Free Press Journal
  • arvind kejriwal

    Kejriwal gets bail in defamation case by BJP MP Bidhuri

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who was summoned as an accused in a criminal defamation complaint filed by BJP MP Ramesh Bidhuri, was today granted bail by a court here. Metropolitan Magistrate Harvinder Singh granted the relief to Kejriwal on furnishing of a personal bond of Rs 10,000 after he appeared before the court.

  • Gujarat HC grants bail to Hardik Patel in two sedition cases

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat High Court today granted bail to Patel quota agitation leader Hardik Patel in two sedition cases, with a rider that he will have to stay outside the state for the next six months. However, Hardik cannot come out of jail for now, as another case of mob violence at an MLA office is pending against him in Visnagar town of Mehsana district.

  • I-T to scrutinise high value transactions, penny stock trade

    New Delhi: Income Tax Department has asked its top officers to closely scrutinise high-value transactions and investments in penny stocks to identify potential black money holders who can avail the four-month compliance window ending September 30 to come clean.

  • Telecom stocks dive up to 4% on DoT demand notice worries

    Mumbai: Telecom stocks today fell by up to 4 per cent hit by concerns that DoT will soon issue demand notice of over Rs 12,500 crore to six telecom operators amid allegations of under-reporting of revenue to the tune of Rs 45,000 crore.

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    Equity indices trade flat on negative global cues 

    Mumbai: Negative global cues and profit booking dragged the key Indian equity markets lower. The equity markets traded flat — marginally in the red — during the mid-afternoon session, as heavy selling pressure was witnessed in capital goods, banking and oil and gas stocks.

  • US asks China to follow India on SCS dispute resolution

    Washington: The US has asked China to learn from India’s handling of its maritime disputes with its neighbours, ahead of a key ruling by an international arbitral tribunal on rival claims over the strategic South China Sea.

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    Get, set ready for ‘Sultan 2’

    New Delhi: Within just three days of its release, ‘Sultan‘ has broken through the silver screen and now, the makers are said to have already locked a sequel to the film.

  • Uddhav Thackeray

    Didn’t demand Cabinet berth or indulge in blackmail: Uddhav

    Mumbai: Rejecting suggestions that Shiv Sena was unhappy with allotment of two Minister of State berths, party chief Uddhav Thackeray today said it was in line with the earlier formula agreed to with the BJP and Sena did not ask for a Cabinet berth or indulge in any “blackmail”.

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    Ramraje Naik Nimbalkar re-elected as Maharashtra Council Chairman

    Mumbai: Senior NCP leader Ramraje Naik Nimbalkar was today re-elected as the Chairman of Maharashtra Legislative Council at a one-day special session of the House. Formalities of his election were completed in the special sitting to enable him conduct business of the Upper House during the Monsoon Session of the legislature beginning July 18.

  • Supreme Court

    Centre-Delhi tussle: SC refuses to entertain AAP govt’s plea

    New Delhi: Supreme Court today refused to entertain a Delhi government plea that the High Court be asked to first decide the preliminary issue as to whether it has the jurisdiction over disputes between the Centre and the state or is it “exclusively” triable by the apex court.

  • India’s Modi to meet Zuma on Africa tour

    Pretoria: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was due today to meet South African President Jacob Zuma on the second leg of an African tour aimed at boosting ties in a region where rival China has a strong presence.

  • Sourav Ganguly

    Sourav Ganguly turns 44, wishes pour in

    Kolkata: Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly turned 44 today and birthday wishes poured in from all quarters for one of the country’s most celebrated cricketers.

  • Zakir Naik

    Solidarity march in Srinagar for Zakir Naik

    Srinagar: Supporters of controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik took out a solidarity march in Srinagar on Friday to condemn any action that might be taken against the scholar.

  • Centre to probe into Zakir Naik’s speech: Rajnath Singh

    New Delhi: Asserting that the Centre has taken cognizance of the Islamic preacher Zakir Naik’s controversial comments regarding terrorism, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said that a proper probe will be conducted into Naik’s speech.

  • ’19 people arrested over Saudi attacks including Medina’

    Riyadh: Nineteen people, including 12 Pakistani nationals, have been arrested in Saudi Arabia following suicide attacks on Monday, including one near Islam’s second-holiest site in the city of Medina, the kingdom’s Interior Ministry said today.