Free Press Journal
  • Farmer strangulated to death

    Muzaffarnagar: A 30-year-old farmer was allegedly strangulated to death by unidentified persons when he had gone to irrigate his fields at Vmakhiyali village in the district. The body of Manoj Kumar was found from his fields in Vmakhiyali village yesterday, police said. The victim might have been strangulated to death as his body was found along with a rope, they said. A case has been registered against unidentified miscreants, police said, adding that the body has been sent

  • Azam Khan being nationally condemned for his statement: BJP

    New Delhi : Denouncing the controversial remark made by senior Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and minister Azam Khan on the horrific terror attacks in Paris, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday said it is an incorrect and wrong statement and every organization should condemn this.

  • Congress condemns RSS leaders’‘Naxal’ remark

    New Delhi : Hitting out at senior RSS leader Indresh Kumar for his controversial comment that Naxals never attack the minority communities in Chhattisgarh, the Congress on Monday said that it is a ‘low life RSS agenda’ and they are just trying to communalise the issue.

  • Fight must be against ‘terrorism’, not ‘Islam’: JD (U)

    New Delhi : Condemning the horrific 13/11 carnage, Janata Dal (United) leader K.C. Tyagi on Monday cautioned that the fight should be against terrorism and not against ‘Islam or the Muslim’ community.

  • Intolerance debate created by those being paid money: VK Singh

    Los Angeles: The debate over intolerance in India is an “unnecessary” creation of very imaginative minds being “paid with a lot of money”, Union Minister V K Singh has alleged, asserting that it was a politically motivated move before the Bihar polls.

  • Jayalalithaa

    Jayalalithaa slams hike in prices of diesel, petrol

    Chennai: Slamming the latest hike in prices of diesel and petrol, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today said while the Centre was getting revenue by revising excise duty, it was passing the burden on the common man which was “an unjust act”.

  • Death toll in China’s landslide climbs to 25

    Beijing: The death toll in the massive landslide that hit a village in east China’s Zhejiang province burying dozens of homes climbed to 25, with 12 others still missing, officials said today.

  • Election winners, and losers, return to Myanmar parliament

    Naypyidaw: Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi returned to parliament today along with dozens of rivals freshly hammered by her pro-democracy party’s landslide election victory as the legislature begins overseeing the country’s delicate transition.

  • Tokyo stocks fall

    Tokyo stocks drop

    Tokyo: Tokyo stocks dropped on Monday as investor sentiment was soured by data showing that Japan’s economy had entered a technical recession following two successive quarters of contraction, with the market mood further dampened after terror attacks in Paris. The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average dropped 189.84 points (0.97 percent) from Friday to end the morning at 19,407.07, Xinhua reported. The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock

  • England, France unite for solemn friendly

    London: England and France’s 92-year-old football rivalry will witness its most solemn chapter at Wembley on Tuesday when the teams unite in solidarity four days after the Paris terror attacks.

  • Roger Federer

    Roger Federer brushes aside Berdych to kickstart ATP Tour Finals

    London : World number three Roger Federer swept aside Tomas Berdych in straight sets in the opening round-robin contest at the ATP World Tour Finals. The Swiss maestro claimed an emphatic 6-4, 6-2 win over Berdych to register his first win in Stan Smith Group, the Guardian reported. Meanwhile, world number one and defending champion Novak Djokovic thrashed Kei Nishikori 6-1, 6-1 and will next face Federer in their second round-robin match on Tuesday.

  • France must be ‘wary’ while attacking ISIS strongholds: Defence expert

    New Delhi : Reacting to France’s retaliatory raids in Syria after the horrific 13/11 carnage in Paris, defence expert P.K. Sehgal on Monday said that ample precaution must be taken to ensure that the civilian causalities and the collateral damage is minimal.

  • Paris attacks: France to continue issuing visas to Indian nationals

    New Delhi : François Richier, Ambassador of France to India will have an interaction with the press today at 3pm at the French Embassy to review the situation in France following the deadly Paris attacks. The embassy in a statement said that, France has restored with immediate effect systematic checks of visas at its borders for security reasons, in the wake of the attacks. However, entries of Indian nationals holding a valid Schengen visa

  • Rape

    Shocker: Two minors gangraped in Kanpur

    Kanpur : In an another example of distorted law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh, two new cases of gangrapes have been reported here in Kanpur.