Free Press Journal
  • Red Fort

    Bhopal: Historians, architect alarmed over Corporate takeover of iconic Red Fort

    Bhopal: From the time of its inception in 1639, to the ‘Tryst with Destiny’ historic speech by country’s first prime minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on August 15, 1947, the Red Fort has borne the marks of time and watched centuries of change that swept through the country. The name, since then, is attached to India and her soul.

  • Bhopal: Students struggle with hassles at Atal Bihari Vajpayee Hindi University  

    Bhopal: The students of Atal Bihari Vajpayee Hindi University find hassles at every step starting from admission to reference books to issuance of marksheets. The university has not issued identity cards to the students. Some of the students who requested anonymity said that rely on a photocopy of the bank challan of the fees to prove their association with the university.

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    SC checkmates ex-CMs on govt housing

    It is heartening that the Supreme Court has struck down a provision in the UP Ministers (Salaries, Allowances and Miscellaneous Provisions) Act which allowed former chief ministers to retain their official accommodation for life. The provision had been brought through an amendment by the erstwhile Akhilesh Yadav government of the Samajwadi Party by steamrollering it through the State Assembly.

  • Bombay High court, Mumbai, shortage of police escort, escort, police,

    Bombay High Court: Not producing undertrials violates their right to fair trial

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court recently took cognizance of the issue pertaining to shortage of police escort parties to produce undertrials before a court and its impact not only on the inmates but also on the trial altogether. The HC also noted the fact that most often the police escorts are deployed on some other duties, which delays the court proceedings.

  • Foes turn friends while jockeying for power

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi had electrified the Gujarat electoral campaign in the last stages of the Assembly elections there and wrested the advantage over the Congress. Likewise, in Karnataka, which is heading for a prestigious battle on May 12, Modi’s fiery oratory and charisma seem poised to wipe out the purported lead that the Congress had gained.

  • Mumbai, Mhada, builders, Real eastate, defaulters, action against 42 builders

    Mumbai: MHADA to take action against 42 builders for non-payment of Rs 118 crore rent

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) has decided to blacklist at least 42 builders who constructed transit camps and failed to transfer them back to the housing authority. The housing body is yet to recover at least Rs 118 crore of the outstanding amount in rent which is to be paid by the builders to MHADA. Out of the 42 builders, the housing authority has already taken action again

  • Making online purchases less risky

    How many of you find it most convenient to buy your groceries and vegetables online? I do. But I have also realised that I end up spending hours, sometimes, for the so-called convenience of buying from home. It takes time to compare products, sift through the different weightages and figure out whether the many ‘offers’ and discounts flashed at you are genuine or a problem.

  • Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal to sell entire stake to Walmart

    In a news that would shake up the business world, Flipkart’s co-founder and chairman Sachin Bansal will sell his entire stake to Walmart amidst reports that the US retail giant has almost finalised the much-anticipated deal with the e-commerce company, as per a financial daily.

  • Coolie clears civil services, thanks to railway WiFi

    New Delhi: Being surrounded by books is a matter of habit for civil services aspirants, but Sreenath K, a coolie who cleared the written test of the Kerala Public Service Commission, the preparation is just about his phone and earphones as he goes about his job.

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    Sonam Kapoor–Anand Ahuja Reception: Shah Rukh Khan, Anil Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor, Ranveer Singh set the stage of fire; watch inside videos

    Sonam Kapoor has officially become Mrs Ahuja now and we can’t help but choke on emotions. After stunning us as the quintessential Punjabi bride, she looks ravishing in the Anamika Khanna ensemble. Whoa, if we can’t stop staring at her…how do we blame Anand Ahuja for falling helplessly in love with her every time he looks at her? He too is not any less charming. So, in

  • Mumbai: Metro work adds to desilting of nullahs

    Mumbai: In a point of order raised by Opposition leader Ravi Raja, all the BMC corporators on Tuesday raised a stink over the ‘Nullah Safai’ the civic body has been undertaking over the years. The corporators also alleged in the meeting that although they have begun de-silting operations, Metro work will add to the problems this monsoon.

  • UK, Vijay Mallya, London, Fugitive tycoon, British Assets, family's lavish residences, Vijay Mallya on his assets

    Vijay Mallya loses UK case, Banks can now recover Rs 10,000 crore

    London: Absconding tycoon Vijay Mallya has lost a major lawsuit in UK. It was filed by Indian banks which are seeking to collect more than $1.55 billion in claims, reports CNN IBN. Significantly, the judge also refused to overturn a worldwide order freezing Mallya’s assets and upheld a Karnataka debt tribunal’s ruling that a consortium of 13 Indian banks were entitled to recover funds amounting to nearly Rs 10,404 crore from the

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    Maharashtra government wants Babus to speak in Marathi in Mantralaya

    Mumbai: The BJP government led by Devendra Fadnavis seems to have taken the adage – ‘walls have ears’ – quite seriously. Because there is a proposal to have vigilant officers prowling in the corridors and offices of Mantralaya. Their onerous responsibility will be to pry and eavesdrop on officers – their private chats and official conversations — to ensure that they speak only in MARATHI.

  • US President Donald Trump pulls America from ‘one-sided’ Iran nuclear deal

    Washington: US President Donald Trump declared on Tuesday that he was pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal, unravelling the signature foreign policy achievement of his predecessor, Barack Obama, and isolating the US among its Western allies. “This was a horrible one-sided deal that should have never, ever been made,” Trump said at the White House in announcing his decision. “It didn’t bring calm, it didn’t bring peace, and it never will.”

  • IPL 2018: Rajasthan Royals defeat Kings XI Punjab to keep play-off hopes alive

    Jaipur: An impressive show by Rajasthan Royals’ bowlers kept the side alive in the Indian Premier League (IPL) as they defeated Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) by 15 runs at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium here on Tuesday. It was the host’s bowlers, who helped their side defend a moderate 158 run total against the third-placed Punjab side.

  • You Become What You Think

    Research in Metaphysics has demonstrated that man is as he thinks; what he thinks in the present determines what he is to become in future. But the majority of people hold the view that man is not what he thinks but Man is what he thinks he is.

  • Buttler’s royal show

    Jaipur : Despite the lone ranger act by K L Rahul (95 not out off 70 balls), it was Jose Buttler’s heroics that won the day as Rajasthan Royals defeated Kings XI Punjab by 15 runs in their do-or-die IPL match here. Buttler scored 82 runs, stumped dangerous Chris Gayle and was instrumental in running out Axar Patel to turn the tide in his team’s favour. Needing 32 runs to win off