Free Press Journal
  • Clashes in Gujarat town over Dalit man adding ‘Sinh’ to name

    Ahmedabad: Angered by a Dalit man’s decision to add the suffix ‘Sinh’ to his name, a group of Rajputs clashed with Dalits in Dholka town here last evening, the police said. Two FIRs had been lodged, with both sides blaming the other for the violence, the police added.

  • Was Mamata miffed with traffic arrangements in Bengaluru?

    Bengaluru (Karnataka): While the oath-taking ceremony of Janata Dal (Secular)’s H.D. Kumaraswamy was a display of the Opposition’s unity, sources suggest that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was not entirely happy with the traffic arrangements made for the big day.

  • Centre approves MoU between India, Turkey on trade in poppy seeds

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Turkey on the trade in poppy seeds to ensure quick and transparent processing for import of poppy seeds from Turkey.

  • Coalition will work better than one-party government: Kumaraswamy

    Karnataka: After swearing in as Karnataka’s 24th chief minister, H.D. Kumaraswamy assured that their coalition government — Congress and Janata Dal (Secular) — will run better than any one-party government. Addressing a press conference here as chief minister, Kumaraswamy said, “This coalition government (Congress-JD(S)) will run better than anyone party government and we will concentrate on working for the public.” Kumaraswamy was administered the oath by Governor Vajubhai Vala in a gala

  • RBSE announces results of class 12 science and commerce on rajresults.nic.in and rajeduboard.rajasthan.gov.in.; follow these steps to check it

    Rajasthan Board of Secondary Education (RBSE) has declared the results of class 12 science and commerce today. The results of class 12 science and commerce will be available on the official website rajresults.nic.in and rajeduboard.rajasthan.gov.in. The result was announced by education minister Vasudev Devnani from Ajmir.

  • Baby not on Ravi Dubey’s mind

    Ravi Dubey, who is married to actress Sargun Mehta, says he is not planning to start a family anytime soon. The couple completed eight years of togetherness earlier this year.

  • Kareena Kapoor Khan is not a feminist: Believes in equality of the sexes

    Kareena Kapoor Khan, who will soon be seen in “Veere Di Wedding”, says she is not a feminist and believes in equality. Kareena, along with co-actors Sonam Kapoor, Swara Bhasker and Shikha Talsania, director Shashanka Ghosh and producers Rhea Kapoor and Ekta Kapoor, were at the “Veere Di Wedding” music launch.

  • Sharad Yadav disqualification from Rajya Sabha valid, JD(U) to Delhi High Court

    New Delhi: Nitish Kumar-led JD(U) today told the Delhi High Court that former party president Sharad Yadav’s disqualification as a Rajya Sabha member was valid as he has formed another political party. The claim was opposed by Yadav’s lawyers before Justice Rajiv Shakdher, who directed Ram Chandra Prasad Singh, leader of JD(U) in the Rajya Sabha, to file an affidavit showing that the former party president has formed a new political group

  • CBI,

    CBI registers FIR in SSC paper leak, raids 12 locations

    New Delhi: Three months after the alleged paper leak of an examination conducted by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC), the CBI has registered an FIR and conducted raids at multiple locations across the country, an official said on Wednesday.

  • BJP leader Rajnath Singh congratulates Kumaraswamy

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh became the first BJP leader to congratulate JD-S leader H.D. Kumaraswamy and Congress’s G. Parameshwar, who were on Wednesday sworn-in as Karnataka’s Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister respectively.

  • Mumbai businessman missing in Mozambique, kidnapping suspected

    Mumbai: A Mumbai-based businessman has been missing in Mozambique ever since he went there months back and efforts are underway to find his whereabouts, a senior police official said here today, amid reports that he may have been kidnapped.

  • Anti-Sterlite Protest: Vedanta shares crack over 7% after protests in Tamil Nadu

    New Delhi: Shares of Vedanta plunged over 7 percent, a day after nine people were killed in police firing as protests against the closure of Vedanta group’s Sterlite Copper plant turned violent in Tamil Nadu’s Tuticorin. The stock dropped 6.23 percent to close at Rs 252.70 on BSE. During the day, it slumped 7.17 per cent to Rs 250.15. On NSE, shares of the company dropped 7.20 percent