Free Press Journal
  • Himachal HC reserves order on cricket body’s plea

    Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh High Court Monday reserved its judgment on a petition filed by the state cricket body to quash a first information report (FIR) against it under the Prevention of Corruption Act.

  • Sahara withdraws proposal

    New Delhi: Sahara group has withdrawn its proposal from the Supreme Court in which it had assured to pay Rs 2,500 crore immediately and rest Rs 2,500 crore in cash in three weeks for getting bail for its chief Subrata Roy and two directors.

  • Sebi revokes restrictions on USD-INR contracts

    Mumbai: With rupee stabilising over the recent months, market regulator Sebi today revoked certain restrictions it had imposed on dollar-rupee derivative trading in July last year.

  • BJP has made Advani “small leader”: Rahul

    Raichur: Wading into BJP’s internal affairs, Rahul Gandhi today said L K Advani is no more its “tallest leader” that he once used to be and has been made a “small leader” by the party, as he unleashed a fierce attack against Narendra Modi.

  • Dec 16 gangrape: SC extends stay on two convicts’ execution

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today extended till April 14 the stay on the execution of death penalty of two of the four convicts in the December 16 gangrape and murder case, asking for copy of certain documents.

  • 2G case: accused seeks time to answer questions given by court

    New Delhi: A private firm executive facing trial in the 2G spectrum allocation case today moved a special court seeking “sufficient time” to answer the questions being asked from the accused by the court and pleaded that “relevant questions” should be put forth.

  • Voting out Vajpayee was a historic blunder: Harsh Vardhan

    New Delhi: The people of India made a “historic blunder” by voting out Atal Bihari Vajpayee-led NDA government in 2004, according to BJP’s Delhi President Harsh Vardhan who today stressed that only the saffron party will be able to address the people’s core concerns.

  • Assets case: Sasikala, two others appear before court

    Bangalore: Three accused, including Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa’s confidante Sasikala Natarajan, today appeared before a Special Court in the disproportionate assests case against them.

  • Clear ‘misconception’ around Model Code, CPI-M tells EC

    Srinagar: CPI(M) today asked the Election Commission to clear the “misconception” around Model Code of Conduct during elections, saying interia has set in the administration affecting even basic amenities.

  • Rajasthan sought solar power but got ‘damad’ power: Modi

    Pali (Raj): Targeting Congress over Robert Vadra’s controversial land deals in Rajasthan, Narendra Modi today said that farmers’ land was acquired in the name of solar power plant but instead the state got ‘damad (son-in-law) power’.

  • SC directs J&K govt to book culprits of Kishtwar violence

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today directed the Jammu and Kashmir government to ensure proper investigation of all cases arising out of communal clashes in Kishtwar last year and asked the Commission of Inquiry set up by the state government to submit its report on the incidents within three months.