Free Press Journal
  • New players get one more step closer

    Mumbai :  Insurance regulator Irdai has cleared different levels of licences to a host of new players in the insurance industry in non-life and reinsurance spaces in its recently held board meeting. However, not a single licence was cleared by the insurance regulator for any player on life space as it didn’t receive any such application this time, sources told PTI.

  • Get environmental clearance online from now

    New Delhi : Citizens of Mumbai and 13 states, including Goa, Gujarat and Maharashtra, need not run around any longer for the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) clearances for any construction along the seaside as Environment and Forest Minister Anil Madhav Dave on Wednesday launched a web portal for grant of such clearances.

  • PM calls for gender equality

    New Delhi : In his message, Prime Minister Narendra Modi appreciated indomitable spirit, determination and dedication of Nari Shakti (Women Power).

  • Haryana BJP divided?

    Legislator claims some MLAs think they are ‘avatars’ of Vishnu

  • Spectre of hung Assembly looms over UP

    Lucknow : The iconic dialogue — picture abhi baaki hai, mere dost — from Shah Rukh Khan’s Bollywood movie ‘Om Shanti Om’ could well describe the current poll scenario in Uttar Pradesh where a hung Assembly is a possibility. Even before the counting of votes is taken up on March 11, pollsters do not discount chances of a fractured verdict after the seven phases of polling that came to an end yesterday

  • Real action in parliament to begin only from Tuesday

    The Lok Sabha may also carry out any significant business on Thursday as the Opposition is armed with questions on many issues, including the complaints of ill-treatment by the Army and BSF personnel on the social media.

  • Bihar government reminds PM of `125,000 crore promise

    Patna : RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Wednesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, terming him a “liar” who had promised Bihar a “fakeage” not package, after an RTI query revealed that the bounty of Rs 1.25 lakh crore announced by Modi during a poll campaign for the October 2015 assembly elections was still awaited.

  • Start celebrating Men’s Day: Maneka to Kejri

    New Delhi : There should be one day dedicated to men, Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi suggested to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

  • Uri attack: NIA releases 2 Pak suspects, to go back

    New Delhi : The NIA on Wednesday handed over to the army two Pakistani youths whom it had arrested in connection with the last year’s terror attack on a military base in Jammu and Kashmir’s Uri that had killed 19 soldiers.

  • March 31 deadline for life certificate to get pension

    Aadhaar number is not required if a member of the pension scheme having less than 10 years of service chooses to withdraw the money by making an application in Form 10-C.

  • SEBI goes all digital; allows participants to make digital payments

    New Delhi : Sebi has notified new norms to give an option to market intermediaries and companies to make their regulatory payments in digital mode. The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has amended various regulations to enable the market participants to make payments to it through digital mode as well.

  • Over 83% vote in Manipur Election

    Imphal : Colourfully decked-up men and women came out in huge numbers to mark their democratic choice, as over 83 per cent votes were cast amidst tight security in the second and final phase of the Manipur Assembly polls on Wednesday.

  • In UP, many try luck from behind bars

    Lucknow : Come polls and many jail birds land in the poll arena in Uttar Pradesh. While there are many musclemen who are trying their luck in the ongoing state polls from behind the bars, there are others who are supporting their kin from behind the prison walls.

  • Snowfall, rain continues in Kashmir, NH closed

    Srinagar : Cold wave conditions were on Wednesday renewed in Kashmir Valley as intermittent snowfall and rains lashed some parts for the second day, prompting authorities to suspend traffic on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway.