Free Press Journal
  • Mufti Mohammad Sayeed

    Situation in Jammu-Kashmir out of hand due to Mufti’s ‘carelessness’: Congress

    New Delhi : Congress leader P.C Chacko on Saturday claimed that the Jammu and Kashmir Government is giving extra privilege to the separatists and added that the situation in the state is going out of hand due to the ‘carelessness’ of Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed. “The government in Jammu and Kashmir is in power of the BJP. They are giving extra privilege to the separatists. The situation is going out of control

  • BJP

    BJP to hold workers’ training workshop in UP

    Lucknow: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will hold a two-day training programme for its workers in Bareilly starting Saturday, a party spokesman said. Under the ‘Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Maha Prasikshan Abhiyaan’, over two lakh workers of the state unit would be trained to expand the party base and inform people about the work done by the Narendra Modi government at the centre.

  • Shot dead

    Real estate developer shot dead

    Jamshedpur: A well-known real estate developer of the steel city was shot dead by unidentified assailants near Jubilee Park gate in Bistupur area here today, a senior police officer said.  Ramsakal Prasad along with a friend, went to the Park for morning walk when four unidentified assailants intercepted him near the park gate and shot at him, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Jacinta Kerketta said.

  • Rajnath Singh

    Home ministry meet to discuss IS threat

    New Delhi: The home ministry has convened a high-level meeting on Saturday to discuss the threat posed by the terror group IS, sources said. The meeting is expected to be attended by home secretaries and police officers of around 12 states, including Jammu and Kashmir, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka. It would discuss ways and means to deter youngsters from joining the group, the official sources told IANS. Efforts are

  • Akhilesh Yadav

    Congress questions UP CM on Lokayukta

    Lucknow: The Congress on Saturday launched a scathing attack on the Akhilesh Yadav government on the appointment of Lokayukta in Uttar Pradesh and has asked it to come clear on the controversy.  After the state government decided to keep the chief justice of Allahabad High Court out of the panel that selects the state Lokayukta and the subsequent statement by the incumbent Justice N.K. Mehrotra that he will not quit, senior Congress

  • Toll rises to 7 in road accident in Kuiya village

    Hardoi (UP): The death toll in the road accident in Kuiya village under Pihani police station today rose to seven, police said. Four persons were yesterday killed when a car driver lost control of the vehicle and it collided with a truck coming from opposite direction, police said. Among the four injured referred to Lucknow Hospital, Sunil (25), Mahi (7) and Nutan (2) succumbed to their injuries this morning, police added.

  • Manish Tewari

    Is India doing business with IS : Manish Tewari

    New Delhi: Congress leader Manish Tewari on Saturday questioned whether India was “doing business” with terror outfit Islamic State (IS) in Libya. “Happy two Indians released in Sirte LIbya pray for others. Ques- since (Foreign Minister) Sushma Swaraj claiming credit – is India doing business with IS in Libya,” tweeted the former information and broadcasting minister. “Since foreign minister seems to have direct “hotline” to IS or ISIS in Libya what happened

  • Sreesanth

    S Sreesanth-BCCI: Not a clean chit

    Kerala politicians, including Chief Minister Oomen Chandy, should desist from lobbying the BCCI for lifting the ban on S. Sreesanth for playing for the country. The failure of the Delhi Police to make a tenable criminal case against Sreesanth and two others, namely,  Ankeet Chavan and Ajit Chandila, does not tantamount to a clean chit. No. It is simply that the prosecution failed to meet the strict requirements for making out a

  • Stampede

    Four injured in UP temple stampede

    Lucknow: Four people were injured after a stampede broke out at a temple in Vrindavan in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Saturday.  The incident took place late Friday after there were rumours that the devotees could get electrocuted at the Thakur Banke Bihari temple. A district official told IANS that the barricade at Dauji Tiraha that leads to the temple broke and in the melee that followed a woman got a mild

  • Greece, debt crisis

    Greek bailout talks with auditors begin

    Athens: Senior EU-IMF auditors has held their first meetings with Greek ministers to finalise a new three-year bailout as the Athens stock market prepares to reopen after being shut down for over a month by the debt crisis. Greece’s main stock exchange in Athens will resume operations, which were halted on June 26 as the crisis-hit government imposed capital controls, on Monday, a finance ministry source told AFP.

  • ISIS

    MHA to hold meeting with 12 state DGPs over ISIS threat

    New Delhi : The Ministry of Home Affairs will be holding a meeting with 12 State DGPs on Saturday to formulate a strategy to counter the growing threat from terror outfit ISIS.

  • India-bangladesh

    India, Bangladesh exchange enclaves; settle old disputes

    New Delhi/Dhaka: 162 enclaves of India and Bangladesh were integrated with the main land with the execution of Land Border Agreement between the two countries at midnight Friday night. 51 Bangladeshi enclaves situated at Indian soil in Coochbehar District of West Bengal amalgamated with India, while 111 Indian enclaves in Bangladeshi territory integrated with the country. National flags were hoisted in all the enclaves in both sides of the border and residents of these

  • Mulayam Singh Yada

    Muslims being targeted, clerics to tell Mulayam Singh Yadav

    Lucknow: Shia clerics will meet Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav at his Delhi residence next week and tell him that members of their community were being targeted, a spokesman said on Saturday. The delegation comprising clerics from all across the country will also discuss with Yadav issues related to minority communities.

  • Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to have a baby girl

    Melbourne : Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan are soon to be parents to a baby girl. World’s largest social network’s co-founder announced his big news via a Facebook post on Friday that his physician better half was pregnant, although he didn’t reveal the due date, au reported. Zuckerberg also revealed that they had suffered three miscarriages over the last two years, acknowledging that people generally don’t want to talk about

  • APJ Abdul Kalam

    APJ Abdul Kalam an inspiration: Ban Ki-moon

    United Nations: Secretary General Ban Ki-moon paid tribute to former Indian president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam’s “inspiration” to the world on Friday during a visit to the Indian Mission in New York as a special gesture of condolence.  Ban said: “The outpouring of grief around the world is a testament of the respect and inspiration he has garnered during and after his presidency.” “The UN joins the people of India in sending our

  • MH 370 Malaysia Plane

    MH370 search: Debris piece flown to France for analysis

    London : A piece of debris which is believed to be from the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 has been flown from Reunion in the Indian Ocean to France for analysis. According to the BBC, experts said that the two-metre object, washed up on a beach, could be a moveable piece of a Boeing 777’s wing, called a flaperon. The piece, packed into a crate, is due to land at Paris’ Orly airport. Reunion is

  • Rajnath’s Hindu terror dig sparks row in LS

    New Delhi : In the Rajya Sabha, the opposition drowned the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s statement on the Gurdaspur attack in their noisy slogan shouting. Making the same statement in the Lok Sabha, Singh was heard with rapt attention. But soon after he gave an entirely different twist as he charged the previous UPA government with coining the term “Hindu terrorism” and then the house was plunged into chaos. Either way, Parliament appeared

  • Haqqani chief is also dead

    Islamabad : Jalaluddin Haqqani, head of the dreaded Haqqani network, which was behind some of the deadliest attacks against Indian interests in Afghanistan, has been dead for over a year, militant sources said on Friday, two days after the death of Taliban chief Mullah Omar was confirmed.

  • Tripura Governor tars Yakub mourners with one brush

    New Delhi : BJP’s Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy (69) on Friday stoked a controversy, dubbing all those who attended the funeral of 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon as “potential terrorists.”