Free Press Journal
  • BJP may have post-poll alliance with Sena in Maha: Kalraj

    Mirzapur (UP): Union Minister Kalraj Misra today claimed that BJP will emerge as the largest party in the upcoming Assembly polls in Maharashtra and said there may be a post-poll alliance with Shiv Sena in the state.

  • Cong leader calls for probe into 1994 firing

    Dehradun: Accusing successive governments in Uttarakhand of failing to provide justice to the victims of 1994 Muzaffarnagar firing, senior Congress leader Dhirendra Pratap today asked Chief Minister Harish Rawat to immediately constitute a high level inquiry commission under the chairmanship of a sitting High Court judge to look into the “unfortunate incident” which left seven statehood agitationists dead and more than a dozen injured 20 years ago.

  • AP cabinet urges Centre to confer Bharat Ratna on NTR

    Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh cabinet adopted a resolution today, requesting the Government of India to confer the country’s highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna on the late AP Chief Minister N T Rama Rao.

  • New Delhi: Scottish Development International (SDI), the international arm of Scottish Enterprise, is bringing a trade delegation of 12 companies and four business heads to India, the SDI said here Wednesday

  • Prithviraj Chavan

    NCP backs Cong rebel against Prithviraj Chavan for Karad seat

    Mumbai: After snapping ties with Congress in the run up to the October 15 Maharashtra polls, the Sharad Pawar led NCP has decided to support Congress rebel Vilas Patil Undalkar against Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan from Karad South assembly constituency.

  • Candidates with pending electricity bills to be disqualified

    Bhopal: In a measure aimed at reforming electoral practices in urban body polls, candidates would be disqualified from contesting, if they have not paid more than six months of their pending electricity bills, it was officially announced here today.

  • Chelsea vs Arsenal: Ljungberg confident of Gunners chances in the Derby

    Arsenal were humiliated during their last visit to Chelsea in March 2014. As Arsene Wenger and his team once again face their North London rivals, this weekend in the English Premier League fixture, the former Arsenal midfielder Freddie Ljungberg, who is currently part of Mumbai City FC, talks about the Arsenal’s chances against the Jose Mourinho’s side. Ljungber also elaborates upon how their French manager, with the required financial backing can take the London

  • Boxer Sarita faces AIBA probe for returning medal

    Incheon: India’s woman Boxer Sarita Devi is facing an AIBA probe for returning her bronze medal during the podium ceremony with the world governing body’s supervisor describing her act as “regretful”.

  • Diesel in over-recovery; retail prices exceed global rates

    New Delhi: With the rates of the Indian basket of crude oil falling below $95 a barrel, the petroleum ministry Wednesday said losses on diesel sales had been wiped out with the government now looking at a profit of nearly two rupees a litre on the fuel sales.

  • Make public death warrant of Guru: CIC

    New Delhi: The Central Information Commission has directed the country’s largest prison Tihar to make public death warrant of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru along with copies of communication sent to his family informing about the date of execution.

  • Gandhiji’s principles more relevant today than ever before

    Dehradun: Stating that Mahatma Gandhi’s principles of truth and non-violence are more relevant today than ever before, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat said in this terror-torn world the path shown by the Father of the Nation alone can lead to peace.

  • Re gains 14 against dollar at 61.61

    Mumbai: Recovering from nearly seven-month low level, the rupee today closed 14 paise higher at 61.61 against the US currency amid fresh dollar selling by exporters and some banks ahead of long weekend holidays.

  • Sensex falls 63 pts on profit-booking

    Mumbai: In lacklustre trade today, the BSE benchmark Sensex today closed 62 points lower as investors booked profit ahead of long week-end amid reports that India’s manufacturing sector in September expanded at the slowest pace in nine months.