Free Press Journal
  • HC upholds life term to driver for raping school girl

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has upheld the life imprisonment awarded to a driver, who ferried school children, for raping a minor girl for 20-25 days, saying the sentence was not disproportionate or harsh as he had repeatedly assaulted her and made her pregnant.

  • Shah to inaugurate Modi’s public relations office in Varanasi

    Lucknow:In his first visit to Uttar Pradesh after being elevate to the post of BJP president, Amit Shah will addressed a workers’ convention in Lucknow on August 19 and inaugurate a public relations office of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi.

  • Varanasi widows to send rakhis to Narendra Modi

    Varanasi: The widows of Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh will send 1,000 hand-made, colourful rakhis and sweets to Prime Minister Narendra Modi who made his debut into the Lok Sabha from this holy city, an NGO said.

  • Venkaiah Naidu

    Insurance bill: No breakthrough in all-party meeting

    New Delhi: The controversial Insurance bill has been deferred for consideration in the Rajya Sabha for the time being after a meeting of the government with opposition leaders failed to break the deadlock in the face of demand to send it to a Select Committee.

  • Govt sretches every muscle for LS’s smooth functioning

    New Delhi: It is not just the sheer numbers that are giving the BJP smooth sailing in Lok Sabha. The ruling party and government are making that extra effort to ensure not just a productive budget session but also proper conduct of legislative business.

  • rupee against dollar

    Rupee jumps most in 3 weeks to end at 60.93 vs dollar, up 25 p

    Mumbai: Recovering from four-month lows, the Indian rupee today rose 25 paise in its biggest gain in three weeks to end at 60.93 against the greenback as shares soared ahead of the RBI policy meet and exporters offloaded dollars.

  • Sensex,Nifty rise most in 2wks ahead of RBI meet;IT stocks aid

    Mumbai: Domestic markets today surged the most in nearly two weeks with Sensex surging 242 points and the Nifty rising 81 points led by gains in rate-sensitive shares ahead of RBI policy meet while persisting weakness in the rupee boosted IT stocks.

  • English marks not to be counted in CSAT grading: Minister

    New Delhi: The government Monday said that the marks in English language comprehension skills in the civil service exam aptitude test would not be included in preparing the merit list but the opposition continued to raise objections, particularly on discrimination against regional languages.

  • Aamir’s ‘PK’ bare-all poster not original?

    Mumbai: Superstar Aamir Khan’s nude poster for his upcoming film ‘PK’ invited shock, amusement and even a case, but online buzz suggests it is inspired by a Portuguese musician’s cover art in 1973.

  • CWG India

    India happy with top-5 finish, officials’ arrest a let down

    Glasgow: India achieved their objective of finishing in the top five nations at the 20th Commonwealth Games post a successful ca mpaign which threw up new stars, but the arrest of two officials on charges of alleged assault here seems to have dampened the jubilant mood.

  • Sikh Protest

    SGPC row: Stand-off continues over control of Sikh shrines

    Chandigarh: Amid the stand-off over control of Sikh shrines, warring factions of Sikh Gurudwara Management Committees from Haryana and Punjab refused to budge from their positions at a Gurudwara in Kurukshetra for the third day today.