Free Press Journal
  • Alex Salmond

    Scottish referendum: Alex Salmond to quit as first minister

    Edinburgh: Alex Salmond is to step down as first minister of Scotland after voters decisively rejected independence. He will also resign as leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP) after the “No” side won Thursday’s referendum by 2,001,926 votes to 1,617,989 for “Yes”, BBC reported Friday.

  • Amit Shah with Uddhav Thackeray

    Ice broken; Sena, BJP hold talks to salvage alliance

    Mumbai, Sep 19 (PTI) Having blown hot and cold through the day, Shiv Sena and BJP leaders finally sat down for talks this evening after which they gave indications that a seat-sharing deal would be clinched for the October 15 Maharashtra assembly polls and the alliance salvaged.

  • Sudhir Mungantiwar

    Always sacrificed to save alliance with Shiv Sena: BJP

    Mumbai: Rejecting the latest offer of 119 seats by the Shiv Sena (SS) for the Oct. 15 Maharashtra assembly elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party said it had always adopted a spirit of ‘sacrifice’ to save the saffron alliance in the past 25 years.

  • Pak court orders registration of case against Shahbaz’s aide

    Lahore: A Pakistan court today ordered registration of a case against a close aide of Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif for allegedly inciting people to kill Pakistan Tahreek-i-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan.

  • akhilesh singh

    Death cases: Govt hikes monetary help to families of labourers

    Lucknow: The UP government has increased the amount of monetary help lent to dependants of labourers in the event of their acidental death to Rs five lakh from Rs one lakh.

  • Nawaz Sharif

    Nawaz Sharif accuses opponents of using human shields

    Islamabad: Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Friday accused cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan and religious leader Tahirul Qadri and their parties of “inciting people to opt for mutiny”.

  • Virbhadra Singh

    Independent agency to inspect river project: Himachal CM

    Shimla: The ongoing Swan river channelisation project might be inspected by some independent agency for assessing the quality of work, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said Friday.

  • vijay mallya

    Vijay Mallya should not continue on United Spirits board:IiAS

    New Delhi: The continuation of Vijay Mallya, who has been declared a ‘wilful defaulter’, on United Spirits board would constrain the company from raising debt in the country, according to proxy advisory firm IiAS.

  • Pervez Musharraf

    Pak court to try Sharif, Musharraf, others for money transfer

    Lahore: A Pakistani court today started ex-parte proceedings against 61 politicians, including Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his brother Shahbaz Sharif and former presi ent Gen Pervez Musharraf, in a case against alleged illegal transfer of assets to foreign countries.

  • moody's

    Moody’s ratings upgrade lifts Tata group shares

    Mumbai: Shares of Tata Group firms today ended with gains the range of 1-13 per cent after Moody’s Investors Service upgraded ratings of half a dozen group companies.

  • sensex down

    Sensex down nearly 22pts on profit-booking; logs 6th wkly rise

    Mumbai: Profit-booking today pulled the Sensex down by 22 points to close at 27,090.42 on losses in capital goods, refinery, realty and auto sectors, but recent gains helped the BSE benchmark log its sixth straight week of gains, the longest winning run in over two years.