Free Press Journal
  • How about naming Swiss a/c holders? Rahul to Modi

    Sitapur (Uttar Pradesh) : Tearing into Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘real’ motives behind demonetisation, the Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi  branded ‘demonetisation’ as a tool to waive off loans worth crores taken by some 50 rich families, instead of an initiative against black money as the Prime Minister has projected.

  • PM hails missile test, says Cong will ask for ‘proof’

    Rudrapur: While hailing the successful test-firing of an interceptor missile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday took pot shots at the Congress saying they will ask for proof of the test.

  • BSF jawan’s Facebook accounts under scanner for ‘Pak friends’

    New Delhi : The multiple Facebook accounts linked to BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav, who raised allegations of bad quality food being served to security personnel, have come under the scanner of intelligence agencies for having several ‘friends’ from Pakistan. About 17 per cent of the over 6,000 ‘friends’ in Yadav’s accounts are from Pakistan, Home Ministry sources on Saturday said.

  • UBI will be set in motion over next 1 year: Jaitley

    New Delhi : Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday hoped that the Universal Basic Income (UBI) scheme mooted by the Economic Survey will be implemented over the next one year in some parts of the country at least on experimental basis.

  • Bihar toppers scam: Ruby Rai’s father arrested

    Patna : The Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Bihar Police probing the topper’s scam on Saturday arrested the father of Ruby Rai, an accused, police said.

  • Mistaken identity: This Abdul Gani Bhat is not a Hurriyat leader

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday took note of the fact that Abdul Gani Bhat, a Srinagar resident, is not a Hurriyat leader as mentioned in a news report on January 16, when his matter had come before it on that day.

  • Time to end caste-driven politics in UP: Modi

    Budayun : Minister Narendra Modi renewed his attack on Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday and charged him with presiding over chaos and lawlessness in the state in the past five years.

  • SP-Cong release 10-pt common minimum programme

    Lucknow : Seeking to win over 300 of the 403 Assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav and Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday jointly released ten commitments on which their alliance will work on coming to power.

  • Won’t construct memorials, statues any more: Mayawati

    Bijnor : Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Saturday said her government, if voted to power, would concentrate more on the development of Uttar Pradesh and welfare of the people rather than constructing more memorials and statues.

  • Mulayam addresses first rally, seeks votes for brother Shivpal

    Etawah (UP) : After staying away from campaigning till now, SP patriarch Mualyam Singh Yadav on Saturday addressed his first rally where he sought votes for brother Shivpal, saying the election is important for both of them.

  • If Kejriwal wins Punjab, it will alter course of politics

    The emerging consensus that there is a wave in favour of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Punjab is terrible news for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress, not because they will have lost the election but because the road ahead will become that much more difficult.

  • Immigration not linked to increased crime in US: Study

    New York : Far from increasing incidents of crime, immigration is actually linked to reductions in some types of crimes in the US, says a study that found no support for the commonly held notion that more immigrants lead to more crime.