Free Press Journal
  • Kejriwal alleges water scam, DJB rejects charge

    New Delhi: Delhi government, in connivance with private firms, has shown inflated figures of water being treated and wasted to increase tariff and implement a Rs-520 crore project to replace the water pipeline in the city, Aam Admi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal alleged today.

  • Veerappan’s aides moves SC against execution of death penalty

    New Delhi: Four aides of sandalwood smuggler Veerappan today moved the Supreme Court against the execution of their death penalty in connection with a landmine blast that had killed 22 policemen in Karnataka nearly 20 years.

  • Darkness could be therapy for vision

    Montreal: Darkness therapy may help restore vision in patients with the visual disorder amblyopia, says a Canadian study.

  • Bomb explodes in Imphal

    Imphal: A powerful bomb exploded in the heart of Thangal Bazar area in Imphal West district this afternoon, official sources said.

  • Hate speech case: Akbaruddin Owaisi released from jail

    Adilabad (AP): After spending 38 days in a local prison, MIM legislator Akbaruddin Owaisi, who is facing charges of sedition and waging war against the nation for his “hate speech”, was released on bail today.

  • Malik faces charge of waging war against India in HC blast

    New Delhi: A Delhi court today fixed February 21 for framing additional charge of waging war against India against Wasim Akram Malik, who is facing trial for his alleged role in the September 2011 Delhi High Court blast case.

  • Ponty shootout case: Namdhari, others chargesheeted for murder

    New Delhi: Sacked Uttarakhand minorities panel chief S S Namdhari and others were today chargesheeted for murder, conspiracy and kidnapping in the November 17 killing of liquor baron Ponty Chadha and his brother Hardeep in a shootout at a farmhouse here.

  • Shinde should clarify on Jaitley surveillance issue: BJP

    New Delhi: Condemning the “unauthorised surveillance” on its leader Arun Jaitley, BJP today said it will not take things “lying down” and asked Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde to clarify on who ordered the collection of his call details.

  • Italian court rejects request for chopper probe details

    New Delhi: An Italian court, hearing the VVIP chopper deal scam case, has rejected India’s request for documents related to the investigations into the matter, arguing that the “information is covered by secrecy”.

  • Fire breaks out at Kumbh

    Allahabad: Yet another fire broke out at the Kumbh Mela area here this afternoon, injuring two sadhus, an official said.

  • Why cold-blooded animals live longer in cool environments!

    Washington: Scientists have identified a genetic programme that promotes longevity of roundworms in cold environments – and say that this mechanism also exists in warm-blooded animals, including humans.

  • Asteroid 2012 DA14 passes by Earth

    Moscow: The massive 2012 DA14 asteroid came closest to the Earth late Friday and is now heading away from the planet, Russian astronomers said.

  • Trade unions call for nationwide strike against price hike

    New Delhi: Protesting government’s “inaction” on price rise and alleged violation of labour laws, 11 central trade unions and workers’ federation have called for a two-day nationwide strike starting from February 20.

  • Opposition parties claim police transfers violate EC code

    Kolkata: Opposition political parties in West Bengal today claimed that the recent transfer of senior police officials, including Kolkata police chief R K Pachananda, was violative of the election code of conduct since by-polls were scheduled on February 23 in the state.

  • Top builder shot dead in Navi Mumbai

    Thane: A top builder was shot dead outside his office in Vashi by two men disguised as security personnel Saturday morning, police said.

  • No talks with AgustaWestland to buy choppers: Delhi Police

    New Delhi: Delhi Police today said it was never in talks to buy helicopters from AgustaWestland, the Italian firm at the centre of a controversy over allegations of paying kickbacks in the Rs 3600 crore VVIP chopper deal.

  • ​Tougher laws on the anvil to deal with crime agst women:Shinde

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde today said the Government was working towards bringing more tougher laws and fast-track courts to try cases like the “shameful” December 16 gangrape to instill confidence among women in the country.