Free Press Journal
  • CBI gives list of witnesses to court in CWG case

    New Delhi: CBI today submitted in a Delhi court the first list of prosecution witnesses to be summoned for recording of their statements in a CWG-related corruption case in which Congress leader Suresh Kalmadi and nine other accused were put on trial.

  • Suryanelli: victim’s mother strikes emotional note to Sonia

    Thiruvananthapuram: Exerting pressure on the Congress leadership in Suryanelli gangrape case, the mother of the victim today wrote to UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi wondering how P J Kurien can continue as Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha when the bill on sexual violence against women is about to be considered by the Upper House.

  • SC nod to Zakia for protest petition against SIT report

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today allowed Zakia Jafri to file a fresh protest petition in a trial court against the SIT’s closure report reportedly giving clean chit to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in a 2002 riot case in Ahmedabad in which her husband and ex-Congress MP was killed.

  • Bansal keeps everyone guessing on fare hike

    New Delhi: With the Railways facing an additional burden of Rs 3300 cr due to the diesel price hike, Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal today did not rule out another round of hike in passenger fares, saying a view on this will be firmed up in the next few days.

  • Charge sheet against Abu Jundal filed in Nashik court

    Nashik (Maharashtra): The Mumbai Anti-Terrorist Squad Thursday filed a charge sheet against suspected LeT terrorist Abu Jundal for planning an attack on vital installations of the city.

  • ​3 arrested in all-girl rock band case,Omar expresses happiness

    Srinagar/Ajmer: One more person was arrested by police in connection with the online abuses and threats to Kashmir’s first all-girl rock band which was forced to quit taking the total number of arrests in the case to three.

  • PIL filed on nude paintings in CKP art gallery

    Bangalore: A PIL was filed in the Karnataka High Court on the recent exhibition of nude paintings of some Hindu Gods and Goddesses in Chitrakala Parishath art gallery here.

  • ​Miscreants hurl footwear, stones at Khushboo

    Chennai: In an apparent spillover of sibling rivalry in the DMK first family, unidentified persons threw stones at actress and party leader Khushboo and her house in separate incidents over her comments on the elevation of M K Stalin, party chief M Karunanidhi’s son.

  • It’s official! Happiness increases with age

    Washington: People tend to feel happier with age, but their overall level of well-being depends on when they were born, a new US study has found.

  • Child sex victims often ignored, humiliated in India: Report

    New Delhi: Most of the child victims of sexual assault in India face humiliation while undergoing medical tests apart from police who often do not believe their account, according to a Human Rights Watch report.

  • Those who threatened Kashmiri girl band won’t be spared: Omar

    Ajmer: Government will not spare those who issued threats to Kashmiri girl band, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdulhah today said, but maintained there was no need for legal action against the grand mufti who issued Fatwa terming singing as un-Islamic.

  • EU stresses on ‘accountability’ for 2002 Gujarat riots

    New Delhi: At a time when Narendra Modi is reaching out to cross-section of people nationally and internationally, the European Union today stressed on the “accountability” for the 2002 Gujarat riots, maintaining that the matter was of “interest” to everyone.

  • Mohan Bhagwat

    RSS chief describes Modi as friend

    Allahabad: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat today described Narendra Modi as his “friend” but side-stepped queries on the possible projection of the Gujarat Chief Minister as BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate, saying he was “not a political person”.

  • Manik Sarkar: India’s poorest chief minister?

    Agartala: Manik Sarkar, who has been the Tripura chief minister for 15 years and is leading the CPI-M in upcoming elections, is perhaps India’s poorest chief minister.

  • Envoy sees limitless horizon for India-US ties

    Washington: Noting an “increasing convergence” of Indian and US interests across major global issues, Indian ambassador to the US Nirupama Rao says she sees a “virtually limitless horizon” for the two countries to achieve together.

  • Kerry reaffirms commitment to US-India strategic dialogue

    Washington: The new US Secretary of State John Kerry and the Indian External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid have expressed their commitment to continuing and strengthening the US-India strategic dialogue mechanism.