Free Press Journal
  • Don’t expect big salary hikes this yr

    New Delhi : India Inc’s salary hikes in 2017 are projected to be at an eight-year low as per a survey by Aon Hewitt, which noted that the average pay hikes will be 9.5% across industries. It was 10.2% in 2016. The lowest projected hike was 6.6% in 2009 during the global financial crisis.

  • Kinship with LoP may cost Assembly deputy speaker dear

    BHOPAL : The brother-in-law of former chief minister Arjun Singh and Assembly deputy Speaker Rajendra Singh may lose his position because of Ajay Singh being appointed as the leader of opposition. Being the uncle of Ajay Singh and hailing from the same Vindhya region Singh could be removed from the post and the responsibility could be given to someone else.

  • Indrani Mukerjea asks for bank statements

    Mumbai : Prime accused in the Sheena Bora murder case Indrani Mukerjea, lodged at jail, has reportedly asked her lawyer to get her three copies of State Bank of India statements of her accounts in New Delhi and Mumbai.

  • Won’t align with Congress at any cost, says CM

    Mumbai : The BJP will not have a post-poll understanding with the Congress in the BMC and not abandon the transparency agenda, its plank in the civic polls, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday said. “We will take along those who come with us, but proceed without those who don’t come with us,” he said, addressing a rally at the state BJP office.

  • ‘No consortium of companies allowed to stage ceremony’

    Mumbai : The Supreme Court appointed Committee of Administrators (COA) today made it clear that no consortium of event management companies will be allowed to pitch for opening ceremony bidding clarifying the payment patterns.

  • Doctors go on strike over assault on colleague by patient’s kin

    Ujjain : Paediatric doctors remained on strike in the city till Saturday noon to protest against manhandling with a doctor Rahul Gupta and nursing staff by kins of a deceased newborn. After the assurance given by SP MS Verma, doctors called-off the strike in the late evening.

  • Lord Mahakal decked in Sehra look

    Ujjain : On the second day of Mahashivratri lord Mahakal appeared in Sehra look early in the morning. Sehra  look of Mahakaleshwar remained till 12 noon and then Bhasma was offered to lord Mahakal and the devotees were seen fascinated by Sehra look of lord Mahakal.

  • Trump slams FBI for failing to stop leaks to media

    Washington : President Donald Trump on Friday launched an unprecedented attack on the FBI for not being able to stop the leak of classified information and said it could have a “devastating effect” on the US.

  • Model’s mobile No. sold to adult site, case lodged

    Mumbai : A high-profile model, 23, has lodged a complaint at Malad police station against unknown persons who allegedly uploaded her personal number and photograph on an adult website. She started getting calls as she has been branded a ‘call girl’ on the site.

  • Rabbits to blame for another near miss

    SpiceJet flight had to abort take-off as an Indigo plane could not clear the runway due to presence of rabbits on Ahmedabad airport

  • BJP’S victory celebrations even before polling

    New Delhi : The Bhartiya Janata Party on Saturday tried to create an atmosphere in its favour before 51 Assembly constituencies going to polls in Uttar Pradesh in the fifth phase on Monday by turning the last day of its campaign into the victory rallies to celebrate its superb success in the elections in 10 municipal corporations in Maharashtra.

  • Sell stents only at new prices, Government to hospitals

    New Delhi : No action will be taken against hospitals under the scanner for overcharging on stents if they refund the money to patients before receiving a demand notice, drug price regulator NPPA said.

  • Noorie Khan arrested for staging dharna

    Ujjain : All India Congress Committee member Noorie Khan usually does not miss any chance to remain in media’s lime light, on Saturday she staged a Dharna on floating stage in the middle of the river Kshipra early in the morning. Later on, at around 12 noon the Central Kotwali police arrested her under Section 151 of the Cr.P C.

  • Attacker bites off man’s nose in road rage

    New Delhi : In a case of road rage, a 29-year-old man was allegedly attacked by three men who not only thrashed him but one of them also bit off his nose in north Delhi’s Lahori Gate area.