Free Press Journal
  • Varanasi’s Muslim women make rakhis for mota bhai PM Modi

    Varanasi : Continuing with their annual ritual, members of the Muslim Women Foundation (MWF) in Varanasi are making rakhis for Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan which falls on Sunday.

  • SC hearing on action on poll offences tomorrow

     New Delhi : The Supreme Court will hear on Monday a writ petition to make certain electoral malpractices as cognizable offence with minimum two years of imprisonment as pressed by the Election Commission since 1992.

  • Peeved with vandalism, CR seeks passengers’ cooperation

     Mumbai : The Central Railway on Saturday expressed its dissent over vandalised train toilets saying that distorted properties discourage them to provide better amenities to the passengers.

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    Asian Games : Indian athletes yet to get daily allowance

    Palembang : Indian athletes are yet to get their daily allowance of $US 50 per day even though their competition at the Asian Games draws to an end at this venue, an official of the contingent has conceded.

  • Seven tele-callers held for posing as taxmen to dupe US nationals

    Bhayandar : The Thane (rural) police busted a cartel of tele-callers in Bhayandar for running a racket similar to the one exposed in 2016 at call centres in Mira Road where the employees duped foreign nationals by posing as Internal Revenue Service (IRS) officials.

  • Doctor goes missing from home, leaves suicide note

    Suicide note states that he had debts to pay. So he was taking the extreme step. However, the police have no clue since his body has not been recovered.

  • Cops can’t find Vipassana, ED quizzes her twice

    Chandigarh : Dera Sacha Sauda chairperson Vipassana Insaan remains elusive for Haryana Police, but not for the Enforcement Directorate which has questioned her twice since the violence after the rape conviction of the sect chief this day last year.

  • Patidar quota: Hardik goes on indefinite fast

    Ahmedabad: Patidar leader Hardik Patel began an indefinite fast at his sprawling farmhouse in Ahmedabad on Saturday to press for quota for the community after the Gujarat government refused permission for various protest venues he had sought.

  • Shiv Sena slams Centre’s Digital India pla

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday slammed the Centre’s Digital India plan saying that one could not download “rozi roti” (livelihood).

  • Bribery case: HC refuses to stay govt official’s conviction

    Mumbai : The Bombay High Court has refused to stay the conviction of a government servant for accepting bribes and held that granting relief to the officer would adversely affect the public’s perception of the integrity of government institutions.

  • Asian Games : Sindhu, Saina sail into quarter-finals

    Jakarta : Top Indian shuttlers P V Sindhu and Saina Nehwal advanced to the women’s singles quarterfinals after beating their respective opponents in straight games here on Saturday.

  • Crorepati Class IV WCD employee in Lokayukta net

    Bhopal : A class IV employee of Women and Child Development department currently posted in Bhind has turned out to be a crorepati. A Lokayukta team that raided his premises on Saturday found that he owned duplexes, plots and four acre of land.