Free Press Journal
  • ‘Safe’ seat may be tough for Jaitley

    Amritsar: BJP leader Arun Jaitley faces a formidable rival in Congress’ Amarinder Singh in his maiden bid to the enter the Lok Sabha.

  • N Srinivasan

    BCCI head Srinivasan offers to quit; SC moots Gavaskar as substitute


    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today recommended veteran cricketer and former Indian team captain Sunil Gavaskar to take over as interim president of Board of Control for Cricket in India in place of incumbent N. Srinivasan, who is embroiled in a legal battle related to betting and match-fixing. Srinivasan has offered to step aside in

  • SC proposes Srini removal, suggests Gavaskar as BCCI Prez

    New Delhi: In a big setback to BCCI President N Srinivasan, the Supreme Court today proposed his replacement by Sunil Gavaskar and suspension of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) along with Rajasthan Royals (RR) from IPL 7 till the pendency of case of betting and spot fixing scandal before it.

  • Coal scam: CBI court fixes May 2 for chargesheet review

    New Delhi: A Special CBI judge today fixed May 2 as the next date for the hearing of a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) chargesheet filed in connection with the coal blocks allocation scam case against Navabharat Power Pvt. Ltd., and its two directors.

  • As an opener ready for any role: Gavaskar

    New Delhi: Former India captain and legendary batsman Sunil Gavaskar  said Thursday he was ready to become interim president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) as proposed by the Supreme Court.

  • Sushma could be next deputy PM, says MP minister

    Bhopal: In a remark which could ruffle some feathers in the BJP ahead of the general elections, Madhya Pradesh Tourism Minister Surendra Patwa said that Sushma Swaraj could be the future deputy prime minister if voted to power at the Centre.

  • Expelled DMK leader Alagiri meets Kanimozhi

    Chennai:  Expelled DMK leader and son of party partriarch M Karunanidhi M K Alagiri today called on his half-sister and Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi here.

  • BJP is nationalist, AAP anti-nationalist: V.K. Singh

    Ghaziabad: The BJP is the only “nationalist” party while the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is “anti-nationalist”, BJP candidate and former army chief V.K. Singh said Thursday.

  • Chinese insurers start paying kin of those on board lost jet

    Beijing: Chinese insurance companies Thursday said that they have begun paying compensation to the families of passengers aboard the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 that has been declared “lost” even though there is no concrete evidence yet about its fate.

  • Passengers’ families worried about funeral preparations

    Kuala Lumpur: Families of passengers of the crashed Malaysian airliner are in a fix over funeral preparations as there are no bodies to be claimed or any information about the time and place of death.

  • Muzaffarnagar riots: More than 800 accused absconding

    Muzaffarnagar: More than 800 accused of last year’s Muzaffarnagar riot cases are yet to be arrested despite the fact that court has served arrest warrants against them, SIT sources said here today.

  • Political legacy at stake in Kottayam

    Kottayam: Personal prestige takes precedence over collective political stakes at the Kottayam Lok Sabha seat where Kerala’s longest serving legislator is keen on cementing his political legacy through his son.

  • Cong candidate imprisoned, fined for violating Model Code

    Allahabad: The Congress nominee for Allahabad Lok Sabha seat Nand Gopal Gupta ‘Nandi’ was imprisoned for a short duration and fined for violating Model Code of Conduct in local body elections in 2012.

  • Narendra Modi

    Modi accuses Cong of making false promises in its manifesto

    Gumla (Jharkhand): Launching a blistering attack on Congress on corruption and accusing it of making false promises in its manifesto, Narendra Modi today reached out to tribals recalling that it was a BJP-led government that had created Jharkhand and set up a dedicated ministry for them.