Free Press Journal
  • failed poll strategy : Has Prashant Kishor lost his Midas touch?

    New Delhi : Often credited with turning Narendra Modi into a political brand and bringing arch-foes Lalu Prasad Yadav and Nitish Kumar together for the Grand Alliance in Bihar, the magic of master poll strategist Prashant Kishor appears to have faded for the Congress, which suffered a drubbing in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.

  • Pak summons Indian envoy over Aseemanand acquittal

    “Aseemanand is an accused in the Samjhauta blast case. What we have noted is that over the last few years they had been exonerating people involved in the Samjhauta Express terrorist attack” Pak foreign office (more…)

  • Justice Karnan says warrant order shouldn’t be executed

    Kolkata : Terming the bailable warrant issued against him by a seven-judge Supreme Court Constitution bench ‘wrong’, Calcutta High Court Justice C S Karnan on Saturday said the order should not be executed against him.

  • India summons Pak envoy over ceasefire violations

    New Delhi : India on Saturday summoned the Deputy High Commissioner of Pakistan and conveyed its strong protest and “grave concern” over continued ceasefire violations by the Pakistan side at the LoC and international border in Jammu and Kashmir.

  • Telangana to pass Muslim, ST quota bills in March

    Enhancing the quota for Muslims and STs will take total reservation in the state to over 50 per cent, the upper limit prescribed by the Supreme Court, thus requiring a constitutional amendment. Muslims, who constitute 12.68 per cent of Telangana’s 3.52 crore population, currently enjoy four per cent quota in education and jobs. The STs, who are 9.34 per cent of the population, are availing six per cent reservation.

  • US Justice Dept urged to treat ethnic attacks as hate crimes

    Washington : Sixty-seven US lawmakers have urged the Department of Justice to treat the attacks against ethnic minorities like Indian-Americans as hate crimes and called on President Donald Trump to end his “inflammatory rhetoric”.

  • Donald to ask Merkel for advice on Putin, Ukraine

    Washington : In his meeting in Washington with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, US President Donald Trump would ask for advice on Russia and Ukrainian crisis, a senior administration official said on Friday.

  • Netherlands won’t allow Turkey FM flight

    The Hague : The Dutch government on Saturday refused permission for Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu’s plane to travel to the Netherlands for a planned campaign rally in Rotterdam.

  • Theresa May could trigger Art 50 on Tuesday: Report

    London: British Prime Minister Theresa May could formally trigger Brexit as early as Tuesday after European leaders revealed that they were already making preparations for an announcement.

  • Don’t appease Afghan terror groups: India

    United Nations : Recalling the tragedies of 2001, India has warned against appeasing terrorist organisations operating in Afghanistan.

  • Twin Damascus bombs targeting pilgrims kill 46

    Damascus : Twin bombs targeting Shiite pilgrims on Saturday killed 46 people in Damascus, most of them Iraqis, a monitoring group said, in one of the bloodiest attacks in the Syrian capital.

  • These male celebrities are raising the kids alone!

    Karan Johar shocked the world recently with the news of becoming the father of twins via surrogacy. While wishes and congratulatory messages are still flowing, one can’t deny the truth of changing dynamics in the man-woman relationship. A successful parenthood is the association and joint efforts of both man and woman regarding their kid. Both of them play a major role in shaping up their child’s life and future. But mostly a mother’s involvement

  • Fish eyes may hold key to blindness cure

    Washington : Scientists, including one of Indian origin, have identified a chemical signal in the zebra fish brain that helps it regenerate retina, a finding that may help cure blindness in humans.

  • ‘Can’t stop responding to Ashwin’

    “Ashwin is a fantastic bowler, he’s got a lot of wickets in his backyard and I have to respond to that,” said the dangerous batsman David Warner. (more…)

  • Cummins replaces injured Mitchell Starc

    Ranchi : Paceman Patrick Cummins has replaced injured Mitchell Starc in the Australian squad for the remainder of the Test series against India, Cricket Australia announced on Saturday.