Free Press Journal
  • Muslim youth denied job: 5 get anticipatory bail

    Mumbai: A sessions court has granted interim relief from arrest to five persons including directors of Hari Krishna Exports, the diamond export firm which denied employment to a young MBA graduate for being a Muslim. Directors Bhaskar Shantilal Joshi, Mahindra Deshmukh, Ghanshyam Dholakiya and Hasmukh Dholakiya, and Deepika Tikke, a trainee in the firm’s HR department who wrote the letter to Zeeshan Ali approached the sessions court seeking anticipatory bail.

  • Gujjar Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti

    Talks on between Gujjars and government

    Jaipur: A forward movement appeared to be in sight today in the talks between agitating Gujjars and the Rajasthan government, which is believed to have promised to give a written proposal on the demand for five per cent quota in jobs. The two sides held two rounds of talks since last night and agreed to meet again.

  • Molestation

    Moga molestation: High court questions government on relief

    Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday questioned the Punjab government on compensation and job assurance to the family of a 13-year-old girl who was molested and thrown out of a moving bus near Moga town.

  • piyush goyal

    60 new coal mines to open soon: Piyush Goyal

    New Delhi: Discounting any immediate plans to stop coal imports, Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal said that the government will open more than 60 coal mines across the country in the coming days.

  • Vending machines for sanitary pads installed in Bengal

    Kolkata: To ease access to sanitary napkins, vending machines are being installed in schools, colleges and in public places across West Bengal to empower women and create awareness about women’s health.

  • Sex racket busted in Ghaziabad, 9 arrested  

    Ghaziabad: The police today claimed to have busted a sex racket with the arrest of nine persons, including four women, from a flat near Santosh Medical College here. On the complaint of residents of Pratap Vihar Colony, the Vijay Nagar police carried out a raid at the flat last night and arrested nine persons — five men and four women, SHO, Vijay Nagar, Haridayal Singh Yadav said.

  • Gary Cahill

    Diego Costa can fill Drogba’s shoes: Chelsea’s Cahill

    London: Chelsea defender Gary Cahill on Wednesday said Spanish forward Diego Costa can fill the shoes of Didier Drogba at the English Premier League (EPL) side after the Ivorian announced his departure. The latter’s second stint with Chelsea ended on Sunday as they celebrated their EPL title triumph with a win over Sunderland. Costa scored his 20th goal of the season in the 3-1 win and Cahill feels he can very well

  • Manmohan Singh

    BJP slams Manmohan Singh, for ‘lying with a straight face’

    Surat/New Delhi: In a no holds barred counter-attack on Manmohan Singh, BJP today branded the former Prime Minister a “puppet” and accused him of “lying with a straight face” after he charged the Modi government with harping on corruption to divert the people’s attention to non-issues.

  • Priyanka Chopra

    I don’t consider myself a star: Priyanka Chopra

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra says she does not consider herself a star, but an achiever. In her 13-year-long career, Priyanka, who has seen highs and lows of her career, said she wants to do good quality work and entertain the audience.

  • Nick Kyrgios

    Tennis star Nick Kyrgios has sex before big games!

    Paris: Australia’s highest ranked male tennis player Nick Kyrgios said he doesn’t abide by the rules as he often enjoys pre-match sex despite his coaches ordering him not to. He also insisted that he doesn’t “mess with any tennis chicks”. Kyrgios is currently competing at the French Open and partnered with India’s Mahesh Bhupathi in men’s doubles where the duo was knocked out after suffering a straight sets defeat in the first

  • Arun Jaitley

    Swiss signs automatic information exchange pact with EU

    Berne: In a major step towards shedding its long-held banking secrecy tag, Switzerland today signed an agreement for Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI) with European Union, while similar pacts may follow with other jurisdictions, including India, to check the black money menace.

  • India Sensex

    Sensex recovers 33 pts on late buying; Nifty ends in red

    Mumbai: Snapping its two-day fall, the BSE Sensex today recovered by 33 points to close at 27,564.66 points on late buying in banking, FMCG and oil stocks after recent falls and hopes of rate cut by the Reserve Bank. Covering-up of short positions in select stocks in view of May month expiry in the derivatives segment tomorrow and hopes of rate cut by RBI helped the Sensex to close in positive zone, brokers

  • Leon Johnson

    Leon Johnson looking for West Indies recall

    North Sound (Antigua): Guyanese opening batsman Leon Johnson says he intends to use the three-day warm-up match against Australia, which starts on Wednesday, to force his way back into the West Indies side. Johnson, who is leading the President’s XI against the Aussies, was left out of the Caribbean squad for the recent three-match Test series against England which the Windies came from behind to draw. He is among several fringe players

  • No FIPB nod required for M&As in sectors under automatic route

    New Delhi: The government has said that FIPB’s approval will not be required for merger and acquisitions in sectors where FDI is allowed under automatic route, a move aimed at further improving the ease of doing business in the country.

  • Vodafone spends Rs.1,050 crore on Maharashtra, Goa operations

    New Delhi: Vodafone India has invested over Rs.1,050 crore on ramping up network, distribution and retail presence in Maharashtra and Goa circles between April 2014-March 2015, the company said in statement on Wednesday.

  • SC notice to Jindal law school students over sexual abuse

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice to three students of Jindal Global Law School in Haryana who are accused of perpetrating sexual abuses on a junior BBA/MBA course student.

  • Rahul Gandhi

    After land bill, Rahul takes on Modi govt over fishermen’s plight

    Chavakkad (Ker): After his aggressive pitch against the land bill, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi today reached out to the fishing community by attacking the Modi government’s decision to extend the ban on trawling, declaring “mother sea” cannot be taken away from them.

  • Mohun Bagan

    Will go for win against Bengaluru: Mohun Bagan coach

    Kolkata: Even though Mohun Bagan need just a point from their final I-League match against Bengaluru FC on Sunday to regain the football championship after 13 years, coach Sanjoy Sen says they will be going for all three points instead of sitting back and aiming for a stalemate. “We will play for a win. If we play with a defensive mindset then we have already lost the battle before it has begun,”