Free Press Journal
  • It is plastic as usual in Mumbai

    Many citizens feel ban has remained only on paper and social media. Plastic is actually more visible than paper in the city

  • Accused an RSS man, says Cong; releases video

    Bhopal : The Congress on Saturday released a video clip showing deaf and mute girl’s alleged rapist with Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. The party also claimed that the accused was an active member of the RSS and the BJP.

  • Health department depends on other hospitals

    Indore : While government is focusing on Ayushman Bharat scheme to provide health care to poor by upgrading its hospitals, city’s district hospital lacks facilities to implement it.

  • No controversy in bill to amend 5 personal laws

    New Delhi : The Opposition members rushed to get the copy of the Personal Laws (Amendment) Bill introduced in the Lok Sabha by Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday on the last day of Parliament’s monsoon session with apprehensions since he was also trying to push the triple talaq bill that was ultimately deferred in the Rajya Sabha on the same day.

  • Rahul Gandhi on violence against Dalits

    New Delhi : Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday tweeted facts in support of his charge on how violence against the Dalits and Adivasis had shot up since the Bharatiya Janata Party came to power at the Centre and in the states. “Mr 56’s best buddy, asked me to “check my facts” when I said BJP fuels violence against Dalits and Adivasis. I hope the fact check I’m attaching below will wake

  • Ayurveda college students accuse staff of running sex racket, govt seeks report

    BHOPAL : Three students have lodged a complaint with Ayush director accusing a woman official of Government Khushilal Sharma Ayurvedic College and her husband of running a sex racket in the institute. Taking cognigance of the plaint, the state government has sought a report from the college administration.

  • Jai Ganesha! Now, BMC to accept offline permissions

    Mumbai : Caught in the rigmarole of Ganesh Chaturthi pandal permissions and online glitches, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has now decided to accept offline applications from those seeking permission for the festival. The application forms, however, will be provided online.

  • Shah urges people to uproot Mamata’s Trinamool in WB

    Kolkata : BJP President Amit Shah said on Saturday that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alone can bring progress in Bengal as he urged the people to uproot the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC) government in the state.

  • Civic body eyes ‘smart’ scheme to run down parking mafia menace

    Under this new system, one can book a vehicle slot at these parking islands through a mobile app devised by the BMC. Then the user receives a QR code. The driver can scan the QR code at the boom barrier installed and enter the area and park their vehicle in the reserved slot. One can pay for the service with debit/credit cards or through other digital payment modes.

  • 40 mobile phone numbers recovered from Brajesh Thakur in jail: Police

    PATNA: Bihar Police on Saturday recovered a list of 40 mobile phone numbers and the names of those whom they were issued against from Brajesh Thakur, the main accused in the rape of 34 minor girls who is lodged in Muzaffarpur Central Jail, during simultaneous raids on jails across the state, police said, reports IANS.

  • Heavy to very heavy rainfall in 16 states in next 2 days: NDMA

    New Delhi : Heavy to very heavy rains are expected in 16 states, including Kerala, Uttarakhand and West Bengal, in next two days with fishermen are advised not to venture in central Arabian sea, the NDMA said on Saturday. In a statement, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) said heavy rains are also expected in large areas along Bay of Bengal.

  • White House says ex-staffer’s claim of Trump racism is ‘false’

    Bridgewater : The White House is slamming a new book by ex-staffer Omarosa Manigault-Newman, calling her “a disgruntled former White House employee.” The Guardian newspaper reported that in the memoir, Manigault-Newman labels Trump a “racist” and claims she’s been told there are tapes of him using the N’-word repeatedly while filming “The Apprentice” reality series on which she appeared.

  • State govt’s inaction increased poison of extremism: Chavan

    Mumbai: With state police arresting three men and seizing explosives, Maharashtra Congress chief Ashok Chavan on Saturday accused the BJP-led government in the state of not taking timely action against extremist groups.
    The Anti-Terrorism Squad on Friday seized a huge quantity of explosives and arrested Vaibhav Raut, Sharad Kalaskar and Sudhanva Gondhalekar. Raut allegedly ran a pro-cow protection outfit, and the trio were planning to carry out blasts, the ATS said.
    Chavan on Saturday alleged