Free Press Journal
  • Ajit Jogi says knee-jerk actions won’t help party

    New Delhi: Senior Congress leader, Ajit Jogi on Monday asked the party leaders not to take any knee-jerk reaction and pointed out that, had the party effectively countered the allegations leveled by the BJP during the elections, then the party would not have had to face such level a defeat.

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    SC refuses to release Sahara Roy; can defreeze asset, bank accts

    –New SC bench begins hearing in Sahara case
    –SC refuses release, house arrest of Sahara head Roy for now –SC: Can allow sale of specific Sahara properties
    –Can defreeze Sahara bank accts if money directly paid to SEBI
    –Sahara seeks Roy’s release for 60 days to deposit bail money –Sahara to SC: Can give 30 bln rupee in 5 days after defreezing bk acct
    –To get valuation done for group’s 3 hotels abroad

  • Rajnath forms panel for development of Lucknow constituency

    Lucknow: BJP president Rajnath Singh, who won the just-concluded Lok Sabha polls from the prestigious Lucknow seat, has constituted a committee to study problems relating to infrastructure in the constituency and suggest ways and means to overcome them.

  • SC to hear Asaram’s bail plea on July 3

    New Delhi: Controversial self-styled godman Asaram, who has been behind bars since August last year for allegedly sexually assaulting a girl, will have to remain in jail for now with the Supreme Court today putting off hearing on his bail plea till July 3.

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    TDP president Chandrababu Naidu meets AP Governor

    Hyderabad: Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president N Chandrababu Naidu, who is set to become the first Chief Minister of the new post-bifurcation residual state of Andhra Pradesh, called upon Andhra Pradesh Governor E S L Narasimhan at the Raj Bhavan here today evening, sources said.

  • BJP asks Mamata government to maintain law and order

    Kolkata: The BJP in West Bengal today claimed that more than 200 party workers in the state had been injured in post-poll violence and asked the TMC government to maintain law and order, or else it would seek Governor’s intervention.

  • Sonia, Rahul offer to resign, but party rejects it

    New Delhi: Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and her son and vice president Rahul Gandhi Monday offered to resign for the worst performance of the party in a general election, but it was unanimously rejected, senior leader Amarinder Singh said.

  • Modi juggernaut may hit RS wall; NDA way short of majority

    New Delhi: The massive victory in the Lok Sabha elections notwithstanding, the National Democratic Alliance will need support of opposition parties to get bills passed in the Rajya Sabha, as the alliance is woefully short of the majority in the upper house.

  • Players’ auction for Pro Kabaddi set to be held tomorrow

    Mumbai: The inaugural players’ auction for the July-August Pro Kabaddi League is to be held here tomorrow during which 96 players from 14 countries would go under the hammer for representing eight city-based franchise teams.

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    Gold plunges below Rs 29,000k mark on heavy selling

    Mumbai: Gold prices plunged and closed below the psychologically-significant Rs 29,000 per 10 grams mark at the local bullion market today on consistent selling by stockists and speculators despite firm global sentiment.

  • Mulayam Singh

    What went wrong, Mulayam asks unsuccessful SP candidates

    Lucknow: Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav today held a meeting with the party’s unsuccessful Lok Sabha nominees to find out the cause of its dismal performance in Uttar Pradesh, where it bagged only five of 80 seats.

  • Union Home Secretary briefs Modi

    New Delhi: Union Home Secretary Anil Goswami today met Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi and briefed him about the security situation, including in Jammu and Kashmir, Northeast and Naxal-affected areas.

  • Brokerages up Sensex, Nifty targets after Modi’s historic victory

    Mumbai: After a historic victory by Bharatiya Janata Party in the general elections, brokerage houses have unanimously raised their year-end targets for National Stock Exchange’s Nifty and BSE’s Sensex, as they believe that this will help the party take speedy reform decisions.

  • India Inc lay out agenda for new government

    New Delhi: Pitching for a more industry- friendly business climate, India Inc today asked the incoming government led by Narendra Modi to initiate steps aimed at promoting investments and reviving manufacturing, while putting in place a non adversarial tax regime.

  • Political solution best way to resolve world conflicts: Xi

    Beijing: Embroiled in territorial disputes with its neighbours and faced with internal conflicts in Xinjiang and Tibet, China today said finding political solutions is a better way to resolve the world’s hotspot issues than flexing military might.