Free Press Journal
  • ‘Sonia was never fond of PV’

     New Delhi:  The frosty relationship between Sonia Gandhi and late Prime Minister P V Narasimha Rao comes out in full view in Natwar Singh’s autobiography which says Gandhi was “never fond of” Rao who wondered why she was so “hostile” to him.

  • SC wants more courts to fast track criminal cases

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Centre to create additional courts coupled with the necessary infrastructure that are “substantial and not just symbolic” to fast-track the criminal justice system for expeditious disposal of cases instead of lingering on for years.

  • Natwar should look within, says Cong

    New Delhi : The Congress Party has come back at the former external minister Natwar Singh  for the ‘sins’ committed by him even as he tries to take the veil off from the inner machinations of the former ruling party.

  • Anderson off the hook

    Decision will have a bearing on outcome of the series

  • Response will be intense if provoked, Pakistan told

    New Delhi : On his first day in office, Army Chief Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag on Friday warned Pakistan that India’s response to any beheading-like incident in future would be “more than adequate, intense and immediate.”

  • Old habits die hard

    Gavaskar feels India’s tendency to lose the momentum after big win affected Dhoni & Co in the third Test against England

  • 58 nurses from Libya heading back home

    New Delhi : Fifty-eight Indian nurses from Libya are on their way back home, the government said on Friday.

  • Dhangars hold a protest rally, seek ST status

    Mumbai : All leaders who addressed the Dhangar community members in Mumbai on Friday criticised the government for their lacklustre attitude towards the demands of the community. Most of the leaders criticized the NCP for opposing their demand for reservation.

  • Carbide can’t be sued for Bhopal gas leak effects, says US court

    New York : In a big blow to the victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy, a US court has ruled that the Union Carbide Corporation (UCC) cannot be sued for the ongoing contamination from the chemical plant, reports PTI.

  • Civic, police chiefs meet, discuss common issues

    Mumbai: Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria met Municipal Commissioner Sitaram Kunte on the need to gain police protection for forceful eviction of people from dilapidated buildings, taking action against water mafia, unauthorised construction and removal of unauthorised hawkers from the city. The issue of non-payment of water bills by the police was also discussed.

  • Sonia, Rahul need 2-year break: ex-Cong man

    New Delhi : Former Congress Working Committee member Jagmit Singh Brar on Friday created a flutter with his remarks that there was “no harm” if Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi take a two-year break in the wake of Lok Sabha poll debacle.

  • IAF plane crashes, pilot ejects safely

    Kutch (Guj): A Jaguar combat aircraft of Indian Air Force crashed on Friday near Bibber village while on a routine sortie from Bhuj air base but the

  • Dead lizard in meal, 50 kids fall ill

    Patna: Fifty students of a government primary school fell ill in Bihar on Friday after eating their mid-day meal in which a dead lizard was found, an official said. After villagers protested, the district administration ordered the suspension of two officials concerned, including the school headmaster. This is the fourth such incident in the past one month in the state.

  • Court relief for Amit Shah

    Mumbai: A special CBI court on Friday granted exemption to BJP president Amit Shah from personal appearance in two alleged fake encounter cases. Despite CBI’s opposition, the court granted exemption to Shah, who did not appear in the court.  He had stated in his application that he was president of a national party and was busy meeting party leaders from different states as assembly elections are scheduled later

  • HC clubs custody death cases

    Mumbai: Observing that Maharashtra accounts for a large number of custodial deaths and that most of the victims belonged to the minority community, the Bombay High Court has said that it would take stern measures to curb such atrocities. As a first step, a bench of Justices V M Kanade and P D Kode on Thursday clubbed all the petitions alleging custodial death and appointed senior lawyer Yug Choudhary as amicus curiae

  • Warriors, Pirates clinch victories

    Mumbai :  Bengal Warriors have been slow starters. But they have now won two matches on a trot to move up the ladder. The match against Puneri Paltans was a topsy-turvy battle with Bengal Warriors winning by a hard fought 38-35 point.