Free Press Journal
  • Tribunal tells J P Morgan to sit on Mallya’s US $ 40 million

    Bengaluru: In another blow to beleaguered businessman Vijay Mallya, the Debt Recovery Tribunal on Tuesday directed New-York based J P Morgan Bank not to disburse to him $ 40 million of the $ 75 million sweetheart deal struck between him and Diageo PLC.

  • Took time, but adjusted to T20: Amla

    New Delhi :  Senior South Africa batsman Hashim Amla, who is finally getting to play in the Indian Premier League, feels he is now more comfortable with T20 format and there is no reason why conventional batsmen like him can’t succeed in the shortest format.

  • Interpol issues fresh Red Corner notice against Masood Azhar

    New Delhi: Interpol on Wednesday issued a fresh Red Corner Notice against chief of banned Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror outfit Maulana Masood Azhar and his brother Abdul Rauf in connection with the attack on IAF base in Pathankot.

  • Shantaram takes on Harvard Swamy on AgustaWestland

    NEW DELHI :  Congress MP Shantaram Naik on Tuesday filed a breach of privilege notice against nominated BJP MP Subramanian Swamy for not authenticating the documents he had quoted during debate in the Rajya Sabha on the AgustaWestland chopper scam and instead he authenticated a website printout to make false and wild charges against Sonia Gandhi and other Congress leaders.

  • Bribe case: Custody of minister’s alleged PA extended till June 6

    Mumbai : On Tuesday, a special court sent the 47-year-old Gajanan Patil, who was arrested by the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) for allegedly demanding a total of Rs 30 crore as bribe by posing as the Personal Assistant (PA) to state revenue minister Eknath Khadse, to 14 days judicial custody.

  • China for peaceful settlement of its dispute with India

    New Delhi : Asserting that it was firmly committed to peaceful settlement of disputes through negotiations, China on Tuesday said it was maintaining “active negotiations” with India on the resolution of boundary issues.

  • Forest fires engulf a large area near Vaishno Devi shrine

    Jammu : Forest fires engulfed large areas in the Trikuta Hills of Jammu and Kashmir’s Reasi district, near the Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine, even as authorities used all possible means to douse the flames, officials said on Tuesday.

  • Agusta scam hits Navy preparedness

    New Delhi : Notwithstanding Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar declaring in Parliament not to put the national security in risk by stopping all dealings with AgustaWestland and its parent Italian company Finmeccanica, the bribery scandal in the VVIP helicopter deal has taken a silent toll of the Indian Navy”s preparedness.

  • Khadse meets state BJP chief

    Mumbai : Revenue minister Eknath Kha-dse, who was dragged into controversy after one of his associates Gajanan Patil was arrested by the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) last week on cha-rges of demanding a bribe of Rs 30 crore, met the state party chief Raosaheb Danve here at the state party headquarters on Tuesday.

  • Congress seeks action against Delhi govt on advertisement

    New Delhi : The Congress on Tuesday complained to the Committee on Content Regulation of Government Advertisements on alleged violation of Supreme Court’s advertisement guidelines by the AAP government in Delhi.

  • Dance bar: Confusion reigns supreme

    Mumbai : Confusion reigns supreme on the dance bar issue, with the State government firm on implementing the new law for regulating these joints, while the dance bar owners saying that they will only be complying with the earlier law.

  • I idolise Yuvraj Singh: Krunal

    Mumbai :  On a high after a match-winning performance against Delhi Daredevils, Mumbai Indians’ promising all-rounder Krunal Pandya on Tuesday said he idolises veteran India batsman Yuvraj Singh.

  • Dahisar firing: 1 held

    Mumbai : The Dahisar police have arrested one person in connection with the firing that occurred at Samudra Bar last week and are on the lookout for the other person who was involved in the act.

  • I idolise Yuvraj Singh: Krunal

    Mumbai :  On a high after a match-winning performance against Delhi Daredevils, Mumbai Indians’ promising all-rounder Krunal Pandya on Tuesday said he idolises veteran India batsman Yuvraj Singh.

  • National Policy for Women 2016 to focus on cyber crime, surrogacy

    New Delhi : Union Minister Maneka Gandhi on Tuesday released the draft of National Policy for Women, 2016 which seeks to address emerging challenges confronting women, including protection against cyber crime, security to surrogate mothers and bringing gender sensitivity in family planning policies.

  • Cabinet clears draft proposal for replacing open canals with pipelines

    Mumbai : The state cabinet on Tuesday decided to scrap the existing open canal system for irrigation and replace it with a closed pipeline system.  The new system is not only more cost effective, but will also save leakages and theft of water, water resources minister Girish Mahajan has said.

  • Miscreant stabs sadhu at temporary police station

    Ujjain : A miscreant stabbed a sadhu in temporary Ramghat police station number 2 while cops were interrogating him on the suspicion of his involvement in a theft case, here on Tuesday morning.

  • MCD bypolls: AAP wins five seats, Congress four

    New Delhi : : In a setback to BJP which dominated the Municipal Corporation of Delhi, the party managed to win only from three seats while the AAP made its debut by winning five seats and the Congress wrested four seats in the bypolls to 13 wards.

  • Mayor unhappy with nullah safai work, writes to civic chief

    Mumbai : After inspecting the pre-monsoon nullah safai work on Tuesday, Snehal Ambekar, city’s Mayor has written a letter to the Municipal Commissioner Ajoy Mehta expressing her displeasure.