Free Press Journal
  • J Jayalalithaa

    Jaya also toes Nitish line Promises to introduce prohibition in phases

    Chennai : In the first big announcement in the run up to the Assembly elections in Tamil Nadu, AIADMK leader and Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Saturday announced that her party would implement prohibition in phases if returned to power. Observers feel she has finally acknowledged the fact that State-run liquor trade had indeed antagonised the women voters in Dravidian heartland, which has witnessed a flip-flop in the liquor policy in the

  • Shoe attack sparks AAP turmoil

    Kejriwal’s attacker had telephoned a Delhi BJP leader before the incident

  • Narendra Modi covering up probe into Panama leak, fumes Congress

    New Delhi : The Congress on Saturday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of playing out a farce of seeking a preliminary probe report on Panama papers within 15 days from the multi-agency body set up early this week.

  • Law firm behind Panama global data leaks raided

    London :  Prosecutors in El Salvador have raided the offices of Mossack Fonseca, the Panamian law firm at the centre of the global data leak for allegedly facilitating people to open offices in tax havens, and siezed a host of documents and computers. El Salvador Attorney General Douglas Melendez himself supervised the raid after noticing that the company had removed the sign board, his office said in a tweet. The employees, however,

  • Panama declares war on money laundering

    Panama City :  Panama’s President Juan Carlos Varela assured his French counterpart Francois Hollande on Saturday his country was committed to cooperating in the fight against money laundering, his office said.

  • MARD postpones stir

    Mumbai :  Agitating doctors from the Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) have postponed their ‘mass bunk’ till Monday for the next hearing of the High Court, to see whether their demands have been met or is there any discrepancy in the matter.

  • Bandh hits business of Rs 700 cr in City

    Over 120 trade bodies supported the band call of bullion traders Wholesale and retail markets observed a total bandh.

  • Simhastha Darshan arrangement of Mahakal temple can be finalised today

    Ujjain : The Darshan arrangement of Mahkaleshwar temple of Simhastha fair could be finalised on Sunday as District In-charge Minister, Bhupendra Singh has called the meeting of the officials of Shri Mahakaleshwar Temple Management Committee (SMTMC) in this regard at Simhastha Fair Office located at Kothi Road.

  • He stole goats using a car

    Mumbai :  The Wadner police in Nashik were stumped after several villagers began complaining about their goats getting stolen in the early hours from outside their houses. The police launched a full scale investigation after the hapless villagers protested against the rising thefts amidst water scarcity and learnt about a mysterious car bearing a Mumbai registration number being behind the incident.

  • Each akhara to have a post in ABAP

    Ujjain : All the 13 akharas will have their own representative in the council of Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad (ABAP).

  • MNS may be booked for breaching sound barrier

    Mumbai : Within 24 hours of the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray’s thundering speech to ‘revive’ his party workers at Shivaji Park, the Shivaji Park Police are busy collecting evidences to file a complaint in a Metropolitan Magistrate Court against MNS for flouting norms and causing noise pollution in and around Shivaji Park, which is been declared a ‘silence zone’.

  • Rahul to approach HC for anticipatory bail

    Mumbai :  Lawyers representing Rahul Raj Singh, who has been booked for abetting the suicide of film actress Pratysuha Banerjee, will be approaching the High Court on Monday to get anticipatory bail for him.

  • 8 vehicles damaged by miscreants

    Indore : Unidentified persons pelted stones and damaged glasses of cars parked outside houses in Dwarikapuri area late on Friday night. Following the incident, angry residents gheraoed the police station and resorted to slogan-shouting. Neither the residents nor the so called night patrol realised what had happened until Saturday morning.

  • Sanyasinis facing hardship in Simhastha mela

    Ujjain : The name of Sanyasinis (woman Naga) were also not spared from the miseries of mela authorities who till date have failed to provide the facility of water, sanitation and electricity in the mela area. The Sanyasinis of Dashnami Sanyasini Akhara, a subsidiary of Juna akhara on Saturday reached up to Mahant Hari Giri seeking a solution to their problems. A meeting between the Sanyasinis and functionaries of the Juna akhara

  • Bus-truck collision leaves 8 cops injured

    BHOPAL : Eight policemen were injured after the bus they were riding collided with a stationary truck at Sekarakhedi, of Sehore district on Saturday. The cops were on their way to Ujjain for Simhastha duty.