Free Press Journal
  • Stalin detained by police during protest

    CHENNAI: Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) working president MK Stalin was detained by the police on Saturday, while he was protesting against Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit.

  • BMC gets PM to inaugurate unfinished park

    The smart parking in the New Market might decongest the area as around 1150 four wheelers and 1000 two wheelers can be parked in this new parking. The parking charges are Rs 5 and Rs 10 for two wheelers and four wheelers respectively. On the occasion Minister Umashankar Gupta said that the issue of congestion in the market owing to vehicles has always concerned us and now smart parking is likely to

  • ‘Racist’ tweet could inspire Senegal in showdown

    Yekaterinburg : Senegal face Japan on Sunday at the World Cup fired up by an “ignorant” tweet by a British tycoon and reality television star that has become the talk of the team.

  • Nitish snub forces rethink on PM’s Fasal Bima Yojana

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Modi has been harping on the crop insurance scheme he launched as Prime Minister Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) in his “Man ki Baat” and his video-conference dialogue with the farmers early this week, but he seems to have become wiser after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar scrapped it in his state to endorse the farmers’ stand that the insurance companies were making huge profit at their cost.

  • 25 Air India flights hit by tech snag

    New Delhi/Mumbai : Scores of Air India passengers were stranded at several airports across the country as a technical glitch in the airline’s check-in software delayed 25 flights on Saturday, officials said. Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha tendered apologies for the inconvenience caused to the passengers. Services remained affected for three hours from 12.10 pm to 3.10 pm, the airline said. While an Air India spokesperson said that

  • No fare hike for city’s first AC local till Dec

    Mumbai : Western Railway has said that there will be no hike in the fare of its air-conditioned local services till December 24 this year. WR, in a statement said, that, as part of the introductory offer that has been extended by six months, the base fare for a single journey would continue to be 1.2 times that of the corresponding First Class fare.

  • Business opportunity fair organized

    BHOPAL : VASPL Initiatives Incubation Centre organised a business opportunity fair on Saturday. The main objective of the fair was help start-ups in developing a suitable system to create a conducive atmosphere for communication with customers.

  • BJP creating confusion on irregularities in voters list: Nath

    BHOPAL : “BJP is creating confusion on the Congress’ complaint to the Election Commission of India on fake voters in voter’s list- but the things in reality are completely different,” said Congress state president Kamal Nath during a meeting of party’s Election Planning Committee headed by senior leader Suresh Pachauri on Saturday.

  • BJP leader gets flak over threat to Kashmiri journos

    Jammu/Srinagar : Former minister and senior BJP leader Lal Singh has warned Kashmiri journalists to draw a line between reporting facts and supporting terrorists or face the fate of Rising Kashmir editor Shujaat Bukhari, who was shot dead by militants. Singh’s statement drew condemnation from the Kashmir Editor’s Guild and the Jammu and Kashmir National Conference. The party said that this was a brazen attempt to muzzle media in Kashmir and that

  • Kharge’s appointment aimed at invigorating Maha Congress unit

    Mumbai: The appointment of Mallikarjun Kharge as Congress’ Maharashtra general secretary in-charge in place of Mohan Prakash is being seen as a move by party chief Rahul Gandhi to energise its state unit ahead of the Lok Sabha and Assembly polls scheduled next year.

  • England’s big moment

    Repino : Confident England will start as hot favourites against debutants Panama in a Group G FIFA World Cup clash here at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium on Sunday.

  • What pushed Argentina to brink of elimination?

    High hopes were pinned on Mauro Icardi, 25, to help Argentina when he brought back Serie A side Inter Milan into the Champions League after six seasons, but his fantastic attacking ability was denied by Sampaoli.

  • GRP busts zehar khurani gang

    BHOPAL : Government railway police (GRP) Bhopal has claimed to have busted a zehar khuran gang  which was active in trains. They were arrested following complaint of a woman who had boarded a train from Dehradoon to Bhopal but was targetted and rleieved of her valuables.

  • Furore over no India access to its pilgrims

    New Delhi : India summoned Pakistan’s Deputy High Commissioner (HC) and lodged a strong protest over denial of access to its envoy in Islamabad and consular officials to visit Gurdwara Panja Sahib and meet visiting Indian pilgrims. It was conveyed to the Pakistan side that preventing Indian High Commission officials from discharging their responsibilities was in violation of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations of 1961, and the 1974 bilateral Protocol on