Free Press Journal
  • Swamy moves EC to derecognise Cong om Herald loan issue

    New Delhi: Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy today moved the Election Commission to derecognise Congress, alleging the party violated laws by providing a Rs 90 crore loan to a company that published the now-defunct National Herald newspaper.

  • Cong gave loan to Associated Journals for real estate value: BJP

    New Delhi: BJP today refused to buy Congress’ argument that the loan to the company Associated Journals was paid to propagate its ideology and alleged the deal appears to have been done more for the real estate value involved and “inadvertent” money laundering.

  • Gujaratis desire change: Keshubhai

    Ahmedabad: Veteran politician Keshubhai Patel, who quit BJP earlier this year to take on Chief Minister Narendra Modi in coming Gujarat Assembly elections, today said the people of the state desired a change of government.

  • Bengali movie branded ‘anti-government’

    Kolkata: The state-run Star Theatre in Kolkata Saturday stopped the screening of Bengali film ‘Teen Kanya’ on the premise that it sends out an anti-state message.

  • Omar Abdullah surrenders two LPG connections

    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday surrendered two ‘extra’ gas connections in his name, a day after a media report highlighted the issue.

  • Obama, Romney tot up $93 million ad bill

    Washington: Engaged in an extremely tight White House race three days before polls, President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney are making whirlwind tours of battleground states with a barrage of TV ads.

  • 12th Plan will triple spending on health: PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said the 12th Five Year Plan will enhance spending on health up to three times and that more medical and nursing colleges were needed to overcome a shortage of trained human resources in the sector.

  • Heavy rains across Visakhapatnam district

    Visakhapatnam: The entire Visakhapatnam district is experiencing heavy rains since last night, as an aftereffect of cyclone Nilam.

  • CAG has right to examine efficiency of RIL

    New Delhi: India’s official auditor Saturday made it clear that its audit of Reliance Industries-operated Krishna-Godavari (KG) oil and gas block off Andhra Pradesh coast has to be a performance audit and not just a financial one.

  • BJP struggles to clean Bangalore – and its own mess

    Bangalore:  Karnataka’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been hurtling from one mess to another for the last four years. Now, the way the party, which also runs the Bangalore civic body, has handled the city’s garbage mess indicates that the problem will continue to fester.

  • Bond soars SKYHIGH

    What’s not to like about this film that celebrates 50 years of the world’s most famous secret agent? Why, even the Vatican has given its imprimatur to the 23rd Bond with a rave review in its widely read house-journal. And let’s not forget Queen Elizabeth who made an appearance with Bond, James Bond at the Olympics.

  • Monstrously fickle appeasement

    Vikram Bhatt’s attempt to cash in on his own horror brand ‘1920’ with its titular sequel ‘1920: Evil Returns’ is an attempt at clutching at straws at best! This is not a continuation of the ‘1920’ story nor does it have any connection with Bhatt’s earlier hit film other than its titular allusion and lead heroine Tia Bajpai. Bhushan Patel, Vikram Bhatt’s erstwhile assistant helms this attempted horror show. And it’s not