Free Press Journal
  • subramanian swamy

    Malegaon blast: Swamy slams ‘hypocritical’ Congress’

    New Delhi: Taking a strong exception to the Congress Party’s demand for a Supreme Court-monitored investigation into the 2008 Malegaon blast case, BJP’s Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy on Monday said the grand old party is ‘hypocritical’. Responding to the Congress’ allegations that the National Investigation Agency has become the ‘NaMo Investigation Agency’, Swamy said that the grand old party ‘tells lies at the drop of a hat’.

  • Bhiwandi violence: BJP MLA’s kin booked for murder, rioting offences registered

    Thane: A day after RPI activists went on a rampage in Bhiwandi following the death of its Dalit member Vicky Dhepe, police has registered cases of rioting-related offences against unidentified persons even as a close relative of a local BJP MLA has been booked for the murder, police said today.

  • Google faces three billion euro fine for promoting its shopping services

    California: Internet giant Google faces a record anti-trust fine of around three billion euros(USD 3.4 billion) for promoting its shopping service in Internet searches at the expense of rival services. According to British newspaper The Sunday Telegraph, Google will also be banned from continuing to manipulate search results to favour itself and harm rivals.

  • Sarbananda Sonowal

    Rio Olympics: Sports minister Sonowal meets hopefuls at NIS

    Patiala: Union Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today visited the SAI training institute here and met the Rio Olympics probables to get an idea of the preparations and facilities offered to them.

  • ‘Lifelike’ bomb disrupts English Premier League match

    London: A ‘lifelike’ bomb discovered at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester in Britain delayed an English Premier League match kick-off, causing mass evacuation and an abandonment of the game.

  • Designer Gaurang Shah’s handloom creation makes way to Cannes 

    Hyderabad: Amid overwhelming gowns and dresses, Indian textiles got their red carpet moment at the 69th Cannes Film Festival when Deepshikha Ddeshmukh, producer of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan starrer “Sarbjit”, stepped out in an ensemble featuring Paithani and Kanjeevaram details.

  • BHEL wins Rs 1,600 cr order form NTPC & SAIL JV

    New Delhi: State-run engineering firm BHEL has bagged a Rs 1,600 crore order from a joint venture company of NTPC and SAIL to set up a coal-based thermal power project in Odisha.

  • Assembly polls: TN records 42 percent, Kerala 45 percent till 1 p.m.

    Chennai : Around 42 percent voters came out to cast their votes till 1 p.m. on Monday during the ongoing polling for the Tamil Nadu Assembly elections. Meanwhile, over 45 percent electorates cast their votes till 1 p.m. in Kerala. Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged the voters in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Kerala to vote in record numbers .

  • Sanjay Raut

    Terrorism has no religion, Congress politicised Malegaon blast: Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: With the Congress Party alleging that the government interfered to dilute case against the Malegaon blast accused, the Shiv Sena on Monday hit back at the grand old party and said this episode was politicised during the UPA regime.

  • Volkswagen begins airing Ameo commercials; Launch soon

    Volkswagen is on a mission to revamp its image after the diesel-gate scandal. In India, it has the perfect weapon to do so — the sub-four-metre sedan Ameo . Volkswagen has fully packed this baby sedan with features that belong to the segment above it, not to mention the build quality that comes with the German engineering and which is visible in all of its other models. To market these segment-first features,

  • Two arrested in Jharkhand journalist killing

    Ranchi: Two people have been arrested in connection with the killing of TV journalist Akhilesh Singh in Jharkhand’s Chatra district, a police officer said on Monday.

  • Kawasaki Estrella 250 Imported to India for R&D

    Kawasaki has not confirmed the possible launch of the Estrella 250 in India. However, the Japanese automaker recently imported this retro-styled cruiser to the country. According to an import/export data provider website, the automaker has bought the 250cc motorcycle as a CBU unit in India for R&D purposes, with the model name BJ250 LGF. The bike has been styled like the Triumph Bonneville. However, the features and equipment make it a close

  • Nawazuddin Siddiqui upset with award shows

    Known for his out of the box performances, renowned actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui is gearing up for the promotions of his upcoming thriller Raman Raghav 2.0. While the trailer of the same has garnered immense curiosity, Nawaz reminisced about the popularity of his other roles. Further, the actor also seemed a little disturbed by the fact that none of the recent awards made note of his success in 2015.

  • Obama takes shot at Trump, says ‘ignorance’ not a virtue

    Washington D.C. : United States President Barack Obama took aim at presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during the commencement address at Rutgers University and told the graduates to flaunt their knowledge, not brag about their ignorance. Even though he did not name Trump directly, the President’s target was quite clear.

  • Assembly Elections: Moderate polling in Kerala, Tamil Nadu till 11 a.m.

    Chennai : Over 25 percent voters came out to cast their votes till 11 a.m. on Monday during the ongoing polling for the Tamil Nadu Assembly elections. Meanwhile, over 30 percent electorates cast their votes till 11a.m. in Kerala. The state’s Wayanad district recorded the highest turnout with 32 percent, while the lowest voter turnout is in Trivandrum with 21 percent.

  • Aishwarya makes heads turn with purple pout at Cannes

    Cannes: Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who has marked her 15th year at the Cannes Film Festival, stood out with a purple pout when she stepped out on the red carpet of the gala for the screening for her forthcoming film “Sarbjit”.