Free Press Journal
  • Manipur

    NSCN-K militant involved in Manipur ambush arrested 

    Guwahati/New Delhi: The NIA on Monday said it has arrested a self-styled regional commander of Naga militant outfit NSCN-K who masterminded the June 4 ambush on an Indian Army convoy in Manipur.

  • Suresh Prabhu

    Draft plan for Mumbai Urban Transport Project-4

    Mumbai: In a significant development, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Monday asked his ministry officials to prepare a draft plan for Mumbai Urban Transport Project 4.

  • 30 injured in Ghaziabad communal violence

    Ghaziabad: Around 30 people, including three policemen, were injured as Hindu and Muslim mobs clashed here in Ghaziabad over the use of loudspeakers, police said on Monday.

  • Francisco Pacheco

    EDC moves court to attach former Mickkey Pacheco’s assets

    Panaji: The Goa government run Economic Development Corporation (EDC) has moved the court to attach assets of former Goa rural development minister Francisco Mickkey Pacheco, who is currently in jail for slapping a government servant.

  • Pappu Yadav

    Lalu is “Kansh”, I am descendant of Lord Krishna: Pappu Yadav

    Patna: Expelled RJD leader Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav today hit back at Lalu Prasad for calling him “Mir Jafar and Jai Chand” and said his former mentor acted like “Duryodhan” and “Kansh” for the Yadav caste.

  • Vijender Singh

    Vijender turns professional; ends amateur career

    London: Olympic bronze-medallist Vijender Singh, the country’s most celebrated boxer, today bid adieu to his amateur career by turning professional, ruling himself out of next year’s Olympics as he no longer remains eligible to represent India.

  • Babulal Gaur

    Vyapam deaths natural, says Babul Gaur, rejects probe demand

    Bhopal/New Delhi: “Death is a natural occurrence. One who has been born will die,” Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Babulal Gaur said today, rejecting demands for a probe into the death of two accused in the MPPEB scam yesterday.

  • Perez ready for high-speed track of British GP

    London: Force India’s Formula 1 driver Sergio Perez on Monday said the fast and flowing corners of the Silverstone track of the British Grand Prix, will make the race a great fun.

  • top ramen noodles

    After Maggi, Top Ramen withdrawn from Indian market

    New Delhi: After Maggi controversy, Indo Nissin today announced withdrawal of its instant noodles brand ‘Top Ramen’ from the Indian market on orders from central food safety regulator FSSAI. Earlier this month, Nestle had to recall Maggi noodles, while Hindustan Unilever also withdrew its Knorr instant noodles brand over safety and regulatory issues.

  • BCCI gives ‘clean chit’ to three accused CSK cricketers

    Dubai: The ICC had found no evidence against the three international cricketers who have been accused of accepting bribes by former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi and had closed the matter after a thorough investigation. The game’s governing body had yesterday hinted that it had found no evidence against the three cricketers, when in a statement it said, “…The ACSU handled that information in accordance with its standard operating procedures, which included sharing it

  • Parkash Singh Badal

    Punjab Congress challenges Badal to refute data on drug addicts

    Chandigarh: Punjab Congress today challenged Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal to refute the data on drug addicts provided by his own government through RTI and alleged that the “figures reinforce the charge that Badals distribute drugs during elections.” The party put into public domain the data on drug menace in Punjab since 2007. According to the latest information provided by the state government, 6,22,381 patients have approached de-addiction centres, a release by the

  • BJP

    BJP women’s wing protests at Congress headquarters

    New Delhi: The BJP’s women’s wing staged massive protest outside Congress headquarters against Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad ridiculing Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioning ‘Raksha Bandhan’ in his ‘Mann Ki Baat’ radio programme.

  • Lalit Modi

    Lalit Modi targets N Srinivasan

    New Delhi: Tainted former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi today accused his bete noire and current ICC chairman N Srinivasan of “shielding” the three players who are from Chennai Super Kings in the wake of his allegation that they were bribed by a business tycoon.

  • mehbooba mufti

    Congress leader’s son Irshad Kar joins PDP

    Srinagar: Irshad Kar, son of late Congress stalwart in Jammu and Kashmir Ghulam Rasool Kar, today joined the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) here. A prominent political leader and social activist from North Kashmir’s Sopore township, Kar joined PDP at theresidence of the party president Mehbooba Mufti here, a PDP spokesman said. Kar said that it was his desire to use his family influence and personal potential for positive change in Sopore and

  • Vyapam scam

    Vyapam scam: K T S Tulsi demands impartial probe

    Nainital: Supreme Court advocate K T S Tulsi on Monday alleged that the rising number of deaths associated with the Vyapam scam is an attempt to save Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and demanded that an impartial probe should be conducted to get to the truth of the matter.

  • football

    Goa provisionally selected to host FIFA U-17 World Cup matches

    Panaji: Goa would be one of the six centres in the country that are provisionally selected to host forthcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 matches. There will be four training grounds and one main stadium where the matches would be held,” Javier Ceppi, Tournament Director, local organisation committee (LOC) FIFA U-17 World Cup told reporters today.

  • Protests against Exam results

    Over 400 DU final-year students fail Sociology exam

    New Delhi: At least 410 students of Delhi University colleges have failed in Sociology examination triggering protests by them alleging error in evaluation. While 250 out of 260 students of Shivaji college have failed the examination, 102 out of 120 Political (Hons)students at Laxmi Bai college, 38 out of 50 at Janki Devi Memorial college and 20 out of 25 at Keshav Mahavidyalya have also failed to clear the exam.

  • VASUNDHARA-RAJE

    Dholpur Palace row: Congress’s allegation are ‘baseless’: BJP

    Jaipur: Dismissing senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh’s charges against Vasundhara Raje, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday challenged the former to prove his “baseless” allegations against the Rajasthan Chief Minister.