Free Press Journal
  • Manish Tewari

    GoMs, EGoMs formed due to the complexities of issues: Cong

    New Delhi: With the NDA government today deciding to scrap all 30 GoMs and EGoMs set up by previous UPA regime, Congress defended the ministerial groups saying they were necessitated due to the complexities of issues having inter-ministerial connotations.

  • Sadananda Gowda

    Major changes planned in railway sector: Gowda

    Mangalore:  Railway Minister D V Sadananda Gowda today said he intended to bring major changes in the railway sector and he would focus on the ‘four S’- safety, service, security and speed.

  • HRD minister intervenes, DU VC denies suspending officials

    New Delhi: Following HRD Minister Smriti Irani’s intervention, Delhi University Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh Saturday said no suspension order was issued to five officials for leaking documents related to her educational qualifications.

  • Mother sells newborn in Bengal, child rescued

    Kolkata: Forced by abject poverty, a woman sold her newborn child for Rs.13,000 to a childless couple in West Bengal’s Jalpaiguri district, an official said Saturday.

  • Fire in office building

    New Delhi: A fire broke out at an office building situated in Railway Colony near Connaught Place in the heart of the national capital here this evening.

  • Odisha Congress leader undergoes bypass surgery

    Bhubaneswar: Odisha Congress leader and former minister Narasingha Mishra has undergone a heart bypass surgery at a private hospital in Mumbai, a family member said Saturday.

  • Law and order has improved in JK, says outgoing DGP

    Srinagar: Outgoing Director General of Jammu and Kashmir Police Ashok Prasad today said the increased police-public interaction over the past two years had resulted in successful operations against militants and improved law and order situation in the valley.

  • Uphaar fire: Court orders framing of charges in evidence case

    New Delhi: A court here Saturday ordered framing of charges against real estate barons, Ansal brothers Sushil and Gopal, and five others in a case of alleged tampering with evidence in the 1997 Uphaar fire tragedy case.

  • Increase taxes on tobacco to deter youngsters: NGO

    Kolkata: In order to deter youngsters from taking to tobacco, an NGO Saturday urged the West Bengal and central government to increase tobacco taxes to 65 percent.

  • Modi Govt will support Kerala’s development: Radhakrishnan

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Narendra Modi government will extend due support to the development of Kerala although the state has no representation in the ministry, Union Minister of State for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Pon Radhakrishnan today said.
    Radhakrishnan, elected from Kanyakumari Lok Sabha seat in Tamil Nadu, said the issue of widening of the Thiruvananthapuram-Nagercoil highway had already been taken up with Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari.

  • Smriti Irani

    Cong slams govt over suspension of 5 DU staff

    New Delhi: Opposition Congress today attacked the government over suspension of five non-teaching staff of Delhi University, saying the move smacked of “high-handedness” and was a precursor to the way the Centre wanted to conduct the affairs of the nation.

  • PGMET scam: 1,500 page charge sheet filed against 46 accused

    Hyderabad: The CID of AP police today filed 1,500 page charge sheet against 46 persons, including 26 doctors, in connection with the alleged irregularities in the PG Medical Entrance Test (PGMET) held by a Vijayawada-based University.

  • Vayalar, Digvijay to oversee Andhra CLP leaders’ election

    New Delhi: Senior Congress leaders Vayalar Ravi and Digvijay Singh will visit Andhra Pradesh as observers for overseeing the election of leaders of Congress Legislature Party in both the state Assembly and the Legislative Council next week.

  • Name cops as accused not abetters in Badaun case: AIDWA

    New Delhi: All India Democratic Women’s Association (AIDWA) today demanded that the policemen allegedly involved in the gangrape and murder of two dalit sisters in Badaun district of Uttar Pradesh be named as accused and not as “abetters” in the FIR.

  • Maha co-op bank with Dy CM as director indicted for losses

    Mumbai, May 31 (PTI) In an embarrassment for the Maharashtra government, an official report has indicted the erstwhile Board of Directors of the state’s apex cooperative bank, which included Deputy CM Ajit Pawar and several other leaders of the ruling Congress-NCP combine, for irregularities resulting in huge losses.

  • AP guv hopes that Andhra, Telangana CMs will resolve all issues

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Governor E S L Narasimhan today expressed hope that Chief Ministers of both Telangana and residuary Andhra Pradesh would discuss and “amicably” settle the issues concerning the two states after they formally come into being on June 2.

  • Illegal coal mining will be stopped at any cost: DGP

    Hazaribagh (Jharkhand): Instructions have been given to the SPs of five districts to control illegal coal mining in their areas, Jharkhand police Chief Rajiv Kumar said today.

  • Come out with an integrated textile policy, say mills

    Coimbatore: With prices of yarn and cotton maintaining stability, textile mills in this region today appealed to the Centre and the Tamil Nadu government to announce comprehensive textile policy to achieve envisaged growth rate.