Free Press Journal
  • Voters showing identity cards in Nagpur

    Approx 64 pc turn out recorded in Maha Assembly poll

    Mumbai: An estimated 64 per cent of Maharashtra’s 8.35 crore voters today cast their ballots in a bitterly-fought election that pollsters said will throw up a hung Assembly with BJP emerging as the single-largest party but falling short of a majority in the 288-member House.

  • Agusta Westland Choper Deal

    VVIP chopper deal: Italian court order to come after 3 months

    New Delhi: Investigative agencies like CBI and ED, probing corruption charges in the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal, will have to wait for over three months to know the exact legal reasons that led an Italian court to acquit two top officials of the accused firm.

  • coal mine

    Coal scam: CBI asked to probe role of Coal Ministry officials

    New Delhi: CBI was today directed by a special court to further probe a coal scam case on various aspects, including the role of Ministry of Coal officers and members of 36th Screening Committee in allocating coal block to a West Bengal-based company.

  • Cong to have transparent organisational elections

    New Delhi: Congress will have a “100 per cent transparent” organisational elections this time to bring in “fresh leadership” at all levels in the backdrop of its debacle in the Lok Sabha polls, a prominent party leader said today.

  • ISIS

    Waving of ISIS flags in Valley ‘merits concern’: Top army officer

    Srinagar:  The waving of ISIS flags in Kashmir is a matter of concern and “deserves the highest attention of the security agencies” so that the Valley youth are prevented from being lured into the ranks of the jihadist organisation, a top Army official said today.

  • MEA seeks report from CBI on Saradha’s alleged terror link

    New Delhi: The External Affairs Ministry has sought from CBI details of its probe into Saradha chit fund scam after reports of the scam money being allegedly pumped into Bangladesh for terror activities surfaced.

  • Congress

    Congress will be ousted in Maharashtra, Haryana: BJP

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday said the people will vote the Congress out in both Maharashtra and Haryana as the latter has given mis-governance and corruption in both states.

  • Canada offers to partner India in ‘housing for all’

    New Delhi: Canada today expressed interest in participating in India’s ambitious programmes of ‘Housing for All’ and building 100 ‘smart cities’ and offered its technology in this regard.

  • Fire destroys houses in Arunachal village

    Itanagar: At least eight houses were reduced to ashes while five others partially damaged in a fire at Motowa village in Tirap district, an official release said here today.

  • Wrestler Sushil Kumar

    Sushil Kumar, six others to train in US

    New Delhi: Ace Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar and six other national athletes will be heading for the US in the first week of November to train in the Ohio-based SPIRE Institute, an official Olympic Training Center, through a Sheru Classic initiative.

  • 90 per cent polling in Kanubari bypoll

    Itanagar: An estimated 90 per cent of 10,411 electorates including 5,063 female voters exercised their franchise in the bypoll for Kanubari constituency in Arunachal’s Longding district today.

  • Haryana polls

    Nearly 68 per cent turnout in Haryana, 32 injured in violence

    Chandigarh: Stray incidents of violence today marked the Assembly polls in Haryana leaving 32 persons including 10 policemen injured as 65 per cent of the 1.63 crore voters cast their ballots till 4:30 PM in a keen contest involving Congress, BJP and INLD.

  • Sachin, SRK, Salman cast vote along with other celebs

    Mumbai: Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar and Bollywood actors Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan were among the celebrities who exercised their franchise today and urged the electorate to step out and cast their vote.

  • U-17 World Cup: FIFA, government assure help to AIFF

    New Delhi: The All India Football Federation was today assured of all help by the government as well as FIFA as far as hosting and successful conduct of the Under-17 World Cup in 2017 was concerned.

  • Kerala to make 2015 National Games Village eco-friendly

    Thiruvanathapuram: The Jawarharlal Nehru Tropical Botanical Garden and Research Institute (JNTBGRI), as  part of its developmental plans, will spend Rs.50 lakh to turn the 2015 National Games Village eco-friendly.

  • UN sets 60-day deadline to tackle Ebola

    United Nations: The UN has given itself a period of 60 days to intensify the fight against the Ebola epidemic in West Africa and to prevent the disease from defeating international efforts to eradicate it.