Free Press Journal
  • Ram Vilas Paswan

    Paswan, Manjhi at loggerheads over two seats

    New Delhi: The BJP continues to battle a tussle within NDA over seat allocation for the upcoming Bihar polls with Ram Vilas Paswan’s LJP and former chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi’ HAM at loggerheads over two seats in the parliamentary constituency of Paswan’s son, sources said.

  • Sartaj Aziz

    US-India defence ties causing regional imbalance: Aziz

    Islamabad: The US defence cooperation with India was enhancing imbalance in South Asia, said Pakistan’s National Security and Foreign Affairs Advisor Sartaj Aziz, adding that Islamabad’s reservations in this regard have been conveyed to the US, media reported.

  • Two more dengue deaths in Delhi take toll to 18

    New Delhi: Two more deaths, suspected to be from dengue, have been reported in the national capital, taking the toll so far to 18. However, officially the dengue deaths stand only at five. Parents of a three-and-half years old Neha Mathur alleged that their daughter died on Wednesday due to dengue. But two city hospitals did not recommend dengue tests for the girl, they added.

  • tunnel

    Himachal tunnel collapse: Trapped workers contacted

    Bilaspur (Himachal Pradesh): Rescuers have managed to establish contact with two workers who have been trapped since Saturday evening in an under-construction tunnel here in Himachal Pradesh, officials said. Mani Ram and Satish Tomar were given eatables through a pipe, the officials said. However, the whereabouts of the third worker are not yet known.

  • Leaders from India and abroad wish Narendra Modi happy birthday

    New Delhi: Leaders from India and abroad wished Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who turned 65 on Thursday, a happy birthday. Among those who wished Modi were Chinese President Xi Jinping, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, President Pranab Mukherjee, spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, chief ministers of various states, Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah and union ministers.

  • Delhi HC extends relief to AAP leader Bharti from arrest

    New Delhi: In a relief to former Delhi law minister Somnath Bharti, booked in a domestic violence case, the Delhi High Court on Thursday continued the protection granted to him against arrest and reserved its order on his anticipatory bail plea.

  • CBI

    CBI takes over Gurgaon land acquisition case, files FIR

    New Delhi: The CBI on Thursday started a probe in the alleged irregularity in the purchase of 400 acres land from farmers of Gurgaon during 2004-2007 at throw away prices causing a loss of over Rs.1,500 crore to them.

  • Mulayam Singh Yadav

    Mulayam Singh Yadav, NCP form ‘Third Front’ for Bihar polls

    Lucknow: The Samajwadi Party (SP) on Thursday joined hands with the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and two other outfits and announced the formation of a ‘Third Front’ for the Bihar assembly elections. Party general secretary Ram Gopal Yadav announced the alliance and said that other than the SP and NCP, former Lok Sabha speaker P.A. Sangma’s National People’s Party and Samajwadi Janata Dal (Secular) would also be the constituents of the front.

  • M.L.Khattar

    SC stays Haryana law on educational bar for panchayat polls

    New Delhi: In a setback for the Manohar Lal Khattar government in Haryana, the Supreme Court stayed the state law providing that a candidate aspiring to contest the panchayat elections should have cleared the class 10 examination. A bench hof Justice J. Chelameswar stayed the operation of the Haryana Panchayati Raj (Amendment) Act, 2015, passed by the state assembly on September 7, after the petition challenging the amended law was mentioned before the court.

  • Meat ban

    Meat ban: SC declines to interfere with HC order

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court declined to interfere with the Bombay High Court which had stayed the order of the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai prohibiting the sale of meat during the Jain festival of Paryurshan. An apex court bench of Justice T.S. Thakur and Justice Kurian Joseph, while refusing to entertain the plea by a trust, said that there should be a spirit of “tolerance and accommodation”.

  • ganesh procession

    Gaiety marks Ganesh Chaturthi in Telangana, Andhra

    Hyderabad: A festive atmosphere prevailed in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh on Thursday as devotees installed Ganesh idols across the two states to mark Ganesh Chaturthi.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Will ensure economic fundamentals remain strong: Arun Jaitley

    New Delhi: Ahead of the much-awaited monetary policy update by the US Federal Reserve on Thursday, India’s Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the country’s economic fundamentals will be kept strong through appropriate policy interventions to meet eventualities and keep attracting investments.

  • earthquake

    Five killed in Chile quake, tsunami alert sounded

    Santiago: At least five people were killed and a million people evacuated after a massive earthquake jolted Chile, shattering window panes, forcing people to run onto the streets in panic and triggering a tsunami alert for the country’s coastline.

  • High Court admits petition against controversial DAVV appointments

    Indore : The Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court has admitted a petition alleging inaction over the VS Kokje Enquiry Commission report that had revealed irregularities in appointments and promotions of about 30 teachers in Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) in 2009.

  • City gears up for Ganesh Chaturthi

    Indore : Citizens are gearing up for the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi since Wednesday evening. The Ganesh Chaturthi is a festival which is widely celebrated in the city with devotion and faith.

  • CAs play imp role in development of nation

    Indore : People involved in the profession of Chartered Accountancy play an important role in the economic development of the country. They are viewed as corporate conscience keepers of the economy.

  • RTO seizes five JCBs for plying sans registration

    Indore : The RTO on Wednesday seized five JCBs from Pithampur and nearby areas of the city. These vehicles were running without registration and depositing tax. The RTO officials sent the vehicles to Vijay Nagar RTO.

  • Three-day mega blood donation camp begins

    Indore : A mega blood donation camp began at MY Hospital to sensitise people about blood donation, on Wednesday. In the 3-day camp, senior and junior doctors, members of nursing associations and employees of health department would donate blood.

  • Jr doctors to go on strike today

    Indore : The junior doctors of MY Hospital will go on indefinite strike from Thursday in support of their 12-point demand. They will go on strike under the banner of Madhya Pradesh Central Junior Doctors Association and junior doctors of other government medical colleges of the state will support the strike.