Free Press Journal
  • ‘It’s about nation V/S the nation’

    Lyon : Gareth Bale says Wednesday’s Eurpoean football Championship semi-final against Portugal isn’t only a face off between him and Real Madrid team mate Cristiano Ronaldo and the Chris Coleman-coached outfit was a threat to any team.

  • A month left, and…

    Some 100 officers protested in the arrivals hall of Rio’s international airport holding banners reading ‘Welcome to Hell’ to demand unpaid salaries and overtime pay. (more…)

  • Boxer Neeraj one win away from Olympic

    New Delhi : WBC Asian champion Neeraj Goyat was the lone Indian left in fray for an Olympic berth after he entered the semifinals even as other two bowed out following first round losses in the International Boxing Association’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament for professional boxers in Vargas, Venezuela.

  • CT over, focus is now on Rio: Oltmans

    New Delhi : Having achieved the goal of a podium finish at the recently-concluded Champions Trophy in London, the Indian men’s hockey team chief coach Roelant Oltmans has now set his eyes on his next big target — the Rio Olympics.

  • Bengaluru Bulls edge Telugu Titans 30-28

    Hyderabad : Led by Rohit Kumar’s heroics, Bengaluru Bulls came up with an impressive performance to outclass Telugu Titans 30-28 in the Star Sports Pro Kabaddi here on Tuesday.

  • Pink ball Test is long way off, says Kumble

    New Delhi : Indian team’s head coach Anil Kumble has made it clear that ‘Pink Ball Test’ is “still a long way” even though he conceded that Day/Night Tests is the future if one wants to sustain the interest of cricket lovers in the longer format.

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    Narendra Modi Cabinet: A rather tame affair

    At the time of writing the new inductees into the Union Council of Ministers were yet to be assigned portfolios. In fact, there was no ruling out changes in the portfolios of old ministers.

  • BJP’s new script for UP assembly elections

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s much-awaited “Cabinet: the Reshuffle” was a ho-hum exercise, a box-office flop scarcely worth months of intense build-up – or even the effort of watching a supporting cast of 19 ministers of state take oath. The Union Cabinet showcases the same old ageing talent, featuring just one new entrant – Prakash Javadekar, bumped up from sidekick to star billing as full-fledged mantri.

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    Can Priyanka Gandhi resuscitate Congress?

    The Congress appears to have finally shed its hesitations about making full use of Priyanka Gandhi’s charisma. Till now, it was apprehensive about her appeal overshadowing Rahul Gandhi. But the recent defeats in Kerala, West Bengal and Assam on top of the earlier setbacks seem to have finally convinced the party that there is no point in holding back its supposed trump card.

  • The Pay-Off

    Once again the Muslim League has revealed itself in its true colours. At a public meeting in Madras, organised by the Tamilnad Muslim Covention, a band of fifty Leaguers are reported to have shouted “Pakistan Zindabad, Muslim League Zindabad.” The immediate provocation was the speech of the Convention President, Janab K.A. Sultan Mohideen, in which he dubbed the Muslim Leaguers fifth columnists. There is no need to feel terribly outraged at the