Free Press Journal
  • Congress lashes out at BJP over coal block stand

    Lucknow: Lashing out at the BJP for its stand on the coal controversy, Congress today alleged that there was a clear similarity between the anti-Bofors campaign and the present one on the coal blocks allocation.

  • BJP leaders demand President’s intervention on coal issue

    New Delhi: BJP today took its grievances against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress-led UPA to President Pranab Mukherjee, demanding his intervention on the coal allocation issue and attacks on a constitutional institution like CAG.

  • MLA provides fund for purchase of boat

    BEGUMGANJ: Residents of more than a dozen villages heaved a sigh of relief as the local MLA has provided them funds for purchase a boat. The villagers were facing difficulties in crossing the Bina river during rainy season.

  • SP, BJP target Jaiswal

    Kolkata : Training guns on Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal on the alleged irregularities in coal block allocation, the Samajwadi Party on Tuesday held him responsible for allocating three coal blocks “one hour after taking charge” as minister in the second UPA regime.

  • Blacklisted may lose bank guarantee

    The Coal Controller is also expected to recommend a lifeline of couple of years and finally de-allocation of coal blocks of errant cos. Among them is Jindal Steel, owned by Cong MP.

  • Doubts at rest

    Chennai : The stadium in Chennai erupted in frenzy on Tuesday night as the poster boy of Indian cricket, Yuvraj Singh, stepped on to the field after overcoming his battle against cancer.

  • No blanket media norms: SC

    Aggrieved person can seek short duration postponement of publication of court hearings, if they are likely to prejudice the trial.

  • Minister’s kin coal linkages draw BJP ire

    New Delhi : Ten days after Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahay was accused of helping his brother’s company secure a coal block, the ‘coal gate’ linkages of another brother of then Minister of State for Coal, Santosh Bagrodia, have fired up the BJP.

  • Sedition charge may be dropped

    Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi granted bail but refuses to furnish personal bond until sedition charge is dropped; Kejriwal threatens stir.

  • Sab ka malik ek, Narendra Modi…

    Baucharajji (Mehsana district) : With all the trappings of power well harnessed and in full display, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi flagged off his poll campaign on Tuesday from Mehsana, the future home of Maruti Suzuki’s mega-project. Incidentally, the campaign culminated on Tuesday night in Sanand, where Tata’s Nano plant has been shifted.

  • Andy Murray

    Hip… Hip… Murray !

    Andy wrests US Open epic, ends 76-year-long British agony.

  • I’m not this year’s best player: Andy

    New York : Andy Murray may have captured the US Open and Olympic titles, but he insisted today that Roger Federer and vanquished New York rival Novak Djokovic remain the standout players of 2012.

  • ‘Murray truly in the Big Four’

    New York : Andy Murray’s Grand Slam breakthrough title at the US Open has secured the Scotsman’s spot among the “Big Four” in this men’s tennis era, according to the man he dethroned as champion.

  • Ravi Pisharody

    Tata Motors enters Indonesia, to start assembling in 2013

    New Delhi : Auto major Tata Motors on Tuesday announced its foray into Indonesia with the setting up a wholly-owned Jakarta-based subsidiary and plans to launch its products in 2013. The company will foray into both passenger and commercial vehicles through its arm PT Tata Motors Indonesia, the company said.

  • Kumar-mangalam-birla

    Hindalco’s capex spend at Rs 10,000 cr in FY13

    Aluminium and copper major, Hindalco Industries Ltd, has a capital expenditure plan of Rs 10,000 crore for the year 2012-13 (April-March) mainly to fund its ongoing greenfield and brownfield expansion projects, Kumar Mangalam Birla, chairman of the company said. (more…)

  • Yuvraj wins, India loses

    Chennai : Yuvraj Singh made an emotional return to international cricket but India snatched defeat from the jaws of victory to allow New Zealand to win the Twenty20 series with a thrilling one-run victory here tonight.

  • Yuvi gets warm reception, bowls a couple of overs

    Chennai :   It had turned out to be an anti-climax in Visakhapatnam when ‘Rain Gods’ delayed Yuvraj Singh’s comeback but the Chennai crowd were happy to witness him straight into action as he bowled couple of overs in the second T20 against New Zealand.

  • SIDBI launches to boost biz innovation

    Mumbai : Small Industrial Bank of India (SIDBI) in an attempt to inspire young entrepreneurial innovations launched an online portal on Tuesday. Additional Secretary (DFS) Sunil Soni formally inaugurated the web site.