Free Press Journal
  • Anguished Cong warns of negative impact on GDP

    New Delhi : Warning of a negative impact on GDP for next one year, Congress on Thursday said Modi government’s demonetisation move was more political than economic.

  • No let up in cash rush on Day 9

    New Delhi/Kolkata : Nine days after demonetisation, there was no let-up in the rush and long queues outside banks and ATMs across the country on Thursday while authorities maintained that the cash crunch situation has improved substantially and there was no panic.

  • Mumbai: State auto drivers must know Marathi, rules HC

    Mumbai: On Thursday, the Bombay High Court observed that the State government’s condition of compelling auto rickshaw drivers to have knowledge of Marathi language is ‘reasonable’.

  • Rajnath speaks to Uddhav, Sena sticks to its criticism

    Mumbai: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday spoke to Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and is believed to have conveyed BJP’s unhappiness over NDA ally participating in a march against demonestisation even as the Sena stuck to its criticism, saying it could have been implemented in a better way.

  • Has BJP scored a self goal with demonetisation?

    Lucknow : Is Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s demonetisation move turning out to be a self goal for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in poll bound Uttar Pradesh?

  • Ram Gopal back in SP, big boost for Akhilesh

    Lucknow : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav received a significant boost to his position in the Samajwadi Party and the Yadav family when his strong supporter and chief of Samajwadi Party’s think-tank Ram Gopal Yadav sailed back into the party, less than a month after he was unceremoniously expelled for six years.

  • India issues demarche to Pakistan over truce violations

    New Delhi: India has issued a demarche to Pakistan on continued violation of ceasefire along the LoC and strongly condemned increased concentration of terrorists observed across the border in the vicinity of Pakistani forward posts.

  • India and US may seal key deal on howitzers

    New Delhi: India and the US on Thursday reviewed the entire gamut of projects under the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) route as both sides look at closing key projects including the purchase of M777 howitzers, the first deal for artillery guns since the Bofors scandal in 1980s.

  • NGT pins pollution liability on builders

    The panel clarified that when work is halted due to air pollution caused by construction activity, it’s the builder who has to face the consequences, including payment of wages to labourers. (more…)

  • Zakir Naik proclaiming every Muslim should be a terrorist: MHA

    New Delhi : Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik has been extolling Osama Bin Laden, proclaiming that every Muslim should be a terrorist and claiming that if Islam had indeed wanted, 80 per cent of Indians would not have remained Hindus, government said justifying the ban imposed on his NGO IRF.

  • SC restrains Kerala ‘mission’ to kill stray dogs

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Thursday said an impression should not be created that human life has lesser value than that of a dog but stressed that stray dogs can be killed only in accordance with the Animal Birth Control Rules. “Let not an impression go out that human life is of lesser value than that of dogs. Human life is divine,” the bench of Justice Dipak Misra and Justice Amitava

  • Mumbai: 3 held for cheating contractor

    Mumbai: Three people have been arrested for allegedly duping a contractor named Sanjay Naik who wanted to exchange Rs 3 crore. According to the complainant, his friend told him that he knows a few people who know officials at ICICI and they will get the whole amount exchanged. After the contractor contacted the people his friends asked him to call, they met him at Santacruz near the bank. One of them told the complainant

  • Mumbai: Dazzling blue draws crowd to Juhu beach

    Mumbai: Nature lovers have been flocking to Juhu beach for the last two days to witness the unique sight of a blue patch of light on Mumbai’s polluted seawater. This phenomenon occurs when a large surface area of the sea is covered by a blue patch of light known as bioluminescence. This light did appear for a short while in January, but has reappeared in the last two days.

  • MP bypolls first test for BJP after demonetisation

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and state BJP president Nandkumar Singh Chauhan, former Union Minister Kamal Nath, Jyotiraditya Scindia and state Congress president Arun Yadav have addressed series of public meetings to woo voters and drum up support for their respective parties.
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  • Loving Ourselves

    In creating healthy, loving relationships with others, we need to come to terms with any part of ourselves that we feel uncomfortable with. We may have parts of ourselves that we have disowned, denied, or stuck away in some obscure corner of our psyche because we can’t stand to hang out with the uneasy feelings they generate.