Free Press Journal
  • Bill to scrap collegium system introduced in LS

    New Delhi: Keen to scrap the collegium system, government today introduced a Constitution Amendment Bill in Lok Sabha to establish a six-member body for appointment of judges to the Supreme Court and the High Courts.

  • Ashwin number one Test all-rounder, Sangakkara top batsman

    Dubai: India’s Ravichandran Ashwin today became the number one Test all-rounder in ICC rankings following his fine show with the bat in the fourth cricket Test against England in Manchester.

  • Digvijay Singh

    Digvijay Singh attacks RSS in Rajya Sabha

    New Delhi: Attacking RSS, Congress leader Digvijay Singh today said its ideology was damaging peace of the country and asked the government to ban books spreading communal ideology.

  • TN to set up Cadaver Transplantation Authority

    Chennai: To strengthen and expand cadaver transplantation efforts in the state, Tamil Nadu Government today proposed a Cadaver Transplantation Authority besides a Regional Centre for Organ Transplantation.

  • Assam CM wants Bharat Ratna for Bhupen Hazarika

    Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Monday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to bestow the coveted Bharat Ratna on the state’s cultural icon, late Bhupen Hazarika.

  • Ugandan experts for Ebola-hit West Africa

    Kampala: Uganda is lending its expertise in dealing with the deadly Ebola virus, as a number of West African countries are struggling to handle the worst ever outbreak of the virus.

  • Political will needed to address Kashmir issue: Hurriyat

    Srinagar: The moderate faction of the Hurriyat Conference today welcomed the resumption of dialogue between India and Pakistan and said both the countries should show political will in finding a solution to Kashmir issue.

  • Sebi issues norms for sharing KYC details with fin regulators

    Mumbai: To facilitate a common KYC system for the entire financial sector, Sebi today notified norms that will allow sharing of Know-your-Client details with entities regulated by other financial sector watchdogs.

  • Anna hazare

    Vote for ‘clean’ candidates in Maharashtra: Hazare

    Ralegan-Siddhi (Maharashtra): Social activist Anna Hazare Monday asked people to vote for “clean candidates” in the coming assembly elections in Maharashtra to ensure all-round development.

  • Nawaz Sharif

    Will resist any move to topple government: Sharif

    Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today criticised his political rivals for going ahead with their plans to hold anti-government protests and promised that he will resist any move to topple his government formed through people’s mandate.

  • Migrated Telangana people rushing home to enrol in govt survey

    Mumbai: Buses and trains from Mumbai to Telangana are running packed with thousands belonging to the newly formed state, currently residing here, rushing to their native places to enrol in the statewide ‘Intensive Household Survey 2014’ to be held next week.

  • Pak launches Visions 2025 program for fast-track development

    Islamabad: Pakistan today unveiled an ambitious programme to transform the country into an economically strong and prosperous nation and enhance exports to USD 150 billion by 2025 from the current USD 25 billion.

  • Badal to lay foundation stone of Jang-e-Azadi memorial in Oct

    Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal will lay the foundation stone of Rs 200-crore ‘Jang-e-Azadi’ memorial that will showcase the rich legacy and contribution of Punjabis in the country’s freedom struggle, in Jalandhar on October 12.

  • 35 Cong men detained for disrupting hospital inauguration

    Thane: Thirty five Congress workers were today detained after they allegedly disrupted the inauguration of a hospital which was to be done by NCP leader Ganesh Naik in Navi Mumbai, police said.

  • Clashes

    10 injured in TMC-BJP clash, 7 houses set afire

    Hooghly (WB): At least 10 persons were injured and seven houses were set on fire after a clash broke out between workers of the ruling Trinamool Congress and opposition BJP at a village here today, police said.