Free Press Journal
  • AAP admits ‘efforts to break party’ in Punjab

    Chandigarh : With its Punjab unit’s infighting coming to the fore in recent days, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday admitted that certain leaders were making “efforts to break the party”.

  • T Rowe Price moves Bombay high Court over UTI’s IPO issue

    Mumbai : US investor T Rowe Price has approached the Bombay High Court seeking a direction to the finance ministry and Sebi to prevent four PSUs from stalling the Unit Trust of India’s bid to come up with an IPO.

  • Govt compromising RBI: Cong

    Over the appointment of Swaminathan Gurumurthy and Satish Kashinath Marathe as the non-official directors of RBI, the Congress said that “…the PM Modi-led government at the Centre, staying true to its agenda of weakening institutions, has, it seems, initiated its mission of compromising and undermining the RBI, the guardian bank for banks of India.”

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    Walmart may seek tax liability in Flipkart deal

    New Delhi : US-retail major Walmart may approach Indian authorities seeking withholding tax certificates for determining the tax liability in the $16 billion Flipkart buyout deal.

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    Samsung rolls out new ‘Note’

    New York : South Korean electronics giant Samsung today unveiled its flagship ‘Note 9’ smartphone to strengthen its play in the global premium devices market, a category where it competes head-on with rival Apple.

  • Bill in LS for use of DNA technology to crack cases

    New Delhi : A bill was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Thursday for expanding the use of DNA-based forensic technology to crack difficult criminal cases such as rape, murder and human trafficking and establish identities of unclaimed dead bodies and victims of disasters. The proposed law will support and strengthen the justice delivery system in the country.

  • SBI to sell 4% stake in insurance JV

    Mumbai: The State Bank of India will start the process of selling up to 4 per cent of its stake in joint venture SBI General Insurance Co, which is planning an initial public offering.

  • Temple head refuses shradh  as deceased had married a Muslim

    New Delhi : A Muslim husband wants to perform a ritual for his dead Hindu wife and a temple society in a New Delhi Bengali-dominated neighbourhood has not allowed because they believe the woman was no longer a Hindu after her marriage even as she hadnt given up her faith.

  • Par passes bill to restoreoriginal SC/ST atrocity law

    New Delhi : Parliament on Thursday passed a bill to overturn a Supreme Court order concerning certain safeguards against arrest under the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe law, with the Rajya Sabha unanimously adopting it amid din.

  • `42 lakhs spent on HDK’s swearing-in

    Bengaluru : Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy keeps harping and weeping that his government has no money to spare for poor farmers or for civic infrastructure. Really?

  • Mumbai’s Melting Pot! Celebration time for Consulates in India

    Mumbai : The annual cultural charity fundraising event, ‘Melting Pot – Consular Corps Charity Carnival’, was recently held at the Trident, Nariman Point. The 19th edition saw participation from 23 Consulates.