Free Press Journal
  • Guj govt reinstates Singhal, accused in Ishrat encounter case

    Ahmedabad: In a surprise move, Gujarat government today reinstated suspended IPS officer GL Singhal, an accused in Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case whose recording of phone conversations had brought to light the snooping scandal allegedly involving Narendra Modi aide Amit Shah.

  • Jharkhand top cop gets threat SMS

    Ranchi: A few persons have been detained for interrogation after Jharkhand Police Rajeev Kumar received a threat SMS, warning him to stop anti-naxal operations or he will be eliminated along with Chief Minister Hemant Soren.

  • Art 370 row: Cong accuses BJP of trying to polarise upcoming Assembly polls

    New Delhi: Alleging political motive behind remarks of BJP minister Jitendra Singh favouring a debate on Article 370, Congress today alleged this is “not a flip flop” but a “carefully orchestrated attempt” at polarizing upcoming Assembly elections in states.

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    Controversy rages on Smriti’s educational qualifications

    New Delhi: HRD Minister Smriti Irani was today at the centre of a raging controversy over her educational qualification after it emrged that she had made contradictory declarations when she contested Lok Sabha elections in 2004 and 2014.

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    Gambhir back; Binny, Pankaj surprise picks for England tour

    Mumbai: Veteran opener Gautam Gambhir was today recalled while all-rounder Stuart Binny and unheralded paceman Pankaj Singh were the surprise picks in an 18-member Indian squad for the Test series against England starting in the last week of June.

  • Knight Riders march into IPL final

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders marched into their second Indian Premier League (IPL) final with a convincing 28-run win over Kings XI Punjab in the Qualifier 1 at the Eden Gardens here Wednesday.

  • Anti-Modi comment case doesn’t warrant arrest: Parrikar

    Panaji: Even as state police continue to gun for 31-year-old Devu Chodankar for making anti-Narendra Modi comments on Facebook, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Wednesday said such a case did not warrant arrest.

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    Obama outlines end to troop deployment in Afghanistan by 2016

    Washington: The US will reduce its troops in Afghanistan to 9,800 by the end of this year and withdraw them completely by 2016, President Barack Obama has said, outlining an end to America’s longest war it launched after the 9/11 attack.

  • Rajnath Singh

    Rajnath meets RSS leaders, Modi over new BJP chief

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh Wednesday met senior RSS leaders here to discuss the choice of the new BJP president and then met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, informed sources said.

  • Bopanna-Qureshi win tough opener against Sharan-Junaid

    Paris: Sixth seeds Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi overcame a stiff challenge from Divij Sharan and Rameez Junaid in their men’s doubles first round match at the French Open tennis tournament here today.

  • TDP welcomes SIT on black money; says will work to curb graft

    Hyderabad: Stressing that poverty alleviation would become a reality only by rooting out corruption, TDP President N Chandrababu Naidu today vowed to work in that direction as he welcomed the Centre’s decision to constitute a Special Investigation Team on black money.

  • M F Husain’s last paintings go on display in London

    London: A set of eight rarely-seen paintings by celebrated artist M F Husain went on public display for the first time at the famous Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum here today.

  • Kamal Nath

    Kamal Nath recommended as pro tem speaker: Naidu

    New Delhi: The name of Congress MP Kamal Nath has been recommended as the pro tem speaker, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu said Wednesday.

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    ‘Citylights’ will bring back legacy of my cinema: Mahesh Bhatt

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, co-owner of Vishesh Films, says the film production company has given many hits like “Raaz”, “Jism” and “Murder”, but their forthcoming film “Citylights” will change its course.

  • 2G case: A Raja wishes to examine himself as witness

    New Delhi: Former Telecom Minister A Raja has told a special court that he wishes to depose as a witness to defend himself in the ongoing trial in the 2G spectrum allocation scam case.

  • ‘Maldives accords highest respect to India as global leader’

    Male: The Maldives accords the highest respect to India’s interests and status as a global leader, President Abdulla Yameen has said as he reaffirmed his country’s commitment to further strengthening bilateral ties.

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    Interest rates on home loans will be cut: Naidu

    New Delhi: Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu Wednesday said that housing for all and reduction in interest rates on home loans will be his top priorites.