Free Press Journal
  • Shotgun bats for Advani, MM Joshi role in govt

    New Delhi : BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha has sounded a discordant note over the exclusion of party veterans like L K Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi from the Narendra Modi government, saying both are “extremely capable of being in any post”.

  • Raghav Bahl quits NW 18

    New Delhi : Network18 Founder and Managing Director Raghav Bahl quit the media group after agreeing to sell controlling stake to Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) for Rs 4,000 crore. A day after the deal was announced, Bahl in a letter to employees of the group said he and his wife Ritu are exiting from shareholding of the group he had founded in the early 1990s.

  • Court fines Balwa for his nefarious conduct

    New Delhi : Castigating Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa for his ‘nefarious conduct’ and ‘sinister and reprehensible’ act during recording of his statement in 2G spectrum allocation case trial, a special court on Friday imposed a cost of Rs.1,00,000.

  • Duo invites some racial tweets too

    Washington: Some on social media seemed more preoccupied with their heritage than their way with words. Among the tweets cited by the Post were:

  • One dead over dispute in marriage programme

    Burhanpur: One person was killed, when a dispute arose among the members of bridegroom’s family during a marriage ceremony in Nepanagar station on Friday night. As per the spreading rumors, in the marriage ceremony, after the ritual of Bidai, a dispute arose in the bridegroom’s family in which a person identified as Narendra Soni was stabbed to death. He was brought dead to the Nehru hospital. Nepa station in-charge confirmed the news.

  • Set for Modi team, economist prefers to serve Rajasthan!

    Jaipur : Former chief economist of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and professor of economics at Columbia University Aravind Pangariya, who was tipped to become the chief economic advisor to PM Narendra Modi has surprisingly accepted a lower level appointment in his home state of Rajasthan.

  • Tainted Phatak, Vyas among 6 babus shifted

    Mumbai : Maharashtra Government has effected transfer of eight IAS officers, including recently-reinstated bureaucrats Jairaj Phatak and Pradeep

  • ‘The basking days are over’

    Lisa Haydon is hot, happening and thus has to be on our pages! Shubarna Mukerji Shu brings out the person behind the sensation. (more…)

  • Gale hits IGI, five aircraft damaged, flights diverted

    New Delhi: Sudden strong winds on Friday hit the operations at the IGI airport in the Capital as flying debris damaged five aircraft and forced the diversion of 24 planes to other nearby destinations.

  • RIL counters ONGC, says no connectivity between blocks

    New Delhi : In a strong rebuttal to ONGC’s allegation that the state-owned firm’s gas was flowing out of KG-D6 wells, Reliance Industries has told the Delhi High Court that the legal proceedings initiated against it are “mala fide and actuated by malice”, reports PTI.

  • Police officers extort underprivileged, using offensive words

    Jhabua: Besides the orders by the CM Shivrajsingh Chauhan of maintaining a peaceful atmosphere in the state and abiding by the laws rather than troubling the civilians unnecessarily, the chain of harassing the underprivileged and extorting them seem to be unending by the police officers.

  • HDFC Bk in no hurry to secure govt approval for FDI cap hike

    NEW DELHI : As the next revision of the MSCI India Index is some months away, HDFC Bank Ltd was in no urgency to secure the government’s approval for increase in foreign investment limit in the bank, a senior

  • Bomb damages N Ireland hotel

    Londonderry (Northern Ireland) : Northern Ireland police say a bomb has detonated in the lobby of a Londonderry hotel, but a swift evacuation ensured that nobody was injured, reports AP. The device exploded on Friday inside the entrance to the Everglades, one of the longest operating hotels in Northern Ireland’s second-largest city.

  • J&K Bank drops over 18% on reports of undeclared NPAs

    Srinagar: Shares of Jammu and Kashmir Bank nosedived over 18 per cent to Rs 1,501.35 following a report that it had undeclared non-performing assets, or bad loans, of as much as Rs 2,500 crore. The report claimed that stressed loans were given to few firms in Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Hyderabad. A bank spokesman sought to dispel the apprehensions created by the report saying the NPAs of the bank were as