Free Press Journal
  • CCI rules out anti-competitive ways by Ambience, Haryana govt

    New Delhi: Fair trade watchdog CCI has rejected allegations of anti-competitive practices against realty firm Ambience and Haryana government with respect to development of a residential project in Gurgaon.

  • Musharraf dragged into fight between Nitish, Paswan

    Patna: As the political scene hots up, former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has been dragged into the fight between LJP Chief Ramvilas Paswan and Chief Minister Nitish  Kumar.

  • US trade mission pledges USD 250 mn investments in India

    New Delhi: A business delegation from  the United States has pledged to invest USD 250 million in India over the next 6 to 12 months, a move expected to provide a fillip to Indo-US trade relations.

  • Cong praises Lalu as deal is sealed

    New Delhi: Congress today hailed Lalu Prasad as an “extremely supportive” ally as the two sides sealed a deal under which it will contest 12 out of 40 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar.

  • Plea to cancel AAP registration: HC seeks clear answer from EC

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today sought a “clear answer” from the Election Commission to issues raised in a plea for cancellation of AAP’s registration on the ground that it allegedly used forged documents to register itself.

  • UP govt invokes ESMA against striking docs

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh government today invoked the Essential Services Maintenance Act in the wake of the strike by doctors which entered its sixth day today, paralysing health services in the state.

  • India beat Afghanistan with bonus point in dead rubber

    Mirpur: Knocked out of contention for the final, five-time champions India ended their Asia Cup campaign with a consolation win over debutantes Afghanistan, beating them by eight wickets in a lop-sided encounter here today.

  • Turmoil in Ukraine to impact Indian exports: EEPC

    Mumbai: Political turmoil in Ukraine involving the Russian Federation may have a negative fallout for Indian exports, engineering exporters’ body EEPC India said.

  • ED attaches Rs 863 crore properties of Jagan, others in laundering case

    New Delhi:  Initiating one of its biggest criminal actions in a money laundering case, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) today attached assets worth Rs 863 crore of YSR Congress leader Jaganmohan Reddy and his associates in connection with its probe into alleged corruption in an infrastructure project in Andhra Pradesh.

  • 17.4 lakh voters to cast votes during Yavatmal-Washim LS polls

    Yavatmal: Over 17,14,668 voters which includes 9,02,609 male and 8,12,059 female voters would cast their votes to elect their representative to represent them during the 16th Lok Sabha elections to be held from April 10.

  • ‘Appropriation Bill passed in J’Khand;Model Code not violated’

    Ranchi: Appropriation Bill was today approved by the Jharkhand Assembly, paving the way for expenditure for next fiscal with Speaker Sashank Sekhar Bhokta clarifying that the exercise did not come under Model Code of Conduct though it coincided with the announcement of general elections.

  • SC holds Ansals guilty in Uphaar cinema tragedy case

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today held real estate barons Sushil and Gopal Ansal guilty in the 1997 Uphaar cinema tragedy that claimed the lives of 59 people saying they were more interested about making money than ensuring safety of the cinegoers.

  • LS polls in TN: Filing of nominations from Mar 29

    Chennai: The election process for the April 24 Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu will formally begin with the issue of notification on March 29, a top EC official said here today.

  • Candidates’ poll expenditure to be uploaded

    New Delhi:The expenditure of each candidate in the Lok Sabha polls will be scrutinised and uploaded on the website of the chief electoral officer for public viewing, Chief Election Commissioner V.S. Sampath said Wednesday.

  • Boxers will not suffer due to IBF termination, says Sports Min

    New Delhi: The Indian Boxing Federation might be in trouble following its termination by the International Boxing Association (AIBA), but Sports Minister Jitendra Singh today assured the boxers that their training would not suffer and would be provided with all the required facilities.

  • Afghanistan cricketers redefining heroism four countrymen

    Mirpur: They may be tournament debutantes but Afghanistan have managed to impress one and all with their resolute and sprightly performances in the Asia Cup, redefining heroism for the war-ravaged nation.

  • HC refuses to vacate order staying tax demand on Tata Trust

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has refused to interfere with an order of Income Tax (IT) Tribunal which granted a stay on a tax demand made by IT department of Rs 290 crores from Jamshetji Tata Trust for a period of six months from December 2013.

  • Sensex rises 67pts to end near record close; ICICI Bank shines

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex today rose over 67 points to end near its record close on positive global cues and as investors started taking positions with just about a month left for the Lok Sabha elections.