Free Press Journal
  • In its 1st meeting, Modi-led Cabinet OKs probe on black money

    –Law minister: Cabinet OKs special team to unearth black money
    –Justice Shah to head team on unearthing black money
    –High-level meeting called on railway safety
    –Cabinet to again meet Wednesday
    –Wed Cabinet meet to discuss next Parliament session
    –External affairs minister to meet media Wednesday
    –Govt to take a structured view on Article 370
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    New Delhi: The first Union Cabinet meeting held today under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi appointed a special investigation team, to be headed

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    Cong accuses Kejriwal of theatrics, vows to ‘expose’ him

    New Delhi: In a stinging attack on Arvind Kejriwal, Congress today accused him of resorting to “low level politics” and said it will launch a door-to-door programme to “expose” the AAP leader on his “U-turn” on the bail bond and other issues.

  • Cong takes pot-shots at Modi’s choice of ministers

    New Delhi: Terming as “lacklustre” Narendra Modi’s new Council of Ministers, Congress today took pot-shots at the new government saying its HRD Minister Smriti Irani was “not even a graduate”.

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    Gold extends slide on sluggish demand, global uneasiness

    Mumbai: Gold prices drifted further at the domestic bullion market here today due to reduced off-take by stockists as well as poor local buying interest at current level amid weak global sentiment.

  • Sensex snaps 3-day upmove, down 167 pts on profit-booking

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex today retreated from a record and fell for the first time in four days weighed down by selling in power and oil shares as Prime Minister Narendra Modi allotted portfolios to his council of ministers.

  • Pradhan needs to immediately announce new gas price: Barclays

    New Delhi: Listing what it called key issues needing “attention of the new petroleum minister” on the day Dharmendra Pradhan took charge of his new portfolio, Barclays analysts said in a report Tuesday that the minister needed to immediately implement the new gas price.

  • Govt takes steps to develop Bahu Fort in Jammu

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Minister for Housing, Culture and Horticulture Raman Bhalla today said the government had taken up several initiatives to develop Bahu Fort area here, which is fast emerging as a favoured destination of tourists and pilgrims.

  • Punjab Cong for free trade between India, Pak

    Chandigarh,: The Punjab Congress today favoured free trade between India and Pakistan through land route as it hailed the meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif.

  • Modi govt likely to review decision on ‘Snoopgate’: Rijiju

    New Delhi: Describing the previous UPA government’s move to order a probe into the ‘Snoopgate’ affair as being politically motivated, newly-appointed Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju today indicated that the decision may be reviewed by the NDA government.

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    Coalscam: court allows Devendra Darda to travel abroad

    New Delhi: A Delhi court today allowed the plea of Devendra Darda, who along with his father Vijay Darda, a Rajya Sabha MP, is accused in a coal block allocation scam case, to travel to the USA and the UAE for business purpose.

  • Injustice to Gujarat in union cabinet: Shankersinh Vaghela

    Ahmedabad:  Gujarat assembly opposition leader and senior Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela alleged here today that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has done “injustice” to the people of Gujarat by giving berth to only “one and a half” people from the state in his cabinet.

  • Bihar government raises DA to 100 per cent

    Patna: In a major decision, the Bihar Cabinet today raised the Dearness Allowance of its employees and pensioners in the revised pay scale to 100 per cent from the previous rate of 90 per cent.

  • Use SAARC to improve regional cooperation: Modi

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday spoke about how the SAARC grouping should be used to “improve regional cooperation and connectivity”, Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh said.

  • Narendra Modi takes charge as PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi formally took charge of his office on a pleasant Tuesday, and his very first act was to announce ex-gratia payment to victims of a train disaster in Uttar Pradesh.

  • Herat attack,reconstruction efforts figure in Modi-Karzai meet

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held talks with Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai during which they discussed ways to enhance cooperation in key areas and the recent attack on Indian consulate in Herat that the Afghan leader maintains was carried out by Lashkar-e-Toiba.

  • Cannot act on half-baked petitions: Delhi HC

    New Delhi: Dismissing a PIL seeking a direction to the Centre to define its policy on medical treatment given to poor children at a government hospital here, the Delhi High Court today said it cannot act on “half- baked” petitions.