Free Press Journal
  • Ravi Shankar Prasad

    Congress spreading lies against the Modi government to unnecessarily create confusion, fear: Ravi Shankar Prasad

    New Delhi: Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday mounted a blistering attack on Congress of daily inventing and spreading lies against the Modi government to unnecessarily create confusion and fear. Soon after Parliament was adjourned for the day on the issue of the Opposition’s demand for a probe into Punjab National Bank’s scam, he told a press conference at BJP headquarters here that defrauding of the bank by Nirav Modi began

  • Maharashtra Speaker Haribhau Bagade faces no-trust move by Opposition

    Mumbai: Alleging bias against opposition party members by Haribhau Bagade, speaker of the state assembly, the opposition cut across party lines on Monday and along with Congress and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) moved a no-confidence motion against Bagade.

  • Sunjuwan terror strike mastermind Mufti Waqas killed by Army in Kashmir

    Srinagar/Jammu: In a major breakthrough, 20 days after the Sunjuwan terror attack, which claimed the lives of six soldiers and a civilian, security forces in Kashmir have ‘eliminated the mastermind’. He was identified as the Jaish-e-Mohammed operational commander Mufti Waqas.

  • Contemplation on the Sublime State of Equanimity

    Equanimity is a perfect, unshakable balance of mind. It is rooted in insight. When we look into life, we notice how it continually moves between contrasts: there’s always a rise and a fall, success and failure, loss and gain, and honour and blame. We can observe how our heart responds to all these whether it is happiness and sorrow, delight and despair, disappointment and satisfaction or hope and fear. The waves of

  • Saddam Hussein

    ‘Seize assets of dictator Saddam, relatives, aides’ 

    Baghdad : Iraq has ordered the seizure of assets that belonged to executed dictator Saddam Hussein and more than 4,200 officials from his former regime, an official statement said on Monday.

  • Taliban accepts Prez Ghani’s peace dialogue

    Kabul : The Afghan Taliban has accepted to join the peace dialogue initiated by the Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani, according to officials.

  • Pak PM Abbasi meets PM Oli, discusses Saarc 

    Kathmandu : Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Monday met his Nepalese counterpart K P Sharma Oli here and discussed bilateral ties besides ways to revive the SAARC process.

  • Fresh air raids on Syria’s Ghouta kill 45

    Beirut :Fresh air raids by the Syrian regime on the besieged rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta killed at least 45 civilians overnight, a monitor said on Monday.

  • Xi praises CPC rule, says multi-party democracy promotes nasty competition

    Beijing : As Chinese President Xi Jinping is set to solidify his rule with an unlimited tenure, he was all praise for the one-party system furthered by the ruling Communist Party saying that it prevented rotation of power and “nasty competition” among political parties in a multi-party democracy.

  • 90th Oscars: Shape of Water leads at politically painted show

    Los Angeles : “The Shape of Water” emerged as the big winner with four honours at the 90th Academy Awards ceremony, including Best Picture — where celebration of cinema was laced with political jibes as well as powerful statements on debates like sexual harassment, immigration and gender balance that are plaguing Hollywood.

  • Manu Bhaker shoots gold, bronze for Ravi Kumar

    New Delhi : India jumped to the top of the pecking order as young Manu Bhaker clinched a gold medal while Ravi Kumar bagged a bronze in the ISSF World Cup in Guadalajara, Mexico.

  • Oz wrap up Test as Warner, De Kock bust-up probed

    Durban : Australia wrapped up a 118-run win on the fifth day of the first Test against South Africa on Monday but the result is likely to be overshadowed by an ugly bust-up between David Warner and Quinton de Kock.

  • Conrad uses pressure tactics to become CM

    The youngest son of late Lok Sabha Speaker PA Sangma reportedly threatened to pull down the Manipur govt and also block the BJP becoming part of the Nagaland govt using his community members in the two state assemblies.

  • India’s young turks ready for Tri-Nation test 

    Colombo : The aim would be to stay on the selectors’ radar for next year’s World Cup when India’s second-string team, led by Rohit Sharma, begins yet another Sri Lankan sojourn by taking on the islanders in the opening match of the Tri-Nation Nidahas Twenty20 Cup, here on Tuesday.

  • ‘Personal insults’ behind Warner-De Kock row

    Durban : Personal insults were at the root of a row between Australia’s David Warner and South Africa’s Quinton de Kock during the tea break of the fourth day of the first Test, their captains said.

  • Oz women take on India A

    Mumbai : Ahead of their three-match ODI rubber against hosts India, the Australian women’s outfit would look to get a feel of the conditions when they take on Indian women’s A team in a 50-over game here today.

  • BJP endangering peace in Northeast, says Cong

    New Delhi : Congress President Rahul Gandhi, who is back from his short trip to Italy to meet his 93-year old grandmother, on Monday said his party respects the mandate of the people of Tripura, Nagaland and Meghalaya, vowing to strengthen the party across the Northeast and win back the trust of the people.