Free Press Journal
  • CAG report is not the final word on any issue:SC

    New Delhi: CAG report commands respect and cannot be brushed aside but it cannot be the final word on an issue, the Supreme Court said today while noting that the auditor’s findings cannot be gospel truth as it is subject to scrutiny by Parliament.

  • BSE to upgrade indices post S&P Dow Jones pact

    Mumbai: India’s premier stock exchange BSE, which has tied up with US-based S&P Dow Jones Indices – the world’s largest index provider – plans to upgrade its indices to global standards apart from launching new products.

  • Fly light or pay more

    Jet to charge for extra baggage,  IndiGo for preferential seats

  • Vodafone approaches Delhi High Court for licence renewal

    New Delhi: Vodafone India on Thursday approached the Delhi High Court challenging the government decision not to renew its licences in key circles of Mumbai, Delhi and Kolkata beyond November 2014, reports PTI.

  • RIL to invest $5 bn in reversing KG-D6 output fall

    New Delhi: With gas output from its flagship KG-D6 fields dipping to an all-time low, Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani has said the company will invest over USD 5 billion in “a series of projects” to reverse the trend.

  • IMG agrees on 10% stake sale in Coal India

    New Delhi: An Inter-ministerial Group (IMG), has approved 10 per cent equity sale in Coal India which is expected to fetch over Rs 17,000 crore to the government.

  • Barq’s walkout from Parliament Taliban-like conduct: BJP

    New Delhi: Terming BSP MP Shafique-din Barq’s walkout from the Lok Sabha when the national song was being sung as “Taliban-like conduct”, BJP today said such leaders do not have a right to be parliamentarians or even citizens of the country.

  • Guj riot: SC to hear evidence fabrication case after vacation

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today decided to hear after summer vacation the plea of estranged former aide of social activist Teesta Setalvad seeking lifting of the stay on the investigation into a case of alleged fabrication of evidence in a 2002 post-Godhra riot incident.

  • SC rejects Jagan’s bail plea, asks aide to surrender

    Hyderabad: YSR Congress president Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, popularly called Jagan, will have to remain behind bars as the Supreme Court Thursday dismissed his bail petition in a case of illegal assets, saying his release could hamper the probe.

  • Anti-Sikh riots case: CBI seeks death for 3 out of 5 convicts

    New Delhi: CBI today sought death sentence for three of the five convicts in an anti-Sikh riots case as it told a Delhi court that they were engaged in “planned communal riot” and “religious cleansing”.

  • India to take up incursion issue with Chinese Premier

    New Delhi: India will take up with Chinese Premier Le Kequiang the issue of the recent intrusion by the People’s Liberation Army troops into Depsang valley in Ladakh and wants to push ahead with the bilateral dialogue on settling the border row.

  • “TMC opposing CBI probe out of fear”: Cong

    Kolkata: The Congress today said that the West Bengal government was opposing a CBI probe into the chit fund scam for fear that it would reveal information which would prove “dangerous” for it.

  • Sudipta, 2 others sent to 9 days police custody in fresh case

    Kolkata: Sudipta Sen, the chairman of the Saradha Group which allegedly defrauded thousands of small investors, and two others, were today sent to nine days police custody in a fresh case by a Bidhanangar court here.

  • Jet to charge Rs 250 per kg for additional baggage over 15 kg

    Mumbai: Jet Airways group today said it has revised, with effective from May 15, the free baggage allowance to 15 kg in the economy class on all domestic routes, but has retained the cabin baggage limit at the previous level of 7 kg.