Free Press Journal
  • JNU rape row: AISA expels accused leader, demands his suspension

    New Delhi: After expelling fellow party leader Anmol Ratan, who was facing charges of rape by a student, the All India Students’ Association (AISA) president, Sucheta De, said they have also demanded that he be suspended by the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) administration.

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    Light is beyound the tunnel — T.G.L. Iyer

    In 1968, in the Mexico City Olympics, John Stephen Arkwari of Tanzania painfully hobbled into the Olympic stadium, and was the last to finish the Marathon.

  • Daily horoscope for 23 August 2016

    Aries:- Today you make resounding progress in whatever you do. Romantic relationships will be good. Go for honeymoon. Spend time with people who make you happy. Worries and anxieties must be kept aside.

  • Leather bag row: Mumbai Cops get magistrate’s nod

    Mumbai: Mumbai police on Monday got permission from the Metropolitan Magistrate to investigate the shocking incident of alleged harassment of a creative director Barun Kashyap by self-proclaimed cow vigilantes in the city. The incident earned huge brickbats on social media like twitter and facebook, where many of them raised suspicion over the veracity of the allegation made by the creative director.

  • High Court orders action on illegal Shiv Vada Pav stalls

    Mumbai: Upon being informed about hundreds of Shiv Vada Pav stalls operating illegally in the city, the Bombay High Court on Monday directed the MCGM to initiate action against these stalls, within a period of 12 weeks.

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    Wi-Fi power to 8 suburban stations in Mumbai

    Mumbai: Inaugurating various passenger amenities, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Monday briefed the media about major ongoing railway projects and informed about the futuristic plans for betterment of the Mumbai suburban section of both Western Railway and Central Railway.

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    Suresh Prabhu lays foundation for 2 new projects on Konkan Railways

    Mumbai: Minister for Railways Suresh Prabhu on Sunday laid the foundation stones for two proposed projects on the Konkan Railway route. One for the proposed Kalbani station and second for the proposed upgradation of the Goregaon Road halt station into a crossing station on the route. The proposed Kalbani station is situated between Khed and Diwankhawati stations, while the Goregaon Road halt station is situated between Mangaon and Veer stations of

  • GST bill: Assembly session on Aug 29 to ratify GST

    Mumbai: On the day Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah directed all BJP-ruled states to push the Goods and Services Tax Bill, the Maharashtra government announced that it will hold a one-day special session on August 29 to ratify the GST Constitution Amendment Bill.

  • 2017 polls: MCGM delimitation exercise dates finalised

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Election Commission on Monday finalised the dates to complete a delimitation exercise ahead of the 2017 elections to the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM).

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    Cong MLA Nitesh Rane warns of stir if toll exemption denied

    Mumbai: Congress MLA Nitesh Rane on Monday threatened to launch a stir in Maharashtra if the government fails to provide toll exemption to motorists visiting Konkan region via the Mumbai-Pune Expressway during the upcoming Ganesh festival.

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    Change with continuity

    All those who said that the economy would take a big hit should RBI  Governor Raghuram Rajan be denied a second three-year term ought to think again. Indeed, a prominent economics writer predicted an overnight flight of foreign funds in case the Government was to deny Rajan a second term. No one, just no one is, indispensable. Yes, Rajan did a good job of containing inflation and stabilising the rupee. And, belatedly,

  • Baluchistan Issue: Stable, united Pak? Not interested!

    The Pakistan military has  made a transition from being a professional army to being the instrument of an Islamic jihad against India. Today, it reflects many of the ugly facets of the Islamist radicalism that is sweeping across the world.  It is in this context that we  should read Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s expression of solidarity with the peoples of Baluchistan and Gilgit-Baltistan who are waging their own battles with the Pakistani

  • Rio Olympics 2016: A silver and a bronze are not enough

    Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Vijay Goel greeting the Indian Boxer Manoj Kumar after he defeated Petrauskas E. of Lithuania, at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil during Rio 2016

  • Atal had almost resolved Kashmir issue: Bhagwat

    Agra : The Kashmir issue was on the verge of resolution under the then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat said here but lamented that the later governments did not follow up on Vajpayee’s efforts.

  • Cong slams govt for no policy on Kashmir

    NEW DELHI : The Congress on Monday slammed the government for having no coherent policy except for engaging in mere rhetoric in handling the current volatile situation in the Kashmir valley and regretted that statements of both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley were aggravating the unrest.