Free Press Journal
  • Pranab Mukherjee speaks on nation, nationalism and patriotism at RSS event

    Nagpur: Former President Pranab Mukherjee did not disappoint the nation. Presiding over an RSS event, he warned that any attempt to define India through “religion, dogma or intolerance” will only dilute the national identity. Also, he warned against narrow and parochial definitions of nationhood — such as religion and region.

  • Narendra Modi interview

    PM Narendra Modi greets nation on Hanuman Jayanti

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday greeted the nation on the occasion of Hanuman Jayanti.  “Greetings to everyone on the auspicious occasion of Hanuman Jayanti,” the Prime Minister tweeted.

  • Republic Day 2018: Watch Live telecast of 69th Republic Day Parade

    New Delhi: As the nation is all set to celebrate the 69th Republic Day on Thursday, security has been beefed up everywhere.Security forces have been deployed in numbers, to keep a check on the situations. Vehicles, in each and every police points, are being checked thoroughly. Vigilance at sensitive spots across the country have been increased to ensure safety and security.

  • President Ram Nath Kovind to address nation on Republic Day eve

    New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind will address the nation on Thursday, on the eve of the 69th Republic Day. The address will be broadcasted at 7pm, on the All India Radio (AIR) and telecasted over all channels, read an official note. Broadcast of the address in Hindi and English on Doordarshan will be followed by broadcast in regional languages by regional channels of Doordarshan. AIR will broadcast regional language versions from

  • Indore: Nation should be made corruption-resistant first, says Kokje

    Indore: Former governor of Himachal Pradesh, VS Kokje here on Friday said that making any nation corruption free is a humongous task, and hence, a nation should be made corruption-resistant first. “Eradicating corruption can be considered a human failure, because we may have zero tolerance towards corruption, but we still are at a stage where corruption is not fully punishable,” he said while addressing concluding day of Vigilance Awareness Week observed by

  • Terror attack on Amarnath pilgrims: 10 significant developments

    The entire nation was shocked and grieving about the terror attack that took place at Kashmir. At least 7 pilgrims undertaking the Amarnath Yatra were killed and 19 were seriously injured after a group of terrorists opened fire at the bus carrying the pilgrims in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district.

  • Cinema can make people think: Kabir Khan

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Kabir Khan believes a film with a “message” can prod people into thinking, though he fears that it doesn’t end up changing “reality”. The director of “Bajrangi Bhaijaan, a 2015 film about an Indian man who helps a little girl reach her home in Pakistan, says it made people think about relations between India and Pakistan.

  • Travel ban not against Muslims, say US officials

    Washington : Senior Trump administration officials on Tuesday defended a revised travel ban that prevents people of six Muslim-majority countries from entering the US, saying the order is not aimed at Muslims but is an effort to safeguard the nation from foreign extremists.

  • Indore: Crucial to strengthen own R&D capabilities said Prof Aradhna Aggarwal

    Indore: Copenhagen Business School faculty Prof Aradhna Aggarwal here on Thursday said that in today’s context, as a nation, it is of paramount importance to strengthen one’s own R&D capabilities and stressed the need to bolster intellectual property rights.

  • Bhopal: Mediation can reduce pendency of cases in court, Justice Naolekar

    BHOPAL: Mediation is increasing day by day in the world and Bhopal is the leading place in the nation, said former Lokayuakta Justice PP Naolekar in the closing ceremony of the 5th edition of the NLIU-INADR International Law School Mediation Tournament, on Sunday.

  • Forces giving befitting reply to Pakistan firing: Rajnath Singh

    New Delhi: Amid the continuing ceasefire violations by Pakistani troops along LoC, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today assured the nation that security forces were giving “befitting reply” to firing from across border and that the country will not bow down before anyone.

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets nation on Dhanteras

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday greeted the nation on the occasion of Dhanteras — the festival of wealth.  “Greetings on the auspicious occasion of Dhanteras,” the Prime Minister tweeted extending his best wishes to the citizens.

  • Sale of liquor on highways: SC notice to Centre, States, UTs

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought responses from the Centre, States and Union Territories on a plea seeking a direction to amend excise laws to ensure that no liquor is sold alongside state and national highways due to rising fatalities in road mishaps across the nation.

  • PM skips Kashmir in Mann Ki Baat

    New Delhi : The tense situation in Kashmir which has claimed at least 50 lives and left thousands injured did not figure in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s periodic radio broadcast to the nation “’Mann Ki Baat’. He did cover the entire gamut of issues like the on-going flood situation, the Indian participation in the Rio Olympics, upcoming Independence Day celebrations, his recent visit to South Africa and passage of a bill by Parliament

  • ‘Just wanted to show that we too can do it!’

    Mumbai : “We as a nation have tremendous potential. If I’m able to build an aeroplane all alone, everybody in our country has a capacity to something or the other. I wanted to highlight this message and that is why I’m participating in this ‘Make in India’ event,” said Capt. Amol Yadav.