Free Press Journal
  • prakash javdekar

    Sustainable growth not at cost of poor, India says

    Nairobi: Efforts to put the global economy on a sustainable path must not be at the cost of the poor, India today said and asked developed countries to take a lead in committing to technology transfer for developing nations to achieve balanced growth.

  • Rajnath Singh

    No stone to be left unturned to solve Naxalism: Rajnath

    New Delhi:  Spelling out the NDA government’s political will to resolve country’s vexed security problems, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said no stone will be left unturned to find a solution to issues like Naxalism and insurgency.

  • Sushma Swaraj

    India will actively engage with neighbours: Swaraj

    Dhaka: Spelling out the new Indian government’s foreign policy towards its neighbours, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today said India would actively engage with them to ensure security, stability and prosperity for all nations.

  • sitaram yechury

    ‘Modi govt undermining parliamentary, democratic practices’

    New Delhi: CPI(M) today drew a parallel between the Emergency imposed by Indira Gandhi and the “authoritarian tendencies” of the Narendra Modi government which, it said, was “undermining” parliamentary and democratic practices.

  • DU Row

    FYUP issue: Over 25 protesting students detained

    New Delhi: A group of students were today detained when they tried to stage a march from Central Secretariat Metro Station to Rashtrapati Bhavan demanding the President’s intervention in ending the impasse over the four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP).

  • cidco airport site

    Airport: CIDCO to hold first draw for land allotment on Aug 15

    Thane: In a step towards the rehabilitation of those affected by the Navi Mumbai International Airport, the state planning body CIDCO today said the first lottery for compensatory land allotment will be held on August 15.

  • FIFA bans Suarez for 4 months for biting opponent

    Rio de Janeiro: FIFA banned Uruguay striker Luis Suarez from all football activities for four months on Thursday for biting an opponent at the World Cup, a punishment that rules him out of the rest of the tournament and the start of the upcoming English Premier League season.

  • Arun Jaitley

    ‘Move to streamline industrial licensing to help new players’

    New Delhi,: Industry body CII has welcomed the government’s move to streamline the industrial licensing process for defence equipment, saying it would bring more clarity to the procedures and encourage new entrants into the sector.

  • Caste census getting delayed because of enumerators error:MoRD

    New Delhi: The caste census is getting further delayed due to enumerators making errors like treating ‘Sharma’ and ‘Muslim’ as castes, prompting government to ask the states to complete the exercise before August 31.

  • Reserve Bank of India Governor Symbol

    RBI revises asset classification norms for infra firms

    Mumbai: The Reserve Bank today allowed banks to treat loans as ‘standard’ even when date of commencement of project is delayed by two years, a move that would provide easier fund access to infrastructure firms.

  • Murdoch in Britain in wake of phone-hacking trial

    London: News Corporation executive chairman Rupert Murdoch visited the headquarters of his British newspaper division in London today after his protege Rebekah Brooks was cleared of phone hacking in a high-profile trial.

  • It’s official: India to play six bilateral series against Pak

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) today said it has signed a binding agreement with the BCCI, in which two countries will play six bilateral series over the next eight years under the new future tours program.

  • IPI voices concern over conviction of 3 Al Jazeera journos

    New Delhi: The International Press Institute has expressed concern over the conviction and sentencing of three Al Jazeera journalists in Egypt and urged the country’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi to immediately grant a full presidential pardon to them.

  • Music – Groovy nights

    Groovy Nights

    What: DJ Riktam of Growling Mad Scientists (GMS) is in the city and is all set to rock your Friday night at Tilt All Day. Gear up as the famous DJ plays psychedelic music live for you. This act is a part of his multi city tour. Along with him, DJ Raoul Third Eye of Third Eye Record will also be performing.

  • Narendra Modi

    No luxury of ‘honeymoon period’ there are areas we need to improve: Modi

    New Delhi:  On completion of 30 days in office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said he had no luxury of ‘honeymoon’ period as a “series of allegations” started in less than 100 hours but he feels there are “areas where surely we need to improve”.

  • Rafale deal likely to figure during French Foreign Minister’s visit

    New Delhi: The multi-billion dollar Rafale combat aircraft deal, the Jaitapur nuclear power plant and climate change are expected to figure prominently during talks French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius’ will have with Indian leaders during his two-day visit here starting Monday.