Free Press Journal
  • Record officials taking bribe, Kejriwal tells hawkers

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today asked street vendors to record videos of MCD officials and policemen asking them for bribe and contact the anti-graft helpline started by his government.

  • EC to govt: remove Jan 1 cut off date to register new voters

    New Delhi: In a bid to ensure that young citizens are registered as voters as soon as they turn 18, the Election Commission has asked the government to do away with the January 1 cut off date for the purpose as it deprives several youths from participating in the electoral exercise.

  • Six AIADMK, DMK, CPI-M candidates elected to RS

    Chennai: The six candidates from AIADMK, DMK and CPI-M were today officially declared elected to the Rajya Sabha as the deadline for withdrawal of nominations ended this afternoon.

  • Malik, other separatist leaders arrested in J&K

    Srinagar: Over 10 separatist leaders, including JKLF chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik, were taken into preventive custody and several others were placed under house arrest to scuttle protests after Friday prayers against the Army’s recent decision to close Pathribal fake encounter case.

  • Nehru’s 125th birth anniversary should focus on youth, says PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said the 125th birth anniversary of Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime minister of independent India, should focus on inspiring youth, and showcase his approach towards backward communities.

  • PM’s visit will pave way for development of Gujjars: BGM

    Jammu: Bhartiya Gujjar Mahasabha today expressed hope that the upcoming visit of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will pave a way for the development of Gujjar and Bakerwal communities of the state.

  • Gangrape victim discharged from hospital

    Suri (WB): The 20-year-old tribal girl, who was gangraped by 13 men on the orders of a kangaroo court in Birbhum district last week, was discharged from the hospital here today.

  • SC stays Bhullar’s execution, issues notice to Centre

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Friday stayed the execution of the death sentence of 1993 Delhi bomb blast convict Devender Pal Singh Bhullar and issued notice to the Centre on his petition seeking commuting of his death sentence to life imprisonment.

  • Kudankulam N-plant to restart operations in two days

    Chennai: The first unit of 1,000 MW capacity at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) is expected to restart power generation in two or three days, said a source Friday.

  • Rahul corrupt, will field candidate agst him: Kejriwal

    New Delhi: Targeting Rahul Gandhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today accused him of being corrupt and said the party will field candidates against him, UPA ministers and leaders of other parties.

  • Kejriwal threatens to cancel power discoms’ licence

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Friday warned power distribution companies in the capital to co-operate with the government else their licences will be cancelled.