Free Press Journal
  • Thai court approves arrest warrant against protest leader

    Bangkok: A court in Thailand Wednesday approved an arrest warrant for anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban on charges of murder and attempted murder for ordering the crackdown on Red Shirt protesters in April-May 2010, when he was the country’s deputy prime minister.

  • SAT asks Sebi to take decision in Galaxy case within six weeks

    Mumbai: The Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) has directed the Sebi to take ‘appropriate’ decision within six weeks in the Galaxy Stocks & Securities case pertaining to NSE amending the format of contract note.

  • Sebi finds large-scale mismatch in Sahara papers

    New Delhi: Sebi has come across serious anomalies and a huge number of possibly fictitious investors after analysing truck loads of documents submitted by Saharas to substantiate its claim of over Rs 20,000-crore refunds.

  • Delhi gears up for Lok Sabha elections

    New Delhi: Over 1.20 crore voters are eligible to exercise their franchise in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls for seven Parliamentary constituencies in Delhi, which will be held on April 10.

  • Nitish kicks off campaign, wants special status for Bihar

    Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Wednesday kicked off the Janata Dal-United’s campaign for the Lok Sabha polls in West Champaran where he vowed to fight for special category status for Bihar.

  • Paswan denies charges over interaction with Musharraf

    Patna: LJP President Ramvilas Paswan, who has returned to NDA 12 years after quitting the allaince over Godhra riots, today rubbished charges that he had taken pride in introducing himself to the then Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf as the one to have done so.

  • Unseasonal rains leave seven dead in AP

    Hyderabad: Seven persons have been killed and 58 injured in incidents related to unseasonal rains which also left agriculture and horticulture crops in nearly 70,000 hectares damaged in Andhra Pradesh, authorities said today.
    Warangal bore the brunt accounting for four deaths and Anantapur and Nizamabad two and one, respectively, as hailstorms were reported daily from different parts of the state since last Saturday.

  • NCP leader from Mira Bhayandar arrested for bribery

    Thane: An NCP leader who is a ward committee chairperson at the Mira-Bhayandar Municipal Corporation, and her son, were arrested by the anti-corruption bureau today while allegedly accepting a bribe.

  • AP parties urge EC to withhold ULB poll results on April 2

    Hyderabad: Political parties in Andhra Pradesh have requested the Election Commission to withhold results of the ensuing elections to Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) as they could become “exit poll” results ahead of the general elections.

  • Avalanche warning in Kashmir

    Srinagar: A medium danger avalanche warning was today issued for some snow-bound areas of Kashmir Valley.

  • AAP supporters protest at BJP office, face stone-pelting

    New Delhi: Protests by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supporters outside the BJP office here over the detention of party chief Arvind Kejriwal in Gujarat turned ugly when BJP activists allegedly pelted stones at them.

  • Mining scam: Goa CM defends delay in filing complaints

    Panaji: The Goa government has delayed filing complaints against those involved in the Rs.35,000-crore mining scandal because of the complicated nature of the scam, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said Wednesday.

  • BJP opposing temple bill unfortunate: Kashmiri Pandits

    Jammu: Upset over the decision to refer the Temple and Shrines Bill to the joint select committee, a body representing Kashmiri Pandits today said it was unfortunate that even BJP legislators opposed the bill.

  • Pakistani court adjourns Mumbai attacks case till March 12

    Lahore: The hearing in the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks trial against seven Pakistani suspects was today postponed till next week following a boycott by lawyers to protest the recent suicide assault at a court premises in Islamabad.