Free Press Journal
  • SC dismisses PIL on Rahul Gandhi’s citizenship row

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today dismissed a plea seeking a direction to CBI to register a case against Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for allegedly declaring himself as a British national before company law authorities there. A bench comprising Chief Justice H L Dattu and Justice Amitava Roy questioned the “authenticity of the document” attached with the PIL and the manner in which the papers were procured.

  • Narendra Modi meets Nawaz Sharif at CoP 21 in Paris

    Paris: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif as world leaders converged here for the inauguration of the Conference of Parties (CoP) 21 climate summit.

  • Indo-Israeli Barak-8 missile may win orders worth billions

    Jerusalem: India and Israel are likely to win orders worth billions of dollars following the successful test last week of the jointly developed multi-purpose Barak-8 missile system, a media report here said.

  • Tejaswi Yadav is RJD Legislature party leader in Assembly

    Patna: Lalu Prasad’s son and Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav was today named the leader of RJD legislature party in the new Bihar Assembly, a decision slammed by BJP as “open display of dynastic politics”. Lalu Prasad, who was authorised by the RJD legislature party earlier to take the decision, nominated Tejaswi Yadav, a first time MLA from Raghopur seat in Vaishali, as RJD Legislature Party leader in the Assembly, his close aide

  • Francois Hollande, Narendra Modi

    Francois Hollande welcomes Narendra Modi at CoP 21

    Paris: French President Francois Hollande on Monday welcomed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as world leaders gathered here for the inauguration of the CoP 21 climate summit.

  • Congress criticises Rajasthan govt for delaying drought relief works

    Jaipur: Congress MLA Rameshwar Dudi today criticised the Rajasthan government for not declaring villages as drought-affected areas and delaying the relief work to control the situation in the state. Reminding the state government of poor monsoon season that affected Kharif crops in the state recently, Dudi said, “Not only farmers suffered the brunt of drought, but the livestock too suffered drought situation due to non-availability of fodder and water.”
    Raje government should open fodder

  • Israel convicts 2 youths in 2014 killing of Palestinian

    Jerusalem : A Jerusalem court has convicted two Israeli youths in the grisly killing last year of 16-year-old Palestinian Mohammed Abu Khdeir, who was burned to death in east Jerusalem.

  • China welcomes Indian Air Force chief’s comments on ties

    Beijing: China today welcomed Indian Air Force chief Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha’s remark that China should not be viewed as an adversary and called for deepening of strategic bilateral relationship.

  • Sensex regains

    Sensex up 17 pts in cautious trade ahead of GDP, RBI policy

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex remained range-bound in a choppy trade today, but rose for the third session by edging up nearly 17 points as investors built bets ahead of release of September quarter GDP data later in the day and RBI’s fifth bi-monthly policy review tomorrow. However, cautioned prevailed on sustained outflows by foreign funds and a weak trend in global markets as investors are waiting for key US jobs numbers and

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    Cong distances itself from Chidambaram’s Rushdie book remark

    New Delhi: Congress today distanced itself from former Finance Minister P Chidambaram’s statement that the banning of Salman Rushdie’s controversial novel ‘The Satanic Verses’ by the Rajiv Gandhi government was wrong. Describing Chidambaram’s remark as his personal view, senior Congress leader Kamal Nath said, “No question of a single person puncturing party’s stand. Congress’ stand is clear. Today what the country is confronted with is an assault on harmony,” he said.

  • Climate summit starts in Paris

    Paris: The UN climate summit opened here on Monday with a view to reaching an agreement on a new global approach to climate change, BBC reported.

  • 53 child soldiers released in Myanmar

    Nay Pyi Taw : Myanmar has released 53 more child soldiers who were recruited and used in military service, bringing the total number of such children discharged in 2015 to 146, according to an official statement on Monday.

  • Yogendra Yadav detained with supporters outside Delhi Assembly

    New Delhi: Expelled AAP leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan were today detained along with their supporters as they staged a protest over the Janlokpal Bill outside the Delhi Assembly alleging that Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had “diluted” the anti-graft measure. “Those who claimed to be messiah of the Janlokpal movement are themselves killing it,” Yadav said as he led the protestors who had gathered under the aegis of Swaraj Abhiyan accompanied by

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    Rich nations have duty to lead climate change action: Narendra Modi

    London: In a call coinciding with the start of the UN climate change conference in Paris, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday reminded developed nations that they still have a moral imperative to lead the fight against global warming.

  • ‘Senior Citizen Policy’ soon, hints Fadnavis

    Nagpur: The Mahararshtra government has assured to work towards effective implementation of the ‘Senior Citizen Policy’ soon with an aim to provide better services, safety and security to the elderly. “Various government departments will soon be asked to issue Government Resolutions (GR) so as to make life of the elderly people more comfortable and hassle-free,” Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis here said.