Free Press Journal
  • Baba Ramdev

    Ramdev faces action in more states, ban in HP, to move court

    Shimla: After action by Uttar Pradesh authorities, yoga guru Ramdev was today banned from conducting programmes in Himachal and booked in Maharashtra and Rajasthan under SC/ST Act for his “honeymoon” remarks targeting Rahul Gandhi, but he said he would move court against the curbs.

  • Tuki meets Shinde on separate All India Services to Arunachal

    Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki today pleaded the Centre for creating a separate cadre for the state of All India Services like the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Police Service (IPS) and Indian Forest Service (IFS) by separating it from the existing joint cadre of AGMUT.

  • Poll panel slaps notice on Trinamool MP

    Kolkata: The Election Commission Monday slapped a show-cause notice on Trinamool Congress MP and Bengali film actress Satabdi Roy for her remarks at a party rally in West Bengal’s Birbhum district.

  • anand sharma

    Criticism of Modi only to seek clarification: Anand Sharma

    Kolkata: Political discourse was being taken to a new low by Narendra Modi, union minister Anand Sharma alleged today, while claiming that criticism of the Gujarat Chief Minister by the Congress was for seeking clarification.

  • Ishrat encounter: SC declines to admit plea against SIT

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today declined to entertain a plea seeking initiation of criminal and contempt proceedings against one of the members of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) which had probed into the 2004 Ishrat Jahan encounter case of Gujarat.

  • Chidambaram has nothing to hide in Saradha scam: Sharma

    Kolkata: Rebutting Narendra Modi’s charge that Union Finance Minister P Chidamaram had something to hide in the Saradha scam, Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma today said that Trinamool Congress leaders were involved in the scandal and they would be investigated and punished under law.

  • Modi calls Rahul a ‘specimen’; Cong leader hits back

    Kheralu (Guj): In an escalation of war of words, Narendra Modi today dubbed Rahul Gandhi as a “specimen” who has “little knowledge” of Gujarat and the Congress Vice President hit back accusing him and BJP of adopting “double standards” on corruption and favouring select industrialists.

  • Court orders seizure of terror funds of JK operative

    New Delhi: In perhaps first such action against terror funds channelled into the country, a special money laundering court here has ordered freezing of Rs 55 lakh cash of fugitive terrorist Nasir Safi Mir, who is said to be the financial brain behind terror and separatist groups in Jammu and Kashmir.

  • mahathir mohammad

    Ex-Malaysian PM accuses Boeing for MH370 exodus

    Kuala Lumpur: Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad has questioned the disappearance of flight MH370 into the Southern Indian Ocean and has blamed Boeing, the plane’s manufacturer.

  • Paramedic arrested for killing gay men in Pakistan

    Lahore: A 28-year-old paramedic, who wanted to eliminate the “evil” of homosexuality from the Pakistani society, has been arrested here for allegedly killing five gay men he befriended on a social networking site.

  • Narendra Modi

    Abdullahs can’t test India’s or my secularism: Modi

    Gandhinagar: Reacting to National Conference (NC) chief Farooq Abdullah’s statement that ‘people who vote for Modi should drown themselves in the sea’, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Monday said that secularism is in his blood, and maintained that in his eyes, the Abdullah family were the sinners of Kashmir, consistently playing politics for their own gain and quest for power.

  • Explosive materials, gelatin sticks seized

    Berhampur: Three persons were arrested and huge quantities of explosive materials including 42 gelatin sticks were seized from a house at Bhaliagada on the outskirts of the city here, police said today.

  • election commission of india

    EC sends special observer to constituency of Rabri, Rudy

    New Delhi: A special observer has been deployed by Election Commission to Bihar’s two constituencies of Maharajganj and Saran, which are witnessing a high-voltage campaign, to monitor poll management and keep track of electoral activities there.

  • drugs seized

    HC acquits woman in drug case over AIU’s procedural lapse

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has acquitted a South African woman of the charges of possessing narcotic substance after observing that the Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) failed to follow procedure of searching an accused in the presence of a gazetted officer or a magistrate.

  • Ukhand govt is indulging in politics of vendetta: BJP

    Dehradun: BJP today said that the Uttarakhand government is indulging in politics of vendetta by recommending a CBI probe into the multi-crore NRHM scam in the state at a time when the Lok Sabha polls are at the peak.

  • People free to move court directly against false affidavits:EC

    New Delhi: Flooded with complaints of alleged falsification of election affidavits, the Election Commission has said people were free to approach the courts directly against candidates for concealing information in nomination papers.
    The EC said while earlier the aggrieved persons could approach the returning officer with a compliant against a candidate for concealing information or making a false declaration in the election affidavit, now it is open to people to move a petition

  • Modi hits back at Farooq Abdullah

    Ahmedabad: Narendra Modi today hit back at Farooq Abdullah for his remark that those voting for the BJP Prime Ministerial candidate should drown in sea, saying the biggest blow to secularism in India was delivered in Kashmir from where Kashmiri Pandits were forced out due to their religion.