Free Press Journal
  • Electric two-wheelers sales dip after subsidy confusion

    New Delhi: Manufacturers of electric two-wheelers have claimed a sharp fall in their sale as customers who purchased the vehicles during April 1 and June 30 this year are yet to receive subsidy given by Delhi government to promote green vehicles.

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    Khadi sales double: Narendra Modi

    New Delhi: Saying khadi sales had doubled over one year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday again urged people to purchase khadi products.  Pointing out that there would be a month-long discount on khadi products from October 2, he said the income from handloom and khadi sales go to the poor weavers or their widows.  “So I urge you all to give space to khadi in your homes this Diwali,” the prime

  • Dengue, Delhi

    Dengue outbreak has exposed MCD’s ill-preparedness: residents

    New Delhi: With the national capital witnessing a spurt in dengue cases, the role of civic bodies is being questioned by residents who feel the outbreak of the vector-borne disease has exposed the “ill-preparedness” of the MCD in dealing with the menace.

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    Sharad Pawar knows pulse of farmers: Majeed Memon

    New Delhi : Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Majeed Memon on Sunday claimed that his party chief Sharad Pawar knows the pulse of the farmers and understands their problems.

  • PM Narendra Modi urges people to spend time at ‘Shauryanjali’

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged the people to spend time at the ‘Shauryanjali’ exhibition set up by the Army as part of the golden jubilee commemoration of the 1965 India-Pakistan war. “I had spent a lot of time with armed personnel at Shauryanjali. I was supposed to be there for 30 minutes but spent much more than that,” said Prime Minister Modi while addressing the nation in the

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    PM Narendra Modi calls for cleanliness, says even Parliament talks about it

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that he considers it good talking about cleanliness in the Parliament. “Parliament talks about cleanliness now, I am also criticised for it but I do not consider this to be a bad thing,” Prime Minister Modi said while addressing the nation in the 12th edition of his ‘Mann ki Baat’ programme. Meanwhile, the Prime Minister also expressed his delight over the number of phone

  • Cop suspended after he smashes typewriter of an elderly man

    Lucknow: A sub inspector of the police has been suspended following intervention of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav after pictures of the cop damaging the typewriter of an elderly typist went viral on the social media.

  • Sridevi urges fans to watch ‘Puli’

    Mumbai: Sridevi is making a comeback to Tamil cinema after a gap of more than two decades with “Puli” and the actress has urged her fans to watch the fantasy-adventure film. The 51-year-old “English Vinglish” star took to micro-blogging site Twitter to share a glimpse of her royal look as well as the release date of the film directed by Chimbu Deven. “Sharing the look of ‘Puli’. A fun filled fantasy! Pull yourself with your kids &

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    PM Narendra Modi to host Netaji’s family at 7, RCR in October

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said he was glad that the family members of legendary freedom fighter Subhash Chandra Bose would meet him at his official 7, Race Course Road (RCR) residence here in October. “There is something I am very happy to share. In May, I went to Kolkata where I met the family of Subhash Babu. I wanted to invite the entire family of Subhash Chandra Bose to

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tributes at Rajghat on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary, in New Delhi on Friday. PTI

    People giving up subsidy in ‘Give it up’ campaign a ‘silent revolution’: Narendra Modi

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said he was glad that around 30 lakh people gave up their gas subsidy in his ‘Give It Up’ campaign and termed it as a ‘silent revolution’. “Thirty lakh people have given up their gas subsidy and these are not rich people who are doing this. Isn’t this a silent revolution?” said Prime Minister Modi while addressing the nation in the 12th edition of

  • Land grabbers should not speak about land acquisition: BJP

    New Delhi : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday alleged that the Congress Party is responsible for the pitiable condition of the farmers in the country and said that it was insulting the farming community with its move to organise a ‘Kisan Mazdoor Samman Rally’.

  • NDMC sterilised 2,016 dogs, spent over Rs 14 L since last year

    New Delhi: Alarmed at the increasing number of complaints about stray dogs, the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) had sterilised and immunised over 2,000 stray canines since last year, spending over Rs 14 lakh.

  • 300 pvt schools under Delhi Government scanner for not meeting norms

    New Delhi: Delhi Government has initiated the process of closure of around 300 private schools running without recognition here due to their failure to meet the minimum land requirement and quality standards prescribed under the Right to Education Act.