Free Press Journal
  • M K Stalin

    Girl waves liquor bottle at Stalin, seeks prohibition

    Vellore (TN): A teary-eyed teenage girl today waved a liquor bottle during a “Namakku Naame” campaign of DMK second-in-command M K Stalin here, seeking an assurance that prohibition would be implemented if his party came to power next year. The emotionally charged up girl student told Stalin that she lost her father to the “evil of alcohol consumption”.

  • SC sends Hardik’s plea agst sedition charge to another bench

    New Delhi: The plea of Patel quota leader Hardik Patel challenging the invocation of sedition charge against him for allegedly inciting a fellow activist to ‘beat up or kill’ Gujarat police men instead of committing suicide was referred by a Supreme Court bench to another bench today. A bench of Justices V Gopala Gowda and Amitava Roy, which heard Patel’s lawyer Kapil Sibal for over half-an-hour, merely said “we will send it to

  • Mufti Mohmmad Sayeed, Narendra Modi

    Congress slams Sayeed for prasing Modi for nothing

    Srinagar: After his remarks praising Narendra Modi, Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed today came in for criticism from Congress with the opposition party also charging that the Prime Minister’s upcoming visit to the state was nothing but a “political gimmick”.

  • PM visit: Security beefed up in Jammu, BSF alert on IB

    Jammu: Security has been beefed up in Jammu region and BSF troops have been put on alert along the International Border with Pakistan ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the state on November 7. “Police and security agencies have been asked to be alert and vigilant,” a senior police officer said here today.

  • 10 Types of Bollywood friends you never want in your life

    Friends are forever but when friends are no less than your foes, you definitely don’t need them in your life. Bollywood too has some great examples of worst possible friends anyone can ever have. Take a look.

  • Ram Naik

    HC dismisses plea against stopping of national anthem

    Lucknow: The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court (HC) on Wednesday disposed off a writ petition alleging that Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik had stopped the national anthem mid-way.

  • Nawazuddin urges people to help farmers

    Mumbai : Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, a farmer’s son, says he is aware of the hardships faced by farmers and so, he is urging his fans to help them.

  • Priyanka Chopra gives voice to robotic elephant

    Washington: Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra, the star of ABC TV’s new show Quantico, has given voice to PETA’s walking talking robotic elephant named Ellie, which will go on a school tour across US, Europe and India.

  • tests

    France to lift ban on gay men giving blood: minister

    Paris: France will lift a ban on gay men donating blood, introduced in the 1980s to prevent the spread of AIDS but criticised by rights groups, the health minister said today.

  • Would be flattering if I could match up to Hrithik: Tiger Shroff

    Mumbai : Actor Tiger Shroff, who is essaying a superhero in “A Flying Jatt”, says it was inspiring to watch Hrithik Roshan’s “Krrish” act, and the “Heropanti” actor hopes he’s able to match up to that level.

  • Rains

    Rains to continue in southern states tomorrow

    Chennai: As the northeast monsoon remained active bringing in good rainfall in southern states, the Met office today forecast rain or thundershower in different places in the region tomorrow under its influence. “Rainfall occurred at most places over South interior Karnataka, Lakshadweep, at many places over Tamil Nadu, Coastal Karnataka and at a few places over Rayalaseema and Kerala,” the Regional Meteorological Department said. Isolated rainfall occurred over Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and

  • R K Pachauri

    Woman, who accused Pachauri of sexual harassment, resigns

    New Delhi: The woman researcher, who levelled charges of sexual harassment against environmental scientist R.K. Pachauri, has quit her job at The Energy Research Institute (TERI). She also accused the think tank of treating her “in the worst possible manner” and “failing to uphold my interests as an employee”.

  • Jaisalmer

    Sense a jaunty history at Jaisalmer

    Jaisalmer is like a fairy tale city that has emerged from a bygone era. A place that once evoked trade routes and is full of exotic history, welcomes travel enthusiasts with lustful offerings. It is impossible to not be charmed by this desert citadel. The royal structures with hues of golden honey, call in for a vivid historical experience in the city of Jaisalmer.

  • Unfair to compare RSS with IS: Sangh functionary

    Hyderabad: Stating that India would reject any extremist ideology, a senior RSS functionary today said it was not fair to compare Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh with terror outfit Islamic State. “If you say the mindset of Islamic State and RSS is the same, we would not have existed in this democratic country. India as a nation would have rejected an ideology which is extremist.

  • Martina Hingis and I complement each other very well: Sania Mirza

    Mumbai: With a staggering record of 10 doubles titles in a year, tennis star Sania Mirza believes that she and her partner, Swiss veteran Martina Hingis complement each other very well which has resulted in the duo clinching their ninth title in 2015.

  • Narendra Modi

    First give up confrontationist mindset: Congress to PM Modi

    New Delhi: With Finance Minister Arun Jaitley saying he was ready to discuss the GST bill with it, Congress today struck a discordant note, insisting that Parliamentary democracy “cannot be reduced” to just one bill and asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to first shed his “confrontationist” mindset. Party’s senior spokesman Anand Sharma signalled that the winter session of Parliament, likely to begin by this month-end, could be a smooth affair only if the

  • F1 driver Susie Wolff to retire at end of season

    Grove (England): Formula 1 team Williams on Wednesday confirmed that following four successful years with the team, woman racer Susie Wolff will retire from competitive motorsport at the end of the season.

  • After winning panchayat polls, SP confident of 2017 assembly polls

    Lucknow: Claiming to have won more than 80 per cent seats in the recently concluded panchayat polls, the Samajwadi Party today said it was a reflection of the people’s growing confidence in the party, and expressed confidence that it would again form government after the 2017 assembly polls. “The Samajwadi Party has won more than 80 per cent seats in the district and kshetra panchayat polls. It proves that people’s trust in the