Free Press Journal
  • Mehta, Neel crowned champs

    Mumbai : Producing strong, impressive performances, top seeds Omi Mehta and Neel Joglekar in convincing fashion clinched the girls’ and boys’ singles crowns respectively in the MSLTA-Wodehouse Maharashtra State Ranking Under-10 Tennis Tournament, played at the Wodehouse Gymkhana.

  • National title at 39, age is just a number for Anindita

    Kolkata : Life may have changed for her in the last two decades, but for mother of a 11-year-old Anindita Chakraborty table tennis has always remained permanent, especially after winning the senior national women’s team title at the age of 39.

  • SC issues contempt notice to Calcutta High Court judge

    New Delhi: In an unprecedented step, the Supreme Court on Wednesday issued a contempt notice to a sitting Calcutta High Court judge Justice C.S. Karnan for writing letters casting aspersions on several judges.

  • BMC Elections: CM Devendra Fadnavis holds first rally for BJP campaign

    Mumbai: In his first rally to campaign for the civic polls, chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday began by hitting out at alliance partner Shiv Sena. Without naming Uddhav Thackeray, the Sena president, Fadnavis indulged in a clothed attack. “Some people feel it is not an election campaign rally but an entertainment show. I don’t blame him. It is not his mistake, he is being guided by his expert team.”

  • Special court drops charges against ISIS recruit

    Mumbai: A special court on Wednesday rejected the discharge plea moved by arrested ISIS recruit Areeb Majeed. The court also dropped off the charges of ‘being a member of banned organisation’, which were levelled against him.

  • Governor to reach Chennai; Sasikala herds party MLAs

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Governor C Vidyasagar Rao will reach here today, triggering speculation about whether he will swear-in VK Sasikala after she mustered an overwhelming majority of AIADMK MLAs against a rebellious O Panneerselvam, who claimed he has their backing.

  • RBI keeps rates unchanged on policy, wants banks to make loans cheaper

    Mumbai: RBI on Wednesday kept rates unchanged citing lack of clarity on macro front post note-ban and rising inflationary threat, even as it signalled a possible end to rate-cutting cycle by shunning long-held “accomodative” stance while Governor Urjit Patel nudged banks to make loans cheaper.

  • PM Modi chides Manmohan Singh, Congress walks out of Rajya Sabha

    New Delhi: For the second day running on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi used the Parliamentary forum to address the voters in the poll-bound states, justifying demonetisation as a war against black money and corruption and chiding former PM Manmohan Singh as someone who “perfected the art of bathing under a shower with raincoat on” provoking the Congress to walk out just 12 minutes into his 70-minute speech.

  • Withdrawal limit from savings accounts to go from March 13

    Mumbai: The Reserve Bank on Wednesday said the weekly limit on withdrawal of cash from savings bank accounts will be increased to Rs 50,000, from the current Rs 24,000, from February 20, and the limit will be removed from March 13.

  • Rajyogi Brahmakumar Nikunj Ji

    If I Change, The world Around Me Will Change

    Attitude and behaviour are woven into the fabric of daily life. The present state of the world, in which we live, is what it is because of certain systems—social, political, economic, religious and others —all these woven together into a complex structure, called society.

  • Union Bank Q3 net up 34%

    Mumbai : State-run Union Bank of India reported a 34 per cent increase in net profit at Rs 104 crore in the third quarter ended December, helped by higher treasury gains and lower cost of deposits, reports PTI.

  • Vodafone-Idea merger to boost margin; credit positive: Report

    Mumbai : The proposed merger between Vodafone and Idea Cellular is a credit positive for the telecom sector and will push the combined entity’s margins up by around 3 percentage points on cost synergies, India Ratings