Free Press Journal
  • Modi asks ministries, depts to go cashless

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed all ministries and departments to switch to online transactions or cheque mode and at the same time ensure downstream payments, including by contractors to labourers, go cashless too.

  • Civil Aviation Ministry to file FIR against pilot

    New Delhi : Civil Aviation Ministry on Friday said it will take legal action including filing an FIR against the pilot who flew a private chartered jet to Dimpaur with a passenger carrying Rs 3.5 crore in the scrapped high value notes.

  • Lalu compares Modi to Uncle Podger

    New Delhi : Bihar politician and RJD supremo, Lalu Prasad Yadav, in his latest barb on demonetisation,  has accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of playing “Uncle Podger” from Jerome K Jeromes 1889 comic novel ‘Three Men in a Boat.

  • Tagore’s Nobel medal theft: Baul singer held

    Kolkata : A ‘baul’ singer has been arrested for his alleged involvement in the theft of Rabindranath Tagore’s Nobel Prize medal in 2004, a CID officer said here on Friday.

  • Indore: Two houses burgled in Anjani Nagar and Nagin Nagar

    Indore: Thieves broke into a house in Anjani Nagar and decamped with booty worth thousands. According to the police, the theft occurred in the house of Prakashchand Khendelwal. At the time of theft the family was not at home and their neighbour informed them of the break-in. A check revealed that the thieves stole 4 silver glasses, plates, bowls, spoons, two idols, 20 coins along with diamond ring, mangalsutra, camera, etc. In

  • Rajnath fears attempts to derail state elections

    “We have to keep strict vigil against external extremist elements who may try to create disturbance. There may be attempts to disturb law and order through vicious political campaigning.” (more…)

  • Court intervenes as Nagas threaten ‘total shutdown’

    Imphal : The Manipur High Court on Friday directed the Director General of Police, the Chief Secretary and others to beef up security measures along the two national highways, which are the lifelines of Manipur amid the Nagas threatening a “total shutdown”.

  • SC turns down plea for SIT on pay-offs to VIPs

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Friday declined to entertain, for now, a plea seeking an SIT probe into allegations of pay-offs to influential public functionaries, including the then Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, saying the material placed before it was “zero”.

  • Sonia, Priyanka holidaying in Shimla resort

    Shimla : Congress party President Sonia Gandhi, along with daughter Priyanka and her children are holidaying on the outskirts of Shimla.

  • Actor Dhanush is our son, claims a Tamil Nadu couple

    Chennai: Tamil film superstar Rajnikanth’s son-in-law Dhanush, a popular actor (hero of the Hindi flick Raanjhanaa) himself, is caught in a bizarre situation with a court summoning him based on an elderly couple’s claim that he is actually their son.

  • Indore: Alertness of residents works wonder here

    Indore: The MIG police jurisdiction has high crime rate and majority of crimes are chain snatching and defrauding elderly persons by fake police. However, the number of these crimes dropped to almost nil but thefts continue to cause a concern to the residents despite increased police patrolling.

  • Sena teams up with RSS rebel’s outfit to take on BJP in Goa

    Panaji : Goa Suraksha Manch (GSM), led by rebel RSS leader Subhash Velingkar, and Shiv Sena, on Friday, formally sealed their alliance to take on the ruling BJP in upcoming Legislative Assembly elections in the state. This is the first time that Uddhav Thackeray-led party is fighting Goa polls in an alliance with local party.

  • SC bans stocking, sale of firecrackers to curb Delhi pollution

    New Delhi: In a stern action to curb air pollution during the ongoing wedding season, the Supreme Court on Friday suspended the licenses of all firecracker sellers in Delhi and National Capital Region with immediate effect till further orders.

  • Indore: Fresh announcements create fear among people

    The Ahilya Chamber of Commerce and Industry told Union Minister Piyush Goyal that regular change in announcements is creating fear among people and traders. The chamber handed over a memo to the Union Minister in this regard on Friday. He was in the city to participate in a rally organised by the BJP. In the memo, the Chamber has appreciated denometisation of high value notes. This is essential to strike on black

  • Child trafficking busted: CID recovers 10 babies in Bengal

    Kolkata: The human trafficking racket busted by the CID on Friday took a new turn with sleuths recovering 10 babies from an old age home and exhuming bodies of two infants from the campus of an NGO, besides seizing foreign currency from an accused in the case.

  • Children of Mountain Man still without a home!

    Bihar : Children of the Mountain Man – Dashrath Manjhi who constructed a road by cutting Gehlor hills for 22 years (1960-82), individually reducing the distance between two blocks of Gaya district Atri and Wazirganj from 55 kms to 15 kms – are still without a roof in Gehlor village.

  • Indore: Talk on team building at Indore Management Association

    Indore : The Indore Management Association-(IMA) student chapter organised a ‘CEO Talk’ on topic ‘Team Building’ here on Friday. Speaker for the session was Satendra Tiwari, Plant Manager at CNH Industry.