Free Press Journal
  • Republican presidential candidates (L-R) Donald Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz participate in the Fox Business Network Republican presidential debate at the North Charleston Coliseum and Performing Arts Center in North Charleston, South Carolina.

    Cruz beats Trump in Iowa; Clinton, Sanders in dead heat

    Washington: Arch conservative Ted Cruz, a Tea Party favourite, scored an upset victory over Republican frontrunner Donald Trump, while Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders were locked in a virtual tie in the nation’s first presidential race.

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    Prabhudeva to act in Tamil cinema after a decade

    Chennai – Actor, choreographer and filmmaker Prabhudeva, who has been busy wielding the megaphone over the last few years, has decided to make a acting comeback in Tamil cinema after a decade with yet to be titled trilingual horror comedy.

  • Chhagan Bhujbal

    ‘Under pressure’ ED targeting Bhujbal family’: Pawar

    Mumbai: Following the arrest of former MP Sameer Bhujbal on money laundering charges, Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday alleged that the Enforcement Directorate (ED) was targeting one family ‘under pressure’.

  • Raghuram Rajan

    RBI to create enabling framework for growth of start-ups

    Mumbai – The Reserve Bank today said it will take steps to help improve the ‘ease of doing business’ in the country and contribute to an ecosystem that is conducive for the growth of start-up businesses.

  • No chance of Amar Singh’s return to SP: Azam Khan

    Lucknow: Former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh is a spent force and there is no chance of his return to the party from which he was expelled in 2010, Uttar Pradesh cabinet minister Mohammad Azam Khan said.

  • LGBT: Last 10 countries to legalise same-sex marriage

    New Delhi: The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community, commonly known as the LGBT has pinned their hopes on the Supreme Court’s verdict on Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code set to be declared on Tuesday.

  • Sena fears washout of Budget session over Rohith issue

    Mumbai: With the controversy over Dalit student Rohith Vemula’s suicide refusing to die down, the Shiv Sena today said it fears the issue will further gain political heat and may lead to washout of the Budget session of Parliament.

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    Anurag Kashyap is my guru, my mentor: Vicky Kaushal

    Mumbai: Actor Vicky Kaushal, who assisted Anurag Kashyap before bagging his breakthrough role in “Masaan”, says he considers the filmmaker as his mentor as he learnt all about acting and cinema from him.

  • Bajaj Auto

    Bajaj Auto total sales up 1.78% in Jan

    New Delhi – Bajaj Auto today reported 1.78 percent increase in total sales in January at 2,93,939 units as against 2,88,746 units during the same month last year.

  • Inflation Down

    RBI expects retail inflation to ease to 5% by March 2017

    Mumbai: Normal monsoon and subdued oil prices are expected to bring down retail inflation to around 5 per cent by the end of next fiscal, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan said today. He also listed a number issues, including implementation of the Pay Commission’s recommendations for central government employees and movement in global commodity prices, which could build up inflationary pressures.

  • Rahul questions PM Modi’s ‘political wisdom’ on MNREGA claims

    New Delhi: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘political wisdom’ for hailing the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) a ‘cause of national pride and celebration’ a year after dubbing it a ‘living monument of INC failure’.

  • gay Marriage

    Will keep fighting for Gay Marriage rights, says Poonawalla

    New Delhi: , a gay rights and social activist, besides being a supporter of the Congress Party, said Tuesday that irrespective of the Supreme Court’s ruling on Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), which criminalises sexual activities “against the order of nature”, arguably including homosexual acts, he would plead with the apex court to legalise gay marriage.

  • J P Nadda

    WHO certifies India as free of neo-natal tetanus: Nadda

    Jaipur: The World Health Organisation (WHO) has certified India as free of neo-natal tetanus, said Union Health and Family Welfare Minister J.P. Nadda, adding the country is poised to reach immunisation cover to 90 percent soon.

  • 1984 anti Sikh riot

    1984 riots: CBI to submit status report in ACMM court

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will on Tuesday submit a status report on the progress in Congress leader Jagdish Tytler’s investigation in connection with the 1984 anti-Sikh riots to the court of Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate S.P.S. Laler, who is presently monitoring the investigation.

  • Devinder Sehrawat

    School death: HC issues notice to SDMC, Ryan International

    New Delhi, Feb – The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued notice to the South Delhi Municipal Corporation, Delhi Police, Ryan International School and others on a petition of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Colonel Devinder Sehrawat on the death of two children due to negligence.

  • Anupam Kher

    Anupam Kher denied Pak visa for literary festival

    New Delhi: Non-issuance of a visa by the Pakistani government has led to the cancellation of actor Anupam Kher’s participation in the Karachi literary festival starting February 5. Kher was one of the 18 Indians invited to the four-day festival by the organisers but he is the only one whose visa has not been cleared. The other 17 Indian participants have been given visas.

  • Rape case

    26-year-old man arrested for raping deaf and mute girl

    Berhampur (Odisha): A 26-year-old man was arrested for allegedly raping a deaf-and-mute girl at Jamajhari village in Kandhamal district four days ago. The accused, Sujit Kumar Dehuri, who is married and has a two-year-old child, was arrested yesterday and medical tests were conducted in connection with the case, sub-divisional police officer, Phulbani Sadara, P K Panigrahi, said.

  • Murud beach

    Murud tragedy: Body of last student fished out

    Mumbai – The search and rescue operation teams on Tuesday morning fished out the body the 14th and the last student,who were swept into the sea when they went for a swim in Murud-Janjira beach adjoining Raigad district in Maharashtra on Monday afternoon.