Free Press Journal
  • Mamata dares CBI to arrest her, TMC MPs

    West Bengal : Renewing her attack against Prime Minister Narendra Modi on demonetisation and arrest of her party MPs, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today dared the CBI to arrest her and all TMC MPs and MLAs.

  • IITs, IIMs to adopt villages, devise development steps

    Gandhinagar : IITs and IIMs will soon adopt village clusters, carry out field studies and come up with developmental solutions which could be implemented by district authorities under a unique initiative planned by the Centre.

  • High Courts alarmingly short of 44 pc judges

    New Delhi : A whopping 40.54 lakh cases are pending across the country in 24 High Courts which are also grappling with almost 44 per cent shortage of judges, at a time when the judiciary and executive are on a face-off over appointment of judges in the higher judiciary, reports PTI.

  • SC refuses to lift NGT ban on manja threads

    New Delhi : The interim ban by National Green Tribunal (NGT) on the glass-coated thread, manja, used for flying kites will continue, with the Supreme Court refusing to lift it, reports PTI. A bench of Justices M B Lokur and P C Panth said the petitioners, a group of traders from Gujarat, can move NGT for appropriate relief.

  • Centre, UP govt get NGT notice on e-waste in Ganga tributary

    New Delhi : A plea alleging illegal processing of electronic waste on the banks of Ramganga in western Uttar Pradesh on Friday led the National Green Tribunal to seek reply from the Centre and state government, reports PTI.

  • Rahul’s ‘hand’ remark: BJP wants Cong symbol cancelled

    Lucknow : The BJP on Friday lodged a complaint with the Chief Electoral Officer of Uttar Pradesh against Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and his party for allegedly violating the Model of Conduct (MCC) by “co-relating the Congress election symbol with religious figures”.

  • Tamil Nadu defies SC ban on Jallikattu

    Chennai : In a brazen defiance of the Supreme Court, Tamil Nadu politicians have come out in support of Jallikattu, encouraging people to join the traditional bull taming sport, reports IANS.

  • Transfer of SP who uncovered hawala scam stirs protests

    Bhopal : The transfer of Superintendent of Police Gaurav Tiwari, who uncovered a Rs 500 crore hawala scam in Katni district of Madhya Pradesh, has kicked up a political row in the state and an employees union has threatened an indefinite strike.

  • ‘Chai Pe Recharge’: Biker completes cashless journey

    Mumbai: On Friday Pankaj Trivedi, a professional motorcyclist completed his journey across the India without any cash and promoting cash free living at the grass roots level. Trivedi also shared his experiences and how it was not that difficult for him to convince people going cash free. Throughout this expedition, Trivedi had not use a single penny and solely relied on digital and plastic money.

  • Thane drug seizure: Pharmacy firm staff being questioned

    Mumbai: In the 19 –crore drug cartel case, the Thane police are presently recording the statements of the employees at Centaur Pharmaceuticals Private Limited at Ambernathas a part of the investigations.

  • Mumbai: Three-day Chandotsav organised in Vile Parle

    Mumbai: The chief minister of Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis,  appealed to the locals in Vile Parle east on Friday about the reign of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the state keeping the upcoming civic polls and Zilla Parishad elections in mind. Fadnavis along with Ashish Shelar, Mumbai president of BJP and Poonam Mahajan, member of parliament, visited Sundar Co-operative Housing Society in Vile Parle and encouraged the BJP supporters to emerge victorious in the forthcoming

  • Mumbai: Government conducts rally to spread awareness on electric safety

    Mumbai: The Department of Energy under Government of Maharashtra conducted a car rally on Friday to spread awareness among the masses on safe handling of power. The rally which is a part of electrical safety week kick started from Shivaji Park in the morning and completed at Tata Power’s Salsette office in Bhandup.

  • Mumbai: 22-yr-old castrated by eunuchs while sleeping’

    Mumbai: A 22-year-old man has alleged that he got the biggest shock of his life as he accused a group of eunuchs from Mahim of castrating him to make him a part of their group.

  • Surrender

    In surrender the head bends and meets the heart. The head that does not bend has no value, and the head that is stiff will have to bend sooner or later, either in surrender or in shame.