Free Press Journal
  • ​I am not going to come back to BCCI fold: Jagdale

    Indore: A day after resigning from the post of Cricket Board secretary in the wake of IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal, Sanjay Jagdale today ruled out the possibility of making a comeback into the BCCI fold in future.

  • Maoists kill CRPF officer in Chhattisgarh

    Raipur: Maoists attacked a CRPF search party in Chhattisgarh Saturday evening and killed an assistant commandant, police said. The ambush came exactly a week after the deadly attack on a Congress convoy in the Bastar region.

  • Disgusted Shukla resigns from post of IPL chairman

    New Delhi: IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla today resigned from the high-profile position in the wake of the raging spot-fixing scandal that has rocked Indian cricket, piling up pressure on N Srinivasan to follow suit.

  • Madhya Pradesh CM ‘humble’ like Vajpayee, says Advani

    Gwalior: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan is “humble” like Atal Behari Vajpayee and BJP wants both Chouhan and Narendra Modi “play a major role” in securing India an important place in the world, senior party leader L K Advani today.

  • Woman, parents humiliated, ostracized by caste panchayat

    Jaisalmer: A woman and her parents were allegedly paraded wearing garlands of shoes and ostracized by a caste panchayat here for having broken off an engagement with a boy over his drinking habit.

  • Cong leadership discusses food security bill, Telangana row

    New Delhi: Amid talk of a special session of Parliament, Congress top brass today discussed the way ahead on UPA’s ambitious food security bill in the wake of opposition’s “uncooperative” attitude.

  • Mother’s milk bank to rescue of Rajasthan infants

    Udaipur: This bank is not about money, just goodwill. India’s fourth mother’s milk bank in this Rajasthan town is saving the lives of frail or critically ill infants whose biological mothers are unable to feed them for a variety of reasons.

  • 2G case: All legal options to be explored, says Karuna

    Chennai: DMK Chief M Karunanidhi, whose wife is seeking exemption from personal appearance as a witness in the 2G spectrum case, today said further legal options will be explored since the court directive “is not final”.

  • Naxal attack:Mahendra Karma’s PSO succumbs to injuries

    Raipur: Senior Congress leader Mahendra Karma’s PSO, who was critically injured in the deadly naxal attack in Bastar, succumbed to his injuries at a hospital here today, taking the death toll in the tragedy to 28.

  • Siddaramaiah starts his innings on a mixed note

    Bangalore: Karnataka’s new Congress Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has started his innings on a mixed note – forming a ministry with a fairly clean image but making announcements upsetting not just the opposition but also a section of his own party.

  • Narayana Murthy back as Infosys executive chairman

    Bangalore: Indian IT bellwether Infosys Ltd Saturday appointed its co-founder and chairman emeritus N.R. Narayana Murthy as executive chairman and additional director on its board.

  • Jaitley targets Cong over dynastic politics

    Gwalior: Targeting Congress for practising dynastic politics, Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha, Arun Jaitley here today said that a debate should be initiated on whether only a leader born in a particular family should lead the country.

  • Sanjay Dutt to make paper bags, earn Rs.25 a day

    Pune: Jailed Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt will be trained to make paper bags at the Yerawada Central Jail, official sources said Saturday. He is likely to be paid Rs.25 a day.

  • Caste Committees issuing certificates without enquiry: HC

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has pulled up the caste scrutiny committees in Maharashtra for issuing caste validity certificates to applicants without holding any enquiry or recording any reasons.

  • BCCI Emergent WC meet set for tomorrow after 2

    Chennai: The BCCI Emergent Working Committee meeting, where Board President N Srinivisan might resign in the wake of the IPL spot-fixing scandal, has been rescheduled from 11am to 2:30pm here tomorrow.