Free Press Journal
  • Top producers ‘bribed’ arrested Censor Board CEO, claims CBI

    Mumbai/New Delhi: Producers of some recently released Bollywood movies that featured top stars allegedly paid money to Censor Board CEO Rakesh Kumar, arrested in a bribery case, after he apparently threatened to stall their clearance over item songs, the CBI said today.

  • Bypolls will prove to be a test for me, says Gujarat CM

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Anandi Patel admitted here today that bypolls in nine Gujarat assembly seats and one Lok Sabha seat would prove to be a test for her and asked BJP workers to ensure a win in all these seats.

  • MCOCA court reserves judgement in 2006 Mumbai train blast case

    Mumbai: Eight years after seven RDX-laden bombs went off in suburban trains here killing 188 people, a Special Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) Court concluded trial in the case today and reserved its judgement, which is likely to be delivered next month.

  • No need to remove Dhoni, says BCCI

    Mumbai: With the World Cup only six months away,  the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) doesn’t intend to sack India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, whose leadership has now been put under lens by critics.

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    Centre-Telangana face-off likely on household survey

    New Delhi: A face-off between the Centre and the Telangana government seems to be imminent as the Home Ministry may intervene in the ‘Intensive Household Survey’ to ascertain the details of 84 lakh families in the state.

  • Nine ABVP candidates shortlisted for DUSU election

    New Delhi: The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) Tuesday shortlisted nine candidates for the upcoming Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) elections.

  • 3 days’ police custody for censor board CEO

    New Delhi: A Mumbai district court Tuesday sent Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) CEO Rakesh Kumar, arrested Monday in a bribery case, to three days’ police custody, the CBI said.

  • AAP slams BJP for its stand on Anti-Corruption Bureau

    New Delhi: Slamming the BJP over Delhi government’s stand on the ACB’s jurisdiction in the High Court, AAP today called it a “shameful compromise with corruption” and a bid to bail out Reliance Industries and former UPA ministers.

  • Special court commences hearing in coal block allocation cases

    New Delhi: The special court, constituted by the Supreme Court to exclusively hold trial in cases of coal blocks allocation scam, today commenced proceedings with the CBI informing it that probe in the case, involving Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Darda and others, was “almost complete”.

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    NC, PDP criticise Centre over cancellation of Indo-Pak talks

    Srinagar: Both ruling National Conference (NC) and opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Jammu and Kashmir today criticised the Centre for calling off the Foreign Secretary-level talks between India and Pakistan.

  • Loharia murder case:Crime Branch submits progress report to HC

    Mumbai: The Crime Branch, probing the murder of a Navi Mumbai-based builder Sunil Loharia last year, today submitted a progress report, fifth in series, to the Bombay High Court which is monitoring the investigations.

  • Root, Herath make big jump in ICC Test rankings

    New Delhi: England batsman Joe Root’s impressive performance in the five test series against India has helped him move 17 places and break into the top 10 ranked batsmen in Test cricket.

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    What was the understanding with Nawaz Sharif, asks Congress

    New Delhi: Accusing Pakistan of causing derailment of bilateral talks with India by “forcefully” raking up the Kashmir issue, Congress leader Anand Sharma Tuesday also asked the government whether any understanding had been reached with the neighbouring country before agreeing to hold the foreign secretary-level meeting.

  • Katara murder case: HC to hear Vikas parole plea on August 22

    New Delhi: The parole plea moved by Vikas Yadav, convicted for killing Nitish Katara, was today transferred to another bench of the Delhi High Court which is hearing arguments on sentence to be awarded to the three convicts in the case.

  • SC issues notice to ED on Hasan Ali bail plea

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today agreed to hear the bail plea of Pune-based stud farm owner Hasan Ali Khan, who has been in jail since 2011 in a money laundering case, and issued a notice to Enforcement Directorate.