Free Press Journal
  • ‘Clarity needed on norms for relaxing related party transactions’

    Chennai: Welcoming the new norms exempting corporates from need to get shareholders’ nod in the case of related party transactions valued lower than Rs.100 crore or 10 percent of net worth, experts say there are still some grey areas which should  be clarified.

  • Karna CM creating misunderstanding in JDS: Kumaraswamy

    Bangalore: JDS leader H D Kumaraswamy today accused Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah of trying to create misunderstanding within his party (JDS) and asserted that none of his party MLAs would leave the organisation.

  • Iran won’t sign nuclear deal ‘at any price’

    Tehran: Iran is committed to securing a nuclear agreement with world powers but will not sign one “at any price”, its negotiators said today, as a key deadline for Tehran nears.

  • Cong leader decries move to scrap Planning Commission

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee President V M Sudheeran today flayed the Narendra Modi Government’s move to scrap Planning Commission and bring in an alternative body in its place.

  • Woman gangraped by 3 in UP; left tied naked to tree

    Kannauj (UP): A 33-year-old woman was allegedly gangraped by three persons, one of them a schoolteacher, who later left her tied to a tree in naked condition, police said today.

  • Leander Paes with Somdev Devvarman

    Paes drops out of top-10 in latest rankings

    New Delhi: Veteran star Leander Paes dropped out of top-10 after losing a place in the doubles ranking, while Rohan Bopanna slid to 29 following a steep loss of eight places in the new chart issued today.

  • lalu Prasad Yadav

    War of words intensifies between Lalu, Paswan

    Patna: The war of words intensified between friend-turned foes Lalu Prasad and Ramvilas Paswan as campaign for the bypoll gathers pace with the former assailing latter as “ungrateful”, evoking a sharp response from Paswan in return calling the RJD chief as “expert of jails.”

  • Rape bid on child triggers tension in Ghaziabad

    Ghaziabad: Tension gripped Loni area here Monday after a nine-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by a 60-year-old man, who belongs to a minority community, police said.

  • Cong attacks Bhagwat, calls him ‘Hitler’

    New Delhi: Congress today launched a scathing attack on RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat calling him “Hitler” over his remarks that India is a Hindu nation and Hindutva is its identity and cautioned against “ominous signs of communal terror, violence and polarisation”.

  • Indo-Pak talks called off; says talk to govt or separatists

    New Delhi: Angered by Pakistan’s consultations with Kashmiri separatists, India today called off next week’s talks between Foreign Secretaries, telling it bluntly to choose between an Indo-Pak dialogue or hobnobbing with the separatists.

  • Body found with private parts chopped off

    Faridabad: A 30-year-old man was found murdered with his private parts chopped off at a tea shop where he used to work in Sector 27-C area here, police said today.

  • 25% water cut in Mumbai due to pipeline burst

    Mumbai: The local civic body today imposed 25 per cent water cut in the metropolis with immediate effect due to burst in a pipeline connected to a key lake.

  • JD(U)-RJD alliance for a purpose : Sharad

    Patna: JD(U) President Sharad Yadav today justified his party’s alliance with Lalu Prasad’s RJD for the assembly by-poll in Bihar after two decades saying it has nothing to do with individuals but has been forged for the sake of people to safeguard them from divisive forces.

  • Combined India-Nepal military exercise begins

    Pithoragarh: A combined military exercise between Indian and Nepalese armies commenced here today with a top army commander saying both the armies have to learn much from each other, especially in handling modern-day challenges of insurgency and terrorism.

  • 2G case: Nodal ED officer proceeds on year-long leave

    New Delhi: A senior ED officer probing the 2G spectrum allocation scam has taken an year-long ‘study leave’ apparently owing to lack of clarity over his continuance in the agency, a move that may hamper probe in the case.