Free Press Journal
  • SC ruling on deemed mining extension to hit output: industry

    Mumbai: The recent Supreme Court ruling on deemed extension of iron ore mines is likely to impact iron ore production badly as many mines are currently operating under the deemed extension approval route beyond their first renewals.

  • NGO seeks SC nod for recusal of CBI officer in Coalgate probe

    New Delhi: A fresh legal wrangle broke out today when an NGO sought the Supreme Court’s nod for recusal of a senior CBI official from Coalgate probe on the ground of conflict of interest and accused the agency’s counsel of advising it to desist from filing charge sheets after being privy to status reports.

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    Rahul dismissive about Modi’s attack on him

    Amethi: “I would be very worried if someone like Narendra Modiji was praising me,” Rahul Gandhi said while being dismissive about his attack on him and his family.

  • BJP showdown with EC over Modi rally in Varanasi

    Varanasi: A major controversy erupted today with the BJP threatening a showdown with the Election Commission after Narendra Modi was denied permission for holding a rally in a crowded area here tomorrow.

  • Ajmal Kasab whom I taught is alive: Pak school teacher

    Lahore: A teacher, who allegedly taught the 2008 Mumbai attack convict Ajmal Kasab, today told a Pakistani court that the Ajmal he knew is alive and was not the one hanged in India.

  • Bangladeshi infiltrators would have to go back: Modi

    Krishnagar: Sticking to what he said in his earlier meetings despite strong criticism, Narendra Modi today reiterated that infiltrators from Bangladesh would have to go back and claimed that Mamata Banerjee had said back in 2005 what he was saying now.

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    FIR against Ramdev for remark on Rahul

    Mumbai: An FIR was registered against the yoga guru Baba Ramdev here today for his controversial statement about the Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi.

  • Pollard, Starc fined for ugly spat

    Mumbai: Kieron Pollard of Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore’s Mitchell Starc have been fined for an ugly spat during the Indian Premier League match between the two teams at Wankhede Stadium here.

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    Jignesh Shah arrested in Rs 5,600-crore NSEL scam

    Mumbai: The Financial Technologies and Multi-Multi Commodities Exchange (MCX) promoter Jignesh Shah was arrested today by the EoW of Mumbai Police for his alleged involvement in the Rs 5,600-crore National Spot Exchange Limited (NSEL) scam.

  • ‘Royals’ image post spot-fixing scandal yet to be restored’

    New Delhi: Almost a year after three Rajasthan Royals players were arrested for spot-fixing in the Indian Premier League, franchise CEO Raghu Iyer has admitted that the brand image is yet to be fully restored following one of the biggest cricketing scandals in the country.

  • YSR Congress-TDP workers clashes mar polling in Seemandhra

    Hyderabad: While polling in Telangana last week was peaceful, the apprehensions of violence in Seemandhra came true Wednesday as clashes between activists of the YSR Congress and the TDP marred the balloting.

  • IM men Tehsin Akhtar and Waqas sent to NIA custody till May 16

    New Delhi: Suspected Indian Mujahideen (IM) men Tehsin Akhtar and Zia-Ur-Rahman alias Waqas were today remanded in NIA’s custody till May 16 by a Special court after the probe agency said they were required to be interrogated to unearth the entire conspiracy of the banned terror outfit.

  • Honour killing: Boy killed, girl seriously injured

    Muzaffarnagar: In yet another case of honour killing in the district, a boy was stabbed to death while his paramour was seriously injured by her family members at Atdaleepur village here, police said today.

  • Dam height hike allowed: Tamil Nadu pleased, Kerala unhappy

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Wednesday struck down a legislation that sought to restrict the water level in Mullaperiyar dam in Kerala, a ruling welcomed in Tamil Nadu but dubbed unfortunate by Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy.

  • Uninor posts profit on one-time adjustment in licence fee

    New Delhi: Uninor, the Indian arm of Norwegian telecom firm Telenor, today reported an operating profit of about Rs 1,531 crore for the January-March quarter because of one-time accounting adjustment of Rs 1,660 crore related to licence fees.

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    More than half vote in Bihar

    Patna: More than 53 percent of the electorate voted in Bihar till Wednesday evening as balloting continued peacefully for seven Lok Sabha seats, an official said.

  • Odisha to seek SC injunction on irrigation project

    Bhubaneswar: Odisha Wednesday said it will seek an injunction from the Supreme Court on the central government’s decision to set up an autonomous authority for the Polavaram irrigation project in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh.

  • IOA panel requests AIBA for more exposure trips for boxers

    New Delhi: The ad-hoc committee appointed by the IOA to run some affairs of Indian boxing owing to India’s international termination today decided to request the International Boxing Association to provide at least two training trips for both men and women as they gear up for the Commonwealth and Asian Games this year.

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    Clean chit to Amit Shah shows CBI’s functional freedom: Cong

    New Delhi: Congress today sought to downplay a clean chit given by CBI to Narendra Modi’s close aide Amit Shah in the alleged fake encounter case of Ishrat Jahan and three others and said it reflects “functional freedom” of the investigating agency.

  • Congress, TMC, Left’s only agenda is to stop me: Modi

    Krishnanagar (WB): Claiming that Congress, Trinamool Congress and the Left have a “behind the scene” understanding, BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi today said that their only agenda was to “stop Modi”.