Free Press Journal
  • ED freezes Rs 34 cr in FDs of Jagan media firm

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) today froze fixed deposits worth more than Rs 34 crore of a media firm owned by jailed YSR Congress leader Jaganmohan Reddy in connection with the money laundering probe against him and others.

  • IPL case: Trivedi made prosecution witness, records statement

    New Delhi: Rajasthan Royal’s bowler Sidharth Trivedi today recorded his statement before a magistrate as Delhi Police decided to make him prosecution witness, tightening their case against three cricketers in the IPL spot-fixing scandal.

  • End the ‘war’, talk to Maoists, PUDR says

    New Delhi: The People’s Union for Democratic Rights (PUDR) Friday urged the central and state governments to talk to Maoists in order to end the “war” raging in the vast Bastar region in Chhattisgarh.

  • Court grants bail to two in Jaitley CDR case

    New Delhi: A court here today granted bail to a Delhi Police constable and a private detective, arrested for allegedly buying a SIM card on fake proofs to procure the call detail records of BJP leader Arun Jaitley and others.

  • 3 accused in Dec 16 gangrape identified by cop

    New Delhi: Three accused in the December 16 gangrape case were today identified in a special court here by the lady police officer, the prime witness, who had arrested them hours after the heinous crime.

  • 11-year-old-girl burnt to death by two women

    Sambalpur (Odisha): In a shocking incident, an 11-year-old girl was allegedly burnt alive by two women who were angry with her for telling on their daughters after they stole fruits from a backyard of a house in Odisha’s Deogarh district.

  • BJP hits back at PM for slamming oppn

    New Delhi: Stung by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s remark that opposition played an “obstructionist role”  in Parliament, BJP today hit back saying instead of pointing finger at others, he should explain his record in power for the last nine years.

  • Law Minister for audio recording of trial court proceedings

    New Delhi: With an aim of bringing transparency in judicial proceedings, Law Minister Kapil Sibal today said working of trial courts should be audio recorded and discussions are on in this regard.

  • Srinivasan should be sacked if he doesn’t go: Lele

    New Delhi: Former BCCI secretary Jaywant Lele today said that under-fire Board President N Srinivasan should be sacked from his post if he does not step down on his own in the wake of the IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal.

  • Anti-Taliban fighter killed in Pak blast

    Islamabad: A member of an anti-Taliban militia was killed when a bomb went off on the outskirts of Peshawar city in northwest Pakistan today, police said.

  • Anti-Taliban fighter killed in Pak blast

    Islamabad: A member of an anti-Taliban militia was killed when a bomb went off on the outskirts of Peshawar city in northwest Pakistan today, police said.

  • Painkillers can increase risk of heart attack

    London: High doses of two common painkillers, used by millions of Indians, taken over a long period of time may increase the risk of heart attack, Oxford researchers have warned.

  • India can get close to Japan at its own peril: Chinese Daily

    Beijing: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s just concluded Japan visit continues to rile China, with a state-run daily warning that India could get close to Tokyo “at its own peril” and ties with it “can only bring trouble” to New Delhi.

  • Ahead of monsoon, MCGM, sanitary workers unions locked in row

    Mumbai: Saying that health of the city residents is of paramount importance, Bombay High Court has ordered verification of the number of workers affiliated to Kachara Vahatuk Shramik Sangh, who are to be engaged by the yet-to-be-appointed private contractors.