Free Press Journal
  • Meghalaya: UDP seeks quashing of HC order on B’deshi settlers

    Shillong: Main Opposition United Democratic Party (UDP) in Meghalaya today called for the state government to contest “without delay” the Meghalaya High Court order that Bangladeshi nationals who have made the state their home prior to March 24, 1971, must be considered as Indian citizens.

  • Black Money

    Centre gets a week to notify SIT on black money

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Friday gave the central government one more week to notify the setting up of a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to investigate the flight of black money to tax havens abroad and to bring it back.

  • Mumbai Indians all out for 173 against Delhi Daredevils

    New Delhi: Mumbai Indians were all out for 173 with three balls to spare against Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter at the Wankhede Stadium here Friday.

  • Bengal Finance Minister, Mukul Roy to attend Modi swering-in

    Kolkata: Ending the suspense, West Bengal Chief minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee today decided to send state Finance Minister Amit Mitra and party general secretary Mukul Roy to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Narendra Modi as Prime Minister on May 26.

  • Sushil kumar Shinde.

    Shinde comes out in support of Maharashtra CM

    Mumbai: Former Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde today came out in support of Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, whose leadership credentials have been questioned within Congress and by ally NCP following the party’s poor performance in Lok Sabha elections.

  • NHAI allows premium rejig for 9 highway developers

    New Delhi: The National Highways Authority of India, responsible for development, maintenance and management of NHs, today allowed nine of the stressed 23 road projects to reschedule their premium payments, a development that can revive stalled road works and attract investments.

  • Sebi to give 2 persons final settlement orders in 5 weeks

    Mumbai: Sebi has assured that it would provide final communication to two individuals within five weeks in a case where both sides had agreed to settle the matter through consent mechanism back in 2012.

  • Jitan Ram manjhi

    Bihar cabinet to be expanded soon: Manjhi

    Patna: After winning the trust vote comfortably, a happy Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi today said he would soon expand his cabinet.

  • Rajapaksa Sri Lanka

    Reconsider Rajapakse invite: BJP allies MDMK, PMK; DMK backs

    New Delhi/Chennai: Narendra Modi’s invitation to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa for his swearing-in as Prime Minister drew more criticism today from Tamil parties with BJP allies MDMK and PMK and also DMK urging him to reconsider it.

  • NDA ally MDMK meets Modi, says Rajapaksa should not be invited

    New Delhi: MDMK chief Vaiko, an NDA ally, today opposed the invitation extended to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa for Narendra Modi’s swearing-in ceremony and asked the Prime Minister-designate as well as BJP President Rajnath Singh to reconsider the decision.

  • Priyanka Gandhi

    Voices in favour of Priyanka grow stronger in Cong

    New Delhi: Against the backdrop of debacle in Lok Sabha polls, voices for bringing Priyanka Gandhi to the forefront if politics grew stronger within the Congress party with at least two leaders today saying she is a “big fighter” and has the “natural ability” to connect with people.

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    Wrong to blame Rahul, UPA-II was not good product: Cong leader

    New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi was faced with an unenviable task in the Lok Sabha polls as UPA-II was “not a good product” that could be marketed with voters, a party leader close to the Congress Vice President has said.

  • Andhra HC verdict on Sun Pharma-Ranbaxy merger plea tomorrow

    Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh High Court will tomorrow decide on the petition filed by two investors requesting it to restrain the BSE and NSE from giving any clearance to the scheme of amalgamation or merger between Sun Pharma and Ranbaxy.

  • Tipu Sultan Ring

    Tipu Sultan’s ring sells for 145,000 pounds in UK

    London: A unique golden ring belonging to Mysore’s 18th Century legendary ruler Tipu Sultan has been sold for a whopping 145,000 pounds at an auction here, 10 times more than its estimated price.