Free Press Journal
  • Maharashtra, State streamlines norms, sale of flats, maharashtra government, real estate

    Delhi ranks 7th in world’s expensive premium office sites: JLL

    Mumbai: Delhi has emerged as the world’s seventh most expensive location for premium office rents, a recent survey said. According to a study by JLL, Delhi’s rents are more expensive than San Francisco, Dubai and Washington DC whereas Mumbai at 16th position scores higher than Los Angeles, Singapore and Paris.

  • Bombay High Court

    Bombay High Court issues notices to Centre, CAG on PIL over GST compensation act

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today issued notices to the Centre, Maharashtra government and the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India on a petition challenging the constitutional validity of laws facilitating various kinds of cess under the Goods and Services Tax regime.

  • Gujarat Assembly Election Results 2017: BJP loses PM Narendra Modi’s hometown to Congress

    Ahmedabad: Although the BJP retained power in Gujarat, it lost the Unjha assembly constituency in Mehsana district, which includes Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s hometown Vadnagar, to Congress. Congress candidate Asha Patel defeated BJP nominee and sitting MLA Narayan Patel with a comfortable margin of over 19,000 votes to win the Unjha seat. The 79-year-old BJP veteran had defeated Asha Patel (40) in the 2012 assembly elections.

  • ED fails to ensure Vijay Mallya’s presence, tells court about steps

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate today told a Delhi court that despite its efforts, it could not ensure presence of fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya before it to face trial for allegedly evading summons in a FERA violation case. The agency informed Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Deepak Shehrawat about steps it had taken, including sending summons to Mallya’s office and residences and publishing notices in various newspapers about the notice seeking appearance in the matter.

  • Government spent Rs 970 crore on ads in 2016-17

    New Delhi: The government has spent around Rs 970 crore on advertising through the Department of Audio Visual Publicity (DAVP) in 2016-17, the Rajya Sabha was informed today.

  • Tale of two states: Gujarat trumps over Himachal Pradesh on NOTA votes

    New Delhi: Gujarat voters have emerged to be twice as likely to reject all candidates in the fray, compared to their counterparts in Himachal Pradesh, with over 5.5 lakh in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state opting for the NOTA (None of the above) button.

  • Gujarat Assembly Election results 2017: BJP celebrates win with mushroom cake; watch video

    After putting Himachal Pradesh in its kitty, BJP is all set to rule Gujarat once again. Celebrations kicked in for the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP). The BJP leaders and workers hit back at Congress as it strode to yet another win in Gujarat Election results 2017, but in a unique way. Delhi BJP spokesperson Tejinder Bagga distributed a mushroom cake to celebrate party’s victory in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh.

  • Gujarat polls results are morale booster for Congress: Ashok Gehlot

    New Delhi: The Congress on Monday said Gujarat Assembly elections results are morale booster for the party. Speaking at a press conference here, Congress leader Ashok Gehlot said the Congress’ performance in Gujarat was commendable as it was a win for party president Rahul Gandhi’s issue based campaign.

  • Government maintains no data related to cryptocurrencies: Minister

    New Delhi: The government does not maintain any data related to virtual currencies such as Bitcoin, Minister of State for Finance Pon Radhakrishnan said today. In a written reply to the Lok Sabha, Radhakrishnan also said a committee constituted by the Department of Economic Affairs to take stock of the present status of virtual currencies in India and globally has submitted its report. The panel had asked to examine existing global regulatory and legal structures governing virtual currencies and suggest the

  • Mumbai Shop Fire: Visually impaired woman raises alarm, saves a few lives

    Mumbai: A visually impaired woman ended up saving a few lives when she alerted her son in the nick of time as a major fire broke out at a farsan shop in suburban Saki Naka-Kurla area in the wee hours of morning today. Twelve others, mostly workers sleeping in the shop located at Makaria Compound on the Khairani road, died in the blaze.

  • Militants storm Kabul spy training centre

    Kabul: Militants stormed an intelligence agency training facility in Kabul on Monday, officials said, triggering intense fighting with police in the latest Islamic State group attack to hit the Afghan capital.