Free Press Journal
  • ‘Reconsidering Joseph’s name will be a violation of procedure’

    New Delhi : A day before the Supreme Court collegium examines the Government’s return of its recommendation to promote Justice KM Joseph to the apex court, All India Bar Association on Tuesday asserted that reconsideration of his name will be “clear violation of the memorandum of procedure (MoP).”

  • HC flays FIIT-JEE for not settling IIT topper’s `5 cr suit

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has pulled up renowned coaching institute FIIT-JEE for not willing to settle the claims of an IIT-joint entrance exam topper, who has sought damages of over Rs 5 crore from the institute for allegedly misusing his name and achievements in its promotional advertisements. Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw was hearing the suit filed by 2009 IIT-JEE topper Nitin Jain seeking Rs 5.85 crore as damages from the

  • Abu Dhabi fire: Indian family of eight rescued

    Abu Dhabi: An Indian-origin family has been rescued after a fire in their residential complex here, officials said. The fire broke out in the complex in Abu Dhabi’s Navy Gate area late Saturday. All the residents, including the Indian-origin family of eight, were rescued due to the intervention of the Civil Defence members, the Khaleej Times reported on Tuesday. Saju George John, his wife Kochumol Mathew, their four children and his elderly

  • Vinesh Phogat wants medal, history in 2020 Olympics 

    New Delhi : It’s still a good two years away but recently-crowned Commonwealth Games (CWG) champion wrestler Vinesh Phogat can’t stop herself from obsessing over the Olympics as she is not just chasing a medal to make up for the Rio heartbreak but also a little piece of history for herself.

  • Habitations without power not census villages: Govt

    New Delhi : The Government on Tuesday clarified that most of the villages reported in the media as not having electricity are actually habitations, hamlets, dhanis, majras and tolas and not the census villages.

  • 94% villages electrified before Modi, says Chidu

    New Delhi : Former Union Finance Minister and Congress leader P Chidambaram ridiculed Prime Minister Modi for trying to take false credit for electrifying all villages in the country.