Free Press Journal
  • Yogendra Yadav

    Yogendra Yadav, others released: Delhi Police to HC

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Tuesday informed the Delhi High Court that 83 people, including former AAP leader Yogendra Yadav, who were allegedly detained “illegally” have been released.

  • Arun Jaitley

    ‘Congress can’t see someone outside Gandhi family can run nation’

    New Delhi: In an oblique reference to the mother-son duo who form the top leadership of the Congress, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said the party’s “two leaders” are unable to accept anyone from outside the ‘Gandhi family’ running the nation.

  • Amit Mishra, Ajit Agarkar

    Prefer Amit Mishra over Harbhajan because of variety: Ajit Agarkar

    Mumbai: Former India bowler Ajit Agarkar on Tuesday said he would pick leg-spinner Amit Mishra as the second spinner alongside Ravichandran Ashwin and not Harbhajan Singh for the first Test against Sri Lanka starting on Wednesday because of his variety in bowling.

  • Experience the cultural fusion at Pondicherry

    If you have been longing for a getaway seeking peace and serenity you can’t miss the peaceful land of Pondicherry. The old European style culture, the artistic look of the town and people all across the world settled in harmony is what makes Pondicherry a place to discover and experience. It turns out to be one of the best tourist destinations in Tamil Nadu.

  • Mohammed Naved Yakub

    NIA chief to quiz captured Pak militant Naved Yakub

    Jammu: NIA chief Sharad Kumar will personally interrogate LeT’s Pakistani militant Mohammed Naved Yakub, captured after Wednesday’s attack on a BSF convoy, who was today remanded in the custody of the anti-terror agency by a Jammu court.

  • Digambar Kamat

    Louis Berger case: Witness claims of bribe paid to Kamat

    Panaji: In what could spell trouble for former Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat in Louis Berger pay off scam, a former official, now under arrest, has claimed before a court that he was a witness to bribe being given to him. A Wachasunder, former director of JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency) water project in Goa, told Judicial Magistrate B P Deshpande on Monday that “he was witness to the payment of bribe money

  • Prakash Nanjappa

    Nanjappa wins India’s sixth shooting quota for Rio Olympics

    New Delhi: India’s Prakash Nanjappa has earned a quota place for the 2016 Rio Olympics after finishing eighth in the finals of 50-metre men’s pistol event at the ISSF World Cup in Gabala, Azerbaijan.

  • Yogendra Yadav

    Kejriwal seeks Rajanth Singh’s intervention in Yadav arrest

    New Delhi: Terming the police action against Yogendra Yadav as “barbaric”, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today came out in support of the ex-AAP leader, and sought Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s intervention in the matter. Kejriwal’s backing for Yadav comes despite a bitter public falling out with him four months ago leading to the latter’s ouster from the Aam Aadmi Party.

  • Police launch search ops in Rajouri after man goes missing

    Jammu: A massive cordon and search operation was today launched by the police and security forces after a man went missing in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir. “Search operation has been launched by the police in Kalakote belt after a man went missing there. Operation is going on,” Deputy Commissioner Rajouri, Deepti Uppal told PTI.

  • rape

    Magisterial enquiry ordered into alleged gangrape in Kokrajhar

    Guwahati: A magisterial enquiry has been ordered into the alleged gangrape of an eight-month pregnant woman by two Army personnel in Kokrajhar district and said “strict action” will follow to punish the culprits, Assam government today said.

  • parrikar

    India inked 18 defence deals with foreign vendors in 2014-15

    New Delhi: India has inked 18 defence deals with different countries in the last one year, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Tuesday. In a written reply, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said the foreign vendors were from the US, Russia, Israel, Germany, France and Britain.

  • Nitish Kumar

    Nitish aide, senior minister blackmailing media: Modi

    Patna: Firing a fresh salvo against Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, the BJP today alleged that his key aide Prashant Kishor and senior minister Vijay Kumar Chaudhary were blackmailing and intimidating the media to give the JD-U publicity in the run-up to Assembly poll by threatening to stop advertisement.

  • Growing tendency to convert civil cases to criminal: Court

    New Delhi: There is a growing tendency among litigants to give civil cases the colour and complexion of criminal cases in the likelihood of imminent settlement, a Delhi court has said while refusing to proceed in a complaint case.

  • prakash javdekar

    347 flora, 242 fauna species discovered in 2013-14

    New Delhi: 347 species of flora and 424 of fauna, including two reptiles have been discovered in the country in 2013-2014, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar informed Lok Sabha today. “As per the studies conducted by scientists and taxonomists of Botanical Survey of India (BSI) and Zoological Survey of India (ZSI), 347 plant species and 424 animal species have been discovered in the year 2013 and 2014.

  • Ambika Soni

    HC bench recuses itself from hearing MPs plea against eviction

    New Delhi: A two-judge bench of Delhi High Court today recused itself from hearing appeals by Congress MPs Kumari Selja and Ambika Soni against an earlier order by a single judge that they were not entitled to accommodation in type-VIII bungalows.

  • Leander Paes-Andy Murray

    Leander Paes-Andy Murray advance in Montreal tennis

    Montreal: The new tennis combination of Leander Paes and Andy Murray took less than an hour to advance to the second round of men’s doubles in the $3.5 million Canada Open here. Paes and Murray defeated the South African-French pair of Kevin Anderson and Jeremy Chardy 6-3, 6-1 on the outdoor hard courts of Uniprix Stadium on Monday. It was an easy outing for the Indo-Scottish pair who broke Anderson and Chardy

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    No privatisation of water distribution: Arvind Kejriwal

    New Delhi: Water supply network will not be privatised in Delhi after the experience in power sector, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said. He announced implementation of rain water harvesting techniques on a large scale by next year to deal with the city’s water crisis, apart from starting of recycling facilities in several areas.

  • Sensex down

    Sensex provisionally closes 235 points down 

    Mumbai: Revaluation of Chinese yuan coupled with the upcoming key economic data points subdued investor sentiments on Tuesday leading to a barometer index of the Indian equity markets closing over 235 points down provisionally.