Free Press Journal
  • File FIR against BJP, Congress for accepting Vedanta donation: Court

    Panaji: Goa Police have been directed by a trial court to file a First Information Report (FIR) against both the Congress and the BJP state units for illegally accepting Rs.5 crore each from a foreign-registered mining company, Vedanta.

  • Doctors term Sunanda Tharoor’s death as unnatural and sudden

    New Delhi: A post mortem was conducted on the body of Sunanda Tharoor, the wife of Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development Shashi Tharoor,  on Saturday at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).

  • Pushkar’s body had injury marks, death unnatural: Doctor

    New Delhi: Union Minister Shashi Tharoor’s wife Sunanda Pushkar, who died Friday night, had “injury marks” on her body and it is a “case of unnatural, sudden death”, one of the doctors who conducted the autopsy said.

  • Tharoor complains of chest pain, hospitalised, discharged

    New Delhi: Shashi Tharoor, minister of state for human resource development, was discharged from a hospital where he was admitted after he complained of chest pain early Saturday, hours after his wife Sunanda Pushkar was found dead in a hotel here.

  • Kejriwal to move into Tilak Lane flat

    New Delhi: The hunt for a suitable residence for Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal finally comes to an end with Urban Development Ministry allotting him a three-bedroom house at Tilak Lane in the Lutyen’s zone.

  • India, Sri Lanka fishermen talks postponed to Jan 27

    Chennai: The talks between representatives of the Indian and the Sri Lankan fishing communities have been postponed to Jan 27 on a request from the island nation, the Tamil Nadu government said here Saturday.

  • Trinamool nominates Mithun Chakraborty for Rajya Sabha

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress has nominated Bollywood actor Mithun Chakraborty as one of the five Rajya Sabha members to be elected from West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said here Saturday.

  • Militants fire at CRPF men on Srinagar highway

    Srinagar: Separatist guerrillas Saturday opened fired at troopers of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in Jammu and Kashmir, CRPF sources said.

  • UAE leaders condole Syedna’s death

    Abu Dhabi: President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a cable of condolence to Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin following the death Friday of his father, Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin, who was the spiritual head of the Dawoodi Bohra community.

  • Last rites of Sunanda likely this evening

    New Delhi: The last rites of Sunanda Pushkar, wife of Union Minister Shashi Tharoor, are likely to be conducted at the Lodhi Road crematorium later this evening.

  • SL seeks more time; fishermen’s association meet postponed to Jan 27

    Chennai:With Sri Lanka seeking time to finalise the list of representatives for the much-anticipated fishermen’s associations meeting aimed at resolving the vexed issue of fishing rights in the Palk Straits, the Tamil Nadu government today said the discussions would be held on January 27 and not on Monday as announced originally.

  • Sunanda wasn’t suffering from grave illness: Doctor

    Thiruvananthapuram:Union Minister Shashi Tharoor’s wife Sunanda Pushkar, who was found dead in a Delhi hotel, was not suffering from any grave illness, a doctor who treated her here said Saturday.

  • Obama surveillance proposal will change little: Assange

    Washington: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange today criticised US President Barack Obama’s proposal to limit the controversial surveillance programme, saying his plan is not concrete and will not change much.

  • 18 killed in stampede ahead of Syedna’s funeral

    Mumbai: Eighteen people were killed, most of them due to suffocation, and 40 injured in a stampede when thousands of people gathered to pay last respects to the spiritual leader of the Dawoodi Bohra community in Malabar Hill area here in the wee hours today.

  • Syedna’s final journey begins; lakhs of mourners pay respects

    Mumbai: The funeral procession of Dr Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin today began from his Malabar Hill residence here, where lakhs of mourners gathered to pay tributes to the spiritual leader of the Dawoodi Bohra community amid tight security arrangements.