Free Press Journal
  • Stage set for GES and all eyes on Ivanka

    Hyderabad : The stage is set for the eighth Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), kicking-off in Hyderabad on Tuesday, with focus on women entrepreneurs, and all eyes on US President Donald Trump’s daughter and advisor Ivanka Trump. Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Ivanka Trump will inaugurate the three-day event themed around “Women First, Prosperity for All”. Being held at the Hyderabad International Convention Centre (HICC) in Hitec City, the Information Technology hub,

  • Ex-soldiers freed from Indian jail, families relieved

    London : The families of six former British soldiers lodged in a Tamil Nadu jail expressed “sheer relief” after an Indian court acquitted them over an illegal weapons charge on Monday.

  • Centre withdraws Lalu’s ‘Z+’ NSG cover

    Patna/New Delhi : The Centre has withdrawn Lalu Prasad Yadav’s ‘Z+’ VIP security cover of NSG commandos, evoking an angry reaction from the RJD chief and his sons, who accused the NDA government of hatching a “conspiracy” to frighten him.

  • UK, Irish split on border as key Brexit deadline nears

    London : Britain will decide on the Irish border issue only once talks about its post-Brexit arrangements with the European Union are under way, trade minister Liam Fox reiterated on Monday.

  • Now, Lalu’s son tirade vs PM

    PATNA: In the wake of the Centre’s decision to scale down the Z-Plus security of his father Lalu Prasad Yadav and withdrawing of National Security Guards from his Bihar leader’s protection, former Bihar cabinet minister, Tej Prasad Yadav said, “This is a conspiracy to get him (Lalu) murdered, but we will give a befitting reply to them (the Centre).”

  • ‘Complicit’ chosen as Dictionary.com’s word of the year

    New York : Russian election influence, the ever-widening sexual harassment scandal, mass shootings and the opioid epidemic helped elevate the word “complicit” as Dictionary.com’s word of the year for 2017. Look-ups of the word increased nearly 300 per cent over last year as “complicit” hit just about every hot button from politics to natural disasters, lexicographer Jane Solomon told The Associated Press ahead of today’s formal announcement of the site’s pick.

  • Delhi journos fail Sangh bid to capture Press Club

    Journalists frustrated an attempt by RSS-linked fraternity’s attempt to capture the Press Club of India, voting back the ruling group for the second successive term,

  • Bribery in name of judges: Order reserved on plea for SIT inquiry

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Monday reserved order on a plea filed by a non-government organisation seeking SIT probe headed by a former Chief Justice of India to probe matters in the alleged bribery case in the name of judges.

  • Monk, who initiated Ambedkar into Buddhism, critically ill

    Lucknow : The condition of 90-year-old Buddhist monk Pragyanand, who gave “diksha” to Bhim Rao Ambedkar continues to be critical, doctors at the King George’s Medical University (KGMU) said here on Monday.

  • Kargil records coldest night

    Srinagar: Kargil in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir experienced the coldest night of the winter so far as the mercury there witnessed a steep fall and settled over 10 degrees below the freezing point, even as most places in the valley continued to record sub-zero minimum temperature, reports PTI.

  • AAP IS MIFFED WITH IT NOTICE OVER DONATIONS

    New Delhi : The Aam Aadmi Party was on Monday served a notice of Rs 30 crore by the Income Tax department over donations received by it, a move Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal dubbed as the “height of political vendetta”.

  • Provide separate vehicles to women judicial officers: HC

    New Delhi : The Delhi High Court on Monday expressed grave concern over safety and security of women judicial officers of subordinate judiciary and asked the city government to ponder over providing separate vehicles, instead of car pooling, to them, reports PTI.

  • ‘Executive-judiciary rift not good for democracy’

    Govt must realise that judiciary has a role and they can ask questions to executive.  Judiciary also needs to introspect and try not to interfere in the arena  , exclusively meant for executive Dushyant Dave Senior advocate.

  • Crew members of US ship freed

    Chennai: The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Monday set free the 35 crew members of MV Seaman Guard Ohio as the prosecution failed to prove its charge that the ship and its crew were in the Indian waters with unlicensed arms, said an advocate.