Free Press Journal
  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Kejriwal Govt involved in CNG scam, alleges ink thrower

    New Delhi: The woman, who threw ink at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during a public meeting at the Chhatrasal Stadium here on Sunday, accused the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Government of being involved in a CNG scam.

  • GST Bill

    GST Bill row: BJP shrugs off Rahul’s ‘tax cap’ demand

    New Delhi: Downplaying Congress’ demand for a cap on taxation percentage in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill , Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said it is time for the grand old party to take a call on the landmark bill and support it.

  • 2016 Budget to see tax-friendly regime for startups: Jaitley

    New Delhi: In line with the government’s commitment to create a favorable ecosystem to boost entrepreneurship, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has promised to roll out a tax-friendly regime in the upcoming Budget for startups.

  • Woman throws ink at Kejriwal

    New Delhi” A woman tried to splatter Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal with ink when he was addressing a thanksgiving rally following the “success” of his government’s odd-even road-rationing experiment at Chhatrasal Stadium today.

  • Hassan Rouhani

    Rouhani hails lifting of US, EU sanctions

    Tehran: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday hailed the lifting of nuclear-related sanctions on Tehran by the US and EU after the UN nuclear watchdog confirmed Tehran’s commitments to the deal struck in July.

  • Indonesia quake injures eight, damages houses: govt

    Jakarta: Eight people were hurt and about 120 houses damaged when a 5.5-magnitude earthquake shook remote eastern Indonesia today, a government official said. The earthquake struck at a depth of 46 kilometres (29 miles) at 8:22 am local time (2322 GMT Saturday) in the Banda Sea near the Maluku islands, according to the US Geological Survey.

  • World powers hail lifting of sanctions on Iran

    United Nations/London: The US and the EU’s lifting of crippling sanctions on Iran was today welcomed as a “significant milestone” by the United Nations and world powers like Britain and China, who also termed the achievement as “hard-earned”.

  • Sushma Swaraj

    Swaraj arrives in Palestine for talks

    Bituniya Checkpoint (West Bank): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived in Palestine today for talks with its top leadership to reaffirm India’s longstanding commitment to the Palestinian cause.

  • AI changes stand on 5/20 rule to allow airlines to fly abroad

    New Delhi: In an apparent change of stance over the much-debated 5/20 norm, state-run Air India now is of the view that national interest should be the criteria for the Government when it decides on either retaining or scrapping the rule to allow Indian carriers to fly overseas.

  • PDP meeting on alliance with BJP begins in Srinagar

    Jammu/Srinagar: A crucial meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to decide on the party’s alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party in Jammu and Kashmir began in Srinagar on Sunday.

  • Omar Abdullah

    NC rules out tie up with BJP in J-K

    Srinagar/Jammu: NC leader and former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today ruled out any tie up with BJP in government formation in Jammu and Kashmir even as his father Farooq Abdullah retracted from his statement yesterday suggesting such a possibility.

  • Ghulam Ali

    Tight security in place for Ghulam Ali’s concert    

    Kozhikode: More than 600 police personnel will be in place as party of elaborate security setup for Pakistan ghazal maestro Ghulam Ali’s concert here later today in view of Shiv Sena’s threat to disrupt the concert in the wake of the Pathankot terror strike.

  • Iran still seeking nuclear arms despite deal: Israel

    Jerusalem: Israel, the Middle East’s sole but undeclared nuclear power, today remained pessimistic about the landmark Iranian nuclear deal with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accusing Tehran of still seeking nuclear military capabilities, destabilising the region and spreading terrorism globally.

  • Pak won’t tour India until BCCI fulfils promises: PCB

    Lahore: The chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) executive committee, Najam Sethi, has flatly ruled out the possibility of Pakistan touring India until the Board Of Control For Cricket In India (BCCI) fulfils the conditions set by the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the two boards in 2014.

  • Govt sets up inter-ministerial panel on coal gasification

    New Delhi: As part of its policy for the development of coal gasification, the government has set up an inter-ministerial panel for identifying coal and lignite mines to be put up for auction or allotment.

  • Hrithik

    Hrithik Roshan faces injury during ‘Mohenjo Daro’ shoot

    Mumbai: Actor Hrithik Roshan, who has been busy filming his upcoming movie “Mohenjo Daro”, has injured himself during the shoot. The 42-year-old “Bang Bang” star had a fall and tore a ligament, which will take few weeks to heal.