Free Press Journal
  • Sebi fines 11 cos for not solving investor complaints

    Mumbai: Stepping up surveillance against inadequate investor redressal mechanism, Sebi has fined 11 firms for failing to obtain registration with its online complaint system and not addressing customer grievances.

  • Committed to rehabilitating insurgents: Government

    New Delhi: The government is committed to rehabilitating youths who got involved with insurgents and Left wing extremists and are now willing to surrender, Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said Wednesday.

  • CCS to clear FDI proposals in Rly beyond 49% in sensitive area

    New Delhi: Government has imposed certain restrictions on FDI in railways for projects in “sensitive areas” by stipulating that proposals seeking overseas investments beyond 49 per cent will be cleared by the Cabinet Committee on Security.

  • BSP Chief Mayawati

    Mayawati rules out joining hands with SP

    New Delhi: In a rebuff to Mulayam SinghYadav, BSP today ruled out joining hands with the Samajwadi Party for the Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh soon after the possibility was mooted by the SP chief.

  • 10 judges in China being probed for graft

    Beijing: Ten county-level court judges in China’s Liaoning province are being investigated on suspicion of dereliction of duty and taking bribes with the country’s anti-corruption crusade extended to the judiciary.

  • Rs 585 cr crop loans distributed to farmers in East Godavari

    Rajahmundry(AP): East Godavari District Collector Neetu Prasad has said Rs 585 crore worth kharif crop loans have been distributed to farmers out of Rs 3,309 crore earmarked for loans this financial year.

  • Mulayam Singh

    Mulayam says ready to ally with BSP

    New Delhi: SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav today suggested that if Lalu Prasad Yadav takes initiative, he does not mind joining hands with Mayawati-led BSP in Uttar Pradesh.

  • NDA government cuts funding in rural jobs scheme in Tripura

    Agartala: The Left Front government in Tripura Wednesday expressed its discontent over slashing of funds under the MGNREGA rural employment scheme and urged the central government to restore the funding.

  • Pakistani national sent to nine days’ police custody

    New Delhi: A court here Wednesday remanded suspected terrorist Arshad Khan, a Pakistani national, to nine days’ police custody in connection with the planning of terror strikes in India.

  • Martoma must forfeit USD 9.4 mln, pay fine:Bharara tells court

    New York:  An Indian-origin portfolio manager, convicted for his role as the “central figure” in the most lucrative insider trading scheme in US history, should be ordered to forfeit about USD 9.4 million and pay a fine, federal prosecutor Preet Bharara has told court.

  • Smriti Irani

    UGC schemes for empowerment of SCs, STs, minorities

    New Delhi:  The University Grants Commission (UGC) is implementing a number of schemes for educational empowerment of SCs, STs and minorities that include setting up of equal opportunity cells and scholarships.

  • Mallikarjun Khrarge

    Cong MPs demand early debate on communal violence

    New Delhi:  Congress in Lok Sabha today demanded an early debate on communal violence in the country and questioned the delay in holding it, prompting the Speaker to warn it against casting aspersions on the Chair.

  • CISF defends its officer, says the constable was mentally ill

    BHOPAL : The CISF, on Tuesday, defended its deputy commandant Vijay Kumar. ADG (CISF) OP Singh, interacting with media on Tuesday, held Ritu Kumar’s depression responsible for her suicide attempt and ruled out harassment by her boss Vijay Kumar as the reason.

  • prakash javdekar

    Govt to take steps to stop poaching of one-horned rhino

    New Delhi: Terming the poaching of one-horned rhino as a serious matter, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar today said he will hold a meeting in Assam shortly to evolve a strategy to deal with the issue.

  • Government showing no urgency to clean Ganga: SC

    New Delhi:  Taking a potshot at the government on cleaning the Ganga, the Supreme Court Wednesday said that no urgency was seen in protecting the river.

  • Sonia Gandhi

    Must resist government’s sectarian tendencies: Sonia

    New Delhi:  The Congress will resist the “authoritarian and sectarian” tendencies of the government and attack it over incidents of communal violence, party chief Sonia Gandhi said Wednesday.

  • Sonia Gandhi

    Must resist government’s sectarian tendencies: Sonia

    New Delhi:  The Congress will resist the “authoritarian and sectarian” tendencies of the government and attack it over incidents of communal violence, party chief Sonia Gandhi said Wednesday.

  • Security beefed up in Valley for Independence Day

    Srinagar:  A security blanket has been thrown around vital installations and checking intensified across Kashmir Valley ahead of Independence day to thwart any attempt by militants to disrupt the celebrations.

  • Kolkata school boy kills self after scolding

    Kolkata:  A 17-year-old school boy here was found hanging from the ceiling at his home Wednesday. His family members alleged he was “tortured” by his teachers, police said.