Free Press Journal
  • Rampal arrested by Haryana Police from ashram

    Haryana Police finally arrested elusive self-styled godman Rampal Wednesday evening from his fortified Satlok Ashram near Barwala in Haryana. At least six people lost their lives in the stand-off as Rampal eluded the police, while many of his key aides and around 450 supporters were also arrested.

  • Raja, others arranged proceeds of crime for KTV: ED officer

    New Delhi: A special court hearing the money laundering case arising out of the 2G scam was today told by a top ED official that ex-Telecom Minister A Raja in association with DMK chief M Karunanidhi’s wife, daughter and others had arranged the “proceeds of crime” to park it in Kalaignar TV.

  • New Zealand push Pakistan hard in second Test

    Dubai: New Zealand bowled with discipline and, despite Azhar Ali and Younis Khan’s half-centuries, looked set for a lead in the second Test against Pakistan in Dubai today.

  • N Srinivasan

    Trouble in offing for MCA, VCA and PCA

    Mumbai: Three powerful associations of the BCCI who conduct Tests regularly – Mumbai, Vidarbha and Punjab – are likely to face the heat from the ruling group of the Board in the wake of the Supreme Court-appointed Justice Mudgal Committee giving a clean chit to N Srinivasan in the IPL 6 corruption probe.

  • 2G case: Court allows CBI plea to summon additional witnesses

    New Delhi: A special court today allowed CBI plea to summon additional witnesses and for producing documents before it in 2G spectrum allocation scam trial, observing that it appeared to be “essential” for a just decision in the case.

  • Congress leaders resent comparison between Indira and Modi

    Patna:  Congress leaders, on the occasion of the 97th birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi today, resented comparison between her and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and vented anger at him for giving a miss to her martyrdom day function on October 31.

  • gold shopping

    Gold gains modestly on firm demand, silver slips

    Mumbai: Gold prices advanced further at the domestic bullion market today on sustained off-take from stockists and retail consumers amid buoyant overseas cues.

  • Coal auction to begin on Feb 11,Govt to keep lid on tariff

    New Delhi: The keenly awaited auction of coal blocks will be held around February 11 but power tariffs are unlikely to shoot up following bidding, expected to be intense, as the government has put in place norms to regulate the bid war.

  • Mohammad mufti Sayeed

    PDP alone can counter BJP’s divisive agenda: Mufti Sayeed

    Srinagar: PDP patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Wednesday filed his nomination papers for the Jammu and Kashmir assembly elections, and said only his party can counter the BJP’s “divisive agenda”.

  • Protest, Hisar,Sant Rampal

    Six die as Rampal remains elusive; aides, 425 supporters arrested

    Chandigarh/Barwala, Nov 19 (IANS) At least six people – five women and an infant – have lost their lives, as self-styled godman Rampal continued to elude the police Wednesday. Top police officers in Haryana claimed that their “successful” action to arrest him was nearing its end.

  • Ranjit Sinha

    Senior CBI officer is the “mole”: Ranjit Sinha to SC

    New Delhi:  A senior IPS officer in CBI is the “mole” who supplied documents and file notings to advocate Prashant Bhushan on the basis of which “false and baseless” allegations were made, agency chief Ranjit Sinha claimed in the Supreme Court today.

  • Indian fishermen

    Lanka releases fishermen after presidential pardon

    Colombo:  Five Indian fishermen sentenced to death in Sri Lanka for alleged drug trafficking were released today after President Mahinda Rajapaksa commut d their death penalty.

  • Vladimir Putin

    Don’t meddle in Russia affairs: Putin tells US envoy

    Moscow:  President Vladimir Putin urged Washington’s new envoy today not to interfere in Russia’s affairs as he accepted credentials from US ambassador John Tefft amid raging tensions.

  • Keen to enter in India but high import duty a roadblock:Tesla

    New Delhi: US-based premium electric car maker Tesla Motors is keen to enter the Indian market and has even identified the country as one of the possible locations to set up a manufacturing plant in Asia.

  • US condemns synagogue attack in Israel

    Washington: Strongly condemning the “horrific” terror attack at a Jerusalem synagogue, US President Barack Obama today said it is important for Israeli and Palestinian leaders along with ordinary citizens to work towards lowering tensions and rejecting violence.