Free Press Journal
  • State doesn’t have policing power over centre: Solicitor General

    New Delhi : A state government does not have policing powers over the central government, Solicitor General Mohan Parasaran has said while giving his opinion on the decision of filing police complaints against Petroleum Minister M. Veerappa Moily on the gas pricing issue.

  • Children seek to raise issues before lawmakers

    New Delhi: A manifesto written by children about issues facing them and what they need from the government and lawmakers was Saturday unveiled by 23 NGOs in the “Vote 4 Children” campaign for “children’s representation” in the Lok Sabha.

  • Afghan polls turnout resounding rejection of terrorist designs: India

    New Delhi: India Saturday saluted the people of Afghanistan and its security forces for the huge turnout in the presidential elections, terming it a “resounding rejection” by people “of the designs and ideology of terrorists and their supporters”.

  • Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s sword acquired by Indo-Canadian businessman

    Toronto: Calgary-based real estate developer Bob Dhillon, reportedly the first Sikh billionaire in Canada, is elated as he has acquired a piece of Sikh history for the first time in Canada — which is a 33.5-inch long curved sword of Maharaja Ranjit Singh (1799-1849).

  • Dalai Lama to meet Japan quake survivors

    Dharamsala: Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Sunday began his 12-day visit to Japan, where he will offer prayers and provide solace to the survivors of the devastating earthquake March 11, 2011, an official said here.

  • Six millionaires, two paupers in fray in Tripura

    Agartala: Six of the 25 candidates vying for Tripura’s two Lok Sabha seats are ‘crorepatis’ (multi-millionaires) according to the affidavits filed along with their nomination papers.

  • AAP does worry us, says BJP

    Agra: They don’t have the potential to win in this region. But BJP strategists are worried over the damage the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) can cause to BJP candidates in the Lok Sabha contest.

  • India tops number of foreign investors in Dubai realty

    Dubai: India tops the number of foreign investors and investment transactions in Dubai’s real estate market, according to the organisers of a leading property show being held in this West Asian metropolis in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

  • AAP expels senior leader

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) said Sunday it had expelled one of its leaders, Ashwini Upadhyay, due to “anti-party activities”.

  • TDP, BJP join hands for Andhra polls

    Hyderabad:  The BJP and TDP have finalised electoral alliance in Andhra Pradesh and the parties are likely to make an official announcement about the seat sharing Sunday.

  • Rahul Gandhi

    Every vote for CPI-M in Kerala will help BJP: Rahul

    Thiruvananthapuram:  Every vote for the CPI-M in Kerala would end up helping the BJP when it comes to the big electoral picture. This was Congress star campaigner Rahul Gandhi’s main thrust during his campaign blitz here Saturday.

  • BJP may face trouble if it releases manifesto April 7: EC

    Patna:  The BJP may land in trouble if it releases its election manifesto April 7 as it will be in violation of the model code of conduct, Election Commissioner H.S. Brahma said here Saturday.

  • Rath Patel files papers, says Cong will form Govt

    Indore: Congress Lok Sabha candidate Satyanarayan Patel, on Saturday filed his nomination papers for Indore seat once again. He was confident that the Congress would form the government under leadership of Rahul Gandhi.

  • BJP bigwigs flag off ‘ Vijay Rath Patel ’

    Indore: BJP election in- charge Madhu Verma, City party president Kailash Sharma, Public Relations in- charge Lalit Porwal and other senior leaders flagged off a ‘ Vijay Rath’ ( chariot) to campaign for party candidate Sumitra Mahajan, on Saturday.

  • Bike lifters’ gang busted; 10 mobikes recovered

    Ujjain: A special team of city cops on Friday night busted bike lifters gang by raiding at Kanjar encampment in Dewas district and recovered 10 bikes from them.