Free Press Journal
  • Plea to President to summon Parliament session

    New Delhi : The Congress has petitioned President Ramnath Kovind to direct the government to summon Parliament at the earliest, stressing that the power to summon it is constitutionally vested in him and he should intervene as the custodian of the Constitution.

  • Hardik Patel bribe bid: Probe sought

    New Delhi : The Congress on Thursday demanded a thorough probe into an attempt made by a top aide of Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani to buy out Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) leader Hardik Patel who came out in open only a day earlier to back the party in the assembly elections.

  • ‘Shotgun’ Sinha fires salvos at Modi, Shah

    New Delhi : In his first direct attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah, party MP Shatrughan Sinha on Thursday described the dispensations running the government and the organisation as a “one-man army” and a “two-man show”.

  • New toilets in trains no better than septic tanks: IIT-M study

    New Delhi : A new kind of toilet using bacteria to break down human excreta has been deployed in Indian trains over four years to 2017, at a cost of Rs 1,305 crore, but this toilet is no better than a septic tank, the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras (IIT-M) has concluded after a two-year long study.

  • Kerala love jihad: Girl also demands in-camera hearing

    The Bench headed by CJI Dipak Misra on Wednesday ruled that his application for the in-camera proceedings will be dealt with on Monday when it is scheduled to interact with the girl.

  • EC order on AIADMK symbol dispute will be challenged in SC: TTV Dinakaran

    Salem (TN): Sidelined AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran today said his faction would move the Supreme Court against the Election Commission’s ruling allotting the two-leaves symbol to the unified AIADMK led by Chief Minister K Palaniswami and his deputy O Panneerselvam.

  • Himanta Biswa Sarma tries to explain away, hits back at Chidambaram

    Guwahati: Facing flak over his remarks that life-threatening diseases were a result of past sins, Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma today tried to explain away saying he was only referring to the “karmic law” of Hinduism.

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    Vyapam case: CBI files charge sheet against 592 accused

    New Delhi/Bhopal: As many as 592 people, including four promoters of private medical colleges in Madhya Pradesh, have been named as accused in a charge sheet filed by the CBI in connection with alleged irregularities in a Vyapam case, officials of the probe agency said today.

  • Bomb threat at Ahmedabad Railway station, sniffer dogs and bomb detection unit at the spot

    A bomb threat has been received by police at Ahmedabad Railway station on Thursday evening. After the threat security forces came to action and bomb detection and sniffer dog were called. The traveller on the station has been moved away from the area. According to TV9 Gujarati, the police control room received a phone call from an unknown caller telling them about a bomb on platform 1 of the Kalupur railway station.