Free Press Journal
  • Gujarat: 11 Asiatic lions dead in Gir

    Gandhinagar: Dragging its feet even after a Supreme Court order to hand over a few lions to neighbouring Madhya Pradesh for providing an alternate home to the epidemic prone species, the Gujarat government was forced to admit on Friday that 11 Asiatic lions had died in an equal number of days in Gir forests in Gujarat. This happens to be their solitary global abode.

  • SBI is not right candidate to acquire more banks: Chief

    New Delhi : The country’s largest lender State Bank of India on Thursday said it is not in a position to acquire more banks at the moment as it needs 2-3 years to see gains from the consolidation effected last year.

  • Want to hear SC pick accuser’s testimony: Donald Trump

    Washington : President Donald Trump on Wednesday insisted that he is interested in hearing the testimony of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has endangered Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court by accusing him of trying to rape her when they were both teenagers.

  • Bhima-Koregaon case: Supreme Court reserves verdict on plea seeking SIT probe to activists’ arrests

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Thursday reserved its verdict on a plea by historian Romila Thapar and others seeking the immediate release of five rights activists in connection with the Koregaon-Bhima violence case and a SIT probe into their arrest. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra reserved the judgment after counsel for both parties including senior advocates Abhishek Manu Singhvi, Harish Salve and Additional Solicitor General Tushar

  • Acting Jammu and Kashmir DGP Dilbag Singh to continue in office, says Supreme Court

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Thursday said the newly appointed acting Director General of Police (DGP) of Jammu and Kashmir shall continue in office till the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) takes a decision on the matter. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra said acting DGP Dilbag Singh, who replaced S P Vaid, shall continue to operate. It asked the UPSC to take a decision within four weeks on the suitability of

  • Why no similar provisions for Hindu men deserting women?

    New Delhi : With the government taking ordinance route to make ‘instant triple talaq’ a penal offence, opposition parties and women activists Wednesday asked why no similar provisions are made for Hindu men deserting their wives and alleged a “human issue” has been made into a “political football”.

  • Assam NRC: SC orders resumption of filing of claims and objections by those left out from Sept 25

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered resumption of filing of claims and objections by around 40 lakh people who were left out in the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC) of Assam. A bench comprising Justices Ranjan Gogoi and R F Nariman said that the process of receiving claims and objections by the people who have been left out will commence on September 25 and remain open for the next 60

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    Ulhasnagar property forgery case: SC extends anticipatory bail for the last time

    Mumbai: The Supreme Court on Tuesday extended the anticipatory bail for another four weeks for the last time in a property forgery case of Ulhasnagar. The Bench of Justices Ranjan Gogoi, Navin Sinha and K M Joseph asked Anita Atmaram Pednekar to secure regular bail within this period while disposing of her petition.

  • Bhopal: Propose alternatives to demolition of Mansarovar Complex, Supreme Court instruct to MPSRTC

    Supreme Court, on Tuesday instructed MP State Road Transport Corporation (MPSRTC) to propose alternatives to wholesome demolition of Mansarovar Complex for addressing parking issues within 4 weeks. The SC Bench expressed dissatisfaction with the judgment of HC and accepted the submissions of appellant traders association that since the land and superstructure is completely owned by the MPRTC as its owner; all permissions and approvals were obtained by it; and MPRTC only constructed

  • SC stays Patna HC order for fresh probe team

     New Delhi :The Supreme Court Tuesday stayed a Patna High Court order asking the CBI special director to set up a fresh team to probe Muzaffarpur shelter home sexual abuse case, reports PTI.

  • ArcelorMittal rubbishes Numetal allegations

    New Delhi : ArcelorMittal said on Tuesday its offer for the debt-laden Essar Steel is the most compelling one and asserted that there is no connection between ArcelorMittal’s eligibility and the businesses of LN Mittal’s brothers. The company’s statement comes a day after Russia’s VTB Group-backed Numetal upped the ante against rival bidder ArcelorMittal, alleging that loan defaults by firms owned by Mittal’s brothers, disqualify him under the law.