Free Press Journal
  • Chagan Bhujbal

    Bhujbals arrest rocks Maha Legislature

    Mumbai – Both the Houses of Maharashtra Legislature today witnessed uproar with opposition Congress and NCP members protesting against the arrest of former Deputy Chief Minister Chhagan Bhujbal alleging that it was “vendetta politics” of the BJP-led Government.

  • Instability in Nepal hampers India: S Jaishankar

    Kathmandu: Visiting Indian Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar on Tuesday stressed the need for political stability in Nepal and, in a common message to the political leadership in the Himalayan nation, said any instability in the country has direct impact on India.

  • Medikoe

    Here comes an app to rescue you in an emergency!

    Bengaluru: Medikoe, an online platform to connect people with healthcare and wellness service providers, has developed an app that can instantly alert five of your chosen friends and the emergency care unit of Manipal Hospital, Bengaluru, in case you face with an emergency.

  • Pakistan diplomats denied permission to visit Kolkata

    New Delhi: India has denied seven Pakistani diplomats permission to visit Kolkata for the high-voltage World T20 encounter between India and Pakistan on March 19, an official at the Pakistan High Commission here said on Tuesday.

  • Top Shia preacher killed in IS claimed attack in Bangladesh

    Dhaka: A top Shia preacher and homeopathic doctor has been stabbed to death in southwestern Bangladesh in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group, the latest in a series of killings by the dreaded outfit.

  • Chhagan Bhujbal

    Bhujbal arrested based on evidence says Fadnavis

    Mumbai – Maharashtra Chief Minister Devandra Fadnavis on Tuesday asserted the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has arrested Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Chhagan Bhujbal on the basis of evidence, adding the state government doesn’t believe in taking revenge.

  • Myanmar elects civilian president after 50 years

    Nay Pyi Taw: Myanmar on Tuesday elected U Htin Kyaw of the ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) party as its new president, the first civilian to lead the country after over 50 years of military rule, media reports said.

  • asauddin owaisi

    Those not saying ‘Bharat Mata ki Jai’ should leave India: BJP

    Kolkata: In the backdrop of AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi’s statement that he would not chant ‘Bharat Mata ki Jai’, BJP General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya today said those who did want to say the slogan had no right to stay in India.

  • tn dalit death

    BJP spending more time in criticising Congress: MP

    New Delhi: The BJP is spending more time criticising the Congress than in governing the country, Congress MP Bhalchandra Mungekar said on Tuesday as the Rajya Sabha took up the debate on the general budget.

  • 26 killed in Brazil rains

    Brasilia: At least 26 people were killed due to heavy rain in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo, the media reported on Tuesday.

  • narendra modi

    Modi to visit Brussels for EU-India summit

    Brussels: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to visit Belgium on March 30 to attend the European Union-India Summit being held after four years.

  • Bhujbal arrest: Sharad Pawar to fight legal action

    New Delhi: Hinting out at the political vendetta by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the state over the Maharashtra Sadan scam, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday defended his party colleague Chhagan Bhujbal and expressed hope that an appropriate decision would be taken in this case as per the law.

  • Windies face English test in World T20

    Mumbai: The West Indies and England, two strong contenders for the World Twenty20, will aim for the first win of the competition when they face off in the Group 1 clash at the Wankhede Stadium here on Wednesday.

  • rape case

    Family system will be stressed if marital rape is criminalised

    New Delhi: A Parliamentary panel has observed that if the issue of marital rape is brought under law, the entire family system will be under great stress. Minister of State for Home Haribhai Chaudhury said in Lok Sabha that the department related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs presented its 167th report on the Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2012 in the Rajya Sabha on March 1, 2013.

  • Five percent DA hike for Tripura employees

    Agartala: Ahead of the budget session of the Tripura assembly, the state government on Tuesday announced an additional five percent dearness allowance (DA) for its 209,000 employees and pension holders.