Free Press Journal
  • Supreme Court rejects Musharraf’s review petition

    Islamabad: In a setback to Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan’s Supreme Court today dismissed his petition seeking a review of its verdict that declared as unconstitutional the 2007 emergency imposed by the embattled former dictator.

  • Rajiv Gandhi’s killers seek commutation of death sentence

    New Delhi: The assassins of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi Thursday urged the Supreme Court to commute their death sentence to life imprisonment due to the inordinate delay in the president deciding their mercy petition.

  • Irom Sharmila asked to appear before Delhi court

    New Delhi: A Delhi court Thursday directed Manipuri activist Irom Sharmila – dubbed the “Iron Lady” – to appear before it March 29 in a case of attempted suicide over her fast-unto-death at Jantar Mantar here in 2006.

  • Anti-Kudankulam protestrs to fast indefinitely

    Chennai: Core committee members of the People’s Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) and some villagers will go on an indefinite fast Friday in support of their demands, said an activist.

  • Uncapped players to feature in IPL auction for first time

    New Delhi: Some of India’s up and coming talents, including Unmukt Chand and Rishi Dhawan, are expected to feature in the IPL auction for the first time as they feature in the 651-strong list of uncapped players to be put under the hammer on February 12 and 13 in Bangalore.

  • Mamata flays CBI’s Nandigram charge sheet

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday hit out at the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for giving a clean chit to the erstwhile Left Front government in the Nandigram police firing case which had claimed 14 lives in 2007.

  • Tejpal case: Woman complains about slanderous email

    Panaji: The woman journalist who has accused Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal of sexual assault has officially complained about a slanderous email aimed at maligning her image, Goa Police said Thursday.

  • Govt suspends LPG subsidy transfer scheme;hikes cylinder quota

    New Delhi: Government today raised the quota of subsidised cooking gas from 9 to 12 cylinders per household in a year as demanded by Rahul Gandhi even as it suspended operation of UPA’s game-changer’ scheme to pay LPG subsidy in cash to consumers directly.

  • Tread with caution while dealing with AAP: Dal Khalsa to Sikhs

    Amritsar: Expressing scepticism over AAP government’s move to form an SIT to probe 1984 anti-Sikh riots, radical Sikh outfit Dal Khalsa today said a string of inquiry commissions and committees have failed to uncover the truth and prosecute the “high and mighty perpetrators”.

  • BJP hurting ideology of Mahatma Gandhi: Sonia

    Kisanganj:  Congress President Sonia Gandhi today accused the BJP of spreading ‘hatred of communalism’ for the sake of power and ‘hurting’ the ideology of Mahatama Gandhi.

  • Kejriwal, AAP ministers have become ‘dictators’: DCW chief

    New Delhi: Slamming the AAP government for taking steps towards her removal, DCW Chairperson Barkha Singh today branded Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his ministers as “dictators” and accused them of acting on their whims.

  • Threat to Mahatma Gandhi’s concept of India: Sonia

    Patna: Congress president Sonia Gandhi Thursday said some people were trying to harm Mahatma Gandhi’s concept of India and were hell bent on dividing the people and society.

  • Kejriwal says people are ‘happy’ in one month report card

    New Delhi: As his government completed one month in power, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said controversies surrounding the AAP dispensation never affected its functioning and asserted that his team did a good job in addressing various challenges facing the city.

  • Bad breakfast habits in youth up risk of metabolic syndrome

    London: Teens who eat poor breakfasts are more likely to develop metabolic syndrome – a group of health problems that can increase the risk of heart attack, stroke, and diabetes – in adulthood, a new study has warned.

  • Coming, glass that will bend but not break

    Toronto: Afraid of keeping glass-made decorative pieces at home as your naughty kids won’t spare them for long? Not any more.

  • Premature babies face higher asthma risk

    London: A new study has found that the babies born earlier than completion of full term at the time of their birth are more likely to develop childhood asthma.