Free Press Journal
  • airAsia

    HC forms special bench to hear pleas against Tata-Airasia deal

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today decided to constitute a special bench to hear pleas seeking quashing of approvals being granted by the Centre to operationalise the USD 30 million deal between Tata Sons and Malaysia-based AirAsia.

  • Rahul Gandhi

    Modi follows RSS ideology of not empowering women: Rahul

    Bilaspur/Solan: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi today claimed that second RSS chief M S Golvalkar was against giving voting rights to women, and Narendra Modi, whose ideology is similar to the Sangh, would not take up the issue of women empowerment if voted to power.

  • Only 18% students from tier 2 biz schools land job offers

    New Delhi: Campus hirings across second rung business schools in the country have been severely hit this year due to economic slowdown, with only 18 per cent students landing job offers after completing the two-year MBA course, says an Assocham survey.

  • Burnt cash seizure: Police notices to ex-MLA, pvt firm

    Hyderabad: A day after burnt currency notes worth Rs 1.5 lakh were found in an abandoned vehicle bearing a sticker of a Congress leader in Nalgonda district, police today sent notices to a former MLA and Photon Energy Systems–the firm on whose name the vehicle was registered.

  • Punjab minister ordered to do religious penance

    Amritsar: Punjab revenue minister Bikram Singh Majithia was Thursday ordered by the Sikh high priests to do religious penance at the five temporal seats (Takhts) of the Sikh religion after he distorted a religious hymn during a political event.

  • BJP-RSS systematically stoking communal passions: CPI-M

    New Delhi: CPI(M) today accused BJP-RSS of “systematically stoking communal passions” as a build up to the final phases of polls in the next two weeks, especially in a large number of seats in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh.

  • 2G scam

    Don’t change ED officer involved in 2G probe: SC

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today ordered that Deputy Director of ED Rajeshwar Singh be not taken away from the ongoing probe in 2G cases and directed that he will continue with the investigation till completion of trial.

  • Here comes NASA suit for men on Mars

    Washington: With the focus being shifted to a manned mission for Mars in near future, NASA is developing technologies astronauts one day will use to live and work with on the red planet.

  • Azam Khan

    EC cannot behave like God: Azam

    Rampur: Riled by the ban imposed to prevent him from campaigning in Uttar Pradesh, senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan today again hit out at the Election Commission saying the poll body cannot behave like ‘God’ and it should take actions best suited for a democratic setup.

  • Diesel under-recovery rises to Rs.6.80 a litre

    New Delhi: The under-recovery, or revenue loss, applicable on diesel for the first fortnight effective May 1 has been pegged upwards at Rs.6.80 per litre, the petroleum ministry said Thursday, while oil marketing companies (OMCs) avoided the monthly hike in fuel rates for the second month running.

  • Malaysia recommends real time tracking of commercial airliners

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia’s transport ministry  Thursday released a preliminary report on the investigation into the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 recommending the introduction of a standard for real time tracking of commercial airliners.

  • Vadodara notched highest voting in 27 years

    Ahmedabad: Excited by the fact that Narendra Modi was the BJP candidate to the Lok Sabha, a staggering 72 percent voted in Vadodara in Gujarat Wednesday — the highest voting since 1977.

  • Defeat Rahul to end dynastic rule: Kejriwal

    Amethi: To root out corruption and dynastic rule from the country, Congress Vice-President and candidate from Amethi Lok Sabha seat should be defeated, Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal said today.

  • Moily attacks Dasgupta for malicious campaign on gas price

    New Delhi: In his sharpest attack on critics of the gas price hike decision, Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily today accused CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta and his accomplices in the petroleum ministry of carrying out a malicious campaign for vested interests.

  • YSR looted Andhra to fill coffers of mother-son: Modi

    Guntur (Andhra Pradesh): BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Thursday alleged that Y.S. Rajasekara Reddy during his five-year rule looted Andhra Pradesh and filled the coffers of ‘mother-son’ (Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi).