Free Press Journal
  • Zakia Jafri’s complaint contains all irrelevant things: SIT

    Ahmedabad: The lawyer defending the Supreme Court-appointed special investigation team (SIT), which gave a clean chit to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in the 2002 post-Godhra riots case on the complaint by Zakia Jafri, today said that “her complaint contains nothing but all irrelevant things”.

  • CBI to file new case in coal allocation scam

    CBI to file new case in coal allocation scamCBI is likely to file a fresh case soon on the alleged irregularities in the allocation of coal mines for captive use even as the issue of its probe in the scam faces criticism from various quarters.

  • Slapping episode: Petition seeks dismissal of Delhi cop

    New Delhi: The brother of the 17-year-old girl, who was slapped by an Assistant Commissioner of Delhi Police while protesting here against the rape of a minor, today submitted a petition to the Home Ministry seeking dismissal of the suspended officer.

  • Mulayam toes to Maya’s line to woo Brahmins of UP

    Lucknow: In an apparent effort to woo Brahmins, Samajwadi Party today organised a conference here in which party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav termed the upper caste community as “true socialists”.

  • ​Open to amending JPC draft report if convinced: Chacko

    New Delhi: In a bid to end the confrontation in JPC, its Chairman P C Chacko, under opposition fire, today expressed willingness to consider amendments to the controversial draft report on 2G spectrum scam which gave a clean chit to the Prime Minister and the Finance Minister.

  • Family says dead Indian student showed signs of depression

    Boston: The family of Sunil Tripathi, the Indian-American student whose body was recovered from the Providence river, has said that the 22-year-old had shown signs of depression prior to his disappearance.

  • Earth’s core 1000 degrees hotter than thought

    London: The temperature near the Earth’s centre is 6000 degrees Celsius, 1000 degrees hotter than last reported 20 years ago, scientists have found.

  • UPA govt should clear policy on China: BJP

    Jammu: State unit of BJP today said Congress-led UPA government should clear its policy on China and its repeated incursions and ask the country to withdraw its troops immediately.

  • SC relief to Mittal & Ruia, exempted from personal appearance

    New Delhi: Bharti Cellular Limited CMD Sunil Bharti Mittal and Essar Group promoter Ravi Ruia today got a breather from the Supreme Court which exempted them from personal appearance in the trial court in a case of alleged irregularities related to allocation of additional 2G spectrum in 2002.

  • Narayanasamy downplays meeting with CBI Director

    Chennai: UPA government has never interfered with CBI investigation, Union minister V Narayanasamy said today amid controversy over status report of coal scam probe and downplayed his meeting with the agency Director on the eve of it filing an affidavit in the Supreme Court.

  • NDA alliance strong: Nitish

    Patna: Seeking to put a full stop on speculations if ties between JD(U) and BJP were under strain after recent bickering, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today said the alliance was working well and will continue to do so in future.

  • Liyaqat Shah remanded to 5-day NIA custody

    New Delhi: Suspected Hizbul militant Liyaqat Shah was today remanded to five days in NIA custody by a court here in connection with a case registered against him by the Delhi Police for allegedly conspiring to carry out terror attacks in the national capital.