Free Press Journal
  • Nawaz Sharif

    India awaits Sharif’s response, meetings planned with other leaders

    New Delhi: India was “patiently” awaiting Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s response to the invitation for swearing-in of Narendra Modi as “short duration bilateral meetings” are being set up with all the other SAARC Heads of Government and State who have decided to attend the ceremony on May 26.

  • Hamid Karzai

    Karzai calls up PM after Herat attack

    New Delhi: Afghan President Hamid Karzai today called up Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the wake of attack on Indian consulate in Herat and asserted that such incidents will only help strengthen the collective resolve of both countries to fight terror.

  • Narendra Modi

    Modi donates Rs 21 lakh to benefit daughters of drivers, peons

    Ahmedabad: After resigning as chief minister of Gujarat yesterday, Prime Minister designate Narendra Modi donated Rs 21 lakh for the benefit of daughters of drivers and peons working for the Gujarat state government.

  • Nagpur-based co conspired with Darda to cheat Coal Min: CBI

    New Delhi: Director of Nagpur-based AMR Iron and Steel Pvt Ltd, Manoj Jayaswal, had allegedly conspired with Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Darda and his son Devendra Darda to cheat the Coal Ministry in obtaining coal blocks, CBI has claimed in its charge sheet filed before a special court here.

  • CAG asks DoT to reply by June on telecom circle mergers

    New Delhi: The Comptroller and Auditor General has asked the DoT to reply to its draft report wherein it was alleged that Chennai and Tamil Nadu service areas were “hastefully” merged resulting in “undue benefit” of Rs 2,400 crore to Airtel and Aircel.

  • rahul gandhi

    Rahul fittest leader for every responsibility: Cong

    New Delhi: Congress today backed party vice president Rahul Gandhi calling him the “fittest” leader for every responsibility, amid a lookout for its leader in the Lok Sabha.

  • Rahul Gandhi

    Cong leaders from Telangana meet Rahul Gandhi

    New Delhi: A delegation of Congress leaders from Telangana, who lost the Lok Sabha elections, today met party Vice President Rahul Gandhi and extended their support to him for strengthening the party in the newly-carved out state.

  • Disgruntled Assam MLAs keep on hold meeting with Guv

    Guwahati: Amid growing disgruntlement in the Congress Legislature Party in Assam, 45 ‘rebel’ MLAs have decided to keep on hold their meeting with the Governor in view of a party central observer coming to meet them here.

  • Goa to seek scrapping of notification on Western Ghats

    Panaji: Goa’s BJP Government will ask the incoming Narendra Modi administration to scrap a notification issued on the basis of a controversial report that identifies a major part of the coastal State as ecologically sensitive area, where commercial activities are to be curbed.

  • Delhi govt collects 1400 crore in taxes in April

    New Delhi: Delhi government has collected over Rs 1400 crore in taxes in the month of April which is 4.4 per cent of the total revenue target of Rs 31571 crore for the current fiscal.

  • Rs 73.67 lakh power bill waiver for hail-hit farmers in Nashik

    Nashik: In a relief to hailstorm-affected farmers in the district, the Maharashtra government has waived outstanding electricity bills of Rs 73.67 lakh, pending against 43,637 farmers under the MSEDCL, Nashik zone.

  • 7 Race Course Road all set to welcome new PM

    7 Race Course Road, the official residence of the Prime Minister of India, is getting a fresh coat of paint, while the already manicured lawns are being given a fresh roll and the expansive complex is getting a bright new look with lots of flowers to welcome its new occupant –Narendra Modi.

  • 2G scam: CBI seeks cancellation of bail to Shahid Balwa

    New Delhi: CBI in a Delhi court today sought the cancellation of the bail granted to Swan Telecom Promoter Shahid Usman Balwa in the 2G spectrum allocation case, saying his conduct requires reconsideration and recall of the relief given to him earlier.

  • After people’s resounding mandate, US ready to engage Modi

    Washington: With Narendra Modi set to assume office  as India’s Prime Minister Monday, the US has expressed keenness to engage a man it had shunned for over a decade, following his “resounding” victory.

  • Mumbai add to Delhi woes with 15-run win

    Mumbai: Mumbai Indians handed Delhi Daredevils their eighth straight loss, beating them by 15 runs in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Wankhede Stadium here Friday.

  • NCP conspired to defeat Congress candidates: Rane

    Mumbai: Still smarting under the defeat of his son and sitting MP Nilesh Rane, Maharashtra Industries Minister and senior Congress leader Narayan Rane today accused that the ally NCP conspired against Congress candidates in the Lok Sabha elections.