Free Press Journal
  • Jet, Alliance Air near-miss case to be probed

    New Delhi : Government has started an investigation into a “serious incident” in Nagpur airspace last month involving Jet Airways and Alliance Air planes as they came in close proximity. A possible disaster was averted as the Traffic Collision Advisory System (TCAS) set off an alarm which alerted the pilots of the two aircraft which were dangerously close to each other. The incident happened on December 2. The Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau (AAIB),

  • An acting giant who traversed both East and West

    Mumbai : A giant of parallel and new wave cinema, Om Puri delivered some stellar performances in “Ardh Satya”, “Aakrosh” and “Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron” while being equally at home with Bollywood potboilers and Hollywood movies such as “East Is East” and “City of Joy”.

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    Mumbai: Kanhaiya Kumar plays caste card in fight for Dalit workers

    Mumbai : “Dalits and workers cannot be separated because 90 per cent of workers are Dalits. It is high time that we should be given an equal status in society and treated with dignity irrespective of the kind of work we do,” claimed  leader of the All India Student Federation (AISF) Kanhaiya Kumar at the protest rally of workers of Solid Waste Management (SWM) of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) at Azad Maidan on

  • Lalu sidelined at Modi-Nitish event; RJD, Cong unhappy

    Patna : Lalu Prasad not getting a seat on the dais with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar at the ‘Prakash Parv’ here on Thursday has left the ‘grand alliance’ government partners—RJD and Congress—livid.

  • BSP releases second list of 100 candidates for UP polls

    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) : The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Friday released its second list of 100 candidates for the upcoming assembly elections in politically crucial Uttar Pradesh.

  • Indore: Jail Road, here fear of theft still lingers

    Indore: Jail Road, one of the busiest roads of the city, has seen crime rate drop down in recent times. The area was plagued with thefts and loots but since the police increased their patrolling, the number of such incidents has dropped drastically. However, as it is one of the main markets particularly for mobile phones and accessories and is visited by traders from other cities very often the fear of robberies

  • Chances bright for Cong-SP tie-up in UP          

    Lucknow : With Akhilesh Yadav gaining upper hand in the power game in Samajwadi Party, Congress seems to be moving closer to an alliance with the ruling party in Uttar Pradesh to keep Muslim-Yadav equation intact.

  • Why this hurry to shut the Sahara case, Cong to govt

    New Delhi : The Congress on Friday said that after granting “immunity” to the Sahara Group, the government is trying to brush under the carpet the entire case against the Group in a “conspiratorial manner”.

  • ‘People allowing girls to wear short clothes disrespect them’

    New Delhi : It seems like Abu Azmi still hasn’t learnt from his past mistakes, as the Samajwadi Party leader on Friday stirred a fresh controversy with his derogatory remark stating that people allowing women to wear short clothes are the ones who actually disrespect them.

  • Indore: Society, cops and Politicians should stop blaming girls

    Indore: There is no end to number of molestation and rape cases in the country. A section of people unfortunately believe that girls and women have to stop inviting trouble but such people fail to acknowledge the fault of males and their warped mentality. In the backdrop of what transpired in Bengaluru on New Year’s eve, RADHIKA KHANDELWAL and HIMA KAGDE gauge the reaction of Indoreans.

  • Russia starts scaling down Syria military deployment

    Moscow : Russia’s military said it has begun scaling down its deployment to Syria, with Moscow’s sole aircraft carrier set to be the first to quit the conflict zone, reports AFP.

  • Moscow interfered in prez poll: US intel chief

    Washington : The US Director of National Intelligence James Clapper has said Russia staged cyber attacks to try to interfere in the November 8 presidential election, reports IANS.

  • VP Biden to Trump: ‘Grow up’

    Washington : Vice President Joe Biden has told President-elect Donald Trump to “grow up.”

  • 33 killed in fresh Brazil prison unrest

    Rio De Janeiro : Brazilian authorities said that at least 33 prisoners have died in a penitentiary in the northern state of Roraima, adding to 60 deaths reported at other prisons, reports AP.