Free Press Journal
  • 50% reservation women in RPF jawans recruitment

    Patna : Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal announced a 50 per cent reservation for women in the upcoming recruitment of 9500-10000 jawans for the Railway Protection Force (RPF), in a bid to create more employment opportunities for women.

  • Togadia seeks legislation on 2-child norm

    Patna : The firebrand Hindutva leader Pravin Togadia on Monday demanded scrapping of minority status to muslims in the country besides making two-child norm mandatory.

  • Nitish ashamed over shelter rape

    Patna : Breaking his silence, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday expressed deep anguish over the Muzaffarpur shelter home sex scandal and stressed on the need to develop institutional mechanisms to prevent recurrence of such incidents.

  • Patna: JD(U) MLA Bima Bharti’s son found dead on railway track, family suspects murder

    Patna: The son of former Bihar minister and MLA of the ruling JD(U) Bima Bharti was found dead today morning under mysterious circumstances mear a railway track here and two of his friends have been taken into custody in this connection, police said. Bharti is the sitting MLA from Rupauli constituency in Purnea district.

  • RaGa not sole Oppn PM candidate: Tejashwi

    Patna : RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Tuesday said that Congress President Rahul Gandhi is not the only leader from the opposition in the race for the Prime Minister’s post.

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    Nitish awaits acceptable seat-sharing formula

    Patna : Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday declined to divulge the ‘many things’ he discussed with BJP chief Amit Shah during the two meetings they had in Patna, but said he expected the BJP to come out with a seat-sharing formula acceptable to all NDA constituents within four-five weeks.

  • Nitish avoided me because of the Big Brother: Hardik

    Patna : Gujarat Patidar leader Hardik Patel, who completed his two-day tour to Bihar on Sunday, returned without meeting the Chief Minister Nitish Kumar as he was not invited to the 1, Anney Marg, the official residence of the CM.

  • Tejashwi ideal replacement for Nitish as Bihar CM: Manjhi

    Patna : Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) chief Jitan Ram Manjhi said Monday that if Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar opts to quit office, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav would be an ideal replacement.

  • Businessman shot dead in Bihar

    Patna: A businessman was shot dead in Bihar’s East Champaran district on Monday while his driver is battling for life after receiving severe injuries, police said.

  • Bihar: 12 year old Boy shot dead allegedly for plucking mangoes

    Patna: A 12-year-old child was shot dead allegedly for plucking mangoes from an orchard in Bihar’s Gogri police station limits of Khagaria area on Thursday. The incident occurred when the boy was playing with other children in Shergarh village and had ventured into the orchard to pluck some mangoes.

  • ED seizes Rs 44.75 cr worth of Lalu family’s Patna land

     Patna/New Delhi : The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday seized 11 plots of land in Patna worth Rs 44.75 crore, attached by the agency in the name of a firm linked to RJD chief Lalu Prasad’s family, as part of the IRCTC hotel money laundering case.

  • Lalu’s elder son unhappy over ‘being sidelined’ in RJD

    Patna : Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad’s elder son and former Bihar Health Minister Tej Pratap Yadav on Saturday expressed unhappiness over what he called being “ignored and sidelined” in the party.

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    Bihar farmers protest against low pulse, wheat prices

    Patna: Hundreds of Bihar farmers on Monday protested against falling pulses and wheat prices and failure of the BJP-led Central government to provide them Minimum Support Price (MSP) as promised four years ago.