Free Press Journal
  • Seizure: IT puts cash haul at Rs 11 cr, no fake currency found

    Mumbai: Contrary to the hype, the cash seized from four trucks on way to Gujarat, outside Mumbai Central station here, has turned out to be modest Rs 11 crore and none of it was fake currency even as estimation of gold and other valuables is going on, sources said today.

  • IPL fixing: RR player made witness, records statement in court

    New Delhi: Rajasthan Royals’ player Harmeet Singh today recorded his statement before a court here after the Delhi Police decided to make him a prosecution witness, tightening their case against three cricketers in the IPL spot-fixing scandal.

  • Don’t want marines trial to impinge on bilateral ties with Italy: Govt

    New Delhi: India today said it does not want the ongoing trial here against Italian marines, charged with killing two Indian fishermen, to impinge on other aspects of bilateral ties with Italy and expressed its willingness to work with that country to try and facilitate for an early outcome.

  • Food ordinance: BJP says govt running away from Parliament

    New Delhi: Dubbing the government’s decision to bring an ordinance on food security as an “election gimmick”, BJP today accused Congress of running away from a debate on the crucial issue in Parliament.

  • ​Ishrat encounter ‘fake’: CBI; 7 police officers chargesheeted

    Ahmedabad: Nine years after Ishrat Jahan and three others were killed, the CBI today charge sheeted seven Gujarat police officers in the case, terming the encounter as “fake” and in “cold blood”, in what could spell more trouble for the Narendra Modi

  • 2G case: CBI moves SC for cancelling Chandra’s bail

    New Delhi: The CBI has moved the Supreme Court seeking cancellation of bail of Sanjay Chandra, MD of Unitech Ltd, who is an accused in the 2G spectrum allocation case, alleging that he tried to “sabotage the trial”.

  • India needs ‘man of steel’ as Prime Minister: Rajnath Singh

    Guwahati: Criticising the UPA government at the Centre for the country’s economic situation, BJP president Rajnath Singh today said the nation’s fiscal health was deteriorating despite having an economist as Prime Minister.

  • Regional parties will dicide next central government: Trinamool

    Kolkata: The Trinamool Congress Wednesday claimed that regional parties will dictate the formation of the next central government as neither the BJP nor the Congress will come close to winning majority votes in the 2014 general elections.

  • BJP leader Vijender Gupta files complaint against Dikshit

    New Delhi: BJP leader Vijender Gupta has filed a complaint against Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit before a special court here seeking direction to police to register an FIR against her for allegedly misusing government funds to the tune of Rs 22.56 crore in an advertisement campaign ahead of the 2008 Assembly polls.

  • Congress warns Beni Prasad for ridiculing Mulayam

    New Delhi: Miffed over union minister Beni Prasad Verma’s derogatory remark against Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, the Congress Wednesday warned him saying this was not the party’s culture.

  • Modi no Rambo, he is ‘feku’, says Digvijaya Singh

    Panaji: Congress leader Digvijaya Singh said Wednesday that Gujarat Chief Minister was no “Rambo” but a “feku” (pretentious) and called Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrkar a fascist.

  • Beni’s remarks against SP supremo ‘unfortunate’: Akhilesh

    Lucknow: Terming the controversial remarks of Union minister Beni Prasad Verma against the Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav as “unfortunate”, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said in politics things should be said in a “respectable tone”.

  • Court to hear Swamy’s plea on Raja’s JPC statement on July 18

    New Delhi: A Delhi court today fixed July 18 for hearing the plea of Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy seeking summoning of a written statement given by former Telecom Minister A Raja to the Joint Parliamentary Committee in connection with the 2G scam.

  • Naxals recruiting school children in Chhattisgarh

    Raipur: Maoists have constituted ‘Baal Action Teams’ to deploy school children in different capacities in their attempt to regroup the child cadres and boost their perceived military strength.