Free Press Journal
  • Akhilesh re-elected SP chief for next 5 years, Mulayam missed

    Agra (UP) : Mulayam Singh Yadav and his comrade-in-arms brother Shivpal Yadav on Thursday skipped the Samajwadi Party’s national executive where Akhilesh was re- elected as the party president.

  • Housing sales fall 35 % in 8 cities: Survey

    New Delhi : Housing sales fell by 35 per cent across eight major cities in the July-September quarter this year as demand slowdown continued in the property market, says research firm PropEquity. Housing sales stood at 22,699 units during third quarter of 2017 in eight major cities as against 34,809 units in the previous quarter.

  • Firecrackers ban in NCR: SC to hear plea today

    New Delhi : With Diwali around the corner, the Supreme Court on Thursday said it would on Friday hear a plea seeking restoration of its last year’s order banning firecrackers in the Delhi-National Capital Region.

  • Tesla not to get any special treatment: Govt

    New Delhi : The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion is in no mood to ease the local sourcing norms for US-based Tesla Inc, which has been actively trying to enter the Indian market, department’s Secretary Ramesh Abhishek told a private TV channel on the sidelines of the India Economic Forum organised by the World Economic Forum.

  • Startup to make nomads – digital ones

    New Delhi : Having spent some part of his career behind the glass facade in his Mumbai offices, Darshan Gajara decided to explore a different world that would allow him greater freedom and time to pursue creative ideas while still being on the job.

  • Radhe Maa dances with Delhi cops, 2 suspended

    New Delhi : Two Delhi Police officers were on Thursday suspended after a video showed self-styled godwoman Radhe Maa dancing with some police officials in uniform and seated on the chair of a SHO in a police station.

  • Indian Energy Exchange IPO to open on October 9

    Mumbai : Indian Energy Exchange Limited’s initial public offer will open on October 9, 2017, a company release said. Price band of the offer is fixed from Rs 1,645 to Rs 1,650 per share. The offer would constitute up to 20% of the post-offer paid up equity share capital of the company, the release added. “Bids can be made for a minimum of 9 equity shares and in multiples of 9 equity

  • India’s rich get richer, Mukesh Ambani retains top slot: Forbes

    New Delhi : Reliance Industries chief Mukesh Ambani Thursday emerged as India’s wealthiest for the 10th straight year as his net worth swelled to $38 billion (nearly Rs 2.5 lakh crore) while the wealth of 100 richest rose by 26 per cent despite economic hiccups. Wipro’s Azim Premji was the distant second with a net worth of $19 billion, moving up two places from last year, while Sun Pharma’s Dilip Shanghvi slipped

  • Fissures emerge in JDU-BJP ties in Bihar

    Patna : Bihar’s ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) and its friend-turned-foe-turned-ally Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have hit some political roadblocks.

  • ‘Investment recovery to take one year’

    New Delhi : It would take at least one more year for the private sector to start re-investing in all the major sectors, Essar Group director Prashant Ruia said Thursday. Speaking at the India Economic Summit, he said huge private investment during the last 5 years has created a lot of surplus capacity”It will take another year at least for the private sector to start re-investing.”