Free Press Journal
  • 1984 riots: court dismisses plea to prosecute cops

    New Delhi: A plea seeking the prosecution of four Delhi Police officers for allegedly destroying the records and files of a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, has been dismissed by a court here saying those documents were not relevant and their preservation was not required.

  • Notice to Goa government on e-tablet ‘scam’

    Panaji: The Bombay High Court’s Panaji bench, which is hearing a petition  alleging a multi-crore rupee scam in the distribution of 47,000 e-tablets to students, Tuesday issued notice to the chief secretary, a state government-run IT corporation’s head as well as several computer dealers in the state.

  • Lost Malaysian plane: How the conclusion was made

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia’s Acting Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said Tuesday that Britain’s Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) has provided further details about how the data was analysed and the Malaysian airliner was pronounced  “lost”.

  • Amarinder accuses BJP of ‘double standards’ on Blue Star issue

    Amritsar: Congress candidate from Amritsar Lok Sabha seat Amarinder Singh today accused BJP nominee Arun Jaitley of having “double standards” on the issues of Operation Blue Star and setting up a Blue Star Memorial for those who died within the precincts of the Golden Temple here.

  • Waqas, Monu trained IM men in Rajasthan, court told

    New Delhi: Suspected top Indian Mujahideen operatives Waqas and Tehsin Akhtar alias Monu stayed for a month in Rajasthan where they trained others in carrying out terror strikes, police told a court here.

  • Paltrow posts no-make up selfie on Twitter

    Los Angeles: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow has thanked water and its “healing power” by sharing her no make-up selfie on Twitter.

  • BJP demands PM’s apology over false information on Gujarat

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday demanded an apology from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over a tweet by his media advisor, providing wrong information regarding economic development of Gujarat.

  • Intelligence agencies did a great job by nabbing top IM terrorists: R P N Singh

    New Delhi: Union Minister of State for Home Ratanjit Pratap Narain Singh on Tuesday lauded intelligence agencies for achieving big success in nabbing Indian Mujahideen (IM) terrorists, and said the government will not take rest until it brings all the terrorists to justice.

  • Deferring new gas price will hit industry investment: CII

    New Delhi: The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Tuesday voiced concern over the Election Commission’s (EC) decision to defer operationalising the government’s decision on increasing gas prices, saying it would affect investments in oil and gas.

  • Muthalik decides to contest LS polls, attacks BJP

    Hubli (Ktk): Discarded by BJP within hours of his admission into the party, controversial chief of fringe right wing outfit Sri Ram Sene, Pramod Muthalik, today announced he would contest the Lok Sabha polls against state saffron party chief Prahlad Joshi from Dharwad.

  • Vasundhara Raje hits back at Jaswant Singh

    Barmer: Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje Tuesday hit back at rebel BJP leader Jaswant Singh, saying party members should have the habit of accepting the decision taken by the party and its president Rajnath Singh.

  • India’s IT Act is ‘ill-suited’ to deal with social media: GNI

    New Delhi: Information Technology Act of India, the world’s second most populous country and behind only the US and China in Internet users, is “ill-suited” to deal with social media and user-generated content, a report by Global Network Initiative (GNI) said today.

  • Gulbarg Soc fund embezzlement case: No bail for Teesta, hubby

    Ahmedabad: Social activist Teesta Setalwad, her husband Javed Anand and son of slain Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, Tanvir were today denied anticipatory bail by a local court in the Gulbarg Society fund embezzlement case.

  • VS raises Sunanda’s death in poll meeting

    Thiruvananthapuram: Raising the issue of death of Shashi Tharoor’s wife Sunanda Pushkar, CPI(M) stalwart V S Achuthanandan today said the Union Minister owed answers to several questions.

  • Defamation row: Patkar, NGO chief say compromise not possible

    New Delhi: Narmada Bachao Andolan activist Medha Patkar and the head of an Ahmedabad-based NGO today informed a Delhi court that it was not possible for them to reach a compromise and withdraw the defamation cases lodged against each other more than 13 years ago.