Free Press Journal
  • Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

    Stone-pelting on Kejriwal’s cavalcade: AAP leader

    Varanasi, Feb 22 (PTI) Aam Admi Party (AAP) leader Sanjay Singh today claimed BJP activists hurled stones at his party leaders here when Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s cavalcade was passing through the area.

  • Maha CMO has 8 externally-appointed OSDs, reveals RTI reply

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has appointed as many as eight external staffers as Officers on Special Duty (OSDs) in the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO), an RTI query has revealed. RTI activist Anil Galgali had, under the Right To Information (RTI) Act, sought information from the state government about the appointments of external staffers as Officers on Special Duty in Maharashtra CMO and their salary details.

  • Girl’s death: HC gives CBI time till May 2 for polygraph tests

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today granted the CBI time till May 2 to conduct polygraph tests on some witnesses in its probe into the mysterious death of a Mumbai girl while partying with her friends in Pune in 2012. In September 2014, the high court had on a plea by Nagina, the mother of 19-year-old victim Sanam Hasan, transferred the probe to CBI after observing that there were several discrepancies in the

  • Sena takes a dig at BJP over MoUs signed during MII Week

    Mumbai: Taunting BJP over the MoUs signed by Maharashtra government during the recent ‘Make in India’ Week, the Shiv Sena today said similar agreements were signed by the party with its smaller allies before the assembly polls but they have not been honoured yet.

  • Supreme Court

    SC declines to entertain plea on Jat agitation

    New Delhi – The Supreme Court on Monday declined to entertain the plea on Jat agitation, saying that matters like these should be left for the government to handle.

  • Add a contemporary twist to traditional jewellery

    New Delhi: From coin pendants to diamond studded nose pins and navratna bangles, modern day jewellery pieces bring about a much necessary contemporary twist to traditional ones; making them more usable by new age women. One can opt for coin pendants and can even go for contemporary religious pendants to make a style statement, says an expert.

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    Maruti retains top slot in passenger vehicle segment in Jan

    New Delhi: Maruti Suzuki India maintained its leadership position in the domestic passenger vehicle market with six of its models featuring in the top 10 brands in January. Hyundai Motor India’s recently launched sports utility vehicle Creta also made it to the list last month. According to the latest data from the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (Siam), in the top 10 best passenger vehicles, Maruti’s Alto retained the top position last month,

  • Greenpeace India

    Pollution in India higher than China: Greenpeace

    New Delhi: India has overtaken China’s air pollution levels in 2015 and the average particulate matter exposure was higher for the first time in the 21st century, a Greenpeace analysis of NASA satellite data has shown. “For the first time this century, the average particulate matter exposure was higher for Indian citizens than that of Chinese people.

  • ‘Govt can only request airlines to lower fares during crisis’

    New Delhi: Asserting that globally air fares are “unregulated,” Union minister Mahesh Sharma today said the government can only request airlines to keep their ticket prices low during an extraordinary situation such as the ongoing Jat quota stir in Haryana.

  • STCs must convert 17 lakh buses to Euro VI compliant: Gadkari

    New Delhi: The Centre today asked the state transport undertakings to convert their 17 lakh buses to Euro VI compliant or bio-fuel friendly vehicles as part of implementing stricter emission norms from April 1, 2020, a move aimed at curbing high vehicular pollution.

  • Opp debunks PM’s contention of conspiracy to destabilise govt

    New Delhi: Opposition today debunked Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s contention that a conspiracy to destabilise the government and “defame” him was being launched and said it was a counter offensive to ward off the imminent attack on NDA in the budget session.

  • Sitaram Yechury

    Yechury calls for discussion on current issues in Parliament

    New Delhi: Communist Party of India (Marxist) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Monday said if the government wants the Parliament to function then all current issues which are pushing the country into an anarchic state must be discussed in the Budget Session.

  • Jats block NH-1 again, Haryana toll mounts to 16

    Chandigarh: Fresh firing took place on Monday in Haryana’s Sonipat district as Jats demanding job quotas blocked the Delhi-Ambala highway, hours after traffic on it was restored. Meanwhile, the death toll in the nearly 10 days of violence was put at 16.

  • Govt under-estimated how bad the economy was: Mohandas Pai

    Hyderabad: The NDA government under- estimated the problems in the economy it had inherited and is doing its best to bring it back on track, venture capitalist and former Infosys director T V Mohandas Pai said today. He asked critics to give the government some time and said the benefits of its initiatives would bear fruit over the next couple of years.

  • Awards don’t matter much in my life: Salman Khan

    Mumbai: Superstar Salman Khan, who won accolades for his performance in films like “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” and “Prem Ratan Dhan Payo”, and even got nominated at various award functions this year, feels that the “young generation should be given a chance to win awards” as “awards don’t matter much in my life”.

  • 87 bomb shells believed to be of WW-2 era found in Manipur

    Imphal: Eighty-seven bomb-shells, believed to be of World War 2 period, have been found at the border town of Moreh during excavation work for construction of a power sub-station. A senior police officer said the bombs were dug out by labourers yesterday at Chanou locality of Moreh, bordering Myanmar, and is believed to be dating back to the World War 2 period when Japanese troops came to the country in 1944.

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    ISIS claims murder of top Hindu priest in Bangladesh

    Dhaka: The Islamic State today claimed the brutal killing of a head priest in Bangladesh at a Hindu temple in an area bordering India, the first attack by the dreaded terror group targeting the community amid a series of similar assaults on religious minorities.