Free Press Journal
  • Life ban for any player involved in fixing in IPL-7: Shukla

    Jaunpur (UP): Senior BCCI vice-president Rajeev Shukla today sounded out a warning that the cricket board will have zero-tolerance towards match-fixing and anyone found guilty of indulging in malpractices during IPL-7 will be “banned for life”.

  • Congress unnerved by BJP campaign in Udhampur: Jitendra

    Jammu: Describing the delay in announcing the Congress’ candidate for the Kathua-Udhampur Lok Sabha seat as “manifestation of its leadership’s confusion and nervousness”, BJP today said the people have sent out loud and clear signals of their support for Narendra Modi.

  • Tharoor, Thomas to be back in fray in Kerala

    Thiruvananthapuram: Union Ministers Shashi Tharoor and K V Thomas are among the 15 candidates to be put up by Congress in Kerala for the Lok Sabha polls.

  • SC to hear Sahara plea Thursday

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will Thursday hear the plea by Sahara group chief Subrata Roy challenging the court’s March 4 order sending him to judicial custody, which he described as illegal.

  • I am also facing exams like you: Modi to students

    Ahmedabad: Not only students appearing for board exams, but BJP’s prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi might also be facing exam blues this time as he has conceded that like them he is also taking an examination, albeit in the form of Lok Sabha elections.

  • Chandan Mitra says BJP will welcome Mamata with open arms

    KOLKATA: The Bharatiya Janata Party will welcome back Mamata Banerjee with open arms if the West Bengal chief minister decides to join the National Democratic Alliance after the Lok Sabha polls, BJP leader Chandan Mitra said.

  • TISS students who ‘stopped’ demolition squad told to meet DCP

    Mumbai: Observing that no person should try to obstruct a government servant from performing his duty, the Bombay High Court today asked 13 students of Tata Institute of Social Sciences, who have been charged for obstructing the demolition of illegal slums, to meet the DCP and explain their stand.

  • AAP releases fifth list of candidates

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Wednesday released its fifth list of 56 candidates for the Lok Sabha elections, which include eight from Bihar and nine from Uttar Pradesh.

  • BSE expels Parsoli Corp as trading member

    Mumbai:  BSE today expelled brokerage firm Parsoli Corporation as a trading member of the stock exchange for alleged violations of securities market norms.

  • Unfair to call Bansal tainted, says Cong, hints at giving ticket

    New Delhi: Faced with a dilemma over handing tickets to leaders facing allegations of corruption, Congress today gave indications that while former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal could be re-nominated from Chandigarh, Pune MP Suresh Kalmadi may not be fielded in the upcoming polls.

  • Plea seeks registration of case against Rahul on RSS remark

    Lakhimpur Kheri (UP): A plea was today filed in a court here seeking registration of an FIR against Rahul Gandhi for alleged defamation for his remarks holding RSS responsible for Mahatma Gandhi’s killing.

  • No airline can refuse to fly differently-abled people: Govt

    New Delhi: Heeding to years of pleas and protests by differently-abled people, government has finally come out with detailed rules governing their air travel by making it clear that no airline would refuse to fly them.

  • IAF aircraft on standby for Malaysian plane search ops

    New Delhi: The Indian Air Force today said it has kept its aircraft on standby for taking part in the search operations for locating the missing Malaysian plane with 239 people on board.

  • ICC welcomes BCCI’s decision to stage IPL matches in UAE

    Dubai: ICC Chief Executive David Richardson today welcomed the decision of the Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) to stage the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League matches in the United Arab Emirates.