Free Press Journal
  • Black Money

    Mood in Switzerland unfavourable on stolen data information

    New Delhi: Switzerland’s envoy to India Linus von Castelmur today said there was a kind of “national resistance” in his country against giving information in cases of black money which have been sourced from ‘stolen data’.

  • Modi speech outside restricted area: Police

    Ahmedabad: A day after Narendra Modi was booked for making a speech at a polling booth while displaying BJP’s election symbol in violation of electoral laws, a preliminary probe by Gujarat police has found he addressed the gathering outside the restricted 100-metre radius.

  • CAG unable to make headway as discoms not cooperating: HC

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court was Thursday informed by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) that it was unable to make any headway into the audit of three power discoms in the capital as they were “not cooperating”.

  • 50 injured in May Day clashes in Istanbul

    Istanbul: Fifty protesters were injured and 138 detained in clashes with police as trade union members tried to stage an anti-government rally in Istanbul’s central Taksim Square on the occasion of May Day Thursday, the authorities said.

  • As BJP defends Modi, Congress says EC insulted

    New Delhi: As the BJP defended its leader Narendra Modi who was booked for flashing the party’s election symbol near a polling booth, the Congress Thursday slammed the main opposition party for insulting the EC.

  • SC appoints Justice Shah to head SIT on black money

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Thursday appointed Justice (retd) M.B. Shah as the chairman of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) set up to investigate the stashing away of black money in foreign banks and suggest ways to bring it back to India.

  • narendra modi

    No deliberate editing of Modi interview: Doordarshan

    New Delhi: Doordarshan Thursday clarified that there was “no deliberate editing or omission” of any part of Narendra Modi’s interview, amid a raging controversy that the state-run broadcaster had edited and downplayed the BJP prime ministerial candidate’s interview.

  • sonia gandhi

    Modi hungry for power, already assumes himself as PM: Sonia

    Balrampur: “Hungry for power” Narendra Modi has already assumed himself as the Prime Minister even before the results of Lok Sabha elections are out, Congress President Sonia Gandhi said today.

  • Exam dispute: Govt accepts fault, to correct errors by Friday

    Bhubaneswar: With students and guardians hitting the streets protesting against faulty evaluation in the Third Language papers in the High School Certificate (HSC) examinations, the results of which were announced yesterday, Odisha government today accepted the mistake and announced to correct the errors by tomorrow.

  • Ahmedabad police initiate probe into FIR against Modi

    Ahmedabad: The Detection of Crime Branch (DCB) of Ahmedabad police today initiated probe into the first information report filed against BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi yesterday for an alleged violation of the Representation of People Act.

  • BJP, Congress in row over DD editing Modi interview

    New Delhi: A political controversy erupted Thursday over public service broadcaster Doordarshan having reportedly edited out portions of an interview of Narendra Modi concerning his comments about Priyanka Gandhi Vadra. The BJP demanded an answer from the government while the Congress downplayed the issue.

  • AAP promises ‘holy city’ status to Varanasi

    Varanasi: The AAP Thursday released its Varanasi manifesto, promising a “holy city” status to the city besides setting up new medical centres, cleaning the Ganges and curbing the mafia.

  • UP protests Priyanka’s violation of security norms

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government Thursday protested to the Special Protection Group (SPG) against Congress campaigner Priyanka Gandhi’s violation of security norms in Amethi and Rae Bareli.

  • 71 per cent polling in Punjab

    Chandigarh: Women outnumbered men in exercising their franchise to decide the fate of 253 contestants fighting for 13 Lok Sabha seats in Punjab where 71 per cent polling was recorded yesterday.

  • P Chidambaram

    EC ‘clampdown’ on govt activities not justified: Chidambaram

    New Delhi: Finance Minister P Chidambaram today said the Election Commission’s “clampdown” on government activities after the announcement of the poll schedule is not justified in a growing economy like India.

  • I train my brain even while travelling in bus: Kohli

    Bangalore: Giving an insight into his cricketing mind, Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli today said that he prepares for a match by training his brain even while travelling in a bus.

  • coal scam

    Coal scam: AMR firm seeks court monitoring of CBI probe

    New Delhi: Nagpur-based AMR Iron and Steel Pvt Ltd, named as an accused in a charge sheet along with Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Darda and others in a case relating to the coal block allocation scam, today moved a special court here seeking its monitoring of the ongoing CBI probe.

  • Two Shankaracharyas to campaign against Modi in Varanasi

    New Delhi: Two key Hindu religious leaders will campaign against Narendra Modi in the holy city of Varanasi from where the BJP’s prime ministerial candidate is contesting the Lok Sabha election.

  • China: Xi orders crackdown after Xinjiang ‘terror’ attack

    Beijing: An outraged Chinese President Xi Jinping today ordered a “decisive” crackdown on Muslim Uygur militants in the restive Xinjiang province, after a knife and bomb attack killed three people and left 79 others injured.