Free Press Journal
  • Raj govt’s move to amend law on probing babus flayed

    Jaipur : The Rajasthan government’s move to amend a law on probing public servants has met with large-scale criticism, with politicians and rights bodies terming it as unconstitutional and a move to shield corruption.

  • HC to police: Don’t cast aspersions on characters of victims & complainants

    Mumbai : Police should refrain from casting aspersions on the character of victims, complainants or their families while probing a case, the Bombay High Court has observed. A bench led by Justice SC Dharmadhikari, in a recent order, said that a police official must display sensitivity and maturity to ensure that his or her actions do not affect a citizen’s dignity and reputation.

  • Kin of 39 Indians missing in Iraq to undergo DNA test

    Amritsar : Families of all 39 Indians who went missing in Iraq three years ago have been asked to undergo DNA tests for unspecified reasons. “All of us have been asked to undergo DNA test; don’t know why. We are very nervous,” Gurpinder, the sister of Manjinder, who is one among the 39, told ANI. In 2014, 39 Indian labourers, mostly from Punjab, were reportedly taken hostage by ISIS when it overran

  • Youth held, three stolen two-wheelers recovered

    Indore : A youth was arrested by Chandan Nagar police with three stolen two-wheelers on Saturday. The accused was reportedly stealing vehicles to fulfil his needs and desires.

  • RSS worker shot dead

    Ghazipur : An RSS worker was on Saturday shot dead by bike-borne assailants here and his brother suffered a bullet injury while trying to save him, police said.

  • Youth held for coning on pretext of providing jobs abroad, role in films

    However, what Jerry told police was something appeared to be more of a tragedy in the making. According to him, four years ago, he wanted to study abroad and even tried to sell his land for  Rs 8 lakh to pursue his dream. However, things turned when he had to abandon his dream after his family members cancelled the sale and move to Mumbai to find an alternative

  • Modi wants peace with Pak but not at security cost

    Washington : Prime Minister Narendra Modi cannot “pursue peace” with Pakistan in a way that “cuts his own security”, a top Trump administration official has said, asserting that it is in the interest of Islamabad to build confidence with New Delhi to restart commercial ties.

  • Rahul Kumar is Bhopal SP

    BHOPAL  : The state government, on Saturday, transferred three IPS officials. Mandla SP Rahul Kumar has been appointed as SP, Bhopal (South). R S Deharia, commandant, 36th battalion, SAF, Balaghat has been posted as SP, Railways, Jabalpur. Rakesh Singh, SP, Railways, Jabalpur will be the new SP of Mandla.

  • CM & Court’s stand forces union leaders to withdraw ST strike

    Mumbai : Though the strike of the State Transport drivers, conductors and workers was withdrawn by the unions late on Friday night, it was the decision of the Bombay High Court and Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis’ stand that actually forced them to revoke the decision of indefinite strike. Fadnavis refused to have a dialogue over the alleged arrogance of the union leader and the HC declared the strike illegal, leaving the unions

  • Meeting Dalai Lama major offence, China warns world

    Beijing : China on Saturday warned that it would consider as a “major offence” if any country or foreign leader hosts or meets the Dalai Lama as it deems the Tibetan spiritual leader a “separatist” trying to split Tibet from it.

  • US lawmakers calls for ‘tangible actions’ against Myanmar’s military

    Washington : A bipartisan group of 21 American Senators have called for sanctions against Myanmar and suspension of military aid in the wake of more than 500,000 Rohingyas fleeing to neighbouring Bangladesh due to alleged human rights violations by the security forces.

  • Senior RSS pracharak dies at 94

    Mohali : Senior pracharak of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and former organisational secretary of the Bharatiya Kisan Sangh, Thakur Sankata Prasad Singh, passed away after a prolonged illness. He was 94.

  • Metro VII pier on WEH bends causing panic

    MUMBAI: The ongoing construction work of the Metro 7 (Andheri east to Dahisar east) line on the Western Express Highway (WEH) faced a mishap as a portion of iron rods tilted on Saturday afternoon. The reinforcement piers of the metro pillar near Aarey junction bent towards the service road but there were no casualties.

  • Don’t want to lose due to mistakes: Brazil U-17 coach

    Kolkata : Brazil coach Carlos Amadeu on Saturday said that his team has all bases covered ahead of their crunch FIFA U-17 World Cup quarter-final clash against Germany and the last thing he wants is the team to lose because of their own mistakes.

  • IIFM students opt to work for rural masses

    BHOPAL : Students at Indian Institute of Forestry Management, one of the premier institutes in forestry management, have proved that money does not matter specially when it comes to working for development of society. What matters more is job satisfaction and to see that society progresses. Free Press brings you what a section of IIFM students have to say. Excerpts

  • City’s fake claim to top position in redressal of land revenue cases

    Ujjain : Senior officials of Ujjain division have claimed that the Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan had appreciated them for redressal of (land) revenue cases, since the division had come on top in such matters. Ironically, no ‘particular’ appreciation was made by the State government or from any quarter in Bhopal.

  • Only PM can announce Guj polls: Cong

    New Delhi : With the Election Commission yet to declare the Gujarat Assembly election date, senior Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram taunted that Prime Minister Modi will announce the date at his last rally in the state.