Free Press Journal
  • Families of missing fishermen pray for Christmas miracle

    Poonthra (Ker) : Clutching her four daughters, Selvi has been praying for a week at the St Thomas church here for a miracle that would bring back her husband, one of the 29 fishermen from here missing in the high seas after Cyclone Ockhi hit the coastal state of Kerala.

  • US House passes resolution on ‘ethnic cleansing’ of Rohingyas

    Washington : The US House of Representatives has condemned the “ethnic cleansing” of Rohingya Muslims and called on Myanmar’s leadership to end attacks on minorities in the Rakhine state, in the stiffest congressional criticism of the government in the Buddhist-majority country.

  • 50 injured in German train collision: Police

    Berlin : Some 50 people were injured in a collision between a passenger train and a freight train near the German city of Duesseldorf, police said.

  • Men behind plot to kill UK PM to appear in court

    London : Two men who were arrested for allegedly plotting to kill British Prime Minister Theresa May will appear in a London court on Wednesday, media reported.

  • Modi an ignorant prachar-shastri, derailed economy, says Congress

    New Delhi: In the latest war of words between the Congress and BJP in the run-up to the Gujarat polls, Congress MP Anand Sharma on Wednesday called Prime Minister Narendra Modi an “ignorant prachar-shastri” who was “less literate in economics”, leading to the country’s economy getting “derailed”.


    New Delhi : Continuing the tirade against Prime Minister Modi on 22 years of the BJP’s misrule in Gujarat, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday posed eighth question on the health issue.

  • Unlike Modi I am human, thanks for pointing out mistake: Rahul to BJP

    New Delhi : Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday thanked the BJP for pointing out mistakes in his tweet question on Tuesday over inflation, saying that “unlike” Prime Minister Narendra Modi he was “human” and did make the odd mistake. He asked the BJP to “please do keep it coming”.

  • Cong will provide free sanitary pads to girl students

    Vadodara: The Congress will provide sanitary napkins to girl students in Gujarat free of cost by abolishing GST if voted to power, All India Mahila Congress president Sushmita Dev announced here on Wednesday.