Free Press Journal
  • Congress claims it has numbers to form government in Goa

    Panaji: The opposition Congress in Goa on Wednesday claimed that it had the support of over 21 legislators in the 40-member Assembly, giving it enough strength to form the government in the state.

  • Biplab Kumar Deb

    Myanmar based drug peddlers have hatched plot to kill Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb: BJP

    Agartala: Tripura’s former minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Ratan Chakraborty has claimed that Myanmar-based drug peddlers have hatched a plot to kill state Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb. Chakraborty further claimed that the drug kingpins recently had a meeting in Myanmar’s capital Naypyidaw to eliminate Deb. Deb, after coming to power, had earlier launched a massive operation against drugs.

  • Babul Supriyo loses cool, threatens to break man’s leg at event in West Bengal

    Asansol (West Bengal): Union Minister Babul Supriyo stirred a controversy after he threatened to “break a man’s leg” during a public event in West Bengal’s Asansol city on Tuesday. Interestingly, Supriyo was invited at Samajik Adhikarita Shivir, an event organised to donate wheelchairs and other equipment for the differently-abled people.

  • Forces within JNU ‘waging war against India’, says Nirmala Sitharaman

    New Delhi: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has alleged that there are forces within the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) which are “waging a war” against India. Continuing her claim, the Defence Minister, an alumnus of JNU, said that such forces have often been seen with elected representatives of the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union (JNUSU).

  • There will be no Hindutva without Muslims in India: Mohan Bhagwat

    New Delhi: Often under attack for its “exclusionary” agenda, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Tuesday said there will be no “Hindu rashtra” without Muslims in India and Hindutva encompasses fraternity and unity in diversity. Expounding on the Hindutva concept in his second of the three-day lecture series, he said that Hindutva was the basic thought of all communities residing in India.

  • Sheena Bora murder case accused Indrani and Peter Mukerjea file for divorce in Mumbai court

    Mumbai: Indrani and Peter Mukerjea, imprisoned for their alleged role in their daughter Sheena Bora’s murder, filed for divorce in Mumbai court on Tuesday. Speaking to the media over the matter, Peter’s lawyer Sushmita Nair said, “They (Indrani and Peter) were sent for counseling today. At the final day of the divorce, they might again be counseled on the orders of the court.” The lawyer further informed that all the immovable properties,

  • Navjot Singh Sidhu could have avoided hugging Pakistan Army chief: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

    New Delhi: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said Tuesday that Navjot Singh Sidhu’s gesture of hugging Pakistan’s army chief impacted soldiers back home and asserted that the Punjab minister could have “avoided it”. Cricketer-turned politician Sidhu had courted controversy by hugging Pakistan Army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa during his visit to Pakistan for the swearing-in of Imran Khan as Prime Minister.

  • PM Narendra Modi’s silence on Rewari gangrape case is unacceptable: Rahul Gandhi

    New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s silence on the gangrape of a 19-year-old board exam topper in Haryana was “unacceptable”, adding that it was shameful on the part of the government to leave the country’s women unprotected and allow rapists to walk free. He also said the country’s head hung in shame as another of its daughters was brutally gangraped. “India hangs its head in shame as another