Free Press Journal
  • Delhi gang-rape : Juvenile accused also charged for robbery

    New Delhi: The Delhi police on Thursday filed its charge sheet against the juvenile in the Juvenile Justice Board for allegedly committing robbery before participating in the gang-rape of a 23-year-old girl in a moving bus here on December 16.

  • ‘Mercy petition’ page removed from Prez office website

    New Delhi: The office of the President has taken off the ‘mercy petition’ section from its official website and it said matters relating to the subject for public information will henceforth be dealt by the Union Home Ministry.

  • 2G: SC dismisses curative petitions of telcos and Raja

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today dismissed curative petitions of several telecom firms for re-examination of its verdict cancelling 122 2G spectrum licences allocated during tenure of former Telecom Minister A Raja.

  • Jundal, IM suspects seek discharge

    New Delhi: Key 26/11 handler Abu Jundal has moved a Delhi court seeking discharge from the Jama Masjid blast case on the ground of “illegal investigation and court proceedings”.

  • SC declines early hearing to PIL on chopper deal

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today declined to give an urgent hearing to a PIL seeking apex court- monitored probe by a special investigation team (SIT) or CVC into the alleged kickbacks in the Rs 3600 crore VVIP chopper deal.

  • Intel developing box that watches you watch TV

    Washington: The world’s biggest chip-maker Intel has said it is developing a set-top TV entertainment box that can provide personalised programming using a camera that can watch users watch TV.

  • A molecule that suppress liver tumours

    Washington: A key molecule identified as IQGAP1 can suppress growth of liver tumours by altering the micro-environment against cancer cells, reveals a new finding.

  • Alcohol binging linked with risky sex

    Syndey:  Many secondary school students regret having sex after a night of binging on alcohol, says a new research.

  • US ex-envoy blasts US ‘callousness’ on Pakistan

    Washington: The former US ambassador to Islamabad today criticized Washington’s “callousness” over the killing of Pakistani troops as he called for both nations to rethink how they see each other.

  • Government plays down sexist comments of Vayalar Ravi

    New Delhi: Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari Thursday said that his colleague and Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi has apologised for his sexist comments, and the matter should rest there.

  • WB Guv critical of minister’s alleged bid to shield accused

    Kolkata: Causing discomfort to the Mamata Banerjee government for a minister’s alleged move to shield a TMC councillor in the killing of a police officer in Garden Reach, West Bengal Governor M K Narayanan today said that the minister had no business to do it.

  • 2G case: CBI questions prosecution team members

    New Delhi: CBI today started questioning of its prosecution team members to understand whether the corruption slur on its prosecutor in the 2G case is an “aberration” or some more individuals have also been allegedly compromised.

  • AgustaWestland had kept Rs 217 cr for bribe: Report

    New Delhi: Italy’s state-controlled AgustaWestland had allegedly kept aside Rs 217 crore as part of “corrupt activity” to bag India’s Rs 3,600 crore deal and its choppers became eligible only after certain required parameters were altered in the tender document.

  • Italian chopper deal: Jaswant Singh admits to changes in tender during NDA rule

    New Delhi: At a time when his party is targeting the government on the VVIP chopper deal, senior BJP leader Jaswant Singh on Thursday came to the rescue of beleagured former Air Force chief SP Tyagi, while admitting that the required parameters in the tender were changed during the NDA rule.

  • Suryanelli rape case: Kurien meets Sonia

    New Delhi: Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman P J Kurien, facing a political storm over Suryanelli rape case that has returned to haunt him, today met Congress President Sonia Gandhi and explained his position.