Free Press Journal
  • SC refuses to lower age of ‘juvenile’

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today refused to lower the age of juvenile from 18 years saying the legislature has fixed the age which is constitutionally permissible.

  • Delhi HC to hear plea on power subsidy April 1

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Friday agreed to hear a plea seeking direction to frame a scheme to ensure that underprivileged residents of the capital, consuming less than 400 units of electricity per month, are not affected following the lapse of subsidy after April 1.

  • SC grants bail to ex-IPS officer in Sohrabuddin encounter case

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today granted bail to suspended Gujarat cadre IPS officer Rajkumar Pandian, who has been in jail for the last seven years, in the alleged fake encounter killings of Sohrabuddin Sheikh and his wife Kauserbi.

  • SC orders Rs 5 lakh compensation to WB gangrape victim

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today directed the West Bengal government to pay a compensation of Rs five lakh to a girl who was gangraped by 13 men in Birbhum district and ordered free of cost medical treatment to all victims of rape and acid attack across the country.

  • Woman sets herself ablaze after burning her children

    Tiruchirappalli: A 28-year-old woman today committed suicide by setting herself ablaze after burning her three girls to death at Kambiliampatti village in the district today, police said.

  • NCP leader Vinayak Mete joins opposition alliance in Maha

    Mumbai: The Mahayuti (mega-alliance) of Shiv Sena, BJP and three other opposition parties in Maharashtra today got a boost with the Maratha organisation Shivsangram, headed by NCP leader Vinayak Mete, joining it.

  • Trial in Ponty Chadha killing case begins

    New Delhi: A court here Friday started recording prosecution evidence against Uttarakhand minorities panel’s sacked chairman S.S. Namdhari and other accused in connection with the killing of liquor baron Ponty Chadha and his brother Hardeep.

  • Kejriwal attacked, AAP activists assault attacker

    Bhiwani (Har): Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal was today attacked and hit on a neck by an unidentified man who has been assaulted by his party activists during his campaigning Charkhi Dadri area in Haryana.

  • Five killed as IAF C-130J transport crashes near Gwalior

    New Delhi: Five armed forces personnel were killed when a newly-acquired C-130J transport aircraft crashed near Gwalior on Friday in what is seen as a major setback to the efforts of the Indian Air Force (IAF) to sharpen its tactical capabilities. The IAF described it as a said day but reiffrmed its commitment to its mission..

  • PM condoles deaths in IAF plane crash

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday condoled the deaths in the crash of a newly acquired transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force.

  • Another day, another new record; NSE Nifty tops 6,700 mark

    Mumbai: Continuing its pre-poll rally, the benchmark index Nifty scaled a new peak of 6,700 mark in intra-day trading before ending a few notches down on the back of a robust buying at the National Stock Exchange (NSE) today.

  • Sanam replaces Yuki as playing member in Davis Cup squad

    New Delhi: Sanam Singh today replaced an injured Yuki Bhambri as a playing member in the Indian Davis Cup squad, which will take on Korea in a second round clash in the Asia/Oceania Group I contest next month.

  • Maharashtra is “capital of paid news”: Election Commissioner

    Mumbai: Terming Maharashtra as “the capital of paid news”, Election Commissioner H S Brahma today asked the media fraternity to stop this practice, which has attracted a lot of attention in the recent years and led to calls for self-regulation.
    Brahma’s sharp remarks at a press conference here led reporters to seek clarification from him. As this point, Chief Election Commissioner V S Sampath, who was also present at the meet, intervened and

  • SC seeks CVC views on 20 coal scam cases where CBI officers differed

    –SC seeks CVC comments on CBI probe reports in 20 coal block cases
    –-SC gives 4 weeks to CVC for comments on 20 coal case reports
    –SC to CBI: Send probe reports on 20 coal cases to CVC in 10 days
    –CBI to SC: Filed 2 chargesheets, 2 closure reports in coal scam
    –CBI: In 20 coal cases CBI officers differ on filing chargesheets
    –SC seeks fresh probe report from CBI in

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    Indecent language reveals ‘weak’ personality of Modi: Cong

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    New Delhi: Use of “indecent language” by Narendra Modi during his attack on opposition parties “mockingly” reveals his “weak” personality, Congress today said, a day after the BJP leader tore into the ruling party’s manifesto calling it a “bundle of lies”.

  • India, Pak must talk to end militancy in J&K: Abdullah

    Srinagar: In the backdrop of latest terror strike in Kathua, ruling National Conference president and Union minister Farooq Abdullah today said India and Pakistan need to sit together to have decisive talks to end militancy in Jammu and Kashmir.

  • 9 US Air Force commanders fired over N-missile test cheating

    Washington: In an unprecedented move, US Air Force has fired nine top commanders in the wake of a major scandal involving systemic cheating on proficiency tests by officers in the US nuclear missile programme as early as 2011.