Free Press Journal
  • Scotland Yard accused of lack of transparency

    London: The Scotland Yard, Britain’s premier police force, has been accused of being opaque and trying to withhold information from public about crimes by adopting an ‘if asked’ policy.

  • Voda accused of secretly sharing data with British agency

    New Delhi: Major telecom player Vodafone has been accused by the Union Home Ministry of secretly sharing subscriber data with a British intelligence and security organisation, a charge denied by the company.

  • Malaysia expands search area for missing jet, mystery deepens

    Kuala Lumpur: The “unprecedented mystery” of a missing Malaysian plane deepened today as no trace of its wreckage found even after three days of multinational operations, prompting authorities to expand the area of search and look into “every angle” including hijacking.

  • Thane building crash: Bail pleas of five accused rejected

    Thane: A local court today rejected the bail applications of five persons, including civic officials, arrested for the last year’s building collapse in Shil-Phata near here in which 74 people were killed.

  • Nifty at all time new peak in volatile trades, up by 11 points

    Mumbai: The market gained modestly to attain new all-time record highs after buying in key counters of banking, energy, infra and auto led the benchmark to end at 6,537.25, with a modest gain of 10.60 points at the National Stock Exchange (NSE) here today.

  • Udit Raj accuses Kejriwal of cheating Dalits

    New Delhi: BJP leader Udit Raj today accused Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal of “cheating” the dalits in the recently held Delhi Assembly elections.

  • TN Cong chief calls on Sonia, aspirants list scrutiny tomorrow

    Chennai: Against the background of being left alone to fight the Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu, Tamil Nadu Congress President B S Gnanadesikan today called on party chief Sonia Gandhi in Delhi and discussed the poll scenario.

  • Talwars, makers of ‘Rahaysa’ continue to spar on pvt screening

    Mumbai: The dispute between the Talwars, convicted for the murder of their teenage daughter Aarushi and makers of yet-to-be-released film ‘Rahasya’ continued over its private screening today even as the Bombay High Court asked the producers if they are ready to allow a family member of the girl, to watch the movie.

  • Sedition case: Readmission only after probe report comes

    Meerut: The Kashmiri students who were expelled from their college here after being slapped with sedition charges for allegedly cheering the Pakistan cricket team can only get readmission after they are cleared of the charges in the probe, Subharti University said today.

  • PIL seeks CBI probe into double flat allotment from CM’s quota

    Mumbai: Disputing facts mentioned in a government affidavit on instances of double allotment of flats from Chief Minister’s discretionary quota, a PIL today urged the Bombay High Court to order a CBI probe into such irregularities.

  • Samajwadi word in name of ambulance service taken from Constitution: Akhilesh

    Lucknow: Following objection by EC on use of word ‘Samajwadi’ in the name of an ambulance service being run in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today defended the name saying that the word was derived from the Constitution.
    The EC on Saturday issued a notice to the SP government for using word ‘Samajwadi’ in the name of the service run under National Rural Health Mission.

  • No row over Lucknow seat, says BJP

    Lucknow/New Delhi: BJP’s president Rajnath Singh and the party’s Lucknow MP Lalji Tandon Monday refuted reports of differences within the Bharatiya Janata Party over fielding the party chief from the Uttar Pradesh capital.

  • AHRC declared a permanent body

    Guwahati: The Assam Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has been declared a permanent body by the state government with effect from the date of its constitution.

  • Mutual funds’ assets under management touches record high

    Mumbai: The domestic mutual fund industry touched a new high in February, with a 1.45 per cent rise in assets under management, to a record of Rs 9.16 trillion on the back of inflows into income and equity-related funds, ratings agency Crisil said today.

  • Nitish’s arrogance higher than Mt Everest: Modi

    Purnea: Escalating attack on Nitish Kumar, Narendra Modi today said his “ambition” to become Prime Minister drove him to split from BJP and accused him of possessing Himalayan arrogance that made him spurn flood aid from Gujarat.

  • Mukul Sangma govt accused of being insensitive to ILP protests

    Shillong: Opposition Meghalaya People’s Forum (MPF) today accused the Mukul Sangma-led Congress government of being ‘insensitive’ to agitating pressure groups demanding introduction of the ILP to check influx and in the process fans militancy in the state.