Free Press Journal
  • Gangrape: 3 accused to plead not guilty, says lawyer

    New Delhi: Three of the five accused in the gangrape and murder of the 23-year-old girl in a bus will plead not guilty to the charges and claim trial, advocates seeking to represent them said today.

  • Consider extending deadline for telecos to operate: Govt to SC

    New Delhi: The Centre today asked the Supreme Court to consider allowing the telecom operators, whose 2G licences were cancelled last year, to continue to operate after the January 18 deadline with a condition that they “will be liable to pay” for the spectrum as per the proposed price of the upcoming auction scheduled on March 11.

  • Govt rapped for ‘failure’ to provide ambulance to rape victim

    New Delhi: Inadequate infrastructure and lack of facilities at AIIMS today came under scanner of a Parliamentary panel which slammed the government for its “failure” to even provide for a state-of-the-art ambulance to transport the Delhi gang-rape victim to the airport recently.

  • Trinamool Congress makes counter claim on violence

    Kolkata: The Trinamool Congress today claimed that ten party workers were injured in at Bamunghata in South 24 Parganas district when CPI(M) workers proceeding to attend a protest rally against Sunday’s attack on Marxist leader Abdur Rezzak Mollah allegedly indulged in violence.

  • Women should not venture out with males who are not kin: Azmi

    Mumbai: Joining a list of leaders who made controversial remarks following the Delhi gangrape incident, Samajwadi Party leader Abu Azmi today said women should not go out with men other than relatives and agreed with RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s view that most rapes take place in cities and not villages.

  • Plea reaches court for criminal case against Asaram Bapu

    Lucknow: An application was today moved in a local court here seeking direction to lodge a criminal case against spiritual leader Asaram Bapu for his remarks in connection with the Delhi gang-rape case.

  • Paper thin tablet!

    London: A revolutionary tablet as thin and flexible as paper that can be twisted or dropped without suffering damage is set to be showcased soon in American city of Las Vegas.

  • I-T department drags Amitabh Bachchan to SC over income from KBC

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought the response of superstar Amitabh Bachchan on a petition by Income Tax Department which has claimed that the actor owes to it Rs 1.66 crore as taxes on his income he earned through quiz show ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ during 2001-02.

  • Obama picks up a fight over his national security team

    Washington: Assembling his second term national security team, US President Barack Obama courted controversy as he named former Republican senator Chuck Hagel to head the Pentagon and his counterterrorism adviser John Brennan to lead the CIA.

  • Two Indian soldiers killed by Pakistanis

    Jammu: Two Indian Army soldiers manning a post on the Line of Control (LOC) in the mountainous Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir were killed and another injured Tuesday when Pakistani soldiers raided the post, an official said.

  • Former Jamia student gets anticipatory bail in criminal case

    New Delhi: A 22-year-old former student of Jamia Millia Islamia University has been given anticipatory bail by a Delhi court in a case lodged against him for allegedly entering the campus forcibly and instigating pupils to damage its property.

  • MIM leader Akbar Owaisi arrested

    Hyderabad: Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) leader Akbaruddin Owaisi was arrested Tuesday in a case booked against him for delivering alleged hate speeches.

  • Govt not worried about Fitch downgrade threat: DEA secretary

    Department of Economic Affairs Secretary Arvind Mayaram on Tuesday said that the government was not worried about rating global rating agency Fitch’s downgrade threat. “India will restrict fiscal deficit to 5.3% of GDP,” he added.

  • Owaisi at hospital amid high drama, tension

    Hyderabad: Amid high drama and tension, MIM leader Akbaruddin Owaisi Tuesday underwent medical tests in a hospital here on a police directive to ascertain if he was fit to face questioning for his hate speech.

  • Country ashamed over Delhi gangrape incident: Prez

    Lucknow: President Pranab Mukherjee today said the country was ashamed over the Delhi gangrape incident and stressed on the need for a culture that respects women.