seriously look at,” Jaitley said after meeting heads of PSU banks here.

  • RTI activist Shailesh Gandhi to move SC in Ajit Pawar IT return case

    Mumbai: A day after Bombay High Court dismissed a plea filed by RTI activist Shailesh Gandhi seeking details of Income Tax Return (ITR) of senior NCP leader Ajit Pawar under the Right to Information (RTI) Act, the petitioner today said he will challenge the decision in Supreme court.

  • Sharman Joshi

    No apprehensions about bold scenes: Sharman Joshi

    Mumbai: He is aware that “Hate Story 3”, the third instalment of the Bollywood erotic thriller franchise film, will have bold scenes but Sharman Joshi isn’t apprehensive about it.

  • Usain Bolt

    Have shown I’m the best when it mattered most: Bolt

    New York: Six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt today dismissed suggestions that he is ‘afraid’ of facing in-form American Justin Gatlin, adding that he has shown he is the best when it mattered most.

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    Pirlo evaluating future at Juventus: Gianluigi Buffon

    Turin (Italy): Goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon says he does not know if Juventus teammate Andrea Pirlo will stay at the club, stating the latter could be considering a move soon.

  • Atlético de Kolkata retain Josemi, Nato for ISL-2

    Kolkata: Taking a step towards building their team for the upcoming second edition of the Indian Super League (ISL), defending champions Atlético de Kolkata today announced that they have retained foreign recruits José Miguel González Rey and Ofentse Nato.

  • Pakistan ISIS flag in Srinagar

    Flags of ISIS, Pak hoisted in Kashmir

    Srinagar:  Flags of dreaded terror group ISIS along with those of Pakistan were hoisted today in at least two places in Kashmir during protests over the killing of a separatist activist by unknown gunmen on Tuesday. A group of youth, with faces covered and carrying a black banner resembling Islamic State flag, marched from Jamia Masjid towards Nowhatta chowk soon after the Friday prayers, official sources said.

  • Maggi Ban

    Maggi ban: No relief for Nestle from Bombay HC

    Bombay: The Bombay High Court on Friday refused to grant relief to Nestle over its petition against the FSSAI’s country-wide ban on Maggi noodles.

  • Army

    Eastern Army Commander reviews security scenario in Manipur

    Kolkata: Eastern Army Commander Lt Gen M M S Rai today told troops in Manipur that attacks by insurgent groups were likely to increase and hence protective measures should be taken to fend them off, official sources said. During a visit to Manipur to review the security situation there, he complimented troops for the well-executed operation along the Myanmar border which was undertaken in the wake of the June 4 ambush by insurgents

  • Sitaram Yechury

    CPI(M) to protest against Modi govt’s policies: Sitaram Yechury

    Chandigarh: CPI(M) today announced that the party will launch a countrywide ‘Jan Andolan’ from August to March next year where party activists will take to the streets to protest against Narendra Modi-led government’s policies. “From August this year to March 23, 2016 the CPI(M) will observe the birth centenary of late Left leader Harkishen Singh Surjeet and under this, the party activists will hold a Jan Andolan in the form of several kind

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    Myanmar operation “nothing big”: CWC member

    Panaji: “There is nothing big” about the retaliatory surgical strike by elite military commandos on Myanmar soil earlier this week, Congress Working Committee member Luizinho Faleiro said here on Friday. He added that such operations were routine and the BJP was making a “mountain out of a molehill”.