Free Press Journal
  • Mamata Bnerjee

    CPI-M won’t come to power even in 3016: Mamata

    Kolkata: Slamming the Left Front over its “violent” peasants rally, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said the Marxists won’t come to power in the state for 1,000 years.

  • Vikramaditya Singh

    Modi can and needs to seal Vajpayee era-type deal with Pak:PDP

    Jammu: Expressing grave concern over rise in cases of ceasefire violation, Jammu and Kashmir PDP today said the Narendra Modi government “can and needs to” negotiate an agreement with Pakistan similar to the one done by the Atal Bihari Vajpayee-led NDA dispensation. “I remind the public and the central government that if an understanding (on the ceasefire) with Pakistan could be reached in the Vajpayee era, a similar agreement can and needs to

  • 7 must visit Gujarati – Rajasthani Thali Restaurants

    A meal to begin but rather difficult to end, those are exactly what thalis should be. Named for the vessel on which it serves with a number of small bowls. It is a  gastronomic adventure for foodies. Thalis are found all over India with a different variant. It showcases the best dishes a cuisine has to offer.

  • Nitish Kumar

    Bihar’s JD-U collects 1.5 million samples for DNA testing

    Patna: Bihar’s ruling JD-U has collected 1.5 million hair and nail samples of its party leaders, workers and supporters to send to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a DNA test, in protest against his comment questioning Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s DNA at a public rally.

  • Yusuf Mohsin Nulwalla

    Nulwalla moves SC for reduction of five year jail term

    New Delhi: Yusuf Mohsin Nulwalla, co-convict and close friend of Bollywood superstar Sanjay Dutt who is serving a five-year jail term for destroying a AK-56 rifle of the actor, today moved the Supreme Court seeking reduction of his sentence claiming that the gun was not an automatic one as held by all the courts. A bench of Justices Ranjan Gogoi and Prafulla C Pant asked senior lawyer Harish Salve, appearing for Nulwalla, to

  • Thai, Bangkok blast

    Thai police question Uighur trio over Bangkok blast

    Bangkok: Thai police today said three Uighur Muslims, among dozens detained in the kingdom for illegal entry last year, have been questioned over the deadly Bangkok bombing.

  • Congress celebrates ‘Ullas Divas’ for “getting rid” of Himanta

    Guwahati: The Congress today celebrated the day as “Ullas Divas” (happy day) for “getting rid” of Himanta Biswa Sarma, who is joining the BJP party, within a month of being named as a key accused in the Louis Berger scam. The Congress also decided to issue show-cause notices to a number of party workers and MLAs, who went to the airport to receive Sarma, who returned from New Delhi after meeting BJP President

  • Sheena Bora case: Sanjeev Khanna sent to police custody

    Mumbai, Aug 28 (PTI) Sanjeev Khanna, the former husband of Indrani Mukherjea, arrested in connection with the Sheena Bora murder case, was today remanded in Mumbai police custody till August 31 by the court of Bandra Metropolitan Magistrate. Khanna, dressed in an off-white shirt and khaki trousers, was produced in the court amid tight security with his face covered with a white cloth. The order was passed by the court on an

  • Bangladesh blogger murder case

    2 more militants arrested in Bangladesh blogger murder case

    Dhaka: Two more members of an Al-Qaeda linked Islamist militant group in Bangladesh have been arrested in connection with the killing of a secular blogger who was brutally hacked to death here in the fourth such deadly attack this year in the country that sparked global outrage.

  • Encounter the tranquil Tso Moriri

    Majestic mountains, hued hills and clear waters are a perfect combination which many of us look for, while seeking a getaway. Such gorgeous characteristics occur only in Ladakh where a natural phenomenon called ‘Tso Moriri’ exists.

  • Police hunt for Indo-Canadian man in molestation case

    Toronto: Police in Langley city have released the sketch of an Indo-Canadian man who, in an inebriated state, sexually harassed a female gas station employee, a media report said. On August 9, the suspect entered the gas station on Fraser Highway at about 8 p.m., the Langley Times newspaper reported on Thursday. “The victim was eating her lunch when the suspect touched her inappropriately from behind,” said Holly Largy, spokesperson for the

  • Subramanian Swamy

    Subramanian Swamy calls for cancelling of KPMG’s aviation adviser contract

    Washington: Complaining of conflict of interests, a senior BJP leader has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to cancel the contract to consultancy firm KPMG which is helping the government in drafting a new civil aviation policy. In a letter to the Prime Minister, senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has alleged that KPMG was “deliberately chosen” to support the case made out by the Ministry of Civil Aviation to abolish the 5/20 rule to favour some new

  • Borussia Dortmund

    Dortmund win big in Europa League play-offs

    Dortmund: German football club Borussia Dortmund came from behind to crush Norwegian outfit Odds BK 7-2 in the second leg of Europa League play-offs.

  • ibibo picks minority stake in hotel solution firm Djubo

    Mumbai: Online travel services provider ibibo Group has acquired a minority stake in cloud-based hotels solution provider Djubo. However, the financial details of the transaction was not disclosed. Post the share acquisition, ibibo Group Chief Executive Ashish Kashyap will join Djubo’s board, the company said in a statement today. Launched in February, Djubo has enabled hotels to digitise their price and inventory, as well as manage bookings from all channels including online agencies,

  • India, Germany agree to enhance tax info sharing, revise DTAA

    New Delhi: India and Germany have agreed to enhance exchange of tax-related information and revise the bilateral tax pact, the final version of which would be ready by September 2015, Finance Ministry said today. The agreement on increased cooperation for exchange of financial information came after a meeting between Revenue Secretary Shaktikanta Das and Germany State Secretary Johannes Geismann in Berlin last week.

  • Derrick Rose

    I will be proven innocent: NBA star accused of rape

    Washington: American professional basketball player Derrick Rose has said that a lawsuit accusing him of sexual misconduct is untrue. Chicago Bulls guard Rose is being sued by his ex-girlfriend, who has claimed that he and two of his friends drugged and gang raped her,reports Xinhua. “I am just focusing on staying healthy and getting ready for the season,” Rose said in a statement on Thursday. “I am not going to comment other

  • Lucas Silva

    Real Madrid midfielder Lucas Silva joins Marseille on loan

    Paris: Brazilian midfielder Lucas Silva will join Olympique Marseille for the season on loan from Real Madrid, but without a purchase option for the French football club. Marseille on Thursday announced that the deal with Real will keep Silva with the French side until June 2016, reports Efe. Negotiations lasted several days before finalising the contract that will render the 22-year-old Brazilian available to Marseille’s new coach Jose Miguel Gonzalez, a former

  • Election_Vote

    Electoral rolls of Mizo refugees caught in repatriation standoff

    Agartala/Aizawl: An 18-year-old logjam on the repatriation of a group of Mizo tribals from relief camps in Tripura has now thrown up a new challenge: whether or not their names should be included in the electoral rolls of their home state.