Free Press Journal
  • Privilege notice against Irani in Lok Sabha

    New Delhi: The opposition Congress submitted a privi-lege notice in the Lok Sabha against Human Resource De-velopment Minister Smriti Ira-ni for what a Left leader said was “lying” to the house. Spe-aker Sumitra Mahajan said the matter was under consid-eration. While the opposition leaders said they may not su-bmit a similar notice in the Rajya Sabha so soon, as she did not complete her speech in the upper house of parlia-ment, they

  • No gang rapes in Murthal, Haryana tells High Court

    Chandigarh: Submitting a status report on the alleged Murthal gang rapes, the Haryana government on Monday told the Punjab and Haryana High Court that no such rapes or incidents of molestation were reported from Haryana’s Sonipat district during the recent Jat agitation. The preliminary status report was submitted following investigations into the matter by an three-member all-women special investigation team (SIT) constituted last week by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar’s government. The

  • Mira Rd residents protest against acute water scarcity

    Bhayandar : Irate over the acute crisis of water, hundreds of people from the Naya Nagar area of Mira Road thronged the main administrative building of the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) on Monday. The agitators, mostly burqa-clad women, squatted in the lobby outside civic chief Achyut Hange’s office, demanding restoration of normal water supply to their locality.

  • Where are the resources for a kick-start?

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated that he faced an examination with the NDA government’s third budget for 2016-17. How did he fare? The stock market kept yo-yoing as investors were unsure of what the myriad budgetary details meant. There was no thumbs-up as indices sank to negative territory. On a scale of 1 to 10, this writer gives a score of 5. There is no big idea or vision statement although there