Free Press Journal
  • Shivraj to interact with ministers at Halali Dam

    Bhopal: The chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will interact with his ministerial colleagues at the Halali Dam on July 10. Messages have been sent to all ministers to attend this informal meeting. They have been asked to reach the place at 2.30 pm. Halali Dam is about 40 km from the city in Raisen district and is a tourist spot.

  • Cologne mob assaults

    Germany toughens rape law after Cologne mob assaults

    Berlin: The German parliament on Thursday passed a landmark “no means no” rape law, broadening the definition of sex crimes and making it easier to deport migrants and refugees who commit them. After years of anguished discussion on the need for tougher treatment of rape by the German criminal justice system, the new legislation finally came together following a rash of sexual assaults in crowds on New Year’s Eve in the western

  • Putin signs controversial amendments into law

    Moscow : Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday signed into law controversial counter-terrorism amendments that have sparked alarm among rights activists. The amendments, rammed through the parliament on its last session before the summer break, include introducing prison sentences for failure to report a grave crime and doubling the number of crimes for which Russians as young as 14 can be prosecuted.

  • Eid-attack-Bangladesh

    Hindu woman among four dead in Bangla terror attack on Eid

    Dhaka: Islamist militants carrying bombs and machetes launched a deadly attack on Bangladesh’s biggest Eid gathering, killing four persons including two policemen and a Hindu woman, nearly a week after 22 people were slaughtered in the country’s worst terror attack.

  • BJP attack Digvijaya Singh sharing stage with Zakir Naik

    Meanwhile, the BJP has attacked the Congress over a video of its senior leader Digvijaya Singh sharing the stage with the controversial  Zakir Naik. Referring to Digvijaya’s presence on stage with Zakir Naik, party spokesperson G V L Narasimha Rao said: “Whether it is Digvijaya or any other Congress leader including the top leadership…Sonia Gandhi we all remember that she wept not for the security personnel

  • Sena bows to BJP with straight back

    Will participate in the cabinet  expansion; is content on two MoS berths for the time being

  • Dhaka attack: ‘Terrorist remark twisted out of context’

    Mumbai : Facing heat over the “hate speech” that reportedly inspired one of the terrorists involved in the Dhaka attack, Zakir Naik said his statement “urging all Muslims to become terrorists” has been taken out of context and that he is totally against terrorism and the killing of innocent humans.

  • Bjp’s real telecom scam is unmasked

    Cong slams the govt for attempts to help friendly “crony capitalists and cries foul at the Telecom Ministry”s bid to dilute the loss figures put forth by the CAG by putting own empanelled CAs to re-evaluate these figures

  • Theresa-May

    Britain poised to have first woman PM since Thatcher!

    London : Britain is poised to get its first woman Prime Minister in more than a quarter of a century since Margaret Thatcher as the race to succeed David Cameron after the Brexit vote narrowed down to home secretary Theresa May and energy minister Andrea Leadsom on Thursday.

  • India poised to ramp up n-energy sector: Goyal

    New Delhi : India is looking at ramping up nuclear energy production in a big way with renewed thrust on clean energy resources, Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday said. “Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given nuclear energy a renewed thrust. We got into nuclear engagement with US in 2008 but from 2008 to 2014 we have seen a hiatus… now we are into missile technology regime… The amount of progress done in

  • Collegium not ready to let govt have final say

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court collegium has once again rejected the procedure suggested by the government for the appointment of the higher judiciary judges, asserting that the government having the final say would undermine the judicial independence and thereby the basic feature of the Constitution.

  • France offers to start Kaveri engine for Tejas

    New Delhi : France has offered to help India revive the unsuccessful Kaveri engine project for indigenous Tejas aircraft and a host of other high-end collaboration as part of the offsets in the multi-billion Euro Rafale fighter plane deal which is now in the final stages. Defence sources said the file on the purchase of the 36 Rafale aircraft in a fly-away condition from France has been finalised and is likely to be

  • Narada CEO again urges withdrawal of summons

    Kolkata: Narada News CEO Mathew Samuel on Thursday wrote to Kolkata Police asking it to reconsider his request to withdraw the summon against him in connection with its probe into the Narada sting operation, since the matter is sub-judice and under consideration of the Calcutta High Court. “I have written to the Kolkata Police Thursday asking them to reconsider my request to withdraw the summons issued the police asking me to appear