Free Press Journal
  • Differences in Opposition lets govt breathe easy

    New Delhi: Differences among opposition parties over the strategy in Parliament on FDI in retail today helped the government breathe easy as an all-party meeting failed to evolve a consensus on whether there should be voting on the issue.

  • Most parties ready to accept Speaker’s decision: Cong

    New Delhi: Sticking to its stand on discussion on FDI in retail without a vote, Congress today said most political parties were ready to accept the decision of Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar on the issue.

  • Indo-China map row: Chinese media blames ‘western colonisers’

    Blaming “western colonisers” for planting seeds of territorial disputes, Chinese official media said India and China should work in a “smart and sincere manner” to end the border dispute and asked leaders to be vigilant against differences spiralling into confrontation.

  • Any victory in India is a huge win: Kevin Pietersen

    Heroes of England’s thumping 10-wicket triumph against India in the second Test, skipper Alastair Cook and aggressive batsman Kevin Pietersen, on Wednesday said the team will have to guard against complacency in the remaining two matches.

  • Father, brother, uncle of minor arrested over rape charges

    The father, brother and an uncle of a 13 year-old girl from nearby Dharmadom in north Kerala’s Kannur district have been arrested for allegedly raping the minor for the past two years.

  • No proof of UFOs on India-China border: Antony

    New Delhi:  Defence Minister A.K. Antony Monday told parliament that India was monitoring all developments in the neighbourhood which could impinge on national security and made it clear that there was no conclusive proof of Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs) over the border with China.

  • 2G case:Witness identifies letters exchanged between PM & Raja

    New Delhi: A PMO official today identified in a Delhi court the letters exchanged between erstwhile Telecom Minister A Raja and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in November-December 2007 on the issue of 2G spectrum allocation.

  • ​’Ireland to act speedily to implement legislation on abortion’

    London: Ireland will act “speedily” to implement legislation providing limited access to abortion if an expert group’s recommendation is accepted by the Cabinet, a minister has said, amid the raging controversy over the death of an Indian dentist.

  • MBBS Munnabhai in Jail

    It could be a script for a movie. A qualified doctor, who allegedly helped candidates cheat in post-graduate courses in medicine and surgery and used the ill-gotten money to produce films in southern India, is now in the custody of the CBI.

  • Hockey India League postponed to Jan 17

    New Delhi: The governing council of the Hockey India League (HIL) deferred its players’ auction by a fortnight to Dec 16 and the start of the tournament to Jan 17.

  • Guj Cong at the centre of a row over ad campaign

    Ahmedabad: Congress’s Gujarat unit was at the centre of a row today over a picture it used for a poll advertisement on malnutrition in the state amid allegations it was ‘lifted’ from a website of a Christian organisation depicting a Sri Lankan child.

  • Police float tenders for bullet proof tyres, get no response

    Mumbai: Mumbai policee, which fought the terrorists during the 26/11 strike, invited tenders to procure bullet proof and run flat tyres and tubeless rims to replace worn out wheels of its combat-ready vehicles but not a single company responded to supply the consignment.

  • Curfew relaxed for few hours in Sirsa, normalcy returning

    Sirsa (Har): Curfew was relaxed for few hours in trouble-torn Sirsa with normalcy slowly returning in the area after two days of restriction clamped in the wake of a clash between followers of Dera Sacha Sauda and a group of Sikhs.