Free Press Journal
  • Mamata writes poem against NRC, BJP govt

    Kolkata : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata   Banerjee on Monday penned a poem slamming the BJP government over the complete draft of Assam’s National Register of Citizens (NRC) and said those who protested against the saffron party had no place in the country.

  • Ensure no shortage of Oxytocin, States told

    New Delhi: With the govt restricting the manufacture of Oxytocin formulations for domestic use to just one public sector company from September 1, the Health Ministry on Monday asked state governments and Union Territories to ensure there is no shortage of the drug after the ban comes into force.

  • Indian-origin doctor in UK forced to resign

    London: Arvind Madan, one of the senior-most doctors in the UK’s state-funded National Health Service, was forced to resign over his controversial online comments over the closures of small general practitioner surgeries across the country.

  • Delhi to get its own Public Service Commission

     New Delhi : On the first day of the Delhi Assembly monsoon session, the AAP government on Monday passed a resolution to create a Delhi Public Service Commission, which will not only give power to the state government over officers recruited through it but also provide basic “services” in the city.

  • Mentally-ill man leads to charging of penalty for illegal climb on Sydney Bridge

    Sydney: Climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge illegally will now cost offenders Aus$22,000 (US$16,300) after authorities on Monday raised the fine more than sixfold as part of new security measures. The New South Wales state government will also install anti-climb mesh, higher fencing and more cameras to deter people from scaling the world-renowned landmark.

  • Man kills 3 sons by throwing them into AP river

    Tirupati: A 28-year old man allegedly killed his three young sons, including a toddler, by throwing them into a deep pool of water in a river, about 70 km from here, police said.

  • Spanish paedophile jailed, to pay fine

    Frieburg: A German cou­rt on Monday jailed a Spanish man for 10 years and fined 18,000 euros for repeatedly sexually abusing a you­ng boy whose mother and stepfather sold him to paedophiles online.

  • Land grab, Sabarmati Ashram inmates demolish wall

    Ahmedabad : Inmates of the Sabarmati Ashram here on Monday claimed to have demolished a ‘wall’ which they said was built by the trustees of an affiliate body to grab a piece of land inside the ashram.