Free Press Journal
  • Nitish red-faced as his wings clipped in seat-sharing

    New Delhi : Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was taken for a ride in accepting BJP President Amit Shah’s 20:20 formula for sharing of seats in Bihar in the Lok Sabha elections on getting the details of the deal after he got after Shah’s return from Patna early this week.

  • Dutch lawmaker cancels Prophet’s cartoon contest

    Amsterdam : Dutch lawmaker Geert Wilders has cancelled a scheduled Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest here in November following widespread protest in Pakistan that raised concerns over security to the participants.

  • Saurabh Kumar spins it India Blue’s way

    Dindigul : Uttar Pradesh left-arm spinner Saurabh Kumar’s five-wicket haul helped India Green secure a vital 83-run lead against India Blue on a truncated

  • Cops refuse to file FIR, rape survivor ends life

    Shahjahanpur (UP) : A 28-year-old woman, who was allegedly raped by a man, died after she set herself ablaze in a police station here following which three policemen were suspended, an official said on Friday.

  • All well between JDU, Congress: Deve Gowda

     Bengaluru : Janata Dal (Secular) chief HD Deve Gowda on Friday rubbished the reports of a rift between the Congress and his party, which at present is running a coalition government in Karnataka.

  • Beijing humiliated, as Lama sexually abuses nuns

    Hong Kong: China is facing humiliation after its senior Lama, Master Xuecheng, is accused of sexually harassing two nuns. Xuecheng, the face of China’s Buddhism for a number of years, now stands disgraced. Xuecheng has stepped down from his position in the Buddhist Association of China, as the abbot of the historic Longquan Temple in Beijing, and other positions.

  • Delhi to get doorstep delivery of 100 services by Sep 10

     New Delhi : Delhiites will get doorstep delivery of various government services, including driving licence, marriage certificate and ration cards from September 10, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Friday.

  • SC stays SSC exam results

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday stayed the declaration of results for the 2017 examination held for selection of staff for govt departments and ministries, saying it appeared from the first look that the entire test was tainted.

  • SC adjourns hearing on Article 35-A to next year

     New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Friday adjourned to January next year the hearing on a batch of petitions challenging the Constitutional validity of Article 35-A, which provides special rights and privileges to natives of Jammu and Kashmir, after taking note of submissions of the Centre and the state government that there was a law and order problem in the state.

  • Eleven abducted relatives of J&K cops released

    Srinagar: The three-day face-off between security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir ended on Friday as police released a Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) commander’s father and militants freed all 11 relatives of policemen they had abducted in retaliation.

  • Why NIA not involved in probing alleged plot on PM, asks Congress

    New Delhi : The Congress on Friday asked why the government’s top investigative agency, the National Investigation Agency (NIA), was not involved in probing the alleged plot to assassinate the prime minister in a ‘Rajiv Gandhi-type event to end Modi-raj’.

  • Two women from Bihar shelter home absconding

    Patna : Patna police on Thursday confirmed that two women from the Aasra Shelter Home in Bihar’s Rajeev Nagar managed to run away despite tight security.