Free Press Journal
  • Cong disfavours chem castration

    New Delhi : Congress on Saturday submitted its suggestions on stringent laws for crimes against women to Justice J S Verma Committee even as it disfavoured chemical castration of rapists, reports PTI.

  • 80% Hindus and Muslims are communal: Katju

    New Delhi : Former Supreme Court Judge and Press Council chairman Justice (retd) Markandey Katju on Saturday described 80 per cent Hindus and 80 per cent Muslims in India as communal, fomenting the communal divide of the country.

  • India to make world’s largest solar telescope

    Kolkata : India is likely to begin construction of the world’s largest solar telescope on the foothills of the Himalayas in Ladakh to understand the fundamental processes taking place on the Sun by year-end, a senior official said on Saturday, reports IANS.

  • 3 bar staffers murdered

    Staff Reporter : Three staffers of Natraj Bar in Vidya Vihar were found murdered on Saturday morning by a sweeper who opened the gate of the bar in the morning. The three deceased including a watchman, a waiter and a sweeper were found in a pool of blood in the morning.

  • Noida BPO girl stripped, killed

    The girl’s mother said that she had left home at 8.30 am on Friday to attend to her work.

  • Rajni Patil wins RS bypoll

    Mumbai: Congress candidate Rajni Patil was on Saturday declared elected to the Rajya Sabha from Maharashtra unopposed. The by-election was necessitated due to the death of former Chief Minister and Union Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh in August last year.

  • ELU survey: BMC trashes UDRI claims

    Mumbai : After four months of city-based Urban Development Research Institute making the discrepancies of the Existing Land Use (ELU) survey public, the BMC issued a press release on Tuesday. The press release junked most of the 1200 discrepancies found by UDRI, stating that the they were found by comparing to the current developmental plan (DP). The statement indicated that the ELU is “prepared showing the land use as on date of

  • Citizen activists intensify their activities

    As the January 11 deadline of the Existing Land Use (ELU) maps being displayed in the municipal ward offices draws closer, the citizen activists have intensified their activities toward map verification.

  • Urban planners detect more mistakes in ELU

    Mumbai : With BMC trying to refute the list of 1200 discrepancies pointed out by UDRI in its Existing Land Use (ELU), city-based urban planners have called its claims only partially correct.

  • Western Railway trains will run faster from April

    Mumbai : Western Railway trains will run faster from April this year when the work of converting the power lines from 1,500 volt Direct Current (DC) system to the 25,000 volt Alternating Current (AC) traction will be completed.

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    Making Women safe

    Dr. G. Ramachandram  analyses why crime against women are on the rise.

  • Stars foretold for 2013

    Well Known Tarot card reader, Deepika Tody, tells us how 2013 will turn out to be.

  • Your Week by Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries: There will be challenges to complete tasks in time at the start of the week. You need to do the best things possible, for yourself and the family, both immediately and for a secure and comfortable future, full of prospects. You now have a solid perspective about going to places in your profession.

  • Diva Style!

    A little bit of awareness and creativity can heighten your fashion senses and add a whole new meaning to your wardrobe. Traditional attires at weddings has undergone a sea change and women are spoilt for choice. KAVITA WADHWANI gives you a complete ‘what to wear’ guide for your friend’s wedding.

  • Slimmer, powerful gizmos lineup for 2013

    IPhone 5, iPad Mini, Nexus 7 and Galaxy SIII rocked the devices market in 2012, but as gadgets get slimmer, sexier and more powerful, similar to those seen in 007 Bond flicks, gadget enthusiasts are in for a treat in 2013.

  • The 10-Minute Humiliation

    How much time be allotted to a state Chief Minister to address the National Development Council (NDC)?  V GANGADHAR investigates.

  • Durbar

    A revealing account of our political past that holds crucial lessons for today’s India.