Free Press Journal
  • HC asks CBI to speed up inquiry against Virbhadra Singh

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today asked CBI to expedite the preliminary enquiry into allegations of corruption and bribery against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and to take it to its logical conclusion, saying the agency cannot take so much time.

  • EC asks internet firms to remove any unlawful content

    New Delhi: As electioneering for Lok Sabha polls heats up, the Election Commission today asked internet companies to ensure that any “unlawful” content regarding elections posted on their websites is removed at the earliest.

  • Rajan hints at gradual easing of gold import curbs

    Mumbai: After successfully weathering the high CAD scare in the just-concluded fiscal, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan today favoured easing of curbs on gold imports but stressed on the need to do it in a slow and steady manner.

  • Cong approaches EC on Nagma’s security

    New Delhi: Congress has approached Election Commission seeking additional security for Nagma, the party’s Lok Sabha candidate for Meerut, after the actress complained of incidents of misbehavior during campaigning.

  • Jaitley roots for setting up AIIMS in Amritsar

    New Delhi: After campaigning for over two weeks in Amritsar, BJP candidate Arun Jaitley has advocated infrastructure development including health care facilities and promotion of tourism in the historic city.

  • Cong slams BJP for ‘delay’ in coming out with manifesto

    New Delhi: Congress leader Jairam Ramesh today slammed “delay” in release of BJP’s manifesto, saying it reflects the deep personality clashes within the party which is not seeking a mandate for itself but for one individual and the country needs a party manifesto not “Modifesto”.

  • ​AAP’s former Delhi ministers to campaign in Varanasi, Amethi

    New Delhi: All the six former ministers of the AAP Delhi government will reach out to voters in Varanasi, where party chief Arvind Kejriwal faces Narendra Modi, and Amethi, where Kumar Vishwas will battle Rahul Gandhi.

  • Re ends flat at 59.90 against dollar

    Mumbai: The rupee today ended flat today at 59.90 against the dollar after surrendering initial gains on mild dollar selling by exporters.

  • Sensex ends above 22,500-level

    Mumbai: The BSE benchmark Sensex today surpassed the 22,500-level to set a new closing high for the sixth day in succession on the back of persistent foreign capital inflows and positive global cues.

  • SpiceJet surges 19% even as DGCA halts Re 1 fare offer

    Mumbai: Shares of SpiceJet today rose by over 19 per cent even as aviation regulator asked the no-frills carrier to immediately stop its offer of one-rupee fares across its domestic network.

  • HC reserves order on son’s plea for relief on Thackeray’s will

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today reserved order on an application moved by Jaidev, estranged son of Shiv Sena chief late Balasaheb Thackeray, seeking to restrain the beneficiaries of his father’s will from selling or disposing of the family properties.

  • New cream to reduce fat, prevent hair loss too

    Melbourne: Scientists have found that the protein that activates hair follicle growth also inhibits fat production, a breakthrough that may lead to development of a new cream that could help shed the flab and prevent hair loss.

  • Directions issued to collect taxes from TDP, Cong offices

    Rajahmundry (AP): Eluru Municipal Corporation Commissioner K E Sadhana has issued directions to officials to collect pending taxes to the tune of Rs 12 lakhs from the offices of Telugu Desam Party and Congress.

  • Pakistan will change bilateral narrative with India: Abdul Basil

    New Delhi: Pakistan has resolved to change the bilateral narrative of conflict with India into a relationship underpinned by cooperation, mutual interest and mutual trust, the country’s high commissioner here Abdul Basit said Wednesday.

  • Bitta to move court seeking probe into role of intl agencies

    Chandigarh: Former Youth Congress chief M S Bitta today said he would soon move court seeking probe by an independent body on role of intelligence agencies and its officers in the country on the issue of security cover to him and late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi a few days ahead of separate terrorist attacks on them.

  • Cong leaders set to join Akalis: Sukhbir

    Chandigarh: SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal today said senior Congress leaders were set to join the Akalis and appeals by Amarinder Singh would have no effect on them.