Free Press Journal
  • Jammu Shutdown

    Shutdown observed across Kashmir valley over Sopore killing

    Srinagar : A complete shutdown is being observed today across the Kashmir valley against the killing of a three- year-old child and his father in Sopore town of Baramulla District. All roads were seen empty and the shops remained closed. Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani on yesterday had called for a complete shutdown today. The victim Bashir Ahmed Bhat, who had quit militancy after serving a prison term, was attacked near his residence

  • Congress protest

    Congress to address ‘Kisan Mazdoor Samman Rally’ today

    New Delhi : The Congress Party on Sunday will organize a ‘Kisan Mazdoor Samman Rally’ at the Ramlila Ground here, to honour farmers and party workers for forcing the NDA Government to withdraw its land ordinance. Party president Sonia Gandhi and vice president Rahul Gandhi will address the rally. Senior party leaders, Congress Working Committee members and state party chiefs will also be a part of it. Speaking to the media earlier, party spokesperson

  • Farmer Suicide

    Farmers’ suicide: Telangana Government hikes ex-gratia from Rs 1.5 lakh to Rs 6 lakh

    Hyderabad : The Telangana Government on Saturday announced a relief package of Rs. 6 lakh to the kin of farmers who had committed suicide, increasing it from Rs. 1.5 lakh that was fixed by the then combined Andhra Pradesh Government in June 2004. The state cabinet, which had met yesterday, reviewed the situation arising from the spate of farmers’ suicides and decided to enhance the ex-gratia. Besides Rs 5 lakh, the government will

  • Rape case

    Real-estate broker acquitted of rape charge

    New Delhi: A real-estate broker, accused of raping a woman while helping her hunt a house on rent here, has been acquitted by a Delhi court after she turned hostile.

  • BJP backs Mahesh Sharma, says `wild binging` should be avoided

    New Delhi : Backing Tourism and Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma’s remark against night outs, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday said that wild binging is unacceptable for both women and men as the Indian culture suggests people to be early risers.

  • Mukul Roy distances from new political party

    Kolkata:  A day after an advertisement of a new political outfit, the Nationalist Trinamool Congress, appeared in newspapers prompting speculation about Mukul Roy floating the party, the sidelined Trinamool leader on Saturday denied having any association with the advertisement or the new outfit.

  • Girl hurt in firing

    Indore : An 11-year-old girl received pellet injuries in Khudel on Saturday and the family has accused the girl’s relative as the one discharging the gun.

  • Asaram’s daughter-in-law alleges torture by godman, husband

    Indore : Daughter-in-law of self-styled Godman Asaram Bapu, who along with his son Narayan Sai is lodged in jails in connection with rape cases, on Saturday accused the father-son duo of mentally torturing her. Janki (38), who is separated from Sai, has also sought protection from the police alleging that her family members and relatives were being threatened over phone to withdraw cases of domestic violence and alimony that she had filed

  • Rahul Gandhi

    Feku tha, hai, fumes Rahul

    Cong scion takes on PM for forgetting his poll promises.

  • Two killed in road mishaps

    Indore : Two persons were killed in two separate road mishaps under Kshipra police station area late on Friday night. The police are investigating the matter.

  • Hardik arrested in Surat; mobile internet banned

    Gandhinagar : The Gujarat administration was on tenterhooks though it foiled the pro-reservation ekta yatra, detaining Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) leader Hardik Patel and 35 of his followers in Surat on Saturday at the end of a prolonged hide and seek between the police and the stir leaders. The entire state administration has been placed on heightened alert.

  • Mulayam Delivers  Knockout Punch?

    SP teams up with Pappu, NCP, 3 others to form third front which has the potential to give jitters to the grand secular alliance .

  • Indore-Kochuveli to run as Holiday Spl from Oct 13

    Indore : Owing to festival season, the railways will start two holiday special super fast trains from the city for Kochuveli (Kerela) and Sialdah in West Bangal from October 13 and Oct 11 respectively for a month. However, it’s also said that the train to Kochuveli would be converted into a regular train after the end of special run train.

  • Couple of days of rains force temp Southward

    Indore : Following bouts of rains for two consecutive days, the City temperature dropped drastically on Saturday. According to Met Department officials, the temperature will fall more in next couple of days as there is chance of rain, the final spell of monsoon.

  • Govt paying the price for ignoring merit in appointing collectors

    BHOPAL : At a video-conference on Friday, the Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan came down heavily on district Collectors, warning them of strict and swift action in case any preventable mishap takes place in their districts or if they are found wanting in the implementation of various government schemes and programmes.

  • CM orders Third Party Evaluation of govt schemes

    BHOPAL : The Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan said here on Saturday that the all departments should get implementation of government schemes evaluated by independent agencies. “If there is any irregularity in the implementation of a scheme, let us not try to hide it. Let us talk about it and correct it”, he said.

  • Nine Katju Hospital staffers suspended; employees up in arms

    BHOPAL : In a tough action, the Directorate of Health, on Saturday, suspended nine employees of Kailash Nath Katju Hospital, holding them responsible for the death of a new-born on August 13 during delivery. They include a gynaecologist, six staff nurses and two Ayahs.

  • JUDA puts off strike after Minister’s assurance

    BHOPAL : Junior Doctors Association (JUDA) postponed its indefinite strike after a meeting with Health minister Narottam Mishra on Saturday. JUDA has convened its meeting on Monday to chalk out next course of action.