Free Press Journal
  • Sunanda case wide open

    New Delhi :  The Sub-Divisional Magistrate, who is probing the death of Sunanda Pushkar, has directed the Delhi Police to determine whether the death was accidental, a suicide, or murder. The direction came after the SDM concluded that death was caused due to drug “poisoning.”

  • Tharoor, Singhvi in media set-up

    New Delhi :  After the Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi admitted that both the party and the UPA government have failed to market their achieve-ments of the last ten years, the party has revamped its media set-up.


    Centre provides Kejriwal with escape route by agreeing to send some police officials, against whom AAP has been agitating, on leave pending an inquiry.

  • Air carriers: Onset of lean season fare war

    New Delhi/Mumbai  :  With the peak travel season coming to an end, domestic carriers, including Air India, are offering limited period low-priced tickets across several sectors, triggering a price war. SpiceJet was offering 50 per cent off on base fares on tickets booked on select flights at least 30 days prior to travel (which can be purchased till January 23).

  • 15 killers on death row get life term

    SC commutes sentence of 13 due to delay in disposing of mercy petition; 2 others escape noose because they are mentally ill.

  • DNA test exposes Titanic fraud

    London :  A woman who claimed to be a child survivor of the 1912 Titanic disaster has been exposed as a fraud after extensive DNA testing, solving one of the ‘last great mysteries’ of the ill-fated liner.


    Amnesty says the judgment is a tribute to Indian constitutional values and the independence of the judiciary. It recognises that death row prisoners have rights that the court will protect (more…)

  • Kin of Veerappan aides on death row happy at SC ruling

    Chennai: The family members of Meesekar Madaiah and Bilavendran, aides of sandalwood smuggler Veerappan on Tuesday expressed their happiness over the apex court’s judgment commuting their death sentence to life imprisonment, reports IANS. Speaking to IANS, Madaiah’s son M.Paramasivam said: “We are happy at the news. I will soon go and meet my father.” Paramasivam is a daily wage earner living in Tamil Nadu. Madaiah, Bilavendran, Gnanprakasham and Simon Antonyiappa

  • BJP leaders move HC for quashing election of Kejriwal

    New Delhi : Two BJP leaders on Tuesday moved the Delhi High Court seeking quashing of election of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Law Minister Somnath Bharti for allegedly spending beyond the statutory limit of Rs 14 lakh to influence voters. 

  • India summons envoy as Pak holds up LoC trade

    New Delhi : India on summoned Pakistan Deputy High Commissioner in connection with the suspension of Srinagar-Muzaffarabad and Rawalakot-Poonch bus services by Pakistan, which has demanded release of its national arrested for smuggling narcotics worth Rs 100 crore across the LoC.

  • Shinde may serve legal notice on R K Singh for remarks

    New Delhi : Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde may serve a legal notice to former Home Secretary R K Singh for his allegation that he was indulging in postings and transfers in Delhi Police which, he said, could be for monetary gains.

  • Indian diplomats in US face lifestyle choices

    Washington : Indian diplomats in the United States are in a fix. Either they begin paying their domestic helps as per US laws or adapt to a new lifestyle – taking care of their homes on their own or hiring part time help like other working couples in this country do, reports IANS.

  • CAG audit: Telcos move SC

    NEW DELHI : Tata Teleservices Ltd and Reliance Communications Ltd, led by industry body Association of Unified Telecom Service Providers of India, moved the Supreme Court seeking stay on the Delhi High Court’s ruling that allowed revenue audit of telecom companies by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India.

  • Varsity students still keep their stir threat open

    Mumbai : Students of Mumbai University called off their indefinite relay hunger strike after getting an assurance from the administration that a panel will be formed for looking into the demands made by them. But they have also warned that if their demands are not met within one month, they wil start a fresh stir.

  • Kaleidoscope

    AAP dharna hits normal life
    NEW DELHI: Commuters were hit hard for the second day on Tuesday due to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s dharna in the heart of the capital with authorities shutting down four Metro stations and buses being diverted. Four Metro stations — Patel Chowk, Central Secretariat, Udyog Bhavan and Race Course — remained closed from 6 A.M after a late night direction from the Delhi Police to the DMRC.