Free Press Journal
  • Amit Shah

    Amit Shah’s elevation shows Modi’s growing hold on BJP

    New Delhi: Amit Shah’s elevation as the BJP president is a reflection of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s growing hold over the affairs of the party, and the coming months are  likely to see the party exert to consolidate the gains in the Lok Sabha elections and extend its reach in areas where it is weak.

  • Calcutta HC pulls up W.Bengal Govt over its silence on Tapas Pal

    Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court while hearing today a writ petition filed against Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal has pulled up the West Bengal Government for maintaining silence over Pal’s derogatory comments against women.

  • High speed rail coaches to be rolled out in Sept end

    Kapurthala: A day after Railway Budget was presented in Parliament, Kapurthala based Rail Coach Factory (RCF) today said it will roll out first rake of coaches, capable of running at a high speed of 160 km per hour by the end of September or first week of October.

  • BJP slams Cong for questioning Amit Shah’s appointment

    New Delhi: BJP today slammed Congress for questioning the appointment of Amit Shah as its chief, saying it reflects “frustration” of the Opposition party which is “still reeling under” the defeat of the Lok Sabha polls.

  • Abhiahek Manu Singhvi

    Does BJP have ‘limited talent’: Cong on Shah appointment

    New Delhi: Congress today raked up the issue of the Sohrabuddin fake encounter case to attack BJP over the naming of Amit Shah as the new party chief and asked whether there was “limited talent” in the saffron outfit that it had appointed an accused to the top post.

  • P. Chidambaram

    Chidamabaram appreciates restrained language of Eco Survey

    New Delhi: Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram today appreciated the restrained language of the pre-Budget Economic Survey but expressed disappointment over it envisaging a five year period to put in place reforms.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Amit Shah as BJP chief sets “wrong precedent”: AAP

    New Delhi: The AAP today termed the appointment of Amit Shah as BJP President as a “wrong precedent for the country’s democracy” and said the ruling party had lowered the “minimum moral qualification” required for leaders to head political parties.

  • Sadananda Gowda

    NDA govt had ‘guts’ to implement rail fare hike: Gowda

    New Delhi: Facing attack over recent hike in rail fare and freight, Railway Minister D V Sadananda Gowda today said the NDA government had the “guts” to implement the proposal over which the UPA had developed cold feet.

  • Tsunami warning system is operational: Min

    New Delhi: The Indian Tsunami Early Warning Centre (ITEWC), which can send alerts to concerned authorities within 20 minutes after occurrence of an earthquake, has become operational, Lok Sabha was informed today.

  • Court summons Swaroopanand Saraswati on complaint of Sai Baba devotee

    Indore: A local court today issued summons to Shankaracharya of Dwarka Peeth, Swaroopanand Saraswati asking him to appear before it on August 8 after it took cognisance of a complaint filed against the seer for allegedly making controversial statements against Sai Baba of Shirdi.

  • Prakash Javadekar

    I&B Min grants permission for 795 news channels

    New Delhi: A total of 795 television channels have been granted permission by Information and Broadcasting ministry to uplink from the country in the news and non-news categories while 235 applications were still pending for inter-ministerial clearances, Lok Sabha was informed today.

  • dilshan

    Dilshan propels Sri Lanka to 267 in second ODI

    Pallekele (Sri Lanka): Opener Tillakaratne Dilshan smashed 86 off 90 balls as Sri Lanka posted a competitive 267 against South Africa in the second one-day international here today.

  • US, China vow to reduce frictions, agree to curb tensions

    Beijing: Notwithstanding their competing interests, China and the US today vowed to improve their ties and not allow persistent differences over Beijing’s maritime claims, cyberhacking and currency rates to impact a globally crucial relationship.

  • Reserve Bank of India Governor Symbol

    Credit growth overtakes bank deposits; grows at 13.3 per cent

    Mumbai: After almost a year, bank credit overshot deposits and grew by 13.28 per cent to Rs 61,22,531 crore for the week ended June 27, while deposits grew at 12.44 per cent to Rs 79,52,160 crore during the same period, according to Reserve Bank od India’s data.

  • Kamla Beniwal sworn-in as new Mizoram Goveror

    Aizawl: Dr Kamla Beniwal was today sworn-in as the 12th Governor of Mizoram, hours after her predecessor Vakkom B. Purushothaman left the state.