Free Press Journal
  • Modi hits back at Chidambaram on postage stamp barb

    Hitting back at Finance Minister P Chidambaram for his postage stamp barb, BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi today said his economic knowledge can be confined to one word, which is “trustee.”

  • Cabinet likely to approve Rs 1,000/month min pension tomorrow

    New Delhi: Union Cabinet is likely to approve tomorrow the proposal to ensure Rs 1,000 minimum monthly pension under the pension scheme run by retirement fund body EPFO, which would immediately benefit 28 lakh pensioners.

  • Soldier shoots 5 colleagues dead, commits suicide in Kashmir

    Srinagar: In the first fratricide incident of this year, an army soldier today shot five colleagues dead at point blank range when they were sleeping before committing suicide in Kashmir’s Ganderbal district.

  • Nana Patekar slams Sanjay Dutt’s parole extension

    Mumbai: Notwithstanding the support of Bollywood bigwigs to Sanjay Dutt, Nana Patekar today slammed the extension of parole to the jailed actor, saying he would never work with the convicted star.

  • Bengal panel seeks tough laws over sexual harassment

    Kolkata: The West Bengal Commission for Women proposes recommending to the state government as well as the National Law Commission more stringent laws to deal with cases involving sexual harassment at workplace.

  • Sehwag’s poor show continues but Delhi win by 38 runs vs J&K

    New Delhi: Virender Sehwag’s decision to continue batting at No 3 didn’t make much of a difference to his poor form but defending champions Delhi did enough to beat Jammu and Kashmir by 38 runs in the opening fixture of the north zone leg of the Vijay Hazare Trophy.

  • Moily defends seeking extension for Vasudeva as ONGC chairman

    New Delhi: A day after his suggested candidate was denied a post-retirement extension, Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily today defended seeking extension for Sudhir Vasudeva as Chairman of ONGC, saying he was not backing a tainted or corrupt person.

  • Indo-Pak officials likely to meet next month on LoC trade

    New Delhi: India and Pakistani officials are likely to meet here next month to review Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for trade along the Line of Control in the wake of the row over arrest of a truck driver hailing from Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir (PoK) for allegedly smuggling ‘brown sugar’ worth Rs.100 crore.

  • SIMI leader confesses to inciting communal trouble

    Rajgarh (MP): Members of banned outfit Students Islamic Movement of India have told a court here that three local youths were also involved in fomenting communal tension in Narsinghgarh in 2008.

  • Effigies of Nitish, Speaker burnt by RJD workers

    Patna: RJD workers today burned  effigies of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Speaker Uday Narayan Chaudhary in Bihar to protest against the latter’s decision to grant recognition to 13 party MLAs as a separate group four days ago.

  • Apartments between Rs 30-60 lakh most preferred: CREDAI

    Chennai: Majority of home buyers opted for mid-range apartments priced between Rs 30 lakh and Rs 60 lakh at the seventh edition of the Fairpro 2014 that concluded here recently, real estate industry body CREDAI said today.

  • Karnataka, Tamil Nadu post win

    Bangalore: Karnataka inflicted a crushing six-wicket defeat on Andhra Pradesh in the south zone leg ofthe Vijay Hazare Trophy here today.

  • Ajay Maken will be Cong candidate for New Delhi Lok Sabha seat

    New Delhi:  Senior Congress leader Ajay Maken is all set to be the party’s Lok Sabha candid te in New Delhi constituency as no other leader of the party today came forward to enter the contest for the seat under Rahul Gandhi-promoted US-style “primaries” system.