Free Press Journal
  • MODI SENDS ADVANI, OLD GUARD INTO EXILE

    These bulldozing tactics involving some of the old faithful not only herald the dawn of a new era in the BJP but also signal the end of old-world civility for the sake of cold political calculations (more…)

  • CBI case against Lalu aide in coal block allocation

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday registered a case against former Union minister Prem Chand Gupta, a close aide of RJD leader Lalu Prasad, and his son for allegedly falsifying records in getting a coal block in Maharashtra.

  • Man electrocuted at Delhi ATM kiosk

    New Delhi: A 35-year-old man was electrocuted as he was entering an ATM kiosk in Holambi Kalan of outer Delhi on Saturday.

  • Health minister peeved over less medical seats

    NEW DELHI : Stung by the Supreme Court’s rejection of the Centre’s petition on Thursday, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday criticised the Medical Council of India (MCI) for using its autonomy to disallow admissions in defaulting medical colleges thereby shattering the dream of many aspirants to become doctors.

  • PIL to delay IIT admissions rejected

    New Delhi : Delhi High Court has summarily rejected a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) by whistle-blower Prof. Rajeev Kumar of IIT, Kharagpur, to stop the already completed admissions in the IITs. It held that the IITs have a very thorough process for admissions and they have already started their academic session in time that cannot be put on hold. The petition had sought a direction to give admissions on

  • Tension in Kurukshetra over siege at gurdwara

    Chandigarh : Tension prevailed in Haryana’s Kurukshetra town on Saturday as leaders and supporters of the newly-constituted Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (HSGPC) laid siege to a big gurdwara.  Heavy police deployment was seen near the gurdwara as leaders of the HSGPC and their supporters marched towards Gurdwara Chatti Patshahi and tried to take control of the shrine, one of the state’s biggest, in Kurukshetra, about 110 km from here.  Those trying to

  • Indians safe, less than 10 pc want to return: Libyan envoy

    New Delhi : Less than 10 percent Indians living in Libya have expressed their desire to leave the country and that demonstrates there is no serious threat to their safety, Libya’s ambassador to India Ali Al-Isawi said on Friday.

  • Guv queries Hooda govt on appointments

    Chandigarh: Stepping in, Haryana Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki has sought response from Bhupinder Singh Hooda government on BJP’s demand for cancellation of recent controversial appointments by the Chief Minister.  The memorandum of BJP submitted to the Governor has been forwarded to the State seeking comments on the same.

  • A MINI-ISRAEL THRIVES IN PUSHKAR ITSELF

    This holy city of Rajasthan has a large number of Israeli tourists; some come here for recreation while others to recuperate from harsh military training (more…)

  • SC restores property to occupant for 72 yrs

    NEW DELHI : The Supreme Court has issued an injunction in favour of an encroacher on his claim that he had an uninterrupted possession of a property in Bikaner for the past 72 years since 1942 and nobody came forward to claim its ownership.

  • India edge out Kiwis

    Set up gold medal clash with champs Australia today

  • LeT operatives sent to police custody

    New Delhi : Suspected Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) operatives Abdul Subhan and his nephew Asahbuddin, arrested for their alleged roles in conspiring to carry out terror strikes in Delhi and adjoining areas, were today remanded to police custody till August 12 by a court here.

  • Cong alleges scam in Lusofonia Games, complains to CBI

    Panaji : Alleging a multi-crore rupee scam in organising the Lusofonia Games – the Portuguese Commonwealth Games – in January, the Congress on Saturday filed a complaint with the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).