Free Press Journal
  • Nawaz Sharif

    Sharif offers to face murder case; Qadri rejects

    Islamabad: In a bid to defuse Pakistan’s political crisis, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today agreed to face a case of murder of 14 supporters of cleric Tahir-ul- Qadri who rejected it saying terror charges should also be slapped on the Premier.

  • lalit modi

    No role in BCCI elections as of now, declares Lalit Modi

    New Delhi: Although relieved at his passport being restored following the Delhi High Court verdict, Lalit Modi said that he “will not have any role to play” in the upcoming BCCI AGM as the Supreme Court-appointed Mukul Mudgal committee has not submitted its report yet.

  • Rahul Gandhi

    Drastic revamp of AICC on the cards?

    New Delhi: Faced with the worst electoral debacle, a drastic revamp of the AICC appears to be on the cards, which is expected to witness a generational ch nge that will seek to make the Congress fighting fit.

  • Aditya looks into BO numbers: Rani on Mardaani’s success

    Mumbai: Actress Rani Mukerji, who has won accolades for her tough cop act in her latest release ‘Mardaani’, says she cannot equate her creativity with box-office numbers, which is why her producer-husband Aditya Chopra deals with that aspect.

  • It’s too early to judge ‘Achche din’: Paresh Rawal

    Mumbai: Actor-politician Paresh Rawal said it is too early to raise questions on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s slogan ‘Achche din’, which marked BJP’s campaign during the 2014 General elections.

  • chandrababu naidu

    Naidu scotches speculation over report on new AP capital

    Hyderabad: Even as talk in the Assembly lobbies peaked on the prospective location of the new capital of Andhra Pradesh, Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu today brushed aside as “speculation” various reports in the media on the report submitted in the matter by the expert committee led by former Urban Development Secretary Sivaramakrishnan.

  • Indian equities outshine global indices,27% returns on BSE-100

    Mumbai: Indian equities have outperformed most global indices this calendar year so far with the BSE-100 Index giving 27 per cent return as compared to MSCI emerging markets at 6 per cent and MSCI World at 2 per cent, says British brokerage firm Barclays.

  • Not doubting capability of Justice Raghupathy: HC

    Chennai: The Madras High Court today observed that it does not doubt the capability or performance of Justice Raghupathy who was appointed as the One Man Commission of Inquiry to go into the collapse of a multi-storied building here but only opined that it was a difficult task as he was already burdened with other works.

  • Hazare writes to Modi over Lokpal, Lokayuktas

    New Delhi: Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare Thursday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take immediate steps for the appointment of Lokpal and Lokayuktas.

  • Naveen Patnaik

    Odisha CM launches Rourkela-Jagdalpur road project

    Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Thursday launched the 656-km long expressway project that will provide better connectivity between Rourkela in the state and Jagdalpur in Chhattisgarh.

  • Court orders probe against Chandy in corruption case

    Thiruvananthapuram: A court here Thursday dismissed a probe report in a corruption case and directed the Kerala vigilance department to re-investigate the accused, including Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, two cabinet ministers and eight other people.

  • Tendulkar, Ranbir, John, Abhishek launch ISL

    Mumbai: The Indian Super League (ISL), the first of its kind glamorous football league in India, was launched here Thursday by star team owners Sachin Tendulkar, John Abraham, Abhishek Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor and brand ambassador Varun Dhawan who promised to popularise the game and invest in the grassroot development of the sport in the country.

  • Rape

    Rapes will happen so long as Earth exists: Trinamool legislator

    Kolkata: Even as the controversy surrounding Trinamool Congress parliamentarian Tapas Paul’s ‘rape and kill’ remarks is yet to subside, a party legislator has created a row by saying “rapes will happen so long as the Earth exists”.

  • BJP blamed for simmering unrest in riot-affected areas of UP

    Muzaffarnagar: Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) chief Naresh Tikait accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government for failing to control unrest in Muzzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh even after one year of the riots between two communities that claimed immense loss of life and property.

  • Time to rid politics of criminals: Dinesh Trivedi

    Kolkata:  Welcoming the Supreme Court’s opinion that lawmakers facing criminal charges should not be made ministers, Trinamool Congress MP Dinesh Trivedi Thursday called for weeding out criminals from politics.