Free Press Journal
  • Aligning with SP is Congress’ political bankruptcy: Mayawati

    Lucknow: Taking on Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav over corruption and ‘tacit understanding’ with the BJP, BSP supremo Mayawati on Saturday said the Congress bid to align with the ruling SP for the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls was a reflection of its political bankruptcy.

  • SP leader Ambika Chaudhary joins BSP

    Lucknow: Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and Mulayam Singh Yadav’s loyalist Ambika Chaudhary joined the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Saturday in its supremo, Mayawati’s presence.

  • Mayawati appeals Muslim voters to exercise their right to vote wisely

    Lucknow: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Saturday urged the Muslim voters to cast their votes in favour of her, and not in support of the ruling Samajwadi Party, in order to defeat the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

  • Boys perform death defying stunts to win Rs 20,000 on train roof tops

    In present time people are inspired from movies, some people even try to copy the stunts from movies. Nowadays it is seen that boys daring to stunts like going on top of the train and touching the over ahead wire. These stuntmen who do this stunts for bets, for which they get paid a amount of Rs 20,000.

  • Audi rolls out 8-Millionth car with Quattro Tech

    German automaker, Audi, is celebrating a special milestone that only a handful of manufacturers in the world can actually think of. Audi’s Mexican manufacturing facility recently rolled out a garnet red-coloured Audi Q5 2.0 TFSI quattro which became Audi’s 8-millionth car to feature a quattro four-wheel-drive system.

  • Toyota Fortuner bookings cross 10,000 mark

    Launched in November last year, the bookings of the all-new Toyota Fortuner have crossed the 10,000 mark. The immensely popular body-on-frame SUV has redefined the segment and in its latest avatar, everything has gone a notch higher, be it looks, cabin, feature or engine. In the past two months, close to 5,000 units of the Fortuner have been delivered. The waiting period has been constantly rising since the SUV’s launch, and it

  • From Kai Po Che to MS Dhoni Untold Story, Sushant Singh Rajput turns 32

    The MS Dhoni biopic starrer Sushant Singh Rajput turns 32 today. ‘Kai Po Che’ to ‘MS Dhoni’ biopic has been Sushant’s journey so far. In 2013, he debuted in Bollywood with ‘Kai Po Che’, for which he received critical acclaim as well as three best male debut awards.

  • INDvsENG: Opener Hales out of tour with fractured hand

    Kolkata: Already down 0-2 in the ongoing ODI series against India, England were dealt another blow before the third and final rubber here on Sunday as opener Alex Hales was ruled out of rest of the tour with a fractured hand.

  • Government’s delayed action on Jallikattu led to mass agitation, says DMK

    New Delhi: Pinning the responsibility of resolving the Jallikattu issue on the Central Government, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Saturday said that it is due to the government’s delayed action that the state is experiencing mass agitation.

  • Bhopal: Only 12% eighth graders can divide numbers; 14% know substraction

    BHOPAL: Only 12.6 percent of the students who have completed eight years of schooling in the state can divide and 14.8 percent can subtract numbers; and amazingly, more than 10 percent of them cannot recognise the numbers from 1 to 9. Whereas, in the year 2005, more than 74 per cent of the class 8 students could solve division problems and around 17 per cent could subtract one number from another.

  • Bhopal: Vidisha farm co-op societies on I-T radar

    BHOPAL: The Income tax department has intensified its investigations into the post-demonetisation financial dealings of cooperative banks. It is being probed how these banks got deposits of upwards of Rs 164 cr in just four days after announcement of demonetisation.

  • Bhopal: Will make law for death penalty for rapists of minors says CM

    BHOPAL: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, in a youth convention at Rewa on Friday, announced that the rapists of girls aged up to 5 years will be punished with capital punishment. Chouhan said state government will frame a law in this matter. Chouhan has been advocating capital punishment to rapists.

  • A red rag to a bull: Local Tamilians from Bhopal outraged by Jallikattu ban

    BHOPAL: Jallikattu ban has become the subject-matter of a fierce debate. In a peaceful protest against Jallikattu ban, tens of thousands of people thronged at Marina, an iconic beach in Chennai on the fourth day of the protest on Friday. Some noted personalities like Rajnikanth, Kamal Hasan et al also joined the silent protest against the ban.

  • Tendulkar calling me ‘superstar’ feels ‘little embarrassing’, says Yuvraj

    New Delhi: Comeback man Yuvraj Singh, who smashed a blistering century to help India secure a series-clinching 15-run victory in the second one-day international against England, feels a “little embarrassed” after Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar showered praise on his innings by calling him a “superstar”.

  • Revival of SC social justice bench laudable

    The decision of the new Chief Justice of India, Justice J.S. Khehar, to revive the popular social justice bench which had been set up by Justice H.L. Dattu in December 2014 and scrapped inexplicably by his successor Justice T.S. Thakur is indeed a step in the right direction. Several cases had piled up in the Supreme Court since March 2016 when the bench was wound up. The special bench used to sit for two

  • Mere Assembly draft will not heal wounds

    The unanimous resolution passed by the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly calling for the return of Kashmiri Pandits who had fled the State for fear of militancy 27 years ago is a belated but welcome step. That these hapless people had to leave their hearths and homes to save themselves from being butchered and most of them were forced to live as refugees in camps is a shame for the state as well as the