Free Press Journal
  • Why it is important to stop brooding

    DR SHRIRANG BAKHLE tells us how to stop thinking repeatedly about a negative incident, and move on in life

  • Scientists leave labs, take to streets to defend research

    Washington : Thousands of scientists worldwide left their labs to take to the streets today along with students and research advocates in pushing back against what they say are mounting attacks on science.

  • I fear tampering of EVM in MCD polls too: Kejriwal

    New Delhi : Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Saturday he fears “5 to 10 per cent” EVM tampering in Delhi’s civic polls and urged people to vote heavily for the AAP to defeat this.

  • BJP files police complaint against CM

    New Delhi : On the eve of MCD polls, the Delhi BJP on Saturday filed a police complaint against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over his comments that voting for BJP would put the lives of the city’s children at risk.

  • Yogi govt transfers 8 more IPS officers

    On Friday, UP Director General of Police Javeed was shunted to a less important post by the Yogi Adityanath government, which transferred 12 IPS officers in the first big reshuffle in the top police hierarchy in UP. (more…)

  • Herald case: Swamy seeks ex-CM Hooda as witness

    New Delhi : Former Haryana chief minister and Congress leader B S Hooda was on Saturday arrayed as a witness by BJP MP Subramanian Swamy in support of his complaint filed against Congress president Sonia Gandhi, vice-president Rahul Gandhi and others in the National Herald case.

  • Chidambaram calls for Governor’s rule in Kashmir

    New Delhi: Former union home minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Saturday called for Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti to break coalition with the BJP and let the Governor’s rule be imposed in the state to save it from the deteriorating law and order. “The honourable course for honourable CM of J&K is to snap the coalition with BJP and make peace with the people,” tweeted Chidambaram, adding

  • Protesting TN farmers drink urine at Delhi’s Jantar Mantar

    New Delhi : Tamil Nadu farmers stage a protest at New Delhi’s Jantar Mantar for drought relief, drank their own urine on Saturday in another desperate bid to draw the government’s attention to their plight.

  • Dhinakaran questioned in EC official bribery case

    New Delhi : AIADMK (Amma) leader TTV Dhinakaran was on Saturday questioned by the police here over an alleged attempt to bribe an EC official for retaining the ‘two leaves’ party symbol and the related money trail.

  • UP govt to set up food testing labs in all districts

    Lucknow : Taking a serious note of adulteration in food items, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed setting up of laboratories for testing food samples in every district of the state.

  • DMK asks farmers to participate in TN bandh

    Chennai : DMK working president MK Stalin on Saturday urged the farmers from Tamil Nadu staging a protest in Delhi to defer their agitation and take part in the April 25 bandh called by the opposition parties in the state in support of the drought-hit farmers.

  • Yechuri gets Congress help but hardliners of CPI (M) may spurn it

    New Delhi : CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechuri, a JNU product, is completing his second 6-year term of the Rajya Sabha on August 18, just six days after turning 65, with no chance of winning again as his party has just 26 MLAs that are too short of victory, not even if single CPI member too votes for him.

  • Fresh Sushil salvo: Lalu family has Rs 115 cr benami property

    Patna : Former deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Saturday alleged that five diamond merchants from Mumbai had given interest free loans to RJD president Lalu Prasad in 2007-08 for purchase of a palatial house in New Friends Colony of New Delhi. Each of the diamond merchants gave Rs one crore to Lalu’s sons.

  • BJP slams KCR for piling up more promises

    Hyderabad : In an apparent reference to a farmers’ welfare scheme announced by Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao at his party plenary session, Opposition BJP on Saturday said fresh promises made by TRS government look “insincere and unreliable” as those made during the elections have not been fulfilled yet.

  • Cong wants CBI probe into Alwar lynching

    Jaipur : A Congress delegation met Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh and demanded a CBI probe into the lynching of Pehlu Khan in Alwar district, allegedly by cow vigilantes.

  • Mehbooba to meet Modi as threat of guv rule looms

    Jammu/Srinagar : As the war of attrition between allies BJP and PDP over the handling of the situation in Kashmir heats up, is the troubled state heading for another spell of Governor’s rule?