Free Press Journal
  • Capital punishment in rape of minor not a permanent solution

    BHOPAL  : Women as well as girls in city welcomed the ordinance recently approved by Union Cabinet provisioning capital punishment to the convict in case of rape of girls aged 12 years and below in the state of Madhya Pradesh.

  • ‘Revenge politics’: Jaitley told to jog his memory

    New Delhi : Congress chief spokesman Randeep Singh Surjewala on Saturday asked Finance Minister and BJP leader Arun Jaitley to jog his memory on his “revenge politics” remark.

  • Aadhaar seeding must for bank A/Cs, says RBI

    Mumbai : The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has made linking of national biometric ID Aadhaar to bank accounts mandatory as part of its updated ‘Know Your Customer (KYC)’ guidelines. This, however, will be subject to the final decision of the Supreme Court on making of Aadhaar mandatory, RBI said in a circular late on Friday night. Till now, an Officially Valid Document (OVD) for address proof together with Permanent Account Number

  • Rape survivor claims she’s is being harassed by police

    Mohan Krishnan, President of National Anti-Corruption and Crime Preventive Council, said, “The victim’s medical examination was done after a delay of 21 days since there was no woman police constable at the police station. After that, till date there has been no arrests. Instead of arresting the accused in the rape case, the police are verifying the background of the victim and the financial loans given by her to the accused.”

  • HC notice to forest dept on pruning trees

    Indore : The Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court on Friday served notices to forest department principal secretary and chief conservator in case of issuing notification to free 53 species of trees from the mandatory transit pass system and asked them to file the reply in three weeks.

  • HC to Maha govt: List steps taken to implement orders on civic hosps

    Mumbai : Expressing unhappiness that its orders on providing necessary infrastructure and medical staff in civic-run hospitals have not been implemented, the Bombay High Court has sought a reply from the Maharashtra government.

  • Abu Salem’s ‘marriage’ parole rejected

    Mumbai : Gangster Abu Salem’s parole has been rejected by the Navi Mumbai Police Commissioner on Saturday. Salem had applied for parole for a period of 45 days to get married. He is presently serving a life term at Taloja jail for his involvement in 1993 Mumbai serial blasts.

  • ICC Meet: Shashank Manohar may agree for an extension

    New Delhi/Kolkata : Shashank Manohar’s extension as the chairman will be one of the key points of discussion as the member nations of the International Cricket Council (ICC) meet in Kolkata for its quarterly meeting starting today.

  • Ex-member wants COA to take charge of Maha CA

    Mumbai : An ex-managing committee member of the Maharashtra Cricket Association has written to the Committee of Administrators and wants a similar court-appointed body to run the affairs at MCA.

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    Man held for raping, killing 4-month-old girl in Indore

    Indore : A man has been arrested for allegedly raping and killing a four-month-old baby girl in Indore city of Madhya Pradesh, police said on Saturday, a day after the infant’s body was found in the basement of a commercial building here. Naveen Gadge, 25 and a cousin of the victim’s mother, was arrested late Friday night from the city, a police official said. On Friday, police had detained three-four people in

  • Cong’s two mega shows next week

    New Delhi : The Congress mounts attack on the BJP and the Modi government with two mega shows in the capital next week.

  • To empower govt  to take on fugitive  economic offenders

    New Delhi : After a Bill to deal with the fugitive economic offenders was stuck in Parliament due to daily ruckus, the government on Saturday took the Ordinance route to bring the deterrent law into force. It empowers the government to confiscate, even without conviction, domestic properties and assets of those declared as fugitive economic offenders by a special court for fleeing the country without clearing their liabilities and pay off the

  • Sunrisers Hyderabad seek to bounce back in clash against CSK

    Hyderabad : Their unbeaten run in the tournament snapped by the ‘Gayle Storm’, Sunrisers Hyderabad would look to bounce back when they take on Chennai Super Kings in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match here today.

  • Hindu Mahasabha observes fast for Modi’s good sense

    Ujjain : In a bid to give good sense to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and urging God to prevent the destruction of Hindutva and to save India from civil war, Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha activists sat on a fast here on Saturday. Special worships were also organised in various temples for the early construction of temple on Ram Janmabhoomi.

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    Court cancels arrest warrant against Salman Khan in hit-and-run case

     Mumbai : In a respite for Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, a sessions court on Saturday cancelled a bailable warrant issued against the actor, who is convicted in the 2002 hit-and-run case. The court had issued the warrant earlier this month owing to Salman’s failure in furnishing surety in the case.

  • ‘School admin took third party insurance’ Our Staff Reporter

    Indore : The insurance copies of buses submitted by the police in the charge sheet before the court on Friday make startling revelations about Delhi Public School bus mishap case. The documents indicate that school administration had taken third party risk insurance of the buses, which refrains the parents from getting compensation under Motor Vehicle Act.