Free Press Journal
  • Vaiko to contest from Tamil Nadu’s Virudhunagar

    Chennai:  MDMK leader Vaiko will contest from Tamil Nadu’s Virudhunagar Lok Sabha constituency as part of the six-party front in the state announced by the BJP Thursday, the party said.

  • Mamata slams BJP as a ‘communal’ party

    Murshidabad: Keeping in mind the four-way contest in West Bengal in the ensuing Lok Sabha elections, Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee today slammed the BJP as a “communal party” and urged the people to ensure that votes were not split.

  • HC allows Railways to increase height of platforms to 920 mm

    Mumbai: Acting on the recommendation of an experts’ committee appointed to examine gaps between the footboard of local trains and the railway platforms, the Bombay High Court today directed the Railways to go ahead with increasing the height of platforms from 900 mm to 920 mm.

  • Sensex slips 93 points on possible US interest rate hike

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Thursday closed 93 points down on reports of US tapering that led to selling in interest-sensitive capital goods, banks and automobile stocks.

  • Coalgate: CBI to record the statement of key PM aide TKA Nair

    New Delhi: Nearly one-and-a-half-years after starting probe in coalgate, CBI is likely to examine as a witness TKA Nair, advisor to Prime Minister, in connection with alleged irregularities in the allocation of coal blocks.

  • AAP seeks Election Commission’s intervention

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party today sought the Election Commission’s “urgent intervention” in the Reliance Gas issue and has asked it to probe how much money is being given by Mukesh Ambani led-Reliance Industries to Congress and other parties for elections.

  • Modi ‘epicentre’ of trouble within BJP: Cong

    New Delhi: Taking potshots at Narendra Modi in the wake of BJP leader LK Advani expressing displeasure over not being fielded as an election candidate from Bhopal, Congress today said that the party’s Prime Ministerial nominee was the “epicentre” of all troubles within the saffron outfit.

  • If Advani doesn’t trust Modi, how can country trust him: Cong

    Mumbai: Congress today claimed there was a “trust deficit” among BJP leaders and took a dig at the saffron party asking how the country could trust its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, when senior party leader L K Advani did not.
    Addressing a press conference here, Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi said in less than 24 hours the country had seen the true face of the BJP.

  • ‘Perfectly planned’ suicide finds space in medical journal

    New Delhi: Despite planning a “perfect suicide”, a medical professional here was saved by doctors using an unusual medical technique and the report in this regard has found place in the Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine (IJCCM).

  • HC sets aside policies on house allotments under CM’s quota

    Mumbai: Describing as “illegal” the policies of Maharashtra government for allotment of houses to needy persons under the Chief Minister’s discretionary quota, the Bombay High Court today set aside these schemes.

  • UPA allies pledge support to each other in LS polls

    Ranchi: The three ruling UPA allies in Jharkhand, the JMM, the Congress and the RJD, today pledged that there would not be any friendly contests among the 14 seats they shared for the ensuing general elections.

  • Daimler begins exports of FUSO trucks to Tanzania

    Chennai: Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), wholly owned subsidiary of German auto major Daimler AG, along with Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC), also a Daimler group company, has begun shipping its FUSO range of trucks to Tanzania from the company’s facility near here.

  • Moody’s projects BJP victory in general elections

    New Delhi: Projecting the ouster of the UPA government after a disappointing second term, research firm Moody’s Analytics today said the BJP is likely to form the next government after the general elections.

  • RBI Policy: Poll unanimous of status quo on repo rate Apr 1

    Mumbai: Given Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan’s track record of surprising financial markets with his monetary policy decisions, the confidence with which market participants expect status quo on interest rates at the upcoming review is remarkable.