Free Press Journal
  • Have asked officers to look into Jaitley’s charges: Nitish

    Rajgir (Bihar): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today said he had asked his officers to look into charges by BJP leader Arun Jaitley that a specific alert was sent to Bihar police by Intelligence Bureau with regard to Narendra Modi’s Patna rally.

  • NRI student’s death: Two guards granted bail

    New Delhi: A Delhi court today granted bail to the two security guards arrested in connection with the death of NRI student Anmol Sarna as it observed that the victim’s injuries were self-inflicted.

  • Court frames defamation charges against Kejriwal

    New Delhi: A Delhi court today framed defamation charges against Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal in a case filed by Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit’s political secretary for his alleged remarks against her during power tariff hike protests in October 2012.

  • Gold takes a pause, silver firm-up on speculation

    Mumbai: Gold took a pause after its seven- session climbing-spree and eased by Rs 70 per 10 grams at the domestic bullion market here following modest profit-taking from stockists and traders as well as reduced local buying at the existing higher levels.

  • Rupee erases early gains, ends down 6 paise at 61.52 vs dollar

    Mumbai: In a range-bound session, the rupee trimmed initial gains and ended six paise lower at 61.52 against the dollar today, in line with a fall in local equities ahead of the RBI’s policy review meeting.

  • 2G: Karunanidhi’s wife deposes for five hours

    Chennai: DMK president M. Karunanidhi’s wife Dayalu Ammal, a prosecution witness in the 2G spectrum allocation case, deposed before a magistrate for around five hours here Monday.

  • Cong “natural ally”; will not join NDA: Mufti Mohd Sayeed

    Srinagar: Opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) today reached out to Congress saying the party was its “natural ally” even as it scotched any talk of joining the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) with all eyes on Lok Sabha polls next year.

  • No change in US visa policy for Modi: Diplomat

    Nagpur: There has been no change in the policy of the United States on granting visa to Gujarat Chief minister and BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, a top US official said here today.

  • Magistrate adjourns order till Dec 2 on Zakia’s petition

    Ahmedabad: A local court today deferred pronouncement of its order on Zakia Jafri’s petition against closure report of Supreme Court-appointed SIT, giving clean chit to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and others with regard to alleged conspiracy behind the 2002 riots.

  • Sensex slips 113 pts to nearly 2-wk low ahead of RBI meeting

    Mumbai: Falling for the fifth straight session, the BSE benchmark Sensex today closed 113 points down at a nearly two-week low as investors remained cautious ahead of the RBI second quarter monetary policy review.

  • ‘Lost world’ with new species discovered in remote Australia

    Melbourne: Scientists have found a ‘lost world’ during the first expedition to a remote Australian peninsula that yielded the discovery of three new vertebrate species unknown and isolated for millions of years.

  • Maha ATS arrests fugitive IM man Afzal Usmani from UP

    Mumbai: Fugitive Indian Mujahideen operative Afzal Usmani, who had escaped from a Mumbai court last month, was rearrested by Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad from a place in Uttar Pradesh yesterday when he was trying to flee to Nepal, police said today.

  • No politics behind his tweets: Tharoor

    New Delhi: With his tweet “violence linked to BJP rally in Patna” inviting sharp criticism on Facebook and Twitter, Union Minister Shashi Tharoor has clarified that no political comment was intended by his condolence message.