Free Press Journal
  • Markandey Katju

    I was on verge of being impeached: Katju

    New Delhi : Former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju says he was on the verge of being impeached when he was in the Allahabad High Court in 1992 after he ordered the reinstatement of a teacher whose appointment was cancelled by school authorities in Uttar Pradesh.

  • 1,500 junior doctors’ job offers withdrawn in a major goof-up in the UK

    London : In a major goof up, up to 1,500 junior doctors in the UK who were offered posts as registrars have had their job offers withdrawn, with authorities blaming human error for the mistake that has left many emotionally and financially stressed.

  • Indian parents prefer to adopt girls; Maha leads

    New Delhi : Nearly 60 per cent of children adopted in the last six years were girls across states in India, led by Maharashtra which also recorded the highest number of adoptions in recent years, government data showed.

  • Adult couple can live together without marriage: SC

    New Delhi : An adult couple has a right to live together without marriage, the Supreme Court said, while asserting that a 20-year-old Kerala woman, whose marriage had been annulled, could choose whom she wanted to live with.

  • Iran warns US it would regret quitting N-deal

    Tehran : Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that if the United States quits the nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers then Washington would regret it “like never before”.

  • ‘McCain does not want Trump to attend his funeral’

     Washington : Senator John McCain, 81 and battling brain cancer, has made clear he does not want President Donald Trump to attend his funeral, US media reported on Sunday.

  • Every day, more than 5 women raped in Delhi

    New Delhi: More than five women were raped every day in the national capital in the first three and a half months this year, according to the Delhi Police statistics.

  • Dogs kill six kids in 5 days in UP’s Sitapur

    Sitapur: A 10-year-boy was mauled to death while another was injured by stray dogs on Saturday in two separate incidents which are the latest in a series of attacks that have claimed lives of six kids in five days and left this district terrorised, officials said on Sunday.

  • Mittal raises stake in Essar bid

    Dunkirk (France): Steel tycoon LN Mittal on Sunday said he would be surprised if ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest steelmaker, will not be eligible to participate in the bid for Essar Steel.

  • Naxals armoury reloaded with Rambo arrows, rocket bombs

    New Delhi : Naxals have developed some lethal and crude ammunition like Rambo arrows, topped with gun powder, and improvised rocket bombs as part of their new armoury to be used on security forces, says a new report.

  • PNB eyes 11% growth this fiscal

    New Delhi : Fraud-hit Punjab National Bank (PNB) aims to grow its total business by 10.8 per cent and close the current fiscal with to Rs 12 lakh crore on the back of increased focus on CASA mobilisation.

  • ED files PMLA case in UCO Bank loan fraud

    New Delhi : The Enforcement Directorate has registered a case of money laundering in connection with an alleged Rs 621-crore loan fraud involving UCO Bank, officials said on Sunday.

  • Selling shares? Remember to apply FIFO

    We receive a number of queries on the subject of computation of capital gains with respect to shares/mutual fund units. And as per our archives, the last time we had written on this topic was well over two years ago. Hence a reiteration or revisitation of the basic principles involved is quite due.

  • Dish TV lines up Rs 1,700-cr capex

    New Delhi : Dish TV, which has completed its merger with Videocon d2h, plans to invest around Rs 1,700 crore as capex in the current fiscal and strengthen both the brands across India, top officials said.

  • Ministry to decide on Idea’s 100% FDI proposal: Prabhu

    New Delhi : The telecom ministry is the competent authority to take the final call on Idea Cellular’s proposal for infusing 100 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) in the company, Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu has said.