Free Press Journal
  • Supreme Court judge to probe Vadra land deals; Congress awaits official word

    Chandigarh/New Delhi : Controversial multi-million rupee deals of Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra are among land deals and other irregularities that will be probed by an inquiry commission, headed by a retired apex court judge, a senior Haryana minister said on Wednesday.

  • Jayalalithaa

    Probe Acharya’s charge that an ‘error’ led to Jaya’s acquittal

    The revelation made by Special Public Prosecutor B.V. Acharya in the Jayalalithaa disproportionate assets case that a “glaring arithmetical error” by the Karnataka High Court in computing the loans taken from banks by AIADMK general secretary and former Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa, her aides and their firms were responsible for their acquittals is shocking in the extreme.

  • US, North Korea,nuclear tests

    North Korea executes its defence minister: Seoul

    Seoul: North Korea has executed Defence Minister Hyon Yong-chol in a new purge of high ranking officials by Kim Jong-un’s regime, South Korea’s spy agency said on Wednesday.

  • Ranbir deepika

    Ranbir and I share a special equation: Deepika Padukone

    New Delhi : They make news whenever they pair up on the big screen but actress Deepika Padukone says no media speculation comes close to explaining the relationship she shares with former boyfriend Ranbir Kapoor.

  • Bashar al-Assad

    Investigators have war crimes case on Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad

    Beirut: Investigators and lawyers have built war crimes cases against Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad and key institutions of his regime with documents smuggled out of the country, a report said today. The Guardian newspaper said the Commission for International Justice and Accountability (CIJA) had already built three cases against the regime for crimes against humanity and is continuing to assemble evidence against others in the regime as well as in the opposition.

  • Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

    Aishwarya Rai to launch first look of ‘Jazbaa’ at Cannes

    Mumbai : Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will unveil the first look of her comeback film “Jazbaa” at the 68th Cannes International Film Festival at a closed door United Nations panel discussion on May 16, followed by a media event on May 19.

  • Siddaramaiah

    Jayalalithaa case appeal: Nothing to do with DMK or AIADMK, CM

    Bengaluru: Maintaining that his government has got nothing to do with either DMK or AIADMK, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today said it would take a “legal decision” on filing an appeal in the Supreme Court against the acquittal of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa.

  • Aamir Khan

    Aamir Khan to attend grand ‘PK’ premiere in China

    Beijing : A grand premiere of the Chinese dubbed version of Aamir Khan-starrer Hindi entertainer “PK”, releasing on May 22, is scheduled for Wednesday. The event will be attended by the superstar himself, along with several of his fans in the region.

  • Sonam Kapoor

    Actress Sonam Kapoor To Feature In Neerja Bhanot Biopic

    Chandigarh : She was just 23 when she sacrificed her life to save a group of American children aboard a Pan Am flight that had been hijacked on the ground at Karachi. Now, Chandigarh girl Neerja Bhanot, the seniormost cabin crew member on the flight, is to be immortalised in a biopic featuring Bollywood star Sonam Kapoor.

  • India Sensex

    Sensex provisionally closes 374 points up

    Mumbai: A day after it fell 630 points on the back of tax issues on foreign investors, a benchmark index of the Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip BSE Sensitive Index (Sensex), provisionally closed 374 points or 1.39 percent up on Tuesday.

  • Jitender Singh Tomar

    Delhi Bar Council seeks probe into Jitender Singh Tomar’s fake degree

    New Delhi: The Bar Council of Delhi (BCD) has filed a complaint against Delhi Law Minister Jitender Singh Tomar and sought a probe into his alleged ‘fake law degree’ case, according to a letter by BCD to the Delhi Police. “The Bar Council of Delhi has observed that Jitender Singh Tomar has enrolled himself in the council as an advocate by misrepresenting the facts. Both universities claimed that the documents are forged,” said

  • Parkash Singh Badal

    Punjab to make efforts to bring Blue Star artefacts: Parkash Singh Badal

    Rakhra (Patiala): Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today said that the state government was making persistent efforts with the Centre to bring back the books, rare manuscripts and other artifacts taken away by the Indian Army from Sikh Reference Library in Amritsar during the Operation Blue Star.

  • ‘Condescending’ treatment meted out to Marathis outside state: Nitesh Rane

    Mumbai: Seeking to take up the cause of Marathi people, Congress leader Nitesh Rane today met Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to protest against the “condescending” treatment allegedly being meted out to Maharashtrians living outside the state.  Rane also threatened to go the “destructive way”, if he does not receive a proper response from Fadnavis.

  • Rahul Gandhi

    Rahul Gandhi to undertake 15-km padyatra in Telangana

    Hyderabad: Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi will embark on a two-day visit to Telangana beginning tomorrow which would include a 15–km ‘padayatra’ in Adilabad district. According to Mallu Bhatti Vikramarka, TPCC working President, Rahul’s visit is to highlight the plight of farmers in the country in general and state in particular. He will stay in Nrimal town tomorrow night, he said.

  • SAI

    ‘Atheletes’ suicide bid shows need to strengthen sports training’

    New Delhi: The government on Wednesday said the incident of attempted suicide at a water sports centre in Kerala shows there is urgent need to strengthen the training system for sportspersons. “The shocking and tragic incident that occurred at SAG Water Sports Centre, Alappuzha does point out an urgent need to strengthen the SAI (Sports Authority of India) training system,” said a statement by Minister of State for Sports Sarbananda Sonowal read