Free Press Journal
  • Stop saffron appeasement, Mayawati tells BJP

    LUCKNOW: The BJP government’s policy of “saffron appeasement” was impacting law and order in the state, BSP president Mayawati said on Saturday while demanding stern action against those behind the caste clashes in Saharanpur on Friday. “Murder, violence and playing with law and order has become a common sight in the name of saffron appeasement of the BJP government which has also caused fear and terror among the people,” Mayawati said in

  • If anyone can resolve Kashmir issue, it is PM Modi: Mehbooba

    Jammu : Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday said only Prime Minister Narendra Modi can resolve the Kashmir problem as he has a strong mandate and appealed to him to pull the valley out of morass.

  • AAP govt removes Kapil Mishra as minister, inducts 2 new faces

    New Delhi : The Arvind Kejriwal government on Saturday sacked Kapil Mishra as the water minister, days after he sided with senior party leader Kumar Vishwas who has been at loggerheads with the party leadership.

  • Yogi wields broom for cleaner UP

    Lucknow : Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday picked up a broom here to convey his seriousness towards making Uttar Pradesh clean, a day after he expressed regret over the state’s poor rating in the cleanliness survey.

  • Modi addresses Indian heads of mission meet

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed an Indian heads of mission meet, which is brainstorming key foreign policy issues and challenges including India’s engagement with major powers as well as strain in ties with Pakistan and China.

  • Indian-origin techie, wife shot dead in US

    Washington : An Indian-origin couple has been killed in the US in an apparent revenge attack by their daughter’s ex-boyfriend who was eventually shot dead in a standoff with police.

  • Leila Seth, first woman judge of Delhi High Court, dead

    Noida : Justice Leila Seth, the first woman judge of Delhi High Court who played a major role in making of the tough anti-rape law five years ago, died here on Friday night. She was 86.

  • USA Today requests FBI to probe Facebook spammers

    SAN FRANCISCO: The parent company of the USA Today daily has asked the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to probe the increase of spammers on its official page Facebook page that accounts for half of the newspaper’s followers on the social media giant. According to a report in USA Today on Friday, Facebook removed millions of fake accounts from the newspaper’s page last month, but millions of its remaining followers also were

  • Sharif, Bajwa agree to amicably resolve row over leaked report

    Islamabad : Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa have resolved to “amicably” address the differences over a leaked report that had angered the powerful army, a media report said on Saturday.

  • Displaced Rohingyas at risk of re-victimisation: UNHCR

    United Nations : The tens of thousands of members of Myanmar’s Rohingya community who fled persecution in north of the country and sought refuge in Bangladesh, remain highly vulnerable and risk being “re-victimised even in exile”, a senior UN refugee protection official has warned.

  • Trump’s Saudi visit shows he desires ties with Muslims

    Washington : Donald Trump’s decision to make Saudi Arabia the first stop for his maiden overseas trip shows the US President’s strong desire to build robust ties with the Islamic world and work with Muslim leaders to defeat radical terrorists, a top Trump supporter has said.

  • White House fires first female usher

    Washington : The White House has fired chief usher Angella Reid, the first woman and second African-American to hold the position, the media reported.

  • Indian-origin girl in UK gets 162 IQ points, more than Einstein’s

    London : A 12-year-old Indian-origin girl in England, who secured two points higher than geniuses Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking in the British Mensa IQ test, has been invited to join the coveted society as a member.