Free Press Journal
  • Kejriwal assails Centre over Patiala House Courts attacks

    New Delhi: Attacking the Modi government for “not following” the Supreme Court order for maintaining peace at Patiala House Courts, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal today said such a situation could lead to “dictatorship” and insisted courts be “shut down” if issues like what is anti-national are to be adjudged outside judiciary.

  • European leaders trying to retain Britain in bloc

    Brussels: European Union (EU) heads of state on Thursday began a two-day summit meeting in order to try to reach a deal for Britain to remain in the bloc. “After my consultations in the last hours, I have to state frankly: There is still no guarantee that we will reach an agreement,” European Council President Donald Tusk said on the eve of the summit. “We differ on some political issues and I

  • JNU Protets in Kolkata

    JNU row: Protests continue for tenth day

    The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students initiated protest against the 2013 hanging of parliament attack convict Afzal Guru blew up in the protester’s faces and created a nationwide outrage.

  • JNU row: AMU joins protests against JNU students

    Aligarh: The Aligarh Muslim University students today joined in the protests against the attack on students and journalists in Delhi’s Patiala House courts, with noted historian Irfan Habib saying the entire judicial system has come under threat from “hooligan forces”. Students and several senior faculty members participated in the protest meeting at the Kennedy Hall grounds. “Different students today came on a single platform to highlight the fact that if such incidents take

  • Major deals signed for Maharashtra in Make in India week

    Since the advent of Make in India week in Mumbai, an air of optimism has domed the city. Money poured in and for a city that prides itself as being the harbinger of nation’s financial potential, nothing could have been more rewarding. Over 2,500 foreign delegates and 8,000 representatives of Indian companies partook in the event that concluded today. Memorandum of Understandings (MoU) foreseeing total investments running into trillion of

  • Sensex surges

    Sensex rises 267 pts tracking global stocks, oil

    Mumbai: Equities jumped for a second day as the market benchmark Sensex climbed by 267.35 points to a one-week high of 23,649.22 on across-the-board buying led by IT and healthcare stocks, in line with a firming global trend.

  • 4 Bollywood beauties unsolved death mysteries

    B’town is a land of mysteries where nothing seems the way it looks. The frantic factor lies among Bollywood stars who struggle each day to stay in the spotlight. Though the paparazzi are always on their toes to give a sneak peak on all their updates and whereabouts, there remain a few mysteries that remain unsolved till date.

  • Sidharth-Alia’s ‘Kar Gayi Chull’ crosses 1m views overnight

    New Delhi: The much-loved party song, ’Kar Gayi Chull’ from Sidharth Malhotra and Alia Bhatt’s much anticipated film `Kapoor & Sons’ has amassed one million views on You tube within 24 hours of hitting the media.

  • Pak to shore up military infra in Gilgit-Baltistan: Report

    Islamabad: Pakistan is planning to set up a brigade-level military infrastructure in Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) to provide security to its ambitious USD 46 billion economic corridor with China passing through the strategic region. A substantial piece of land is being allocated to Pakistan Army in Diamer district of the region so that it can set up “headquarters” and ensure security for China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), the Express Tribune reported.

  • Centre to commission study on 12th SAG: Sports Secretary

    New Delhi: The Central Government is planning to commission a study to be conducted by Indian Institute of Management (IIM)-Ahmedabad on the recently concluded 12th South Asian Games held in Guwahati and Shillong.

  • Museveni eyes fifth term as Uganda votes for president

    Kampala: Ugandans began voting today in presidential and parliamentary polls, with veteran leader Yoweri Museveni widely expected to extend his power into a fourth decade. “Uganda Decides,” the New Vision newspaper headline read. “Your vote counts,” the Daily Monitor front-page said. Voting was due to begin at 07:00 am (0400 GMT), but despite queues forming outside polling booths, many were delayed opening for over an hour waiting for ballot papers.  Social media, including Facebook and Twitter, were inaccessible on voting day

  • Amit Shah

    BJP to go offensive in Parliament too on ‘Nationalism’

    New Delhi: The Bhartiya Janata Party that kicked up a 3-day debate on “deshbhakta vs deshdrohi” (patriots versus traitors) across the country from Thursday also decided to carry this campaign in Parliament that begins next Tuesday.

  • Pyongyang prepares for terror attacks on Seoul

    Seoul: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has ordered his military and intelligence agents to intensify preparations for terror attacks on South Korea, a ruling party lawmaker said Thursday, citing information from Seoul’s state intelligence agency. The North’s Reconnaissance General Bureau is preparing for such disruptive acts including cyber attacks on the South, Lee Chul-woo said after an urgent meeting between the ruling party and the government over North Korea.

  • Turkey PM blames Kurdish militants for Ankara attack

    Ankara: Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu today blamed Kurdish militants in Turkey and Syrian Kurdish fighters for the Ankara bombing targeting military vehicles that killed 28, confirming the bomber was a Syrian national. “It has been revealed that this attack was carried out by members of the terrorist organisation in cooperation with a YPG member who infiltrated (Turkey) from Syria,” Davutoglu told reporters in Ankara, confirming the bomber was a Syrian national named Salih Necar and saying nine people had been detained over

  • MAKE IN INDIA

    Know the ‘Make in India’ story through special magazine

    Mumbai: To amplify the ‘Make in India’ message and help promote the country as a preferred destination for global investment and manufacturing, a ‘Make in India’ magazine — narrating dynamic entrepreneurs stories — has been released.

  • Preparations for U-17 world cup satisfactory: FIFA

    Kolkata: Expressing satisfaction over the work done at the Yuva Bharati Krirangan, a FIFA inspection team today proposed few minor changes to turn the facility into a world class stadium.