Free Press Journal
  • Sensex, Nifty off all-time highs; fall for 2nd week

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE S&P Sensex came off its all-time intra-day high of 22,040.72 logged on Tuesday, and closed down for the second week in a row in a range-bound trade during the extended week.

  • Federal Bank shares up 6.5% on RBI move

    Mumbai: Shares of Federal Bank today surged 6.5 per cent after the RBI said foreign investors will be allowed to purchase stake in the private bank.

  • Congress assures solution to drug menace in Goa

    Panaji: The Congress party in Goa has promised to offer a solution to the vexed drug mafia issue in its election manifesto for the current Lok Sabha polls.

  • SIT powerless,independent agency should have probed riots: Cong

    New Delhi: With Congress stepping up attack on Narendra Modi on 2002 riots issue, party leader Kapil Sibal today said like in corruption cases, the Supreme Court should have handed over Gujarat riots probe to an independent agency as the SIT had little powers to arrest or carry out searches.

  • Modi: Worrying signs of a one-man show

    What has been feared about Narendra Modi is proving to be true. The rough-and-ready manner in which he has been imposing his writ on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) may refurbish his image of being a “strong” leader, but it also highlights his Gujarat “model” of authoritarian governance, which may be a cause of concern both inside and outside the BJP.

  • AirAsia India closer to launch, gets first Airbus A-320

    Chennai: Inching closer to launch its operations, new no-frill carrier AirAsia India today took delivery of its first Airbus A-320 as it landed in Chennai after flying in from Toulouse headquarters of the European aircraft manufacturer.

  • JUA wants parties to include media issues in manifestos

    Guwahati: Safety and security of journalists, implementation of Majithia Wage Board, insurance and pension for journalists are some of the issues the Journalists’ Union of Assam (JUA) wants political parties to include in their election manifestos for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

  • M J Akbar joins BJP

    New Delhi: Author and senior journalist M J Akbar today joined BJP in the presence of party president Rajnath Singh.

  • Loop Telecom Ltd plea for settlement: Court order on Mar 27

    New Delhi: A special CBI court today fixed March 27 for pronouncing its order on a plea filed by Loop Telecom Limited seeking directions for referring the matter to Lok Adalat for “settlement” in a case arising out of the 2G scam probe.

  • Chiranjeevi disapproves of actor-brother meeting Modi

    Visakhapatnam: Union Minister and Congress leader K Chiranjeevi today disapproved of his actor-brother Pawan Kalyan, who has launched a new political party, meeting BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.