Free Press Journal
  • C S Karnan petitions Governor for bail

    Kolkata : Former Calcutta High Court judge C S Karnan, jailed on an order of the Supreme Court, has moved a petition before the governor of West Bengal seeking bail or parole.

  • 1% GST on e-commerce put off

    New Delhi : Just five days ahead of the new Goods and Services Tax (GST) roll-out, the Government on Monday deferred 1% tax collection at source (TCS) by the e-commerce companies and tax deducted at source (TDS) by the central or state governments or their agencies and the local authorities.

  • GM dealers to go for peaceful protest at Jantar Mantar today

    MUMBAI : After General Motors (GM) India has abruptly decided to stop the sales of their Chevrolet branded cars, the dealers of GM have decided to hold a peaceful demonstrate at Jantar Mantar today to protest against the Detroit automaker. At present, there are around 140 showrooms across India and provide employment to 15,000 people.

  • Excited to keep investing, growing in India: Amazon CEO

    MUMBAI : American online retail giant Amazon, which has committed investments to the tune of $ 5 billion in India, will “keep investing and growing in India”, its chief Jeff Bezos has said.

  • Lupin founder- Chairman Desh Bandhu Gupta passes away

    New Delhi : Founder and Chairman of pharma major Lupin, Desh Bandhu Gupta passed away on Monday morning in Mumbai. Gupta (79), founded Lupin in 1968 and created a global pharmaceutical major with a presence in over 100 countries. He is survived by wife, four daughters and a son.

  • Oxford University students want ‘elitist’ gowns banned

    London : Oxford University students are demanding scrapping of “elitist” scholars’ gown worn by under-graduate students with scholarships or better scores, saying the garments make some students feel “inferior”.

  • ‘Vedanta’s dream has just begun; to invest $6-7bn’

    New Delhi :  Working on creating a natural resources giant anchored in India, Vedanta’s dream has only just begun and it will invest USD 6-7 billion on expanding overall capacity in 3-4 years, metals and mining baron Anil Agarwal said.