Free Press Journal
  • Our son victim of Hindutva politics, say parents of JNUSU president

    Patna: A day after the president of Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union Kanhaiya Kumar was arrested on the charge of sedition, his parents in Bihar said their son is not anti-national and is being victimised for his opposition to Hindutva politics.

  • Let the Nation judge my daughter’s integrity: D. Raja

    New Delhi – Challenging the Delhi Police’s search operation to arrest Rama Naga and four others in the alleged involvement of anti-national activities in the JNU campus, CPI leader D. Raja on Saturday said the police cannot question the integrity of Rama, adding that it is for the nation to judge.

  • Major fire at plastic godown in Kolkata

    Kolkata: A major fire broke out at a plastic godown near Dunlop area in the northern fringes of the city today, causing panic in the densely-populated locality.

  • Facebook gives ad credits to users who counter terror propaganda

    New York – Facebook has offered ad credits worth up to $1,000 to users who helped the social media giant counter terrorist propaganda by posting anti-extremist and positive messages on its website, a media report said.

  • Bangladesh U-19 skipper rues untimely dismissal in semis defeat

    Mirpur (Bangladesh): Bangladesh U-19 cricket captain Mehedi Hasan Miraz has regretted not being able to carry the bat through as his team collapsed in a heap in their World Cup semi-final clash against the West Indies here.

  • New app turns smartphones into earthquake detectors

    New York: Researchers have developed an app that can turn smartphones into a worldwide seismic network that could eventually warn users of impending jolts from a nearby earthquake.

  • Manish Tewari

    Congress questions PM Modi’s foreign policy

    New Delhi – Congress today took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over Obama administration’s decision to sell F-16 jets to Pakistan, saying his “singular achievement” on foreign policy front is that both US and Russia have become “major arms suppliers” to Pakistan.

  • 6 killed in road accident in Gaya

    Gaya (Bihar): Six persons were killed and three others injured when a jeep in which they were travelling rammed into a truck from behind on the Gaya-Rajgir NH 82 near Manaini village in this district today.

  • Headley’s testimonials – Was told nothing will happen to Lakhvi, Hafiz

    Mumbai – Pakistani-American terrorist David Coleman Headley today said that his handlers told him that “nothing will happen against” Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi and Hafiz Saeed and that actions taken by Pakistan Federal Investigation Agency against them and other LeT members in 26/11 case are
    “superficial”.

  • Road-Accident

    11 killed in a road accident in Bihar

    Sasaram: Eleven person, including six women and two minors, were killed and 13 others injured when a tractor trolley which was ferrying them collided with a truck coming from the opposite direction on the national highway 2 in Rohtas district of Bihar today.

  • Yechuri demands release of Kanhaiya Kumar

    New Delhi – Communist Party of India-Marxist General Secretary Sitaram Yechuri on Saturday met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh regarding the JNU campus incidents and demanded the release of a student leader arrested over sedition charges.

  • Pollard, Narine out of Windies World Twenty20 squad

    St John’s (Antigua and Barbuda): All-rounder Kieron Pollard and off-spinner Sunil Narine withdrew from the West Indies World Twenty20 squad but officials insisted the moves were not sparked by the current pay dispute engulfing the team.

  • Bank of Baroda Q3 loss at Rs 3,342 cr; biggest for any lender

    Mumbai: Amid mounting bad debts for public sector banks, Bank of Baroda today reported a net loss of Rs 3,342.04 crore for the third quarter — biggest-ever quarterly loss for any lender in the country.

  • Make In India

    Modi inaugurates Make In India Centre in Mumbai

    Mumbai – Kicking off the ‘Make In India Week’, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated the Make In India Centre at the MMRDA Grounds here along with Swedish Prime Minister Kjell Stefan Lofven and the Prime Minister of Finland, Juha Petri Sipila.

  • Four militants, two jawans killed in Kupwara encounter

    Srinagar: Four unidentified militants were killed by security forces which lost two of their personnel in an overnight gunbattle in Kupwara district of Kashmir, Army said today.