Free Press Journal
  • BJP should keep election promises on Ram Mandir, A 370: RSS

    Nagpur: The BJP government at the Centre which is completing one year in office should fulfil its commitment to construct Ram Mandir in Ayodhya and remove article 370 of the Constitution, RSS said today. The BJP government should live up to the expectations of the people while fulfilling promises made to the electorate, particularly on Ram Mandir and scrapping of article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, RSS’s `Akhil Bhartiya Saha Sampark Pramukh’ Arun

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    HC order huge embarrassment to Centre: Arvind Kejriwal

    New Delhi: Buoyed by the high court judgement over jurisdiction of Delhi government’s anti-graft body, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said the verdict was a “huge embarrassment” for the Modi dispensation and has strengthened his government’s fight against corruption.

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    Angry Dani Alves opens door to Barcelona departure

    Barcelona: FC Barcelona footballer Dani Alves looks to be on his way out of the club when his contract expires at the end of June. The 32-year-old, who joined Barcelona from Sevilla in 2008 has been a key component of the club’s triumphs in recent seasons but has so far not agreed to extend his current deal to remain at Camp Nou, reports Xinhua.

  • Man beaten

    Barber in Turkey beaten for refusing handshake with politician

    Istanbul: A ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) lawmaker’s supporters attacked and threatened a barber in Istanbul after he declined to shake hands with the politician, Turkey’s Dogan news agency reported.

  • Narendra Modi

    End of ‘Bure Din’ in one year: Modi

    Mathura: Asserting that his government has delivered the promised “achche din” (good days) to the people, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday that the promise was not for those who looted the nation.

  • Floods, Kashmir

    Floods: Par panel for liberal financial assistance to J-K

    Srinagar: Criticising the Union and the Jammu and Kashmir governments for “inadequate” relief to the last year’s flood victims, a Parliamentary committee today said the Centre should give liberal financial assistance to the state to compensate the people.

  • Fifty years not enough to alleviate poverty: Congress leader

    Panaji: Fifty years were not enough for the party to remove poverty from the country, Congress leader Praniti Shinde said. Asked during a press conference at the party headquarters here why Congress had been unable to alleviate poverty despite being on the treasury benches for long spells, Shinde, an AICC spokesperson, said: “Fifty years are less.”

  • BSE seeks clarification from United Bank over Kingfisher loan

    Mumbai: State-run United Bank of India today said the BSE has sought clarifications from it on reports that it does not expect to recover Rs 400 crore loan to the grounded carrier Kingfisher Airlines. The BSE has sought clarification from us with respect to news reports in this regard, the bank said in a regulatory filing. The bank is yet to reply to the exchanges.

  • Gujjar Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti

    Gujjar agitation: Highway cleared; rail track remains blocked

    Bharatpur (Rajasthan),:
    On the fifth day of the Gujjar agitation, police today cleared the Jaipur-Agra national highway of the protestors even as the rail track continued to be blocked amid a stand-off with the government over the community’s demand for five per cent reservation. The stir suffered a setback in Dausa district where locals challenged the agitators and helped police in clearing the NH-11, which was blocked yesterday, police said.

  • MAMPL exits DIAL, GMR airports acquires its 10 pc stake

    New Delhi: GMR Airports, a subsidiary of GMR infrastructure, has acquired 10 per cent additional stake from Malaysia Airports (Mauritius) Private Limited for a consideration of USD 80 million, raising its stake to 64 per cent in Delhi International Airport Limited.

  • Subrata Roy

    High Court extends stay of proceedings against Subrata Roy in IT case

    New Delhi: The Delhi High court today extended till July 2 the trial court proceedings against Sahara Chief Subrata Roy, now lodged in Tihar Jail, in an Income Tax case for allegedly not filing returns for a group company for the assessment year 2013-14. Besides Roy, Justice Manmohan Singh also extended stay on the proceedings and the bailable warrants issued against J B Roy, Ranoj Das Gupta, both directors of Sahara India Commercial

  • Snapdeal

    Snapdeal acquires Hyderabad-based MartMobi

    New Delhi: E-commerce major Snapdeal has acquired Hyderabad-based mobile technology startup, MartMobi for an undisclosed amount, a move that will help the firm strengthen its mobility platform for merchant partners.Founded by Pramod Nair and Satya Krishna Ganni, MartMobi creates mobile sites and apps for e-commerce stores, small and medium-sized businesses.

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    Cairn names ex-Bulgarian minister arbitrator for tax dispute

    New Delhi: Cairn Energy of UK has named former Bulgarian minister and lawyer Stanimir A. Alexandrov as its arbitrator for resolution of the Rs 10,247-crore tax demand the Indian government had slapped on it using retrospective taxation.

  • CIL decision to cancel coal won by JPL comes under HC lens

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today asked Coal India Ltd (CIL) how it was offering coal from two Chhattisgarh mines to NTPC when it had cited production issues to cancel an e-auction of 49,000 metric tonnes (MT) of the mineral, mined from the same area, which was won by JPL.

  • 2G case: Court to resuming hearing on final arguments in July

    New Delhi: A special court today fixed July 14 for hearing the ongoing final arguments in the 2G spectrum allocation scam case in which former Telecom Minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and 15 others including several corporate executives, are facing trial.

  • Government constitutes panel to discuss trade unions’ demands

    New Delhi: In view of trade unions’ strong protest against certain changes proposed in labour laws, the government has constituted an inter-ministerial panel to discuss issues raised by them in their 10-point charter.

  • Drain cleaning: NGT warns Delhi officials of coercive action

    New Delhi: Lambasting civic bodies for not cleaning drains in the national capital, National Green Tribunal (NGT) today warned Delhi chief secretary and the senior-most civic officials of coercive action like attachment of salary if they do not comply with its order on the matter. A bench, headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar, pulled up all the civic bodies of Delhi after they failed to show a single drain cleaned by them