Free Press Journal
  • Stone pelting

    Kerala: Stone-pelting at artist’s house after her paintings on Kathua rape case hurt religious sentiments

    Palakkad: A group of unidentified men pelted stones at artist Durga Malathi’s house in Kerala’s Palakkad district last night for her painting against Kathua rape case. A vehicle parked in front of her house was also damaged in the attack. The local police have registered a case against the miscreants and tightened the security for Durga.

  • Jawan commits suicide; shoots himself with rifle

    Bikaner: A soldier allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with a rifle in Sriganganagar district of Rajasthan, police said today. The incident occurred in Lalgarh cantonment area yesterday where the Army jawan Mukesh Kumar shot himself with a rifle in guard room in the cantonment area, SHO, Lalgarh Police Station, Rajesh Meena said.  Kumar hailed from Maharashtra and was suffering from depression for some time, he said.

  • Kathua rape case: Railway blocked at Chengail

    Howrah: A large number of people today blocked Chengail railway station, about 30 km from here, demanding justice to the victim of the Kathua rape case. The blockade began at about 7.30 am disrupted train services, railway sources said.

  • S Ve Shekher, Tamil Nadu, Journalist

    Another shocker from BJP: Can’t become journalist without sleeping with big shots, says S Ve Shekher

    Chennai: Actor-turned-BJP politician S Ve Shekher has stoked a controversy with his derogatory remarks about the media and in particular against women scribes, drawing the ire of journalists. His shared Facebook post, reportedly put out yesterday but later found removed, makes insinuations against the media and women journalists in light of the ‘patgate’ row involving Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit.

  • A Class 6 girl student kidnapped and raped

    Odisha: A Class 6 girl student has been allegedly kidnapped and raped for two days by her relative in Odisha’s Kalahandi district, police said on Friday.

  • Turkey not in India’s e-visa list of 160 countries says Ambassador

    New Delhi: Turkey remains excluded from India’s liberalised visa regime designed to boost people-to-people contact whereby the latter has already granted e-visa facilities to 160 countries, Turkish Ambassador Sakit Ozlan Torunlar said on Friday.

  • Srinagar: Internet services suspended in wake of Kathua protests

    Srinagar: Mobile Internet services have been temporarily suspended in Srinagar city, while the high-speed network was throttled in parts of south Kashmir today as a precautionary measure to check rumour mongering in the wake of recent protests demanding justice for the Kathua rape victim. A police official said the suspension of the mobile Internet facility is a precautionary measure for just few hours .

  • Chidambaram attacks government on fuel prices

    New Delhi: Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram today slammed the Modi government over the high petrol prices, saying it has become clueless and floundering and is living off an oil bonanza. In a series of tweets, the former Finance Minister said the BJP boasts that it is ruling 22 states but why does the NDA government refuse to bring petroleum and petroleum products under GST.