Free Press Journal
  • Pakistan charges Rs 2.86 lakh for route navigation charges on PM Narendra Modi flights

    New Delhi: Pakistan has billed India Rs 2.86 lakh as route navigation charges for IAF aircraft used by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a stopover in Lahore and visits to Russia, Afghanistan, Iran and Qatar, an RTI response shows. During one such visit on December 25, 2015, Modi had a brief stopover in Lahore at the request of then Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

  • Congress MLA’s son assualt a man at Bengluru restaurant, absconding

    Bengluru: A Congress MLA’s son and his friends allegedly assaulted a man at a restaurant in the upmarket UB City area after they felt offended at the manner he was sitting at his table. Vidwath, of course, had a good reason for sitting with his extended feet pointing at their table: one of his legs, owing to a fracture, is in plaster.

  • PNB Scam: Central Vigilance Commission summons PNB brass, Finance Ministry officials

    Mumbai / New Delhi: The ambit of the PNB fraud has widened: the CBI on Sunday wrote to all banks and asked them to report any irregularities in Letters of Undertaking. The Central Vigilance Commission is also stepping into the PNB fraud to examine the culpability of the senior bank and government functionaries. In a first step in this direction, it has summoned the PNB brass and Finance Ministry officials to depose

  • Rotomac owner Vikram Kothari flees India after taking Rs 800 crore loan

    Kanpur: Just when the Nirav Modi jigsaw is falling in place, the parent company of Rotomac Pens has been accused of inflicting a ‘bad debt’ of more than Rs 800 crores on State-run banks. And if reports emanating from Kanpur are to be believed, he has ‘fled’ and the banks have no option but to attach his properties.

  • Dalit protests across Guj, Jignesh Mevani detained

    Ahmedabad : Dalit leader and Gujarat lawmaker Jignesh Mevani was detained by  police here on Sunday along with nearly 100 others while staging demonstrations in protest against death of Dalit activist Bhanubhai Vankar.

  • Cong to NDA: Bring out white paper on banking system

    New Delhi : The Congress on Sunday alleged “fraudsters” were linked to the “highest echelons” of the BJP-led NDA and urged the government to bring out a white paper on the banking system which it said had witnessed scams involving over Rs 61,000 crore in the last five years.

  • Democracy is BJP’s core value: Modi

    New Delhi : Asserting that the BJP and its forerunner Jana Sangh had since Independence led all agitations held in national interest, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said democracy is the party’s core value which enables it to take along allies successfully.

  • Kamal meets Rajini, says calling on people he likes

    Chennai : Ahead of the launch of his political party next week, actor Kamal Haasan on Sunday called on his long-time friend and co-star Rajinikanth at the latter”s residence triggering much curiosity among observers.
    However, that the two will be traversing different political paths became clear when Rajinikanth told journalists that “In cinema, his style has been different and my style has been different. In politics also, his style will be different and

  • Murder: CPI-M workers surrender

    KANNUR (Kerala): Two CPI(M) activists on Sunday surrendered to the police in connection with the recent killing of Youth Congress leader Shuhabib at Mattanoor in the district, police officials said here.