Free Press Journal
  • Kidney scam: Court grants bail to kingpin in laundering case

    New Delhi: Amit Kumar, alleged kingpin of a kidney transplant racket, has been granted bail in a money laundering case by a Delhi court which said no fruitful purpose would be served by keeping him behind bars for an indefinite period as the trial is still pending.

  • Infighting in BJP over Amritsar LS seat

    Amritsar: The tussle in BJP over Amritsar Lok Sabha seat today surfaced with a section of party’s local unit demanding that Arun Jaitley be fielded from the constituency in stead of sitting MP Navjot Singh Sidhu.

  • Three more Congress leaders join TDP

    Hyderabad: Exodus of Congress leaders to Telugu Desam Party continued with two MLAs and a former legislator joining the main opposition party of Andhra Pradesh today.

  • Role of media important in democracy: Mamata

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today stressed the importance of media in democracy, saying it could play a vital role in strengthening the federal structure of a country.

  • Woman injured while warding off molesters

    Hyderabad: A married woman was injured when two drunkards allegedly attacked her with a blade when she resisted their bid to outrage her modesty at her house in Lakshminagar area here today, police said.

  • Govt indifferent to border area problems: BJP

    Jammu: BJP in Jammu and Kashmir today hit out at the state government saying it remained “perpetually indifferent” to the problems of people of border area people.

  • Premature birth linked to asthma

    London:Is your kid suffering from asthma and wheezing disorders? The reason may be the child’s premature birth, research showed.

  • Britain takes first ever Paralympic gold

    Sochi:Britain struck their first ever gold medal at the Winter Paralympics here Monday as Kelly Gallagher took the women’s alpine visually-impaired super G title.

  • “Liberated” Amar Singh “ashamed” of derogatory remarks against Sonia

    NEW DELHI: Former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh, who joined Ajit Singh-led Rashriya Lok Dal today, said in an interaction CNN-IBN that he was “ashamed and apologetic” about his past statements against senior political leaders that may have been derogatory.

  • Pappu Yadav joins RJD, RJD legislator joins JD-U

    Patna: Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav, the former MP who was acquitted last year in the murder of a CPI-M leader, Monday joined the RJD. He is set to contest the Lok Sabha polls from Madhepura.

  • Punjab Cong moves EC against Akali’s conference

    Chandigarh: Punjab Congress today moved the state election commission against a proposed political conference by ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) at Anandpur Sahib on March 16, saying that it is a violation of the model code of conduct in force for the Lok Sabha polls.

  • Cong leaves chunk of western UP seats to allies for LS polls

    New Delhi: Facing a difficult Lok Sabha election, Congress today virtually left a major part of western Uttar Pradesh to allies by giving as many as eight seats to Ajit Singh’s RLD and three to Mahan Dal of Keshav Maurya.

  • Nuclear power programme is mindless pursuit of greed: Bhushan

    New Delhi: Terming the nuclear power programme as “mindless pursuit of greed” because of the heavy investment involved, AAP today said that if the government wants to come up with nuclear plants, a decision on this should only be taken after consulting the locals.

  • Bhatkal’s bail plea dismissed

    New Delhi: A court here Monday dismissed the bail application of Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal and his aide Asadullah Akhtar for the Sep 13, 2008 Karol Bagh blasts.

  • 4 candidates barred from contesting Lok Sabha polls

    Gonda: Four candidates who had contested the previous Lok Sabha polls from Gonda and Kaiserganj seats have been barred from contesting the elections for three years for violating Election Commission directives.