Free Press Journal
  • China court sentences 64 gang members

    Beijing: A court in south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region has handed down one suspended death penalty and jail sentences to 64 members of a large crime ring.

  • Contracts signed between Devyani,maid submitted to US court

    New York: Two employment contracts signed between Devyani Khobragade and her maid Sangeeta Richard have been submitted to a court here by US prosecutors as a proof that the Indian diplomat had allegedly made false statements to American authorities.

  • BJP may not gain much with Yeddyurappa’s return

    Bangalore: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) increasingly demonstrates that it is becoming a party of contradictions, at least in Karnataka, as it tries to cash in on the strong national mood against corruption while depending on local leader B.S. Yeddyurappa, who is fighting several corruption cases, to shore up its declining   fortunes in the state.

  • After chaos, Kejriwal promises better ‘Janata Darbar’

    New Delhi: A “Janata Darbar” of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his ministers had a chaotic start Saturday, with the chief minister withdrawing from the scene due to the mad rush. But he promised a better show and soon.

  • Khobragade moves US court; seeks dismissal of visa fraud case

    New York: Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade has moved a federal court here to dismiss the visa fraud case against her, saying there is lack of personal jurisdiction since she had been accorded full diplomatic immunity by the US Department of State.

  • Four held for illegally exchanging Brazilian currency

    Rameswaram (TN): Four persons, including two women members of Self Help Groups, have been arrested at Airwadi in Ramanathapuram district for allegedly illegally exchanging 134 wads of the Brazilian currency, worth Rs two lakh, police said today.

  • AAP’s first ‘janata darbar’ ends in chaos, Kejriwal, ministers taken away by security

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s inaugural “Janata Darbar” or public hearing on Saturday, had to be called off after it  developed into a near stampede-like situation at the Delhi Secretariat, and forced security personnel to whisk Kejriwal and ministers, Rakhi Birla and Somnath Bharti, away from the site.

  • South Asian rights bodies support Khobragade’s maid

    Washington: A coalition of South Asian rights bodies in the US has came out in support of Devyani Khobragade’s maid Sangeeta Richard, who has claimed that she suffered while working for the Indian diplomat.

  • Left public meet venue to avoid stampede: Kejriwal

    New Delhi: As chaos prevailed at AAP Government’s first ‘janta darbar’ here, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said he left the venue to avoid a stampede-like situation and admitted that arrangements were not adequate.

  • Top US leadership feels diplomat row ‘most stupid thing to do’

    Washington: Recognising the damage that the diplomat row has done to the India-US relationship, there is a realisation in the top American leadership that “it was the most stupid thing to do” on their part and that they would now have to “work overtime” to bring back the ties on track.

  • Khobragade returns home

    New Delhi: Indian diplomat Dr. Devyani Khobragade thanked the people for their support, after she arrived in New Delhi on Friday night from New York, after being given diplomatic immunity.

  • India, US hope to put Khobragade affair behind them

    Washington: With the bitter India-US row over the arrest of an Indian diplomat defused with her departure for India, both sides are hoping to bring the “important” relationship back on track in the weeks ahead.

  • Arvind Kejriwal holds ‘janta darbar’

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his ministers are holding a ‘janata darbar’ at the secretariat here Saturday to address the public grievances.

  • Deeply regret that India expelled our diplomat: US

    Washington: The US has “deeply regretted” that India felt it necessary to expel an American diplomat after Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade was asked to leave the country following her indictment in a visa fraud case.

  • ‘ Case dismiss’ report by Tukoganj PS invalid: Court

    • Matter of dowry harassment and other crimes 
    • The accused was released on bail in 2013 
    • Accused is son of skin specialist Subhash Jain

    Indore: In a landmark decision, the Chief Judicial Magistrate ( CJM) has declared the ‘ case dismiss’ report, submitted by Tukoganj police regarding FIR lodged against a man for dowry harassment, as invalid, and directed the police to arrest the accused and produce him

  • Now, frequency of jammers will be kept low at airport

    Indore: From now onwards, mobile communication jammers will be kept low at the airport during the visit of VVIPs. A decision in this regard was taken to keep the communication between pilot and Air Traffic Control ( ATC) intact. A road would be constructed at Crash Gate of runway and the airport administration has sought the land for Cat- 1 approach light erection to improve visibility during fog.