Free Press Journal
  • Gadkari in trouble over funding for his companies

    New Delhi: BJP chief Nitin Gadkari today found himself in trouble with the government deciding to go into allegations of dubious funding in his companies which cast a shadow over his getting a second term as party
    president in December.

  • Pakistani court to hear memo case Nov 12

    Islamabad: Pakistan’s Supreme Court will resume hearing on the memo controversy involving President Asif Ali Zardari Nov 12, a media report said Tuesday.

  • Debate unlikely to alter dead heat White House race

    Washington: Going on the offensive right from the word go, President Barack Obama won the final debate on points, but two weeks before the Nov 6 poll, the White House race remains a dead heat.

  • Eight killed in Baghdad bombing

    Baghdad: Eight people died in bomb explosions in Baghdad Tuesday, an official said.

  • Seven abducted in Pakistan

    Islamabad:  Seven passengers of a van were taken hostage by a gang in Pakistan who then fled with the vehicle, a media report said Tuesday.

  • BJP welcomes govt’s decision to reject Kasab’s mercy plea

    New Delhi: The BJP today welcomed the Home Ministry’s decision to reject 26/11 convict Ajmal Kasab’s mercy petition and demanded that he be hanged at the earliest to send across a stern message to terrorists and terror sponsors.

  • MHA rejects Kasab’s mercy petition; ball in Prez court

    New Delhi: The mercy plea of Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone surviving terrorist of the 26/11 Mumbai attack, has been rejected by the government which has sent its recommendation to the President.

  • Doing business in India easier now: Report

    Chennai: Doing business in India has become easier with the country implementing 17 regulatory reforms, states a new joint study by International Finance Corp (IFC) and World Bank released Tuesday.

  • Kingfisher employees turn down 3-month salary offer

    New Delhi: Striking employees of Kingfisher Airlines rejected the management’s compensation offer yet again Tuesday and said they may move court and seek intervention of Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh.

  • Centre asks Nitish to head anti-Maoist command

    The central government wants Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to head a unified command to take on Maoists in one of their last bastions in the state.

  • Publicise CCTV footage on Jagan’s activities in jail, says TDP

    Hyderabad: The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) demanded today, that the Andhra Pradesh government immediately publicise Chanchalguda prison’s closed circuit TV (CCTV) footage to establish who met whom and how many times.

  • Digvijay writes to PM, seeks probe against Gadkari

    New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh today wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh demanding a probe into allegations of dubious funding of companies run by BJP president Nitin Gadkari.

  • Nitin Gadhkari

    Govt promises probe into Gadkari’s business interests

    The Corporate Affairs  Ministry will  probe the murky allegations of corruption being leveled against BJP president Nitin Gadkari. This means that the probe would go into the BJP  President’s  business interests and the source of funding for the firm Purti Power and Sugar Ltd-controlled by him.

  • IFFI to pay homage to Yash Chopra

    Panaji:  The forthcoming International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa will pay homage to legendary Bollywood filmmaker Yash Chopra, who passed away in Mumbai on Sunday.

  • Army Chief bribe offer case: CBI again questions Singh, Rishi

    New Delhi: Lt Gen (Retd) Tejinder Singh, Vectra Chairman Ravinder Rishi and four others were again grilled by CBI today over the alleged bribe offer made by the retired general to the then army chief V K Singh for clearing a tranche of sub-standard Tatra BEML trucks.

  • Fasih Mahmood sent to 10 days police custody

    New Delhi:  Fasih Mahmood, a suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorist  involved in blasts in Bangalore and Delhi in 2010, was remanded to 10 days police custody by a Delhi court, a lawyer said Tuesday.