Free Press Journal
  • AAP could not face media scrutiny: Tewari

    New Delhi: Hitting out at the Aam Admi Party, Union Minister Manish Tewari today said the party could not face media scrutiny once it chose to form a government which was the reason for its “cut and run” strategy.

  • Complaint redressal camps in MP to address error in poll rolls

    Bhopal: Error-free electoral rolls will be prepared this time in Madhya Pradesh via complaint redressal camps for voters, ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, as per directives of the Election Commission of India.

  • Italian Marines not to be tried under anti-piracy law

    New Delhi: The central government Monday told the Supreme Court that it was not invoking the anti-piracy SUA Act against the two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen off the coast of Kerala in 2012.

  • Jaya to launch LS poll campaign from Kanchi

    Chennai: AIADMK today announced that party general secretary and Chief Minister Jayalalithaa would begin the election campaign for Lok Sabha polls on March 3 from Kanchipuram, about 70 km from here.

  • BJD protests special package to Seemandhra, cries neglect

    Bhubaneswar: At least 300 Biju Janata Dal (BJD) activists and leaders courted arrest here Monday to protest the central government’s special treatment of Seemandhra while neglecting Odisha.

  • LPG dealers threaten indefinite strike from Tuesday

    New Delhi: Cooking gas distributors across the country have threatened to go on an indefinite strike from Tuesday to press for their multiple demands, which include withdrawal of the petroleum ministry’s recent marketing discipline guidelines.

  • TN to counter centre’s review plea on convicts’ release

    Chennai:  The review petition filed in the Supreme Court by the centre on the Tamil Nadu government’s decision to release the seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case would be countered, Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa said here Monday.

  • SC notice to centre on AAP plea

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the centre on a plea by the Aam Aadmi Party challenging the decision of not dissolving the Delhi assembly as recommended by the outgoing AAP government.

  • DMK urges EC to put list of official on poll duty on website

    Chennai: The DMK has urged the Election Commission of India to direct the office of CEO in the state to display the list of officials on election duty with their retirement dates on its website to facilitate transparency.

  • LJP-BJP tie-up in offing

    Patna: Ram Vilas Paswan’s Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) in Bihar is set to forge an alliance with BJP-led NDA to contest the Lok Sabha polls, a party leader said Monday.

  • Kohli excited about captaincy challenge in Asia Cup

    Dhaka: Far from being bogged down by captaincy, Virat Kohli said he is looking forward to leading an under-fire Indian cricket team in the Asia Cup starting tomorrow even though it is a tough position to be in.

  • New GOC for southern areas assumes charge

    Chennai: Lieutenant General Jagbir Singh today assumed charge as the new General Officer Commanding of Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala area at the headquarters here.

  • TRS chief Rao meets Rahul Gandhi

    New Delhi: TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao today met Rahul Gandhi, a day after he held consultations with Congress President Sonia Gandhi following the passage of the Telangana bill in Parliament.

  • Woman found strangled in her house

    Phagwara (Pun): A 27-year-old woman was found strangled in her house near local urban estate at Phagwara in Kapurthala district, police said today.

  • Manish Tewari

    Reports on LJP joining NDA purely speculative: Tewari

    New Delhi:  Congress today termed as “purely speculative” reports that LJP could ally with BJP for the Lok Sabha polls, noting that Ram Vilas Paswan was the first one to quit the NDA on the issue of Gujarat riots.

  • Interim budget can boost demand: CII Survey

    New Delhi: At a time when overall demand in the economy continues to remain subdued, delaying an economic recovery, the interim budget presented by the Finance Ministry on 17th February is expected provide some relief. However, rising cost of credit is a top concern for Indian industry.