Free Press Journal
  • Urban homeless: SC pulls up Bengal and UP, summons chief secretaries

    New Delhi :The Supreme Court on Wednesday pulled up governments of Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal for showing “lack of concern” over the issue of providing shelter to urban homeless in their states and asked their chief secretaries to appear before it.

  • Fire breaks out at a private hospital in Lucknow

    Lucknow: Over 50 patients and their attendants had a narrow escape on Monday when a fire broke out at a private hospital here in Uttar Pradesh, police said. Fire tenders took more than three hours to douse the flames at the Scope Hospital in Vrindavan area, near the Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences. No injury was reported.  At around 4 a.m., a UPS at the reception of the hospital burst into

  • Mumbaikars to get new mode of transport by 2019: Seaplane

    Mumbai : By 2019, Mumbaikars will be able to travel by a new mode of transport, ‘seaplane’ which is equipped with a feature of landing on both water and land. This announcement was made by Union minister of Road and Transport, Nitin Gadkari who was in the city for the trial run of the seaplane.

  • Will bring Odd-Even without exemptions: Delhi govt to NGT

    New Delhi : The Delhi government on Wednesday assured the National Green Tribunal (NGT) that it will bring the next Odd-Even traffic rationing scheme as per the tribunal’s direction that includes “no exemptions”.

  • Ayodhya dispute: Shah accuses Congress of ‘double standards’

    New Delhi : Bhartiya Janata Party President Amit Shah on Tuesday lost no time in accusing the Congress of trying to get the Ayodhya hearing in the Supreme Court postponed until 2019 Lok Sabha polls through its senior party leader Kapil Sibal as the lawyer of the Sunni Waqf Board.

  • Babri demolition day: Centre asks states to ensure peace

    New Delhi: Ahead of the anniversary of the demolition of Babri Masjid, the Centre has asked all states to remain cautious and ensure that there was peace and no incident of communal tension anywhere in the country.

  • Congress likely to give neck and neck fight to BJP in Gujarat: Survey

     New Delhi : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday dismissed as “wide off the mark” a new opinion polls finding that showed the Congress gaining heavily and fast catching up with the ruling party in Gujarat as well as closing the gap between the popularity of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi as compared to the similar last two polls done in August and October.

  • Alternate narrative is still missing

    AS the Gujarat elections are at the door-step to be followed by similar exercises in Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh next year, the opposition must realise that whatever it is offering to the people as an alternate narrative has no selling points, apparently.

  • QUESTION MARK ON EVM HELPING BJP SWEEP POLLS

    New Delhi  : A new question mark was put on Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) as they helped the ruling Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) sweep 14 of the 16 mayor’s posts even while the party polled very little votes in other elections of the local urban bodies in Uttar Pradesh that were conducted with the ballot papers.

  • Shameful! 2 Army jawans arrested for allegedly molesting girl on train

    Lucknow: Two Army personnel have been arrested from Etawah for allegedly trying to molest the daughter of a retired judicial officer on board the Magadh Express, police said today. The incident took place on November 29 when the girl was on her way to Delhi from Allahabad. The incident occurred in S-8 coach of the train.