Free Press Journal
  • TN farmer loses tractor, kills self

    Chennai : In a moving incident, a father in Tamil Nadu committed suicide unable to bear the humiliation of a finance company staff seizing his Tractor for owing then Rs 2 lakh. The suicide of Azhagar, a farmer in Ariyalur district in central Tamil Nadu comes close on the heels of police assaulting another farmer in Thanjavur district for resisting the seizure of his tractor following a default of a little over Rs

  • Trump forced to cancel Chicago rally amid chaos

    Chicago : Donald Trump cancelled his campaign rally here citing security concerns after hundreds of people gathered at the arena to protest against his ‘politics of hatred’ and scuffled with his supporters in the largest-ever demonstration against the Republican presidential frontrunner.

  • Remembering the ‘black day’

    Mumbai : It just took two hours and 10 minutes for 13 successive bomb blasts to bring country’s financial capital Mumbai to its knees. The pleasant afternoon of March 12, 1993 suddenly turned into an unforgettable nightmare. Within a period of two hours the metropolitan city was knocked down. That Friday afternoon cannot be washed off from the minds of Mumbaikars. It has been 23 years but still the explosions can be heard

  • Need permanent tribunal for water disputes: Jaitley

    New Delhi : Terming the water disputes among states as “extremely sensitive”, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday pitched for setting up a permanent tribunal for resolving such issues. “I personally feel that we probably require a permanent tribunal rather than a tribunal which on and off takes up water dispute. So probably in a country like India, (we) require one tribunal which deals with all these disputes and also has some amount

  • MBMC’s slum rehab project in limbo

    BJP-led MBMC mocks at PM’s ‘Housing for All’ dream; flats eludes slum dwellers as major part
    of BSUP project in Kashimira yet to take off
    (more…)

  • PIO dean resigns after sexual harassment allegation in US

    New York : A 45-year-old Indian-origin dean of a prestigious US law school has resigned from his post, days after a lawsuit was filed against him by his executive assistant alleging that he sexually harassed her over a period of several months, reports PTI.

  • Amputee cricketer is face of climate change in Kashmir

    Srinagar/New Delhi : In a marketing initiative, Rahim Greens Srinagar on Saturday roped in budding cricketer, Amir Hussain Lone, who defied the odds after mastering the sport despite losing both his arms.

  • Asked not to use family smartphone, Chinese kid cuts off own finger

    New York : While the cases of selfie and gaming addiction leading to tragic ends of adult lives have become increasingly common, a self-harming incident involving an 11-year-old-boy from China shows that smartphone addiction is catching up with kids — consequences of which are unlikely to please parents, according to a report by IANS.

  • SSC student hangs self to death

    Bhayandar : Unhappy with his performance in the Mathematics paper at the ongoing SSC examinations, a 15-year-old student allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling of his house in Uttan near Bhayandar.

  • Taxpayer not to pay if TDS not deposited

    New Delhi : The Finance Ministry has clarified that the taxpayer shall not be harassed to pay if the TDS (tax deducted at source) is not deposited by the deductor with the government.

  • Stolen Indian artifacts seized from Christie’s in US days before sale

    New York : Federal authorities in the US have seized two valuable artifacts stolen from India valued at about $ 450,000 from the premier auction house Christie’s, just days before a scheduled auction of the items as part of planned festivities to celebrate Asia week, reports PTI.