Free Press Journal
  • No agreement with Pakistani on resolving Indus Water treaty: World Bank

    Washington: No agreement was reached during the meeting held between World Bank and a four-member Pakistan delegation on May 21-22 on Indus Water Treaty. The World Bank told the delegation from Pakistan that its role is limited and procedural. However, it will continue to work with both countries to resolve the issues in an amicable manner and in line with the Treaty provisions, it added.

  • 16-yr-old Noida girl’s death: Allahabad HC summons IO

    Allahabad, May 23 (PTI) The Allahabad High Court has summoned the investigating officer in the ongoing probe into the death of a class IX student who allegedly committed suicide at her Noida residence on March 19. Her father had alleged that she took the extreme step as she was “sexually exploited, oppressed and harassed” by certain teachers and officials of her school.  A division bench of Justices Vipin Sinha and Mahboob Ali

  • Anti-sterlite protests in Tuticorin

    Anti-Sterlite protest: NHRC notice to Tamil Nadu chief secretary, DGP

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission has sent a notice to the Tamil Nadu’s chief secretary and police chief over the killing of 10 people in police firing during anti-Sterlite protest in Tuticorin. Violence broke out yesterday during protest demanding the closure of Vedanta group’s Sterlite Copper plant over pollution concerns with police opening fire, resulting in the death of 10 people. The overnight tensions spilled over to this morning.

  • Who is Karnataka’s Deputy CM Parameshwara? Read to know

    Bengaluru: The Dalit face of the Congress in Karnataka and its state unit chief G Parameshwara has finally made it to the deputy chief minister’s post, for which he has been a contender for too long. The longest-serving state state party president since October 2010, Parameshwara has remained a hardcore loyalist of the party ever since his political debut through the Congress.

  • Lalu Prasad Yadav

    Lalu Prasad Yadav admitted to Mumbai hospital

    Mumbai: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav was today admitted to the city-based Asian Heart Institute. Prasad (69), who had undergone a bypass surgery a few years ago, had sought an appointment with renowned heart surgeon Ramakant Panda at the institute, sources close to his family had said earlier.

  • GST on fuel price not possible until all state FMs agree: MoS Finance

    New Delhi, May 23: With prices of petrol and diesel soaring high, Minister of State (MoS) for Finance Shiv Pratap Shukla on Wednesday suggested that imposing Goods and Services Tax (GST) on fuel price will not be possible until and unless all state finance ministers agree. “Crude is imported. Foreign companies are raising price. Petroleum Minister has said petrol and diesel should be brought under GST. Point is, it can’t be brought

  • Did Rishi Kapoor confirm Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt’s relationship with this tweet?

    Alia Bhatt has always stunned her fans with her remarkable acting, and currently Alia’s film Raazi is gaining her more popularity among critics. But apart from her acting she is in news for her alleged relationship with Ranbir Kapoor. Yes, both have become talk of the town when they both appeared together at Sonam Kapoor’s wedding. According to buzz Ranbir was seen with Alia on the promotions of Raazi also.

  • All departments in the Delhi government have staff shortage, says minister

    New Delhi: The Delhi government’s Department for Welfare of Dalits, Tribals, and Minorities has been working with a vacancy of about 60 per cent and the central government is to be blamed for the staff crunch which is inhibiting the government’s ability to deliver on its promises, says Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam.

  • Union Cabinet approves MoU between India, France in renewable energy

    New Delhi: The Union cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday gave its ex-post facto approval to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and France in the field of renewable energy.

  • I wanted to do Sanjay Dutt’s role in ‘Sanju’, says Aamir

    Mumbai, May 23 Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan says he was offered to play the role of late Sunil Dutt in Rajkumar Hirani’s “Sanju”, the upcoming biopic on actor Sanjay Dutt, but he refused it only because he wanted to essay the title character. Aamir interacted with the media here on Wednesday. Asked if he was offered to play the role of Sunil Dutt, he said: “He (Hirani) approached me with the script

  • Berger Paints’ independent director settles case with SEBI

    New Delhi, May 23 (PTI) Berger Paints’ Independent Director Kamal Ranjan Das has settled a case related to disclosure lapses with markets regulator Sebi after paying Rs 2 lakh towards settlement. The ruling comes after Das had filed an application with the regulator in June 2017, proposing to settle the matter pertaining to the delayed compliance of PIT (Prohibition of Insider Trading) regulations, without admitting or denying the findings of fact and