Free Press Journal
  • EC sends poll dates to govt; Law Ministry upset at delay

    New Delhi: The Election Commission today sent the mandatory recommendation for notifying the Lok Sabha poll dates to the Law Ministry but the latter is upset over the “delay” that took place in this process.

  • Federal Front growing with each passing day: TMC MP

    Kolkata: In the backdrop of the phone call AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa made to Mamata Banerjee, Trinamool Congress MP Sultan Ahmed today claimed it indicated that the West Bengal Chief Minister’s vision of a Federal Front was a “growing force”.

  • BJP should be paid back in same coin on social media: Digvijay

    New Delhi: Congress leader Digvijay Singh today asked party’s youth brigade to launch a strong, fearless and “tit for tat” campaign against Narendra Modi on social media while describing him as “coward” and the “biggest liar”.

  • Corruption rampant in public services: Survey

    New Delhi: On the eve of Women’s Day, a survey on females has revealed that corruption has risen to alarming levels in public services like water, electricity, public distribution system, health services, housing, municipal, police and judiciary.

  • BJP will win a clear majority on its own strength: Rajnath Singh

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Rajnath Singh said that the party was prepared for the upcoming elections and aims to win a clear majority on its own strength’, as the world’s largest democracy goes to polls after the Election Commission announced the dates, dubbed as the largest elections to be held in nine phases.

  • Railgate: Court orders framing of charges against 10 accused

    New Delhi: A special court here has ordered framing of charges against former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal’s nephew Vijay Singla and nine others for their alleged roles in the Rs 10 crore cash-for-post railway bribery case.

  • Jindal slams Obama, describes him as worst US president

    Washington: Preparing ground for his potential presidential run in 2016, Indian-American Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has slammed Barack Obama as the worst president in history and took a dig at his inability to stop Russia from invading Ukraine.

  • Pak warns Taliban of military operation if attacks continue

    Islamabad: Pakistan’s defence minister today warned the Pakistani Taliban that the government would be compelled to launch a full-scale military operation if the banned militant group violates the ceasefire.

  • Kashmiri students cheering Pak a “political statement”: BJP

    New Delhi: Amid controversy over police action against Kashmiri students after they cheered Pakistan’s victory over India in a cricket match, BJP today said their action conveyed a “political statement” and caused “suspicion” in the minds of a very large number of people.

  • Arvind Kejriwal on private jet

    Kejriwal travels by chartered plane

    Arvind Kejriwal on private jet
    New Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal, who has been attacking major political leaders for using chartered aircraft of corporates, today created flutter by himself travelling in such an aircraft from Jaipur to Delhi this evening.

  • Vengsarkar hopes for India’s improved display in World T20

    Mumbai: Though disappointed at the India’s pathetic performance over the last few months, former skipper Dilip Vengsarkar is optimistic about the Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led side’s chances in the upcoming ICC World T20 championship in Bangladesh.

  • Mumbai district gears up for polls

    Mumbai: Mumbai district collector Shaila A today said that a single-window clearance system will be put in place so that political parties can obtain various campaigning-related permissions quickly.

  • Nifty breaches landmark 6,500 to hit lifetime closing high

    Mumbai: Strong appetite for Indian stocks due to improving domestic macro outlook amidst global buoyancy provided took the bellwether Nifty to a milestone of a 6,500-points close, at a new lifetime high on the NSE today.

  • DoT to seek fresh legal view on allocating spectrum to TTSL

    New Delhi: The Department of Telecom may seek fresh legal opinion on the Cabinet decision to allocate a spectrum slot to Tata Teleservices Ltd (TTSL) on the basis of 2001 rate of about Rs 1,658 crore per Mhz.

  • Cong demands probe into BSF recruitment of April 2012

    Jammu: Former minister and senior Congress leader Manjit Singh today demanded probe into recruitment of youth in Border Security Force (BSF) in April 2012 and denial of right to them to join duty.