Free Press Journal
  • No Muslim in Maharashtra’s list of national heroes?

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has been petitioned against a Maharashtra government order leaving out Muslims from its new list of national leaders and heroes for celebrating their anniversaries and special days.

  • Startups bat for tax sops, investment incentives in Budget

    Mumbai: The startup community, which has started facing funds crunch of late, is looking to the Budget for an easy tax regime, relaxation in investment norms and further incentives for innovation.

  • Budget: PC, mobile makers expect steps to boost domestic mfg

    New Delhi: IT and telecom hardware makers expect the government to extend differential duty structure on mobile phones for 10 years while bringing personal computers under the regime to give a boost to domestic manufacturing.

  • JNU not to suffer setback due to Afzal Guru row: Romila Thapar

    New Delhi: Noted Historian Romila Thapar believes JNU is unlikely to suffer a setback due to the row over an event against hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru as there is “intellectual support” for it.

  • China to launch second space lab

    Beijing: China will launch its second orbiting space lab Tiangong-2 in the third quarter of this year to firm up its plans to build a manned space station to rival Russian space lab Mir.

  • Virat Kohli JUNKS Mohammed AMIR BOGEY

    Kohli steers India to 5-wicket victory after seeing off Amir’s scintillating spell of fast bowling.

  • PM Gets A Wake Up Call From US

    Voicing concerned over religious freedom, US lawmakers write to Modi, asking him to rein in RSS

  • Police let my attacker walk away: Kanhaiya Kumar

    New Delhi : JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar has told a Supreme Court-appointed lawyers’ probe panel that he was beaten up, pushed to the ground and injured by men in lawyers’ robes before the police, when he was brought to the Patiala House court premises on February 17.

  • Minor girl raped

    Gang rapes: New witnesses surface

    “I have seen this happening with my own eyes. The hooligans attacked the women and girls and tore off their clothes. Some were chased into the fields, some were dragged”

  • After JNU, Burdwan university on the boil

    Kolkata :  At least 100 student activists led by SFI were on Saturday prevented by police from meeting West Bengal Governor KN Tripathi to urge him to intervene and restore normalcy at Burdwan University, which has been on the boil after police baton-charged a group of student agitators.

  • Reliance Infra bags Smart BKC award

    Mumbai : Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) will award the contract for its ‘Smart BKC’ project to a consortium led by Reliance Infrastructure after a final go ahead from the Executive Committee of MMRDA.

  • Dayanidhi, Kalanithi Maran

    Maran bros summoned as accused in Aircel-Maxis

    New Delhi :  Former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran, his brother Kalanithi Maran and four others were on Saturday summoned as accused by a special court in a Aircel-Maxis deal related money laundering case, saying there was “enough incriminating material” to proceed against them.

  • Tram-cars: A ride down memory lane

    Mumbai :  When on Monday, workers digging up the road at Flora Fountain came across an iron structure one foot below the surface, little did they know they were opening the pages of a forgotten but stunning history, that of Bombay’s tram-cars.

  • Diggy to PM: How much is Smriti actually qualified?

    Bhopal : Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Saturday raked up the “educational qualification” of Union HRD Minster Smriti Irani in the context of her diatribe in Parliament and asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to clear the air on the issue.

  • Fire in building at Mahalaxmi

    Mumbai :  A massive fire erupted on the fourth floor of Tirupati Apartments, a high-rise residential building near the Mahalaxmi Temple, on Saturday afternoon. The fire brigade or the residents of the apartment have not been able to ascertain the cause of the fire, even though primary investigation shows it may be due to a short circuit in the house. No casualties or injuries were reported.