Free Press Journal
  • Mizoram home minister resigns

    AIZAWL: Mizoram Home Minister Lalzirliana Friday tendered his resignation from the Lal Thanhawla cabinet, officials in the Chief Minister’s Office said.

  • No question of engaging Oppn: Sitharaman

     New Delhi : Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has ruled out any engagement with the Opposition on issues relating to the multi-billion dollar Rafale fighter jet deal, saying they do not deserve to be involved after throwing muck on a very sensitive issue concerning India’s defence preparedness.

  • PM Modi lauds Bohra community for its patriotism

     Indore : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that the Dawoodi Bohra community, a sect within the Ismaili branch of Shia Muslims, has shown us the path of righteousness with their doctrines of peace, unity and patriotism, reports ANI.

  • Delhi: Cop’s son charged in rape-assault cases, arrested

    New Delhi : A Delhi Police officer’s son was arrested on Friday on charges of raping and brutally beating a woman after a video of the two-week-old violence went viral, forcing a shocked Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to intervene.

  • Nehru’s statue removed from road in Allahabad

    Allahabad : A statue of Jawaharlal Nehru was removed from an intersection here as part of a road-widening project, triggering a protest by the Congress.

  • Guha takes on Shourie, Roy in his new book

    In the book’s epilogue, historian Ramachandra Guha takes on both Arun Shourie and Arundhati Roy for their “highly partial” and “highly prejudiced” presentation of Gandhi and Ambedkar.

  • JD-U urges PM Modi to reduce fuel prices

    Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ally JD-U on Friday expressed serious concern over the rising fuel costs and urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to reduce the prices. Janata Dal-United (JD-U) spokesperson Sanjay Singh said that rising fuel prices are affecting the poorest of the poor, farmers and even lower and middle class people.

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    Ambedkar’s statue desecrated in UP

    Azamgarh (UP): A statue of Dr Bhim Rao Amebdkar was allegedly desecrated by some unidentified people here on Friday, police said.Azamgarh (UP): A statue of Dr Bhim Rao Amebdkar was allegedly desecrated by some unidentified people here on Friday, police said.   The statue installed in a park in front of the district magistrate’s office was desecrated on Friday afternoon, leading to protests by some locals, SP (city) Kamlesh Bahadur said.  The statue

  • Raids on to arrest accused involved in Haryana gang-rape

    Chandigarh: Raids were being held to nab three men accused of raping a 19-year-old student after drugging her in Haryana’s Mahendargarh district, police said Friday, two days after she was allegedly abducted from a bus-stop on her way to a coaching centre. The father of the young woman, a school topper who was felicitated by the government, said she could have been raped by eight to 10 men.