Free Press Journal
  • Shinde away in the US as his Ministry grappling Naxal crisis

    New Delhi: As the security apparatus grapples with the fall out of the Maoists attack on Congress leaders in Chhattisgarh, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde is away in the United States and will return only on Wednesday.

  • Naxal attack: convoy route was pre-decided, says Jogi

    Raipur: Congress leaders today denied reports that the route of the ill-fated ‘Parivartan Yatra’, which came under Naxal attack on Saturday in south Bastar region, had been changed at the last moment.

  • Indian submarine in distress gets Egyptian help

    Cairo: India’s submarine INS Sindhurakshak received help from Egyptian Navy when it encountered extreme bad weather and rough sea on its way back home after mid-life up-gradation in Russia.

  • Yerawada Jail frowns at home food for Sanjay Dutt

    Pune:  Spelling fresh trouble for Sanjay Dutt, the Yerawada Central Jail here has decided to oppose home-cooked food permitted to the Bollywood actor, official sources said here Monday.

  • Dozen bookies held, 2 of them had made calls to Pakistan

    New Delhi/Panaji: Six bookies were arrested in Goa today following information provided by Delhi Police looking for ‘fixers’ alleged to be conduits of three more cricketers while six others apprehended on the charge of betting in Chennai, Mumbai and Chennai during IPL matches.

  • Post Naxal attack, over 1000 troops pushed into Bastar jungles

    Raipur: In wake of the deadly Maoist attack on the Congress Parivartan rally in Chhattishgarh, more than 1,000 security personnel have been pumped into the jungles of the naxal-infested Bastar region for a major offensive against the ultras.

  • PMO admits to having special envoy’s reports on Volcker probe

    New Delhi: Doing a volte face after five years, Prime Minister’s Office has admitted before the Central Information Commission that reports given by the then special envoy Virendra Dayal on Volcker Committee which probed oil-for-food scam are with it but cannot be made public.

  • MHA fears attack on political programmes in Naxal-hit states

    New Delhi: Jolted by Maoist targeting Congress leaders in Chhattisgarh, the Centre today asked all Left Wing Extremism-hit states to revamp security of political workers and appoint nodal officers to coordinate political programmes so that such deadly attacks do not occur in future.

  • Congress in Gujarat created “polity” of love of chair: Modi

    Ahmedabad: Accusing the previous Congress regimes of Gujarat of creating “polity” of the love of chair, Chief Minister Narendra Modi today said unlike them, his government was working for farmers’ welfare.

  • Delhi gangrape case: Court fiat to hospital

    New Delhi: A special court today asked the medical superintendent of a government hospital here to file the latest medical report of a December 16 gangrape accused, who is undergoing treatment, saying that the trial in the case is getting delayed due to his absence.

  • Kirti questions silence of UPA, NDA over BCCI chief removal

    Darbhanga (Bihar): With BCCI chief N Srinivasan deciding not to quit, cricketer-turned-politician Kirti Azad today wondered why both UPA and NDA were keeping silence on his removal and alleged no genuine effort were being made to clean up the mess.

  • 3G case: HC issues notices to Idea Cellular, others

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today sought response from Idea Cellular Ltd (ICL) and its chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla on a contempt petition against the telecom major for allegedly disobeying its earlier order by providing 3G services to new customers in circles where it lacks the requisite licences.

  • 2 bookies held in Mumbai for accepting bets from Pakistan

    Mumbai: In the continuing crackdown on IPL betting syndicates, Mumbai crime branch today arrested two bookies who were allegedly in contact with their counterparts in Pakistan for accepting bets.

  • Ex-umpire Holder says he was offered money at Sharjah

    London: Former international umpire John Holder has said he was offered 10,000 pounds to change the course of a One-day International between Sri Lanka and Pakistan in Sharjah in 1993.