Free Press Journal
  • Only Cong can lead the nation to the path of peace: Soz

    Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) today said secularism is strength of India and only the party can lead the state as well as the nation to the path of peace, progress and prosperity.

  • All aspects of FIR against Birla, Parakh would be probed: CBI

    New Delhi: With the Prime Minister’s Office saying that the allocation of coal blocks to Hindalco had been “appropriate”, CBI today tried to put on a brave face saying all aspects of its FIR in the matter would be probed before any call on future action was taken.

  • ​Congress ministers question Modi’s development plank

    Patna: Congress today launched a frontal attack on the BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and charged him with misleading the people of the country by making false claims about development in Gujarat.

  • Shobhan Sarkar’s letter puts Modi on backfoot

    Lucknow:  Shobhan Sarkar, the seer who dreamt of a gold treasure buried under a fort in Daundiya Kheda village in Unnao district of Uttar Pradesh, Monday wrote a terse letter to BJP prime minister candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi.

  • ESA’s Earth’s gravity mapping mission comes to an end

    Washington: After mapping variations in Earth’s gravity with unprecedented detail for four years, the European Space Agency’s GOCE satellite has run out of fuel and the end of mission has been declared today.

  • Govt gives a push to Communal violence bill

    New Delhi/Srinagar: The controversial Communal Violence Bill, which has been hanging fire for some years, is getting a fresh push from the Government with one Union minister even pitching for its introduction in the Winter Session of Parliament.

  • First bail in 2006 Aurangabad arms haul case

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court Monday granted bail to an accused in the Aurangabad arms haul case of 2006, making it the first bail in seven years to any of the accused.

  • SC disposes of PIL against Maran

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today disposed of a plea filed against DMK leader Dayanidhi Maran for allegedly setting up an illegal telephone exchange at his Chennai house during his tenure as telecom minister, saying CBI has already filed a case in this regard.

  • ASI rushing for gold, but not for historical sites: Nitish

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today took a dig at the Centre on the continuing excavation at Unnao following a dream of a seer and said, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) ignored state’s request for digging historical sites more valuable than 1,000 tonnes of gold.

  • Laws to deal with communal riots inadequate: Rahman Khan

    New Delhi: Noting that Muzaffarnagar riots have underlined inadequacies in existing laws to deal with such clashes, Minority Affairs Minister K Rahman Khan today pitched for introduction of the Communal Violence Bill in Winter Session of Parliament.

  • LoC violations: Pak leadership must admit their ‘historical wrongs’, says Tewari

    New Delhi: Talking tough on Monday, Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari said Pakistan’s repeated ceasefire violations and infiltration attempts along the Line of Control, should prompt the leadership in Islamabad to realise that their occupation of Indian territory  is ‘historically wrong’.

  • ​Two quakes shake JK, no casualties

    Srinagar: Two earthquakes of moderate intensity today jolted parts of Jammu and Kashmir sparking panic among people but there was no loss of life or damage to property.

  • Irrigation scam: BJP leaders make submissions before panel

    Mumbai: Maharashtra BJP leaders, including state unit president Devendra Fadnavis, presented a cartload of proof while making a presentation before the Madhav Chitale panel here today, about alleged financial irregularities in multi-crore irrigation projects.

  • Gold, silver surge on domestic demand, firm global cues

    New Delhi: Gold prices rose further by Rs 240 to Rs 31,890 per ten gram in the national capital today on sustained buying by stockists for the festival and marriage season amid a firming global trend.

  • Never threatened to quit post, says Vijay Goel

    New Delhi: BJP’s Delhi unit president Vijay Goel Monday said that he never threatened to resign after reports said his rival Harsh Vardhan was the front runner for the party’s chief ministerial candidate in Delhi.