Free Press Journal
  • Supreme Court on Sardarji jokes: Can’t play moral guardian

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court expressed its inability to issue directions to regulate jokes about the Sikh community, observing courts cannot “lay down moral guidelines” for citizens and doubting their enforceability if they were to do so.

  • ISI plotter in Kanpur train accident arrested in Nepal

    In January, Bihar police arrested three criminals from Motihari – Moti Paswan, Uma Shankar Patel and Mukesh Yadav – and informed central agencies about their links with ISI agent Huda and the Ghorasahan and the Kanpur incidents.

  • Manohar Parrikar draws flak in Rajya Sabha over nuke use policy

    New Delhi : Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday preferred to maintain silence in the Rajya Sabha on Congress MP Shantaram Naik, supported by nine other MPs, accusing him of changing India”s nuclear doctrine by debunking the policy of “no first nuclear use.”

  • Pakistan intruder shot dead by BSF in Pathankot

    Pathankot : BSF shot dead a Pakistani intruder along the Indo-Pak International Border in Bamiyal sector here, the same area from where terrorists had infiltrated last year to attack an IAF base.

  • 26/11: Missing fishermen declared dead

    Navsari : A court here has declared dead three fishermen onboard Kuber boat who were presumed to have been killed by Pakistani terrorists who carried out the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack.

  • Yoga teacher rapes US woman in Goa taluka, held

    Panaji : A 32-year-old American woman was allegedly raped by a 38-year-old yoga teacher under the pretext of giving her a “tantrik massage” in Pernem taluka in the coastal state, police said today.

  • Sufficient PoIs given, Jio unable to activate them, says Airtel      

    New Delhi : Amid the ongoing tussle between Bharti Airtel and Reliance Jio over call connectivity issues, Airtel on Tuesday claimed it has provided adequate capacity to Jio to serve over 190 million customers, but the latter has not been able to activate and utilise it.

  • Trump faces major legal test over his travel ban

    Washington : As President Donald Trump is set to face a major legal test over his travel ban on citizens from seven Muslim-majority nations, the White House on Tuesday ruled out any possibility of withdrawing the order and exuded confidence of winning the case.

  • Indian economy projected to overtake US by 2040, says a PwC report   

    New Delhi :  The global economic order is expected to shift from advanced to emerging economies over the next few decades, and by 2040 India could edge past the US to become the world’s second largest economy in purchasing power parity (PPP) terms, says a report.

  • Arun Jaitley to address RBI, Sebi boards on Feb 11

    New Delhi : Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will address the boards of the RBI and markets regulator Sebi on February 11 and discuss various financial sector reforms announced in the Union Budget 2017-18.

  • N Chandrasekaran elected as Chairman Tata Steel Board

    New Delhi: N Chandrasekaran, chairman designate of Tata Sons and currently the CEO and Managing Director of Tata Consultancy Services, was on Tuesday  elected as Chairman of Tata Steel Board.

  • PSU bank scrips, SUTTI holding may be part of second CPSE ETF

    New Delhi : The Finance Ministry is considering including shares of public sector banks and government’s shareholding in erstwhile PSUs in the second CPSE Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) which it plans to launch next fiscal.

  • RBI’s admirable role saved rupee from becoming unstable: NITI

    New York : The RBI played an “admirable role” in bringing “incredible” stability to the rupee in the face of demonetisation and global upheavals like Brexit and the US elections, NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya has said.

  • Poll reforms are under consideration: Centre

    Ministry of Law and Justice has constituted a task force to examine the recommendation and form a roadmap for its implementation, Govt tells HC

  • For woman’s sake, communicate!

    A call from TAC and AAAI to the creative industry to deliver a communication to mitigate violence against women