Free Press Journal
  • Minor held for phone snatching

    Mumbai : A minor aged 14 was caught by the Railway Police Force for robbing a cell phone from a passenger at Churchgate station on Western Railway. Around 10 am, Roshan Raul, 19, a resident of Telang Girls Hostel was about to board a train towards Virar when the minor suddenly snatched the phone and tried to flee. He was chased and caught by an RPF official at the station, and has

  • Kalyanbigha residents say Nitish is the sole development icon but wish he had changed the candidate

    In Nitish village, pride for son, anger against MLA

    Kalyanbigha (Nalanda) : It’s hot for October as we step inside a nondescript, brick and thatch house in Kalyanbigha in central Bihar. It is the most humble of houses in this fertile village of historically rich Nalanda district. Cow dung cakes on the wall and a broken door greet the visitor. No room in the house is quite intact. In one corner old Sitaram is bent over an aluminium plate of sattu mixed

  • Even Hindus eat beef: Lalu Prasad

    RJD chief Lalu Prasad during filing of  nomination papers by his son and party candidate from Raghopur Tejashwi Yadav (R) in Hajipur on Saturday. PTI (more…)

  • Dadri on the edge as Rahul, AK go visiting

    Dadri (UP) : Days after the tragic incident of lynching, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal visited the bereaved family in Dadri on Saturday, with the latter deprecating attempts at communalising the lynching tragedy.

  • Manohar set to be elected BCCI chief

    Mumbai : Lawyer-turned-administrator Shashank Manohar is all set to be elected unopposed as BCCI president on Sunday, bringing in a new era in the cricket body that was not long ago hit hard by the IPL scandal which saw the end of strongman N Srinivasan’s clout.

  • It’s An Inside Job?

    Indrani is suspected of having got the anti-epileptic drug from 3 Byculla jail officials who have been identified
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  • Quota redux is long term plan for RSS

    The Sangh would like to drive home the point among the Extremely Backward Castes (EBCs) that Mandal politics has given them little so far and that the cream of reservations has been gobbled up by a few aggressive and pushy castes (more…)

  • After PM, Amit Shah fires ‘arrogant’ salvo at Nitish Kumar

    Patna/Purnea : A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi blasted Bihar CM Nitish Kumar for being “arrogant” enough to reject the special package, BJP President Amit Shah also attacked Kumar on similar line, stating that he had no right to dismiss the package.

  • Rahul visits Dadri village, lambasts ‘politics of hate’

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday visited the family of the man, who was lynched for allegedly eating beef, at a village in Greater Noida and denounced the politics of hate.

  • Pink City turns into open art gallery!

    Jaipur : In a first of its kind initiative in the country – ”Living Arts of Rajasthan”, the Pink City has turned into an open art gallery.

  • ‘Kashmir part of unfinished agenda of partition’

    Islamabad : Pakistan army chief Gen Raheel Sharif has termed Kashmir as part of the “unfinished agenda of partition” and said the world community must help resolve the longstanding issue if it wants genuine peace in the region.

  • Trade blockade: Nepal moves UN against India

    Kathmandu : Nepal has turned to the UN over alleged obstruction of a key border trade point with India that has resulted in acute shortage of essential goods as it appealed to the international community to ensure that land- locked countries’ freedom of transit is not curtailed.

  • Russian strikes destroy IS command post in Syria

    Moscow : Russian air strikes destroyed an Islamic State command post near Raqa among other targets, the defence ministry said, as Moscow pressed on with its bombing campaign in Syria. “Over the past 24 hours SU-34 and SU-24M jets of the Russian airborne formation in Syria made more than 20 sorties over nine Islamic State infrastructure facilities,” the defence ministry said.

  • Afghan MSF medical personnel treat civilians injured following an offensive against Taliban militants by Afghan and coalition forces at the MSF hospital in Kunduz.

    US admits Kunduz air strike may have hit hospital, 9 killed

    Washington : A US air strike in the Afghan city of Kunduz, said to be under control of the Taliban, could have hit a hospital killing at least nine staffers and seriously injuring 37 other people, the Pentagon admitted today saying it had ordered an investigation into the incident.

  • Man fired for farting too much in office

    New York : A 70-year-old man in the US state of Pennsylvania was fired by a pork company for farting too much at work, according to a media report.

  • Hack may have hit 4.6 mn online brokerage customers

    Washington :  US online brokerage firm Scottrade said today it was notifying some 4.6 million customers about a hack into its database which could have leaked private information.