Free Press Journal
  • Rotomac owner Vikram Kothari flees India after taking Rs 800 crore loan

    Kanpur: Just when the Nirav Modi jigsaw is falling in place, the parent company of Rotomac Pens has been accused of inflicting a ‘bad debt’ of more than Rs 800 crores on State-run banks. And if reports emanating from Kanpur are to be believed, he has ‘fled’ and the banks have no option but to attach his properties.

  • Dalit protests across Guj, Jignesh Mevani detained

    Ahmedabad : Dalit leader and Gujarat lawmaker Jignesh Mevani was detained by  police here on Sunday along with nearly 100 others while staging demonstrations in protest against death of Dalit activist Bhanubhai Vankar.

  • Cong to NDA: Bring out white paper on banking system

    New Delhi : The Congress on Sunday alleged “fraudsters” were linked to the “highest echelons” of the BJP-led NDA and urged the government to bring out a white paper on the banking system which it said had witnessed scams involving over Rs 61,000 crore in the last five years.

  • Democracy is BJP’s core value: Modi

    New Delhi : Asserting that the BJP and its forerunner Jana Sangh had since Independence led all agitations held in national interest, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said democracy is the party’s core value which enables it to take along allies successfully.

  • Kamal meets Rajini, says calling on people he likes

    Chennai : Ahead of the launch of his political party next week, actor Kamal Haasan on Sunday called on his long-time friend and co-star Rajinikanth at the latter”s residence triggering much curiosity among observers.
    However, that the two will be traversing different political paths became clear when Rajinikanth told journalists that “In cinema, his style has been different and my style has been different. In politics also, his style will be different and

  • Murder: CPI-M workers surrender

    KANNUR (Kerala): Two CPI(M) activists on Sunday surrendered to the police in connection with the recent killing of Youth Congress leader Shuhabib at Mattanoor in the district, police officials said here.

  • Bhuvi’s fiver helps India to 28-run win over Proteas

    Johannesburg : A brilliant all-round show helped India beat South Africa by 28 runs in the first Twenty-20 International (T20I) at the New Wanderers Stadium here on Sunday.

  • School shooting survivors call for tough gun laws in Florida

    Miami : Survivors of a deadly shooting at a Florida high school that killed 17 students and teachers, have called for tougher gun laws in the country and urged voters to kick out lawmakers who oppose the move, the media reported.

  • Indian eves go down in 3rd ODI against S Africa

    Johannesburg : India’s middle-order collapsed after a fiery start as South Africa won the third Twenty20 International by five wickets to keep the five-match series alive, here on Sunday.

  • US President backs FB exec’s tweet to deny Russian collusion

    Washington :  To dismiss claims of Russian collusion with Donald Trump’s campaign, the US President has leaned on a tweet by a top Facebook executive who said the main intent of the alleged Russian meddling was to divide America, not electing Trump. “The main goal of the Russian propaganda and misinformation effort is to divide America by using our institutions, like free speech and social media, against us. It has stoked fear and hatred

  • Brandishing drone piece, do not test Israel, Netanyahu tells Iran

    Munich : Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Tehran over aggressions by what he called Iran and its “proxies” in Syria, while showing what he claimed was a piece of an Iranian drone shot down in Israeli airspace.

  • Damani clinches Snooker title

    Mumbai : Brijesh Damani of Indian Oil emerged triumphant defeating Sourav Kothari of ONGC by a stunning 7-1 margin in a best-of-13 frame final of the Rs 12.25 lakh prize-money CCI All India Open Snooker Championship 2018, and played at the CCI’s Wilson Jones Billiards Room on Sunday evening.

  • England wins battle, Munro ensures Kiwis win the war

    Hamilton : An aggressive Colin Munro belted New Zealand into the Twenty20 tri-series final against Australia despite England claiming their final round-robin match by two runs in Hamilton on Sunday.

  • Israel arrests Palestinians planning attack on def minister

    Jerusalem : Israel arrested six Palestinians suspected of planning attacks targeting Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman and other Israelis in the occupied West Bank, security agency Shin Bet said on Sunday.

  • Judiciary and military have become my enemies: Sharif

    Lahore : Pakistan’s ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday accused the country’s judiciary and powerful military of “conspiring” against him and asserted that he was not “afraid” of them.  Speaking at a big rally in Punjab’s Sheikhupura district, the 67-year-old Sharif said both the judiciary and military had become his enemies and want to take revenge against him.  “They have become my enemies and they want to take revenge against me.