Free Press Journal
  • Paes-Stepanek bows out in semis after straight-set defeat

    London: The Indian challenge at the Wimbledon ended today with veteran Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek losing their men’s doubles semi-final against Canadian Vasek Pospisil and American Jack Sock in straight sets here today.

  • No hike of LPG, kerosene prices: Ministry

    New Delhi: Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said Friday there is no proposal to increase rates of subsidised LPG, kerosene and diesel.

  • Suzie Wolff

    After 22 years, Susie Wolff breaks F1 male bastion

    Silverstone (England): Scottish racing driver Susie Wolff became the first woman in 22 years to participate in an official Formula 1 World Championship meet when she drove the Williams of Valtteri Bottas in the first practice session of the British Grand Prix here Friday.

  • Arun Jaitley

    ‘Tough action against hoarders to curb price rise’

    Blaming hoarders for the recent spike in prices of onions, potatoes and other food items, the government Friday said it will take tough action in collaboration with states to reign in speculative volatility in prices.
    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley along with senior cabinet colleagues Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan and Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh, discussed with state food ministers measures to check the rising prices.

  • Digvijaya Singh

    Digvijay for CBI probe into MPPEB scam

    Bhopal:  Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh today demanded a CBI enquiry into the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam in which even appointments made during his tenure as the Chief Minister could be covered.

  • Subramanian Swamy

    Swamy writes to ED on National Herald issue

    New Delhi:  BJP leader Subramanian Swamy today sought an investigation by Enforcement Directorate in the wake of an order by a Delhi court on a private criminal complaint filed by him against Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and others in the National Herald case.

  • Himalaya Realestate did not abuse dominant position: CCI

    New Delhi:  Fair trade regulator CCI has dismissed complaints against Himalaya Realestate that it abused its dominant market position in residential apartments in Noida and Greater Noida.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Hoarders disrupting supply; Govt to take action: FM

    New Delhi:  Blaming hoarders for recent spurt in food prices, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said there was no need for panic as country has enough food stocks and promised stern action against black marketeers.

  • Irate Tendulkar fans target Sharapova on social media

    New Delhi: Not knowing Sachin Tendulkar can be damaging and Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova realised it the hard way when irate fans of the Indian batting legend stormed her facebook account with unpleasant comments for not recognising him.

  • Indian nurses freed in Iraq, to reach Kerala Saturday

    Thiruvananthapuram:  All 46 Indian women nurses seized by Sunni insurgents in Iraq were freed Friday and will fly to Kerala Saturday morning, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy announced.

  • Oil Min to move CCPA on raising LPG, kerosene prices

    New Delhi:  The Oil Ministry is likely to move the Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs (CCPA) soon with an expert panel recommendations of raising kerosene price by Rs 4 a litre and cooking gas (LPG) rates by Rs 250 per cylinder.

  • Man asked not to dispossess mother from house

    New Delhi:  A man and his wife have been restrained from dispossessing his mother from her house by a Delhi court which said he was entitled to take care of the elderly woman.