Free Press Journal
  • Right-wing outfit writes to CBFC to ban ‘Singham Returns’

    Panaji: Ahead of its release on Independence Day, Rohit Shetty’s ‘Singham Returns’ has been hit by a controversy after a right-wing Hindu organisation has asked the Censor Board of Film Certification (CBFC) to put a ban on the film.

  • gold

    Gold bounces on renewed stockists demand; silver regains

    Mumbai: Precious gold snapped a four-day downtrend and rebounded smartly at the bullion market here today on fresh bouts of buying from jewellery stockists as well as speculative investment off-take supported by buoyant overseas cues.

  • Mukul Rohatgi

    AG view on LoP issue given to ‘please political masters’: Cong

    New Delhi: Congress today hit back at Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi for opining that the party had no claim to the post of the Leader of Opposition (LoP) in Lok Sabha and alleged that his view on the matter was aimed at “pleasing the political masters”.

  • Arunachal BJP team meets Railway minister

    Itanagar: While appreciating Railway Minster D V Sadananda Gowda for the proposal to build three major strategic railway lines in Arunachal Pradesh upto Tawang, a state BJP team led by president Tai Tagak has urged him to upgrade the Arunachal Express to a super fast weekly express between Naharlagun and New Delhi during the current fiscal.

  • Haryana SGPC: Akal Takht calls off Sikh conventions

    Chandigarh: The Akal Takht, the highest temporal seat of the Sikh religion, Saturday directed that all conventions of Sikhs called by various groups on the controversy over the creation of the Haryana  Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (HSGPC) be called off.

  • Lokayukta police raids residence of top MPEB official

    Bhopal: The Lokayukta Special Police Establishment today raided the residence of Additional General Manager of Madhya Kshetra Vidyut Vitran Company Limited of Madhya Pradesh Electricity Board Pradeep Choudhary and found details of property worth crores of rupees.

  • India should have upper hand in third Test

    Southampton (England):  India should have the upper hand in the third Test against England, starting here Sunday, after winning the second Test to take a one-nil lead in the five-match series.

  • Decision on SGPC, after listening to all sides: Haryana Governor

    New Delhi: Haryana’s Governor designate Kaptan Singh Solanki on Saturday asserted that he will take a decision on the separate Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) issue after listening to all parties to the dispute.

  • Narendra Modi

    Modi visa issue ‘a thing of past’: Biswal

    Washington:  Now that US President Barack Obama has invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the White House, the visa issue associated with him is a thing of past, a top American official has said.

  • Two killed in road mishap

    Muzaffarnagar:  Two youths were crushed to death when a speeding tractor collided head-on with their motorbike on Charthawal-Muzaffarnagar road, police said today.

  • Abhinav Bindra

    Abhinav Bindra’s wins `gold medal in Commonwealth Games

    New Delhi: Father of ace Indian shooter Abhinav Bindra feels proud that his son won a gold medal after announcing that this is the last time he is participating in the Commonwealth Games.

  • Two killed in road mishap

    Muzaffarnagar: Two youths were crushed to death when a speeding tractor collided head-on with their motorbike on Charthawal-Muzaffarnagar road, police said today.

  • Despite ban, mining deposits continue to pollute Goa’s water

    Panaji:  Two reservoirs, including Goa’s largest water catchment facility that caters to more than half a million residents, are choked with manganese-laced mining deposits, according to the latest Comptroller Auditor General (CAG) report.

  • Ganesh Naik

    Aware of corruption in welfare schemes in Thane

    Thane (Maha): Thane Guardian minister and Maharashtra cabinet minister Ganesh Naik here said corruption is involved in several welfare schemes running in the district and that officials concerned are taking steps to curb it.