Free Press Journal
  • Parties unite to end collegium system

    “The debate over the bill has shown that Lok Sabha can rise above partisan political considerations and speak in
    one voice.” — Ravi Shankar Prasad, Union Law Minister (more…)

  • Insurance Bill likely to be sent to select panel

    New Delhi : The controversial Insurance Bill is likely to be referred to the Select Committee of Parliament in next couple of days amid receding hopes in the government over convincing the Opposition on supporting its first major economic reform initiative.

  • Brar’s jibe case goes to disciplinary committee

    New Delhi : Not satisfied with explanation of ex-Congress Working Committee member Jagmeet Brar to his public outburst early this month, the leadership has referred his case to the A K Antony-headed disciplinary committee.

  • B-TOWN BUNGALOW MIRED IN DISPUTE

    Hours after actress and singer Sushilarani’s death, a woman calling herself the grand-daughter of Baburao Patel’s second wife, occupied the first floor of the bungalow Girnar, sparking a row (more…)

  • Bill to amend Juvenile Justice Act introduced in LS

    New Delhi:  The government on Tuesday introduced a bill in the Lok Sabha to amend the Juvenile Justice Act that will allow treating 16-18-year-olds as adults when involved in heinous crimes. The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection Children) Bill 2014 was introduced by Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi.

  • Alliance will serve as medicine against BJP rule, says Nitish

    Madhubani (Bihar) : Defending his move to join hands with old rival Lalu Prasad, senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar on Tuesday said alliance of secular parties in Bihar would serve as a “medicine to neutralise the poison of communalism BJP was spreading in the country after coming to power”.

  • IIP moderates, inflation worrisome

    New Delhi : Industrial output slowed down in June to 3.4 per cent though it remained in the positive territory for third month in a row, while retail inflation inched up marginally in July on account of costly vegetables. Not worried over the moderation of IIP, India Inc expects that the steps taken by the government to revive growth will yield results, reports PTI.

  • HC asks govt to compensate the kin of bomb blast victims

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday directed the Maharashtra government to authorise the Collector of Thane to pay compensation to the kin of victims of the serial bomb blasts which occurred on July 13, 2011, in Zaveri Bazaar and other areas of the city.

  • Amit Shah

    NEW BJP TEAM WITHIN A WEEK

    Party chief Amit Shah is looking for a younger team and may choose  candidates who are below 50  (more…)

  • Moody’s pegs growth at 5% this year

    New Delhi : Projecting a better growth outlook for India, global rating agency Moody’s today said the country’s GDP will grow by 5 % this year and accelerate further in 2015, reports PTI.

  • BJP submits no expenses details to EC

    BHOPAL : BJP has not submitted its election expenditure statement to the Election Commission for state Assembly elections, 2013. BSP declared that no fund was collected during Assembly elections.  National parties considered for the report are INC, BSP, NCP, CPI and CPM. Association for Democratic Reforms and Madhya Pradesh Election Watch has released its analysis about election fund expenditure by national and regional political parties.

  • Bebo considering Bengali film?

    Bollowing the footsteps of her mother-in-law and veteran actress Sharmila Tagore, buzz is that Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor is now considering acting in Bengali films.

  • State ‘lease’ of life to co-op housing societies

    Mumbai : Thousands of co-operative housing societies (CHSs) on the land leased out by CIDCO will now get the benefit of deemed conveyance norms. Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan has given orders to CIDCO in this regard.

  • Panel of Ministers, PSs to monitor quality of construction work

    BHOPAL : A cabinet meeting held here on Tuesday decided to constitute a committee to ensure better quality of construction works. The committee will comprise Ministers and Principal Secretaries of concerning departments.

  • Foreign airlines join in offering discounts on I Day

    New Delhi : Indian and global carriers are offering limited period discounted fares to attract flyers from here on the occasion of the 68th Independence Day.        A number of foreign carriers are offering discounted tickets to the outbound Indian passengers, ranging from 32% to a minimum of 20%.  Not to remain behind, Indian carriers Jet Airways, IndiGo, SpiceJet and Go Air are also offering low fare tickets to the flyers.