Free Press Journal
  • 200 more railway stations to have Wi-Fi in 2017: Suresh Prabhu

    Thiruvananthapuram: As part of its programme to upgrade facilities for rail users, Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu said here today that 200 more stations and some additional trains would be provided with Wi-Fi in 2017.

  • Six hockey players appointed as DSP in Punjab Police

    New Delhi: Nine eminent international sports persons, including six hockey players, were today appointed as Deupty Superitendent of Police under sports quota by the Punjab government.

  • Note ban problems won’t end after Dec 30: Rahul Gandhi

    Baran (Raj): Questioning Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his assurance to people that problems due to demonetisation will end after December 30, Rahul Gandhi today said the “economic lockdown” will continue to hurt the poor, farmers and workers the most.

  • Behenji can sense her defeat in UP: BJP

    New Delhi: Accusing Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati of attempting to communalize the situation in Uttar Pradesh, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday highlighted the atrocities against Dalits during her rule and expressed confidence of forming the government in the politically crucial state next year.

  • Rajnath reiterates commitment to secure Indo-Bangladesh border

    Guwahati: The Centre reiterated its commitment to securing the Indo-Bangladesh international border, with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday stressing that the government was also committed for providing a “constitutional safeguard” to the indigenous people of Assam.

  • AAP alleges its Goa face being victimised, BJP refutes

    Panaji: AAP’s chief ministerial face for Goa, Elvis Gomes, today appeared before ACB in connection with an inquiry into an alleged land conversion ‘scam’,amid allegations by his party that he was being victimised, a charge which the ruling BJP rubbished.

  • Yechury calls for nation-wide anti-demonetisation protest

    Kolkata: Communist Party of India (Marxist) CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Monday called for a nation-wide protest against the government’s demonetisation.

  • Demonetisation decision against poor: Rahul Gandhi

    Baran: Continuing his tirade against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi said on Monday that demonetisation was against the poor since only one per cent people in India hold black money and that too is invested in real estate, land and Swiss banks.

  • Court dismisses Swamy’s plea in National Herald case

    New Delhi: A Delhi court today dismissed BJP leader Subramanian Swamy’s plea seeking certain documents from the Congress party and Associated Journals Ltd (AJL) in the National Herald case filed by him against Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and others.

  • BMC to declare Mumbai ‘Open defecation free’ on Salman Khan’s birthday

    Couple of weeks ago, BMC decided to collaborate with superstar Salman Khan to make Mumbai open defecation free. The actor was roped in as the face of the campaign which is also an integral part of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. And now, BMC has decided to declare the city open defecation free on December 27, the day Salman turns a year older.

  • Congress reiterates demand for Sahara diaries’ probe

    New Delhi: The Congress party on Monday reiterated its demand for a thorough probe into the bribery allegations against all those named in the Sahara diaries including its own party members.

  • Mani’s presence in LDF govt will weaken trial: Congress

    Kochi: Stepping up its attack against Electricity Minister M M Mani after he rejected opposition’s demand to quit following a court’s refusal of discharging him from a 34-year-old murder case, Congress today alleged that his presence in the CPI(M)-led LDF government would weaken the trial into the charges against him.

  • Former NCP MLA Ramesh Kadam quits party

    Mumbai: Former MLA Ramesh Kadam has quit NCP alleging that the leadership has “failed to act” against the reported anti-party activities of former minister Bhaskar Jadhav which led to electoral losses in Chiplun municipal council polls.

  • President, PM congratulate DRDO scientists on Agni-V test

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi today congratulated the DRDO scientists on the successful test-firing of nuclear-capable intercontinental missile Agni-V, saying it will add tremendous strength to the country’s strategic defence.

  • SP-Congress alliance only after BJP’s blessings: Mayawati

    Lucknow: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Chief Mayawati on Monday claimed that the prospective alliance between the Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Congress in Uttar Pradesh will only be sealed after the approval of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).