Free Press Journal
  • PIL, once filed & heard, can’t be withdrawn: Supreme Court

    New Delhi : Once a PIL is filed and heard, it cannot be allowed to be withdrawn, the Supreme Court said on Friday as it decided to hear on Monday a lawyer’s plea that he was getting threats for filing a PIL seeking entry of girls and women in the historic Sabarimala temple in Kerala.

  • Govt plans easier norms, simpler tax regime for start-ups

    New Delhi: Transparent tax regime, easier registration norms and simple exit policy will be provided to give a boost to start-ups, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has already spoken in different contexts about simplifying taxation and initiatives are already in place, she said. Replying to a question on the biggest outcome of ‘Start up India’, she said: “A greater synergy between the startups, venture funds, seed

  • farmers

    Choose between the farmer and the middle class

    The government is making many efforts to improve the lot of our farmers. Majority of our people are now living in the cities. It is necessary to make food items available to them at reasonable prices. Otherwise they will throw out the government. The government wants to do this but is shortsighted. It is focused on making food items available cheaply to the urban consumer. The farmer is not on the government’s