Free Press Journal
  • Cong ministers remonstrate as protests erupt over Telangana

    Hyderabad: Several Ministers from coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema today remonstrated with Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy the decision on creation of Telangana even as protests erupted in non-Telangana regions of the state against the contentious move.

  • BCCI panel “illegal”, against its own rules: Bombay HC

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court, which struck down as “illegal and unconstitutional” the two-member panel that went into spot fixing and betting charges in the IPL, has held that the commission was constituted in violation of the rules framed by the BCCI.

  • Petrol prices up by 70 paisa per litre

    New Delhi: Petrol and diesel will cost 70 and 50 paise more per litre, excluding taxes, from midnight Wednesday, state-run Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) announced.

  • 3G row: HC transfers pleas of Vodafone, Airtel, Idea to TDSAT

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court today sent to telecom tribunal TDSAT separate pleas of Vodafone, Bharti Airtel and Idea Cellular Ltd filed against DoT orders asking them to stop providing intra-circle 3G roaming service outside their licensed circles by entering into pacts with other service providers.

  • 2G court asks Mittal, Ruia to seek clarification from SC

    New Delhi: Bharti Cellular CMD Sunil Mittal and Essar Group promoter Ravi Ruia were today told by a Delhi court that there was “no stay” on the proceedings before it in the additional spectrum allocation scam case and they could seek clarification on this issue from the Supreme Court.

  • Govt unlikely to form States Reorganisation Commission

    New Delhi: Government is unlikely to set up another States Reorganisation Commission (SRC) to look into the growing demands for creation of separate states in different parts of the country.

  • ​IPL spot-fixing: Sreesanth, others to reply to police plea

    New Delhi: Suspended cricketers S Sreesanth and Ankit Chavan of Rajasthan Royals and 19 others were today asked by a court here to respond to the plea of Delhi police seeking cancellation of bail granted to them in the IPL spot fixing case citing “evidence” against them under MCOCA.

  • CISF to guard Mahabodhi temple in Bodh Gaya

    New Delhi: Mahabodhi temple in Bodh Gaya, which was rocked by multiple blasts, will be provided security by CISF, the first shrine to be guarded by the paramilitary force.

  • Black flag protest to be staged during PM’s TN visit

    Chennai: CPI(M)-affiliated farmers’ association, Tamil Nadu Vivasayigal Sangam, today announced they would stage a black flag protest against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during his Tamil Nadu visit over the proposed National Water Policy.

  • Forum asks promoters to pay Rs 50-K to complainants

    Thane (Maha): The Thane District Consumers’ Redressel Forum has asked the promoters of a housing society to pay compensation of Rs 50,000 to the residents of an apartment and provide all the necessary documents to them within three months.

  • Centre awaits report on suspended IAS officer

    New Delhi: The central government Wednesday said it was waiting for a report from the Uttar Pradesh government over IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal’s suspension.

  • Exercise may boost memory in Alzheimer’s

    Washington: Exercise may improve cognitive function in elderly who are at risk for Alzheimer’s disease, a new study has found.

  • Moon mission to test laser spacecraft communications

    London: An advanced laser system offering incredibly faster data speeds to link with spacecraft beyond the Earth has successfully passed a crucial ground test, scientists say.