Free Press Journal
  • Sedition charge against Kashmiri students: Cong steers clear

    New Delhi: Congress today steered clear of the issue of sedition charge against some Kashmiri students studying in Meerut for cheering Pakistan’s victory against India during a recent cricket match, an action that sparked an outrage in Kashmir.
    “I am not aware of sedition charges. I am not aware of what level the decision is taken. I will get back to you once I brief myself more on this,” party spokesperson Shashi Tharoor

  • Revised power tariff norms to negatively impact utilities: S&P

    Mumbai: The revised tariff norms by the central electricity regulator will have a negative impact on the margins of state-owned utilities like NTPC, Power Grid and NHPC according to Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services.

  • Cong files complaint against BJP for flouting model code

    Jaipur:  Rajasthan Congress today accused BJP government in the state of violating model code of conduct by not removing its publicity hoardings despite the announcement of Lok Sabha polls yesterday.

  • Aurobindo Pharma gets US FDA OK for generic of Avelox tablets

    NEW DELHI: Aurobindo Pharma Ltd today received an approval from the US Food and Drug Administration for the generic version of anti-infection drug Avelox, according to information available on the regulator’s website.

  • 3 killed as car overturns

    Burdwan (WB): Three persons were killed and four others injured when the car carrying them overturned near Urochati under Galsi police station in Burdwan district today, the police said.

  • Sales from small cities would surpass metros’:

    New Delhi: Online apparel retailer expects sales from small cities and towns to take over that from metros in the next five years on the back of increase in Internet penetration as well as young buyers.

  • Pak denies PM Sharif blamed India for court attack

    Islamabad: Pakistan today dismissed as incorrect media reports that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had accused Indian intelligence agencies of being behind the attack on a local court that killed 11 people.

  • Speed up appointments to Police Complaints Authority: HC

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today asked Maharashtra government to expedite the process to fill up vacancies in the Police Complaints Authority, set up at the state and district level, and make it functional.

  • Sensex touches new high of 21,525 on foreign buying

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets soared to a new high of 21,525 points Thursday, led by strong buying support from foreign funds ahead of the general elections.

  • RSS meet begins, expansion plans on agenda

    Bangalore: The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Thursday began its annual meeting here to chalk out plans for expanding its activities across India.

  • Chidambaram for speedier punishment to combat corruption

    New Delhi: Critical of the judiciary for taking too long to punish the guilty, Finance Minister P Chidambaram today said the country needs speedier enforcement of laws to combat corruption.

  • FICCI slams US for pressurising India on IPR laws

    New Delhi: Indian industry Thursday slammed the US for pressurising India to increase its intellectual property rights (IPR) protection, saying such tactics are aimed at protecting its own private corporate interests over the interest of India’s citizens.

  • Girl killed, 24 others injured in road mishap

    Etah: A young girl was today killed and 24 other school children were injured when their vehicle overturned in Nagla Kalua area under Marhara police station, police said.

  • Crimean parliament asks to join Russia as EU leaders meet

    Simferopol (Ukraine): The local parliament in Crimea took another step towards seceding from Ukraine today, asking to become part of Russia as EU leaders held an emergency summit to deal with the worst East-West crisis since the Cold War.

  • Rahul casts the net to catch fisherfolk votes!

    Mumbai: Armed with his disarming style and youthful charm, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Thursday cast a net wide to catch the votes of the seven million strong fisherfolk community in Maharashtra.