Free Press Journal
  • Electoral bonds way to legalise political corruption: CPI-M

    NEW DELHI: The CPI-M, which has already challenged electoral bonds in the Supreme Court, on Saturday termed this method of political financing a way to legalising political corruption and a resort for trade-offs between political parties and corporates.

  • Road construction begins at Premchhaya Parisar

    Ujjain : Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) have demolished the wall of Premchhaya Parisar and started road construction. On Saturday, the UMC began demolishing the front portions of 15 houses in Shrinath Parisar. The road from Premchhaya Parisar to Mastram Akhada will be made 12 m (50 feet) wide and from Mastram Akhada to Bhatgali, 9 m (40 feet) wide.

  • Maldives shuts Parliament,  resists order to free dissidents

    Male (Maldives) : Maldivian authorities on Saturday announced an indefinite postponement of parliament as President Abdulla Yameen’s regime resisted international pressure to comply with a landmark Supreme Court order to free political prisoners.

  • Row over Kerala Speaker’s Rs 50k specs

    Thiruvananthapuram : A controversy has erupted over Kerala Assembly Speaker P Sreeramakrishnan purchasing a pair of spectacles for nearly Rs 50,000 and getting the amount reimbursed from the cash-starved state exchequer. The information about the costly glasses emerged on Saturday morning, a day after the presentation of the CPI (M)-led LDF government’s 2018-19 Budget which advocated stringent financial discipline to tide over the crisis.

  • India looks to take advantage of S Africa’s injury woes

    Centurion : A buoyant India will look to cash in on South Africa’s injury woes, compounded by the loss of captain Faf du Plessis, when the two sides meet in the second ODI here on Sunday.

  • Meeting of municipal corporation lawyers

    Ujjain : A meeting of municipal general administration committee was organised in which discussions regarding the strengthening of the corporation’s side during court proceedings were discussed with lawyers of corporation.

  • 8-yr-old drowns in well

    Indore : An 8-year-old boy was killed in Rau area on Saturday. Sources said he jumped into a well for swimming and drowned. Police have sent the body for autopsy to district hospital and started investigation.

  • Release of controversial Republican memo fuels Trump and FBI distrust

    Washington : The bitterness between Donald Trump and the FBI has intensified after the release of a controversial Republican memo, with the president calling it a “disgrace” while the agency’s chief pledging to defend his agents.

  • Man killed over Re 1 in Thane

    Thane: A 54-year old man from Kalyan town here was killed after a quarrel over Re 1, police said on Saturday. The incident took place late on Friday night when the victim, Manohar Gamne (54), went to buy eggs at a neighbourhood shop in Rambaugh, said Thane police PRO Sukhada Narkar. Gamne allegedly paid Re 1 less to the shopkeeper which led to an argument between the two. The shopkeeper abused the

  • Haryana: 3 held for assault on Kashmiri students

    Chandigarh: The Haryana Police on Saturday arrested three people for allegedly assaulting two Kashmiri students in Mahendergarh town in south Haryana.

  • Yuqi to meet Chen in men’s final

    New Delhi :China’s Shi Yuqi and Chinese Taipei’s Chou Tien Chen entered the men’s singles final of the Yonex-Sunrise Dr. Akhilesh Das Gupta India Open 2018, a part of the HSBC BWF World Tour 500, in contrasting fashion here on Saturday.

  • President Kovind, PM Modi congratulate team

    New Delhi : President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday congratulated the Indian Cricket team after it defeated Australia by eight wickets on Saturday to lift the ICC U-19 World Cup.

  • Football more about offensive execution: Atletico’s Simeone

    Majadahonda (Spain) : Atletico Madrid head coach Diego Simeone on Saturday said that offensive execution was a bigger factor in winning football games than the teams’ style of play or which squad spends more or less time in attack.