Free Press Journal
  • Devyani’s daughters not Indian citizens: HC told

    New Delhi : Two daughters of controversial IFS officer Devyani Khobragade are ‘no longer Indian citizens’ as they hold American passports, government told Delhi High Court on Thursday. The brief submission was made by the Centre before Justice Manmohan, who was hearing a petition filed by Khobragade on behalf of her daughters challenging revocation of their Indian passports.

  • Ruskin Bond charms audiences at Jaipur Literature Festival

    Jaipur : The first day of the Jaipur Literature Festival’s ninth edition saw audiences flock to a vibrant mix of sessions focusing on privacy, the environment, celebrities and moving stories of individuals.

  • Youth held for sending obscene SMS to girl student

    Indore : A team of ‘We Care For You’ wing on Thursday nabbed a youth for allegedly harassing a college girl by sending her obscene SMS. The accused was handed over to MIG police for further action.

  • DAVV to remove Jacob Thudipara from committees

    Indore : Even as Department of Higher Education and School of Social Works are at loggerheads over the retirement of Principal Jacob Thudipara, the Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) on Wednesday said that it would be terminate the membership of Thudipara from all committees and boards set up by the university.

  • Nitish starts anti-liquor campaign ahead of ban

    Patna : Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday exhorted women not to hesitate in destroying the country liquor manufacturing units after April 1, the day prohibition on country liquor will come into force in Bihar.

  • Rajnath slams Mamata, raises queries on Malda

    Ashoknagar (WB) : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday attacked the TMC government over law and order in West Bengal, claiming that women, people and even policemen are not safe in the state and also questioned its version on the recent violence in Malda. Singh also took a dig at the Mamata Banerjee government over its global business summit held earlier this month and said that holding such programmes will not be

  • Bhopal official caught watching porn in meeting, gets suspended

    Bhopal : A zonal officer of Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) was caught on camera allegedly watching porn clipping on his mobile during the general body meeting of the civic body, prompting the authorities to suspend him on Thursday.

  • Travel operator stabbed by three

    Indore : Three men stabbed and seriously injured a travel operator in Navlakha Bus Stand here late on Wednesday night. The victim’s two brothers and one other person were also injured in the attack. The police suspect old dispute as the reason behind the attack and are investigating the matter.

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    Netaji cremation records released

    The cremation took place on August 22, 1945 , The evidence given by a Taiwanese official who claimed to have prepared Netaji’s body for cremation after his death in a plane crash in 1945 has been clearly documented.

  • Techie is killed by online chum

    Bengaluru : In a shocking incident, a 31-year-old woman techie working for IBM was found murdered in her apartment here on Tuesday night. Acting swiftly, the city police have arrested one Sukhbir Singh from Gurgaon.

  • Elevate 4 judges as HC CJs, moots SC collegium

    These recommendations were made as no new person will be appointed to the Bench and serving judges will be elevated as CJs for the high courts of Rajasthan, Meghalaya, Karnataka and Gauhati  (more…)

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    Narendra Modi ‘skipped’ Davos as he did not want to run into Nawaz Sharif

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi is holding back his hand on committing new dates to Pakistan on the foreign secretary-level talks in view of the Pathankot terror attacks. He is also skipping a visit to Davos for the World Economic Forum to avoid another meeting with his Pakistan counterpart Nawaz Sharif, though he had promised the organisers that he would travel to Switzerland.

  • Too late: Suspension of 4 Dalit scholars revoked

    New Delhi : In a move that comes too late for the Hyderabad Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula, who committed suicide last Sunday, the authorities have withdrawn the suspension of the four scholars who were punished along with him for allegedly beating up a student leader of the BJP youth wing, the ABVP.

  • Kiss of life for defunct Herald

    AJL, which is at the core of a dispute in the court, is to be turned into a non-profit company.

  • Top CPM leader named accused in murder case

    Thiruvananthapuram : In a huge embarrassment to the Communist Party of India (Marxist) in Kerala, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has named party’s Kannur district secretary P Jayarajan as an accused in the sensational Kathiroor Manoj murder case.

  • Roshni Clinic: Dedicated health facility for women

    Indore : With an aim to facilitate special health care facilities to women, the State Health Department will launch a dedicated clinic ‘Roshni’ for women on January 27.