Free Press Journal
  • Indonesians on board missing jet cleared of terror links

    Kuala Lumpur: Seven Indonesian nationals who were on board the Malaysian airliner that went missing March 8 have been cleared of any kind of terrorist links, it was announced Thursday.

  • Azad Maidan riots: HC asks if amount fixed for damage caused to persons

    Mumbai: Observing that Maharashtra government cannot neglect the damage caused to persons during the August 2012 Azad Maidan riots, the Bombay High Court today sought to know if an amount has been fixed towards damage caused to public property as well as persons.

  • Three Yadavs, a Meo to fight it out in Gurgaon

    Gurgaon: It will be an almost all-Yadav affair in the Gurgaon Lok Sabha constituency in Haryana, that borders Delhi to the south, where the towering corporate and residential towers that are islands of the affluent exist side by side with rural and primitive enclaves that have remained unchanged for decades.

  • Postal ballot for Mizoram refugees in Tripura

    Agartala/Aizawl: The tribal refugees, lodged in relief camps in Tripura for the past 17 years since they fled their villages in Mizoram, would cast their votes through postal ballots in the election for the lone parliamentary seat from Mizoram April 9, officials said Thursday.

  • Local Cong candidate from Amritsar more suited: Amarinder

    Chandigarh: With speculations doing the round that Congress might field Amarinder Singh to take against BJP leader Arun Jaitley from Amritsar, the former chief minister today said a local candidate of the party would be able to do more justice to the constituency.

  • TMC denies permission to hold Rahul’s meeting: Adhir

    Kolkata: West Bengal Pradesh Congress president Adhir Chowdhury today accused ruling Trinamool Congress of trying to prevent AICC vice-president Rahul Gandhi from holding meeting in the state by denying permission for the same.

  • Digvijay ‘unaware’ of speculations pitching him against Modi

    Bhopal: Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh today said he was unaware of some media reports which stated that he was expected to be fielded from Varanasi Lok Sabha seat against the BJP’s Prime Ministerial nominee.

  • New drug target for diabetes discovered

    Washington: In a breakthrough, Indian-origin scientists have identified a potential new therapeutic target for controlling high blood sugar – a finding that could help millions suffering from type 2 diabetes worldwide.

  • Gold falls for third day on sustained selling, global cues

    New Delhi: Gold prices fell for the third- straight day by dropping Rs 255 to Rs 30,425 per 10 grams in the national capital today on sustained selling by stockists in tandem with weakening global trend.

  • ED issues fresh summons to Karunanidhi’s wife in 2G case

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued fresh summons to DMK chief K Karunanidhi’s wife Dayalu Ammal in connection with its money laundering probe in the 2G spectrum allocation case.

  • Modi meets Advani; BJP says ‘no differences’ over tickets

    New Delhi: BJP today continued with its efforts to placate LK Advani, who is sulking over the party’s decision to field him from Gandhinagar despite his wish to contest from Bhopal, with senior leaders, including Narendra Modi, meeting him.

  • Cong open for electoral alliances in Telangana: Ponnala

    Hyderabad: Congress today claimed that it would win a chunk of seats in Telangana in upcoming Lok Sabha and Assembly elections even though the party is “open” for electoral alliances.