Free Press Journal

    New Delhi/Ranaghat : The Centre on Friday rejected West Bengal government’s request for a CBI probe into the gangrape of a 71-year-old nun at a convent school in Nadia district, a day after the CID achieved a breakthrough in arresting two suspects 12 days after the heinous crime took place. Senior officials in the Home Ministry said that a recommendation of the West Bengal government had been received for a CBI probe

  • Muslim Building Temple Is Un-Islamic: Fatwa

    Lucknow  : Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan’s proposal to build a temple for his party president Mulayam Singh Yadav seems to have hit a roadblock with an eminent Islamic institution on Friday issuing a fatwa (edict), describing this act by a Muslim as un-Islamic and “illegitimate”.

  • MPBSE tells schools to submit marks of practical by March 31

    BHOPAL : Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education has instructed its affiliated schools to get marks of practical examinations of classes 10 and 12 submitted without any delay. The board’s secretary in its order issued has directed that last date to submit marks is March 31 with a challan of Rs 10,000 as late fee per examination. There are two schools under Rajgarh district, four schools under Bhopal district, one school each

  • ‘Breach Of Promise To Marry By Partner Is Not Rape’

    Ahmedabad : In a path-breaking judgment, the Gujarat High Court on Friday ruled that breach of promise to marry cannot substantiate rape charge and quashed a complaint against a Surat-based man by his former live-in partner. “I am not convinced with the case of the prosecutrix (the lady who had filed a complaint of rape against her former live in partner). In a case of this type, no other evidence is helpful

  • Two-day Jain meet kick starts today

    Indore : The two-day Jain community conference is all set to kick off from Saturday. The organisers are leaving no stone unturned to make it a success. Over 500 saints along with over 1 lakh followers are expected to participate in the conference. The day one of the conference is dedicated for women saints and participants while day two would be dedicated to men during which time announcement of revolutionary changes in

  • MPHRC serves notice to DGP in case of custodial death

    BHOPAL : Madhya Pradesh Human Rights Commission (MPHRC) has issued show-cause notice to Director General of Police on the death of a person in police custody. A person named Rambabu under Badwaha police station of Khargone district had died in jail.

  • Fast News

    IAF to switch off lights for Earth Hour

  • Vajpayee’s Birthplace Gwalior Erupts In Joy

    Gwalior : Gwalior, the birthplace of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee erupted in joy and celebrations after he was awarded the Bharat Ratna.

  • Assad Open To Dialogue With US

    Madrid : Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said he was “open” to negotiations with Washington, provided that talks are “based on mutual respect”.

  • Stampede Kills 10 Hindu Pilgrims In Bangladesh

    Dhaka  : At least 10 Hindu pilgrims, including seven women, were killed and 50 others injured today in a stampede when hundreds of thousands converged for the annual ‘Ashtami Snan’ on the banks of the Old Brahmaputra River outside the Bangladeshi capital.

  • Globe Trotting

    New rules on royal succession come into force in Britain

  • British Students Opt For Sex Work To Pay Debt

    London : A study conducted by Britain’s University of Swansea reveals that more than a fifth of students have thought about being involved in the sex industry.

  • Vedanta Slaps Notice Of Claims On Govt In Cairn India Tax Row

    The Group Filed The Notice Against The Tax Dept’s Move To Impose Rs 20,497 Crore In Taxes And Penalties On Cairn India For Allegedly Failing To Deduct Tax On Capital Gains Made By Its Former Parent Cairn Energy