Free Press Journal
  • RSS agent Anna responsible for flopping Mamata’s Jantantra rally : Maulana Barkati

    Kolkata: Maulana Barkati, Shahi Imam of Tipu Sultan Mosque on Wednesday heaped lavish praise on West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, for remaining true to herself , and slammed veteran anti corruption crusader Anna Hazare for betraying the Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief by not attending the rally.

  • Adopt self regulation for audience measurement: I&B Min

    Mumbai: In the wake of questions raised over transparency, reliability and credibility of television rating agencies, a senior information and broadcasting ministry official today recommended for self-regulation of television rating points (TRPs) by the stakeholders.

  • Delhi’s poll officer gets notice over Bangladeshi voters

    New Delhi: A court here Wednesday issued notice to Delhi’s chief electoral officer (CEO) on a plea that said Bangladeshi migrants and people from other states have enrolled in Delhi’s voters lists only to satisfy the vested interests of political parties.

  • ​Aberrations have crept in media, it must find solutions: PM

    New Delhi: Favouring self-regulation by media, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said some aberrations had crept into the “fiercely independent” journalism and it should itself find ways to remove them.

  • Delhi’s poll officer gets notice over Bangladeshi voters

    New Delhi: A court here Wednesday issued notice to Delhi’s chief electoral officer (CEO) on a plea that said Bangladeshi migrants and people from other states have enrolled in Delhi’s voters lists only to satisfy the vested interests of political parties.

  • Nitish gives back Modi in equal measure

    Patna: Paying back Narendra Modi in kind for his remarks of Himalayan arrogance, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today hit back at him saying “arrogance is dropping from every inch of his body”.

  • February retail inflation slows to 8.10 percent

    New Delhi: The consumer price index-based inflation or retail inflation for February slowed to 8.10 percent as compared to 8.79 percent in the previous month, government data showed Wednesday.

  • Court quashes case against Rahul for traffic ‘violation’

    Alappuzha (Ker): A Kerala court today quashed a case registered against Congress Vice-president Rahul Gandhi for climbing  atop a vehicle in “violation” of traffic rules during a youth Congress march in the state in January last after police defended his action citing security grounds.

  • Sahara head Roy seeks larger SC bench hearing against custody order

    –Sahara head Roy seeks hearing of release plea by larger SC bench
    –Sahara head Roy to SC: Order for custody “illegal”
    –SC to hear Sahara head Subrata Roy’s plea for release on Thu
    –SC refers Roy’s plea for release to bench hearing SEBI-Sahara case.

  • Sahara chief challenges detention by SC

    New Delhi: Beleaguered Sahara Chief Subrata Roy today challenged before the Supreme Court his detention order passed by a two-member bench calling it “illegal and unconstitutional” and demanded his release.

  • India CPI inflation falls to 25-mo low of 8.10% in Feb

    –India Feb CPI Combined inflation rate 8.10% vs 8.79% Jan
    –India Feb CPI Rural inflation rate 8.51% vs 9.35% Jan
    –India Feb CPI Urban inflation rate 7.55% vs 8.09% Jan
    –India Feb CPI food, beverage inflation 8.57% vs 9.90% Jan
    –India Feb CPI fuel, light inflation 6.13% vs 6.54% Jan
    –India Feb CPI cloth, bed, footwear inflation 9.22% vs 9.18%

  • Re ends 28 paise lower against dollar

    Mumbai: The rupee today lost 28 paise to close at 61.22 against the dollar due to sustained dollar demand from importers, ahead of release of key economic data later in the day.

  • Delhi Police files fresh charge sheet against Tunda

    New Delhi: Delhi Police today filed a supplementary charge sheet against Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) bomb expert Abdul Karim Tunda in connection with a case lodged in 1994 relating to recovery of explosives here.

  • No clues to missing Malaysian airliner in Vietnam

    Hanoi: Search operations for the fifth day Wednesday by Vietnamese aircraft and vessels failed to uncover any clue to the fate of the Malaysia Airlines plane that went missing early Saturday, officials said.

  • Pakistani court adjourns Mumbai attacks case till March 19

    Lahore: The hearing in the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks trial against seven Pakistani suspects was today adjourned till next week after the judge did not turn up, citing “security concerns”.

  • Highrise permit:Mah, BMC & 2 societies told to file affidavits

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today directed the Maharashtra government, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and Shubhada and Sukhada housing societies in Worli, to file their affidavits in reply to a petition alleging corruption in permissions granted to these buildings.

  • Cong defends Shinde’s ‘revenge’ remark against Naxals

    New Delhi: Congress today saw no wrong in Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde’s remarks vowing “revenge” for yesterday’s Naxal ambush in which 15 security personnel and a civilian were killed in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district.