Free Press Journal
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    Dismiss Khadse this moment

    It is surprising that Maharashtra Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse still clings to his post. Each passing day brings further proof of his sordid conduct.

  • Rajan has done great job for country: CII

    “I would only repeat what Finance Minister has said that I don’t think personal attacks are warranted. I don’t think they serve us well at all as a country. They in a sense actually are demeaning. So I agree with him 100 per cent,” -Naushad Frobes/ CII president

  • Cross-voting a fait accompli in UP for Rajya Sabha polls

    Lucknow: The spectre of horse-trading on Thursday loomed large over the biennial elections for 11 Rajya Sabha and 13 Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council seats as the two extra candidates remained in the fray with tomorrow being the deadline for withdrawal of nomination. Returning Officer and Principal Secretary (Assembly) Pradeep Kumar Dubey said none of the 12 candidates for Rajya Sabha and 14 candidates for the Legislative Council withdrew their papers today (Thursday).

  • Bangladesh wary of ‘Fizz’ getting fizzed out

    Dhaka : Mustafizur Rahman’s participation in the English Twenty20 tournament for Sussex was thrown into doubt on Thursday after Bangladesh cricket officials said they feared the paceman may be suffering from burnout.

  • Sebi bans 3 entities in tax evasion case

    New Delhi : Markets regulator Sebi on Thursday confirmed its interim order banning three entities in a case related to suspected tax evasion and money laundering through stock trading platforms.

  • Priyanka should enter into active politics: Amarinder

    New Delhi : After batting for change of guard in Congress, Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh on Thursday called for the entry of Priyanka Gandhi into active politics saying she is a “sharp young woman” and should handle party affairs.

  • GST will grow GDP by another 2%

    Despite two successive poor monsoons, India’s GDP grew at a fast clip of 7.9 per cent during the quarter January to March 2016, leading to an overall growth of 7.6 percent for FY 2015-16.

  • Late recovery lifts Sensex 129 pts; metal, PSU stocks shine

    Mumbai :  Bouncing back towards the fag-end of the session in an otherwise choppy trade, the Sensex on Thusday closed over 129 points higher at 26,843.14 and the Nifty surpassed the 8,200-level with metal, PSU and banking stocks leading the rally, tracking a higher opening in the European markets.

  • Elderly ladies found dead in flat; suicide is suspected

    Mumbai : On Thursday afternoon, bodies of two elderly ladies were found at Trishul Apartments at Sindhi Society in Chembur. The deceased, both in their early 70s, were found dead inside their flat.

  • SCI doubles profit to Rs377.29 cr

    The Shipping Corporation of India Ltd (SCI), India’s largest shipping company and a Government of India Public Sector Undertaking, has nearly doubled its net profit to Rs. 377.29 crores for the year ended 31st March 2016 as against a net profit of Rs.200.93 crores in the previous year.

  • Special train for Poonam Mahajan, but rlys deny it!

    Bhopal: BJP MP from Maharashtra Poonam Mahajan travelled by a special train to Bhopal from Bina district of Madhya Padesh two days back, raising questions of propriety but railways denied that any VIP treatment was meted out to her, saying it was sent for Union Minister Manoj Sinha.

  • ‘India has to capture world markets to sustain 8-10% growth’

    New York :  India needs to capture some of the world markets if it has to sustain an 8-10 per cent growth rate over the next 20-25 years, a top planner has said but acknowledged that the country has been “slower” than others in entering into free trade agreements.

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    D-calls: JDU asks PM to sack Khadse

    Patna : The JDU on Thursday demanded action against Maharashtra Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse following charges of his involvement in telephonic talks with Dawood in Pakistan. K C Tyagi, national secretary general of JD(U), said Prime Minister Narendra Modi should intervene and seek dismissal of Khadse as he was associated with Dawood.

  • Mehbooba to Rajnath: Legalise route for return of J-K youth from PoK

    New Delhi : The Centre will work out modalities for legalising the Nepal route for return of Kashmiri youth from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh told Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba after she raised the issue with him, a state government statement said tonight.