Free Press Journal
  • Nagpur floods: 15,191 persons displaced

    Nagpur: About 472 families were affected and 15,191 persons were displaced in the district in Nagpur district due to the recent floods, district authorities said here today.

  • Nitesh Rane’s statement on Gujaratis would be examined: Govt

    Nagpur: Maharashtra Home Minister R R Patil today said the government will examine the controversial statement by youth leader Nitesh Rane regarding Gujaratis living in Mumbai, and take action if he was found guilty.

  • 2006 Malegaon blasts case: accused seeks discharge

    Mumbai: Claiming contradictions in the charge sheet filed by various probe agencies, an accused in the 2006 Malegaon bomb blasts case today urged a special court to discharge him.

  • Ravi Pujari’s aide arrested in extortion case

    Mumbai: An associate of fugitive gangster Ravi Pujari has been arrested in an extortion case here after being deported from Dubai, police said today.

  • Modi lovers should go to Gujarat, says Cong minister’s son

    Mumbai: Under fire over his remarks about Gujaratis living in Mumbai, Swabhimaan Sanghatana chief Nitesh Rane today said his statement was not against all Gujaratis, but directed at only those amongst them who felt that Gujarat under Narendra Modi was doing better than Maharashtra.

  • AAP launches broom as party symbol

    New Delhi:  Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal Saturday officially launched the “broom” as the election symbol of his party.

  • Activist moves NCW over Bhati’s comments against Durga Shakti


    New Delhi: Taking strong objection to alleged improper comments made by SP leader Narinder Bhati against suspended IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal, social activist Nutan Thakur today filed a complaint with the National Commission for Women against the UP Agro chairman.

  • PM asks Opposition to cooperate

    New Delhi: Lamenting that lot of time has been wasted in the last two to three Parliament sessions, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today asked the opposition to cooperate in the passage of the legislative business including the “most important” ordinance on Food security bill.

  • NIA arrests SIMI cadre

    New Delhi: NIA has arrested an operative of the banned SIMI, Abdul Sathar, in connection with a 2010 probe in the unlawful training of SIMI cadres in Kerala.

  • Two militants, jawan killed in Kashmir gunbattle

    Srinagar: Two militants and an Army jawan were killed in the latest gunbattle along the LoC in Kupwara, taking the number of militants killed in the six-day-long counter-infiltration operations in the north Kashmir district to 13.

  • Khursheed hopes new Pak prez would initiate positive steps

    Farrukhabad (UP): External Affairs Minister Salman Khursheed today hoped that the newly elected Pakistan president would initiate positive steps to understand the pain and concern among Indians for his country.

  • 2G:Court fixes August 17 for hearing arguments on Swamy’s plea

    New Delhi: A special CBI court today listed for August 17 the arguments on a plea by Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy that the written statement given by former Telecom Minister A Raja to the JPC on 2G scam be placed before court.

  • Facebook reunites youth with family after 11 years

    Pune: It was a drama that had all ingredients of a Hindi tearjerker with a happy ending when a turbaned Gurubaj Singh knocked the door of the Maharashtrian Domale family here which was ecstatic to see the “guest”.

  • Pak nationals using Indian voter ID,ration card; probe ordered

    Ballia: Taking strong note of reports of some Pakistanis here availing facilities at par with Indian nationals and getting voter I-cards made in their names, the district administration has ordered a thorough probe.

  • Congress braces for parliamentary by-poll test

    Bangalore: Political parties in Karnataka are facing the piquant situation of fighting two by-elections to the Lok Sabha later this month though they are really not keen to, as general elections are due in about 10 months.