Free Press Journal
  • Arvind Kejriwal

    AAP govt decides to monitor content of news channels

    New Delhi: In another sign of its disenchantment with the media, the AAP government has decided to closely monitor all the news channels while Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal asked it to spare wives and children of party leaders from being dragged into controversies. In a first, an order has been issued to the Directorate of Information and Publicity (DIP) to monitor the news channels from 9 AM to 11 PM. DIP officials till

  • India’s per capita retirement & pension assets lowest in world

    Mumbai: India’s per capita retirement and pension assets as a percentage of GDP is among the lowest in the world, according to survey report by Reliance Capital Asset Management. India has 15.1 per cent of retirement assets as a percentage of GDP, when compared to 21 per cent in Germany, 41 per cent in Brazil, 78.9 per cent in USA and 146 per cent in Australia, the first retirement survey by RCAM, which

  • Maxwell has disappointed himself: George Bailey

    Bengaluru: George Bailey today said swashbuckling all-rounder Glenn Maxwell has disappointed himself in the IPL, even as the Kings XI Punjab captain remained optimistic about the team’s chances of making it to the play-offs despite seven losses. Managing just 62 runs from 5 IPL outings, Maxwell is certainly not looking the World Cup-winning Australian player in this cash-rich league and Bailey could not agree more.

  • Not giving up yet, will take up revolt with AIBA: Sandeep Jajodia

    New Delhi: Ousted Boxing India President Sandeep Jajodia is unwilling to give up just yet and has sought a meeting with International Boxing Association (AIBA) to discuss what he calls an “externally engineered” revolt against him. Jajodia, who was removed as Boxing India President at a Special General Meeting on Sunday via a No Confidence Motion, said he won’t throw in the towel despite losing the vote 2-55. Jaojodia said he would brief AIBA

  • Wasim Akram

    Pakistan, England players missing out on IPL: Akram

    Kolkata: Asserting that the IPL is a great platform for to sharpen skills, legendary pacer Wasim Akram today said Pakistan and England were losing out big time with their players not featuring in the cash-rich Twenty20 cricket tournament. “Not only IPL benefits players monetarily they also get a chance to sharpen their skills. Playing in front of 50-60,000 crowd obviously gives a massive boost to a cricketer’s confidence,” the Kolkata Knight Riders bowling

  • David Richardson

    Associates can earn Test status through Inter-Continental Cup

    Dubai: The dream of associate nations to play Test cricket in all likelihood will turn into a reality as the emerging nations compete against each other in the ICC Inter-Continental Cup 2015-17 that is scheduled to start with encounter between Namibia and Hong Kong from May 10-13. According to a press release issued by the ICC, the four-day first-class fixtures will feature countries like Afghanistan, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Namibia, Papua New Guinea

  • M N Singh

    Saying no idea where Dawood is a mistake: Ex-Maha Commissioner

    Mumbai: Former Mumbai Police Commissioner M N Singh today expressed disappointment at the Home Ministry’s “embarrassing” stand on the whereabouts of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and said the response was a “big mistake” on part of the Government.

  • smartphone

    Smartphone Use Soars, So Do Smut-Sharing Crimes

    New Delhi: Early this week, the Mumbai police registered a case against “unknown persons” for leaking a nude clip of actor Radhika Apte. Part of a 20-minute film directed by Anurag Kashyap, the clip went viral on instant-messaging application WhatsApp.

  • ram gopal verma

    ‘365 Days’ RGV’s first U-certified film in his career

    Chennai: Ace filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma takes pride in upcoming Telugu romantic-drama “365 Days”, as it happens to be the first film in his over two-decade career to have been cleared by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) with a U-certificate.

  • Ravi Shankar Prasad

    ‘Blocking, slowing down content on net should’nt be allowed’

    New Delhi: Committing himself to keep the Internet equally accessible to all users, Telecom and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today said blocking and deliberate slowing down or speeding up of lawful content on the web should not be allowed. With over a million Internet users opposing TRAI’s consultation paper on allowing telecom companies like Airtel, Vodafone and Reliance to charge consumers differently for using different websites and mobile applications, he said the

  • Satyam case

    Satyam case: Raju moves sessions court against conviction

    Hyderabad: Satyam Computer founder B Ramalinga Raju and nine others have moved a sessions court here challenging their conviction in the multi-crore accounting fraud at the erstwhile IT firm. The Hyderabad High Court had on April 30 declined to admit appeals filed by Raju and others against their conviction, observing it was not maintainable before it and asked them to move sessions court.

  • Molestation

    Uproar in parliament over Moga molestation incident 

    New Delhi: The molestation and death of a 13-year-old girl on being pushed out of a private bus near Moga in Punjab led to an uproar in Parliament on Tuesday, with both houses witnessing adjournments over the issue.

  • Kumar Vishwas

    Differences in DCW come to fore on summoning Vishwas

    New Delhi: High drama was witnessed at the Delhi Commission for Women today as a member revolted against its chief alleging that she maligned the image of AAP leader Kumar Vishwas by issuing summons to him on the basis of complaint by a party volunteer that he did not dispel rumours of an illicit affair with her. DCW member Juhi Khan stormed out of a joint press interaction with DCW chief Barkha Singh,

  • Nitish Kumar

    It was wrong not to let me go to Nepal: Nitish

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday criticised the central government for not letting him visit quake-ravaged Nepal. Nitish Kumar wanted to visit Nepal’s Janakpur district, which borders Bihar.

  • Polio

    India risks importing polio from Pakistan, Afghanistan

    New Delhi: India runs a high risk of importing polio from its key neighbours Afghanistan and Pakistan which have a high polio burden, the government today said. “Yes. It is a fact that India’s two key neighbouring countries, Afghanistan and Pakistan, have high polio burden and as such it runs a high risk of importing the virus,” Health Minister J P Nadda informed the Rajya Sabha today.

  • Will meet PM during his WB visit, give memorandum: Mamata

    Jalpaiguri: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said she would meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to the state beginning Saturday and give him a memorandum regarding development of the state. “It’s a courtesy of the government to meet the PM and (we will) give him a memorandum regarding the development of the state,” she told reporters here.

  • IB report, Nehru, Netaji’s family

    No inquiry into Netaji snooping controversy: Government

    New Delhi: The government has no proposal to probe revelations about snooping of family members of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose by the Intelligence Bureau, parliament was informed on Tuesday.

  • Microsoft's Edu-Cloud

    Microsoft’s Edu-Cloud to make learning ‘fun’

    Hyderabad: Microsoft India today unveiled Edu-Cloud, a cloud computing-based offering, designed to offer digital learning and teaching in schools and higher educational institutions through virtual learning platforms in India. Microsoft India Chairman Bhaskar Pramanik said Edu-Cloud is expected to benefit 10 lakh teachers and 60 lakhstudents in over 1,500 institutes over the next 18 months.

  • M Karunanidhi

    DMK hits back at PMK over its criticism of the party

    Chennai: Hitting back at PMK leader Anbumani Ramadoss for his criticism of DMK over a range of issues, including corruption, the latter today reminded him that it was instrumental in him getting a Rajya Sabha seat and referred to a CBI case against the former Minister. Joint Secretary of DMK Rules and Regulations Committee and former MP R Thamaraiselvan posed a series of questions to the PMK leader, including the promise made by

  • unborn baby

    Haryana doubles reward money for sex determination test informers

    Chandigarh: The Haryana government on Tuesday announced that informers of illegal sex determination tests would be paid a cash reward of Rs.1 lakh – double the enhanced reward announced by the previous government in July last year.