Free Press Journal
  • Anti-Sterlite protest: Make police liable for killing protesters

    The State must protect its citizens and not murder them when they protest against corruption in the government. But when the police murder their citizens, acting at the behest of the State, those who are murdered will never get redress whether at Tuticorin on May 22, in Andhra Pradesh in 2015 or in Mumbai when 900 citizens were massacred in the 1992-93 riots.

  • Karnataka: Congress opens its heart out, gives Finance ministry to JD(S)

    Bengaluru: As news of the success of the ‘Gatbandhan’ working in the Assembly and Lok Sabha by-elections trickled in, the Congress opened its heart out in Karnataka and let go the finance portfolio to its junior partner, the JD(S). The Congress clearly did not want to send out a message that alliances are built using brittle bricks and that the party is ready to be accommodative. But insiders say that the formula of

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    Maharashtra Bypolls: EC rejects Shiv Sena’s claim on faulty EVMs leading to loss of its candidate in Palghar

    New Delhi/Mumbai: The Election Commission has rejected all allegations levelled by the Shiv Sena that irregularities in electronic voting machines led to the defeat of its candidate in the Palghar Lok Sabha bypoll, saying the winning BJP candidate has been issued a certificate. In other words, the Sena demand for a re-poll has been rejected.

  • Keep Smiling

    He was down with high fever, he was very weak. His fever had not subsided for 5 days. His family and friends were worried. A friend came to visit him after his 6th day of fever. He sat on the bed next to him. He held his hand to give him moral support. He gave to his friend the most beautiful, beaming smile. Even this high fever could not dull his internal,

  • Maharashtra bypolls: After success of united Opposition in UP, Shiv Sena likely to get drawn into anti-BJP formulation

    MUMBAI: The BJP may draw cold comfort from its victory in Palghar, where a divided opposition worked to its advantage. But it will now be nagged by a bigger worry: the possibility of the Shiv Sena getting drawn into the anti-BJP formulation, which has been spurred by the recent success of the ‘rainbow’ coalition in UP.

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    Kairana bypolls: Entire Opposition united against BJP, PM Modi’s Indira moment comes to reality

    Kairana: For the entire Opposition, in general, and Ajit Singh, in particular, the Kairana win is a watershed moment – or what a media source dubbed as PM Modi’s Indira moment. Mrs Gandhi had experienced a similar gang-up of opposition parties after the Emergency. The constituency’s 1.5 lakh Jats had switched their affections to the BJP in the last general elections after the sharp polarisation following the communal violence

  • Mumbai District teams bag carrom double

    Mumbai : The Mumbai District teams claimed a fantastic grand double crowns, winning the Men’s and Women’s Team Championship finals in the LIC and Indian Oil sponsored 54th Maharashtra State and Inter-District Carrom Championship 2018-2019, organized by the Suryavanshi Kshatriya Dnyati Samaj, under the auspices of the Maharashtra Carrom Association and the Mumbai District Carrom Association and played at the Suryavanshi Kshatriiya Sabhgruha Hall, Veer Savarkar Marg, Dadar (West).

  • FIFA to hold annual awards in London

    Lausanne : FIFA’s “Best” awards, which recognise football’s best men’s and women’s players and coaches, will be staged in London on 24 September, world football’s governing body said on Thursday.

  • Rodchenkov expects ‘clean’ World Cup in Russia

    London : Doping whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov has forecast the upcoming football World Cup finals in his native Russia will be “clean” for the duration of the month-long tournament.

  • India’s Q4 GDP growth  hits 2-year high of 7.7% in Q4

    New Delhi : The Indian economy grew 7.7 per cent year-on-year during the January-March 2018 period, its quickest pace in nearly two years, helped by robust performance by manufacturing, construction and service sectors and good farm output, government data showed on Thursday.

  • AI stake sale plan crash-lands, govt to rethink strategy

    New Delhi : In a major setback to the Air India disinvestment process, the government said no initial bids were received for the proposed strategic stake sale of the debt-laden airlines by the deadline on Thursday.

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    Walmart-Flipkart deal faces opposition from traders

    Mumbai / New Delhi : The trading bodies have gone all out to oppose the Walmart-Flipkart deal.  The secretary general of Confederation of All India Traders, Praveen Khandelwal said that the bodies are well aware that both parties (Walmart and Flipkart) in picture is known for flouting the policies, circumventing the law and indulging into deep discounting and predatory pricing.

  • SAIL reports Rs 816 cr net profit for Q4 FY18

    Mumbai : State run, Steel Authority of India Ltd. (SAIL), FY18 recorded a net profit of Rs 816 crore in Q4 FY18. This comes after making a provision of Rs 582 crore towards enhanced gratuity recently approved by Government of India.

  • 13 lowest bidders named for Samruddhi Mahamarg E-way

    Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) Authorities’ announced 13 lowest bidders (L-1) out of 18 eligible financial bidders to construct 13 packages of the 700-km Nagpur-Mumbai Maharashtra Samruddhi Mahamarg (MSM) Expressway.