Free Press Journal
  • Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu: Centre should do justice to our state, I will continue my fight

    Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Monday vowed to continue the fight for the state’s interests. Naidu said, “The Centre should do justice to our state. I am asking only for justice.” Naidu’s party, Telugu Desam Party (TDP), has been protesting in the parliament alleging that union budget 2018 neglected Andhra Pradesh.

  • Supreme Court to hear Priya Varrier’s plea today

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Tuesday is likely to hear Malayalam actress Priya Prakash Varrier’s plea seeking quashing of FIRs and all other criminal proceedings initiated against her in connection with the viral song scene from her upcoming movie.

  • Supreme Court to hear plea of linking Aadhaar with voter ID

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear after four weeks a PIL by Delhi BJP leader advocate Ashwini Upadhyaya on directions to the Election Commission to link the voter card with Aadhaar to curtail bogus votes and ensure maximum participation in the elections.

  • Rotomac banking scam swells to Rs 3695 crore

    Kanpur: Within two days, the banking scam involving Rotomac promoter Vikram Kothari has swelled from Rs 800 crore to Rs 3,695 crore. This includes the interest component. The principal amount involved is Rs 2,919 crore.

  • PNB Scam: Three officials of PNB’s forex department arrested

    Mumbai: Three officials of the Punjab National Bank’s Brady House branch were arrested on Monday evening. They are Chief Manager Bechhu Tiwari, Manager Yashwant Joshi and Officer Praful Sawant. Tiwari was in charge of the Forex Department and responsible for supervising Gokulnath Shetty’s work. Shetty, it will be recalled, had connived with the Modi group to float fake LoUs.

  • PNB Scam: Nirav Modi paid income tax as low as Rs 930, says reports

    Mumbai: For a conman, Nirav Modi covered his tracks rather well. Realising that bad debts will catch up with him, he kept his own ‘exposure’ and that of his firms “limited” in terms of partnership in these firms.

  • Nirav Modi

    Your actions destroyed my brand and business: Nirav Modi to PNB

    Mumbai: Nirav Modi, the kingpin behind the largest banking scam in the country, has in a letter blamed the PNB, saying that the bank’s overzealousness in going public had shut the doors on his ability to clear the loan outstanding, which he claims is far less than is being hyped in the media.

  • Centre to RBI: The Rs 11,400 crore fraud is a “supervisory failure” at the central bank

    Mumbai/New Delhi: The Centre is finally taking a call on the PNB fraud in a letter to the RBI, it has been conveyed that the Rs 11,400 crore fraud smacks of ‘‘supervisory failure” at the central bank. The RBI has been further asked to explain why the alleged scam discovered by the PNB went undetected in its systems. It has also been told to check the efficacy of its fraud-detecting procedures and systems.

  • India is in a unique position with two wrist spinners, says Adams

    Johannesburg : Former South African chinaman bowler Paul Adams believes that India are in a ‘unique position’ in world cricket with the wrist spin duo of Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal in their limited-overs’ playing eleven.

  • Treating Loya case as a ‘cause’, SC tells petitioners

    New Delhi : Adjourning further hearing on Monday to March 5 as arguments remained inconclusive, Chief Justice Dipak Misra assured the petitioners demanding a probe into the mysterious death of Mumbai’s CBI judge Brijgopal Harkishan Loya that the Supreme Court is treating the case as a “cause” and giving it the “highest amount of seriousness.”