Free Press Journal
  • Gold, silver recover on good demand, global cues

    Mumbai: Gold prices rebounded at the domestic bullion market on renewed off-take from stockists and traders as well as good local buying interest at the existing lower level amid ongoing marriage season.

  • Rupee falls three paise to 62.44 against dollar

    Mumbai: The rupee fell for the second day, dropping three paise to close at 62.44 against the dollar, amid demand for the US currency from oil refiners even as local equities firmed up on optimism about GDP data.

  • Sensex rises 257 points amid GDP optimism; bank stocks lead

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex climbed 257 points on broad-based buying, led by bank stocks, and notched up its first weekly gain in four amid optimism before the release of India’s second-quarter GDP data later today.

  • Mumbai in command as Tare cracks blazing ton vs Vidarbha

    Mumbai Wicket-keeper Aditya Tare slammed a blazing, unbeaten hundred to put champions Mumbai in total command against minnows Vidarbha in their Group A Ranji Trophy encounter at the Wankhede Stadium here today.

  • Maid murder case: BSP MP Dhananjay Singh denied bail

    New Delhi: BSP MP Dhananjay Singh, arrested along with his wife Jagriti Singh in connection with murder of their maid, was today denied by a Delhi court which observed that he had “actively participated” in atrocities which aggravated the miseries of his domestic helps.

  • All Govt decisions can’t be seen with suspicion: SC

    New Delhi: Government functioning would come to a standstill if all its decisions are seen with suspicion, the Supreme Court has said while upholding Gujarat’s decision to develop an International Financial Services City in Ahmedabad in collaboration with a private company which was objected to by CAG.

  • Cane growers protest over farmer’s suicide

    Lucknow: A security guard opened fire when a number of cane growers, agitated over a farmer’s suicide, gheraoed a sugar mill in Lakhimpur demanding immediate starting of crushing and compensation to the farmer.

  • Special cabinet meeting on Dec 3 to discuss Telangana: Shinde

    New Delhi A special meeting of the Union Cabinet on December 3 will discuss the report of the Group of Ministers (GoM), set up to look into the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, and the draft Telangana Bill, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said today.

  • Kunal’s bail plea rejected, remanded to JC till Dec 13

    Barasat(WB): A Bidhanagar court today rejected the bail plea of suspended suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh in a case of the Saradha scam and remanded him to 14-days judicial custody.

  • Congress’ focus on vote bank politics, not development: Modi

    Pokhran (Rajasthan): Accusing the Congress of being busy with vote bank politics, the BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Friday said if the party had followed the development agenda, things would have been much different in the country.

  • Bill passed to prevent use of excess land for real estate

    Kolkata: The West Bengal Assembly today passed the Land Reforms (Amendment) Bill, 2013 which would prevent use of land, earmarked for township development, in excess of the prescribed ceiling for real estate purpose.

  • Shocked, shattered by allegations: former SC judge Ganguly

    New Delhi: Denying any sexual harassment of a young woman law intern, former Supreme Cour  judge Justice A K Ganguly today said he was “shocked and shattered” by the charges against him.

  • BJP using Tejpal incident to settle scores, says Patkar

    Kolkata: Social activist Medha Patkar Friday said in the West Begal capital that the BJP was using the allegations against Tehelka founder-editor Tarun Tejpal to settle past scores, as the magazine had exposed corruption in the party.

  • Talwars may be shifted to Agra Central Jail

    Ghaziabad: Dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar, sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering their daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj, may soon be shifted to Agra Central Jail from Dasna Jail here.