Free Press Journal
  • Zee rebuts Dhoni’s allegations, says moved SC with evidences

    New Delhi: Country’s leading media company Zee Media Corporation Limited today vehemently rebutted the allegations in the defamation civil suit filed by India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the Madras High Court, where he alleged Zee news of telecasting “malicious” news about him.

  • Meira Kumar’s niece gets BSP ticket on Sasaram (SC) LS seat

    Patna: Apparently seeking to challenge her aunt’s claim to inherit legacy of iconic Congress leader Jagjivan Ram, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar’s niece Medhavi Kirti has entered the electoral ring against her in Sasaram (SC) Lok Sabha seat on BSP ticket.

  • No funds to give 50% waiver on power bills: Delhi govt to HC

    New Delhi: The city government today told the Delhi High Court that erstwhile Arvind Kejriwal-led cabinet’s decision to give 50 per cent waiver on power arrears of people who did not pay their bills from October 2012 to December 2013 cannot be implemented due to non-allocation of funds for the same in the budget for 2013-14.

  • BJP leaders scrambling for safe seat,so where’s Modi wave:Cong

    New Delhi: Congress today sought to puncture BJP’s claim of a Narendra Modi wave in Lok Sabha polls saying the opposition party’s stalwarts including its PM candidate, Rajnath Singh and Arun Jaitely have turned “jittery” and are running “helter skelter” in search of safe seats.

  • Declare Maharashtra hailstorm as a national calamity, says BJP

    Mumbai: With five more farmers’ suicides reported during the last 24 hours, the number of such cases in hailstorm-affected districts in Maharashtra has gone upto 37, the BJP said here today, demanding that the natural disaster be declared a “national calamity”.

  • Malaysian oppn leader rules out ‘suicide’ by lost jet’s pilot

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia’s opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim today dismissed as “illogical” the speculation that the missing plane’s pilot – his relative and a staunch opposition supporter –  may have committed suicide.

  • Pak court issues warrants against Musharraf’s guarantors

    Islamabad: A Pakistani court in Balochistan has issued arrest warrants against the guarantors of former military dictator Pervez Musharraf after he failed to appear in connection with the 2006 Akbar Bugti murder case.

  • Not easy for BJP to get requisite numbers: Mamata

    Pailan (WB): Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee today said that it would not be easy for the BJP to get requisite numbers to form government at the Centre after the coming Lok Sabha elections, and asserted that the “arithmetic will get hazy as days pass”.

  • Former YSR Congress supporters join Telangana Rashtra Samiti

    Hyderabad: Former Andhra Pradesh minister Konda Surekha, who was once a supporter of the Jaganmohan Reddy-led YSR Congress, joined the K Chandrasekhar Rao-led Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) here today.

  • Khurshid to lead Indian delegation at n-security summit

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid will lead the Indian delegation at the third Nuclear Security Summit to be held at The Hague March 24-25, official sources said here Tuesday.

  • EGoM to take a call tomorrow on crop damage relief to states

    New Delhi: The Empowered Group of Ministers on crop damage, headed by Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, is scheduled to meet tomorrow to discuss about extending central relief to states hit by untimely rains and hailstorm.

  • No comment on top secret India-China war report: Government

    New Delhi: Citing the extreme sensitive nature of the contents, the government Tuesday declined to comment on sections of a classified report on the 1962 India-China war that have been posted online.

  • Henderson Brook report: Def Ministry refrains from comments

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Defence today refrained from commenting on the contents of the classified Henderson Brook report, portions of which have been uploaded on the Internet by an Australian journalist.

  • Mumbai bldg collapse: HC asks police not to arrest advocate

    Mumbai: Observing that advocate Sindha Shreedharan, charged with culpable homicide following collapse of a building in Mumbai killing seven persons, cannot be held solely responsible, Bombay High Court today directed police not to take coercive steps against her or any BMC official.

  • Karnataka BJP defends Sriramulu’s reinduction

    Bangalore: BJP’s Karnataka unit today defended the party’s decision to allow re-entry of BSR Congress chief B Sriramulu despite senior leader Sushma Swaraj’s open opposition, saying it had been cleared by the party’s parliamentary board.