Free Press Journal
  • HC judge withdraws rape mediation order

    Chennai : Facing all-round criticism and disapproval of the Supreme Court, a judge of the Madras High Court, who granted bail to a rape convict to facilitate mediation with his victim, a young unwed mother, has withdrawn the order.

  • Vallabhacharya

    Vallabhacharya, founder of the Vaishnavite cult

    To Vallabhacharya, the main source of inspiration for flowering devotion and Bhakti towards Krishna was Bhagavata, writes MEERA S. SASHITAL.

  • Djoker stands between Federer and Wimby history

    London :  Roger Federer can win a record eighth Wimbledon title and become the oldest champion of the modern era today if he can find a way past Novak Djokovic.

  • Tough to get over Fed-Ex mauling, says Murray

    London :  Andy Murray admits it will be hard to recover from Roger Federer’s Wimbledon semi-final masterclass in time for Davis Cup duty next week.

  • Railway to run 60 special trains for Ganesh festival

    Mumbai : Sixty special trains will become operational during Ganesh Chaturthi festival to clear the extra rush of passengers, the bookings for which will begin from tomorrow, railway officials said on Saturday.

  • Saving lives

    Trained as health friends 350 women, mostly non-educated, from villages in Marathwada test hemoglobin, blood pressure, sugar and other basic health issues of patients in their villages and refer to doctors in need, says Varsha Torgalkar.

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov greet each other while exchanging the documents during the joint Press Statement at Aguzkhan Palace in Turkmenistan on Saturday.

    India, Turkmenistan sign 7 pacts; PM eyes gas pipeline

    Ashgabat : Batting for early implementation of the $ 10 billion TAPI gas pipeline project, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday evinced India’s interest in long-term investment in the energy sector in Turkmenistan as the two countries inked seven pacts and vowed to jointly  combat terrorism in the region.

  • Police to take final decision on Powai fire in 10 days

    Mumbai : A month has passed and Powai police continue to investigate the case wherein an First Information Report (FIR) was filed against Lake Lucerne Society after the Mumbai Fire Brigade submitted a report stating the violation of fire safety rules by the society.

  • The raw food fad

    GEHNA MEHRA says raw food fad is fast catching up in India

  • Rayudu credits Dhoni for ton

    Harare :  Pleased with his match-winning hundred in the cliff-hanger against Zimbabwe, Indian batsman Ambati Rayudu said observing MS Dhoni handle pressure has helped him learn how to control the game in tough situations.

  • MP scribe was burnt to Death: autopsy report

    Balaghat (MP) : Journalist Sandeep Kothari who had written against illegal mining was burnt to death and not set afire after he was murdered, his post-mortem report has revealed.

  • Midnight Furies

    This book vividly recreates that tragic period through personal stories and eyewitness accounts, and recounts the complex relationships between Nehru, Patel, Jinnah and Mountbatten.

  • ‘If Sena shows self-respect, snap polls possible’

    Mumbai: NCP president Sharad Pawar has dared Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray to withdraw from the BJP-led government in Maharashtra and predicted snap polls in the state if Sena ‘shows self-respect’.

  • AG appears for bar owners in Supreme Court, angers Kerala govt

    Thiruvananthapuram : The ruling Congress as well as opposition parties in Kerala have expressed resentment after Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi appeared in the Supreme Court on behalf of bar owners opposing the state’s new liquor policy.