Free Press Journal
  • Dalit protests across Guj, Jignesh Mevani detained

    Ahmedabad : Dalit leader and Gujarat lawmaker Jignesh Mevani was detained by  police here on Sunday along with nearly 100 others while staging demonstrations in protest against death of Dalit activist Bhanubhai Vankar.

  • Renting furniture is a good option for ones who are continuously moving residency

    Moving cities or a change to match your taste, some things are worth spending for as Pritha Banerjee discovers more and more people are opting to rent furniture than owning them

    Does your job expect you to move from city to city? Or you just love the change of place. But why to spend extra on movers to carry furniture that you might not need for a long run? So that,

  • Cong rues dented India’s image on another R-day

    New Delhi : The Congress on Thursday rued on poor image of India being presented to the world on this Republic Day, with Rahul Gandhi blaming the ruling BJP for its use of hatred and violence “setting our entire country on fire.”

  • Padmaavat row: 16 arrested for vandalising Ahmedabad mall

    New Delhi: At least 16 people have been arrested by the police from Gujarat’s Ahmedabad on Tuesday, after a frenzied mob went on a rampage outside Himalaya Mall in the city to protest against the release of ‘Padmaavat’. The police took an immediate action and managed the situation. “16 people have been arrested and their interrogation is underway. The CCTV footage will be examined and more arrests will be made”, confirmed a

  • Interested in ‘cow tourism’? Visit Gujarat

    Ahmedabad : While Asiatic lions remain one of the biggest tourist attractions in Gujarat, the humble cow is set to become the newest draw for travellers in the state.

  • Modi, Netanyahu hold grand roadshow in Guj

    Ahmedabad : Benjamin Netanyahu became the first prime minister of Israel to come to India and Gujarat on Wednesday as he visited the Sabarmati ashram here and along with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi expressed optimism of embarking on a new era of enhanced mutual cooperation between their two countries.

  • Togadia says there is a bid to muzzle his voice 

    Gandhinagar : Why is top VHP leader Pravin Togadia fearful for his life in BJP-ruled Gujarat? This million-rupee puzzle is defying an answer as the sequence of events unfolding over the last two days indicate something is amiss in the saffron brotherhood.

  • VHP leader Pravin Togadia’s health stable: Doctor

    Ahmedabad: The condition of VHP international working president Pravin Togadia was stable, a day after he was found in an unconscious state at a park in the city, a doctor attending him said today. Senior officials of the Crime Branch went to the hospital this morning where Togadia is admitted to enquire about the incident. The VHP leader, a Z-plus category protectee, went “missing” yesterday morning after stepping out of the VHP headquarters

  • Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader, Pravin Togadia goes missing, found unconscious

    Ahemadabad: International Working President of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad, Pravin Togadia, was found late on Monday, hours after the outfit claimed he was missing. He was found in an unconscious state at a park in Ahmedabad.  He is believed to have fainted because of low blood sugar and has been hospitalised.  Togadia was last seen leaving the VHP office in Ahmedabad with a bearded man around 10.45 am. He arrived unconscious in an

  • Guj: Disgruntled BJP minister skips Cabinet meet

    Ahmedabad : Unhappy over the allocation of portfolios in the new BJP government in Gujarat, state fisheries minister and Koli leader Purshottam Solanki on Wednesday skipped a cabinet meeting.

  • Nitin Patel forces Modi, Shah to return Finance portfolio

    Ahmedabad : In a first in the Gujarat BJP, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party President Amit Shah were on Sunday forced to return the Finance portfolio to Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel after he sulked for two days after being given the second slot in the new Vijay Rupani cabinet but not the beats matching that stature.

  • Gujarat’s new government to take oath of office today

    Ahmedabad : The new government led by Vijay Rupani would take the oath of office and secrecy at a grand ceremony in Gandhinagar on Tuesday in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and a galaxy of senior BJP leaders and chief ministers of NDA-ruled states.

  • Panama Papers: ED seizes assets of Ahd company

    New Delhi : The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday said it has seized assets worth Rs 48.87 crore, under the FEMA law, of an Ahmedabad-based company in connection with its probe in the ‘Panama Papers’ case. The central probe agency identified the firm as Ms. Sintex Industries Limited and said it is linked to Amit Patel and Rahul Patel, whose names “had figured in the Panama Papers case with respect to their

  • Guj records 68.70 per cent polling in 2nd phase

    Ahmedabad : Gujarat recorded an estimated 68.70 per cent voter turnout in the second and final phase of polling for 93 Assembly seats on Thursday, the Election Commission said.