Free Press Journal
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    Ramesh stops short of answering if Cong will back Third Front

    New Delhi: Congress will work towards a stable, secular and cohesive government at the Centre, senior party leader Jairam Ramesh said today but stopped short of giving a clear reply whether the party will support a Third Front in the wake of a fractured electoral mandate.

  • Biswal replies to MCA’s protest, puts in a few riders

    Mumbai: The impasse over the shift IPL venue took a new turn after league’s chairman Ranjib Biswal put the ball back in Mumbai Cricket Association’s court by attaching a few riders in order to get the summit clash back from M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore.

  • Suniel Shetty

    HC reprieve for Suniel Shetty in fraud case

    Jodhpur: In a reprieve for Bollywood actor Suniel Shetty, the Rajasthan High Court ordered an interim stay on further proceedings in a case of fraud against him in Udaipur.

  • S&P 500 hits 1,900 for the first time

    New York: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index crossed above 1,900 for the first time today as investors assessed news on retail sales.

  • Absconding driver held with Rs 22 lakh cash, vehicle

    Mumbai: A man, who was absconding with Rs 24.84 lakh cash and a car belonging to an investment firm where he was working as a driver, has been arrested from suburban Malad, police said today.

  • Swiss likely to turn down world’s highest minimum wage

    Geneva: The Swiss are expected to reject a referendum next weekend on whether to introduce the world’s highest minimum wage, that would offer each and every worker at least 25 USD an hour.

  • Exit pollsters deserve Nobel prize: Cong

    New Delhi: Exit pollsters “deserve the Nobel prize for miniaturization”, Congress said today taking a dig at pollsters who have projected a poor show by the party in Lok Sabha polls.

  • Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi at Election Campaign

    BJP to win 253 seats, NDA 303, Congress 66: survey

    New Delhi:A post-election survey released Tuesday said the BJP was set to win a record 253 seats in the Lok Sabha and the Congress just 66, its lowest ever tally.

  • Hiding information can lead to elected candidate’s unseating: SC

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has said that any holding back by an elected representative of information on the criminal antecedents and educational qualifications  including their assets and liabilities, the spouse and dependent children at the time of filing nomination papers would result in their unseating.

  • Jwala-Ashwini geared up to see India through to quarters

    New Delhi: The Indian women team’s chances of qualifying for the knockout stage of the 2014 Thomas and Uber Cup would depend as much on the prowess of Saina Nehwal and P.V. Sindhu as on Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa’s ability to pull off their doubles match.

  • CCI rejects mkt abuse complaint against Adidas, Reebok

    New Delhi: Fair trade regulator CCI today rejected allegations that German major Adidas AG and Reebok India abused their dominant position with respect to sale of premium sports goods.

  • 58.26 per cent turnout recorded in Varanasi

    Varanasi: A record turnout of 58.26 per cent was registered in yesterday’s Lok Sabha election in Varanasi from where BJP Prime Ministerial nominee Narendra Modi and Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal are pitted in a high-profile contest.

  • Lt Gen Dalbir Suhag to be next Army Chief

    New Delhi: Lt Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag will be the next Army Chief succeeding Gen Bikram Singh as the government today appointed him to the top post, ignoring protests from BJP.