Free Press Journal
  • 15-day parole for VK Sasikala after husband Natarajan dies

    Chennai : M Natarajan, a key unofficial power centre and political lobbyist in Tamil Nadu, better known as the husband of V K Sasikala, the jailed aide of late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, died at a private hospital in Chennai in the early hours of Tuesday. He was 75. In October last year, he had undergone a liver and kidney transplant when allegations were levelled that his family had got the brain-dead

  • No plans to withdraw or amend AFSPA, says Govt

    NEW DELHI: The government has no plans to withdraw or amend “the Armed Forces (Jammu and Kashmir) Special Powers Act, 1990”, which gives the security forces immunity and special rights in carrying out operations in disturbed areas, Union minister Hansraj Gangaram Ahir said on Tuesday, reports PTI. Ahir, however, said in the Lok Sabha that a proposal is under consideration to make the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 more operationally effective