Free Press Journal
  • Talwars want Nalini Singh to be summoned as court witness

    Ghaziabad: Accused dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar today filed a fresh petition in the special CBI court seeking summoning of journalist Nalini Singh and the then CBI deputy SP Anuj Arya as court witnesses in Arushi- Hemraj murder trial.

  • Chidambaram asks banks to go after ‘big’ loan defaulters

    New Delhi: Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Tuesday asked public sector banks to closely monitor big borrowers with loan amounts of over Rs.1 crore, who also constitute the bulk of the non-performing assets (NPA) of the lenders.

  • Hangovers may up stroke risk

    London: Having a hangover may increase a person’s risk of suffering a stroke independent of the total amount of alcohol consumed, a new study has warned.

  • Hafiz Saeed could be behind spike in infiltration bids: Shinde

    Samba: Worried over the “increased infiltration” this year in Jammu and Kashmir, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde today said Lashkar-e-Taiba(LeT) founder Hafiz Saeed could be training terrorists on the other side of Indo-Pak border for infiltration.

  • Why are only encounters in Gujarat being probed: Amit Shah

    New Delhi: Accused in Sohrabuddin alleged fake encounter case, Narendra Modi’ aide Amit Shah today questioned why only encounters in Gujarat were being investigated and sought to drag the Prime Minister in the controversy.

  • Ceasefire violations: DGMO talks to Pak counterpart

    New Delhi: Against the backdrop of repeated ceasefire violations along the LoC and the International Border, Director General of Military Operation (DGMO) Lt Gen Vinod Bhatia today called up his Pakistani counterpart.

  • Hurriyat flays Omar’s statement on Pakistan

    Srinagar: Both factions of Hurriyat Conference today attacked Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah in unison over his statement asking to explore “other options” if Pakistan continues with ceasefire volition, saying his talk of “bullet for bullet” shows lack of understanding of the consequences.

  • NRI student death: Interim bail of four extended for 15 days

    New Delhi: A Delhi court today extended by 15 days the interim bail of four out of the six arrested youths in connection with the death of NRI student Anmol Sarna, observing that even Investigating Officer of the case does not claim any incriminating material against them.

  • JD(U) hoping to bring all non-Cong, non-BJP parties together

    New Delhi: Accusing BJP of harming Opposition unity on corruption, price rise and other issues, former NDA ally JD(U) today resolved to bring non-Congress non-BJP forces on one platform on October 30 as an effective alternative but shied away from calling it Third Front.

  • Lalu, Jagdish Sharma lose LS membership

    New Delhi: In the second such case since the Supreme Court ruling in July, jailed RJD chief Lalu Prasad and JD(U)leader Jagdish Sharma have been disqualified as Lok Sabha members following their conviction in the fodder scam.

  • No information on online RTI application: Army

    New Delhi: Army has refused to provide responses on RTI applications received through recently introduced government website that enables citizens to file them online, saying it is a security threat.

  • Part of Asaram’s ashram burnt down in Gujarat village

    Valsad (Guj): A portion of self-styled godman Asaram Bapu’s ashram was burnt down in Pariya village at Pardi taluka here by a group of ex-followers, who are upset after allegations of sexual assault surfaced against him, police said today.

  • Mulayam should replace Akhilesh in UP: Shia cleric

    Lucknow: Contending that Akhilesh Yadav had squandered his mandate, prominent Shia cleric and scholar Maulana Kalbe Sadiq has called for a change of guard with his father Mulayam Singh Yadav replacing him as Uttar Pradesh chief minister.