Free Press Journal
  • JMM legislator quits party in dissent

    Ranchi: Unhappy with the functioning  of the party, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) legislator Hemlal Murmu quit the party Friday.

  • 1984 riots will be an issue in LS polls: Sukhbir

    Chandigarh: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal today said his party would rake up the 1984 anti-Sikh riots issue during the Lok Sabha polls.

  • CCI rejects Dish TV complaint against Hathway, Den, 4 others

    New Delhi: The Competition Commission has rejected Dish TV’s allegation that six Multi-System Operators (MSOs), including Den Networks and Hathway Cable & Datacom, abused their dominant market position.

  • Yet another mishap involving Navy warship; Commander dies

    Mumbai: The Indian navy suffered yet another mishap today with gas leakage in an under-construction warship in the Mazagaon Docks here, claiming the life of a Commander and hospitalisation of two dockyard employees.

  • IRNSS 1-B launch set for March 31

    Chennai:  India’s latest navigational satellite IRNSS 1-B would be launched onboard PSLV C-24 rocket from the spaceport at Sriharikota on March 31.

  • New government will need to make radical changes: Arun Shourie

    New Delhi: The new government that assumes power after the general elections in May will be required to make radical changes in the Indian system, former union minister for disinvestment Arun Shourie said Friday.

  • HC allows RInfra to amend defamation suit against AAP

    Mumbai: The Bombay High court today allowed Reliance Infrastructure (RInfra) to amend the Rs 100 crore defamation suit filed by it against Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) which alleged that the company was overcharging consumers in collusion with Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission.

  • India static at No. 2 position in T20 rankings

    Dubai: They might be out of action for quite sometime in this format of the game, but India managed to hold to their second position in the Reliance ICC T20I Team Rankings issued today.

  • IPL case: Court asks police to provide documents to accused

    New Delhi: Expressing concern over “repeated adjournment” in the IPL spot-fixing scandal case, a court here today directed the Delhi Police to supply the copies of charge sheet and other documents filed along with it to all accused, including suspended cricketers S Sreesanth and Ajit Chandila, by March 26.

  • Over 100 dead due to malnutrition in Pak’s Sindh: reports

    Karachi: Over 100 people, including many children, have reportedly died in Pakistan’s Sindh province due to severe malnutrition in what has been described as a famine-like situation that has alarmed the government.

  • Social security programmes are not doles but investment:Montek

    New Delhi: Defending government’s social security programmes, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia today said that it is wrong to call them “doles” as these are investments in delivery of services.

  • US diplomats not to be given extra privileges: hints India

    New Delhi:  In a clear indication that US diplomats will not be given any extra privileges, India today said diplomatic immunity will be granted strictly on reciprocal basis even as the special airport access to the American Ambassador here has not been restored even after two and half months.