Free Press Journal
  • DMDK warms up to BJP, Left calls off alliance with AIADMK

    Chennai: On a day of swift political developments in Tamil Nadu, main opposition in the Assembly DMDK today opened parleys for a poll pact with BJP and the much-talked about AIADMK-Left parties alliance collapsed over road blocks in seat-sharing.

  • Rahul attacks BJP, RSS over communal violence

    Thane:  Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Thursday accused the BJP-led opposition of spurring communal and ethnic violence as a tool to electoral victory.

  • Bhanwari Devi case: Arrest warrant issued against Paras Ram

    Jodhpur: A local court today issued arrest warrant against an accused in the sensational Bhanwari Devi abduction and murder case and re-read the charges to another accused after which he was arrested and sent back to jail.

  • Cong says time to turn a new page as Seemandhra leaders quit

    New Delhi:  Faced with spate of desertions by its leaders from Seemandhra and former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kirankumar Reddy floating a new party ahead of Lok Sabha elections, Congress today struck a philosophical note saying “we must turn a new page and move on.”

  • Carrying of heavy cash will be have to be explained: IT

    Ludhiana: With Model Code of Conduct being in place, Income Tax department today said anybody carrying “heavy” amount of cash will have to explain the source in order to prevent its misuse in elections.

  • BCCI asks SC not to make public players named in sealed cover report

    New Delhi:  The Indian Cricket Board today pleaded before the Supreme Court not to make public the cricketers named in the report placed in a selaed envelope by its probe committee which raised suspicion on their role in IPL betting and spot-fixing scam.

  • GJM not to support Baichung Bhutia: Giri

    Kolkata: A day after ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) decided to field ace footballer Baichung Bhutia from Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat, Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) today ruled out supporting him, triggering a difference between the two parties after the recent bonhomie.

  • Computers of defence establishment hacked

    New Delhi:  In a major security breach, around 50 computers belonging to the armed forces and the DRDO were hacked sometime back and classified files could have been compromised.

  • Harish Rawat a bigger failure than Bahuguna: BJP

    Dehradun:  Calling Harish Rawat a “bigger failure” than his predecessor Vijay Bahuguna, BJP today accused the new Uttarakhand chief minister of doing nothing except visiting flood-hit areas and laying foundation stones of new projects.

  • LS polls: Cong wants Punjab DGP transferred

    Chandigarh:  Opposition Congress today sought transfer of Punjab DGP S S Saini to ensure free and fair Lok Sabha polls in the state.

  • Tie-up not with Lalu Prasad but with “secular” RJD: Cong

    New Delhi:  Dismissing the criticism over its decision to ally with a “tainted” Lalu Prasad Yadav, Congress today said that its tie-up was not with any individual but with the “secular” RJD.

  • If AAP had any problem, it should have gone to EC: Kiran Bedi

    New Delhi: Former IPS officer turned social activist Kiran Bedi on Thursday criticized the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) over their protest outside the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headquarters, and said that if the AAP had any grievance, then they should have gone to the Election Commission.

  • Kejriwal overstays, PWD scared to sent notice

    New Delhi:  Former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who has batted for honesty and intergrity in public life, has not vacated his official bungalow C-II/23 at Tilak Lane despite the completion of the 15-day grace period.

  • Court denies bail to LeT man, grants time to police for probe

    New Delhi:  A Delhi court today dismissed the bail plea of a suspected Lashkar-e-Toiba operative who was arrested from Haryana’s Mewat region in December last year and directed police to conclude its investigation in the case by March 26.

  • 1984 riots: Badal seeks setting up of special commission

    Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today demanded setting up of a Special Commission under the chairmanship of a sitting Supreme Court judge to go into the “entire conspiracy” behind the 1984 anti-Sikh riots and delay in justice.

  • Ashutosh, Shazia taken by police for questioning

    New Delhi: Senior Aam Aadmi Party leaders Ashutosh and Shazia Ilmi were today taken by police for questioning after they were named in an FIR and accused of instigating violence outside BJP headquarters yesterday.