Free Press Journal
  • Mamata promises 1 crore new jobs in Bengal

    Kolkata: With big ticket investments not pouring into West Bengal according to her government’s plans, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday promised to create one crore new jobs in the state’s small-scale sector.

  • Curfew imposed in Haryana town after clash

    Sirsa (Haryana): The district administration imposed curfew in Haryana’s Sirsa town Saturday following violent clashes between followers of the controversial Dera Sacha Sauda sect and the Sikh community.

  • Shatrughan with Jethmalani, Yashwant Gadkari exit issue

    Patna: BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha today said he was ‘ideologically’ with Ram Jethmalani and Yashwant Sinha who have sought the resignation of party president Nitin Gadkari over allegation of corruption.

  • Jethmalani breaks ranks with BJP over new CBI chief

    New Delhi: Firing another salvo at his party, BJP MP Ram Jethmalani, who is also an eminent lawyer, Saturday wrote to BJP chief Nitin Gadkari, questioning his party’s opposition to the appointment of new CBI chief.

  • One more party will strengthen democratic fabric: Tewari

    Chandigarh: The Congress today played down launching of a political outfit by Arvind Kejriwal saying there were 1453 political parties registered in India and one more would strengthen the democratic fabric.

  • Gujarat CM shoots from the hip: Manish Tewari

    Chandigarh: Congress today accused Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi of shooting from the hip and asked him to come clean on alleged loss of revenue of Rs 1 lakh crore caused to the exchequer by “malpractices” of the state government.

  • BJP criticises Cong Ministers’ continued attacks on CAG

    New Delhi: BJP today condemned the continued attack by Congress ministers on Constitutional bodies like CAG and PAC and wondered whether Prime Minister Manmohan Singh approved of such criticism by his Cabinet colleagues.

  • Abu Salem has malaria, refuses treatment at hospital

    Mumbai: Jailed gangster Abu Salem, who is suffering from malaria, has refused to get admitted to a hospital, preferring treatment inside the prison, said a hospital official Saturday.

  • SABIC releases inaugural Sustainability Report

    November 24
    ·         Affirms SABIC’s global commitment to sustainability
    ·         Reflects systematic approach woven into corporate strategy and business focus

  • Jethmalani embarrasses BJP again

    New Delhi: Embarrassing BJP yet again, its senior MP Ram Jethmalani today attacked the party for criticising the appointment of new CBI Director and said the government’s decision has “averted national calamity”.

  • 11 killed in Himachal road accident

    Shimla:  At least 11 people were killed and nine injured when an overcrowded multi-utility vehicle skidded off the road and fell into a gorge in Himachal Pradesh’s Sirmaur district Saturday, police said.

  • CAG should debate 2G report on public platform: Manish Tewari

    Chandigarh: Challenging the findings of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) on the 2G scam, union Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Manish Tewari Saturday asked the CAG to come on a public platform to openly debate his findings in the report.

  • Centre dismisses Jaya’s charge;says TN received enough support

    Chennai: The Centre today dismissed Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa’s charge that it was following a negative approach on critical issues and said the State has received adequate financial support from it.

  • Straight from heart: Pune doctor promotes love-letter writing

    Pune: To revive the practice of writing love letters which has died a slow death after the advent of mobile phones and Internet, a naturopathy doctor promoting a “healthy heart” campaign has decided to organise a competition of writing love letters.

  • England reach 77/2 at tea

    A good start by England openers was marred by two late wickets as the visitors were 77 for two at tea on day two of the second cricket Test against India at the Wankhede Stadium here Saturday.

  • Govt to launch direct cash subsidy transfer from Jan 1

    The government will launch the payout of direct cash subsidy to people through the Aadhaar based system in 51 districts of the country from January 1, finance minister P Chidambaram said on Saturday.

  • Kejriwal’s party named Aam Admi Party

    New Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal’s party was today named ‘Aam Admi Party’ at a meeting of its founder members here during which the Constitution for the organization was also adopted.

  • Jaish commander killed in Kashmir

    Srinagar: A top commander of the Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) guerrilla outfit was killed on Saturday in a gun battle in Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

  • MiG-21 crashes in Gujarat, pilot safe

    A MiG-21 Bison combat aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) on Saturday crashed near Naliya in Gujarat, the second such accident this year. The pilot is safe.

  • It’s Babasaheb vs Balasaheb now!

    Mumbai : A day after it raised the demand of building a memorial for Sena chief Balasaheb Thackeray at Indu Mills compound, the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) took a about turn on the issue after strong criticism from Congress, NCP and Dalit leaders.