Free Press Journal
  • Paul Marsh

    Paul Marsh accuses CA of buckling under BCCI pressure

    Karachi: Outgoing chief of the Australian Cricketers’ Association (ACA) Paul Marsh has accused Cricket Australia’s (CA) of buckling under the pressure of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), which has made CA a follower rather than a leader on the world stage.

  • Amit Mitra Trinamool Congress leader

    Ratan Tata has lost his mind: Trinamool

    Kolkata: A day after Ratan Tata said he could not see much of industrial activity in West Bengal, the ruling Trinamool Congress Thursday launched a scathing attack on the Tata Sons’ chairman emeritus, saying he was “suffering from delusion” and has “lost his mind”.

  • NC issues show-cause notice to former party MP Shaheen

    Srinagar: Ruling National Conference today issued a show-cause notice to senior party leader and former MP A R Shaheen following his reported remarks that the party could only be “saved from disaster” if party president Farooq Abdullah and his Chief Minister son Omar Abdullah are shown the door.

  • Kamla Beniwal

    BJP, opposition indulge in war of words over Beniwal’s sacking

    New Delhi, Aug. 7 (ANI): The row over the sacking of Mizoram Governor Kamla Beniwal refuses to die down as opposition leaders continue to question the NDA government over the sacking, while BJP leaders have defended the government over her sacking.

  • Rape protests

    Nirbhayas’ mother welcomes Juvenile Amendment Act

    New Delhi: Nirbhaya’s mother said on Thursday that she welcomed the amendment in the Juvenile Act and also hoped the accused in the Nirbhaya case will get punished under it. However, NCP spokesperson Nawab Malik demanded an all party meeting on the issue.

  • Sebi files complaints against Satyam founder Raju and others

    Hyderabad:  The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has filed two complaints against the founder of erstwhile Satyam Computer Services Ramalingam Raju, his brother Rama Raju and others in connection with the account fraud which sounded the death-knell of the IT firm.

  • SJVN thermal power project cost escalates due to new land law

    Patna: Project cost of the 1,320 MW thermal power project at Buxar in Bihar constructed by Satluz Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN) has gone up by about Rs 3,591 crore mainly due to payment for land in accordance with the new Land Acquisition Act, SJVN officials today said.

  • MPPSC likely to conduct exams online to ensure transparency

    Indore: After leakage of Ayurveda Medical Officer and State Services 2012 Recruitment Examination question papers, the Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) is preparing to conduct its exams online to ensure transparency.

  • Vinod Kumar Duggal to take oath as Mizoram Governor tomorrow

    Aizawl: Manipur Governor Vinod Kumar Duggal, who has been given additional charge of Mizoram Governor, will be sworn-in at the Raj Bhavan here on Friday, state protocol department officials today said.


    India summons Pak diplomat over capture of BSF jawan issue

    New Delhi: India today summoned the Pakistan Deputy High Commissioner and sought immediate release of the BSF jawan who was captured by Pakistan army in their territory after being swept away by a strong current of the Chenab river in Jammu and Kashmir.

  • terrorists

    LeT suspects Abdul Subhan, Asahbuddin sent to judicial 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 in judicial custody till August 16 by a Delhi court.

  • Section of taxi drivers in city go on flash strike

    Kolkata: A section of taxi drivers in central Kolkata today went on a flash strike and allegedly resorted to acts of vandalism, even as formal taxi unions distanced themselves from it.

  • AP govt ‘shifts’ to Vijayawada for collectors’ conference

    Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh government virtually moved to Vijayawada from Hyderabad today, as chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu held the first collectors’ conference there, two months after Naidu government assumed charge of the office.

  • 30-yr-old teacher shot dead

    Lucknow: A 30-year-old teacher was today shot dead allegedly by some people in Kotwali area of Ghazipur district, police said here.

  • Two held with 50 gold biscuits near Bangladesh border

    Kolkata: The Border Security Force (BSF) Thursday seized 50 gold biscuits valued at over Rs.1.6 crore and arrested two smugglers from a border outpost in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district, officials said.

  • Goa theatre artist claims getting threats

    Panaji: Two days after a controversy over censorship of local Konkani theatre erupted in Goa, a theatre actor-producer has claimed that he has received telephonic threats, including one allegedly from a right wing Hindu group, over an upcoming performance on the subject of communalism.