Free Press Journal
  • CBI must probe Raje and her son: Jitendra Singh

    Jaipur  : Former Union minister Jitendra Singh on Sunday demanded a CBI probe into the allegations of corruption against Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and her son Dushyant Singh. The demand has come a day after former chief minister Ashok Gehlot and several other Congress leaders were booked in ambulance scam.

  • Trump attacks Hillary’s Indian-American aide

    Donald Trump has spent the summer saying offensive things about women, but there is no place for patently false, personal attacks towards a staff member, says Clinton office (more…)

  • Rebekah Brooks may rejoin Murdoch empire

    London : Media mogul Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp is believed to be in talks with former ‘News of the World’ editor Rebekah Brooks for her return as chief of its UK division four years after she had quit amid the phone-hacking scandal, a newspaper reported.    Brooks had quit as chief executive in 2011 at the height of the scandal involving the hacking of phone voice mails by journalists though she was

  • Govt criticised for disallowing seminar on Shivaji’s history

    Mumbai: Leader of opposition in Legislative Council and NCP leader Dhananjay Munde on Saturday hit out at the State government for denying permission to a seminar on the historical writing on King Shivaji in the neighbouring Thane.

  • TMC leader censured for ‘pregnant’ barb

    Kolkata: Temperamental Trinamool Congress leader Sonali Guha on Saturday was censured by her party for calling leader of the opposition Surjya Kanta Mishra, of the CPI-M, as “nine months pregnant”.

  • Infosys to build 3 more campuses in Bengaluru

    Bengaluru: Global software major Infosys Ltd will set up three more campuses here at an investment of Rs 1,918 crore ($290 million) and create an additional 27,000 jobs, a state government official said on Saturday.

  • American NSA to visit Pakistan amid border tension

    Washington : As tensions between India and Pakistan continue to escalate, US National Security Advisor Susan Rice is expected to arrive in Pakistan on Sunday.

  • Finalise plan on Ambedkar memorial within fortnight

    Mumbai : Maharashtra government is likely to finalise within two weeks the plan for the creation of a world -class memorial to Dalit icon BR Ambedkar on the Indu Mills plot in Central Mumbai with around Rs 600 crore to be spent on the works.

  • Can America curb gun violence with a cue from India?

    Washington :  If only America had taken a leaf out of India’s book and imposed stricter guns laws, a tragedy like the killings of two Virginia journalists on live TV by a former disgruntled employee may have been avoided.

  • Rename Aurangabad as Sambhaji Nagar, demands Uddhav

    Thane: Welcoming the New Delhi Municipal Council’s decision to rename the Aurangazeb road in the national capital as Dr APJ Abdul Kalam road, Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday said the Aurangabad city in central Maharashtra too would be renamed as ‘Sambhaji Nagar’.

  • HK diamond thief swapped stone for fake

    Hong Kong : A thief swapped a $220,000 diamond with a fake at a luxury jewellery store in Hong Kong, police said today, as the city wrestles with an uptick in shop theft. The diamond, valued at around 1.7 million Hong Kong dollar ($ 219,000), was taken by a man in his 30s  from a store in Hong Kong’s Central financial district, police said.

  • Man nabbed with bodies of woman, child in bags

    Kolkata : A man in West Bengal’s Hooghly district was arrested on Saturday while he was trying to dispose of the bodies of a woman and a minor girl suspected to be killed by him, police said.