Free Press Journal
  • After a video of woman being attacked went viral, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav says, “Bihar turned into monster raj”

    New Delhi: Reports of a woman being paraded naked in a Bihar town prompted Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav on Tuesday to allege the state has been transformed into a ‘jungle and monster raj’. A mob attacked, stripped and paraded a woman naked in a locality in Bhojpur district on Monday suspecting her for murdering a man. A video of the incident went viral on social media. The mob also torched a

  • Google Doodle marks Indian author Ismat Chughtai’s 107th birthday

    New Delhi: Google Doodle on Tuesday celebrated what would have been the 107th birthday of Indian author Ismat Chughtai. Born in Budaun, Uttar Pradesh on August 21, 1911, Chughtai championed free speech, social liberation, and gender equality through her writing. Her best-known works, according to Google’s blog post, questioned double standards and encouraged liberation.

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    Woman gives birth to a boy in ATM queue during demonetisation, her family to launch SP’s cycle yatra

    Lucknow: Keen to score a political point, Uttar Pradesh’s opposition Samajwadi Party has chosen the family of two-year-old Khajanchi, who was born outside an ATM shortly after the Centre’s demonetisation move, to flag-off its over 40-km ‘Haq aur Samman Yatra’ being carried out in the run-up to the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. And the family of another tiny-tot, Akhilesh, who was born on a state highway last year, will mark the closing of the

  • Centre may opt for legislative route for construction of Ram temple: UP Dy CM

    Lucknow :   Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya on Sunday said he was hopeful that if the need arose and there was no way out, the Centre could opt for the legislative route in Parliament for the construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya, when it has adequate numbers in both Houses.


    Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s ashes to be immersed in all rivers of Uttar Pradesh

    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh): Ashes of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee will be immersed in all the holy rivers of Uttar Pradesh, including Ganga, Yamuna, and Tapti, to respect his grand stature, the state government announced on Friday. Vajpayee, the 10th prime minister of India, breathed his last on Thursday evening. He was cremated on Friday with full state honour at Smriti Sthal in the national capital.

  • UP CM Yogi Adityanath wants Bareilly airport named after his sect

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government seems to be convinced that renaming of landmarks is a major task before it that takes precedence over matters of actual governance. On the heels of the recent rechristening of the iconic Mughalsarai railway station in the state after RSS thinker Deendayal Upadhyaya, the UP government has sought the Centre’s nod for renaming the airports in Bareilly, Kanpur and Agra as well.

  • BJP garland: Ambedkar statue ‘purified’

    Meerut  : A group of Dalit lawyers in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh “purified” the statue of Dr B.R. Ambedkar with milk and ‘gangaajal’ soon after it was garlanded by Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) state secretary Sunil Bansal on Friday.

  • Uttar Pradesh: Dalit lawyers ‘purify’ Ambedkar’s statue in Meerut after BJP leader garlands it

    Meerut: A group of Dalit lawyers in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh “purified” the statue of Dr B.R. Ambedkar with milk and ‘gangaajal’ soon after it was garlanded by Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) state secretary Sunil Bansal on Friday. The lawyers say that the statue placed near the district court here got “dirty” after Bansal garlanded it.

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    Uttar Pradesh: Man lynched to death by group villagers over suspicion of being thief

    Muzaffarnagar: A man was lynched in Bijopur here by a group villagers on the suspicion of being a thief, police said today. The incident took place last evening and a case of murder was registered against several people. Two persons were arrested, Station House Officer (SHO), Chapar, Subhash Rathore said.

  • Uttar Pradesh: Senior cop justifies showering petals on Kanwariyas

    Meerut: A senior cop who showered rose petals from a chopper on Kanwariyas, has defended his gesture, saying it should not be given a religious hue. “No religious angle should be given to this; flowers are used to welcome people. Administration respects all religions and actively takes part, even in Gurupurab, Eid, Bakrid or Jain festivals,” said Prashant Kumar, the Additional Director General (ADGP) of Meerut Zone.