Free Press Journal
  • Mulayam Singh Yadav

    Has someone in your family died: Mulayam asks journalists

    Lucknow: Apparently upset with the media coverage of the strike of junior doctors in Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav today snapped at journalists when questioned about deaths due to the agitation, asking them “Has someone in your family died”?

  • Tytler withdraws from race for Congress ticket

    New Delhi: Former Congress MP Jagdish Tytler Thursday withdrew from the party’s internal race for Lok Sabha candidature from the North East Delhi parliamentary constituency.

  • Himachal BJP MP booked, caught taking cash on camera

    Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau Thursday booked sitting BJP parliamentarian Virender Kashyap who was allegedly caught accepting cash on camera.

  • Trial in sexual assault case against Asaram from Mar 19

    Jodhpur: The in-camera trial in the sexual assault case against controversial self-styled godman Asaram Bapu will begin at the District and Sessions Court here on March 19, with the victim deposing on March 25.

  • S&P upgrades Airtel’s credit rating to BBB-

    New Delhi:  International credit rating agency Standard and Poor’s today upgraded telecom major Airtel to ‘BBB-‘ on account of reduced debt and an improved regulatory environment.

  • Don’t fall into BJP’s trap, Nitish tells voters in Bihar

    Motihari (Bihar): Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today said that the BJP has no development model for Bihar and appealed the people not to fall in its ‘trap’ to garner votes in the ensuing Lok Sabha elections.

  • Nursery admissions: HC orders fresh draw of lots for all seats

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today ordered the city government to conduct a fresh draw of lots “for all the seats” in nursery school admission and not just those which were vacated after scrapping of inter-state transfer category, saying “candidates having equal marks shall be considered equally”.

  • China blames foreign forces for terror attacks

    Beijing:  China today blamed the separatist activities in the Muslim-dominated Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on foreign forces, saying they will never succeed in stirring ethnic insurgency in the restive province.

  • Caution should have been taken before slapping charge: Azad

    New Delhi:  Expressing concern over slapping of sedition charge against Kashmiri students studying in Meerut, Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad today said caution should have been taken by the Uttar Pradesh government before initiating the action.

  • Cong infighting at its peak in the state: Bhatt

    Dehradun: Making a reference to the absence of six ministers from the cabinet meet, a senior BJP leaders has termed it as a clear indication of the “infighting” in the ruling Congress party.

  • Alvi questions Jat reservation; Cong disagrees

    New Delhi:  Congress leader Rashid Alvi today struck a discordant note on Jat reservation issue, saying it sent a “wrong signal” to the Muslim community after the Muzaffarnagar riots but the party disagreed noting an entire community cannot be blamed for acts of few rioters.

  • NCP spokesperson ridicules Sena-BJP alliance in Maharashtra

    Mumbai: The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) took potshots at Maharashtra’s opposition here today, claiming that “infighting and chaos” prevailed in the ‘grand alliance’ of Shiv Sena, BJP and RPI (Athawale), which had come together purely for power, despite their differing ideologies.

  • No improvement likely on bad loan front; PSBs to blame: Icra

    Mumbai:  Gross NPA ratio of India’s public and private sector banks is expected to deteriorate further to 4.2-4.4 per cent in March from the preceding quarter’s 4.1 per cent, dragged down by a poor show by state-run lenders, rating agency Icra today said.

  • Farmer unions release charter of demands for parties

    New Delhi:  More than hundred farmer organisations, representing lakhs of farmers, today released a charter of demands to be included in the manifestos of political parties in the upcoming Loks Sabha elections.

  • ‘The Lunchbox’, ‘Shahid’ to get Anti-Kela award

    New Delhi: “Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster Returns”, “Go Goa Gone”, “The Lunchbox” and “Shahid” will be honoured with an Anti-Kela Award each for being boons of Bollywood in 2013.