Free Press Journal
  • JD (U) expels Sabir Ali for praising Modi

    New Delhi: Expelled Janata Dal (United) leader Sabir Ali on Monday praised Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi’s work.

  • India yet to take call on Geneva vote on Sri Lanka

    New Delhi: India is yet to take a final call on whether to vote for a UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution against Sri Lanka in Geneva on March 28 as the government is waiting for the final shape of the resolution, official sources said.

  • Bhutia has assets in excess of Rs.16 crore

    Kolkata: Football icon Bhaichung Bhutia, contesting the Lok Sabha polls as a Trinamool Congress candidate from West Bengal’s Darjeeling constituency, possesses assets worth more than Rs.16 crore.

  • Cong keeps up suspense on its candidate for Varanasi

    New Delhi: Congress today kept up the suspense over its possible candidate in Varanasi to take on BJP’s prime ministerial Narendra Modi as it came out with a fresh list of 16 nominees for Lok Sabha polls.

  • Admission stalemate persists, Stay on draw of lots to continue

    New Delhi: The agonising wait for parents to get their children admitted in nursery was prolonged as the Delhi High Court today said its stay on fresh draw of lots will continue till Friday when it will hear pleas against the admission guidelines.

  • Kerry meets Sharif, discusses ties with India

    Washington: US Secretary of State John Kerry today met Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at the Hague on the sidelines of a global summit, during which they discussed bilateral and regional issues including Indo-Pak ties for enhanced prosperity and stability in the region.

  • Jaiprakash to sell stake in Bokaro unit to Dalmia for Rs 690cr

    New Delhi: Jaiprakash Associates today decided to sell its entire 74 per cent stake in Bokaro Jaypee Cement to Dalmia Cement for a consideration of Rs 690 crore, in a move that will help the infra major trim debt.

  • Will resume mining if SC lifts ban: Parrikar

    Panaji: Mining operations in Goa can resume immediately if the Supreme Court lifts the ban it had imposed earlier and the Union government revokes suspension of mandatory environmental clearances, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said today.

  • Parrikar refuses to comment over Jaswant’s exit

    Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today preferred to stay away from commenting over the controversy surrounding BJP leader Jaswant Singh’s exit from BJP.

  • Bihar BJP’s leader to follow Jaswant’s footsteps

    Patna: Bihar BJP senior leader Lal Muni Choubey, who was denied ticket from Buxar, today announced to contest the upcoming Lok Sabha polls as an independent candidate from the same seat, terming party president Rajnath Singh as the ‘president of slaves’.

  • Co-pilot on missing plane was flying without minder

    Kuala Lumpur: The co-pilot of the missing Malaysian plane had just completed his evaluation to fly the Boeing 777-200 plane and was flying for the first time without a “check co-pilot” monitoring his work, the airlines said today.

  • Poll affidavits of top two candidates to be under IT scanner

    New Delhi: Poll affidavits of top two vote gaining candidates will be scrutinised by CBDT for their tax statements and liabilities as part of multi-pronged approach to curb blackmoney instances in the poll process.