Free Press Journal
  • Delhi Govt. suspends three Jal Board officials, shifts 800 others

    New Delhi: The Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Government in Delhi has suspended three Delhi Jal Board (DJB) officials  and ordered the transfer of around 800 others in a bid to streamline its service delivery mechanism.

  • Three arrested for abducting DMK functionary

    Rameswaram (TN): Three persons were today arrested for allegedly abducting and attacking a DMK functionary here, demanding Rs 10 lakh from him, police said.

  • ‘AAP’s anti-graft promise a difficult goal to achieve’

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party’s(AAP) promise to sweep away corruption from the Indian political system is a “difficult” goal to achieve, says a visiting American political scientist. Fighting corruption needs stronger legislative tools, and just by forming a government AAP is not likely to reduce corruption, said he.

  • Bharara opposes Khobragade indictment deadline extension plea

    New York: India-born US prosecutor Preet Bharara has told a judge here that his office is opposed to the one-month extension of the deadline for charging Devyani Khobragade in a visa fraud case as sought by her, saying plea discussions can continue even after she is charged.

  • Farmer commits suicide over mounting debts

    Muzaffarnagar: A debt ridden farmer in Atrohana village in the district has allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself at his house, police said.

  • Adarsh Housing scam: Ashok Chavan writes to Maharashtra CM

    Mumbai: Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan has written to Prithviraj Chavan and the state Chief Secretary, claiming that the Adarsh inquiry Commission report does not do him justice and is against the principles of natural justice.

  • US hopeful of resolving Devyani Khobragade issue

    Washington: The US has expressed hope of arriving at a resolution of the Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade issue, which has resulted in “hiccups” in the India-US bilateral ties.

  • Boy falls in borewell, Army launches rescue operations

    Jaipur: A two-and-a-half-year-old boy fell into a 200-feet deep borewell in Rajasthan’s Churu district following which Army personnel were pressed into service to rescue the trapped child.

  • India test-fires nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missile

    Balasore (Odisha): India today test-fired its indigenously developed Prithvi-II missile, which is capable of carrying 500 kg to 1,000 kg of warheads and has a strike range of 350 km, from a test range at Chandipur near here.

  • Centre showing ‘inadequate’ response to fishermen’s arrest:CM

    Chennai: Accusing the Centre of showing “hopelessly inadequate response” to arrest of Indian fishermen by Sri Lanka, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has said the island country’s “repressive” navy was “establishing its authoritarian presence in the Palk Bay by arresting innocent fishermen.”

  • Ajay, Kalukheda engage in bitter verbal duel

    Mahendra Singh seemed to be furious after Ajay’s supporters yelled slogans in favour of their leader outside the MPCC on Sunday night

  • Constable caught accepting bribe

    BHOPAL: Lokayukta sleuths, on Monday, nabbed a constable from SDM court while taking a bribe of Rs 900 from victim to extend the date of hearing of a case. Police said that the accused is Shivendra Kushwaha who is posted as Reader in SDM Court. He was demanding bribe of Rs 900 from complainant named Shobharam Kushwaha, a resident of Station Bazaria locality to give the next date of hearing in his