Free Press Journal
  • Indore Mayor resigns from his post

    Indore: Senior BJP leader and Indore Mayor Krishna Murari Moghe today resigned from his post in the civic body.

  • Maharashtra MPs take oath hailing Shivaji, Bal Thackeray

    New Delhi: They hailed Chattrapati Shivaji, late Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray and B R Ambedkar before taking oath in Lok Sabha and ended it with the trademark ‘Jai Maharashtra’.

  • Court acquits man in negligent driving case

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has acquitted a man of the charges of allegedly negligently driving his tempo and grievously injuring a minor girl after the police failed to examine the “sole eye witness” in the case.

  • Poor rainfall hits north India tea production

    Kolkata: Severe lack of rainfall during the first five months of 2014 adversely affected tea crop production in north India, the Indian Tea Association (ITA) said today.

  • Telangana government gets rap on loan waiver promise

    Hyderabad: Opposition parties in Telangana have come down heavily on the TRS government for allegedly going back on its poll promise to waive off all crops loans of up to Rs.1 lakh.

  • Sensex

    Sensex above 25,000-mark; Nifty at record high

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets rose 213.68 points or 0.86 percent Thursday, closing for the first time above the 25,000-mark on strong buying in metal, oil and gas and capital goods stocks.

  • Modi security

    Modi’s upcoming visit to U.S. elicits positive response

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to accept U.S. President Barack Obama’s invitation to visit Washington in September is being seen as a positive move not only by the BJP leaders but also by opposition leaders as well.

  • Sharif sends sari for Modi’s mother

    New Delhi: In an overture to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Pakistan’s Premier Nawaz Sharif Thursday sent a sari for his mother.

  • ITBP to train Royal Bhutan Police dogs

    New Delhi: As a goodwill gesture, India has decided to train five special sniffer dogs for the Royal Bhutan Police at the famed canine training centre of paramilitary force ITBP.

  • DU decision on marks deduction discriminatory: CBSE

    New Delhi: CBSE has described as “unfair” and “discriminatory” Delhi University’s decision to deduct 2.5 per cent from the aggregate marks of those aspirants of the four-year under graduate course who had opted for Informatics Practices as an elective subject in their class XII exams.

  • Nitin Gadkari

    Gadkari promises strict action against road offenders

    New Delhi: Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari today announced that traffic defaulters will soon face strict action. He also said that encouraging the use of public transport, starting inland waterways and regularization of road traffic offences in a time bound frame would be his ministry’s top priority.

  • HC dismisses plea seeking uniform Civil Code

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has declined to entertain a public interest litigation (PIL) for time-bound implementation of Supreme Court’s suggestion to provide a uniform civil code applicable throughout the country.

  • Now, BJP hopes for 44-plus in J&K

    Jammu: After capturing power in New Delhi and claiming three of the six Lok Sabha seats from Jammu and Kashmir, the Bharatiya Janata Party is hoping to replicate this in the assembly elections later this year by targetting 44-plus seats – or a majority – in the 87-member house, up from its current tally of 11.

  • mulayam singh yadav

    MP minister defends Mulayam, Akhilesh over Badaun rape

    New Delhi: Babulal Gaur, home minister in the BJP government of Madhya Pradesh, Thursday defended Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and his father, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav over the Badaun rape case.