Free Press Journal
  • racism

    Defuse tension with Africans in India

    It is unfortunate that after all the effort that the Narendra Modi government has been making to reach out to nations in Africa for stronger political and economic ties, the recent incident of a brutal assault on some African youth by a mob in a mall in Greater Noida area of the National Capital Region has soured relations with the community in New Delhi. That the chiefs of missions of 43 African countries have,

  • It’s payback time for Delhi

    When Narendra Modi took over as Prime Minister on May 26, 2014, he surprised everyone by inviting the heads of state from the neighbouring countries for his swearing in ceremony, sending a signal that he is keen on ‘neighbours first’ concept. He had also taken it forward by visiting most of the neighbouring countries and improving the neighbourhood ties. . After seven and a half years of gap, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will

  • Ambiguity around atithi devo bhava

    MAKING the fine distinction between guests, refugees and intruders is thus an important, albeit confusing, ideologically fraught and sometimes politically utilitarian exercise. Take the Rohingya Muslims. Fleeing near-genocidal violence from, ironically, the Buddhist majority in their home state of Rakhine in Burma, they are clearly political refugees. Targeted on grounds of race and religion rather than political opinion, they are nonetheless fleeing an oppressive state.

  • North Korea fires ballistic missile into Sea of Japan

    Seoul : North Korea has fired a projectile into the Sea of Japan on Wednesday, a South Korean Defense Ministry official said. CNN quoted the South Korean official as saying that the projectile was fired from North Korea’s Sinpo region in South Hamgyong Province. Earlier, North Korea had warned the global community that it will retaliate if they put sanctions over its latest round of weapons tests.

  • Vinod Khanna hospitalised in Mumbai, stable

    Mumbai: Vinod Khanna has been hospitalised due to “severe dehydration”. Khanna was hospitalised in HN Reliance Foundation and Research Centre in Girgaum on Friday night. His son, Rahul, says the doctors are looking to discharge him soon.

  • BJP MLA wants corporation to take over Jalgaon highway

    Mumbai: Ruling BJP legislator Rajumama Bhole from Jalgaon has written a letter to the Municipal Corporation (MC) to hand over the three highways passing through the city to the MC.

  • horoscope

    Today’s horoscope by Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- You may be enthusiastic about certain developments at your work place. Your work will be appreciated by your seniors. You will get a new chance to prove yourself in politics and sports.

  • Geetha Johri becomes first woman DGP of Gujarat, replaces PP Pandey

    Ahmedabad : Senior IPS officer Geetha Johri was appointed as the new Gujarat DGP on Tuesday following the resignation of incumbent P P Pandey. The 1982-batch IPS officer is the first woman to become the Gujarat police chief.

  • Bhopal: Two held for involvement in murder of med store owner, asst

    BHOPAL: Police arrested two more men accused of being involved in the shocking twin murder of a medical store owner and his assistant on Tuesday here. The two arrested are believed to be the two accomplices of the arrested main accused present during the incident, the police said.

  • UK visa rules to hit Indians

    The Tier 2 category of visas, a route used by many Indians will undergo major set of changes under the new rules

  • Uncertainty on visa front key challenge for IT: Infy co-founder

    Hyderabad : Uncertainty on the visa front is the main challenge for India’s Information Technology sector in 2017-18 but it’s going to be business as usual otherwise, said industry veteran Kris Gopalakrishnan.

  • Bhopal: People paying for what they are not using

    BHOPAL: Madhya Pradesh was a state in which power consumers were paying for what they were not using, alleged Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) state coordinator Alok Agarwal, in a press conference here on Tuesday.

  • Ram Jethmalani to fight case for free

    New Delhi : Noted lawyer Ram Jethmalani on Tuesday said he will fight the defamation case filed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for free.

  • India rejects any US role in resolving Indo-Pak issues

    New Delhi/New York : India on Tuesday swiftly rejected any US role in resolving Indo-Pak issues, hours after American Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley suggested that the Trump administration may “find its place” in efforts to de- escalate Indo-Pak tension.

  • Par panel pulls up ICMR for ‘poor’ research output

    New Delhi : The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) needs to augment its research “substantially” to cater to various health challenges in the country, a Parliamentary panel has said, reports PTI.

  • Brave female employees foil robbery bid by armed men

    Gurgaon : Two female bank employees today foiled a robbery bid by two armed persons after overpowering them in a branch of SBI in Badshahpur here, said the police, reports PTI.