Free Press Journal
  • Rajnath projects BJP’s united face in UP

    Lucknow: Sending a clear message that he would be taking forward the legacy of veteran leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee, BJP president Rajnath Singh today made a conscious effort to project a united face of the party.

  • Karuna says principles are important to him, not children

    Chennai: Amid the continuing rebellion by his son M K Alagiri whom he had expelled from the party, DMK chief M Karunanidhi today put the party interest above the family declaring DMK “will never forgive and forget mistakes”.

  • Farhan Azmi, actor Kamal Khan figure in Maha SP list

    Mumbai: Maharashtra unit Samajwadi Party president Abu Asim Azmi’s son Farhan will take on Congress MP Priya Dutt from Mumbai North Central seat while small-time Bollywood actor Kamal Khan will lock horns with Congress veteran Gurudas Kamat in Mumbai North West in upcoming polls.

  • Nitish criticises BJP for raking up Ram temple issue

    Jamui (Bihar): Bihar Chief Minister and JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar today reprimanded his erstwhile ally BJP for raking up Ram temple issue for getting votes in the Lok Sabha election.

  • PM says he has proved the opposition wrong

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, whose tenure has been under constant attack from BJP, today hit back saying the opposition party thought he was “weak” and would run away on being targeted but he proved them wrong.     With Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi showering praise on his ten-year-long tenure, Singh contended that the country had seen a

  • Niira Radia’s firms to be prosecuted: SFIO tells SC

    New Delhi: The Serious Fraud Investigating Office (SFIO) has told the Supreme Court that it is all set to prosecute various Vaishnavi group companies owned by controversial former corporate lobbyist Niira Radia for alleged violation of the Companies Act.

  • Telenor promotes Indian executive for global role

    New Delhi: Norwegian telecom firm Telenor today promoted its Indian arm Uninor’s CFO Prasoon Sinha, who will now move to Group Finance at its headquarters at Oslo.

  • Manohar calls for suspension of IPL, CBI probe of all matches

    New Delhi: Stating that the “revelation” in the recent IPL fixing scandal could only be the tip of the iceberg, former BCCI President Shashank Manohar today called for the suspension of the IPL till a thorough probe by the CBI nails the culprits and the game is cleaned up.

  • War of words break out between AAP and BJP

    New Delhi: A war of words today broke out between between AAP and BJP over the state of affairs in Gujarat, particularly on farmer suicide issue, with both sides accusing each other of propogating “falsehood” and distorting facts.

  • Goa should get bigger share from Centre: Goa Democratic Front

    Panaji: Newly formed Goa Democratic Front (GDF) party made a pitch for a larger share from the Centre’s coffers today, considering the amount of contribution by the state to the Union government through various taxes.

  • Omar hits out at Modi’s “lies”

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today hit out at Narendra Modi for his “lies” during public speeches and also dared him to speak about dynasty politics in states like Punjab and Maharashtra.

  • Anwar’s appeal for removal of homosexual remark rejected

    Kuala Lumpur: A Malaysian court today dismissed a plea by Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim to expunge remarks made in the judgement of a 2004 sodomy case which implied that he had homosexual tendencies.

  • UP govt was negligent in preventing Muzaffarnagar riots: SC

    New Delhi: In a jolt to the Akhilesh Yadav government in UP, the Supreme Court today held that it was prima facie responsible for negligence in preventing communal violence in Muzaffarnagar and adjoining areas but refused to direct a CBI or SIT probe into the cases.

  • CPI-M gets a jolt ahead of LS polls

    Malda (WB): CPI-M lost its hold over Old Malda municipality to Trinammol Congress (TMC) today ahead of parliamentary polls.

  • PM attributes rising prices to global factors, higher MSP

    New Delhi: Attributing price rise to global factors and higher MSP, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said the government has tried to protect the interest of poor people by maintaining supply through the PDS system.