Free Press Journal
  • Kerala to relax land ceiling rules for investors: Chandy

    Kochi: The Kerala government will give relaxation on land ceiling norms to those who come forward to invest and generate employment opportunities in the state, said Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Friday.

  • Kiran Walia to take on Kejriwal from New Delhi

    New Delhi: Congress leader Kiran Walia will take on former chief minister Arvind Kejriwal in New Delhi constituency, the party announced Friday.

  • Court asks Delhi Police to get sanction against Bharti

    New Delhi: A court here Friday asked Delhi Police to get sanction to prosecute former state law minister Somnath Bharti in a case related to molestation of African women during his alleged midnight raid here last year.

  • HC notice to central, Delhi governments on CCTV cameras

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court issued notice to the central and Delhi governments on a plea asking them not to remove over 15,000 CCTV cameras installed here ahead of US President Barack Obama’s visit.

  • Wipro net up 9 percent in Q3; ups revenue for Q4

    Bengaluru:Indian IT bellwether Wipro Ltd Friday reported nine percent year-on-year (YoY) growth in net profit at Rs.2,193 crore for third quarter of fiscal 2014-15 and projected higher revenue from IT services for fourth quarter.

  • Smiling face is always welcome in court: SC Judge

    New Delhi: “A smiling face is always welcome in court” was the advise of the Supreme court judge Ranjan Gogoi to the law students here at the Delhi University’s Campus Law Centre (CLC).

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Kejriwal hits out at Bedi, Ilmi for negative politics comments

    New Delhi:  Hitting out at former aides Kiran Bedi and Shazia Ilmi for accusing AAP of doing “negative” politics, AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal today said it is not tolerated when a common man tries to come to power.

  • Abhiahek Manu Singhvi

    Singhvi clarifies his sexist jibe at Kiran Bedi

    New Delhi: Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Friday clarified his personal attack on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former IPS officer Kiran Bedi, saying the statement was about a person who had ambitions for a post and has done a somersault about the view of certain political parties.

  • Ajay MAken

    Against BJP, AAP ‘turncoats’, Cong pushes ‘clean, competent’ Maken

    New Delhi: Congress, which has been pushed to the third position in the national capital, today sought to turn tables on its rivals, BJP and AAP, saying that they depended on “turncoats” like Kiran Bedi and Arvind Kejriwal while it has a “clean and competent” leader in Ajay Maken.

  • Six hurt in anti-Charlie Hebdo protest in Pakistan

    Islamabad: At least six people were injured when protests in Pakistan against the Charlie Hebdo caricatures Friday turned violent outside the French consulate in Karachi.

  • France Police

    French post office hostages freed by gunmen: police

    Nanterre (France): An armed man was holed up in a post office outside Paris today with two hostages, and were freed later, police said, adding there did not appear to be any link to extremist attacks.

  • Over 52 pc voting in first phase of panchayat polls in Raj

    Jaipur:  Over 52 per cent of 1.17 cr electors cast their votes in the first phase of panchayat polls in Rajasthan which ended on a peaceful note at 5 pm today, a senior election official said here.

  • Gandhians hurt over government’s silence over divisive forces

    New Delhi: Witnessing the danger of India’s unity in diversity and the spirit of co-existence getting affected, some Gandhians have expressed their disappointment over the government’s silence in such a state of affairs.

  • Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh

    Row over film MSG snowballs; another CBFC member quitsb

    New Delhi: The controversy over the clearance to the film ‘Messenger of God’ snowballed today with another censor board member resigning in support of its Chairperson Leela Samson as government rejected allegations of “coercion” and “interference” in its functioning.

  • Goa to urge Centre to lift suspension on green clearance

    Panaji: The Goa government will write to the union environment and forests ministry to revoke the suspension of green clearances to the state’s mining leases in order to spur the restarting of iron ore mines, which have been non-operational for more than two years, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said Friday.

  • India’s raises mkt access issue with China

    Jaipur: India today raised the problems faced by domestic business in accessing markets in China with which the country has a trade deficit of USD 37 billion. In a bilateral meeting between Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and visiting Chinese Vice Minister of Commerce Gao Yan here several other trade related matters were also discussed.

  • Mumbai Marathon is selection trial for world championship: AFI

    Mumbai: This Sunday’s Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon would be the pre-qualification event for the World Championships in August in Beijing, said Athletics Federation of India president Adille Sumariwalla today.

  • Mars space probe found 11 years after disappearing

    London: A British-built space probe, thought lost on Mars since 2003, has been found on the surface of the Red planet, ending the mystery of what happened to the mission more than a decade ago, the UK Space Agency said today.