Free Press Journal
  • Maharashtra drought situation alarming: Sharad Pawar

    Mumbai: Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Friday described the drought situation in Maharashtra as “alarming” and called for urgent steps to overcome water shortage in the State.

  • Maharashtra drought situation alarming, says Pawar

    Union agriculture minister Sharad  Pawatr on Friday described the  drought  situation in Maharashtra as “alarming” and called for urgent steps to overcome water shortage in the state.
    A central team has recommended an assistance of Rs 778 crore to Maharashtra Government or setting up fodder and cattle camps and the state government would get the amount in a week, the NCP leader said.

  • 65 all-woman stations in WB, Death for rape-cum-murder convicts:UP DGP

    Jalpaiguri/Bhopal: Setting up of 65 all-woman police stations in West Bengal and launch of a drive to remove black film from window panes of cars in Madhya Pradesh are among the steps being taken by states to curb rising crimes against women.

  • Yeddy loyalist BJP MLA announce resignation

    Basavakalyan (Ktk): Serving anxious moments to the BJP government in Karnataka, party MLA Basavaraj Patil Attur, a known loyalist of former Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa today announced that he would resign his assembly membership.

  • Anti-rape stir: Police asked to preserve metro footage

    New Delhi: A court today asked the Crime Branch of Delhi Police to preserve the CCTV footage of Rajiv Chowk and Rithala metro stations as evidence in the case of the death of Constable Subhash Chand Tomar in violent protests at India Gate against the December 16 gangrape incident.

  • Girl shifted for medical reasons, not political: Govt

    New Delhi: Shifting of the 23-year-old gang rape victim was “purely a medical decision” and there was no political interference in the matter, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said today.

  • No logic in shifting gang-rape victim, say Delhi doctors

    New Delhi: As the 23-year-old gang-rape victim struggles for life in Singapore’s Mount Elizabeth Hospital, doctors in the national capital said moving her abroad in such a condition was “unusual”. There was “no logic” behind it, they said.

  • Panasonic India Becomes the Proud Winner of National Conservation Energy Awards 2012

    Panasonic India won the National Conservation Energy Award (NECA 2012) for its non inverter 5 Star Air Conditioners at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi on 14th December 2012. Hon’ble President Shri Pranab Mukherjee along with Shri Jyotiraditya Scindia, Hon’ble Minister of State for Power presented the award to Mr. Manish Sharma, MD- Consumer Product Division, Panasonic India. This award is organized annually by Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) which is a statutory body

  • No action against Abhijit Mukherjee, says Congress

    New Delhi: There was no scope for action against Congress MP Abhijit Mukherjee as he had apologised for his comment that women protesting against the gang-rape in the national capital were “dented-painted”, the party said Friday.

  • Pakistani boat apprehended near Harami Nala

    Kutch (Guj): A Pakistani fishing boat was today apprehended by the BSF from the Harami Nala near the disputed Sir Creek area, a BSF official said.

  • Fresh PIL against Bharti Infratel on radiation norms

    New Delhi: A public interest litigation has been filed in the Delhi High Court seeking inspection of the SEBI records permitting Bharti Infratel Ltd. to invite public offering for cell phone towers, allegedly without considering radiation norms.

  • Minor gang-raped, murdered in UP

    Aligarh: A minor girl was allegedly gang raped and later murdered by some unidentified men by slitting her throat in Pali Muqimpure area, about 40 kms from here, police said today.

  • Maha demands planning of basins to deal with water shortages

    New Delhi: Faced with water shortages, Maharashtra today demanded planning of basins or sub-basins on the basis of average annual water availability after factoring in limitations put in by awards of river dispute tribunals.

  • Electronic media has become police, prosecution & judge: Singh

    Bhopal: Deprecating the electronic media over coverage of protests following the gangrape in Delhi, Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh today said it was playing the roles of police station, prosecution and the judge.