Free Press Journal
  • City’s top law colleges cannot admit students this year

    Mumbai : Government Law College, K.C. Law College and Jitendra Chauhan College of Law are among the colleges in the city that have been placed under ‘no admission’ by the Bar Council of India for this academic year.

  • Murders by Dr Death: Forensic tests unlikely to unravel mystery

    Mumbai : Even as the skeletal remains of the four victims allegedly murdered by Dr Santosh Gulabrao Pol have been brought to Mumbai for investigations, forensic experts say that these tests are unlikely to throw any light on their cause of death.

  • BJP rakes up 1984 riots, taunts Rahul Gandhi’s logic on Sangh

    New Delhi : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday alleged that Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi was bringing down his own credibility with his critical remarks against the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and asked whether he would be able to accept the allegations that the grand old party was involved in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. Taking a jibe at the Congress vice-president, BJP spokesperson Sudesh Verma said the former says one thing in

  • Pravasi Bharatiya Divas to be held in B’luru from Jan 7

    New Delhi: The 14th edition of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) will be held in Bengaluru January 7 to 9, 2017, and around 3,000 people are likely to participate in the event, it was announced on Friday. Launching a new logo and a portal for the three-day event here, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj told a press conference that format of the annual function has been changed and the event will now be

  • PM’s call for rapid transformation

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Modi on Friday said incremental progress is not enough to meet challenges and hence “my vision for India is rapid transformation, not gradual evolution.”

  • India ranks 77th on Risk Index

    BERLIN: India has been ranked 77th on the World Risk Index topped by Island state of Vanuatu.  The report examines the role that infrastructure plays in shaping a country’s disaster risk. The Index, calculated by the University of Stuttgart, ranks 171 countries according to their risk of becoming a victim of a disaster as a result of natural hazards such as floods, cyclones, or earthquakes. The Island state of Vanuatu has been

  • Surrogacy bill takes India back to stone age: Cong

    New Delhi : The Congress on Friday slammed the government for the surrogacy bill cleared by the union cabinet two days ago, damning it as a “Tughlaqi firman” (Tughlaqi edict), taking the country back to the stone age.

  • Cross border terror hurting ties: India tells Pak

    New Delhi : With union finance minister Arun Jaitley staying from the SAARC finance ministers meeting in Islamabad, India has once again sought to convey a message to Pakistan that cross border terrorism is having an adverse impact on bilateral relations between the two hostile neighbours.

  • Mother Teresa’s birth anniversary celebrated

    Kolkata: Days before she is declared a saint by the Vatican, special masses and prayers marked Mother Teresa’s 106th birth anniversary celebrations here on Friday.

  • Manual scavenging an offence, government agencies dodge law

    New Delhi : The Railway Ministry said ‘no’ to a question in the Lok Sabha on May 4, 2016, when asked whether it is India’s largest employer of manual scavengers – sanitation workers who clear human excreta, a banned practice – disguised as sweepers.

  • 4 held in Delhi Police recruitment scam

    New Delhi: Four persons, including three Delhi Police constables, have been arrested for allegedly using forged certificates to get job in the police force, a senior official said on Friday. With the arrests, the Crime Branch have exposed a scam and busted a gang that was involved recruitment in Delhi Police and other government departments, said Ravindra Yadav, Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime Branch).

  • Equality key to matrimonial harmony: Justice Dhingra

    New Delhi: Harmony in a marital relationship can be achieved not by “worshipping husbands” but by treating each other as equals, former High Court judge Justice S N Dhingra has said. “In India, men are worshipped by their wives. They are given the stature of god. However, the most important aspect for successful relations is treating each other as equals,” Justice Dhingra said at a function here.

  • Mehbooba to meet Modi today

    New Delhi/Srinagar : Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti arrived in the capital on Friday evening and is expected to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi today to discuss the situation in the Kashmir Valley.

  • More than 8 lakh people affected by UP floods

    Lucknow: More than 8 lakh people in 28 districts of Uttar Pradesh have been affected by the flood even as fresh spell of rain lashed many parts of the state on Friday. Ghazipur received 10.2 mm rainfall, Ballia 5.2 mm and Bulandshahr 12.4 mm. “28 districts are still flood affected and relief and rescue operations are on,” Relief Commissioner’s office said.

  • Mulayam regrets joining hands with Kalyan Singh

    Lucknow : Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Friday admitted that joining hands with former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and BJP leader Kalyan Singh was a “terrible mistake”.