Free Press Journal
  • Tata Housing raises about Rs 65 cr PE fund from US’ Portman

    New Delhi: Tata Group’s realty firm Tata Housing Development Company today said US-based Portman Holdings has invested about Rs 65 crore in its luxury housing project in Bengaluru for a minority stake.

  • Reliance Money targets Rs 2 trillion gold market with new plan

    Mumbai:  Targeting an estimated Rs two lakh crore unorganised gold market in the country, Reliance Money today launched a new daily gold accumulation plan under which customers can invest as low as Rs 1,000 per month.

  • EC notice to Gujarat Congress chief on remark against Modi

    New Delhi: The Election Commission has slapped a notice on Gujarat Congress President Arjun Mothwadia for violating the Model Code of Conduct for his monkey remark against state Chief Minister Narendra Modi and for raking up his personal life.

  • India lose 1-2 to England in Lanco Super Series opener

    Perth: India were off to a disappointing start at the Lanco International Super Series hockey tournament as they squandered a one-goal lead to lose 1-2 to England in their opening match here today.

  • White paper on Mah irrigation scam within three weeks, HC told

    Mumbai: Maharashtra government today informed the Bombay High Court that a white paper on the alleged multi-crore irrigation scam, involving bureaucrats of Water Resources Department and Konkan Irrigation Development Corporation (KIDC), would be ready within three weeks.

  • Executive decision cannot be subject for debate under any rule: Govt

    New Delhi: Amid Opposition demand for discussion in Lok Sabha on FDI in retail under a rule which entails voting, government today said an executive decision could not be a subject for debate under such a rule but asserted that it has the numbers to beat such a move.

  • Govt detects cases of tax evasion by Cadbury India

    New Delhi: The government today said that Directorate General of Central Excise Investigation (DGCEI) has detected two cases of tax evasion amounting to Rs 213 crore by the different units of the confectionery major Cadbury India Ltd.

  • UN chief and Security Council call for Gaza truce to be upheld

    United Nations: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and the Security Council today asked Israel and Hamas to uphold their ceasefire and praised Egyptian President Mohammed Mursi for brokering the truce after a week of devastating violence that claimed nearly 150 lives.

  • Mamata slams “saviours of government”

    Kolkata: Hours after rejection of the no-confidence motion moved by her party, Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee today criticised political parties which did not support the cause “citing various excuses” and claimed that the “saviours of the government” had been exposed.

  • D subbarao

    RBI rules out introduction of Islamic banking

    Reserve Bank Governor D Subbarao today ruled out introduction of Islamic banking in the country but said other methods for channelising funds based on the principles of Islamic law can be looked at.

  • UPA government in ICU: Nitin Gadkari

    Agartala: BJP President Nitin Gadkari today said the UPA government at the Centre is in “intensive care unit” and claimed that his party would form government in the next elections.

  • Taliban threaten to target Indians to avenge Kasab’s hanging

    Islamabad: The Pakistani Taliban today threatened to target Indians “anywhere” in retaliation for the execution of Ajmal Kasab and demanded that India should return the body of the LeT militant involved in the 2008 Mumbai attacks to his family.

  • 1996 Lajpat Nagar blast: 2 convicts with death penalty let off

    New Delhi: Slamming police for “seriouslapses” in probe of the 1996 Lajpat Nagar bomb blast case, the Delhi High court today acquitted two alleged JKIF militants, sentenced with capital punishment in the case, and commuted the death penalty of the third terrorist to life imprisonment.

  • Guj polls: over 1.81 crore voters in first phase

    Ahmedabad:1.81 crore voters are expected to exercise their franchise in the first phase of assembly elections in Gujarat on December 13 to elect 87 legislators of the 182-member House, as per the final electoral rolls released by the state Election Commission.

  • SP against FDI in retail

    New Delhi: The Samajwadi Party (SP) said Thursday  it was opposed to foreign investment in multi-brand retail and  that it was for the presiding officers in parliament to decide if the issue would be discussed under rules that entail voting.

  • Amitabh Bachchan honoured by Australian Government

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has been honoured by the Australian government for his remarkable contribution to the Indian cinema, which is celebrating its centenary year.