Free Press Journal
  • 1994 triple murder: court asks Punjab DGP to be present

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has ordered Punjab DGP Sumedh Singh Saini, an accused in 1994 triple murder case, to appear before it during the cross-examination of a person who has been pursuing criminal case against the senior IPS officer.

  • BJP wants Bihar govt to clear stand on SIMI

    Patna: Taking note of confession by a SIMI activist about the plot to kill Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, BJP today criticised the Nitish Kumar government for delay in replying the Centre’s note for a ban on the outfit.

  • Journalists bodies condemn Tarun Tejpal, demand probe, prosecution

    New Delhi: Two journalists’ bodies today condemned the alleged “grave” sexual assault involving ‘Tehelka’ editor Tarun Tejpal against a woman journalist of his magazine and demanded a complete investigation and prosecution.

  • BDCA a signal by the Chinese PLA ‘reaching out’ to India

    New Delhi: The border pact signed by India and China last month after the recent tensions may not be a “magic wand” to resolve disputes, but it was a signal by the Chinese PLA that it was reaching out to India.

  • SC grounds Subrata Roy, bars Sahara from selling any property

    New Delhi: Tightening the noose around Sahara group for not refunding Rs 20,000 crore investors money, the Supreme Court today barred its chief Subrata Roy from leaving the country and also restrained it from selling any of its properties.

  • Rupee falls 36 paise to 62.93 vs dollar on fresh taper worries

    Mumbai: The rupee fell for the second day against the dollar today in tandem with local equities, losing 36 paise to 62.93 as indications of an imminent tapering by the Federal Reserve strengthened the US currency.

  • Sensex drops most in 11 weeks on fresh Fed tapering concerns

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex today fell 406 points, the biggest drop in 11 weeks, as most European and Asian stocks declined on fresh concerns the US Federal Reserve will ease its stimulus programme as the economy improves.

  • IM drawing sustenance from across border, says Shinde

    New Delhi: Indian Mujahideen (IM) draws its “motivation and sustenance from inimical forces” in Pakistan, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said Thursday and added that the outfit was responsible for major terror attacks in the country this year.

  • Congress portraying PM as weak: Mulayam

    Bareilly (UP): Claiming that Congress was portraying Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as “weak”, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav today said the PM “should have resigned” after the ordinance on convicted lawmakers was
    dismissed as “nonsense” by party Vice-President Rahul Gandhi.

  • Tehelka controversy snowballs

    Panaji/New Delhi: Tehelka Editor Tarun Tejpal’s alleged sexual harassment of a woman colleague snowballed into a major controversy today with the Goa police considering summoning him while questions have been raised over the way the weekly magazine has handled the issue.

  • Sonia affirms Cong’s commitment against corruption

    Jhabua (MP): Hitting out at BJP for being “soft on corruption by its workers”, Congress President Sonia Gandhi today stressed on her party’s commitment to deal strongly with the issue of graft.

  • CPM asks non-Cong parties to come together to thwart RSS, BJP

    New Delhi: CPI(M) today asked all non- Congress parties to get together to thwart RSS-BJP from their “frantic bid” to gain power through communal polarisation and exploiting the “popular discontent” against the UPA-II government.

  • Scientists discover how fast Moon dust piles up

    Washington: Scientists have for the first time determined how fast lunar dust accumulates and found that it builds up unbelievably slowly – just fast enough to form a layer about a millimetre thick every 1,000 years.

  • Sleep strengthens brain connections in kids

    Washington: While young children sleep, connections between the left and the right hemispheres of their brain strengthen by as much as 20 per cent, which may help brain functions mature, according to a new study.

  • Unemployed men age faster: study

    London: Men who are unemployed for more than two years show signs of faster ageing in their DNA, a new study has found.

  • Police announce reward on Bangalore ATM attacker

    Bangalore: Police Thursday announced a Rs.1 lakh reward for information about the untraceable assailant who brutally attacked a woman in an unguarded ATM kiosk here Tuesday.

  • Coffee may help perk up your blood vessels

    Washington: A cup of caffeinated coffee may help small blood vessels work better, warding off cardiovascular disease, a new study has claimed.