Free Press Journal
  • Lalu bargained with JD(U) to make daughter MLC: BJP alleges

    Patna: Bihar BJP today alleged that RJD supremo Lalu Prasad had bargained for a Legislative Council berth for his eldest daughter Misa Bharti in a trade off for support to the JD(U) government, even as the RJD rubbished the allegation.

  • Train travel to be costlier from tomorrow

    New Delhi: Travel by train will be costlier from tomorrow as the hike of 14.2 per cent in passenger fares will come into effect.

  • MSME Min wants single-window clearance, time-bound loans

    New Delhi: The MSME Ministry will seek to put in place a single-window clearance mechanism along with setting specific timeframes for grant of loans, easier labour laws and simplification of processes as a part of roadmap to revitalise the sector, Union Minister Kalraj Mishra said.

  • India evacuates 17 more from Iraq

    New Delhi: Seventeen more Indians have been evacuated from Iraq’s conflict zone, the government announced Tuesday.

  • CPI(M) leader Sen writes to Modi to review gas pricing formula

    New Delhi: As the government appeared close to a decision on hiking natural gas prices, CPI(M) leader and MP Tapan Sen has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking a review of the pricing formula, saying doubling of rates will lead to a phenomenal burden on the people.

  • HSBC sells USD 12.5-bn worth Swiss assets to LGT Bank

    London: In a multi-billion dollar deal that could have bearing on India’s fight against black money, global giant HSBC today sold its Swiss private banking assets worth USD 12.5 billion to Liechtenstein’s LGT Bank.

  • YS Jaganmohan Reddy

    Jagan’s bid to target Naidu on black money boomerangs

    Hyderabad: YSR Congress chief Y S Jaganmohan Reddy today sought to target Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu over corruption issue during a discussion on black money in Andhra Pradesh Assembly, but was cornered when the ruling TDP launched a swift counter-attack on him.

  • Indian Open snooker in Mumbai

    Bangalore: The 2014 Indian Open professional world ranking snooker tournament will be held in Mumbai from Oct 13-17 with the qualifying competition in England in August to decide the 64 players.

  • Cong, BJP demand CBI probe after CAG detects irregularity

    Bhubaneswar:  Terming it as a “Mega Scam”, Opposition Congress and BJP in Odisha today demanded a CBI probe into the alleged undue favour to certain industrial houses which availed loan from banks by mortgaging government lands allotted to them on lease for setting up industries.

  • HC directs Govt to furnish details of probe in children case

    Kochi: Kerala High Court today directed the state government to furnish by July two the details of investigation conducted by police so far in the case relating to bringing of over 500 children from Jharkhand, Bihar and West Bengal meant for orphanages in the state.

  • delhi university VP dinesh singh

    Delhi University VC resigns after row with UGC

    New Delhi: Delhi University Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh resigned Tuesday, days after the UGC told him to scrap the controversial four-year undergraduate course (FYUP), an official said.

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    Filmmaker Subhash Kapoor gets bail in molestation case

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Subhash Kapoor is out on bail after being arrested by officials of the Versova police station here in connection with the molestation case filed against him by actress Geetika Tyagi.