Free Press Journal
  • Congress fields PCC chief Jakhar in Gurdaspur bypoll

    New Delhi : The Congress on Wednesday declared its Punjab unit chief Sunil Jakhar (63) as the party candidate for the October 11 Lok Sabha by-election, caused by the death of film star-turned BJP MP Vinod Khanna.

  • Mamata appoints axed GJM leader as GTA head

    Kolkata : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday announced the formation of a nine-member board of administrators, headed by ousted Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leader Binay Tamang, to run the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA), reports IANS.

  • 78 days’ bonus to railway staff

    New Delhi : The Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared productivity linked bonus equivalent to wages of 78 days to nearly 12.30 lakh non-gazetted railway employees, ordering its payment this month itself before the festive season of Dussehra/Puja holidays.