Free Press Journal
  • Indore: Illegal parking: By the people, for woes of people

    Indore: The traffic prone zone spanning from Khatipura area to Sanjay Setu, suffers more inconvenience due to illegal parking along the road side. People park their vehicles defying every possible norms and human sensitivity without giving a least thought to the trouble it may cause to the flowing traffic as well as fellow commuters.

  • Bombay High Court

    Mumbai: Setback for government in regulating denatured spirits

    Mumbai: In a setback to the Maharashtra government, the Bombay High Court has struck down certain provisions of the ‘Bombay Denatured Spirit Rules’ by which the state wanted to regulate the possession, use, sale, import and export of denatured spirit and ethanol.

  • Election Commission drops show cause notice to Rahul Gandhi but mum on PM Modi’s conduct

    Gandhinagar: The Election Commission has withdrawn a notice it served to Congress president Rahul Gandhi for an interview that he gave just before the second phase of voting for Gujarat elections. The commission said based on a Congress appeal, it has formed a panel to examine whether changes should be made to the model conduct rules which come into effect before elections.

  • Law needed to bar PM Modi from canvassing: Shiv Sena MP, Sanjay Raut

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Sunday called for a law that would bar the prime minister and chief ministers from participating in election rallies. In an article in Sena mouthpiece ‘Saamana’, he said comments have been made about Prime Minister Narendra Modi  “jumping into muck”, adding that the Centre had become a “factory of elections”. “There were comments made about the prime minister during the Gujarat polls. All this happened because

  • Maharashtra: Health Minister Dr Deepak Sawant admits file to regularise contractual staff disappeared from his office

    Nagpur: The public health ministry has admitted that the file to regularise contractual staff working under Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme (RNTPC) disappeared from their office. However, Health Minister Dr Deepak Sawant informed a committee of commissioner that a National Health Mission (NHM) has been appointed on June 5, 2017, to consider how to regularise these contractual staffs and to accommodate in government jobs permanently.

  • Congress sweeps civic polls in Punjab

    Amritsar: The ruling Congress has secured a thumping majority in the three municipal corporations of Amritsar, Jalandhar and Patiala, where polling were held earlier in the day, while counting in the remaining seats are still underway. Besides the three municipal corporations, 32 municipal councils and nagar panchayats in Punjab went to polls amidst security.

  • Maharashtra: Shiv Sena tones down BJP-bashing after 2 MLAs get ministerial berths

    Nagpur: The Shiv Sena members in upper and lower houses have seemingly toned down their criticism of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) during the ongoing winter session in Nagpur after two of its chief whips, one each in the Upper and Lower House, got the status of a cabinet minister’s rank.

  • 14 days on, California wildfire rages

    Los Angeles : More evacuations were ordered in southern California as a wildfire that has been burning since December 4 raged on.

  • Rajnath attacks Rahul; says BJP dousing fire lit by Cong

    Bengaluru : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday hit out at Rahul Gandhi for accusing the BJP of spreading hatred and violence in the country, saying it was his party which is dousing the fire lit by the Congress.

  • Destructive Dhawan delights

    Spinners ensure India win by 8 wkts to seal 8th successive ODI series victory

  • US Jerusalem decision: UNSC mulls resolution

    The resolution stresses that Jerusalem is an issue to be resolved through negotiations and expresses  deep regret at recent decisions concerning status of Jerusalem, without mentioning Donald Trump’s move

  • Sindhu goes down fighting in Super Series Final thriller

    Dubai : India’s P V Sindhu suffered yet another final loss, going down fighting against World No. 2 Akane Yamaguchi of Japan in a pulsating women’s singles summit clash of the Dubai Super Series Final here on Sunday.

  • Aus charges N Korea ‘spy’

    SYDNEY: The Australian Federal Police (AFP) have arrested a Korean-born man living in Sydney for allegedly acting as an economic agent for North Korea in Australia in a bid to broker sales and discuss the supply of weapons of mass destruction.

  • Sushil Kumar, Sakshi Malik win gold at Commonwealth

    New Delhi : Double Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar made a glorious return to the international arena by clinching a gold medal at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championships in Johannesburg, South Africa on Sunday.

  • ‘Ban on condom ads on TV would undo decades of progress’

    New Delhi : The government order asking television channels not to air condom advertisement between 6am and 10pm is poised to undo decades of progress on sexual and reproductive health, health groups have said and advocated against such decisions.