Free Press Journal
  • Probe Britain’s role in Bluestar, say Sikh groups

    London: Two Sikh groups in Britain have demanded a full inquiry into the extent of Britain’s involvement in the Indian military operation in the Golden Temple in Amritsar in 1984.

  • After Par nod, division starts; panels to allocate employees

    New Delhi: A day after Parliament passed the Telangana Bill, Centre today started the process of division with the Department of Personnel and Training setting up two committees for allocation of civil services and state government officials to the two Telugu speaking states.

  • EU hopes solution will be found to Italian marines issue

    New Delhi: The European Union today expressed the hope that a solution will be found to the issue of Italian marines,  whose prosecution in the case of killing of  two Kerala fishermen has triggered diplomatic tensions with India.

  • Dogs process emotions in similar way to humans

    London: Dogs have brain areas dedicated to dealing with voice and acoustic emotional cues, just like humans do, according to a first of its kind study.

  • After hate mails, India seeks security for embassy in Italy

    New Delhi: India today said it has asked Italy to provide more security to its embassy in Rome after the mission reported receiving hate mails and a live bullet in retaliation to Italian marines issue.

  • Haryana, Punjab to witness Kejriwal, Modi rallies

    Chandigarh: AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal will launch his party’s campaign for the Lok Sabha polls in Haryana Sunday, the same day the BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will address a rally in neighbouring Punjab.

  • Aiyar draws BJP’s ire in RS

    New Delhi: Congress leader Manishankar Aiyar attracted opposition BJP’s ire today in Rajya Sabha when he said he was not interested in listening to speech of a BJP member on vote on account, prompting the Chair to adjourn the House amid uproar.

  • Guj govt presents vote-on-account sans changes in tax policy

    Gandhinagar: The Gujarat government today presented vote-on-account of Rs 40,000 crore for the first four months of financial year 2014-15, without levying any new tax or giving any benefits to the people.

  • Poll pact with BJP uncertain post Telangana Bill nod: TDP

    Hyderabad: Seething over BJP’s support to the Telangana Bill in Parliament, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) has indicated its reluctance about going in for an alliance with the national party in the upcoming general elections.

  • Saradha Group head sentenced to 3 years imprisonment

    Kolkata: Saradha Group chairman Sudipto Sen was sentenced to three years’ rigorous imprisonment by a Bidhannagar court today in a provident fund default case, making it Sen’s first conviction in a slew of cases involving a multi-crore chit fund scam.

  • Keep the politicians out of sports: Rahul Gandhi

    New Delhi: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi today threw his weight behind keeping politicians out of sports bodies in the country and said sportspersons themselves should be at the helm of affairs.

  • Fresh row over 2012 troops movement near Delhi; NSA says ‘no distrust’

    New Delhi: A fresh controversy has erupted over the movement of two Army units near Delhi in 2012 with the then DGMO Lt Gen A K Choudhary stating today that there may have been “distrust” between the Army and government on the issue then but rubbished talk of a coup threat.

  • It pays to beg in Gurgaon!

    Gurgaon: Begging is on the increase in Gurgaon,  a satellite city of malls and multinationals, with a survey finding that growing numbers were joining the ranks as their families found begging more paying than sending them to school.

  • Distrust between govt, army matter of serious concern: BJP

    New Delhi: BJP today voiced serious concern over comments of former DGMO Lt Gen A K Choudhary that there may have been “distrust” between the Army and the government in connection with movement of Army units near Delhi in 2012.