Free Press Journal
  • Probe murder, suicide angles in Sunanda’s death: SDM to police

    New Delhi: Delhi Police was today directed to investigate murder or suicide angles in the death of Sunanda Pushkar after the autopsy pin-pointed “poisoning” as the reason for the mysterious death of Union Minister Shashi Tharoor’s wife.

  • INS Arihant to be ready for sea trials soon

    New Delhi: With the indigenous nuclear submarine INS Arihant set to be launched for sea trials in few weeks, India will soon complete its nuclear triad giving it the capability to respond to nuclear strikes from sea, land and air-based systems.

  • Somen Mitra rejoins Congress, attacks Trinamool Congress

    Kolkata:  Seasoned politician Somen Mitra, who had quit the Congress in 2007, rejoined the party today in what came as a morale-booster for the Bengal Congress which suffered frequent desertions of late.

  • Tunda involved in 33 terror cases, police tells court

    New Delhi: Delhi Police today told a court here that alleged Lashkar-e-Taiba operative and bomb expert Abdul Karim Tunda is involved in 33 terror attack cases between 1994 and 1998 in Delhi and other states.

  • AAP, Kejriwal staging drama and destroying system: Lalu

    New Delhi: RJD chief Lalu Prasad today dubbed the protest staged by AAP dispensation in Delhi as a joke and slammed the party and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for “staging a drama and destroying the system”.

  • SC commences final hearing on UP violence

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today commenced final hearing on a batch of petitions demanding independent probe either by CBI or special investigating team (SIT) into the recent communal clash in Muzaffarnagar and its adjoining districts in Uttar Pradesh.

  • 2G: SC seeks CBI response on accused plea for quashing charges

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today sought CBI’s response on a plea of 2G scam accused seeking quashing of the charges against them as the trial in the case, also involving former telecom minister A Raja and top corporate executives, has almost reached the final stage.

  • Delay in deciding mercy plea ground for commutation of death penalty: SC

    New Delhi: In a landmark verdict that can come as a relief to many death row convicts, the Supreme Court today held that death sentence of a condemned prisoner can be commuted to life imprisonment on the ground of delay on the part of the government in deciding the mercy plea.

  • Let AAP protest, Kejriwal must govern: Capt Gopinath

    Bangalore: AAP member Captain G R Gopinath, pioneer of low-cost airline in the country, today said Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his cabinet should govern from their offices and only his party workers must protest.

  • Al-Qaeda training Britons, Europeans to carry attacks at home

    London: Al-Qaeda is training and encouraging Britons and Europeans fighting in Syria to return to their countries as “jihadists” and carry out car bombings and suicide attacks on home soil, according to a media report.

  • Overnight winter rains lash parts of Rajasthan

    Jaipur: Overnight rains lashed parts of Rajasthan throwing life out of gear for locals even as Mount Abu recorded the coldest place in the state at 3.6 degrees Celsius.

  • BJP continues to support statehood for Telangana: Venkaiah

    Hyderabad: Stating that there was no change in his party’s stance on the issue of division of Andhra Pradesh, senior BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu today said that they supported the formation of separate Telangana.

  • No change in govt stand: Shinde on Kejriwal’s demand

    New Delhi: Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde today said there is no change in the government’s stand on Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s demand for suspension of policemen for alleged dereliction of duty, saying action will be taken only after receiving the inquiry report.

  • Lalu showers praise on Cong, describes Paswan as gentleman

    New Delhi: With Congress and LJP keeping him on tenterhooks, RJD chief Lalu Prasad today sought to woo them flagging threat from “communal forces” as a reason why the three should come together to fight the Lok Sabha elections.