Free Press Journal
  • Banks directed to expand banking facility in remote areas: Rijiju

    Shillong: Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Thursday said the government has directed banks to expand their facilities in the remote areas to ensure that people have easy access to the financial system in the wake of demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes.

  • All-party meeting on November 15

    New Delhi: Government has convened an all-party meeting on November 15 on eve of commencement of winter session of Parliament where issues like demonetisation, surgical strike and triple talaq are likely to come up for discussion.

  • Shayaris: Our ten most poignant picks from Ghalib to Gulzar

    Urdu is the sweetest language in world which gets so much better when heard in the form of ‘Shayaris’ (poem) and beautiful couplets. ‘Shayaris’ is the most beautiful face of Urdu language and these words comes from the heart of Shayars (poet).

  • Key features of the new Rs 2000 note

    The Reserve bank of India today lauched the new currency notes of Rs 2000. The government also announced that they will re- introduce  Rs 1000 banknotes in few months and also issue new series of lower denomination bill with security features.

  • No harassment over small deposits under demonetisation: Arun Jaitley

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said nobody would be harassed over smaller deposits — less than Rs 2.5 lakh — as people began thronging banks nationwide to exchange or deposit Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes that have been demonetised.

  • High Court rejects Bhujbal’s plea to withdraw petition against PMLA

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has declined to allow beleaguered NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal, who is facing charges in a money laundering case, to withdraw his petition challenging provisions of Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) following opposition by Enforcement Directorate.

  • Tata Sons now details Cyrus Mistry’s failures as chairman

    Mumbai: After replacing Cyrus Mistry as chairman of Tata Consultancy Services, the holding arm of the $103-billion empire issued a nine-page statement on Thursday, listing his alleged failures and hardly any contribution towards revenue growth and dividends.

  • Modi has imposed undeclared economic emergency: Mayawati

    Lucknow: Terming demonetisation decision as imposition of “undeclared economic emergency” in the country, BSP supremo Mayawati today alleged that the Modi government was diverting attention of voters in Uttar Pradesh from failures of NDA government.

  • 2017 Hyundai Creta revealed

    Hyundai has revealed a slightly updated 2017 Creta at the ongoing 2016 Sao Paulo International Motor Show in Brazil. As of now, it will be exclusive to the Brazilian market. A few days ago, Hyundai had announced that the Creta that will be sold in the Brazilian market will be different than the version available presently in the markets worldwide. In India, we believe Hyundai will introduce this updated model in 2017 since