Free Press Journal
  • J. Jayalalithaa

    Jaya case: HC dismisses plea seeking stay on trial

    Bangalore: The Karnataka High Court today dismissed a petition filed by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and three other accused in a disproportionate assets case, seeking a stay on the trial taking place in a special court here.

  • akhilesh yadav

    BJP demands resignation of Akhilesh for sacking 36 ministers

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday sought resignation of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav after the latter sacked 36 junior ministers for his party’s defeat in the general elections.

  • Modi third PM to take oath in Rashtrapati Bhavan forecourt

    New Delhi: Narendra Modi, who will be sworn-in as India’s 14th prime minister May 26, will be the third prime minister to take oath in the expansive forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhavan, officials said.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Kejriwal meets Lt Governor, AAP terms it ‘courtesy call’

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal today called on Lt Governor Najeeb Jung amid demand by a section of AAP MLAs to explore the possibility of formation of government again by the party with support of Congress.

  • jihad

    Jihad group calls for attack of Indian targets worldwide

    Washington: A jihad group has released a 10-minute video that calls on key fundamental Islamic leaders to attacks Indian targets worldwide in retaliation for the alleged atrocities commited against Muslims in India.

  • PMO changes Twitter handle, BJP terms it ‘unethical, ungraceful’

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister’s Office Tuesday changed the Twitter handle of the PMO – two days before BJP leader Narendra Modi takes oath as the next prime minister, provoking the BJP to term it an “ungraceful and unethical” move by the outgoing establishment.

  • Gopinath Munde

    Sena firm on bigger pie in seat-sharing for assembly polls

    Mumbai: Leaders of a buoyant BJP in Maharashtra may be hoping for more seats to contest in upcoming state assembly polls but ally Shiv Sena does not seem to be in a mood to insist on continuing to play the role of “big brother” in state politics.

  • Voice tariffs need to go up: Vodafone India

    New Delhi: Turning profitable for the first time after entering the country, Vodafone India said mobile tariffs need to go up as input costs are rising, but smaller operators offering cheaper rates are not making it easy.

  • African national held with heroin worth Rs 50 lakh

    Mumbai: A man from a west African country has been arrested from Dadar in central Mumbai with 500 grams of high-grade heroin, worth Rs 50 lakh in international market, police said today.

  • Kashmir lifts ban on SMS on prepaid cell phones

    Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government Tuesday decided to lift the ban on short messaging services (SMS) on prepaid mobile connections with effect from Wednesday.

  • BSP supporters thrash job demanding Dalit officers

    Lucknow: Supporters of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Tuesday thrashed Dalit officers who showed up at a meeting of BSP leaders in Lucknow to demand appointments for posts cleared through the Civil Services Commission.

  • China, Russia seek to strengthen ties amid West’s criticism

    Beijing: Caught in complex disputes with the US, China and Russia today warmed up to each other backing their respective stance on issues like cyber espionage, the Ukraine crisis and maritime territorial row, as their navies began week-long joint exercises.

  • Sensex

    Sensex may touch 30,000 mark by FY15 end

    New Delhi: The landslide victory of BJP-led NDA, is most likely to lead to “elevated expectations” on the economic reform front and the Sensex can touch the 30,000 mark by the end of this fiscal year, experts believe.

  • HC quashes externment order, says it violates natural justice

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has quashed and set aside an order, issued by a high ranking police officer, externing a tailor from Pune city for two years on the ground that it violated principles of natural justice.

  • Modi to take oath at R Bhavan forecourt, over 3,000 invitees

    New Delhi: The magestic forecourt of the historic Rashtrapati Bhavan is gearing up for a gala swearing-in ceremony of Narendra Modi next Monday as the 15th Prime Minister of the country in the presence of over 3,000 invitees.