Free Press Journal
  • Mulayam may announce new party today

    LUCKNOW: In a crucial turn of events in the battle for supremacy in the Samajwadi Party, Mulayam Singh Yadav is likely to announce a new outfit on Monday along with virtually defunct Lok Dal, and retain the ‘samajwadi’ tag in its name, sources in the two parties have indicated.

  • People making up their minds to show BJP bure din: Mayawati

    Lucknow : BSP chief Mayawati on Sunday termed the poor showing of the BJP in the recently held student union elections as a “good omen for political transformation”, adding that the people of the country were now making up their minds to show the saffron party ‘bure din’ (bad days).

  • Expecting J’khand’s GDP to touch 10 per cent by 2019: Rajnath Singh

    Patting Chief Minister Raghubar Das for his charismatic leadership in Jharkhand, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that the state government has worked delightfully. With the Das government swearing in, systematic work started in Jharkhand. In the days to come, Jharkhand may emerge as one of the most promising states of the nation. Home Minister said it while addressing a big multitude of people in Dumka.

  • FIFA U-17 World Cup: The springboard for future stars

    New Delhi : From the planet’s costliest player Neymar to ‘tiki-taka’ kings Xavi and Iniesta to the ultimate sorcerer Ronaldinho, the FIFA Under-17 World Cup has been the cradle for many of world football’s household names. India is hosting the 17th edition of the mega-event, the country’s first-ever FIFA tournament, from October 6 to 28.

  • Iran’s new missile can reach Israel: US Prez

    Washington : US President Donald Trump has warned that the new ballistic missile “successfully” tested by Iran may be able to reach Israel.

  • Stalin seeks CBI inquiry to unravel Jaya’s murder mystery

    Chennai : DMK working president MK Stalin on Sunday urged the Centre to order a CBI probe to “unravel the mystery” surrounding J Jayalalithaa’s death. He said it was the “responsibility” of the Centre to do so.

  • Tennis: Axelsen, Marin claim singles titles at Japan Open

    Tokyo : Denmark’s reigning world champion Viktor Axelsen and 2016 Olympic champion Carolina Marin of Spain clinched the men’s and women’s singles titles respectively at the $325,000 Japan Open Superseries badminton championships here on Sunday, reports IANS.

  • Barca make it 6 out of 6, Ceballos scores 2 for Real

    Madrid : FC Barcelona rode their luck before eventually running out comfortable 3-0 winners in the Catalan derby against Girona to maintain their 100 percent record at the start of the season and go four points clear at the top of the Liga Santander football league, reports IANS.

  • CIC tells NCW to probe removal of its official hearing molestation plea

    New Delhi : The CIC has directed the National Commission for Women to probe the reason behind the abrupt removal of its joint secretary, who was hearing an RTI plea of a former employee who had filed a sexual harassment complaint against an NCW official, reports PTI.

  • Kerala Women’s Commission to move SC in Hadiya case

    25-year-old Hadiya, a homoeopath who converted to Islam last year and married a Muslim named Shafin Jahan. The marriage was annulled by the Kerala High Court following a petition from her parents

  • Prez Kovind offers prayers at Badrinath

    Dehradun: President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday offered prayers at the famous Himalayan shrines of Kedarnath and Badrinath in Uttarakhand, reports PTI.

  • Manchester clubs continue rolling, Chelsea keep pace

    London : Manchester City and Manchester United maintained their grip on the English Premier League’s (EPL) top two spots with wins over Crystal Palace and Southampton respectively, reports IANS.

  • Fresh violence hits Darjeeling hills, car torched

    Darjeeling : Incidents of fresh violence rocked West Bengal’s Darjeeling hills on Sunday as a vehicle on way to Lebong area in the district was set ablaze allegedly by Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) activists, police said.

  • CISF proposes armed cover against terror threat to UDAN scheme

    UDAN is a Regional Connectivity Scheme launched by the government that aims to make unserved/ underserved airports in small cities operational with regular flights, and offer subsidized airfares to encourage more people to fly

  • Nadal, Federer give Europe big lead in Laver Cup

    Prague : Spain’s Rafael Nadal and Switzerland’s Roger Federer, arguably the two greatest tennis players of all time, had done just about everything in their sport prior – except play doubles on the same side of the net.

  • Jacobites besiege Orthodox church supremo in Kerala

    Kochi : The Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church of India’s supreme head Baselios Marthoma Paulose II was on Sunday besieged in the St Mary’s Varikolly Church near Kochi by members of the opposing Jacobite faction for several hours and could only leave it in the evening, police said.

  • Winning starts for Anand, Harika at Isle of Man chess meet

    Isle of Man (UK) : Five-time World Champion Viswanathan Anand defeated International Master Marc Esserman of the US in the first round of the Isle of Man International Chess Tournament here.