Free Press Journal
  • CAG punches holes in UP’s Maha Kumbh spend

    Lucknow:  In a major embarrassment for the Uttar Pradesh government, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has punched many holes in the much-hyped 2013 Maha Kumbh in Allahabad.

  • Govt hikes onion MEP to USD 500 per tonne

    New Delhi:  The government today hiked the minimum export price of onion to USD 500 per tonne to improve the domestic supply and curb prices.

  • Sudin Dhavalikar

    Expel Goa minister for mini-skirt, bikini remarks: Congress

    Panaji: The Congress Wednesday demanded the expulsion of Goa PWD Minister Sudin Dhavalikar for his controversial remarks where he demanded a ban on women wearing mini-skirts to night clubs and bikinis to beaches.

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    Vaiko urges Centre for retrieval of Katchatheevu

    Chennai:  BJP ally MDMK today pressed that India should retrieve Katchatheevu, an islet ceded to Sri Lanka by way of two agreements in 1974 and 1976, saying the move will guarantee livelihood of Indian fishermen.

  • 4 Goa MLAs asked to reimburse Brazil tour ticket amount

    Panaji:  Goa government has asked its four MLAs, including a cabinet minister, to reimburse the money spent on booking tickets to Brazil to watch the football World Cup, even as the legislators left for the South American country to witness the ongoing mega sporting event.

  • Six Naxals held in Chhattisgarh

    Raipur: Six Naxals have been arrested during separate search operations in the insurgency-hit areas of Chhattisgarh, police said today.

  • Hoarders and black marketers supported BJP during elections, says Atul Anjan

    New Delhi: Communist Party of India (CPI) leader Atul Anjan here today alleged that the government is not able to stop black marketing and hoarding because these black marketers and hoarders supported Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) during elections and also financed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s election campaigns.

  • SRK receives French honor `Knight of the Legion`

    Washington: Shah Rukh Khan was bestowed with the ‘Knight of the Legion of Honor’ by French minister of foreign affairs Laurent Fabius, at a special event held at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, Mumbai.

  • Pakistan to take up dam water release issue with India

    Islamabad: A two-day national conference held to review monsoon preparedness has concluded that the Pakistan Commission for Indus Water will take up the dam water release issue with India.

  • BJP legislators create ruckus in Bihar assembly

    Patna:  Opposition BJP legislators Wednesday created a ruckus in the Bihar assembly over poor law and order situation, disrupting the proceedings of the house.

  • HK police arrest 511 after big democracy rally

    Hong Kong:  Hong Kong police arrested more than 500 people who refused to leave a street in the city’s financial district today, a day after tens of thousands of people joined a massive march to push for democracy, free from China’s interference.

  • Self-proclaimed godman arrested

    Jajpur (Odisha):  A self-proclaimed godman was arrested for allegedly outraging the modesty of a minor girl at Bhaliuagaon village in Odisha’s Jajpur district, police said today.

  • Four Sri Lankan Tamils arrested

    Rameswaram:  Four Sri Lankan Tamils, including two women, were arrested today after they arrived here without proper documents in an illegal ferry, a senior police official said.