Free Press Journal
  • Demonetisation a crusade against black money: PM

    New Delhi : Asserting that the government has launched a ‘crusade’ against corruption and black money by demonetisation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, sought opposition’s cooperation while his rivals called the decision ill-prepared and hasty, causing ‘economic chaos’.

  • Hike in ATM withdrawal limit to `4,000 per day put off

    New Delhi : Government has decided not to increase the ATM withdrawal limit to Rs 4,000 a day by this weekend as majority of the ATMs are yet to be recalibrated for dispensing new Rs 500 and Rs 2,000 notes.

  • PM’s mother visits bank to exchange old notes

    Ahmedabad : Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 97-year-old mother Hiraba visited a bank at her village near Gandhinagar, and exchanged her old notes as she lent her support to the demonetisation move, saying “whatever has happened is for good”, according to PTI.

  • Modi govt has turned people into beggars: Mamata

    Kolkata : Accusing the Modi government of turning the people of the country into beggars by the demonetisation move, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said she would meet President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday on the issue irrespective of whether other parties join her or not.

  • Tiwari quotes Chanakya in tweet to put down PM

    New Delhi :  Congress leader Manish Tewari on Tuesday quoted Chanakya, the great Indian philosopher and economists, to Prime Minister Modi in which he had predicted end of nation or its foolish Raja.

  • ‘Modi simply protecting his corporate friends’

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of protecting his “corporate friends” while carrying out demonetisation and sought to link him with some “big politicians” whose names had come up during a probe by CBI and Income Tax department, reports PTI.

  • No alimony in spiked notes, man sent to jail by court

    Kolkata : In a curious fallout of the demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes, a 70-year-old man was on Tuesday sent to jail for a month by a family court which refused to accept payment of alimony of Rs 2.25 lakh to his former wife in the now-defunct notes.

  • Three GST Bills top govt’s agenda

    NEW DELHI : Three Bills for implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) are listed on top of the government’s legislative agenda for the winter session of Parliament unveiled at an all-party meeting chaired by Prime Minister Modi on Tuesday evening.

  • Online harassment remains grave issue in India: Report

    New Delhi : Though internet penetration has increased in India, making it the world’s second largest internet consumer base, online abuse remains a serious issue for the marginalised groups, a new report has revealed.

  • Rumblings in Sena’s Goa unit ahead of state polls

    Panaji : The Shiv Sena in Goa appears to be facing an internal crisis, even as the elections to the state assembly draw closer, with its newly-appointed state chief Sudip Tamhankar claiming he is feeling suffocated within the party set-up.

  • Women commandos for anti-Naxal ops

    Ranchi : For the first time, CRPF has deployed a team of women commandos in anti-Naxal operations in Jharkhand. The 135 women belonging to the 232 battalion’s Delta Company are currently undertaking operations under the close supervision of CRPF’s 133 battalion in Naxal-infested forests on the outskirts of Ranchi near Khoonti area.

  • Silent film speaks for human rights, chosen for NHRC top award

    New Delhi : A short silent film highlighting, through gripping visuals, issues related to police atrocities, crimes against women and other human rights violations has been chosen for a top prize by the NHRC.

  • The Authentic Self

    When you ask someone, “Who are you?” you’ll hear a lot of them answer, “Well, I’m a mom.” “I’m a doctor.” “I’m a plumber.” “I’m a wife.” “I’m an accountant.” “I am the mayor.” “I live in Beverly Hills.” You even hear your children do it: “I’m a cheerleader; football player; honour student; troublemaker.” Both children and adults don’t answer about who they are; they answer about what they do, what their

  • Reliance Chemotex Industries’ H1 results announced

    Reliance Chemotex Industries Limited announced its un-audited financial result for the half year ended on September 30th, 2016. The company’s revenue from operations stood at Rs 14051.31 lakh. It registered export sales of Rs 9864.57 lakhs and EBIDTA of the company stood at Rs 1387.08 lakhs.

  • Emmbi Industries records 43 per cent jump in H1 2016-17 profits

    Emmbi Industries Ltd came out with a record half yearly performance in Q2’17 results declared by the company.  The PAT and EPS of the company grew by 43.05 per cent on y-o-y basis to Rs 6.25 crores and Rs 3.53 per share respectively.

  • Green bonds can potentially fund renewable energy: Report

    Mumbai : With the government setting an ambitious target of 160 GW of solar and wind capacities by 2022, green bonds can be a potential option to support the funding needs, a recent report said.Green bond is a debt instrument used to raise funds from investors and the proceeds are used only towards financing ‘green projects’.