Free Press Journal
  • UP govt pays compensation to Gonda rape victim

    New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh government has paid monetary relief of Rs three lakh to a woman, who was allegedly raped by a police constable in district Gonda, following a direction from the National Human Rights Commission.

  • FIR against 500 for striping, assaulting woman in Bihar

    Patna: An FIR was lodged Friday against 500 unidentified people in Bihar for striping and assaulting a middle-aged woman in public for allegedly kidnapping two men, whose bodies were found later, police said.

  • Loop Mobile, Loop Tele owe Rs 808 cr to govt: DoT

    New Delhi: The government has estimated that Khaitan Group’s telecom companies Loop Mobile and Loop Telecom owe about Rs 808 crore in spectrum and other charges to the DoT, which is likely to start recovery proceedings soon.

  • AI-IA merger: SC agrees to examine issues arising out of it

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today decided to hear the cross-appeals filed by Air India Management and workers union against the order of the Bombay High Court which dealt with various contentious issues arising out of the Justice Dharmadhikari report on the merger of the erstwhile Indian Airlines and Air India.

  • Gang rape case

    Sexual assault cases; Karna to invoke Goonda Act

    Bangalore: In the wake of growing outrage over a recent spurt in sexual assault cases, Karnataka government today decided to strengthen the Goonda Act to book rape accused under it and to set up 10 more fast track courts.     

  • ICC clarifies role of Ian Pont in BPL 2013 investigations

    Dubai: Following the earlier announcement by the ICC and BCB of their move to appeal against the decision of the BCB’s anti-corruption tribunal, the ICC has clarified matters surrounding the involvement of Ian Pont, the Dhaka Gladiators’ coach, in BPL 2013 investigations.

  • Civil Aviation Minister Gajapati Raju

    Air India, Jet Airways stop using Ukrainian airspace

    New Delhi: Air India and Jet Airways have stopped using the Ukrainian airspace following the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner that claimed 298 lives, even as the government said there were no Indian nationals on board the ill-fated aircraft.

  • CBI searches premises of senior BHEL officials in graft case

    New Delhi: CBI today carried out searches at residential and official premises of senior officials of Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited in Bhopal in connection with alleged inflated payments worth Rs 60 lakh made to vendors on the basis of forged bills.

  • Malaysian plane crashes

    MH17 shot down by missile fired by Ukrainian separatists: CNN

    Washington: The missile that hit Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine, killing 298 passengers, was most likely fired by pro-Russian separatists inside the war-torn region, a US media report said today.

  • DLF moves SC against CCI order slapping Rs 630 crore penalty

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today issued a notice to Competition Commission of India(CCI) on a plea of DLF challenging its order imposing a fine of Rs 630 crore for allegedly resorting to unfair business practices and restrain it  from taking coercive action against the firm till August 7.

  • satish upadhyay

    BJP for re-election in Delhi: State chief Satish Upadhyay

    New Delhi: Newly appointed Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay Monday said he has asked party workers to “gird up their loins” for fresh elections, signalling it will not cobble together the numbers to form a government in the national capital.

  • Amit Shah

    Amit Shah discusses Maharashtra assembly polls with the RSS

    Nagpur: BJP president Amit Shah held a closed door meeting with RSS Sarsanghchalak Mohan Bhagwat and Sarkaryawaha Bhaiyyaji Joshi, at the RSS headquarters in Mahal area of the eastern part of the city, here today.

  • ‘Vaidik-Saeed meet between two private citizens, Pakistan unaware

    New Delhi: Pakistan Friday distanced itself from the controversy over the meeting between Indian journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik and 26/11 mastermind and Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed, saying it was “a meeting between two private citizens”.

  • Subramanium among first choice of CJI to try coalgate cases

    New Delhi: Senior lawyer Gopal Subramanium, whose name was left out by the Centre for elevation as Supreme Court judge, today emerged as the first choice of Chief Justice of India R M Lodha to try the high and mighty in the coal blocks scam cases.

  • Valdamir Putin

    Russia suspects Kiev shot down MH17

    Moscow/Kiev: Ukrainian anti-aircraft systems covered the airspace where Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down Thursday, the Russian defence ministry said Friday.

  • Dr. Harsh Vardhan

    Bihar reports 156 deaths due to encephalitis

    New Delhi: A total of 156 deaths due to encephalitis have been reported from Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district and other adjoining districts so far this year, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said Friday.

  • Court issues summons to SA bizman, kin in Saif assault case

    Mumbai: A metropolitan magistrate court here today issued summons to the South African businessman and his father-in-law who were allegedly assaulted by Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan in a city-based hotel in 2012.

  • Shuttlers Vaishnavi, Ruthvika stun higher ranked rivals

    Mumbai: Karnataka’s Vaishnavi Iyer, the 14th seed, and unseeded G Ruthvika Shivani of Andhra Pradesh created upsets by knocking out higher ranked rivals to enter the girls under-19 quarter-finals of the 3rd Gautam Thakkar Memorial All India Junior Badminton Tournament today.