Free Press Journal
  • RBI must understand its mandate in a broader sense: FM

    New Delhi: In a veiled message to the Reserve Bank, Finance Minister P Chidambaram has hinted that it should not focus solely on containing inflation but also look at the larger mandate of growth and creation of jobs.

  • Telecom Commission approves 100% FDI in telecom sector

    New Delhi: Inter-ministerial body Telecom Commission today gave its nod for raising foreign direct investment limit in the sector from 74 per cent to 100 per cent subject to Cabinet approval.

  • AirAsia India aims to launch flights by October

    New Delhi: AirAsia top brass and Ratan Tata, their advisor, today met several ministers here in an effort to speed up clearances for their proposed low-cost airline venture, saying they aimed to launch it by October.

  • Lax security authentication led to card-skimming frauds: RBI

    Mumbai: The recent instances of illegal debit card-skimming leading to money theft from other bank accounts can be attributed to non-practice of authentication processes in the jurisdiction where the money got withdrawn, Reserve Bank Executive Director G Padmanabhan said today.

  • Vodafone India Chairman Analjit Singh meets Chidambaram

    New Delhi: Vodafone India Chairman Analjit Singh today met Finance Minister P Chidambaram with a fresh proposal for early resolution to the tax dispute over which government has offered conciliation.

  • Keep fresh requests for coal assurances in abeyance: Panel

    New Delhi: Amid widening demand-supply gap of coal and a huge pile of pending applications from power as well as other sectors seeking assurances for large quantities of the fuel, an Inter-Ministerial panel has recommended keeping fresh requests in abeyance for two years.

  • Morphed picture of Sonia posted on FB, case registered

    Jalandhar: A youth, claiming to be a BJP activist, was today booked here for allegedly posting an objectionable picture of Congress President Sonia Gandhi on a social networking website.

  • Dec 16 gangrape: police seek to call bus owner as witness

    New Delhi: Delhi police today approached a special court here seeking its permission to call the owner of the bus, in which a 23-year-old girl was gangraped by six accused on December 16, as a prosecution witness in the case.

  • Something is fishy in Jet-Etihad deal: BJP

    New Delhi: Alleging that something was fishy in the Jet-Etihad deal, BJP today demanded that the Prime Minister’s Office should come clean on the issue.

  • CBI files charge sheet in Railway bribery scandal

    New Delhi: CBI today filed charge sheet in the alleged Rs 10 crore cash-for-post Railway bribery scandal before special court here naming former Railway Minister P K Bansal’s nephew Vijay Singla and suspended Board member Mahesh Kumar among 10 accused.

  • Batla House encounter: Accused seeks to inspect site of crime

    New Delhi: Delhi Police today concluded final arguments in the 2008 Batla House encounter case while the lone suspected Indian Mujahideen operative facing trial moved a plea to visit the flat from whose balcony the cops claimed he had escaped after the gunbattle.

  • Court dismisses Zee News employee’s complaint against Jindal

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has dismissed a complaint of a cameraperson of a news channel against Congress MP Naveen Jindal for allegedly hurting him and attempting to damage his camera at a press conference here last year.

  • After 17 days, Rescue work in U’khand over, 1.1 lakh evacuated

    Dehradun: Seventeen days after the Uttarakhand disaster, the mammoth multi-agency rescue operations to evacuate all stranded pilgrims and tourists concluded today with a group of 150 people being taken to safety from Badrinath.

  • Government unveils National Cyber Security Policy 2013

    New Delhi: The government Tuesday unveiled the National Cyber Security Policy 2013 that aims at building a secure and resilient cyberspace for citizens, businesses and the government.

  • NBW issued against Editor, Printer-Publisher of English daily

    Chennai: A city court today issued non-bailable warrants against the Editor and the Printer-Publisher of one of the leading English dailies in connection with a defamation case filed by the state government.

  • Munde’s nephew quits BJP, joins NCP

    Mumbai: BJP MLC Dhananjay Munde, nephew of former Maharashtra deputy chief minister Gopinath Munde, today resigned as a legislator and formally joined NCP.

  • Audi rolls out RS 5 Coupe; to hike prices by 2-3% soon

    Mumbai:  German luxury carmaker Audi, which launched RS 5 Coupe today, said it will soon increase prices of its models by up to 3 per cent to protect its margins in view of steep fall in the rupee.