Free Press Journal
  • Rahul Gandhi thanks DMK leader M.K. Stalin for support on Women’s Reservation bill

    New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday thanked DMK leader M.K. Stalin for supporting him on Women’s Reservation Bill. “Thank you @mkstalin. Spoken like a true leader and a great son of Tamil Nadu. Women are the key to the accelerated development of India. The Women’s Reservation Bill recognises this fact. It’s time for all political parties to come together to support this bill in Parliament,” said Gandhi on Twitter.

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    Center should Make guidelines to blacklist defaulter builders: Supreme Court

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Centre to come out with proper guidelines within two weeks to blacklist builders, contractors and architects found to have constructed buildings against sanctioned plans. A bench of Justice Madan B. Lokur and Justice Deepak Gupta said that from now on the owner(s) of illegal or encroached constructions would be given only 48-hour notice to show cause why the building not be sealed or demolished and

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    Second/Special Odisha JEE Admit card to be released today at ojee.nic.in; Check here

    Admit card for second/ special Odisha JEE will be available today at the official website ojee.nic.in. The 2nd OJEE will be held on July 22, 2018, for admission to first year, B.Tech., Lateral Entry to B.Tech, MBA and MCA courses. The exam will be conducted for those who failed to get a rank in JEE Main 2018 exam.

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    Mumbai: Constable killed after fight in bar in Sangli; three booked

    Mumbai: A 29-year-old police constable was allegedly killed in an attack by three unidentified persons after a petty fight at a liquor bar in Maharashtra’s Sangli district, a police official said today. Samadhan Mante, posted as constable at Miraj city police station, went to the bar at Kupwad Phata in Sangli, located about 370 km from here, and had an argument over some issue with three persons who were having drinks there late last

  • Sensex slides 146 points on profit-booking, political developments  

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex tumbled from its all-time high to end 147 points lower at 36,373.44 in choppy trade today after a no-confidence motion against the government was moved in the Lok Sabha. Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said she would announce the date for a debate on it in “2-3 days”.

  • Heavy rains affect central part of Kerala; normal life disrupted

    Thiruvananthapuram: Unabated rains over the past few days have badly affected normal life in Kottayam, Alappuzha, Ernakulam and Idukki districts in Kerala. At least 14 people have died in the past 10 days. With the Met predicting more rains in the next four-five days that may advance towards the northern part of the state, the authorities are carrying out relief on an aggressive footing.

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    Shashi Tharoor blames right-wing activists for attacks, death threats

    New Delhi: Blaming right-wing activists for death threats and vandalising his office, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor today demanded action against ‘anti-national elements’ and the intervention of the Prime Minister. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar sought to distance his party from the attack on Tharoor’s office in Thiruvananthapuram, saying law and order situation has to be dealt with by the state government.

  • Govt will not allow dilution in SC/ST Act, says Rajnath Singh

    New Delhi: There is no dilution of the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act and no institution or individual can take away rights of the marginalised given under the Constitution, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today.

  • Parliament Monsoon session: No-confidence motion set for Friday, BJP remains unperturbed

    New Delhi: The Lok Sabha will hold discussions on the Telugu Desam Party’s (TDP) no-confidence motion against the centre over the Andhra Pradesh special status row on Friday. Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said during the first day of the Monsoon Session on Wednesday that the discussion will be followed by voting on the same.

  • Nelson Mandela’s 100th birth anniversary: South Africa pays tribute to former president, Obama delivers emotional address

    Johannesburg: South Africa today marked 100 years since Nelson Mandela’s birth with a “town hall” forum hosted by Barack Obama and a walk led by the anti-apartheid leader’s widow among a series of tributes. His birthday on July 18 is marked annually around the world as “Mandela Day”, and the Nelson Mandela Foundation called for people to “take action and inspire change” in his name on the centenary year.

  • U-23 Five Nations Tournament: Indian hockey team play out 1-1 draw vs Belgium

    Antwerp (Belgium): India’s U-23 men’s team  were held to a 1-1 draw by Belgium in their third round robin match of the Five Nations Tournament here. India had a mixed bag of results in their first two matches of the tournament as they beat Ireland 5-0 in their first match, but lost 1-3 to Great Britain in the second match.