Free Press Journal
  • Notice against Kapil Sibal for model code violation

    New Delhi: Election authorities here have issued a show cause notice to Congress leader Kapil Sibal for alleged violation of model code of conduct by holding a meeting without permission from authorities.

  • AAP fields former judge Fakhruddin against Sonia in Rae Bareli

    New Delhi: Former judge Fakhruddin will be Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) candidate in Rae Bareli against Congress president Sonia Gandhi, while Lal Bahadur Shastri’s grandson Adarsh Shastri will contest from Allahabad, as the party today announced its 14th list of candidates for 19 Lok Sabha constituencies.

  • Moody’s upgrades outlook on Vedanta to stable

    New Delhi: Ratings agency Moody’s has upgraded its outlook on Vedanta Resources to ‘stable’, from ‘negative’ earlier, contending that the worst is over for the company.

  • EVMs be used in all 543 Lok Sabha constituencies

    New Delhi: Satisfied that it has sufficient EVMs, the Election Commission today issued formal directives that the voting machines will be used in all the 543 Lok Sabha constituencies in the nine-phased polling beginning April 7.

  • Health care not adequate, expedite recruitment of doctors:HC

    New Delhi: Observing that status of health care in the national capital is better than other states but not adequate in absolute terms, the Delhi High Court today directed the city government to expedite the process of recruiting doctors and nurses to hospitals run by the state.

  • Cong to EC: Restrain BJP supporters from using social media

    New Delhi: Alarmed over use of social media allegedly by BJP supporters to spread communal hatred, Congress has approached the Election Commission saying they should be restrained and objectionable material should be removed from the Internet.

  • HC notice over poor quality water in Indian Railways

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central government on a plea seeking improvement in the quality of drinking water in Indian Railways and a probe into alleged manipulation while awarding contracts for supply of chlorination plants.

  • Pawar praises MNS; says condition of Shiv Sena deteriorating

    Mumbai: Nationalist Congress Party President and Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar today praised Maharashtra Navnirman Sena and its chief Raj Thackeray, and said that the condition of the Shiv Sena was deteriorating under the leadership of Uddhav Thackeray.

  • Right to choose life partner is a fundamental right: HC

    New Delhi: Right to choose one’s life partner is a fundamental right, the Delhi High Court today said while expressing concern over “malaise” of honour killing stemming from a “deeply entrenched” belief in caste system prevalent even in the highest class of the society.

  • Madhu Koda’s house searched by IT

    Jharkhand: Former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda’s residence was today searched by a team of Income Tax officials in West Singhbhum district head-quarters town of Chaibasa.

  • Risks related to heart disease on world meet agenda

    New Delhi: Risks associated with cardiovascular diseases, especially high salt intake, will be discussed at a global conference on heart disease, a release said here Wednesday.

  • IM men were planning to carry out terror strike in Delhi: Cops

    New Delhi: Top Indian Mujahideen operative Tehseen Akhtar was planning to carry out a terror strike in the national capital with the help of other members of the banned outfit, Delhi Police today told a court here today.

  • EC lodges FIR for Godhra posters

    Patna: The Election Commission (EC) today removed objectionable posters on Godhra riots in the outer premises of the Patna airport and lodged FIR in the matter.

  • Actor-filmmaker Mahesh Manjrekar files nomination papers

    Mumbai: Actor-filmmaker Mahesh Manjrekar, fielded by the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) from the Mumbai North West Lok Sabha seat, was among the six nominees who filed their nomination papers here today, official sources said.

  • Fool-proof security plan for Modi in Indirapuram rally

    Ghaziabad: District police have chalked out a fool-proof security plan for BJP’s Prime Ministerial Candidate Narendra Modi, who will to address a rally at Shipra Ground in Indirapuram area here tomorrow.