Free Press Journal
  • PM, cabinet learnt of Kasab hanging through TV, says Shinde

    New Delhi: No one from the union cabinet or even UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi were kept in the loop about Ajmal Kasab’s scheduled hanging Wednesday morning. Only President Pranab Mukherjee and the home ministry knew of the decision, according to Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde.

  • SC takes suo motu cognisance of Ponty Chadha incident

     Taking suo motu cognisance of the of Ponty Chadha incident, the Supreme Court today sought explanation from the Centre about the norms for issuing gun licences to private security persons and how agencies engaging them are being regulated.

  • Omar Abdullah mocks US media over describing Kasab as ‘gunman’

    Jammu:Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday mocked the American media for describing 26/11 convict Ajmal Kasab, who was executed in a Pune Jail on Wednesday morning, as a “gunman” and not a terrorist.

  • New admission process for IITs to be put in place next year as scheduled: Pallam Raju

    Union human resources development minister MM Pallam Raju today rejected the demand to revisit the new format for admission to the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and other centrally funded institutes, saying the new system was “in the larger interest of the student community” and would be held from next year as scheduled.

  • Ajmal Kasab’s ITBP guards to be moved out of Mumbai jail

    Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), which has incurred an expenditure of more than Rs. 34 crore on the security of 26/11 attack terrorist Ajmal Kasab, will soon move out its men who guarded him in Arthur Road prison in Mumbai.

  • Summons to BSY, kin, others in illegal mining kickback case

    Bangalore: Spelling more trouble for disgruntled BJP leader and former Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa, CBI today ordered issue of summons to him, three of his family members and others in the illegal mining kickback case being probed by it.

  • CWG case:Order on framing of charges against Kalmadi on Dec 21

    New Delhi: A Delhi court today fixed December 21 for pronouncing its order on framing of charges against former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (OC) chairman Suresh Kalmadi and 10 others in a games-related graft case.

  • FDI in retail a Congress ploy to cover up scams: Venkaiah

    Hyderabad: Lashing out at UPA government at Centre over FDI in multi-brand retail, senior BJP leader Venkaiah Naidu today said, the move was a “cover up” by Congress to divert focus from “large-scale corruption and scams”.

  • Gadkari defensive at BJP protest against corruption

    New Delhi: Facing charges of dubious funding of his companies and demands from within for resigning from his post, BJP President Nitin Gadkari today claimed he was clean and said he did not fear facing any probe as he has not done any wrong.

  • FBI concludes probe into Wisconsin gurudwara shooting

    New York: The FBI has said it has concluded its probe into the August shooting incident at a gurdwara in Wisconsin, and found there is no evidence that the attack was part of any ongoing threat to the Sikh community.

  • US targets group linked to Taliban

    Washington: The Obama administration has hit an entity and two individuals with sanctions for their alleged links to the Taliban.

  • Victims of Mumbai carnage welcome hanging of Kasab

    Mumbai: Relatives of victims and survivors of the Mumbai 26/11 strike today felt that justice has been done with the hanging of Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab, saying it will serve as a lesson to terrorists that India is determined to act firmly against them.

  • Bollywood hopes now no more Kasabs are being trained

    Mumbai: Bollywood celebrities Anupam Kher and Anubhav Sinha have hailed the government for Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab’s execution Wednesday, and hope that “no more Kasabs are being trained elsewhere”.

  • Kasab’s hanging sends strong message to terrorists: Nikam

    Mumbai: The execution of Ajmal Kasab has sent a loud message to all terror organisations that those indulging in such acts will meet the same fate, special public prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam, who had tried him in a special court in the 26/11 case, today said.