Free Press Journal
  • Delhi hit-and-run case: Police arrest businessman

    New Delhi: A 27-year-old businessman was today arrested in connection with the Mercedes hit-and-run case in which a 17-year-old boy was killed in Delhi’s Paschim Vihar area.

  • Check out Tata Nexon Geneva edition

    Tata Motors showcased its first compact SUV, the Nexon at the 2016 Auto Expo in New Delhi last year. The upcoming compact SUV has already been spotted testing in the country and is expected to be introduced by the end of this year with prices likely to hover around the Rs 7 lakh mark. Tata already revealed the engine specifications and few other details of the Nexon in 2016. However, now, the Indian

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    India’s sugar output to drop by 19% this year

    New Delhi, India’s sugar output is expected to go down by almost 19 per cent this year, following anticipated poor crop yield in drought-affected states of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

  • Bhopal train blast: ‘ISIS affiliated terrorists sent pictures of pipe bomb to Syria’

    Bhopal: Assuring concrete proof that the terrorists responsible for the Bhopal-Ujjain passenger train blast were affiliated with the ISIS, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan stated that after placing the pipe bomb in the train, the terrorists had then proceeded to send the pictures to Syria.

  • Women’s Day 2017: Against all odds

    Advocate Varsha Deshpande’s sting operations against doctors and hospitals that carry out sex determination tests have resulted in many convictions. She has been fighting the battle for equality and justice for women, and is now focusing on preventing child marriages and creating a political movement against the sale of liquor in villages, says Dharmesh R Vats

  • Women’s Day 2017: Enabling, empowering and employing women

    The CSR initiatives of most of the companies today are proving to be major driving forces in women empowerment. Vidyottama Sharma writes about three such companies that are creating enabled communities of women.

  • Women’s Day 2017: Where giving is a way of life

    Aditya Birla Group wears its heart on its sleeve. Each of its companies in the country, and abroad, is busy taking up projects to empower women and change lives under its CSR activities. Vidyottama Sharma comes back impressed.

  • Women’s Day 2017: The story of self-reliance

    SEWA, a 46-year-old trade union for women, is today a case study for national and international governing bodies. This large family of self-employed women today runs 3200 Self Help Groups, 110 cooperatives, 15 economic federations and three manufacturing companies, says Prafull J Sharma

  • Women’s Day 2017: The silent revolutionary

    A visit to Phule Wada, Jyotiba and Savitribhai Phule’s residence in Pune City changed Archana Vaidya’s life. Instead of taking up a job, she decided to work for the women living in the slums of Pune. Dharmesh R Vats speaks with the Founder of Krantijyoti on her vision, struggles and plans for the future

  • Women’s Day 2017: Kalyanmayee- The crusader of change

    A paradigm shift by harnessing the synergies has brought about perceivable dimensional changes in the instituition which has taken noticeable initiative for the benefit of society, says Anjali Mohapatra, All India President, Kalyanmayee-AAIWWA

  • Women’s Day 2017: Mother of orphans- Sindhutai Sapkal

    Sindhutai Sapkal has adopted over 1200 orphaned and abandoned children over the last 42 years. She still travels from place to place sharing her life’s tragic story. At the end of her speeches, she spreads the loose end of her sari and asks for alms to feed and educate her children. A recipient of over 750 awards, she has still not received any government grant,  says Vidyottama Sharma

  • Women’s Day 2017: Working for the betterment of all, says Ramdas Athavle

    On the occasion of Women’s Day, Ramdas Athavle, the Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, in an interview with Neeta Kolhatkar, spells out the plans and schemes to encourage women especially of SC, OBC and Dalit communities to become entrepreneurs and go beyond the daily grind of a job. Athawle shares the new efforts for other sections too who need empowerment and welfare

  • WikiLeaks releases hacking tool details of CIA

    Washington: WikiLeaks today released what it termed as the biggest-ever leak of confidential documents from the CIA, claiming the America’s premier spy agency partnered with foreign intelligence agencies to turn TVs and smartphones into weapons for surveillance.

  • Women’s Day 2017: Lijjat’s legacy, nation’s pride

    A tiny dream of a tiny group of women is today an enviable story of a company that has an annual turnover of Rs 6.50 billion. If small beginnings can become international case-studies and provide livelihood to thousands of women, then Lijjat Group’s story must come at the top, says Khushboo Tiwari

  • Women’s Day 2017: Warrior of the weaker sections

    Ashatai Landge has been on a mission to change lives of women for the better for over three decades now. Given her legal prowess, women feel comfortable discussing their problems with her, writes Nidhi Gupta