Free Press Journal
  • No constitutional mechanism for muslims will be scrapped: Modi

    New Delhi: Seeking to allay any apprehensions among muslims, Narendra Modi today ruled out scrapping any existing constitutional and statutory mechanisms meant for their welfare and said he would instead work to strengthen them.

  • ‘JD(U) backing Kejriwal to save country from communal forces’

    Varanasi: JD(U) chief Sharad Yadav today said his party was supporting AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal, who is taking on BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi from here, in order to save the country from communal forces.

  • CBI plans to send a team to record Goa Guv’s statement

    New Delhi: CBI is planning to send a team of its officers to record the statement of Goa Governor B V Wanchoo “as a witness” in connection with its probe in the VVIP helicopter purchase deal.

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    Modi’s attack on EC under scanner

    Kolkata: A video tape of BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi’s address at a rally in West Bengal, where he took on the Election Commission, has been sent to the poll panel in Delhi, an official said Monday.

  • Apprised PM about 2G allocation, Raja tells court

    New Delhi: Former telecom minister A. Raja told a court here Monday that the 2G spectrum allocation decisions were taken on the proposals of DoT and discussions with other cabinet ministers and after properly apprising the prime minister and taking his concurrence.

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    HC irked over rise in sexual offence cases, raps Centre, state

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has expressed dismay over the rise in sexual offence cases despite a new law providing for harsher punishment and rapped the Centre and the state government for not taking steps to create mass awareness among victims and others.

  • Goa tourism ministry leased land at throwaway price: Congress

    Panaji: The Congress has smelled a scam in the Goa tourism ministry’s decision to lease prime coastal land on one of the beaches in the state to two private developers for what it has called a “throwaway” price.

  • 55 US colleges being probed over sexual violence complaints

    Washington: For the first time, the US has named 55 colleges and universities, including prestigious ones like the Harvard, Emory, Tufts and Princeton, for their failure to properly handle sexual assault cases on the campus.

  • Resale home prices must dip to sustain buyers’ interest: Survey

    Mumbai: With around 36 new residential projects launched over the last three quarters at almost 15-35 per cent cheaper rates than those for resale properties, the secondary home segment in Mumbai has come under immense stress pushing it into near stagnation, a recent survey said.

  • Smriti is my younger sister: Modi to Priyanka

    Amethi: Narendra Modi today took a swipe at Priyanka Gandhi for her Smriti Irani “who” comment, saying this was a reflection of “arrogance” and asserted that she was his “younger sister” and “representative” who knows much more about Amethi than the entire Gandhi family.

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    Honeymoon remarks: Ramdev approaches SC for clubbing of FIRs

    New Delhi: Yoga Guru Ramdev today approached the Supreme Court seeking directions restraining any coercive action him and for clubbing of all FIRs lodged in different parts of country for his controversial “honeymoon” remarks targeting Rahul Gandhi over visiting homes of dalits.

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    SC refuses to stay Centre’s notification on Telangana

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today refused to stay Centre’s notification for bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh to create Telangana, saying that no interim order can be passed on it.

  • Elaborate arrangements in place for May 7 Lok Sabha elections

    Rajahmundry: Elaborate arrangements are in place for general elections on May 7 for three Lok Sabha seats namely Amalapuram, Rajahmundry and Kakinada, as well as 19 assembly seats, East Godavari district collector and district election officer Neetu Prasad said here today.

  • Spurned lover shoots classmate in UP college

    Amroha (UP): An inter-college student in Uttar Pradesh’s Amroha district today opened fire in the classroom and seriously injured one of his classmates after she refused to accept his proposal for a relationship.

  • Rajasthan Royals beat Knight Riders by 10 runs

    Ahmedabad:  Rajasthan Royals beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 10 runs in the first match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in their newly adopted home at the Sardar Patel Stadium in Motera here Monday.

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    Rahul’s record as Amethi MP abysmal: BJP

    New Delhi: In an all-out offensive against Rahul Gandhi ahead of polls in Amethi, BJP today released a video on under-development in his constituency and a “charge sheet” on his performance as an MP, accusing him of not raising a single issue of the area he represents for a decade.

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    SC to deliver verdict tomorrow on Subrata Roy plea

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will tomorrow deliver its verdict on Sahara Chief Subrata Roy’s petition challenging its decision to send him to jail for not complying with its order to deposit around Rs. 20,000 crore of investors money with SEBI.

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    Modi releases BJP’s manifesto for Amethi

    Amethi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Monday released the party’s election manifesto for Amethi, the bastion of the Gandhis.

  • Blocking porn sites would cause greater harm: Centre to SC

    New Delhi: Blocking all websites with pornographic content in the country is not possible and it would cause more harm as literary content containing such words would also not be available for public on Internet, the Centre today told the Supreme Court.