Free Press Journal
  • Florida finds Zika in local mosquitoes, bromeliads blamed

    Miami: Florida has found the Zika virus in three groups of mosquitoes trapped in Miami Beach — the first time this has happened in the continental US — and authorities are blaming a particular flower for making mosquito control much more difficult.

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    Rottenness of AAP

    Politics is dirty. And notwithstanding the noises made by the pretender-messiah Arvind Kejriwal, the Aam Admi Party is as corrupt and opportunistic as any other party. Period. On Wednesday, the AAP chieftain dismissed Delhi’s Minister for Women and Child Development Sandeep Kumar after the public airing of a sleazy CD by various television channels.  This was the third AAP minister to be dismissed in eighteen months following serious charges of wrong-doing, including

  • A bloodless coup

    Politics everywhere is the same. It is unprincipled, opportunistic and driven by the naked pursuit of power to the exclusion of any sense of morality and/or norms. The latest attestation to that near-universal description of politics has come from Brazil.

  • City in the grip of political fervor

    For that matter, neither the Shiv Sena nor the MNS are seen as development oriented parties. The condition of Mumbai’s roads is well known and no matter what the Shiv Sena says, it has to take the blame. But for the Marathi manoos, issues of nativism and regional pride will play a role so the Senas have no option but to keep playing that drum as loudly as possible.

  • Rahul’s Fight Is Against Rss ‘Ideology’: Congress

    New Delhi : The Congress on Thursday asserted that its vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s fight of principle is not against any individual or organisation but against the ideology and the thought process of the forces of hate, dividing the society in the name of religion, castes, region, what one wears and language you speak. Representing Rahul who is currently in his Amethi constituency, Congress spokesman Randeep Singh Surjewala informed the Supreme Court that Congress

  • If so eager, why avoided trial for 2 years, asks RSS

    New Delhi : The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Thursday slammed Rahul Gandhi for the farce of preparedness to face trial in the criminal defamation case only when the Supreme Court expressed opinion not to interfere.

  • NC stages protest, alleges mass arrests in Valley

    Srinagar : Opposition National Conference (NC) on Thursday staged a sit-in outside the Civil Secretariat here to protest against continued use of pellet guns and killings in Kashmir. The party has also alleged that arrests on mass scale are being made in the Valley from the past two-three days and people were sustaining injuries everyday during processions.

  • Mend ways or face salary cuts: J-K govt to employees

    Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Thursday warned its employees that their salaries will be withheld if they remain ‘unauthorisedly’ absent from their duty due to the ongoing unrest in the valley. “From the month of September, salary of the employees who remain on unauthorised absence from duty shall not be released and action under rules be initiated against them,” an official spokesman said after a meeting chaired by Chief Secretary

  • Kejri calls sacked minister a ‘rotten fish’ in AAP pond

    New Delhi : Calling him a ‘rotten fish”, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said Sandeep Kumar was removed from the Delhi Cabinet as he ‘betrayed’ the AAP’s principles, even as the legislator played the Dalit card to defend himself.

  • Pak sending 22 envoys on J&K, a futile exercise: India

    New Delhi: India on Thursday said that instead of sending 22 envoys with a wrong message on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan should have sent just one envoy with the right message to the right country. India’s statement comes in the wake of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif announcing last week that he will be sending 22 special envoys to world capitals to highlight the Kashmir issue.

  • Six HCs without regular chief justices: govt data

    New Delhi : Days after the Supreme Court expressed concern over vacancies in the higher judiciary, the latest Law Ministry data shows that six high courts are functioning without regular chief justices even as posts of 478 judges are lying vacant.

  • Papers Show Netaji Died In Air Crash

    London : A classified 60-year-old Japanese government document on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s death made public on Thursday clearly concludes that the legendary freedom fighter died in a plane crash in Taiwan on August 18, 1945, backing the official version.