Free Press Journal
  • HC refuses to suspend CAG audit of Delhi discoms

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Friday refused to suspend the Delhi government’s order for a Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) audit of the national capital’s three power discoms’ finances since their inception in 2002.

  • CCEA may clear raising LPG cylinder cap at next meeting

    New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs may raise the subsidised LPG cylinder quota from 9 to 12 at the next meeting, Petroleum Minister M Veerappa Moily today said.

  • Kejriwal’s dharna: SC pulls up Delhi Police

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Friday pulled up the Delhi Police for allowing Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his cabinet colleagues to hold dharna Jan 20 and 21 when prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) were in force.

  • SC to relook at Bhullar’s plea for life

    New Delhi: Ten months after refusing to commute death sentence of Khalistani terrorist Devinderpal Singh Bhullar to life imprisonment, the Supreme Court today decided to take a relook at the issue.

  • Trinamool Congress has given patronage to hoodlums and criminals, alleges Brinda Karat

    New Delhi: Commenting on the alleged gang-rape of a tribal woman in West Bengal’s Birbhum District, Communist Party of India (Marxist) CPI (M) leader Brinda Karat on Friday said that criminals and anti social forces are being patronized by the Trinamool Congress (TMC) to terrorize political opponents and women are suffering because of that.

  • SI death in gunbattle rocks Karnataka Assembly

    Bangalore: The death of a police official in a gunbattle with a criminal in Gulbarga dominated the proceedings of Karnataka Assembly today, with BJP members trooping into the well of the House, forcing an adjournment.

  • Thai court set to rule on delaying Feb 2 vote

    Bangkok: A Thai court is expected to rule on the fate of the controversial February 2 snap polls amid an escalation of political tension as protesters vowed to boycott the election to keep up pressure on Yingluck Shinwatra’s government.

  • Kejriwal going back on promises: Pravesh

    Dhar (MP): BJP legislator Pravesh Sahib Singh has alleged that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is trying to fool the common man and indulging in ‘drama’ instead of fulfilling promises made to the people.

  • Bihar to dismiss 70 corrupt officers

    Patna: The Bihar government has decided to dismiss 70 corrupt officers, and more will be sacked in the coming weeks, an official said Friday.

  • Two Goa officials booked for graft in irrigation work

    Panaji: Two officials of Goa’s water resources and accounts departments have been booked under the Prevention of Corruption Act for allowing a Gujarat-based firm to fraudulently access a hefty bank guarantee, an official said Friday.

  • SC notice over Kejriwal protest

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Friday issued notice on a PIL seeking action against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for violating the law while holding a constitutional position.

  • Police to seek fresh remand of 13 gangrape accused

    Suri: Police will today seek fresh remand of the 13 accused in the shocking gangrape case of a tribal woman in Birbhum district, a day after the West Bengal government shunted out the district SP for failing to seek their remand.

  • Obama extends Republic Day greeting to India

    Washington/New Delhi: US President Barack Obama today extended Republic Day greeting to India,expressing the hope that both the countries will be able to fulfil people’s expectations and aspirations for “this truly global partnership”.

  • DMK suspends Karunanidhi’s son Alagiri

    Chennai: The DMK Friday announced the temporary suspension of former union minister M.K. Alagiri in the “interests of the party”.

  • Talks with Iran over nuclear program face dilemma

    Washington: Vast differences between Iran and the six-nation coalition seeking to dismantle the Islamic republic’s nuclear program may lead to another short-term deal and that could renew criticism that Iran is stalling and energies the push in Congress for tougher sanctions even if they endanger negotiations.

  • Father of techie found dead meets Shinde

    New Delhi: Father of a woman software engineer, whose burnt body was found on the outskirts of Mumbai, today met Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde and demanded justice, saying no parent should have to face the trauma he had to face while searching for his daughter.