Free Press Journal
  • Consult all political parties before acting on Art 370: Badal

    Bathinda: Amid a raging row over Article 370 that guarantees special status for Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today appealed to the Centre to take all political parties in confidence beforemaking any move on such sensitive issues.
    “The decisions on issues like Article 370 should not be taken in haste,” the chief minister told reporters here.

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    Manjhi to remind Modi of promises made for Bihar

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi has directed officials to prepare a charter of demands for the state which he would hand over to Prime Minister Narendra Modi reminding of the pre-poll promises he had made.

  • Iran Facebook users given lengthy jail terms: report

    Tehran: An Iranian court has sentenced eight people to jail terms ranging from seven to 20 years for crimes including anti-regime propaganda posted on Facebook, an opposition website has said.

  • CM warns indiscipline would not be tolerated in police dept

    Bangalore: In the wake of open display of friction in the city police top brass, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today warned that government would not tolerate any indiscipline in the police department.

  • YES Bank issues shares via QIP at 550 rupees/share

    Mumbai: YES Bank’s shares to qualified institutional buyers were issued at a price of 550.04 rupees per share, the bank said in an exchange filing today.

  • Indian-origin man refused leave to appeal conviction

    Sydney: An Indian-origin man in Australia, who was jailed for 18 years for sexually abusing disabled women, has been refused leave to apply for more time to appeal against his conviction.

  • Maneka Gandhi

    Govt to set up rape crisis cell: Maneka

    Badaun (UP):Blaming police laxity for the horrific gangrape of two Dalit sisters in the district, Union Women and Child Welfare Minister Maneka Gandhi today said that a “rape crisis cell” will be constituted for speedy action on such incidents.

  • Eating grapes may keep your eyes healthy

    Washington: Regular grape consumption may play a role in eye health by protecting the retina from deterioration, a new study has claimed.

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    Centre assures Naidu on commitments to Seemandhra

    New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today assured Chief Minister-designate N Chandrababu Naidu that all commitments made to residual Andhra Pradesh will be fulfilled.

  • Mayawati demands CBI probe in Badaun gangrape case

    Lucknow: Charging that there has been a spurt in crime cases in UP after the Lok Sabha polls, BSP supremo Mayawati today demanded a CBI probe into the gangrape and murder of two Dalit sisters in Badaun district.

  • 30 injured as van capsized

    Palani: 30 persons, including six women, were injured when the van in which they were travelling capsized today at nearby Karadikootam, police said.

  • Two killed in road mishap

    Azamgarh (UP): Two youths were today killed after their bike was hit by a truck in Deogaon area here, police said.

  • No respite from scorching heat in UP

    Lucknow: There was no respite from scorching heat in Uttar Pradesh with weather remaining mainly dry over the state and Allahabad recording the highest maximum temperature of 46.7 degree Celsius.

  • Now a heritage scam in Chandigarh?

    Chandigarh: An iron manhole cover bearing the master plan of Chandigarh by its founder-architect Le Corbusier was sold as “junk” for a paltry Rs.100 ($1.70) by the authorities here. It fetched a whopping $21,000 (Rs.830,000) at a Christie’s auction in New York in 2007.

  • 2G: Court imposes Rs one lakh penalty on Shahid Balwa

    New Delhi:  A special court today imposed a penalty of Rs one lakh on Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa, who had sought permission to withdraw answers given by him earlier to the court in the 2G scam case trial, while allowing his plea to record afresh his statement before it.