Free Press Journal
  • Fodder scam: 19, including former JD-U MP, convicted

    Ranchi: A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Wednesday convicted 19 people, including former Janata Dal-United (JD-U) MP Jagdish Sharma, in a multi-million-rupee fodder scam case.

  • Rahul Gandhi will be PM if Congress re-elected: Chidambaram

    Davos: Rahul Gandhi will be the prime minister of India if the Congress party returns to power after the general elections due by May, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said Wednesday, barely a few days after his party decided not to declare its PM candidate.

  • Rajnath rubbishes Nitish’s comments on Narendra Modi

    Patna: BJP president Rajnath Singh today rubbished Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s comments on Narendra Modi that the 2002 riots could never be “forgotten or pardoned” and said he has already got a clean chit from the court.

  • Tharoor inseparable, no question of resignation: Congress

    New Delhi: Congress came out in defence of Shashi Tharoor today saying there is “no question” of his resignation and virtually snubbed its ally NCP which had said he must dissociate himself from his ministerial duties till probe into the death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar is over.

  • Gen Singh fails to appear before JK Council

    Jammu: Former Army Chief V K Singh today failed to appear before the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council for a second time in connection with the privilege motion against him even as the Assembly rejected his plea for quashing it.

  • Congress asks Modi to declare seat

    Lucknow: Congress today challenged BJP Prime Ministerial candidate to declare the constituency from which he would be contesting Lok Sabha elections.

  • Blocking of 2 channels: HC directs UP Chief Secretary to probe

    Lucknow: The Allahabad High Court today directed Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary to probe within three weeks the allegation that two TV news channels were blocked at the behest of the state government for “negative” coverage of Saifai Mahotsav.

  • AAP has sent wrong message to people, could prove costly: Kiran Bedi

    Noida: Former IPS officer and social activist Kiran Bedi on Wednesday accused the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of sending a wrong message out to the people through their two-day protest and added that it could prove costly for the AAP.

  • Dogs attack woman, court frees Indian owner of onus

    London: A court in Britain has dropped two charges against an Indian-origin city councillor for being responsible for a pair of out-of-control dogs, because he was not present when the dogs attacked.

  • Moily approves launch of LPG connection portability across India

    New Delhi: Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dr. M. Veerappa Moily, has approved the launch of portability of LPG connections from today onwards across oil marketing companies and distributors, covering 480 districts in the country.

  • Thai pro-govt leader shot, injured; state of emergency begins

    Bangkok: A prominent pro-government leader was today shot and injured in northeastern Thailand, fuelling tensions in the deeply divided country as defiant opposition supporters stepped up their protest to oust Premier Yingluck Shinawatra despite emergency rule imposed in the capital.

  • Women’s groups demand action against Somnath Bharti

    New Delhi:  Women rights organisations here have written an open letter to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, urging him to take action against Law Minister Somnath Bharti for his alleged action against Ugandan women.

  • Salman worried about fate of ‘Jai Ho’

    Mumbai: Superstar Salman Khan, known for breaking box office records with his every film, says he is concerned about the box office fate of his upcoming release ‘Jai Ho’ as he really likes the film and wants it to do well.

  • Police say no evidence that Jiah murdered, mother to move HC

    Mumbai: A week after Mumbai police charge sheeted actor Suraj Pancholi for allegedly abetting suicide of his actress girlfriend Jiah Khan, her mother is set to move the Bombay High Court seeking direction to police to consider the material given by her which indicated she was murdered.

  • Vodafone tax row: High Court puts off hearing to Jan 30

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has fixed January 30 for further hearing on a petition filed by Income Tax department challenging a recent order of the Appellate Tribunal which stayed the tax demand of Rs 3,700 crore on Vodafone India Services in an alleged transfer pricing case.