Free Press Journal
  • Saradha scam: CBI summons Trinamool MP Mukul Roy 

    Kolkata: The CBI Monday summoned Trinamool Congress general secretary and former railway minister Mukul Roy for questioning in connection with the multi-crore-rupee Saradha chit fund scam.

  • Notwithstanding PM’s nuke push, Sena to oppose Jaitapur plant

    Mumbai: Notwithstanding Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s strong push for nuclear energy which he wants trebled by 2024, ally Shiv Sena today said it will continue to back those opposed to the 9,900 MW Jaitapur nuclear power project in Maharashtra.

  • ‘Mary Kom’ is for my dad: Priyanka Chopra

    Mumbai: “Mary Kom” was one of the top gainers at the Renault Star Guild Awards 2015 and actress Priyanka Chopra, who played the main lead in the film, has dedicated its success to her late father Ashok Chopra.

  • Venkaiah Naidu pushes for PPP model to construct smart cities 

    Gandhinagar: Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said here today that the union government is not in a position to make all investments for smart cities and hence the public-private partnership (PPP) route would be necessary.

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    Mohit Suri finds it difficult to cast Alia Bhatt

    Mumbai: Mohit Suri, known for directing hit films like “Kalyug” “Aashiqui 2” and “Ek Villain”, says he is a huge fan of his little cousin sister Alia Bhatt. However the director finds it difficult to cast the actress in his films.

  • Coal: SC notice to Guj Govt on failure to provide info to CBI

    New Delhi: Supreme Court today sought an explanation from Gujarat Government for its alleged failure to provide requisite information relating to two coal block allocations to the CBI for its probe into coalgate scam.

  • Australia confident N-deal talks will not ‘drag on’   

    New Delhi: Australia today expressed confidence that negotiations on the civil nuclear deal with India will not “drag on” as political clearance has already been given and only technical issues are required to be resolved.

  • Kohli meets Federer, expresses awe

    Sydney: His idol Sachin Tendulkar has often got clicked with Roger Federer during Wimbledon and today it was the turn of Indian cricket team’s batting maestro Virat Kohli to meet the Swiss tennis legend.

  • Ban Ki-moon

    Vibrant Gujarat made world vibrate with dynamism: UN chief 

    New Delhi: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon Monday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Make in India’ was a “very good policy” and that the Vibrant Gujarat Summit made the whole world “vibrate with dynamism”.  Addressing the 13th Sapru House Lecture organised by the Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA), Ban said: “‘Make in India’ is a very good policy to make the country into a manufacturing hub.

  • BJP suffers a big jolt in UP Cantt Board polls     

    Lucknow:The BJP today suffered a big jolt in the Cantonment Board polls in Uttar Pradesh when all the candidates supported by it in Varanasi–Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s parliamentary constituency–and Lucknow lost while winning just one in Agra and coming second in Bareilly and Mathura.

  • Code for India launches Gujarat chapter

    Washington: Silicon Valley-based ‘Code for India’, a fast growing network of Indian-origin tech professionals, today announced to launch a Gujarat chapter to help build skills development programmes in the state.

  • Jitan Ram Manjhi

    Will propose Nitish as CM only after Merger; Manjhi

    Patna: Amid reports of his growing distance with Nitish Kumar, Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi today described his predecessor as “supreme” leader of JD(U) and said he would propose name of Kumar from his party for the post of CM after the merger.

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    ‘Binny will prove his critics wrong at World Cup’   

    New Delhi:  Stuart Binny’s selection in India’s Cricket World Cup squad might have raised a few eyebrows but his Karnataka coaches asserted that the “transformed” all-rounder will prove his critics wrong and be an asset to the team in Australia and New Zealand.

  • AIIMS staffer held guilty of stalking woman security guard

    New Delhi: An employee of AIIMS has been convicted for misbehaving and stalking a woman security guard deployed at the hospital, by a Delhi court which relied on victim’s testimony and said non-inclusion of public witness is not necessarily fatal to the prosecution case.