Free Press Journal
  • Decks cleared for Yeddyurappa’s return to BJP

    Bangalore: Decks were today cleared for the merger of B S Yeddyurappa-led Karnataka Janata Paksha with BJP as the two parties took steps to formalise their union.

  • CNG price may rise due to Centre’s guidelines:Delhi govt to HC

    New Delhi: The city government today told the Delhi High Court that it apprehended rise in price of CNG due to reduction in allocation following new guidelines by Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas even as the Centre said that any shortfall will be met by import of the fuel.

  • Kingfisher employees to go on hunger strike from Jan 6

    New Delhi: Employees of Kingfisher Airlines who have not been paid salaries for the past 17 months today threatened to launch an indefinite hunger strike from Monday demanding stringent action against the defaulting company.

  • Ganguly case: Cabinet nod on sending Prez reference to SC

    New Delhi: Government today approved a proposal for sending a Presidential reference to the Supreme Court for conducting a probe into allegation of sexual harassment against retired apex court judge A K Ganguly.

  • Delhi assembly poll results cause for introspection: Jaitley

    New Delhi: BJP today accepted assembly election results in Delhi are a “cause for introspection” as people now judge political parties “more harshly” and expect credibility from them even as it charged Congress with having failed on this front as it is mired in corruption cases.

  • Fruit fly research may hold key to cancer cure

    London: New research into fruit flies has shown that their cells demonstrate remarkable flexibility and versatility when it comes to how they divide – a finding with potential links to the underlying causes of many cancers.

  • ‘Australian gang targeted people of Indian appearance’

    Melbourne: An Australian teenager, charged with brutally attacking and robbing a 20-year-old Indian student here, was part of a gang that targeted people of Indian appearance, a court heard today.

  • After scrapping deal, India set for arbitration process with Agusta

    New Delhi: After cancelling the scam-tainted helicopter deal with AgustaWestland, India is now set to face the arbitration process invoked by the Anglo-Indian company besides initiating the process of encashing the bank guarantee of Rs 2200 crore furnished by the firm.

  • India, Maldives ink 3 MoUs, to resolve GMR issue

    New Delhi:India and the Maldives Thursday agreed to “amicably resolve” all differences, including over cancellation of Indian company GMR’s contract to run Male International Airport, as visiting Maldivian President Abdullla Yameen held talks here with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the two sides inked three MoUs.

  • ​CBI cannot file charge sheets without CVC’s nod

    New Delhi: CBI will not be able to file charge sheets against group C and D officials without consulting the Central Vigilance Commission as government has taken away its powers under CrPC through Lokpal law, an issue which the agency is planning to raise before the Law Ministry.

  • Clarify stand on economic and communal fronts, CPI(M) to AAP

    New Delhi: Terming the success of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) against Congress and BJP “a positive development”, CPI(M) today said its future trajectory would depend on how it shapes its policies on economic and communal fronts.

  • Snoopgate: Court accepts Sharma application’s jurisdiction

    Ahmedabad: A local court today accepted the jurisdiction of a criminal defamation suit filed by suspended Gujarat IAS officer Pradeep Sharma against columnist-activist Madhu Kishwar with regard to the snooping scandal.