Free Press Journal
  • Shinde to write to CMs again on cases against minority youths

    Bhubaneswar: After his recent advisory to state governments on release of minority youths allegedly wrongfully booked, Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde today said he would soon write a second letter asking state chief ministers to set up committees to scrutinise such cases.

  • ‘Kamdar’ Modi dares “those born in an aristocratic clan”

    New Delhi: Narendra Modi today invoked his humble origins to hit back at Congress and its Vice-President Rahul Gandhi, saying that “those born in an aristocratic clan” feel it below their dignity to contest against a tea vendor hailing from a backward class as they had a “feudal mindset”.

  • Midnight raid: Court directs FIR against Bharti

    New Delhi: A city court has ordered registration of FIR against unknown persons in connection with the midnight raid against African women by a group after Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti accused the foreign nationals of being involved in drugs and prostitution.

  • Queen to gradually hand over charge to Prince Charles?

    London: Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II seems set to gradually hand over charge to her son and heir to the throne Prince Charles as it emerged that the two will embark on an effective “job share” from this year.

  • Tehelka case: Goa police may file chargesheet by Jan end

    Panaji: Goa police are expected to sum up their investigations in the sexual assault case allegedly involving Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal and file a charge sheet by this month end, an official said here today.

  • Modi unveils vision of ‘brand India’ with host of promises

    New Delhi: Slamming UPA policies, Narendra Modi today unveiled his vision for the country ahead of Lok Sabha election promising to develop 100 smart cities and set up IITs, IIMs and AIIMS in every state while projecting India as a brand worldwide.

  • Don’t be over confident, Advani warns BJP

    New Delhi: The BJP should not be “over confident” of winning the coming Lok Sabha election, party veteran L.K. Advani said here Sunday, adding this was one reason why it lost the 2004 battle.

  • AAP more comfortable on streets than secretariat: BJP

    New Delhi: BJP today accused Delhi’s Law Minister Somnath Bharti of “racism” and wondered if the dharna planned by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to demand suspensionof some police officials is a ploy for “a way out of the government and get back to the streets”.

  • Mumbai: Lalita Babar completed a hat trick of wins among the Indian women and set a new course record, while Pune-based Army Sports Institute’s Karan Singh was the best finisher among the Indian men in the 11th Sta dard Chartered Mumbai Marathon, here today.

  • No judge found yet to head probe into snoopgate in Gujarat

    New Delhi: Nearly a month after it announced a probe into the snooping scandal allegedly involving Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, government so far has failed to name the retired judge who will head the Judicial Commission to go into the charges.

  • Alliance issue in Bihar: LJP throws ball in Cong court

    New Delhi: Seeking to position his party in neutral gear on the alliance issue in Bihar ahead of Lok Sabha polls, LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan today said it was for the Congress to decide whether the secular alliance in the state will include Lalu Prasad’s RJD or Nitish Kumar’s JD(U).

  • ‘Always better to sell tea than sell the country’: Venkaiah Naidu

    New Delhi: Launching a frontal attack on the Congress Party following party leader Mani Shankar Aiyar’s tea seller remark on Narendra Modi, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday condemned his statement, and said that it is always better to sell tea than sell the country.