Free Press Journal
  • SC defers contempt hearing as Justice Karnan does not appear

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday deferred, for three weeks, a hearing on contempt proceedings against Calcutta High Court judge Justice C.S. Karnan as he did not appear before the court as directed.

  • Ujjain: Municipal commissioner urges strictness in razing encroachments

    Ujjain: The time limit meeting of Ujjain Municipal Corporation was held on Monday. Commissioner Ashish Singh urged the engineers to be strict while working in the field against encroachments rather than only issuing notices. The commissioner also changed the role of executive engineers and assistant engineers.

  • BMC elections: BJP confident of post-poll alliance with Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: Amidst acrimonious exchanges of words between the estranged allies, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has appointed a team of Bharatiya Janata Party ministers, who have been asked to hold post poll alliance talks with the Shiv Sena after municipal elections. A senior BJP minister said that a post poll alliance between the two parties is inevitable.

  • Sharad Pawar omitted from NCP’s star campaigner list

    Mumbai: The Nationalist Congress Party has omitted its president Sharad Pawar from its star campaigners’ list submitted to the State Election Commissioner. This move has come as a huge shock to other political leaders and parties.

  • ‘Chinnamma’ refutes allegations, says party MLAs not held captive

    Chennai: AIADMK general secretary V. K. Sasikala, Chinnamma to her supporters, on Monday said she would be staying with her party MLAs in order to show that they are not being held captive against their wishes as alleged by her rival and acting Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam.

  • SC verdict: If acquitted, Sasikala will have to prove her majority in Assembly

    New Delhi: Sasikala Natarajan (60), the AIADMK general secretary, faces a moment of judgment in her quest for power in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday at 10.30 a.m. when the Supreme Court is due to pronounce her as guilty or not in a disproportionate assets case. This relates to Rs 60-crore assets acquired by her as a shared fortune with late Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa whom she served as live-in aide for years.

  • BMC elections: Illegal encraochments have killed Dahisar’s green cover

    Mumbai: Once known for its lush mangroves, Dahisar has lost majority of its green cover soon after the wetlands were encroached by several developers and slum dwellers. With a recent rise in the population of Dahisar (around 5 lakh), the area has witnessed a rampant increase in unauthorised slums and illegal encroachment.

  • Mumbai: Conclave on women in politics

    Mumbai: The Maharastra Institute of Technology (MIT) School of Government (MIT-SOG) successfully hosted the three day conclave on National Women’s Parliament (NWP) in Amravati which was held on February 10-12.

  • Civic election: Dynastic politics in municipal polls

    NASHIK: Senior politicians, MLAs and others, who possibly wish to contest legislative elections have made way for their children in the Nashik Municipal Corporation elections. Though their dynastic politics has thrown up dissidents, election fever is on.

  • To be Truly Young

    Youth does not depend on the small number of years one has lived, but on the capacity to grow and progress. To grow is to increase one’s potentialities, one’s capacities; to progress is to make constantly more perfect the capacities that one already possesses.