Free Press Journal
  • Come under the spell of ‘Melon Magic’

    New Delhi: As it gets more and more difficult to bear the heat, take some time off and head to Lodi – The Garden Restaurant here. Enjoy their Melon Magic festival this month and wink back at the sun.

  • Tarun Gogoi

    CM discusses ways to mitigate water logging in Guwahati

    Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today convened a high level meeting with senior officials of the concerned departments to discuss water logging and flash floods in different parts of Guwahati and the ways to tackle the problem.

  • No coercive steps on gas pricing FIR: HC

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today restrained the city government’s Anti Corruption Branch (ACB) from taking any coercive action against Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily, Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani and others named in an FIR over alleged irregularities in raising gas prices.

  • 80 pvt schools to refund excess fees to parents: panel to HC

    New Delhi: A judicial panel set up by the Delhi High Court has recommended that more than 80 private schools have to refund the excess fees they had charged in 2009 without paying salaries to their staff as per the Sixth Pay Commission.

  • chennai twin blasts

    NSG team arrives in Goa to defuse bombs found at blast site

    Panaji: A team of National Security Guard (NSG) arrived in Goa today to defuse the bombs found at the site of low intensity blast that left one person dead on Thursday, a senior police officer said.

  • Centre drops Snoopgate commission altogether

    New Delhi: The Centre on Friday told the Supreme Court that it is dropping plans to set up a commission to probe the allegation that the Narendra Modi-led Gujarat government had launched a secret surveillance on a woman architect.

  • Putin arrives in Crimea to celebrate Victory Day

    Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived Friday in the Crimean city of Sevastopol to celebrate Victory Day marking the 69th anniversary of Moscow’s victory over the German forces in World War II.

  • Terrorist activities must be dealt with iron hands of law: SC

    New Delhi: Terrorist activities must be dealt with “iron hands of law” as they generate a stir in the sanctity and divinity of law, the Supreme Court today said while upholding the conviction of four people in blasts at Sawai Man Singh Stadium in Jaipur on the Republic Day in 1996.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Kejriwal takes a dig at Modi’s ‘helicopter’ politics

    Varanasi: After Narendra Modi, Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal today held an impreesive roadshow here and derided the BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate for resorting to “helicopter and corrupt politics”.

  • Ajay MAken

    Modi desperate, distorted Priyanka’s remarks: Congress

    New Delhi: The Congress Friday accused BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi of distorting Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s “low-level politics” remark, calling him “desperate” for power.

  • Nod to Modi rally denied on basis of Guj police input: EC

    New Delhi: Amid all-out attack by BJP, the Election Commission today said permission to Narendra Modi’s rally in Varanasi city was denied after Gujarat police said the venue was not suitable but regretted the “delay” in conveying the decision to the party concerned.

  • Sensex closes over 650 points high at 22,994 points

    A benchmark index of Indian equities markets surged more than 650 points Friday to touch a new life time high of 23,048.49 points on the back of growing optimism that Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would be able to form a stable government post general elections that end next week.

  • MH370

    Chinese survey ship takes over MH370 sub-sea search

    Perth: A Chinese survey ship took over the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH379 from warship Jinggangshan in the southern Indian Ocean early Friday morning.

  • Compile de novo electoral rolls for Mumbai: Naik

    Mumbai: Senior BJP leader Ram Naik today demanded from Election Commission to compile de novo electoral rolls for Mumbai, Thane and Pune, to resolve the issues of “discrepancies” in existing rolls.