Free Press Journal
  • It’s a life changing event for me: Anderson on his IPL bid

    Wellington: New Zealand’s latest cricket sensation Corey Anderson could not believe his luck that he has been snapped up by IPL champions Mumbai Indians for Rs 4.5 crore at the players’ auction in Bangalore today and described
    his handsome price as a “life changing event”.

  • Delhi-Gurgaon toll plaza row: HC grants last opportunity

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today granted last opportunity to NHAI and Delhi-Gurgaon Super  onnectivity Ltd (DGSCL) to settle their dispute over toll plazas at Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway by Monday.

  • Nokia moves SC against HC order for “simple undertaking” on taxes

    NEW DELHI – Nokia India Pvt Ltd has moved the Supreme Court against the Delhi High Court order asking the Indian arm of the Finnish mobile phone maker to furnish a “simple undertaking” to abide by tax demands of the authority and the conditions imposed by the high court in its Dec 12 judgement, a lawyer told Cogencis.

  • Sahara justifies cash dealings; blames Sebi for refund delay

    New Delhi:  Under fire for claiming it has refunded thousands of crores of rupees to investors in cash, the Sahara group today said such large-scale dealings were possible with its vast network of branches.

  • Retail inflation hits 24-month low of 8.79% in Jan

    New Delhi:  Retail inflation fell for the second consecutive month and eased to 24-month low of 8.79 per cent in January mainly due to a drop in food prices.

  • NDMC to give 6 pc interest on power deposit

    New Delhi: People residing in the NDMC area will now get a 6 per cent yearly interest on the security deposit submitted by them while applying for an electricity connection.

  • Cong demands CBI probe into mining, chitfund scams

    Bhubaneswar: The Opposition Congress today demanded a CBI probe into the mining and chitfund scams, and alleged that minerals rpt minerals worth over Rs 3 lakh crore were looted during the Naveen Patnaik regime and about 20 lakh people duped by ponzi companies with government’s help.

  • UP opposes CBI probe into Muzaffarnagar riots

    New Delhi: The Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday opposed a plea for a CBI probe into the Muzaffarnagar riots, and told the Supreme Court that it did everything to contain the violence that broke out in September 2013.

  • Court asks witness to segregate documents from sanction file

    New Delhi: A court here today asked a senior Delhi government official to segregate the relevant documents, which the defence can see, from file relating to sanction for prosecution of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar and others in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.

  • Rape case against BSP MP: Court to hear arguments from Feb 18

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has fixed February 18 for hearing arguments on framing of charges against BSP MP Dhananjay Singh who has been named in a charge sheet for allegedly raping a 42-year-old woman for nearly four years.

  • UNSC must not reflect 50 years old order: India

    New Delhi: Describing the UN Security Council as “one of the most troubling anachronisms”, Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh Wednesday said it must represent the current geo-political realities and not a world that existed “over half a century ago”.

  • SC refuses to review verdict barring HC from hearing 2G case

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has refused to review its verdict by which it had barred the Delhi High Court from hearing the matters arising out of the 2G spectrum scam and for framing guidelines in a court-monitored probe.

  • SC to consider Maya Kodnani’s bail plea tomorrow

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today said it will consider tomorrow the plea to extend the temporary bail granted to former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani, convicted in the 2002 Naroda Patiya riot case, on medical grounds as she was in a “pitiable” condition after suffering burn injury.

  • Lack of interest in Taylor, White surprises Dravid

    Bangalore: A bunch of quality international cricketers today went unsold on the first day of the IPL 7 players’ auction here, but what surprised former India captain Rahul Dravid the most was that hard-hitting Kiwi batsman Ross Taylor and Australia’s Cameron White did not find a buyer.

  • Kings XI Punjab go into Day II with max purse of Rs 12.1 cr

    Bangalore: The Ness Wadia-Preity Zinta co-owned Kings XI Punjab will go into the second day of the IPL VII auctions with the maximum purse of Rs 14.2 crore out of Rs 60 crore salary cap having 12 players on their roster right now with six overseas stars.

  • Lalu claims he is ‘real’ tea seller not Narendra Modi

    Patna: With BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi set to connect with people through a discussion over a cup of tea, RJD president Lalu Prasad today expressed doubt over Modi being a tea seller and stressed it was he who used to sell tea in his childhood in Patna.