Free Press Journal
  • PDP calls for govt intervention on women’s safety in JK

    Srinagar: Opposition Peoples Democratic Party today voiced concern over the increase in crime against women in Jammu and Kashmir and called for serious societal and the government intervention to counter the situation.

  • On Cong ticket, even Modi would have lost LS polls: Nirupam

    New Delhi: In remarks that could spell controversy for Congress, AICC secretary Sanjay Nirupam today said that “even Narendra Modi would have badly lost in the Lok Sabha elections had he contested on a Congress ticket”.

  • arun jaitley

    Maritime security top priority: Jaitley

    Mumbai: Maritime security was the top priority for the government, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said here Saturday, and called for speeding up delivery of vessels to increase surveillance and secure the country’s long coastline.

  • Pune techie murder: minister seeks ban on controversial outfit

    Mumbai: Naseem Khan, a senior Congress minister in Maharashtra, today demanded a ban on the right-wing organisation Hindu Rashtra Sena whose members allegedly beat a 28-year-old software professional to death in Pune following tension over some images on the Facebook.

  • Javadekar to restructure Doordarshan along BBC lines

    New Delhi: Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar Saturday said he intends to restructure Prasar Bharati along the lines of BBC by augmenting its “editorial freedom” and its “internal control over manpower”.

  • Dehradun Fake encounter: CBI demands death for guilty policemen

    New Delhi: The CBI Saturday asked a court here to award the death penalty to seven Uttarakhand policemen convicted of killing a 22-year-old MBA student in a fake gun battle in Dehradun. The court fixed June 9 for pronouncing the sentence.

  • K Chandrasekhar Rao

    Modi meets Telangana CM, governors

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday had a stream of visitors, including Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao and two governors, the Prime Minister’s Office said.

  • Experimental mission of GSLV Mark III in July/ August

    Chennai: Indian Space Research Organisation is likely to launch its experimental mission of GSLV Mark III with passive cryogenic stage in the last week of July or the first week of August, a senior official said today.

  • Sharad Pawar

    Pawar to spell out NCP roadmap ahead of Maha polls at meeting

    Mumbai: NCP, an alliance partner of Congress in the Democratic Front government of Maharashtra, will sound the bugle for upcoming Assembly elections at a meeting to be addressed by party president Sharad Pawar tomorrow.

  • Guest house staffer held for attempting rape

    Hyderabad:  A house keeping staff at a guest house, who allegedly attempted rape on a medical student here, was arrested today, police said.

  • Kejriwal tries to quell infighting

    New Delhi, Jun 7 (PTI) Grappling with bitter infighting, Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal today attempted to reach out to the dissidents by offering to restructure the party and claimed that all the “differences” among the leaders have been resolved.

  • Sena opposes Jaitapur nuclear project

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena today expressed its opposition to the ambitious nuclear power project at Jaitapur in coastal Maharashtra and said the party would continue with its stand on the issue.

  • Prithviraj Chavan

    Maha CM Mumbai Metro fare hike; govt files petition in HC

    MUMBAI – Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan today made it clear that the government was firm on Reliance Infrastructure running the Mumbai Metro on the ticket fares decided upon earlier.

  • Court orders convicted cops to be transported in high security

    New Delhi: Apprehending violence among 17 Uttarakhand cops convicted in the fake encounter case of an MBA student, a Delhi court today asked police to provide “high security” to them during transit between jail and court.