Free Press Journal
  • Time to end Government, Judiciary faceoff

    There is no mistaking the sharp confrontation that is building up between the Narendra Modi government and the judiciary in the context of the appointment of high court and Supreme Court judges.

  • Beef Ban_Cow

    The cow debate as India turns 70

    The bhakts as the diehard supporters of the Sangh parivar and prime minister Narendra Modi are known all over the social media would do well to read (we know that they have a congenital allergy towards facts) the words of the original Hindutva ideologue and the father of the two nation theory Vinayakrao Dattrateya Sawarkar on the issue of cow:” When humanitarian interests are not served and in fact harmed by cow

  • Monetary Policy: Who really moved my interest rate?

    The monetary policy of the Reserve Bank of India has become one of the most watched media events these days in the light of persistent demands to lower interest rates. This undue attention on the monetary policy points to how much in the policy framework and in the socio-economic environment of the nation has changed in recent years.

  • No rest till we redeem our pledge

    The Appointed Day has come — the day appointed by destiny, and India stands forth after long slumber and struggle — awake, vital, free and independent. The past clings on to us still in some measure and we have to do much before we redeem the pledges we have so often taken. Yet the turning point is past, and history begins anew for us, the history which we shall live and act

  • We will overcome: Patel

    Let not out brethren across the border feel that they are neglected or forgotten. Their welfare will claim our vigilance and we shall follow with abiding interest their future in full hope and confidence that sooner than later we shall again be united in common allegiance to our country.

  • Freedom That Lasts

    The day of freedom is at hand,

  • Goa B-school website hacked by Pak hackers

    Panaji : A group of hackers, who identified themselves as ‘Pak cyber attackers’ on Sunday hacked the website of the Goa Institute of Management, a top B-school in the state.

  • UP politicians changing colours as polls beckon

    Lucknow : Changing their hues comes naturally to politicians. They switch parties – and ideologies – with bewildering ease. And as the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections draw close, they are changing colours so fast as to give chameleons tough competition! Sample this: Swamy Prasad Maurya, a former Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) general secretary and also the Leader of Opposition in the assembly, was known for his acerbic and caustic comments against the Bharatiya

  • Another sacrilege incident in Punjab, probe ordered

    Batala (Punjab) : In an alleged incident of sacrilege, a few pages of the Sikh holy book were found “torn” in a gurdwara here, police said. The incident came to light when some women entered Gurdwara Marar. They informed the Gurdwara management, which later filed a complaint with police, based on which a case was registered against some unidentified persons. Congress MLA from Fatehgarh Churian, Tripat Rajinder Singh Bajwa and SAD leader Nirmal

  • No plastic flag, no disrespect to flag, says govt advisory

    New Delhi : It’s the eve of the Independence Day, and much national and patriotic fervour is in evidence. But while displaying your commitment to the nation, ensure that you do not dishonour or insult the National Flag or other symbols of national honour.

  • Jawan who died fighting in J-K gets Ashok Chakra!

    New Delhi : Havildar Hangpan Dada, who killed four intruding terrorists before laying down his life at a height of 13,000 feet in the harsh and icy Himalayan range of North Kashmir, has been bestowed with Ashok Chakra, the country’s highest peace-time army award.

  • Reforms at lower level needed to improve ease of doing biz: FM

    “Unfortunately, our country missed the earlier economic revolutions took place in the world. European countries, America and others attracted huge benefits of the industrial revolution. Similarly, small countries like Japan, Korea and Taiwan took advantage of technological innovation revolution, ”           Arun Jaitley/ Finance Minister (more…)

  • PSBs should be flexible in use of technology, says Ahluwalia

    Kolkata : In the era of technology-based digital banking services, the public sectors banks have to show more flexibility in using new technology, otherwise they will lose market share, Montek Singh Ahluwalia, former Deputy Chairman of the erstwhile Planning Commission of India, said on Sunday. “The existence of mutually supported ecosystem of Jan Dhan, mobile telephony, the regulatory changes that the Reserve Bank of India has made in order to allow banks to

  • Brokers cannot hire celebrities to endorse prize money schemes

    Mumbai : Top stock exchanges BSE and NSE have barred brokers from engaging celebrities to endorse schemes involving distribution of prize money and asked them to withdraw advertisements, if any, with immediate effect.

  • RBI may not be able to meet inflation target: IMF paper

    New Delhi :  IMF paper has raised question marks over the ability of RBI to target inflation through monetary measures, saying the size of formal financial sector is small in India and may undermine the effectiveness of interest rate changes on aggregate demand.