Free Press Journal
  • Muslims hold key to poll outcome in UP

    Lucknow : Muslim voters, who account for nearly 20 per cent of Uttar Pradesh’s population, can make or mar the electoral prospects of key political parties vying for the top slot in the upcoming Assembly elections.

  • I have nothing else but India, says Taslima    

    New Delhi: Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasrin says she had to intentionally defy all bans and threats to return to India despite being forced to leave as she has “nothing else but India”, which she hopes will encourage free thought one day.

  • JNU probe finds ABVP man guilty of assaulting Najeeb

    New Delhi : A proctorial enquiry by JNU has found ABVP member Vikrant Kumar guilty of assaulting Najeeb Ahmed during a brawl following which the latter went missing over a month ago. Najeeb (27), a student of School of Biotechnology and a native of Badaun in Uttar Pradesh, went missing on October 15 following an on-campus scuffle allegedly with the members of ABVP, including Vikrant, the night before. JNU had ordered a proctorial

  • Presumption in dowry death to be backed by cruelty proof: SC

    New Delhi: The presumption of culpability against an accused in a dowry death case under the Evidence Act would be “activated” only when there is a proof that a deceased woman had been subjected to cruelty for demand of dowry, the Supreme Court has ruled.

  • Rahul’s Italian glasses to blame for myopia: Shah

    Chandigarh : Taking a jibe at Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Sunday said the former can’t see the nation’s development under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership as he is wearing “Italian glasses”.

  • Court reserves order on booking Marans

    New Delhi: A special court has reserved its order on the issue of framing charges against former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran, his brother Kalanithi Maran and others in the Aircel-Maxis deal case lodged by CBI and Enforcement Directorate (ED).

  • Mumbai: Man arrested for killing sister-in-law

    Mumbai: One person has been arrested by the MHB police for murdering a 32-year-old woman over a property dispute. The arrested person has been identified as Nagesh Jayram Nadar (30).

  • Mumabi: Mindlessly installed hoardings on cop radar

    Bhayandar: To ensure safety of road users and plug loopholes in its advertisement mechanism, the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) has geared up to identify unmindfully installed hoardings in the city. This move comes following concerns raised by traffic cops from the Mira Road division of the Thane (Rural) police.

  • Mumbai: Mhada says sorry to HC for delaying school repair

    Mumbai: Over 350 students studying in the Greenlawns School, Worli, and their parents can heave a sigh of relief. After dilly-dallying on giving a no-objection certificate (NOC) for repairs of the school building, Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (Mhada) has given an apology and undertaking in the Bombay High Court to give the go-ahead for the work.