Free Press Journal
  • New Delhi: Two men burnt alive as ambulance catches fire    

    New Delhi: Two men were charred to death and another injured when the ambulance they were sleeping in caught fire in south Delhi’s Sheikh Sarai area in the early hours today, said an officer from the Delhi Fire Service.

  • Experts differ over holding simultaneous polls

    New Delhi : Amid ongoing talks over holding simultaneous parliamentary and state elections, an elite panel of constitutional experts, senior politicians and bureaucrats on Saturday joined a brainstorming session to find the best way forward for the country.

  • Britain accommodates China, not India

    As competition between India and China extends even to studying in the United Kingdom, New Delhi must be delighted with the latest suggestion that India may be making up for lost ground. The British government’s figures show the first increase — of 27 per cent — since 2010 in the number of long-term study visas granted to Indian nationals.

  • Delhi: 17-year-old kills two-month-old baby, suspecting it wasn’t his child

    In a horrifying case, a seventeen-year-old teenager killed his two-month-old baby. The teenager punched his baby boy to death. The incident took place on Saturday. The cause of killing was that he suspected that his wife is having an affair and that the baby does not belong to them.

  • BJP moves to rejig organisations in poll-bound MP, Raj

    New Delhi/Jaipur/Bhopal : Having suffered reverses in recent bypolls, the BJP moved to rejig its organisations in two states where assembly elections are due later this year, as it appointed a new party president in Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday and appeared set to bring in a new chief in Rajasthan.

  • 21-year-old IIT-Delhi student commits suicide in hostel room

    New Delhi: A 21-year-old student of Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling fan in his hostel room on Friday morning. The student, identified as Gopal Maloo, son of Samat Maloo, was pursuing Masters of Science (Chemistry) and was in his first year.

  • Waiting for Iraq’s nod to bring back mortal remains: VK Singh

    New Delhi : Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs General (Retd) V.K. Singh said that the legal procedures of obtaining the mortal remains of the 39 Indians killed in Iraq has been completed and New Delhi was waiting for Baghdad to give the green signal.

  • Thousands of bags misplaced after system failure at Delhi airport

    New Delhi: Thousands of bags on Thursday were misplaced after a failure was detected in baggage handling system at New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport. This led to a chaotic situation at the national capital airport.

  • We support friendly India-Nepal ties says China

    Beijing: China on Thursday said it supports friendly ties between India and Nepal and that New Delhi, Kathmandu and Beijing are important neighbours to each other and can work together for common development. Beijing also praised Nepal’s Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli remarks about the Himalayan nation maintaining an independent foreign policy.

  • Rajya Sabha hiccups may well be over for BJP

    Even as the agitation of social worker Anna Hazare at Ramlila Ground in New Delhi is going unnoticed in the national media, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is busy in celebrating its unprecedented victory in the recently held Rajya Sabha elections, particularly the success in Uttar Pradesh, where the party was down only last week when it had lost both significant by-elections there. Anti-BJP winds had started blowing after this humiliating

  • PM Narendra Modi honours MP with Krishi Karman Award

    Madhya Pradesh has been honoured with Krishi Karman Award for the year 2015-16. The Prime Minister Narendra Modi presented the awards for various categories in Krishi Unnat Mela at New Delhi. The Award for Madhya Pradesh was received by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.

  • India world’s biggest arms importer, despite slowdown under BJP: Report 

    United Nations : India is the world’s biggest importer of weapons, accounting for 12 per cent of global purchases during the past five years because it is not able to produce enough arms to meet its requirements, according to the authoritative Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). India’s imports rose 24 per cent during the past five calendar years, 2013-17, compared to the previous five-year period, 2008-12, according to a SIPRI study

  • Pakistan to skip WTO  meeting in New Delhi

    Islamabad : Pakistan has decided to stay away from the World Trade Organisation (WTO) meet in New Delhi next week in protest against alleged harassment of its diplomats in India. India last month invited Pakistan Commerce Minister Pervez Malik to participate in the informal WTO ministerial meeting, which is  scheduled to be held in New Delhi on March 19-20 and Islamabad had initially accepted the invitation.

  • Maldives shows India the mirror, hits where it hurts the most

    Maldives has shown India the mirror and hit where it hurts the most — by reminding New Delhi to keep out of its internal affairs and citing the example of Kashmir, where India brooks no meddling.