Free Press Journal
  • Car bombing

    22 killed in Afghan car bombing

    Kabul: At least 22 people were killed in a suicide car bombing in Afghanistan, an official said on Sunday.  The blast took place late on Saturday in Kunduz province. “At least 19 pro-government militiamen and three civilians died when a militant struck a gathering with a car bomb in Khan Abad district late Saturday evening,” Xinhua quoted district governor Hayyatullah Amiri as saying.  A pro-government leader Abdul Qadir was among the killed,

  • Ajay Chautala

    DA case: Court asks AIIMS director to examine Ajay Chautala

    New Delhi: The director of AIIMS has been asked by a special court to get INLD leader Ajay Chautala, facing trial in a disproportionate case, examined by a team of doctors and file a report on his medical condition.

  • Mufti Mohammad

    NPP pulls up Mufti Government, calls for President’s rule in J-K

    New Delhi : National Panthers Party (NPP) chief Bhim Singh on Sunday accused the Mufti Mohammad Sayeed-led Jammu and Kashmir Government of helping the infiltrators and terrorists, saying the only way to get rid of the prevailing situation would be to impose Governor’s rule in the state.

  • Modi, Nitish

    Narendra Modi leads ‘Union Twitter Government’, taunts Nitish Kumar

    New Delhi : Taking a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday said the former’s dispensation can be truly called a ‘Union Twitter Government’ that listens, acts and responds only on the social networking site.

  • Soldiers killed, LOC

    Soldier killed in gunfight on LoC

    Srinagar: A soldier was killed and three others were injured in a gunbattle on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district, an official said on Saturday. “A soldier was killed and three others were injured in a gunfight near the LoC in Tangdhar area,” a defence spokesman told IANS here.

  • Nitish Kumar

    Bihar Governor appointment: Tradition of holding discussions wasn’t followed : Nitish Kumar

    New Delhi: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday said the tradition of holding discussions was not followed as far as the appointment of the Governor of the state is concerned. “As per the tradition, the Union Home Minister holds discussion with Chief Minister and informs him, I just said no discussions were held with me. I didn’t comment on any individual, just said the tradition of holding discussions or at least informing

  • Ceasefire, Pakistan

    Pakistan again violates ceasefire

    Jammu: After a day-long lull, Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire by resorting to heavy firing and mortar shelling on forward Indian posts along the LoC in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.  This is the first time that Pakistani troops fired 120 mm mortar shells. Pakistani troops resorted to firing from automatic weapons and mortar shells on forward post in Mandi-Sabzaiyan sector in Poonch from 2330 hrs to 0430 hrs, a Defence Spokesman said.

  • Misbah-ul-Haq

    ‘Playing cricket with India should not be linked to politics’

    Karachi: Pakistan’s Test captain, Misbah-ul-Haq has stressed on the need for Pakistan and India to revive their bilateral cricket ties this year and said it should not depend on the political relations between the two neighbouring nations.

  • Mahmood Farooqui

    Rape case against Mahmood Farooqui sent to sessions court

    New Delhi: The proceedings in a case involving “Peepli Live” co-director Mahmood Farooqui, who has been named in a charge sheet for allegedly raping an American research scholar at his residence here, will now be conducted by a sessions court.

  • Violence, Afghanistan

    400 Victims of violence in Afghanistan over last 2 days

    Kabul: Violence in Afghanistan has left more than 400 victims between the dead and wounded over the last two days, particularly in Kabul and among civilians, with the bloodiest attacks since the Taliban leader Mullah Omar died.

  • PM soothes concerns on Naga accord

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday promised to consult North Eastern states in finalisation of the details of the peace accord signed with NSCN(IM) last week, Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh said here on Saturday amid a controversy over the issue.

  • ‘Ashes’ return where they belong!

    For an ‘Ashes’ series, the weather was cricket-friendly. Trent Bridge was bathed in sunshine on Saturday morning, the ball moved about and England finished off an undone job, three more wickets before lunch, a wholesome innings victory and winning back the ”Ashes”. The cricket was over in about an hour. But there was much to watch and rejoice and learn. With one more Test remaining, England regained the ”Ashes” 3-1, much to

  • rape

    Woman Molested In Moving Train

    WR to probe absence of police guard in ladies bogie of Churchgate-bound train.

  • Parliament-India

    BJP ‘hijacks’ plea to revive Parliament

    Get signatures from celebrities, BJP directs party cadres; Signing the online petition is part of a larger campaign by the govt of getting crucial reform bills passed in the monsoon session .

  • Nitish Kumar

    Poll-bound Bihar gets new Governor, Nitish irked

    New Delhi : The bitterness between warring alliances in Bihar politics rose higher on Saturday with the appointment of Ram Nath Kovind as the new Governor of the state. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar fumed that he was not ”consulted” on the matter and that he only learnt about the appointment from the media. Later, his party JD(U) issued a terse statement saying the appointment was against the Sarkaria Commission recommendations and besides violated