Free Press Journal
  • Ola launches ‘Prime SUVs’ in 10 cities

    New Delhi: Transportation app Ola has added SUVs like Toyota Innova, Nissan Evalia and Chevrolet Enjoy on its platform under ‘Prime’ category to cater to customers travelling in big groups.

  • State FMs to meet industry chambers to discuss model GST law

    New Delhi: Gearing up for the roll out of GST from April 1, the state finance ministers will meet representatives of trade and industry on August 30, to sort out vexed issues like place of delivery of services, registration of entities and intra-company services.

  • Punjab Gau Raksha Dal chief arrested in UP

    Chandigarh: The Punjab Police has arrested the chief of the state’s Gau Raksha Dal — a cow protection group — on charges of assault, wrongful restrain, sodomy, extortion and looting, a police official said on Sunday.

  • Now, Trump lures black voters

    Urges them to abandon Hillary Clinton who has the most supporters in the community

  • Navy SEAL who wrote Osama raid book to forfeit millions

    Washington: A former Navy SEAL, who wrote the best-selling book detailing the secretive raid that killed Osama bin Laden, has agreed to forfeit over USD 7 million, including all sale proceeds from the work, as part of a deal to avoid prosecution for not seeking pre-publication approval.

  • ‘Urjit Patel as RBI Guv is a vote for continuity’

    New Delhi : Hailing Urjit Patel’s appointment as RBI Governor as ‘vote for continuity’, India Inc and experts are unanimous that he is an excellent choice for the top job at the central bank when the economy is passing through a crucial phase. “We all are very happy. Being a colleague, he brings great continuity and familiarity. He has a clear understanding of what is going on,” said RBI Deputy Governor S

  • From IMF to Brookings…

    New Delhi: Opting for talent within, the government on Saturday named economist and banker Urjit R. Patel the next Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). Patel ‘s appointment who is a Ph.D in economics from Yale and M.Phil from Oxford was clinched on Thursday at a meeting between Prime Minister Modi and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, the sources said.

  • 8th RBI Dy Guv to become Governor

    Mumbai : Urjit Patel has become the eighth Deputy Governor in Reserve Bank’s history to be made its Governor and the sixth with an experience at the International Monetary Fund (IMF).  Patel is the eighth Deputy Governor at RBI to be made Governor, the last being Y V Reddy. Besides, at least five former Governors had served at IMF before becoming RBI chief, while a few others went on to work at IMF

  • NaMo continues to be most popular

    NEW DELHI : Prime Minister Modi continues to be the first choice of the nation for the top job, cruising comfortably in the middle of his term and recovering from a dip in his popularity last year, according to the latest Mood of the Nation survey released by India Today.

  • Modi bulldozing federal structure, says Mamata

    Kolkata : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday tore into Narendra Modi government, accusing it of bulldozing the federal structure and running a Presidential form of government, drawing sharp reaction from BJP.

  • Guj govt forms SIT to probe ’12 firing on Dalits

    Ahmedabad: Four years after three Dalit youths were killed in police firing in Surendranagar district, the BJP Government in Gujarat has decided to set up a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the incident, a move that came in the wake of outrage over Una dalit flogging incident. Chief Minister Vijay Rupani took the decision to constitute the three-member SIT to investigate the incident after receiving several representations from Dalit leaders, including

  • Rahul reminisces his brush with singing

    New Delhi : Showing his lighter side, Rahul Gandhi on Saturday recalled his ‘shortlived singing career’ during school days, drawing smiles all around at an event here. The reviews, however, were not too kind after he nervously belted out a song surrounded by his seniors during one of his initial days in high school and he never tried public singing again, the Congress vice president said.

  • Chetan Bhagat’s latest book breaks pre-order record!

    New Delhi : Breaking all records in Amazon’s pre-order history, bestselling author Chetan Bhagat’s latest fiction ‘One Indian Girl’ is now the leading title on pre-orders, the site has ever witnessed.