Free Press Journal
  • SC no to declaring marriage without bride’s consent void

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to declare that a marraige performed without the woman’s consent was void as it issued notice on a plea by a Karnataka woman seeking annulment of her marriage.

  • Mary in final; 3 boxers in semis

    Gold Coast : The indomitable M C Mary Kom (48kg) stormed into the finals and was on course to deliver India’s maiden Commonwealth Games gold in women’s boxing, while Vikas Krishan (75kg) along with two others entered the men’s semifinals, here on Wednesday.

  • Rabri, Tejashwi ‘return’ state security, slam CM Nitish Kumar

    Patna : Bihar government has withdrawn the Bihar Military Police (BMP) guards posted at the 10 Circular road bungalow of the RJD president Lalu Prasad who is currently undergoing treatment at AIIMS, Delhi in judicial custody.

  • Housing and health schemes upgraded for journalists

    Mumbai : In a bid to reward journalists for their work, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has introduced number of schemes which is related to health, housing, life insurance etc. He announced that the state will raise the cashless treatment limit of journalists under health and accident group insurance scheme to Rs 4 lakh.

  • Shuttlers carry their form into singles

    Sindhu, who sat out of the gold-winning team campaign because of an ankle injury, took just 18 minutes to oust Fiji’s Andra Whiteside 21-6 21-3 in her first match of the competition.

  • Once strong backers, civil society now turns against Trinamool after violence

    Kolkata : A section of West Bengal’s civil society, which had years back strongly backed then opposition Trinamool Congress to unseat the erstwhile rulers Left Front, on Wednesday lashed out against the Trinamool for using “rampant muscle power” to prevent the opposition candidates from filing nominations for next month’s Panchayat polls.

  • Scout-Guide symbol of discipline and sense of service: Patel

    Bhopal : Governor Anandiben Patel on Wednesday addressed the 25th Scout-Guide rally and Investiture Ceremony. In her address, she said that the success of government’s welfare schemes and programmes are assured with the support of Scout-Guide.

  • Indian Eves face Oz test semifinals

    Gold Coast : Confident it may be after bouncing back in style but the Indian women’s hockey team faces a humongous task when it takes on world number five and favourites Australia in the semifinals of the Commonwealth Games here today.

  • Bassein Catholic Co-Op Bank achieves yet another milestone

    Having achieved status of ‘Excellent Urban Co-Operative Bank’ from Konkan region and honoured with the ‘Sahakar Bhushan’ award of Maharashtra Government, Bassein Catholic Co-Op. Bank crossed yet another milestone by recording Rs 10,135 crore business mix during the financial year ended on March 31, 2018. To show the financial progress of the bank it organised a press conference in its Head Office at Papdi, Vasai. Chairman Onil John Almeida and other dignitaries

  • Procurement of gram, masoor and mustard till June 9 on MSP

    Bhopal : Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday chaired review meeting of procurement and given instructions that gram, masoor and mustard will now be procured on minimum support price in state till June 9. Earlier the procurement period was April 10 to May 31.

  • On the mat: Gold Rush expected as wrestlers begin campaign

    Gold Coast : A gold rush is anticipated when India’s star-studded wrestling line-up begins its campaign at the Commonwealth Games, the opening act featuring no less than defending champion and double-Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar (74kg) here today.

  • OMCs’ scrips plunge on price cut buzz

    Mumbai: Shares of oil marketing firms plunged on Wednesday, as reports claimed the government had asked fuel retailers to absorb a hike of up to Re 1 per litre in fuel prices. Despite swift denials by Indian Oil Corp, Bharat Petroleum Corp and Hindustan Petroleum Corp, the shares of these companies fell up to around 7 per cent. Hindustan Petroleum Corporation scrip plunged 7.57 per cent, Bharat Petroleum Corporation 7.42 per cent

  • Soccer shockers

    Roma sends Barca home