Free Press Journal
  • BJD may not re-nominate all sitting legislators

    Bhubaneswar: Ruling BJD, which is witnessing a continuous inflow of leaders from rival parties, today indicated that it may not re-nominate all sitting legislators for the Assembly and Parliamentary elections even as some party leaders announced unwillingness to contest the polls.

  • Ashok Agarwal quits AAP

    New Delhi: In a jolt to Aam Aadmi Party, National Executive member Ashok Agarwal today quit the party, saying it has become “directionless” and functions like a private limited company.

  • 14 Indians in WEF’s Young Global Leaders class of 2014

    New Delhi: As many as 14 Indians, including Flipkart’s Sachin Bansal and noted film director Farhan Akhtar, have made it to the list of over 200 young global leaders recognised by the World Economic Forum.

  • Paes-Stepanek pair move to Indian Wells quarterfinals

    Indian Wells (USA): Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek downed Jonathan Erlich and Richard Gasquet in straight sets to reach the quarter-finals of the ATP Indian Wells Masters tournament, here.

  • Process of division of AP police staff has started: DGP

    Hyderabad: The process of division of police personnel and infrastructure between Telangana and the successor state has begun, Andhra Pradesh Director General of Police B Prasada Rao said here today.

  • ‘Ignored’, Mallika Sarabhai not to contest LS polls

    Ahmedabad: Noted danseuse and Aam Aadmi Party member Mallika Sarabhai, who unsuccessfully contested against BJP patriarch L K Advani in 2009, does not want to enter the fray this time as she feels apparently ignored in the Arvind Kejriwal-led party.

  • TN polls: AIADMK, DMK in battle gear; Cong in disarray

    Chennai: Two major Dravidian parties, AIADMK and DMK have already plunged into the poll battle ground in Tamil Nadu, while the much touted BJP led grand alliance still immersed in parleys with partners and the Congress left in lurch scouring for a strategy.

  • Resolution of US concerns on nuke liability law unlikely soon

    New Delhi: Suppliers’ concerns over India’s nuclear liability law that have held up new agreements on construction of nuclear plants in the country are not likely to be resolved soon — going by indications given by top Indian and US officials here Tuesday.

  • Rahul levelling ‘mischievous’ allegations: BJP

    New Delhi: BJP today termed Rahul Gandhi’s remarks linking RSS to the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi as an attempt by the Congress Vice-President to divert attention of the people from core issues by levelling “mischievous” allegations.

  • Teesta cheated Godhra 2002 riots victims: Guj police tells HC

    Mumbai: Opposing the petition filed by social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband seeking quashing of an FIR against them for alleged misappropriation of funds, Gujarat police today told Bombay High Court that the duo had cheated victims of 2002 Godhra riots and “embezzled funds” collected in their name.

  • 2 Indians charged with rioting in Singapore

    Singapore: Two Indians and two Bangladeshis were today charged with rioting following a fight in the north-eastern part of Singapore, barely three months after the country’s worst riot in 40 years.

  • Five-day Hyderabad air show to start tomorrow

    Mumbai: The fourth edition of the Hyderabad international air show will kick off tomorrow, which is likely to see signing of some big ticket deals by the domestic aviation players.