Free Press Journal
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    Jitendra Singh Tomar case: Police probing if organised racket is involved

    New Delhi: Delhi Police is probing the possibility of an organised racket behind the alleged fake degrees of AAP leader Jitender Singh Tomar who was today taken to Faizabad in Uttar Pradesh for gathering more evidence in the case. Our team has just reached Faizabad. There our Investigating Officer will take help of Mr Tomar in gathering evidence from there and whatever on-spot verification will be needed will be done,” Delhi Police Commissioner B S

  • India Sensex

    Sensex gains 287 points; capital goods stocks rise  

    Mumbai: After six consecutive sessions of losses, a benchmark index of the Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), surged 287 points or more than 1.00 percent during the mid-afternoon trade session on Wednesday.

  • N. Chandrababu Naidu

    Cash-for-vote scam: Chandrababu Naidu likely to meet PM

    New Delhi: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu is likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi here today. According to Andhra Pradesh Finance Minister Y Ramakrishnudu, Naidu is expected to asked the Prime Minister to order a probe into the alleged phone-tapping operation undertaken by the Telangana Government and call for a proper implementation of Section 8 of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act relating to the role of the governor in maintaining

  • Lionel Messi

    Lionel Messi targets title jinx as Copa kicks off

    Santiago: Argentina are favourites to end a 22-year trophy drought when the Copa America kicks off here Thursday as a resurgent Brazil chase redemption following their ill-fated campaign at last year’s World Cup. One of the most eagerly anticipated Copas in years gets under way in Santiago, with hosts Chile launching the three-week extravaganza of South American football against Ecuador in Group A at 8.30pm (2330 GMT).

  • Record for Marta as Brazil, France get World Cup wins

    Montreal: Brazil star Marta claimed a record 15th Women’s World Cup goal in a 2-0 win over South Korea, as France beat old rivals England 1-0 in their opener. Marta’s second-half penalty in the Group E clash yesterday in Montreal saw the 29-year-old overtake Germany’s Birgit Prinz as the top goalscorer in the history of the tournament. Veteran teammate Formiga, 37, had grabbed Brazil’s first-half opener to become the oldest ever Women’s World Cup goalscorer.

  • SAI athlete attempts suicide in Kerala

    Thiruvananthapuram: A teenaged SAI athlete tried to commit suicide early Wednesday here by slashing his wrist. He was taken to hospital from where he slipped away, police said.  According to the police, the 18-year old athlete was brought to the casualty of the state-run Medical College hospital around 6.15 a.m.  The doctors, after putting three stitches, referred the athlete to the psychiatry wing. But the police is looking for the athlete, who

  • Shiv Sena, BJP vie for credit over coastal road project

    Mumbai: Centre’s approval for the 35-km long coastal road connecting north and south Mumbai, has resulted in both the ruling parties in Maharashtra- BJP and Shiv Sena- claiming credit for the project. While the Sena says that the project was envisaged by it, ally BJP maintains that it is the Central government led by Narendra Modi that has granted crucial approvals. “We should be credited for the completion of the project and for bringing

  • Ahmet Davutoglu

    Turkish PM Ahmet Davutoglu resigns after losing majority in parliamentary elections

    London : Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has resigned after his AK Party lost majority in parliamentary elections for the first time in the past 13 years. According to BBC, after accepting his gesture, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has asked Davutoglu to stay on until a new government is formed. Erdogan is now expected to give Davutoglu the job of forming a new coalition government. The result came as a blow to Turkey’s President

  • Digvijay Singh

    Narendra Modi camouflaging his failures by ‘nautanki’: Digvijaya Singh

    New Delhi: Questioning the Government’s move to organise mass yoga programmes, Congress leader Digvijaya Singh today alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is running out of ideas and camouflaging his failures by “nautanki” (drama). “Don’t understand the logic of mass yoga events by GOI? Modi running out of ideas and camouflaging his failures by such nautanki,” Singh said on twitter. However, he said that while he recommended Yoga for good health, he failed to understand

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia to meet Jung today

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia will meet Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung here on Wednesday. The meeting comes a day after Jitender Singh Tomar tendered his resignation as the Delhi Law Minister. Tomar, who was arrested yesterday and sent to four-day police custody, has stated that his degree is not fake and blamed his arrest on a conspiracy by the Central government. His arrest has come as a big

  • Dornier aircraft, Search Operation

    More ships to join Dornier plane search, review on

    Chennai : With the search for the missing Coast Guard Dornier aircraft with three crew members making no headway, more ships will join the operation and a review of the situation is on, a top official said today. “We have got no input so far about the missing aircraft” which went off the radar on Monday night, Inspector General S P Sharma, Commander, Coast Guard (East), told PTI here. “There are no concrete signals (from

  • Rupee down

    Rupee loses momentum, down 11 paise against dollar

    Mumbai : The rupee depreciated 11 paise to 64.03 against the US dollar in early trade today at the Interbank Foreign Exchange due to appreciation of the American currency overseas. Forex dealers said increased demand for the dollar from importers also weighed on the local currency, but a higher opening in the domestic equity market limited rupee’s fall. The rupee had closed higher by 16 paise at 63.92 against the American currency in yesterday’s trade on

  • Army avenges Manipur hit

    New Delhi :  In the first such cross-border operation, special forces of the Army in coordination with the Air Force on Tuesday carried out a surgical strike inside Myanmar, killing nearly 20 insurgents of the groups believed to be responsible for the deadly ambush in Manipur that killed 18 soldiers.

  • Manmohan Singh

    Manmohan Singh the economist takes on Modi’s GDP numbers

    New Delhi :  Describing Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a ”better salesman” than himself, former prime minister Manmohan Singh has cast a shadow of doubt on the GDP numbers claimed by the government.

  • Lady lawyer rams car into taxi, killing two

    Mumbai :  Two persons were killed and four grievously injured in a head on collision on the Eastern Freeway when a speeding Audi car rammed into a taxi in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

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    Sense of fear and foreboding under Modi, says Sonia

    New Delhi :  Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of “boastful claims, exaggerations, U-turns and downright falsehoods” and alleged his BJP-led government was attempting to dismantle the welfare state and centralise power.

  • Degree drama ends in Jitender Singh Tomar resignation

    New Delhi :  A bitter battle between the Central and AAP governments worsened on Tuesday as police arrested Delhi’s Law Minister Jitender Singh Tomar amid high drama and secured a four-day police custody over his alleged fake degree. The AAP denounced the arrest as vendetta.

  • City forest to be developed near airport

    Indore : Environment and Forest Minister Prakash Javadekar here on Tuesday said that city forest would be developed on 36 hectare land near Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport.