Free Press Journal
  • Border forces may chip in for LS poll duty

    New Delhi: The upcoming Lok Sabha elections may require border guarding forces to shift their personnel from border areas for poll duty.

  • AAP lashes out at Congress’ Moily for allowing GM crop field trials

    NEW DELHI – Barely after 24 hours of Environment Minister M Veerrappa Moily approving field trial of genetically modified crops, the Aam Aadmi Party today slammed him for “hasty approval” and called the move “highly condemnable”.

  • Economic growth falls to 4.7 percent; dashes revival hope

    New Delhi: Dragged down by contraction in manufacturing and mining sectors, India’s economic growth slowed to 4.7 percent in the third quarter of the current financial year from 4.8 percent in the previous quarter, government data showed Friday.

  • Indian-American group slams trade move against India

    Washington: A US advocacy group Friday slammed a US move to designate India a “priority foreign country” (PFC), or the worst  protector of intellectual property rights (IPR), in the ongoing trade war  with India.

  • Petrol, diesel prices hiked

    New Delhi: The Petrol price was raised Friday by 60 paise a litre, minus taxes, while the diesel rate was hiked by 50 paise per litre.

  • BJP demands Antony’s resignation over naval incidents

    New Delhi: Not satisfied with Navy Chief Admiral D K Joshi’s resignation following a spate of accidents involving warships, BJP today demanded that Defence Minister A K Antony step down taking moral responsibility for the incidents.

  • Haryana presents tax free budget, eye on elections

    Chandigarh: With eyes on assembly elections this year, Congress-led Haryana government today presented a tax-free Budget for 2014-15, with major allocations being made for education, power and social justice and empowerment.

  • 100-hr bandh: 15 hurt as agitators clash with police

    Haflong (Assam)” The third day of the 100-hour Dima Hasao bandh was marred by violence as at least 15 persons, including a woman police officer, were injured in a clash between the police and bandh supporters at Mahur railway station, the police said.

  • Retail inflation for industrial workers eases to 7.24% in Jan

    New Delhi: Retail inflation for industrial workers eased to 7.24 per cent in January compared to 9.13 per cent in previous month and 11.62 per cent in same month last year mainly on account of softening in prices of food items.

  • BJP challenges Cong to debate on economy

    New Delhi: A day after Narendra Modi put forth his views on economy, BJP today challenged Congress for an open debate on the economic vision adopted for revival of the country’s sagging economy.

  • Woman gangraped in Nashik

    Nashik: A 26-year-old woman was allegedly gangraped by three persons after they had beaten up her boyfriend, police said today.

  • Telangana trade bodies oppose special status to Seemandhra

    Hyderabad: Industrialists and trade bodies of the Telangana region today opposed special category status announced by the Centre to the residual state of Andhra Pradesh, while demanding a similar status to Telangana.

  • TMC rules out alliance with Congress

    Kolkata: The Trinamool Congress today ruled out an alliance with the Congress in the coming Lok Sabha elections and reiterated that it would contest all the 42 Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal.

  • Roof collapses during wedding, six die

    Aurangabad (Bihar): At least six persons were killed and 12 others were injured when the roof of a house collapsed today during a wedding ceremony in Tankupi village here, police said.