Free Press Journal
  • Man robbed of cash, ornaments worth over Rs 9 lakh

    Thane:  A 64-year-old man was robbed of cash and jewellery worth over Rs 9 lakh by unidentified men on a passenger train when he was returning to Mumbai with his family after attending his granddaughter’s wedding in Allahabad, police said today.

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    Court exempts Amit Shah from appearance in encounter cases

    Mumbai:  The special CBI court here yet again exempted BJP leader Amit Shah from appearing before it today in connection with the alleged fake encounter cases of Tulsiram Prajapati and Sohrabuddin Sheikh.

  • Kerala to get 4th intl airport; commercial ops by May 2016

    Thiruvananthapuram:  Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy  will lay the foundation stone of the state’s fourth international airport at Kannur tomorrow and its commercial operations are expected to start in May 2016.

  • Assembly rocked by issue of alleged assault on policemen by Cong MLA

    Bangalore: Karnataka Assembly was adjourned today to July seven as it plunged into pandemonium after agitated BJP members demanded arrest of a ruling Congress MLA, who is facing a criminal case along with six supporters for alleged assault of two police constables in a midnight bar brawl.

  • All party meet for imposing discipline in Bihar House

    Patna:  Taking note of the angry exchanges between ruling JD(U) and BJP legislators during discussion on  Food Security Act in the Assembly yesterday, an all party meeting has been called today to avoid such a situation in the future for smooth functioning of the House.

  • OPCC chief for solution to solve Rath Jatra controversy

    Bhubaneswar:  With the row over Puri Shankaracharya’s boycott of Lord Jagannath’s Rath Jatra lingering, senior Congress leader Jaydev Jena today said the controversy should be resolved jointly by the seer, temple administration and Odisha government.

  • Kanwar fair: U’khand Police seek adequate security in 6 states

    Dehradun:  With the annual Kanwar fair round the corner, Uttarakhand Police has sought adequate deployment of security personnel at sensitive locations in six states through which the ‘kanwariyas’ (Shiva devotees) pass.

  • AgustaWestland: ED slaps laundering case against ex-IAF chief

    New Delhi:  Stepping up the heat in the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) today registered a money laundering case against former IAF chief SP Tyagi and others to probe proceeds of crime in the alleged kickbacks paid to procure the flying machines.

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    I am attracted to crazy characters: Varun Dhawan

    New Delhi:  Varun Dhawan opted to play a quirky romantic hero in ‘Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania’ because he is drawn to characters that are “goofy and crazy”.

  • Solution on iron ore export;Sesa Sterlite brings in the latest

    New Delhi:  Ahead of the scheduled Budget next week, a spate of innovative solutions have been put forth to  redress the iron ore industry’s biggest woe – export duty on the key input for steel-making.

  • Anti-caste rally reaches Kohima

    Kohima; Moving on pressurising the Government to do away with the caste system prevailing in the country, the 40-day-long Bharat Yathra, led by lawyer and social activist K K Sarachandra Bose arrived here today covering the 21 state capitals.

  • Modi govt has burdened people with rail fair hike: Karat

    Vijayawada: CPM National General Secretary Prakash Karat today said the Narendra Modi government has failed to contain inflation and some of its recent decisions have rather burdened the common man.

  • Left Front members walk out from Assembly

    Kolkata:  Left Front members led by CPI(M) today staged a walkout from the Assembly as soon as the morning session started demanding a statement from Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee regarding her party MP Tapas Pal’s derogatory remarks on women.

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    Indian nurses in Iraq safe: Chandy

    New Delhi:  46 Indian nurses, who are in ISIS-controlled region of Iraq, are safe and efforts are on to evacuate them, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said after meeting External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today.

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    Jaitley blames hoarders for food price rise

    New Delhi:  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Friday blamed hoarders for the spike in onions, potatoes and other food prices and claimed there are enough stocks and no need to panic.

  • AugustaWestland scam: CBI quizzes Goa governor

    Panaji:  A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team Friday quizzed Goa Governor B.V. Wanchoo in connection with the AugustaWestland VVIP chopper procurement scam.

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    Netanyahu calls for restraint amid escalating violence

    Jerusalem:  Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called for restraint amid growing calls from the right-wing groups to revenge the abduction and murder of three Israeli teens last month.