Free Press Journal
  • Smriti Irani

    Law and order situation “not good” in UP: Smriti Irani

    Amethi (UP): Expressing dismay over the law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh, Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani today asked the Akhilesh Yadav government to pay special attention towards the security of women and children.

  • Def Min clears acquisition proposals worth Rs 21,000-cr

    New Delhi: Pressing ahead with its policy to promote domestic military industry, the government today cleared procurement proposals worth over Rs 21,000 crore and also okayed a project for the production of transport aircraft which is open only to Indian private sector companies.

  • HSGPC row: Akali Dal calls for mega Sikh conference July 27

    Chandigarh: Punjab’s ruling Shiromani Akali Dal Saturday announced it would hold a mega panthic conference (Vishal Panthic Ikath) of Sikhs from all over the world July 27 at Amritsar’s Golden Temple complex against the Haryana government’s move to set up a separate panel to manage gurdwaras (Sikh shrines) in the state.

  • RIL First Private Company to Post $1 Billion Quarterly Profit

    New Delhi: Reliance Industries on Saturday posted a 13.7 per cent jump in its first quarter net profit to almost $1 billion, the highest quarterly profit by a private firm.The jump came on the back of higher refining margins, better petrochem earnings and surge in US shale gas business.The company’s net profit in April-June rose to Rs. 5,957 crore, or Rs. 20.3 per share, up 13.7 per cent from Rs. 5,237 crore,

  • Mulayam Singh Yadav

    Mulayam draws flak for saying UP has lowest rape cases

    New Delhi/Lucknow:  While the SP government in Uttar Pradesh is under attack over a string of rape incidents, party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav today drew flak for saying that the state has the lowest number of such cases in the country despite a population of 21 crore.

  • Bihar teacher fails to name India’s president, faces probe

    Patna: For a woman school teacher in Bihar, Pratibha Patil is still India’s president and Smriti Irani the governor of the state. These answers shocked a district magistrate who has ordered a probe into the authenticity of the teacher’s qualification based on which she got a job in a government school.

  • Can’t put complete ban; will try to curb liquor trade: Odisha

    Bhubaneswar: Expressing inability to put a ban on country liquor in tribal-dominated districts as the Biju Patnaik-regime had done in early 90s, Odisha government today instead pledged to curb liquor trade in state.

  • Activists protest over clash at Amarnath base camp

    Batala: Activists of a right wing organisation today held protests here claiming that some community kitchens set up by people from Punjab were attacked during clashes between ponywallas and community kitchen operators at Baltal Base camp of Amarnath Yatra in J&K.

  • Trinamool factional feud causing law and order problem: Adhir

    Howrah (WB): Describing Trinamool Congress as a party having many ‘lumpen elements’, WBPCC president Adhir Chowdhury today said there has been rise in their factional feuds all over the state causing serious law and order issue.

  • Maha Guv conveys NGOs’ recommendations on Police Bill to govt

    Mumbai: Police Reforms Watch, an NGO working on police reforms and accountability today said that Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan has forwarded their recommendations on Maharashtra Police (Amendment) Bill to the state government for a consideration.

  • Malaysian plane crash

    MH17 black boxes not found: Ukraine rebel leader

    Kiev: Aleksandr Borodai, the pro-Russian rebel leader in Ukraine’s eastern Donetsk region, denied on Saturday that black boxes of the Malaysian passenger plane that crashed Thursday had not been found.

  • Bhuvneshwar helps India halt England at 319

    London: An inspiring bowling performance from Bhuvneshwar Kumar led India to bowl out England for 319 and then bat at 11 for no loss in their second innings at lunch on Day 3 of the second Test at Lord’s here Saturday.

  • Charas worth Rs 90 lakh seized in Gujarat from J&K man

    Ahmedabad: A team of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) today detained a Jammu and Kashmir-based man who was allegedly carrying 15 kg charas, estimated to be worth around Rs 90 lakh in the international market.