Free Press Journal
  • Self-regulation has failed: Lord Paul

    New Delhi: Leading NRI industrialist Lord Swraj Paul has warned that steps for further regulation by the government will only lead to more people finding ways to bypass them, asserting that measures need to be worked out to improve corporate governance.

  • Woman killed over dowry by husband, in-laws

    Muzaffarnagar: A woman has been allegedly killed by her husband and in-laws over dowry in Bhokaheri village area here, police said today.

  • Corporate America committed to long-term investment in India

    Washington: Corporate America has reaffirmed US companies’ commitment to India’s growth and focus on reviving investor sentiment and cross-border collaboration in the first year after India’s elections.

  • Karuna going strong to steer DMK to success

    Chennai:  At 90, DMK chief Muthuvel Karunanidhi carries the onerous task of pulling the battered party back to winning ways in a virtual do-or-die electoral battle, just two years ahead of next Assembly elections.

  • Poster attack on Kejriwal as he arrives in Varanasi

    Varanasi: Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal today arrived in the holy city for a month-long campaign and was greeted with posters that accused him of  being a ‘deserter’, an apparent reference to his resignation as Delhi Chief Minister within 49 days of taking charge.

  • 15-ft-long King Cobra caught in AP released in forest

    Rajahmundry(AP):  A rare 15-ft-long ‘King Cobra’ caught recently in a residential area of Andhra Pradesh’s East Godavari district has been released in a forest after the Visakhapatnam Zoological Park refused to house it.

  • Change can be achieved only through active citizenship: Gandhi

    Mumbai:  Individual citizens should recognise that they have fundamental duties as long-term sustainable change can only be achieved through ‘active citizenship’, a former Central Information Commissioner has said.

  • ‘Unknown’ parties mushrooming in Guj during poll season

    Ahmedabad:  Armed with out-of-the box manifestos that promise abolition of income tax and unemployment allowance to educated youth, 48 Lok Sabha candidates of 21 lesser known parties have jumped in the poll fray in Gujarat.

  • Corruption issue to resonate among Indians in the elections: Gallup poll

    Washington: A majority of Indians of all generations see corruption as a widespread problem that they don’t think the current government is doing enough to combat, according to a new US poll, which says the issue will “resonate” in these elections.

  • Pledge to clean politics in 5 yrs

    New Delhi: Vowing to clean politics within five years, Narendra Modi has said that he would put all politicians with criminal background behind bars without any discrimination. “There is a lot of discussion these days on how to stop criminals from entering politics. I have a cure and I have vowed to clean Indian politics… all I need is people’s support,” said Modi. He would set up special courts, MPs will go

  • PM in book bind: Blamed for Coalgate

    New Delhi :  Retired coal secretary P C Parakh, who claims to have been falsely implicated by the CBI in the coal block allocation scam, has squarely blamed a ‘weak’ Prime Minister for allowing the Coalgate to happen by permitting others to undermine his authority.

  • Sonia centre stage with call to nation

    New Delhi :  Amid rumblings within the party and outside with speculation rife that Congress president Sonia Gandhi has opted to play second fiddle to her son and party vice-president Rahul in these elections, she took the unusual step of addressing the nation live on prime time television.

  • Jaora SDOP removed for facebook post

    BHOPAL: The Election Commission of India ( ECI) on Monday removed sub divisional officer of police ( SDOP) Manjeet Singh Chawla from Jaora of Ratlam district after he posted information about action against BJP leaders Kailash Chawla and MLA Rajendra Pandey on his facebook account.

  • FIR against Sanjar

    BHOPAL: Berasia SDM lodged FIR against BJP candidate Alok Sanjar, MLA Vishnu Khatri and others for holding a public meeting without permission. Berasia SDM P Anuja took cognizance and lodged FIR against BJP candidate Alok Sanjar, MLA Vishnu Khatri, Berasia Sarpanch, and organiser of public meeting without permission.