Free Press Journal
  • No CCTV cameras, scanners out of order at blast-hit Pak court

    Islamabad: The exact number of gunmen involved in today’s deadly attack in a Pakistani court here, which claimed 11 lives could not be ascertained as CCTV cameras were not installed and scanning machines were out of order.

  • Cong to go with ‘reliable friend’ RJD

    New Delhi: Despite some hiccups, an alliance between Congress and RJD for the Lok Sabha polls in Bihar appears on the cards and a decision is likely to be announced in a day or two.

  • Sex workers demand basic rights, inclusion in voters list

    New Delhi: An umbrella group of sex workers Monday requested the Election Commission to register the entire community as voters, and also urged political parties to clarify their stand on pension rights for sex workers.

  • ‘Move to clear Jat reservation a poll stunt’

    Meerut: The Union government’s decision to include Jats in the central list of OBCs for nine states drew mixed reactions from political parties in the state as Congress and Rashtriya Lok Dal welcomed the move which BJP, BSP and the ruling SP, however, termed a “pre-poll stunt”.

  • Jaya pitches for AIADMK inclusive central govt

    Kancheepuram (TN): Mounting a blisteringattack on the Congress-led UPA Government, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today accused it of “plundering” the nation in the last ten years and appealed to the people to throw it out in the coming Lok Sabha elections.

  • Anand Sharma criticizes Modi’s developmental model

    Mumbai: Union Commerce and Industry Minister, Anand Sharma, took a jibe at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for his developmental model, and said that his packaging was attractive, but the product may be substandard.

  • Security stepped up at Chidambaram’s residence

    Sivaganga (TN): Security was today stepped up at the residence of Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram at Managiri in the district after a computer generated notice, signed by a pro-Tamil outfit, was found near his house.

  • Bombay House gets green gold rating among heritage buildings

    Mumbai: The 91-year-old Bombay House, the headquarters of the salt-to-software USD 97 billion Tata Group, has become the country’s first heritage building to get the prestigious green rating from the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC).

  • Outlook stable to negative for non-ferrous metals: Ind-Ra

    New Delhi: India Ratings has kept the outlook stable-to-negative for non-ferrous mining and metals for next fiscal as it expects a global over-supply risk but stable margins for firms in the sector.

  • Punjab seeks ‘cooperative federalism’ for inter-state disputes

    Chandigarh: Calling for the early resolution of inter-state issues, the Punjab government Monday sought “cooperative federalism” in the country saying that state and central governments should be “equal and responsible partners in progress”.

  • PM’s wish to visit his birth place in Pak may not materialise

    Nay Pyi Taw,: Manmohan Singh’s long-cherished wish to visit his birth place in Pakistan’s Punjab province, where he was born over 81 years ago, may not be fulfilled before the end of his prime ministerial tenure.

  • Microsoft, Google unwilling partners inside one device?

    Washington: The attempt of Microsoft and Google to set aside their sworn rivalry and share their place as the operating systems inside the Asus Transformer Book Duet TD300 has reportedly not turned out well.

  • One dies, 3 hurt in house collapse in Pulwama

    Srinagar: One person was killed and three others were injured in a house collapse in Kashmir Valley’s Pulwama district, police said today.