Free Press Journal
  • CBI raids in Kolkata, Odisha in chit fund scam

    Kolkata: The CBI Thursday conducted several places in Kolkata and Odisha in connection with the Odisha chit fund scam, an agency official said.

  • RBI

    RBI issues framework for leverage ratio for banks

    Mumbai: The Reserve Bank today issued a framework for leverage ratio in line with Basel III norms to enable banks to strengthen risk management system and avert any possible crisis.

  • J and K headed for Governor’s rule

    New Delhi/Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir today appeared hurtling towards a spell of Governor’s rule with incumbent N N Vohra sending a report to the Centre on the political impasse after Omar Abdullah asked him to relieve him as caretaker Chief Minister.

  • Coal production resumes; Govt to go ahead with reforms

    New Delhi: Coal workers across the country have resumed work after a two-day strike and promised to make up for an estimated 1 million tonne production loss, as the government assured that state-run behemoth Coal India will not be privatised and employees’ interests would be paramount.

  • BJP has secret understanding with BJD : Cong

    Bhubaneswar: Congress today alleged that the secret understanding between BJP and BJD was exposed by the speech of BJP chief Amit Shah at the recent rally here and it was done to protect leaders of the ruling party in the state from CBI probe in chitfund scam and ensure BJD support to NDA in Rajya Sabha.

  • Salman Khan

    Prosecution plea to re-examine witness in Salman case rejected

    Mumbai: In a setback to the prosecution in the hit-and-run case allegedly involving the Bollywood actor Salman Khan, the sessions court here today rejected its plea to re-examine an RTO officer who had carried out inspection of the actor’s car after the incident in 2002.

  • ‘Queen’, ‘PK’ top Star Guild Awards nominations

    New Delhi: “Queen” and “PK” are leading the nominations tally in 10 categories, followed by “2 States”, “Highway” and “Haider” in the 10th edition of Renault Star Guild Awards.

  • Happy that Miss World dropped bikini round : Aishwarya Rai

    Mumbai: Indian actress and former Miss World Aishwarya Rai has lauded the organisers of the international beauty pageant for removing the swimsuit round from their competition. She says when she won the crown in 1994, she herself didn’t have the “fittest beach body”.

  • No celebrations on North Korean leader’s birthday

    Seoul: North Korea was quiet Thursday despite it being the birthday of supreme leader Kim Jong-un, an event that was not covered by the state media in contrast to those of his predecessors.

  • Imran Khan ties knot with TV anchor

    Islamabad:  Pakistan’s flamboyant cricketer- turned-politician Imran Khan today tied the knot with TV anchor Reham Khan at a simple ceremony here, ending days of speculation about his marriage.

  • Bus set afire in Bangladesh amid political unrest

    Dhaka: A bus has been set afire at a busy intersection in capital Dhaka amid the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP)-led opposition alliance’s transport blockade.

  • VHP morphs Kareena’s picture in magazine “Himalaya Dhwani”

    New Delhi: The controversy surrounding “Love Jihad” refuses to die down as the latest issue of a Vishva Hindu Parishad(VHP) magazine “Himalaya Dhwani” has brought up the subject on its cover using a morphed face of actor Kareena Kapoor half covered with a ‘burqa’.

  • Sunil Tatkare

    Sena failed to bring relief to drought-hit farmers: NCP

    Mumbai: Opposition NCP today launched a stinging attack on Shiv Sena, part of the BJP-led Maharashtra government, for “failing” to bring any relief to drought-hit farmers in the state.

  • Reward to Paris killers: Complaint filed against BSP leder

    Lucknow: A complaint has been filed against senior BSP leader Haji Yakoob Qureshi for reportedly announcing a Rs.51 crore reward for the two gunmen who killed 12 people in Paris on Wednesday.

  • Activist refuses to stand for RTI appeal hearing, arrested

    Chennai: An RTI activist was arrested by police from the Tamil Nadu State Information Commission premises after he strongly protested against him being disallowed from sitting down during hearing of his case.