Free Press Journal
  • kapil sibal

    Cong meets Delhi leaders, begins analysis of LS poll debacle

    New Delhi: Starting a soul-searching exercise following its worst-ever Lok Sabha poll result, an informal group of Congress leaders today met party leaders from Delhi to identify the reasons behind its whitewash by BJP in the seven parliamentary seats in the national capital.

  • 22-year-old girl gang raped by two in a car

    New Delhi: A 22-year-old girl from Ghaziabad has accused two men, whom she has known for the last one year, of allegedly gang-raping her inside a car parked in high-security Chanakyapuri area here, police said today.

  • CAG, CVC responsible for policy paralysis a bogey: Vinod Rai

    New Delhi:  Dismissing the hypothesis that investigating and auditing agencies are responsible for policy paralysis, former CAG Vinod Rai today said bureaucrats can deliver given the space and empowerment.

  • Govt accepts report on rationalising definitions of FDI, FII

    New Delhi: Foreign investment of 10 per cent or more in a listed company will now be treated as FDI as the government has accepted the report of a committee on rationalising definitions of FDI and FII.

  • Cong demands CBI probe into MPPEB scam

    Bhopal: Congress today demanded a CBI probe into alleged Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam relating to use of fradulent means in premedical tests and recruitment to government services.

  • Coast Guard arrests 12 Lankan fishermen

    Chennai: Twelve Sri Lankan fishermen have been arrested and their two boats seized by Indian Coast Guard for allegedly fishing in the Indian waters of Bay of Bengal.

  • Question mark on Chavan, Gogoi fate; Sources say Hooda safe

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi today held parleys with the chief ministers of Maharashtra and Haryana amidst the possibility of a change of guard in some of the states where it is in power as the party prepares for a massive rejig in the wake of its unprecedented debacle in Lok Sabha polls.

  • Barricades put up between AP and Telangana admin blocks in Hyd

    Hyderabad: Police have put up barricades between the administrative blocks being allotted to the Andhra Pradesh and Telangana governments at the Secretariat here in a bid to restrict unauthorised movement of people.

  • Natural beauty favoured by most but how natural is it?

    London: Almost three quarters of men say they find women more attractive when they wear less makeup; however what they think is the natural look is more likely to take hours of effort and plenty of special makeup tricks, says a research.

  • Tarun Gogoi

    Vast difference between words and work of BJP: Gogoi

    Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Saturday said that there was a vast difference between the words and work of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government at the Centre.

  • Devendra Fadnavis

    Rail tariff hike inevitable: Fadnavis

    Thane (Mah): Defending the Central government’s move to hike rail tariff by 14.2 per cent, BJP Maharashtra President Devendra Fadnavis today said no one likes fare-hike but it was ‘inevitable’.

  • Assam opposes visa-free entry to select Bangladeshis again

    Guwahati: The Assam government has rejected a revised proposal by the Centre for relaxation of visa norms giving free entry to Bangladeshi citizens below 10 years and above 70 years into India.

  • Nitish - Lalu

    Coming together of Lalu,Nitish will only end in zero: Kushwaha

    Patna: Describing the coming together of Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad as “unprincipled and opportunist”, Union minister Upendra Kushwaha today said handshake of the two “rejected” leaders would have no impact in politics of Bihar.

  • Massive fire in South Mumbai Naman Towers

    Mumbai: A major fire broke out on the 15th floor of a multi-storey building at Parel area of Central Mumbai today, with several people stuck on the terrace, officials said.