Free Press Journal
  • Sahara case: Hearing deferred in SC, Roy to remain in jail

    New Delhi: Sahara group chief Subrata Roy will have to remain in jail for some more time with the Supreme Court deferring hearing of the Rs.20,000 crore refund case that was slated for tomorrow.

  • Contesting LS polls a matter of survival for MNS: Chavan

    Mumbai: A day after MNS chief Raj Thackeray endorsed BJP’s PM nominee Narendra Modi and announced his party’s decision to contest Lok Sabha polls, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan today said MNS entered the electoral fray because its political survival is at stake.

  • ID card must for carrying cash more than Rs 50,000: IT Dept

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Income tax department today said that any person carrying cash more than Rs 50,000 would have to show ID proof along with documents related to the source of the cash, in view of the Model code of Conduct.

  • Over 2 lakh fresh voters apply for enrolment in Punjab

    Chandigarh: Over two lakh people applied for their enrolment as fresh voters across Punjab during a voter enrolment drive on March 9, an Election Commission official said here today.

  • Left parties to contest 12 seats in TN

    Chennai: Firm on contesting on their own after being ditched by AIADMK, the two left parties– CPI and CPM were expected to meet on March 15 to identify the 12 Lok Sabha seats they planned to contest in Tamil Nadu.

  • Fletcher is a 1.5/10, appoint Dravid as chief coach: Gavaskar

    New Delhi: Former captain Sunil Gavaskar today lashed out at chief coach Duncan Fletcher and called for his immediate ouster while suggesting the name of Rahul Dravid as the next coach of the Indian cricket team.

  • Plea against Kejriwal: Court records complainant’s statement

    New Delhi: A court here today recorded the statement of a complainant against former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for allegedly giving “misleading information” in the affidavit which he had filed ahead of the Assembly elections last year.

  • BJP says Mahasweta sought ticket for daughter, writer denies it

    Kolkata: BJP’s West Bengal unit president Rahul Sinha Monday claimed  eminent author Mahasweta Devi had approached him after the Trinamool Congress refused to honour its promise of fielding her foster daughter from Alipurduar Lok Sabha seat. She denied the claim.

  • India Bullion: Down as strong US data weakens COMEX futures

    MUMBAI: Gold futures contracts were trading lower on domestic exchanges today tracking the weakness in COMEX futures, where strong US non-farm payrolls data released Friday dented safe-haven demand for the metal, analysts said.

  • Antony asks DRDO, Navy to ensure safety in nuclear assets

    New Delhi: Defence Minister A K Antony has asked the Navy and the DRDO to maintain highest safety standards in the nuclear submarine fleet of the country after the mishap at the site of an under-construction vessel at Vishakhapatnam in which one person was killed.

  • National Cyber Authority on the anvil: DRDO

    Chennai: Intending to check cyber attacks on government websites in the country, the Centre was evolving a National Cyber Authority to lay down policies for Indian cyber world, a top DRDO official said here today.

  • East Bengal look to end winless run against Mohammedan

    Kolkata: Relegation-threatened Mohammedan Sporting and struggling East Bengal take on each other in a re-arranged fixture of the I-League at the Salt Lake Stadium here tomorrow.

  • SC says drug clinical trial deaths “serious”, seeks govt affidavit

    –SC seeks govt affidavit in 4 weeks on drug clinical trial deaths
    –Drug clinical trial death cases “very serious”
    –Will take more steps if clinical drug trial deaths continue
    –Why not compensate severely hit drug trial subjects also
    –Petitioner to SC: Over 3,000 drug clinical trial deaths 2012, 2013
    –Centre to SC: Only 89 drug clinical trial deaths in 2012, 2013.

  • MNS’ support for Modi’s PM bid immaterial: Athawale

    Thane: RPI (A) leader Ramdas Athawale today downplayed MNS’ endorsement of Narendra Modi as the Prime Ministerial candidate of BJP and said Raj Thackeray’s support for Modi is immaterial.

  • CBI files charge sheet in coal block allocation case

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Monday filed its first charge sheet in the coal block allocation scam case against the Navabharat Power Pvt. Ltd. and its two directors here.