Free Press Journal
  • Poaching case: Salman Khan moves HC for re-examination of 5 witnesses

    Jodhpur: Bollywood actor Salman Khan today moved the Rajasthan High Court to seek permission to call five prosecution witnesses for re-examination in the black bucks poaching case but the single bench refused to hear his petition, according to his counsel.

  • Salman Khan

    Dukhtaran-e-Milat chief hits out at Salman Khan

    Srinagar: Asiya Andrabi, chief of women’s separatist group ‘Dukhtaran-e-Milat’ (Daughters of Faith), Tuesday came down heavily on Bollywood superstar Salman Khan for advocating re-opening of cinema theatres in the Kashmir Valley.

  • PM is more concerned about NRIs than resident Indians: Kapil Sibal

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was today the target of attack of Congress which took serious exception to his remarks abroad on the lament among some people about their “misfortune” of being born in India and said he is “more concerned about NRIs than resident Indians.”

  • Manish Sisodia, Arvind Kejriwal

    Delhi govt calls meeting of all senior officers tomorrow

    New Delhi: Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has called a meeting with all senior bureaucrats tomorrow in the backdrop of the turf war between Delhi government and Lt Governor Najeeb Jung. The government’s move comes a day after Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal issued an order to department heads to apprise him or the Minister concerned about any oral or written direction from the LG or his office before following them.

  • More poor availing beds in pvt hospitals: Delhi govt

    New Delhi: Occupancy of beds reserved for Economically Weaker Section (EWS) in private hospitals have gone up to 75 per cent from the earlier 30-35 per cent, Delhi government said today.

  • Najeeb Jung, Arvind Kejriwal

    Kejriwal, Jung meet Prez; accuse each other of violating Constitution

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Lt Governor Najeeb Jung today took their bitter fight to President Pranab Mukherjee and accused each other of violating the Constitution and overstepping their respective jurisdictions. Hours before Kejriwal met the President, Jung, in a sudden turn of events, called on Mukherjee and apprised him of the ongoing tussle over the appointments of key bureaucrats in the Delhi government with sources maintaining that it was

  • Arun Jaitley

    NDA’s first year saw move away from crony capitalism: Jaitley

    New Delhi: The NDA government’s first year has seen a move from scams, scandals and corruption to a non-discretionary and “rule-based” governance not witnessed in a decade, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Tuesday.

  • football

    Italian football faces new match-fixing scandal

    Rome: Italian football faced a new scandal on Tuesday with the emergence of a multi-million-dollar match-fixing probe suspected to be orchestrated by ‘Ndrangheta, the most powerful mafia syndicate in Italy.

  • Virat Kohli let off after anti-corruption code breach

    Mumbai: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli was let off on Tuesday after being found guilty of violating the Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) anti-corruption code.

  • Make or break for Mohun Bagan against Royal Wahingdoh

    Barasat (West Bengal): Having slipped to second place after back-to-back away losses, Mohun Bagan face a must-win situation to remain in the I-League football tournament title hunt as they take on Royal Wahingdoh FC here tomorrow. Mohun Bagan are winless from the last three matches and are three points behind reigning champions Begaluru FC (35). However, to their advantage, Mohun Bagan have one match in hand.

  • 13 NSFs & nine state Oly units support ouster of IOA chief

    New Delhi: The move to oust Indian Olympic Association President N Ramachandran has got support from 13 National Sports Federations and nine state Olympic units, demanding a No Confidence Motion against him by calling a Special General Meeting.

  • Usain Bolt

    Usain Bolt sprinting to secure legacy

    Kingston (Jamaica): Jamaica’s six-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt says his main focus for the remainder of his sprinting career is to secure a legacy as the greatest athlete of all times.

  • BCCI

    Technical committee proposes Duleep postponement next season

    Mumbai: The Duleep Trophy inter-zonal cricket tournament, conducted uninterrupted by the Cricket Board since 1961-62, could be postponed next season if the BCCI’s Working Committee approves the recommendations of its Technical Committee that met here today. The Anil Kumble-headed Technical Committee has recommended to the Working Committee that the Duleep Trophy, once considered as virtually the selection trials for picking Test teams, be postponed because India would be hosting the ICC World T20

  • Sitaram Yechury

    Modi’s first year in power a disaster for country: Yechuri

    Mumbai: Dubbing the Narendra Modi Government’s performance in its first year as a “disaster”, CPI (M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury today said the NDA dispensation at the Centre will be better known for bypassing 0.parliamentary procedures. “We are seeing a very dangerous and disastrous trend emerging after the BJP came to power an year ago. We are confronting a three-faced problem of neo-liberal economic policies, bypassing of parliamentary procedures and the rise of

  • Aruna Shanbaug

    KEM’s Room No. 4 may bear Aruna’s name

    Mumbai: For 42 years they waged a quiet battle here to keep alive Aruna Shanbaug and now the nurses of Mumbai’s KEM Hospital want Room no. 4 to be turned into a memorial to her. Shanbaug, a nurse at the hospital, existed comatose in the room since being subjected to a brutal sexual assault in 1973 by a ward boy, who tried to throttle her with a dog’s chain, leaving her in a

  • RBI

    Govt may do away with mandatory RBI approval for FDI

    New Delhi: In a bid to attract more foreign investment, the government is looking at doing away with the mandatory approval of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) which currently is needed after an investment proposal has been approved by the FIPB.

  • Coal Scam

    Coalscam: RSPL and its three top officials put on trial

    New Delhi: A special court today put on trial Delhi-based Rathi Steel and Power Limited (RSPL) and its three officials in a coal blocks allocation scam case, saying they had conspired and furnished wrong information to get the blocks and “misappropriated” nationalised natural resources.

  • Marine Corps crash

    1 critical, 3 hospitalised after fatal Marine Corps crash

    Honolulu (US): The fatal crash of the Marine Corps’ new hybridised airplane-and-helicopter aircraft during a training exercise in Hawaii over the weekend is renewing safety concerns about the machine. But the Marines say the MV-22 Osprey has proven itself to be very safe despite high-profile accidents early in its operation.