Free Press Journal
  • Mira-Bhayandar gets special squad to tackle drug peddlers

    Bhayandar: Adopting a zero tolerance policy against drug abuse and to counter the menace effectively, the Thane (rural) police administration led by SP Dr Mahesh Patil, on the eve of World Anti-Drugs Day (June 26), has constituted special teams in all divisions under its jurisdiction.

  • Treat urbanisation as opportunity; not calamity, says PM

    Pune : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged city planners not to treat urbanization as a ‘calamity’ but as an ‘opportunity’ to enrich and improve the lives of the people in an all-inclusive manner.

  • No ‘Air Force One’ For Pm Modi

    New Delhi : The idea of the Indian Air Force (IAF) flying the Prime Minister by “Air Force One” alike the United States president has been shelved by Narendra Modi himself.

  • Mob allegedly attack Akali Dal MLA Farzana Khatoon’s house

    Malerkotla (Pb) : A mob allegedly attacked the house of local Akali Dal MLA Farzana Nissara Khatoon while protesting alleged sacrilege of a religious book forcing police to open fire, police said on Saturday.

  • BJP MP seeks FIR against Vadra: Bikaner land deal case

    New Delhi : BJP MP Kirit Somaiya has sought registration of a criminal case against Robert Vadra, son-in-law of Congress President Sonia Gandhi, by the Rajasthan government in connection with an alleged land deal scam in the border town of Bikaner.

  • TN Cong chief Elangovan quits

    Chennai : Tamil Nadu Congress Committee President E V K S Elangovan has tendered his resignation owning up responsibility for the party’s poor show in assembly elections after Vice-President Rahul Gandhi was claimed to have expressed his displeasure over the drubbing.

  • Hostage crisis after blast at Somalia hotel

    Mogadishu : Gunmen who stormed a hotel in Somalia’s capital have taken an unknown number of hotel guests’ hostage, said the police, as the attackers set up snipers on the rooftop and were throwing grenades.

  • Secularism of Cong, Left euphemism for hating Hindutva: Joshi

    Bengaluru : Former Union Minister and senior BJP leader Murali Manohar Joshi on Saturday alleged that secularism as practiced by Congress and Left parties was “nothing but an euphemism for hating Hindutva”.

  • PM meets girl who had sought help for heart surgery

    Pune : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met the 6-year-old girl here who had written to him seeking help for her heart surgery owing to poor financial condition of her family. The PMO responded promptly and arranged help for Vaishali Yadav, who needed surgery for a hole in her heart, through the Pune district administration. She was operated upon successfully early this month at a city hospital.

  • Top Bihar leaders getting pension in the name of JP

    Patna : In their affidavits while filing the nomination papers, leaders in Bihar had claimed their assets worth more than Rs 1 crore each and in the annual returns to the cabinet secretariat department, chief minister and other cabinet colleagues declared their assets, both movable and immovable, to be over Rs one crore each. Many of them are getting pension as ex members of the Parliament, state legislature and in some cases from

  • Su-30 flies withBrahMos for first time

    Nashik : For the first time, a Sukhoi fighter jet flew with the supersonic BrahMos missile, moving it closer to trials for launching the missiles from the air.

  • Swamy will dent Modi’s image, drive away foreign investors

    Amulya Ganguli : Narendra Modi’s Alpha-male image of a domineering individual, a la Barabara Cartland’s romantic fiction, has been severely dented by the antics of Subramanian Swamy, a seemingly out-of-control saffron gadfly.

  • Man On Mission 

    Messi eyes to end COPA America title drought

  • Area-based model put on back-burner; entire city to turn Smart

    BHOPAL  : The authorities have decided to shelve the area-based development model and adopt pan-city model of Smart City. At least this was the gist of the deliberations of a meet on the Smart City Project, held at a city hotel on Saturday to mark the first anniversary of the launching of the project.

  • Over 1mn Seek 2nd Brexit Referendum, Bookies Cash In

    One woman from London placed her first ever bet with a 100,000 Pounds stake on the UK , voting to stay, ‘The Times’ reported. A record amount was gambled, with Betfair taking more than 60 million Pounds by Thursday afternoon, the largest ever for a political event.

  • Bloody Sadturday

    Eight CRPF troopers killed, 22 injured in LeT ‘Fidayeen’ attack