Free Press Journal
  • Narendra Modi

    PM to hit campaign trail in Maharashtra, Haryana on October 4

    New Delhi: As BJP seeks to wrest control of Haryana and Maharashtra from Congress in October 15 assembly polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lead the party’s campaign in the two states from October 4.

  • Planting of bomb under Narayanasamy car: Charge sheet against 6

    New Delhi: The NIA today filed charge sheet against six suspected members of banned Tamil Nadu Liberation Army for allegedly planting a pipe bomb under a car parked in front of former Union minister V Narayanasamy’s Puducherry residence in January.

  • AAP won’t be part of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

    New Delhi: The AAP Tuesday said that it would join the nation in cleanliness drive Oct 2, but would not be a part of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan to be launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Cong to release its poll manifesto in Haryana tomorrow

    Chandigarh: A day before launching its manifesto for October 15 polls in Haryana, Congress today claimed that there was no anti-incumbency factor and there was no challenge from opposition parties as BJP was in “disarray” and INLD was on the verge of being decimated.

  • ‘IIP growth reinforces economic turnaround’

    New Delhi: Growth of 5.8 per cent in the 8 core industries in August reinforces that economic turnaround is underway, although the coal sector’s performance may not sustain, industry body Assocham said today.

  • PayPal to separate from eBay in 2015

    San Jose (US): The mobile payment service PayPal is splitting from eBay and will become a separate and publicly traded company next year.

  • markand katju

    Katju defends posts for retired judges

    New Delhi: Press Council of India chairman Markandey Katju Tuesday joined issue with former chief justice of India R.M.Lodha, saying that there was no rule constraining judges from taking up government assignments or constitutional posts after their retirement.

  • NCP withdrawal part of a “game plan”: Chavan, Pawar dismisses

    Tuljapur/Pune: Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan today alleged that NCP pulled out of his government as part of a “game plan” with BJP even as NCP leader Sharad Pawar dismissed as “rumour mongering” speculation of a post-poll alliance with the saffron party.

  • How are you capping drug prices in absence of guidelines: HC to NPPA

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today asked the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) to show the manner in which it is exercising its power to cap prices of non-scheduled drugs in view of the recent withdrawal of the guidelines issued for the purpose.

  • Bankers rule out slashing lending, deposit rates

    Mumbai: Bankers today ruled out lowering deposit and lending rates in the near future after the Reserve Bank left all the key policy rates unchanged on enduring worries on inflation front.

  • US nod to build LNG plant that will ship fuel to India

    Washington: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s meeting with President Barack Obama, the US has approved construction of a liquefied natural gas project that will ship the fuel to India.

  • diesel petrol

    Cut in petrol, diesel price put off till Modi’s return from US

    New Delhi: Diesel price is likely to be cut by about Re 1 per litre, the first reduction in rates in over five years, while petrol price may be slashed by around 55 paise after Prime Minister Narendra Modi returns from the US.

  • Ranjit Sinha

    Coalscam: CBI lacks basics of probe, Director to look into it

    New Delhi: Irked with the way CBI handled probe in a coal blocks allocation scam case, a Delhi court today said the agency’s officers lacked “basic skills of investigation” and ordered its Director Ranjit Sinha and all concerned DIGs to personally look into the matter failing which they would be held “responsible”.

  • Modi to wield broom, launch Swachh Bharat Mission

    New Delhi: It’s been a clean-up week in central government offices with cobwebs being cleaned up, corridor clutter removed, old furniture discarded or overhauled, and office environs  spruced up, tidied and polished like never before.

  • Congress not responsible for breakup: Sonia to Pawar

    Jammu: Congress president Sonia Gandhi today rejected NCP chief Sharad Pawar’s remark that her party was responsible for ending their 15-year-old alliance over seat-sharing in Maharashtra.

  • It is time to set a new agenda in Indo-US ties: Modi and Obama

    Washington: Terming the Indo-US relationship as “robust, reliable and enduring”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama today said the true potential of the ties was yet to be fully realised and the advent of a new government in India was a natural opportunity to broaden and deepen the ties.

  • System has flexibility to deal with loans: Rajan on Coalgate

    Mumbai: Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan today said there is already “fair amount of flexibility” in the system to deal with loans impacted by the Supreme Court order to de-allocate 214 coal blocks.