Free Press Journal
  • Anti-social elements ruling roost in Pondy: Narayanasamy

    Puducherry: Minister of State in PMO V Narayanasamy today alleged that the recent attack on his camp office and on the Sri Aurobindo Ashram here were instances of how anti-social elements were ruling the roost in Puducherry under the guise of the Lankan Tamils issue.

  • Guj made maximum progress in fighting malnutrition: Modi

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi today said that a Comptroller and General (CAG) report has stated that Gujarat made maximum progress in fighting malnutrition in the last five years.

  • Anti-Sikh riots case: CBI concludes arguments against Sajjan

    New Delhi: The CBI today concluded its arguments in the trial of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar and five others in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, rebutting the defence and said the nature and extent of crime shows the vast network and larger conspiracy behind it.

  • C M Ibrahim to head Ktka election strategy committee

    New Delhi: Former Union minister C M Ibrahim, who was once a close associate of former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda, was today made chairman of the Congress Election Strategy Committee for May 5 Karnataka Assembly polls.

  • Maharashtra ATS police officer ends life

    Thane: A senior police officer attached with Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) committed suicide by shooting himself in a hotel here today, police said.

  • Akhilesh gets back-handed pat from opposition for ‘bringing back democracy’

    Lucknow: Even as he faces flak for failing law and order and slackened development in the state, the Akhilesh Yadav led Uttar Pradesh government has been winning rave reviews from the political spectrum for what is being termed the “return of democracy” in the state. And surprisingly enough, the chief minister has got a back-handed pat from arch rival and principal opposition, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), which has called Yadav ‘Mr

  • Trinamool wants to win panchayat polls at any cost: Congress

    Kolkata: The Congress Saturday accused the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government of deliberately scheduling the rural body polls to suit its own interests and adopting unfair means to prevent an inevitable defeat.

  • Restricting police from carrying firearms ill-conceived: BJP

    Jammu: Describing the Omar government’s order of restricting security personnel from carrying lethal weapons while on duty, the BJP today said that the order was passed in total disregard of the principles of security deployment.

  • SIDCUL land scam a proof that govt doesn’t care for people:BJP

    Dehradun: BJP in Uttarakhand today said by selling precious SIDCUL land meant for industrial purposes at throwaway prices to real estate firms the Vijay Bahuguna government has proved that it does not care for the people of the state.

  • Mulayam slams ‘sycophants’ in UP govt, asks CM to crack whip

    Lucknow: Slamming ministers and officers for tarnishing the image of Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh by indulging in “sycophancy”, party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav today asked his son and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to be a strict administrator.

  • Censor Board member held for stealing colleague’s jewellery

    Mumbai: A 45-year-old woman member of the Central  board of Film Certification (Censor Board) has been arrested for allegedly stealing diamond jewellery worth Rs 5.25 lakh from her colleague’s purse during a film screening at a theatre here, police said today.

  • Fish protein can prevent cancer growth

    Washington: A protein in Pacific cod, an important commercial food species, may inhibit prostate cancer and possibly other cancers from spreading, scientists, including Indian-origin researchers, have found.

  • Hazare not in favour of pardoning Sanjay Dutt

    Pune: Even as the chorus for clemency for actor Sanjay Dutt grew louder, social activist Anna Hazare today disapproved of the demand to pardon him in a case related to the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts.

  • Zardari quits post of PPP co-chairman

    Lahore: Faced with a challenge from the assertive judiciary, President Asif Ali Zardari has quit the political office of co-chairman of the Pakistan People’s Party and made his son Bilawal its “patron-in-chief”.