Free Press Journal
  • AIMPLB alleges threat to Muslims, other faiths

    Hyderabad :  Alleging that there is a threat to Muslim and other religious faiths, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) on Saturday said that it will conduct a nation-wide campaign to “save” the religion and the Indian Constitution.

  • Government denies nod to Patels’ Dandi march; but Hardik is defiant

    Ahmedabad :  Gujarat government on Saturday denied permission to Hardik Patel’s “reverse Dandi march” over the Patel quota issue, less than a fortnight after violence erupted during his stir claiming 10 lives, but the defiant leader vowed to carry out the protest programme on Sunday.

  • Octogenarian woman on Jain Santhara fast dies

    Jaipur: An 82-year-old woman, observing Santhara (the Jain creed’s ritual fast unto death) for the last 50 days, died in Rajasthan’s Bikaner district on Saturday morning, sources close to the family said.

  • ‘It is like a son going to meet his mother’

    New Delhi :  BJP ministers attending RSS meet is like “son going to his mother”, a senior minister asserted on Saturday, dismissing Congress criticism of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his cabinet colleagues taking part in the deliberations.

  • Migrants complete epic trip to Austria, Germany

    Budapest :  Thousands of exhausted, elated people fleeing their Arab and Asian homelands reached their dream destinations of Germany and Austria today, completing epic journeys by boat, bus, train and foot to escape war and poverty.

  • Jumbo State Congress executive kicks up big row

    BHOPAL :  The jumbo-sized PCC executive formed by its chief Arun Yadav a day ago, has kicked up an equally big row in the party with scores of party workers opening front against him and writing to the party national president Sonia Gandhi for sending an observer for investigation into the entire process.

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    Have the scales tilted in BJP’s favour in Bihar?

    New Delhi :  Although the Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) do not have much of a political presence in Bihar, their departure from the “secular” alliance cannot but make the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) heave a sigh of relief.

  • Noted Hindi author to return Akademi award

    New Delhi :  Noted Hindi author Uday Prakash has decided to return Sahitya Akademi award as a mark of protest against the murder of Kannada scholar and researcher Prof M M Kalburgi.

  • More misery for Nadal

    New York :  The 14-time Grand Slam winner Rafael Nadal was knocked out by Italy’s Fabio Fognini, who pulled off a sensational 3-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 third-round victory.

  • Sachin boats his way to inspects his Kerala villa!

    Kochi :  Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar on Saturday undertook a boat journey through Kerala’s scenic backwaters to reach nearby Panangad to see a luxury waterfront villa, which he plans to buy from a private developer.

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    Rajnath slams Pakistan for terror, says Islamic State not big challenge

    Mumbai :  Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday tore into Pakistan for fomenting terrorism on Indian soil by sending terrorists here while observing that the dreaded extremist outfit IS is not a “big challenge” and that the country is well-equipped to tackle any eventuality posed by them.

  • Cashless medication for state teachers, their kin

    Mumbai :  The state government announced cashless medication system for all teachers and their family members across the state on the occasion of Teachers’ day on Saturday.

  • 9 Congress MLAs to join BJP in Assam

    Assam :  At least nine rebel Congress MLAs announced to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the state on Saturday. All the rebel MLAs met BJP President Amit Shah in New Delhi on Saturday

  • Soldier who attained martyrdom after killing 10 militants in 11 days

    Jammu :  An Indian Army soldier who was killed in a gunfight with militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district earlier this week attained martyrdom after killing 10 guerrillas in 11 days, a military official said on Saturday.

  • Kyrgios-Bouchard pairing set tongues wagging

    New York :  With Eugenie Bouchard at his side, controversial Nick Kyrgios can have a fun time at the US Open and laugh off a possible suspension hanging over his head.

  • Itchy weather irks citizens, temperature soars by 4o Celsius

    Indore :  Despite intermittent rains a few days ago, there is no relief for denizens from scorching heat. The rising temperature and humidity are making the City weather sultry and people are desperately waiting for another spell of rains to get relief from the current weather condition.