Free Press Journal
  • Govt to move quickly after SC final order on coal blocks:Goyal

    New Delhi: Welcoming Supreme Court judgement as ending of uncertainty, Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal today said the government is ready to act quickly once the court delivers its final view on the coal mines allocation, which it has declared illegal.

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    Textiles Min, Flipkart join hands for weaver platform

    New Delhi:Textiles Ministry today inked a pact with homegrown e-retailing major Flipkart to provide an online marketing platform to handloom weavers across the country, an initiative to boost the handloom sector, empower the weavers and uplift manufacturing in the country.

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    Jolt to BJP in bypolls, Nitish-Lalu alliance scores in Bihar

    New Delhi: Three months after its spectacular showing in Lok Sabha polls, the BJP today received a jolt in assembly by-elections suffering a 4-6 defeat at the hands of the RJD-JD(U)-Congress alliance in Bihar and yielding two strongholds to Congress in Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh.

  • Bar owners approach HC challenging govt decision

    Kochi: Bar owners in Kerala today approached the High Court challenging the government’s decision to close over 700 bar hotels in the state maintaining it was discriminatory.

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    Indecent, scandalous questions can’t be put to witnesses:Court

    New Delhi:  Observing that the process of cross examination is an important tool to elicit information from a witness, a Delhi court has said that “indecent” and “scandalous” questions cannot be put to them as it can be misused for harassment.

  • Special bus services for DU students soon

    New Delhi: Special buses will soon be started for the students of Delhi University (DU) both at the north and south campuses.

  • Inter-linking of rivers: HC directs Govt to file affidavit

    Chennai: Madras High Court today directed Secretary, Tamil Nadu PWD and Superintending Engineer, PWD, Palayamkottai, Tirunelveli district, to file an affidavit within three weeks on the reasons for delay in the implementation a project on inter-linking of three rivers.

  • First seaplane service from Mumbai takes off for Lonavala

    Mumbai: City-based private operator Maritime Energy Heli Air Services Pvt Ltd (Mehair), in association with MTDC, today launched maiden seaplane service to Lonavala from here, marking its first operation from the mainland.

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    Decided to quit even before transfer orders: Shankarnarayan

    Mumbai: A day after he demitted office of Maharashtra Governor, K Sankaranarayanan today said he was contemplating resignation for some time and decided to quit when the order came from the “proper person” and that the Congress high command was in agreement with his decision.

  • RBI to redefine deposits as ponzi scams mount

    Mumbai: In the wake of unearthing of multiple unauthorised deposit raising schemes and scams such as Saradha and PACL, RBI Deputy Governor R Gandhi today said the Reserve Bank is working with the government on redefining as to what constitutes a deposit.

  • AFC team meets AIFF top brass

    New Delhi: The Asian Football Confederation’s Special Mission Team today explained to the AIFF new criteria related to earning qualification in the continent’s Champions League.

  • Saradha scam: Kolkata businessman granted bail

    Kolkata: A court here Monday granted bail to Kolkata-based entrepreneur Santanu Ghosh who was earlier arrested in connection with the multi-crore rupee Saradha scam.

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    Fire breaks out in Chandnichowk area

    New Delhi:A fire broke out in the narrow bylanes of Chandni Chowk area here this afternoon leaving several shops gutted although no casualty has been reported so far, Delhi Fire Service officials said.

  • Badal terms bypolls results as vindication of SAD policies

    Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today termed the results of the two Assembly bypolls in Punjab as “a vindication of the policies and performance of the SAD-BJP combine government” in the state.

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    BJP accepts verdict in Bihar assembly bypoll

    Patna: Accepting the verdict in the bypoll in ten Bihar assembly seats in which BJP won four against six by ‘grand secular alliance’, its leader Sushil Kumar Modi today said the party would review and make amends in its efforts to win the assembly elections next year.

  • J-K Legislative Council condemns ceasefire violation by Pak

    Srinagar:Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council, which met here for the six-day Autumn session, today condemned the ceasefire violation from across the border in which two civilians were killed and six injured.