Free Press Journal
  • Kejriwal has diverted from real issues: Bitta

    New Delhi: All-India Anti-Terrorist Front chief MS Bitta today hit out at AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal over the latter’s support for the clemency plea of convicted terrorist Devinderpal Singh Bhullar, who is facing capital punishment.

  • Services pip Vidarbha to enter quarter-finals of Hazare Trophy

    Kolkata: Rajat Paliwal scored his second successive century and was involved in a 195-run partnership with skipper Yashpal Singh, which guided minnows Services into the quarter-finals of the Vijay Hazare Trophy with a one-wicket win over Vidarbha in an exciting finish here today.

  • Ordinance lapse puts spanner in Sebi action against fraudsters

    New Delhi: With about two months having passed since an ordinance giving extra powers to Sebi lapsed, the regulator is finding it tough to initiate action against entities suspected to be involved in market manipulation and fraudulent activities.

  • Rebel RJD leader to take on Lalu’s daughter

    Patna:Former RJD leader Ram Kirpal Yadav, who revolted after being denied ticket for the Lok Sabha polls, Monday said he will contest from Patliputra here against party chief Lalu Prasad’s daughter.

  • HC notices to RIL, AP govt, Centre & CBI on KG-basin issue

    Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh High Court today issued notices to Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), the CBI, Andhra Pradesh government, Centre and the Directorate General of Hydrocarbons on the issue of gas supplies from D-6 in KG-Basin.

  • Law panel favours disqualification upon framing of charges

    New Delhi: The Law Commission has favoured disqualification of a candidate on framing of charges by a court, saying it has significant potential to check criminals entering the poll arena and dubbed disqualification upon conviction as “incapable” of curbing criminals in politics.

  • 35 injured in bus accident

    Dindigul: Thirty five persons, most of them students, were injured when a bus from Vadugapatti to Dindigul carrying 50 passengers overturned at Thennampatti near here today, police said.

  • Goa NCP waiting for decision on seat-sharing for LS polls

    Panaji: Goa unit of NCP today said that the party is waiting for the decision by its top leaders as well as Congress high command over the seat sharing between the two parties for two Parliamentary seats in the state.

  • Cong wants to do politics for new class of 70 cr people: Rahul

    Tonk: Launching Congress’ Lok Sabha campaign in Rajasthan, Rahul Gandhi today claimed that 15 crore people were pulled out of poverty by the UPA government and a “new class” of 70 crore people has emerged who are below the middle class level and his party wants to do politics for them.

  • Coal India output loss seen 3-4 mln tn on 3-day staff strike

    KOLKATA: The three-day strike called by the officers of Coal India Ltd from Thursday might lead to a production loss of 3.4 mln tn and derail any hopes of meeting its production target for the financial year ending Mar 31, said V.P. Singh, president of the Coal Mines Officers Association.

  • Maoist leader held, huge ammunition seized in Jharkhand

    Medininagar: A CPI (Maoist) sub-zonal commander and his associate were arrested and a huge quantity of arms and ammunition was seized from them in the jungle area under Panki police station in Palamau district today, police said.

  • BGB to intensify patrolling along Indo-Bangla border

    Shillong: The Border Guards of Bangladesh has agreed to intensify patrolling along the 1,880 km-long Indo-Bangladesh border in India’s north east to check infiltration and cross-border crimes ahead of the Lok Sabha elections in the region scheduled early next month, officials said today.

  • Nitish’s PM ambitions led to alliance break-up: Modi

    Purnea (Bihar): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s ambition to become prime minister led to the break-up of the alliance between the Janata Dal-United and the Bharatiya Janata Party, BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said Monday.

  • AP panchayat polls to be held in April

    Hyderabad: Elections to the Panchayat Raj institutions in Andhra Pradesh have been announced today and will be held in April.

  • Coal-linkage to Captive Power Plants being ignored: ICPPA

    Bhubaneswar: Lack of coal-linkage to Captive Power Plants (CPPs) seems to be “hurting” industries and the economy as CPP-based industries directly contribute to 18 per cent of the country’s GDP, an ICPPA official said today.

  • One killed, 14 injured in clash between Congress and TDP men

    Hyderabad: One person was killed and 14 others were injured in a clash between and Congress and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) workers in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh today after a petty dispute over fetching drinking water, the police said.