Free Press Journal
  • Look-out circular against Rohini Ashram founder

    New Delhi: The CBI on Monday told the Delhi High Court that a look out circular has been issued against Virender Dev Dixit, who allegedly kept girls and women confined at an ashram founded by him in the national capital.

  • Corporate tax to fall once sops end: FM

    NEW DELHI : Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Monday that corporate tax rate can be brought down to the promised 25 per cent only after all the exemptions given to the industry have ended.

  • Have evidence against Tytler: Akali Dal

    New Delhi : The Akali Dal on Monday claimed of having a CD in which Congress leader Jagdish Tytler is admitting his role in 1984 anti-Sikh riots. The party demanded the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to arrest Tytler for the same.

  • Hotel Leela loses plea, told to pay Rs 258 crore to AAI

    NEW DELHI : The Sureme Court on Monday dismissed an appeal by Hotel Leela Venture and asked it to pay Rs 258 crore to the Airports Authority of India (AAI) as royalty for possession of its property near Mumbai International Airport.

  • Cryptos feel the pinch as India, China tighten noose

    NEW DELHI : The government plans to regulate cryptocurrency exchanges to keep track of transactions conducted there, a top finance ministry official said on Monday.

  • Suzuki Q3 profit jumps 68%

    Tokyo : Japan’s Suzuki Motor on Monday announced a 68 per cent jump in operating profit in the third quarter due to ongoing growth in automobile and motorcycle sales in India, its biggest market, as well as in Europe and at home.

  • US rules out post-Brexit membership of EU customs Union

    London : British Prime Minister Theresa May’s office was on Monday forced to categorically deny any prospect of the UK staying within the EU Customs Union after Brexit.

  • SC castigates Delhi civic authorities

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Monday castigated Delhi’s civic authorities for “keeping their eyes closed” and waiting for disaster to happen, questioning the DDA on its proposals to change the city’s Master Plan 2021.

  • RIL, BP venture to start gas imports, names new CEO

    NEW DELHI : BP and Reliance Industries are likely to soon start joint import of LNG into India as they look to step up marketing of natural gas to meet demand of the growing economy, a top official said on Monday.

  • Priests decorate deity with churidhar, get suspended

    Nagapattinam (TN) : Two priests at a temple in Mayiladuthurai were suspended for decorating the main deity of the goddess in churidhar with sandalpaste, going against ‘agama’ traditions.  The priests on February 2, an auspicious day in Tamil month of Thai, did the sandalwood decoration. Encouraged by the positive response they got to one done in Gujarati style on January 26, another propitious day. But the move backfired after a photo of

  • Jodhpur to screen ‘Padmaavat’ for HC judge

    Jaipur : Jodhpur will become the first city in Rajasthan to allow a special screening of controversial period drama “Padmaavat”, in the state on Monday.