Free Press Journal
  • Paper trail machines don’t click pictures: EC to voters

    New Delhi : Beware of the warning that asks an electorate to vote for a particular candidate, stating “you have taken money and can’t fool us as the paper trail machine clicks your picture casting vote”, says the chief election commissioner, dismissing the claims as a canard.

  • Cattle trader dies in Army firing in J&K’s Ramban

    Banihal/Jammu: A 28-year-old cattle trader was killed and another injured allegedly in firing by Army personnel in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, police said.

  • President’s nod to law against eco offenders

    New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind has given assent to a law that will deter fugitive economic offenders to evade legal process in India and flee the country.

  • Shelter home case: Bihar suspends 14 officials

    Patna : After drawing flak over the alleged sexual abuse of girls at a state-funded shelter home in Muzaffarpur and mismanagement in other such homes, the Bihar Social Welfare Department has suspended 14 officials on account of their “negligence and dereliction of duty”, a notification has said.

  • For exiled novelist Asli Erdogan, Turkey ‘like 1930s Germany’

    Frankfurt Am Main: Turkish novelist Asli Erdogan, living in exile in Germany as she risks a life sentence on terror charges at home, thinks the writing is on the wall: her country is sliding into fascism. The award-winning author, still traumatised by the four months she spent in an Istanbul prison, warns that Turkey’s institutions are “in a state of total collapse”. In President Recep Tayyip Erdogan — no relation — she sees a

  • Harassment of officer: AAP, BJP trade charges

    New Delhi: The ruling Aam Aadmi Party and the opposition BJP on Sunday traded charges on the issue of alleged harassment of a senior woman officer by Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot and corruption in an RTO office.

  • BJP, RSS spreading misinformation over SC order on NRC, says Mamata

    Kolkata : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday attacked the BJP and the RSS, accusing them of “spreading misinformation” on the Supreme Court’s directive in publishing the National Register of Citizens in Assam.

  • Aug 9 protests: Ex-servicemen to join hands with Dalits & farmers

    NEW DELHI: For the first time, ex-servicemen will join hands with Dalit organisations and the All India Kisan Sabha on August 9 to protest against the NDA government at the Centre, seeking redressal of their grievances.