Free Press Journal
  • HC takes suo motu action against lawyers for boycotting courts

    Mumbai: Taking suo motu action against lawyers for boycotting courts in support of their agitation, the Bombay High Court today imposed fine and issued show cause notices to them for not appearing in a criminal case, thereby delaying the trial in a subordinate district court.

  • Now UIADI moves SC on aadhaar card

    New Delhi: Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has joined government and PSU oil firms against the Supreme Court order making Aadhaar card not mandatory for availing social benefits saying, its directive has “very serious implications” in implementation of welfare schemes.

  • Gold slips on selling; silver slumps two-month low

    Mumbai: Gold dropped at the bullion market today on profit-taking from stockists and investors, coupled with reduced local buying interest at the existing higher levels, also driven by a fall in the international markets.

  • Why is govt “silent” on merchant vessels carrying arms: BJP

    New Delhi: Expressing concern over the seizure of a merchant vessel with unauthorised arms and ammunition in Indian waters, BJP today sought to know why the government is “silent” on the details and suggested the issue of piracy be taken seriously post-26/11.

  • Prasar Bharti lacks proper complaint redressal mechanism: NCW

    New Delhi: National Commission for Women, probing the allegations of sexual harassment against a top Prasar Bharti official, has said that the organisation does not have a proper complaint redressal mechanism.

  • Aarushi murder: CBI says Talwars destroyed evidence

    Ghaziabad: Continuing its final arguments in the Aarushi-Hemraj double murder, the CBI Tuesday told a special court here that Aarushi’s parents dressed up the crime scene and tried to influence a doctor who conducted the autopsy of the teenager.

  • Maulana Mehmood Madani

    Don’t create scare over Modi to seek votes: Muslim leader

    New Delhi: Prominent Muslim leader Maulana Mehmood Madani today kicked up a controversy by asking “so-called” secular parties not to invoke Narendra Modi bogey to create fear among Muslim voters and woo them in a “negative manner”.

  • Tewari disfavours policing or regulation of Internet

    New Delhi: Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari has disfavoured policing or regulation of the Internet but underlined the need for drawing a line between right to privacy and right to anonymity as this medium can be source of trouble sometimes.

  • Court seeks NIA’s reply on plea for custody of Yasin Bhatkal

    New Delhi: A special court here today sought a reply from NIA’s Hyderabad unit on separate pleas filed by anti-terrorism squad (ATS) of Mumbai and Aurangabad seeking custody of Indian Mujahideen (IM) co-founder Yasin Bhatkal in connection with cases lodged against him there.

  • Absconding accused surrenders, sent to seven-day CBI custody

    New Delh: One of the absconding accused in a corruption case relating to construction of an unauthorised building here today surrendered before a Delhi court which remanded him in seven days CBI custody after the agency said he was required for custodial interrogation.

  • Adnan Sami gets notice for overstaying in India

    Mumbai: British-born, Pakistani-origin singer Adnan Sami has been served notice from Mumbai police for continuing to live in India even after his visa expired 10 days ago, officials said.

  • Musharraf denies any role in Lal Masjid operation

    Islamabad: Pakistan’s former military ruler Gen Pervez Musharraf has denied having ordered the Lal Masjid operation in 2007, even as a fresh petition was filed in a court here seeking action against him under the blasphemy law.

  • Soon, ‘smart’ robot hand to help feel touch

    Washington: Researchers are developing a ‘smart’ touch-sensitive robotic limb that could convey real-time sensory information to amputees via a direct interface with the brain.

  • Kejriwal to hang out with US and Canadian supporters

    Washington: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal plans to hold hang outs with his supporters in the US and Canada later this month, seeking contribution from the Indian diaspora to nation building.

  • Young apes manage emotions like humans: Study

    Washington: US researchers studying young bonobos in an African sanctuary have found striking similarities between the emotional development of the bonobos and that of children, suggesting these great apes regulate their emotions in a human-like way.