Free Press Journal
  • Modi inspires investor confidence in US visit, $42 bn committed

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “extremely successful” US visit, especially his meeting with top business leaders there, has seen a US-India business body committing to $42 billion investment in India with many lauding the “Gujarat model” of development.

  • Maha CEO seeks MPCC reply on TV ad ‘depicting’ Chavan as CM

    Mumbai: The Chief Electoral Officer of Maharashtra has sought clarification from the state unit Congress committee (MPCC) on complaints regarding a television advertisement purportedly depicting Prithviraj Chavan as chief minister even though the state is currently under President’s rule.

  • MAnikrao Thackeray

    Not responsible for end of alliance with NCP: Cong

    Mumbai: Asserting that it was not to blame for the snapping of a 15-year-old alliance with NCP, Congress’s state unit president Manikrao Thakre today said the party’s cadre were happy with the break-up as they now get to contest all the 288 Assembly seats in Maharashtra.

  • Union minister Jual Oram relaunches personal website

    Bhubaneswar: Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram Saturday relaunched his personal website with a new look and new facilities to address grievances of the people of his home state Odisha.

  • KKR score 180/6 in CLT20 final against CSK

    Bangalore: Put into bat, Kolkata Knight Riders scored 180 for six against Chennai Super Kings in the final of the Oppo Champions League Twenty20 here today.

  • India, US working on choking support to D-Company

    New Delhi: India and the US are working further on their declaration on how to choke all financial and tactical support to underworld don and terror mastermind Dawood Ibrahim’s D-Company.

  • Narendra Modi

    Maharashtra wasted 15 yrs under Congress-NCP rule: Modi

    Aurangabad (Maharashtra): Highlighting the misrule of Congress-NCP combine in Maharashtra for the last fifteen years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged the people to vote for the BJP and said the upcoming election will decide the state’s fate.

  • arup raha IAF Chief

    Delay in key projects cause of concern: IAF chief

    New Delhi: Air chief Arup Raha today expressed concern over delay in key acquisition and development projects and hoped that the government puts in place a faster system to ensure greater accountability.

  • Chinese incursion may have been some signal: Air Chief

    New Delhi: The Chinese incursion into Ladakh, timed with the visit of President Xi Jinping to India last month, could have been “some signalling”, IAF chief Air Marshal Arup Raha said today while asserting that the defence infrastructure is being boosted along the border with it.

  • Small wonder ‘Haider’ rides on word of mouth

    New Delhi: It’s a small film made with a lot of heart. Vishal Bhardwaj’s “Haider”, his twist on William Shakespeare’s tragic play “Hamlet”, is climbing up the Bollywood box office ladder thanks to a positive word of mouth, say experts. It has earned a cumulative of Rs.13.07 crore within two days of its release.

  • Post ‘Bang Bang’, Hrithik keen on ‘mental break’

    New Delhi: A well-deserved break is all that’s on actor Hrithik Roshan’s mind following his latest Bollywood release “Bang Bang”. He feels a mental break would be just right before he begins work on the mega project “Mohenjo Daro”.

  • Fasts continue in TN: 12 hr bandh in Pondy peaceful

    Chennai: Clad in black outfit, AIADMK MLAs today staged a day-long fast here as protests against party chief J Jayalalithaa’s conviction in an illegal assets case continue state-wide with a dawn-to-dusk bandh in the neighbouring union territory of Puducherry passing off peacefully.

  • Shatrughan blames state government for stampede

    “Gross failure of the administration..no lessons seem to have been learnt at all,” Sinha, Lok Sabha member from Patna, said after visiting Patna Medical College and Hospital.

  • North Maharashtra seats to see five-way poll fight

    Nashik: The Nashik division comprising four districts is all set to witness a multi-cornered fight among the five major parties for the October 15 Maharashtra Assembly polls.

  • Dummy stun-grenade on plane, probe on; Minister contradicts AI

    Vizianagaram (Andhra Pradesh): Rebuffing Air India’s attempts at cover-up, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju today disclosed that a dummy stun-grenade was found on board an Air India jumbo plane when it landed at Jeddah in the wee hours.

  • Om Prakash Chautala

    Competent court to take appropriate action in Chautala case:EC

    Chandigarh: With questions being raised on INLD Chief Om Parkash Chautala campaigning while being out on bail on health grounds, the Election Commission today washed its hand off, saying it was for the competent court to take action in the matter.