Free Press Journal
  • Ex-SC judges believe use of torture is prevalent in criminal justice system

    In the report – “Matters of Judgment” – a study on the criminal justice system and death penalty in India, one of the judges said he was in dismay when during an event at the National Judicial Academy, Bhopal, he found out that the majority of the participating judges were of the view that the truth behind a crime would not come out unless the police had the power to torture.

  • Delays: Rly sends 33 lakh SMSes in a month

    New Delhi: Railways has sent out more than 33 lakh text messages to passengers alerting them of their trains being delayed for over an hour since it launched the service last month.

  • Unravelling the capital gains tax

    It hurts to pay tax on capital gains. A major part of these gains is due to endemic inflation. In terms of real money value, the actual gains may be negative and yet taxed. Moreover, the tax provisions related with capital gains are too much entangled and complicated. This is an attempt to unravel these provision for our readers.

  • BCCI SGM: Members set to debate new FTP, Kochi compensation

    New Delhi : The newly chalked Futures Tours Programme (FTP) and the hefty compensation of Rs 850-crore to defunct IPL franchise Kochi Tuskers Kerala will be discussed extensively when BCCI’s Special General Meeting is held here on Monday.

  • Ockhi: Death toll climbs to 40,67 fishermen return to Kochi

    Thiruvananthapuram :The death toll in the Ockhi cyclone in Kerala rose to 40 on Sunday with the recovery of two more bodies even as the search operations to trace the missing fishermen entered the 10th day.

  • Graft cases against Congress leaders will be reopened: Yeddy

    Bengaluru: BJP Karnataka president B S Yeddyurappa on Sunday said cases against Congress leaders who have been given a clean chit by the Anti-Corruption Bureau would be reopened if the party came to power after the assembly polls due next year.