Free Press Journal
  • Britannia fined for biscuit packets with less weight

    Ahmedabad : A consumer court here has slapped a Rs 25,000 fine on Britannia Industries for selling biscuit packets weighing less than what was printed on them. The Ahmedabad branch of Consumer Dispute Redressal Forum also asked the company to deposit the amount with the Consumer Welfare Fund.

  • Sisodia calls IAS officers’ association ‘khaap panchayat’, demands action against officers

    New Delhi : The simmering row between the Delhi government and its bureaucrats on Wednesday refused to die as Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia shot off a terse letter to Lt Governor Anil Baijal, equating the IAS officers’ association with a “khaap panchyat”, and attacked him for “backing” its “fatwa” to boycott official meetings with AAP ministers.


    New Delhi : A trial court’s endeavour to hurriedly examine 22 out of 24 witnesses in a day in a case of murder and attempt to commit unnatural sex with a 14-year-old boy has come for a severe criticism from the Delhi High Court, which dubbed it as a classic example of “justice hurried is justice buried”.

  • China’s ocean observation station at Maldives not a submarine base: Media

     Beijing : An upcoming Chinese ocean observation station in the Maldives, not far off from the Indian coast, has neither a military application nor meant to be a submarine base, according to Chinese analysts.   China and the Maldives had signed a protocol to build the joint ocean observation station during the visit of Maldives President Abdulla Yameen here in December last.

  • HC reserves order on plea of disqualified AAP MLAs

    NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday reserved its order on 20 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs’ plea challenging their disqualification in office-of-profit case.

  • BJP leader accused of ‘killing’ 9 students, admitted in hospital

    Patna : BJP leader Manoj Baitha, who was evading arrest since Saturday, surrendered before the Minapur police in the wee hours. Manoj who is accused of mowing down nine school children, has been admitted in Patna medical college hospital here as he had suffered multiple injuries after the accident.

  • Old guards dominate Rahul’s teams for AICC plenary

    New Delhi : The old guards dominate seven teams constituted by Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday for the AICC plenary session to be held here from February 16 to 18, with very few positions to his young brigade.

  • Manjhi leaves NDA, joins Grand Alliance

    Patna : Former chief minister of Bihar and Hindustani Aam Morcha (secular) president Jitan Ram Manjhi on Wednesday quit the NDA and joined grand alliance led by Lalu Prasad.