Free Press Journal
  • Court sends two suspected LeT operatives to police custody

    New Delhi: Two suspected operatives of terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), arrested for allegedly conspiring to carry out terror strikes in Delhi, were today remanded in police custody by a court here.

  • 13 more parliamentary secretaries appointed in Bengal

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today appointed 13 parliamentary secretaries, all ruling party MLAs, to assist ministers in speedy implementation of work.

  • Khurshid thanks Manmohan for propping Rahul as PM candidate

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid Friday thanked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for propping Rahul Gandhi’s name as a prime ministerial candidate from the Congress, as well as for slamming BJP’s Narendra Modi.

  • SC frowns at Ministers’ remarks against its verdict on gay sex

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today expressed “displeasure” over statements made by some Union ministers including Law Minister Kapil Sibal against its verdict on gay sex, saying it is “unwarranted” and “not in good taste” while cautioning them from doing so in future.

  • BJP condemns PM’s remarks on Modi

    New Delhi:  BJP today condemned Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s remarks that Narendra Modi as premier will be disastrous for the nation and said it was unfortunate he was saying this even after the clean chit given to him by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) and a court.

  • UPA has done quite a lot for Sikh victims of 1984 riots: PM

    New Delhi: UPA has done “quite a lot” for the Sikhs who suffered in 1984 riots but no compensation could be “adequate” to compensate for the loss of valuable lives, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said today.

  • Lilavati Hospital, Mumbai Wins 2nd Year in a Row “India’s Best Multi Speciality Hospital” Award

    Mumbai, Maharashtra, India : Lilavati Hospital, regarded among the best tertiary care hospitals in the country, has been honored once again as “India’s Best Multi Specialty Hospital- Megapolis” in ‘India Healthcare Awards 2013′ at a ceremony held recently in New Delhi. The event was presided by Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Deputy Chairman – Planning Commission of India.

  • Two killed in Bangladesh bomb attack

    Dhaka: At least two people were killed and three injured when a truck plunged into a ditch after protesters hurled a bomb at it in Bangladesh Friday, the third day of opposition’s countrywide indefinite blockade, police said.

  • Govt to make sincere efforts to pass anti-graft measures: PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said it will be the “sincere effort” of the government to pass a clutch of anti-corruption measures pending in Parliament ahead of the next Lok Sabha elections so that the fight against graft can move ahead.

  • A K Jain appointed WCD Secretary

    New Delhi: The government today swapped posting of two senior IAS officers, appointing A K Jain as Secretary in Ministry of Women and Child Development.

  • Govt violating guidelines: PPA

    Itanagar: The People’s Party of Arunachal (PPA) today charged the ruling Congress government of violating deputation guidelines many a times over the last three decades to fill the vacancies with candidates of their choice.

  • Resigned to protest efforts to block Telangana: AP minister

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Minister D Sridhar Babu, who quit after he was divested of Legislative Affairs portfolio, today said he decided to resign from his post to protest alleged moves to block the formation of separate Telangana.

  • NP Singh Takes Over as CEO of MSM

    Mumbai, Maharashtra, India : Multi-Screen Media Private Limited (MSM), formerly known as SET India Private Limited, today announced that Mr. NP Singh, Chief Operating Officer would take on the mantel of Chief Executive Officer effective immediately. Mr. Man Jit Singh, the current Chief Executive Officer of MSM, would return to being the Non-executive Chairman of MSM but would relocate to Los Angeles to assume other responsibilities. In his new role, NP

  • 10-fold decline in militancy incidents in J-K during UPA tenure:Govt

    New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir witnessed a 10-fold decrease in militancy related incidents during the nine years of the two tenures of UPA and the situation in the state was “rapidly improving”, says a report card of the government released by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today.