Free Press Journal
  • Rape case

    Elderly woman raped in UP

    Ballia (UP): A 50-year-old woman was allegedly raped in Rewati area here, police said today.  The accused has been identified as Sunil Yadav, said SP Aneesh Ansari. The victim, who was raped on Thursday, has been sent for medical examination, he said, adding that a case has been registered against the accused and the matter is being investigated.

  • ‘V K Singh should step down from post or PM should sack him’

    Puducherry : Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister V Narayanasamy today demanded that Union Minister K Singh step down for his dog remark on the Dalit killings in Faridabad and said it only showed that the BJP as a whole was ‘anti-Dalit.’

  • Sri Lanka accountability process would be purely domestic: FM Mangala Samaraweera

    Colombo: The process to fix accountability as mandated by the latest UNHRC resolution for the alleged rights abuses during the conflict with the LTTE will be completely domestic, Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera has said rejecting claims that it was a hybrid mechanism.

  • fenugreek

    Fenugreek aka Methi: The multipurpose wonder!

    So you just secretly tossed the methi paranthas that your mom prepared so lovingly, just because you didn’t like it much or because it looked too green for your preference? Well then, we give you reasons to incorporate fenugreek (Trigonella foenum graecum) in your diet. With strong aroma and flavor, and a storehouse of folic acid, riboflavin, vitamins- A, C, K and B6, they are reason enough for you to say hello to

  • Sartaj Aziz

    American mediation on Kashmir not demand just a wish: Sartaj Aziz

    Washington: Rebuffed by the Obama administration on its effort to seek US intervention on Kashmir, Pakistan has said that it has never made such a “demand” and just presented its wish list to Americans on the issue.

  • Hashim Amla

    Scoring lot of runs will be key: Hashim Amla

    Mumbai: Top South African batsman Hashim Amla on Saturday made it clear that the visitors will aim to score as many runs as possible and defend it against a confident India in the fifth and final match of the One-Day International (ODI) series at the Wankhede Stadium here.

  • Hundreds of trees cut down for PM Modi’s rally in Bihar

    Patna: Hundreds of trees have been cut down, chopped off and uprooted to make space for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rally to campaign for the BJP-led NDA candidates in the ongoing state assembly polls in Madhepura district here on November 1, officials said on Saturday.

  • SC discharging constitutional obligation, not tyranny of unelected: Justice Ganguly

    New Delhi: Even as Finance Minister Arun Jaitley sought to brand the Supreme Court judgment striking down the National Judicial Appointments Commission Act and the enabling 99th constitution amendment as “tyranny of the unelected”, former apex court judge Asok Kumar Ganguly said that what it did was its “duty”, which it is mandated to discharge under the constitution.

  • Bobby Jindal

    Bobby Jindal may skip Republican national debate

    Houston: Indian-origin US presidential aspirant Bobby Jindal is considering skipping the next Republican national debate after he failed to garner a minimum 2.5 per cent support in a recent poll, according to a report.

  • R K Laxman_Common Man

    Outlining memories of RK Laxman on his 94th birthday

    Google today paid homage to India’s legendary cartoonist Rasipuram Krishnaswami Iyer Laxman aka R K Laxman on his 94th birthday by dedicating a doodle. R K Laxman was born on 24th October 1921. His first full time job was as a political cartoonist here, at the Free Press Journal, Mumbai.

  • JP Nadda trashes Nitish Kumar ‘hollow claim’ in Health sector

    Patna: The NDA government today sought to expose the “hollow claim” of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on health issue by highlighting declining figures of institutional delivery as well as slide in number of patients coming to hospitals when JD(U) was in power without BJP.

  • Firing by Pakistan

    Two civilians injured in Pakistan firing on border

    Jammu: Two civilians were injured and three cows were killed on Saturday in firing by Pakistan Rangers in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba and Kathua districts, police said.

  • Arvind Kejriwal visits turmoil-hit Punjab, condemns sacrilege acts

    Amritsar: Terming as painful the alleged incidents of desecration of holy books, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said it was a “willful act” to disturb Punjab as he prayed at the Golden Temple here for “return of peace” in the state.

  • Two held in murder case in UP

    Muzaffarnagar: Police have arrested two persons accused of murdering a girl at Jahanpur village under Kairana police station in Shamli. Superintendent of Police Shamli, Vijai Bhushan told reporters here that Akhlak and Javed were arrested yesterday and police recovered a gun, 20 cartridges and a pistol from thier possession. Sano, daughter of Afser, was shot dead allegedly by the two accused at Jahanpur village on February 3 this year.