Free Press Journal
  • Modi and Xi to meet during BRICS, discuss US trade war

    Moscow : China and India will discuss the US’ trade war and its protectionist trade policy when President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi meet on the sidelines of the BRICS Summit in Johannesburg next week, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Friday.

  • One-to-one fight on each seat in 2019, BJP will lose: TMC

    New Delhi : Trinamool Congress on Friday claimed that the BJP will be defeated in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls by the opposition parties which will join hands for a “one-to-one” fight in each constituency and said the ruling party has already lost confidence of its allies and the people.

  • No chance of Imran Khan becoming Pak PM: Bilawal Bhutto

    Chiniot : Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) co-chairman Bilawal Bhutto on Thursday hit out at Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan, saying the latter has zero chance of becoming the country’s next premier.

  • AAP impressed by Rahul’s hug

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday came out in support of Congress chief  Rahul Gandhi hugging Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Lok Sabha, saying in Parliament policies should be opposed, not individuals.

  • Harsimrat takes potshots at RaGa

     New Delhi : Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Friday took potshots at Congress president Rahul Gandhi, asking what did he have today before coming to Parliament, while claiming that the opposition leader had accused Punjabis of being “nashedi” (drug addicts).

  • Rahul started chipko andolan: Home Min

     New Delhi : Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday took a potshot at Congress President Rahul Gandhi’s hug to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said he started “chipko andolan” in Lok Sabha.

  • Rahul’s speech high on entertainment, low on substance: BJP

    New Delhi: The BJP on Friday termed Rahul Gandhi’s hug to Prime Minister Narendra Modi as an “immature” act and said his speech during the no-confidence motion was “low on substance” and “high on entertainment”. Commenting on the Congress president’s speech, BJP national spokesperson Sambit Patra said, “It was low on substance and high on entertainment value. Since Thursday, the country was observing Rahul and wanted to hear his speech. “He had

  • TDP: No-trust debate a war between morality, majority

    TDP member Jayadev Galla said the people of Andhra Pradesh were tired of unfulfilled promises, and that the motion provided a litmus test for Parliament to fulfill the promises made.

  • WhatsApp limits forwarding messages to 5 chats in India

    New Delhi : Under pressure to stop rumours and fake news triggering a spate of horrific lynching incidents, WhatsApp on Friday announced curbs on its service in India including limiting forwarding messages to five chats at once.

  • NPAs in Indian banks is Cong’s making: PM

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday accused the Congress of creating a large mess of NPAs in Indian banks, saying loans were given to select industrialists during the previous UPA rule.

  • Third party insurance for two and four-wheelers be made mandatory, says SC

     New Delhi : Concerned over poor compliance of third party insurance of vehicles that puts all road users at risk, the Supreme Court on Friday said three-year insurance policy for four wheelers and five-year policy for two wheelers at the time of sale and registration should be made mandatory.

  • ‘Seven Samurai’ writer Shinobu Hashimoto dies at 100

    Tokyo: Japanese screenwriter, director and producer Shinobu Hashimoto, who wrote some of Akira Kurosawa’s most famous films including Rashomon (1950), Ikiru (1952) and Seven Samurai (1954), died of pneumonia in his Tokyo home on Thursday. He was 100.

  • Kenyan beauty queen sentenced to death for killing BF

    Nairobi : A Kenyan court has sentenced a 24-year-old beauty queen to death for murdering her boyfriend by stabbing him 25 times, drawing criticism from rights groups who called the punishment “inhumane”.

  • Mosques integral to Islam? SC reserves order on review appeal

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Friday reserved its order on a plea by Muslim groups of the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute seeking reconsideration by a larger bench the observations made by it in a 1994 verdict that a mosque was not integral to Islam.

  • Fear of poaching gives sleepless nights to Kashmir’s politicians

    Srinagar : Beware of predators and poachers, take care of your flock. This is the classic warning for shepherds while they graze their flock in the Himalayan meadows. In Kashmir’s political meadow of expedient opportunities, the same warning is now visiting mainstream politicians.