Free Press Journal
  • BJP asks govt to come out with facts on UK link to Op Bluestar

    New Delhi: BJP today asked the government to come out with the “facts” on ‘Operation Bluestar’ after declassified documents claimed that Britain’s elite Special Air Services had advised Indira Gandhi before the 1984 raid on the Golden Temple.

  • God will decide on best man to become PM: Salman Khan


    Ahmedabad: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, who attended a kite flying festival here Tuesday alongwith Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, said god would decide who is the best man to become the prime minister.

  • CAT results out, 8 have perfect 100 percentile scores

    New Delhi: The Common Admission Test (CAT) results for admission to IIMs and other B-schools were declared today, with eight candidates scoring a perfect 100 percentile score.

  • CBI recommends virtual world detective techniques

    New Delhi: Investigating agencies should exploit social networking sites for their “overt, discreet and covert” probe by digging out profile photos, status messages and following the users, CBI has recommended.

  • Customer finds keys hanging in ATM, saves bank from loss

    Burdwan (WB): Honesty of a customer today saved the State Bank of India over a lakh of rupees after personnel of the agency responsible to fill cash in its ATM in Burdwan town left two vital keys hanging in the machine.

  • No harm in deciding monetary policy in consultation with govt

    New Delhi:  Former Reserve Bank Governors do not seen any harm in central bank consulting the government before firming up monetary policy initiatives saying such an step would not amount to infringement on its independence.

  • Switzerland ready to discuss tax info-exchange with India

    New Delhi: Intensifying efforts to address Indian concerns over alleged stashing of illicit funds in Swiss banks, Switzerland will send a delegation to India to discuss the “current situation” and define measures for greater cooperation on tax matters.

  • Thai Premier refuses to resign as protesters block key roads

    Bangkok:  Thailand’s embattled Premier Yingluck Shinwatra today rejected protester’s demands for her resignation even as the opposition marched on several state buildings and blocked key roads on the second day a shutdown of the capital Bangkok aimed at toppling her government.

  • Having kids or not, life satisfaction remain same

    Washington: Parents with or without children are just two sides of the same coin: non-parents are not ‘failed’ parents and parents are not ‘failed’ non-parents, says a study.

  • Kejriwal backs Bharti, BJP demands resignation

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Tuesday defended Law Minister Somnath Bharti, asserting his cabinet colleague did not tamper with evidence in a case he was handling last year. But the BJP and Congress attacked Bharti and the former demanded he quit.

  • Even microbes have a Dalal Street!

    New York:  Ever heard of a biological market where microbes set up shops, bid and fight for a better trading partner?

  • Congress supports Rahul Gandhi on PM post indication

    New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi’s indication that he was ready to don the role of Congress’ prime ministerial candidate found endorsement from his party leaders Tuesday while drawing criticism from the BJP for “dynastic politics”.

  • Rs 1,000 minimum monthly pension to be a reality this month

    New Delhi: Ahead of Lok Sabha polls, the government is likely to approve this month a proposal that will entitle formal sector workers a minimum monthly pension of Rs 1,000, immediately benefiting 27 lakh pensioners.

  • Coal scam: ED may submit status report in SC tomorrow

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is expected to file its reply before the Supreme Court tomorrow in connection with the money laundering cases it has registered in the coal blocks allocation scam.

  • AAP will not affect Cong’s prospects in LS polls: Thakre

    Yavatmal(Mah): MPCC president Manikrao Thakre has said the fledgling Aam Aadmi Party will not affect Congress’ prospects in Maharashtra and exuded confidence that his party would get more seats in the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections than in 2009.

  • Chopper deal: India encashes on bank guarantee of Agusta

    New Delhi: India has encashed a guarantee of over Rs 250 crore deposited by AgustaWestland in a bank here even as it is preparing to file an appeal against an Italian court’s stay on its move to encash another guarantee deposited in an Italian bank.

  • Controversy over renovation of Netaji’s ancestral house

    Kolkata: Some family members of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose today objected to the ongoing renovation work being undertaken by West Bengal government at their ancestral house at Kodalia in South 24 Paraganas district.