Free Press Journal
  • IPL 2018: 5 crucial factors from Royal Challengers Bangalore’s win over Mumbai Indians

    Royal Challengers Bangalore finally defended a total and defeated defending champions Mumbai Indians by 14 runs at Bengaluru on Tuesday. RCB posted a reasonable score on a slow surface and for once their bowlers bowled as a collective unit and with the victory, Bangalore are still in the hunt for the playoffs. Mumbai, on the other hand, again looked out of sorts and short of ideas and now defending their crown might

  • Biplab Kumar Deb

    The inanities of Biplab Kumar Deb

    Even after making a generous allowance for the fact that he is a politician, the utterances of Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb do not make sense. In fact, these are pure and simple nonsense. He is mistaken to believe that becoming chief minister gives him the license to hold forth on all and sundry subjects about which he seems to know next to nothing. Honestly, before he inflicts further damage on

  • Friendship with China is unavoidable for India

    The first informal summit in Wuhan spread over two days on July 27 and 28 between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi has endeavoured to put the bilateral relations on an even keel between the two major Asian neighbours. It has sought to activate mechanisms for dialogue which had inexplicably been side stepped.

  • The hopes of third front have brightened

    It is becoming increasingly clear that Congress supremo Sonia Gandhi’s plan to forge a united front of opposition parties is running into rough weather. Sonia has had a one-point agenda—to foist her son Rahul as the Opposition challenger to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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    Mumbai: 34-year-old man arrested for brutal rape and murder of wife

    Mumbai: A 34-year-old man raped and murdered his 38-year-old wife on Monday evening, because he suspected her of having an extra-marital affair. The accused Santosh Shelke (38) inserted an alcohol bottle inside his wife’s private parts and strangled her to death. The Shahpur police have arrested Santosh under Section 376 (rape) and Section 302 (murder) of the Indian Penal Code.

  • IPL 2018: Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Mumbai Indians by 14 runs

    Bengaluru: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) pulled off an excellent bowling performance to defeat Mumbai Indians by 14 runs in an Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the M.Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Tuesday. Chasing a managable target of 168 runs, Mumbai lost wickets at regular intervals and could only post 153/7 in their 20 overs.

  • This is too much, stop exploiting the poor: Supreme Court tells government

    New Delhi: ‘‘This is too much. This is exploitation of the poor,” a “shocked” Supreme Court told the government on Tuesday when it said it has set up a committee to fix a timeline to comply with its directions on a matter relating to the welfare of construction workers. “Is this the attitude of the Government of India towards poor people,” it asked the counsel appearing for the Centre while expressing anguish

  • The Inner Teacher

    Mankind throughout the ages has produced what we call the ‘holy ones’. The holy ones set out the rules by which we can live our lives and reach a higher state of existence utilizing the dormant potential lying untapped within us. There are tomes and volumes on the subject of quest for enlightenment; but how do these holy ones, philosophers, prophets and sons of God, receive this information which they pass on

  • India increase lead at top of ICC Test rankings

    Dubai :  India continued to sit at the top of the latest ICC Test Team Rankings, ahead of South Africa and Australia. Not only that, with the results from 2014-15 being removed from the equation and those from 2015-16 and 2016-17 being weighted at 50 per cent, India have actually stretched their lead over South Africa from four to 13 points.

  • RCB overpowers Mumbai

    Bengaluru : Last over of the Royal Challengers innings bowled by Mitchell McClenaghan who gave away 24 runs, proved very costly in the end in the context of the match for Mumbai Indians. On a pitch which was in favour of bowlers than the batsmen, chasing 168 runs for a victory proved too steep for Mumbai. Hardik and Krunal Pandya tried their best as they put on 56 runs to take Mumbai

  • Bottom-placed DD takes on inconsistent Rajasthan Royals

    New Delhi : Staring at an early exit after their sixth loss in eight games, bottom-placed Delhi Daredevils, under new skipper Shreyas Iyer, will have to treat each IPL game as a virtual knockout, starting with their clash against Rajasthan Royals, here on Wednesday.

  • Du Plessis is all praise for MS

    Pune : Chennai Super Kings batsman Faf Du Plessis has heaped praise on skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni for his ability to hit any bowler and said such a quality can make life difficult for any rival captain.

  • ‘Give suggestions on BCCI draft constitution’

    Supreme Court has asked state cricket bodies and BCCI office-bearers to give their suggestions with regard to the draft constitution to the amicus curiae before May 11

  • Israel reveals shelves of Iran’s nuke archive

    Jerusalem : Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has disclosed files which he said could “prove” Iran’s secret development of nuclear weapons.