Free Press Journal
  • Saradha scam: CBI raids in West Bengal, Odisha

    New Delhi: The CBI Thursday conducted 30 raids in various places in West Bengal and Odisha in connection with its probe in the Rs.10,000 crore Saradha chit fund scam.

  • Guys who were questioned really delivered: Cook

    Southampton: England skipper Alastair Cook today praised the efforts of his team’s senior members for their contribution in the 266-run victory over India in the third Test here.

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    Cong in no mood to let go Gadkari house “bugging” issue

    New Delhi: Congress today appeared in no mood to give up the issue of alleged bugging of union minister Nitin Gadkari’s residence and pointed to “discrepancies” in the statements of various BJP leaders, including Gadkari on the subject.

  • Non-food credit up 13% in June to Rs 56,39,000 crore

    Mumbai: Non-food credit of scheduled commercial banks rose 13 per cent year-on-year for the second time in row in June to Rs 56,39,000 crore from Rs 49,91,800 crore in the same period last year.

  • Sonia should reply on the issues raised by Singh: BJP

    New Delhi: BJP today attacked Congress President Sonia Gandhi and sought a reply from her on the issues raised by former Union Minister Natwar Singh in his latest book.

  • Manika Batra lone Indian to reach women’s singles quarters

    Glasgow: Rising Indian table tennis player Manika Batra fought her way into the women’s singles quarterfinals while top paddler Sharath Kamal entered the quarterfinals of men’s doubles and mixed doubles at the Commonwealth Games here today.

  • Mild tension in Purana Pul over defiling of religious place

    Hyderabad: Mild tension prevailed in Purana Pul area of Old City here in the early hours after a religious place was allegedly desecrated by some unidentified persons even as police arrested one person in connection with the incident.

  • People in landslide prone areas may have to be shifted: Chavan

    Mumbai:  Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said here today that people living in dangerous locations across the state, which are prone to landslides, would have to be shifted elsewhere to prevent such incidents, official sources said.

  • BanCong symbol as it resembles police logo: PIL

    Mumbai: A public interest litigation filed in the Bombay High Court has sought a ban on the electoral symbol of Congress — a hand — claiming that it is very similar to the logo of Maharashtra Police.

  • Give copy of Rajesh Khanna’s will to his former companion: HC

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has asked Twinkle Kumar, daughter of the late Bollywood superstar Rajesh Khanna, to give a copy of probate proceedings and the probated will of her father to his former companion Anita Advani.

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    Model rape case: IPS officer’s interim protection extended

    Mumbai: A local court today extended till August 5 the interim protection from arrest granted to senior IPS officer Sunil Paraskar, accused of raping and molesting a model-turned-actress, even as the crime branch opposed his anticipatory bail saying that prima-facie a case is made out against him.

  • CBI registers 23rd case in coal block allocation

    New Delhi: The CBI Thursday registered its 23rd case — against a Madhya Pradesh-based private company — in the ongoing probe into coal block allocations.

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    Natwar rakes up Sonia’s Italian origin

    New Delhi: Estranged Gandhi family loyalist K Natwar Singh, a former external affairs minister, today raked up Sonia Gandhi’s Italian origin, suggesting that her “ruthless” side came from it as “no Indian would have treated me” like she did to him.

  • More FDI in insurance will cause trouble: CPI-M

    New Delhi: The government decision to hike the FDI cap to 49 percent in the insurance sector will inject “volatility and vulnerability of the deregulated financial system” into India, the CPI-M has said.

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    Moeen Ali spins a web as England tie series with big win

    Southampton: Moeen Ali’s maiden six-wicket haul in India’s second innings helped England tie the five-match series 1-1, beating the visitors by 266 runs in the third cricket Test at The Rose Bowl here Thursday.