Free Press Journal
  • Senior Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad and Jai Ram Ramesh addressing media at party office in New Delhi on Monday.

    Emergency fears: Advani’s arrow has hit mark: Congress

    New Delhi : With barely concealed glee, the Congress Party has fully supported the senior BJP leader L K Advani’s recent comment that the imposition of an internal Emergency cannot be ruled out.

  • AAP may move Supreme Court over false poll affidavits

    Panaji : The AAP on Monday said it may approach the Supreme Court over elected representatives lying on affidavits, and demanded the arrest of Goa PWD Minister Sudin Dhavalikar for submitting a false graduation degree to the election authorities.

  • Govt may slap MCOCA on bootleggers: Khadse

    Government also plans to amend the Maharashtra Prevention of Dangerous Activities Act to ensure strong action is taken against those who produce and sell hooch, and also against bootleggers
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  • Maradona confirms in fray for FIFA prez race

    Buenos Aires :  Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has confirmed that he intends to run for the FIFA presidency to succeed Sepp Blatter, according to Uruguayan broadcaster Victor Hugo Morales.

  • DD comes out with shows on Emergency

    New Delhi: After the coverage of the yoga day events, public broadcaster Doordarshan has now focused on special programmes on Emergency, forty years after it came into effect. Official sources said that Doordarshan has prepared a comprehensive documentary, audience-based programmes and interviews of various people including political personalities who closely witnessed the events in that period which will be telecast on special slots on DD News from June 23 to 27.

  • Sunanda death probe case: Six undergo polygraph test

    New Delhi : Six persons including three ‘prime witnesses’ in the Sunanda Pushkar death case were put through lie detector test, Delhi Police Commissioner B S Bassi said on Monday amid indication that a number of other witnesses may be asked to undergo the examination.

  • Indian nurses in UK could be forced to return home

    London : Over 30,000 nurses from India and other non-European countries employed with Britain’s state-funded National Health Service (NHS) could be forced to leave the UK under new immigration rules.

  • Cops conduct around 40 raids across Palghar

    Palghar : It took destruction of more than 100 families for the Palghar police to wake up from its slumber and raid around 40 illicit liquor manufacturing units to confiscate and destroy hooch worth lakhs. These hooch manufacturing units, locally known as Haath Bhatti, had been operating in Palghar district for more than 10 months or so and had a smooth network which comprised of government officials and local goons who churned out

  • Medal haul for India in Asian Grand Prix Series

    Bangkok :  The Indian athletics team won eight medals — two golds, one silver and five bronzes — in their first outing at the Asian Grand Prix Series here on Monday.

  • Team India aim to put up better show against Poland

    Belgium :  Having eked out an unconvincing 3-2 win over France in their campaign opener, the Indian men’s side will have to quickly pull up their shocks, especially at the defence, when they take on lower-ranked Poland in their second group match of the Hockey World League Semifinals here today.

  • ‘Barca star antics have hurt Brazil’

    Santiago: Senior Brazil defender Dani Alves on Monday revealed that he lectured Neymar over his dismissal in loss to Colombia in Copa America, saying that all of his antics and anger ultimately hurt their country.

  • Kin perform last rites after police forms SIT

    Balaghat : Madhya Pradesh police on Monday announced constitution of a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the murder of local journalist Sandeep Kothari, who was burnt to death allegedly by three persons linked to mining mafia, following which his protesting family members performed his last rites.

  • Flood threat to Telangana, Andhra as Godavari swells

    Krishna river is also receiving heavy inflows due to incessant rains in parts of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. With the water level rising at Prakasam barrage in Krishna district of Andhra, authorities opened 30 gates to release 21,000 cusecs of water (more…)

  • Single-window clearance for pharma sector

    New Delhi : To enable a single-window clearance system in pharmaceuticals sector, the government will set up a high-level committee next week to work out the modalities for the same.

  • Nullah cleaning should be probed at BMC level: BJP

    Mumbai : BJP’s Mumbai unit claimed on Monday that nullah cleaning in the city is not done in a proper manner and there is no transparency in the matter. Therefore, the irregularity should be probed at the BMC level and, otherwise, the BJP will ask the state government to intervene in the matter.

  • Six ex-MLAs of Cong, BJP and JMM charge sheeted

    New Delhi  : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday filed three separate charge sheets against former Jharkhand MLAs from Congress, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha and BJP in connection with the alleged cash-for-vote scam during 2010 Rajya Sabha elections.