Free Press Journal
  • Krishi Cess,4-mth window to disclose black money from today

    Delhi : A slew of budgetary proposals, including 0.5 per cent agriculture cess on all services and a 4-month disclosure scheme for domestic black money holders to come clean, will kick in from tomorrow.

  • Danish Kaneria’s India visit a mystery

    Karachi : Mystery surrounds the sudden departure of Pakistan’s banned Test leg-spinner, Danish Kaneria and his family to India although his brother claims they have gone to perform some religious rituals.

  • Will boycott Parrikar, BJP govt functions, says Goa RSS chief

    Panaji : Goa state RSS chief Subhash Velingkar on Tuesday said the Sangh will boycott all state government functions attended by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and BJP politicians in power to protest the government’s alleged pro-English policy.

  • ONGC Videsh signs pact with SOCAR Trading for oil trading

    New Delhi: ONGC Videsh Ltd, the overseas arm of state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) has signed a pact with the trading arm of Azerbaijan’s state energy company SOCAR to foray into oil trading.

  • M J Akbar’s assets valued at Rs 48cr, Dave’s just Rs 35L

    BHOPAL  : Bharatiya Janata Party’s official candidates for the Rajya Sabha polls, MJ Akbar and Anil Dave, filed their nomination papers on Tuesday. As per the affidavits filed along with their nomination papers, senior journalist Akbar and his wife own properties (movable and immovable) worth Rs 48 crore. Akbar has Rs 4.67 crore in cash, FDRs and in other investments whereas his wife’s total assets are Rs 26 crore. The couple owns

  • Delhi govt officials harassed after CBI raid, says Kejriwal

    New Delhi : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday alleged a group of state government officials were summoned by the CBI, whose officers hurled ‘choicest abuses’ at them and threatened to ‘ruin’ their career if they sided with him following last year’s raid on his office. Kejriwal also accused the Narendra Modi government of using the CBI to “silence” those who raise their voice against it.

  • Prajwal, Harshit bag crowns

    Mumbai : The top-seeded players, Prajwal Tewari and Harshit Bhangera, both claimed the boys’ and girls’ under-12 singles crowns respectively in the MSLTA – Yonex Sunrise Wodehouse Gymkhana All-India Ranking Talent Series Tennis Tournament – 2016 and played at the gymkhana’s tennis courts.

  • Flipkart starts ‘No Cost EMI’ option for select products

    New Delhi : E-commerce major Flipkart on Tuesday said that it has started a new payment mode for select high ticket size purchases on its platform where customers will not be required to pay additional cost on monthly installments.

  • Worried Congress trying to protect its herd; PCC chief reaches city

    BHOPAL :  The filing of nomination by Vinod Gotia as an independent candidate backed by the BJP has forced the state Congress to sit up and take notice. The Congress candidate Vivek Tankha is keeping track of all the developments. The party is trying to ensure that there its members remain united. Congress state president Arun Yadav also arrived in the state capital cutting short his Khargone tour. Yadav spoke to some

  • Mayor’s Chess tourney from tomorrow

    Mumbai : Russian GM Ivan Popov will lead a strong field of more than 175 champions from 12 countries in the international open section of 9th Mumbai Mayor’s International Chess Tournament 2016.

  • Nigerian accused of rape gets 3 days police custody

    Panaji: A court here on Tuesday sent, to three days police custody, Nigerian national Kenneth Upwegdha, who was arrested for allegedly kidnapping and raping a 31-year-old woman here last week.

  • Water inequality in Maharashtra

    A resident of Pune, Maharashtra’s second-most developed city, uses five times as much water as her counterpart in Latur, the district most ravaged by drought in the south-central Marathwada region. That’s the extent of water inequality in Maharashtra, India’s most developed state, according to an IndiaSpend analysis of statewide water use, characterised by disproportionate availability and consumption of water across regions, crops and consumers. The coastal region of Konkan – occupying a

  • Cong-PDF jointly field Tamta for Rajya Sabha

    Dehradun : Burying their differences, ruling allies Congress and PDF in Uttarakhand today jointly fielded a candidate for the Rajya Sabha election with former Lok Sabha MP from Almora, Pradeep Tamta filing his nomination on behalf of the alliance.