Free Press Journal
  • Two killed, one injured in landslide

    Mumbai: At least two people were killed and one was injured after a landslide in Antop Hill area of the city today.

  • Cong to launch major campaign on food security bill

    New Delhi: Hoping the food security bill to be a “game changer” in the next Lok Sabha elections, Congress is all set to go the whole hog to hard sell the key measure among electorate with a publicity blitz.

  • LDF hartal hits life in Kerala; Chandy rules out resignation

    Thiruvananthapuram: Barring stray incidents of violence, the 12-hour state-wide shutdown called by CPI-M-led LDF demanding resignation of Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on solar scam issue disrupted normal life and ended more or less peacefully, as a defiant Chandy ruled out his stepping down.

  • Aarushi, Hemraj fractures not from golf club blows: Expert

    Ghaziabad: During cross-examination, a forensic expert told a court here that the fractures found on the bodies of teenager Aarushi and her domestic help Hemraj could not have been inflicted due to a blow from a golf club.

  • Trying to find out whether Ishrat was a terrorist, says Shinde

    New Delhi: Amid a raging controversy over the killing of Mumbai girl Ishrat Jahan by Gujarat police in an alleged fake encounter, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde today said he was trying to find out if she was a terrorist.

  • VVIP chopper deal: Def Min hands over court documents to CBI

    New Delhi: The Defence Ministry has handed over some documents received from an Italian court to the CBI to verify if there was any breach of contractual obligations by Anglo-Italian firm AgustaWestland in the Rs 3,600 crore deal for 12 helicopters, official sources said today.

  • SC asks AIIMS to set up medical board to examine Dayalu Ammal

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today directed AIIMS director to constitute a medical board to examine whether DMK chief M Karunanidhi’s wife Dayalu Ammal is medically fit to depose as a witness before a Special CBI court in a 2G scam case.

  • Modi free to contest from UP, says Mulayam

    Lucknow: Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Wednesday said Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi was free to contest the 2014 Lok Sabha elections from anywhere in Uttar Pradesh.

  • Probe against Maran in 2G scam complete: CBI tells SC

    New Delhi: The CBI has completed its probe against former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran and others in 2G scam and will approach the Centre for taking sanction for prosecution, the agency told the Supreme Court today.

  • HC dismisses PIL seeking CBI probe against Kripashankar Singh

    Mumbai: In a relief for former Mumbai Congress chief Kripashankar Singh, the Bombay High Court today dismissed a public interest litigation seeking CBI inquiry against him for alleged property grabbing and intimidation.

  • IM warns on twitter about attacking Mumbai, security tightened

    Mumbai: A twitter account, purportedly belonging to terror outfit Indian Mujahideen (IM), has warned that the next target would be Mumbai, prompting the state authorities to tighten security across the city.

  • Disqualification of lawmakers: Govt for consultations

    New Delhi: Government today reacted cautiously to a Supreme Court verdict on disqualification of lawmakers, saying it will go through the detailed judgement to see its impact on the politics of the country and hold consultations before deciding on the next step.

  • Three FIRs in Bodh Gaya blasts

    Gaya: Three FIRs have been filed for Sunday’s serial bomb blasts at the Bodh Gaya as the Bihar government handed over the case to the National Investigation Agency while police has picked up one more person.

  • HC notice to Smriti Irani on Sanjay Nirupam’s plea

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to TV actress-turned-BJP MP Smriti Irani on a plea filed by Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam for quashing the summons issued by a trial court on a defamation suit filed against him by her.

  • Centre to consider CISF security for religious places

    Bodh Gaya: The Centre today promised to consider requests for CISF security to Mohabodhi temple and other prominent religious places in the wake of Sunday’s terror attack.

  • Explain coal blocks allocation method: SC

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Wednesday directed the central government to file an affidavit, along with supporting material, explaining the procedure and methodology that was adopted for the allocation of 164 coal blocks.

  • Only modern structures damaged at Mahabodhi temple, says ASI

    New Delhi: An Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) team visited the Mahabodhi temple in Bodh Gaya, Bihar, after Sunday’s serial blasts and found that only modern structures had been damaged, an official said here Wednesday.