Free Press Journal
  • Abhishek Manu Singhvi

    Mamata shielding party leaders, deflecting focus in Saradha scam: Singhvi

    Kolkata: Going all guns blazing against West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress and its supremo Mamata Banerjee on the multi-crore rupee Saradha chit fund scam, the Congress Saturday charged the regime with “hiding facts” and shielding its leaders involved in the scandal.

  • Delhi Metro engineers to improve skills in Malaysia

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro Sunday said its engineers will go to Malaysia to improve their skills in underground tunnelling. Delhi Metro also plans to open its own tunnel training academy here.

  • Senior citizens are vulnerable targets, says court

    New Delhi: Expressing concern over increasing crime against senior citizens who become vulnerable targets as they live alone, a court here awarded life imprisonment to four people for dacoity and killing a 76-year-old man.

  • Disclosing identity of UPSC interviewers may be harmful: HC

    New Delhi: The possibility of a failed candidate attempting to take revenge on the selection commission members of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) cannot be ruled out, said Delhi High Court as it agreed that disclosing their names will “expose them to danger”.

  • Justice Lodha is India’s new chief justice

    New Delhi: Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha was Sunday sworn in as the chief justice of India. He was administered the oath of office by President Pranab Mukharjee.

  • We don’t need 56-inch chest to govern, says Priyanka

    Rae Bareli: In a jibe at BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, Congress star campaigner Priyanka Gandhi Sunday said a “56-inch chest” was not needed to govern India.

  • Congress attacks Mamata on Saradha scam, Trinamool hits back

    New Delhi/Kolkata: The Congress and West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress Saturday engaged in a bitter spat over the Saradha scam, accusing each other’s leaders of involvement in the state’s biggest scam.

  • President presents Padma awards

    New Delhi: ) President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday presented the Padma awards to eminent personalities like author Ruskin Bond and actor Paresh Rawal at a function at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here.

  • Polling officials arrested over rigging in Assam

    Guwahati: Two days after the final phase of the Lok Sabha polls in Assam, police Saturday arrested six people, including the presiding officer, four colleagues and a polling agent of a political party, over allegations of casting of votes under influence, officials said.

  • We don’t trust the CBI: Trinamool

    Kolkata:  Iterating that it did not “trust” the CBI, West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress Saturday accused the Congress of “manipulating” the central probe agency to protect itself from corruption cases and said the large number of pending cases have raised a question over the agency’s “credibility”.

  • Gujarat ‘average’ state in development terms: Chidambaram

    New Delhi: Dismissing BJP prime ministerial candidate candidate Narendra Modi’s claims of the Gujarat model of development’s superiority, union Finance Minister P.Chidambaram Saturday termed the state “average” and expressed skepticism over the model’s successful implementation elsewhere.

  • PM can’t see anything because of mother-son duo: Modi

    New Delhi: Reacting to Manmohan Singh’s comment that there was no wave in India in favour of Narendra Modi, the BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Saturday said the prime minister was not able to see anything because the “mother-son duo” (Sonia and Rahul Gandhi) were “looking after things”.

  • Congress, NCP threaten to ban Ramdev in Maharashtra

    Mumbai:  The Congress and NCP Saturday strongly protested against Baba Ramdev’s comments on Rahul Gandhi, with both parties threatening to ban the yoga guru from entering Maharashtra.

  • rahul gandhi

    Rahul again hits out at Gujarat development model

    Amreli (Gujarat):  Lashing out yet again at the Gujarat model of development, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Saturday said BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi was claiming credit for the work of other people.

  • Brother’s betrayal haunts Manmohan

    New Delhi/Amritsar :  Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said he was saddened by the decision of his half-brother Daljeet Singh Kohli to join BJP which claimed it reflected people’s anger against the Congress. “I feel very sad. I have no control. They are all adults,” he said while replying to queries on the sidelines of the Padma awards function in Delhi.

  • Sonia Gandhi

    Gandhis wade into Modi’s fake ‘model’

    Barnala (Punjab)/Amreli(Guj) :  The Gandhi family on Saturday raised the pitch against Narendra Modi and his Gujarat model with Sonia saying God should save the country from such a model under which the common man suffers.

  • Guru on the backfoot

    New Delhi/Lucknow :  A day after his comment on Rahul Gandhi visiting Dalit homes for his “honeymoon” sparked outrage, Baba Ramdev on Saturday apologised and said he was misinterpreted, even as a police complaint was filed against the yoga guru in Lucknow.

  • Stay ‘within limits’, Modi warns Rahul

    New Delhi :  On a day Rahul Gandhi accused him of being a “liar”, Narendra Modi hit back saying the Congress leader was making “false, dirty and unverified” allegations and asked him to remain “within limits”.

  • FM has something to smile about

    New Delhi :  Union finance minister P Chidambaram now in his last days of this tenure seems keen to drive home the point that the economy has already staged a recovery under his stewardship.

  • Baba Ramdev


    New Delhi :  Without naming Yoga guru Baba Ramdev as such, the Election Commission on Saturday slapped curbs on campaign by non-political organisations “invoking religion or playing on religious sentiments of electors” to appeal for or against certain political party or candidates by holding congregations, yoga shivirs, conclaves, meetings or processions.