Free Press Journal
  • P J Kurien

    RS seat: KPCC downplays protests; rumbling continues

    Thiruvananthapuram : The Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee on Saturday downplayed the protest among party workers over its decision to forgo a Rajya Sabha seat in favour of the Kerala Congress (M), which returned to the UDF coalition after a gap of two years.

  • Crowning glory for Halep

    Thrilling fightback gives Simona first French Open title.

  • BMC’s smart parking scheme in a mess

    BHOPAL : Not everything is going well in the smart parkings initiative of the Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) which is being developed by Mindtek Company.

  • Indian women to face Bangladesh in Asia Cup final

    Kuala Lumpur : Bangladesh outclassed hosts Malaysia by 70 runs in their final league tie to set their date with six-time champions India in the summit clash of the women’s Asia Cup at the Kinrara Academy Oval here on Sunday.

  • Monsoon to hit city in 48 hours

    Indore : The local residents’ wait for monsoon appears to be over as meteorological department said it is likely to reach city by June 12, three days before normal date.

  • Sharad Pawar

    Pawar questions bailout package of Rs 7K crore for sugarcane farmers

    New Delhi : Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) president Sharad Pawar has questioned the bailout package of Rs 7,000 crore for sugarcane farmers announced early this week as misleading as the breakup of the figures actually total up to only Rs 4047 crore.

  • ‘Kaala’ cannot fix Rajini’s political win: AIADMK

    CHENNAI: Days after the much-hyped release of Rajinikanth starrer ‘Kaala,’ AIADMK senior leader and Tamil Nadu Minister D Jayakumar on Saturday said a movie’s success does not guarantee success in politics.

  • Now, become a food chemist, gerontologist or dog walker and more

    Mumbai : The road not taken is, by degrees, becoming the norm for students when it comes to the subject of further studies. They are ready to break out of the Science, Commerce or Arts mould and get a bachelor’s in rural studies, puppetry, public health, military training, spa management, ethical hacking and policy-making — some of which students didn’t even knew existed. But these are courses are offered by various colleges,

  • Taliban declares ceasefire with Afghanistan for Eid

    Kabul : The Taliban announced its first ceasefire in Afghanistan since the 2001 US invasion on Saturday, with a three-day halt in hostilities against the country’s security forces that was greeted with relief by war-weary Afghans.

  • ‘90-day long farmers’ rally will expose govt’

    Indore : Bhartiya Kisan Majdoor Sangh head Shivkumar Sharma ‘Kakkaji’ on Saturday said he will expose state and central government by taking out 90-day long ‘Farmers’ right rally’ in the state.

  • Campaign ends for Monday’s election to Bengaluru seat

    BENGALURU: Campaign for the Monday election to the Jayanagar Assembly segment in Bengaluru ended on Saturday, with candidates wooing the electorate for their valuable vote at the hustings. The vote count will be on June 13.

  • Hafiz-Muhammad-Saeed

    Musharraf may contest in Pak polls

    Islamabad : Pakistan’s former dictator Pervez Musharraf may contest in the upcoming elections scheduled to be held on July 25 after the Supreme Court gave him a conditional permission, his party has said.

  • Shahdol District Cong president resigns

    BHOPAL : The district Congress president of Shahdol Subash Gupta has tendered his resignation following the annoyance of the local Congressmen on Saturday. He was amongst the few district president appointed in May last by Kamal Nath, after assuming the office of state Congress president, though Gupta was expelled from the party for six years. AICC conducted an enquiry into the matter after receiving a complaint from the local Congressmen- finally Gupta

  • Jaipur resident held for duping cloth traders 

    Indore : Police arrested a Jaipur-based person for allegedly duping the cloth traders of Imli Bazaar on Friday. The accused had come to city for some work when he was arrested. He is being questioned further.

  • Wanted gangster Rajesh Bharti among 4 killed in Delhi shootout

    New Delhi : Gangster Rajesh Bharti and three of his associates were killed on Saturday while eight police personnel were injured in a major encounter in south Delhi’s Chhatarpur area, police said here.   More than 100 rounds were fired by the gang members and the Delhi police’s Special Cell in the shoot-out, they said.