Free Press Journal
  • MP results: MPBSE finds itself in soup after declaring results of class 10 and 12 based on caste

    Bhopal : The declaration of results of classes 10 and 12 by the Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education (MPBSE) by tagging the successful candidates in various ‘caste-based’ categories has triggered a row. Hitting out at the ruling BJP over the development, the Congress said the move amounted to dividing the state on “caste lines”. The education board, however, said there was no caste-wise segregation of students in the results declared on

  • One dead in fresh violence in Thoothukudi Anti-Sterlite Protest

    Thoothukudi (Tamil Nadu) : One person was killed and three injured on Wednesday as fresh violence broke out in Thoothukudi’s Anna Nagar in the wake of anti-Sterlite protests here. With this latest incident, the death toll has reached 12.Earlier in the day, additional security was deployed outside the Thoothukudi General Hospital after a bus was set ablaze there by protesters.

  • Be alert, create awareness about Nipah virus: Raj govt ask officials

    Jaipur, May 23 in the wake of deaths from Nipah virus in Kerala, Rajasthan government today gave directions to officials to take precautionary measures to check the spread of virus in the state. Health Minister Kalicharan Saraf said that many people the state live in Kerala and they often visit Rajasthani therefore “there is a need to remain alert and create public awareness on the issue.” He asked officials to make necessary arrangements for

  • PM meets all-woman crew of INSV Tarini

     New Delhi : The first all-woman Indian Navy team to successfully sail around the globe called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi today,  a statement from his office said.The Prime Minister congratulated the naval officers on the success of their mission, it said. The expedition, Navika Sagar Parikrama, was the first-ever circumnavigation of the globe by an all-woman crew from India.

  • Akhilesh Yadav, Samajwadi Party, Uttar Pradesh,

    Akhilesh Yadav is looking for a flat on rent in Lucknow after SC orders, Twitterati come to his rescue

    After Supreme Court asked former Uttar Pradesh chief ministers to vacate the government bungalows including Akhilesh Yadav and Mayawati, the Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav said he asked for some time from the authorities to find a house on rent or to build his own house. In an interview to ABP News, the former UP CM said, “The mistake I did was that I did not build a house

  • Chandrababu Naidu express willingness to work with Kumaraswamy

    Bengaluru (Karnataka) : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu and his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday expressed their willingness to work together with HD Kumaraswamy, who will take oath as the chief minister of Karnataka later today.

  • Veteran Gujarati writer, humourist Vinod Bhatt dies

    Ahmedabad, May 23  Eminent Gujarati writer and humourist Vinod Bhatt died at his residence here today following a prolonged illness, his family members said today. He was 80. Bhatt was bed-ridden for a long time due to kidney failure, his family members told reporters. As per his last wish, his body will be donated for medical research, they said. The veteran writer was best known for his humour columns in Gujarati newspapers,

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    Anti-Sterlite protest: ‘Tamils are being killed for objecting to RSS ideology’, says Rahul Gandhi

    Chennai: Congress president Rahul Gandhi today claimed that Tamils are being killed as they refused to “bow” to the ideology of the RSS. In an apparent reference to the anti-copper plant violence at Tuticorin yesterday in which 10 people were killed in police firing, Gandhi said he was with the Tamil people. Violence continued for the second day today and a man was killed in police firing.

  • Man breaks Ramadan fast to save thalassemic child

    Patna: A Muslim in Bihar chose humanity over religious customs, broke his Ramadan fast to donate blood to an eight-year-old Hindu thalassemic boy and saved his life. Jawed Alam on Tuesday donated blood to Rajesh Kumar in Gopalganj district, a district health official said.