Free Press Journal
  • NHRC issues notice to Guj govt over Dalit man’s death

    Ahmedabad : The National Human Rights Commission has issued a notice to the Gujarat government over an incident in which a Dalit man was allegedly beaten to death in a factory compound near Rajkot district’s Shapar town.

  • Essar insolvency process put on hold

    The case will be heard on a day-to-day basis from July 23. NCLAT agreed to hear all cross petitions filed by Numetal and ArcelorMittal on their disqualification.

  • VHP strips Togadia supporters of responsibilities in Gujarat

    Ahmedabad : Weeks after Pravin Togadia quit as the international working president of the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP), the right-wing organisation has stripped six of its office-bearers, including its Gujarat unit chief Kaushik Mehta, of all responsibilities, apparently for extending support to the Hindutva leader, who had criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Smart City Mission flounders

    PM Modi to review on June 25 the projects cleared under the mission.

  • Arcelor, Numetal get NCLT breather in Essar Steel bid

    Ahmedabad : In a major victory for Numetal and ArcelorMittal, the Ahmedabad bench of the NCLT on Thursday asked the lenders and the resolution professional of the bankrupt Essar Steel to reconsider their first bids.

  • HC reserves order in 2002 Ode massacre appeals case

    Ahmedabad : The Gujarat High Court has completed hearing on a set of appeals in the Ode riot case where 23 people belonging to a minority community were allegedly burnt alive during the 2002 post-Godhra communal violence.

  • Embassy to invest $1 bn in warehousing space

    Mumbai : Betting big on the growing demand for warehousing, Embassy Industrial Parks plans to invest around $1 billion in 3-4 years to take its total space 30 million sq ft, a senior company official said.

  • Court rejects Diamond Power owners’ bail plea

    Ahmedabad : A special CBI court on Tuesday rejected the anticipatory bail plea filed by the owners of Vadodara-based Diamond Power Infrastructure (DPIL), which is accused of cheating banks to the tune of Rs 2,654 crore.

  • Call records destroyed as part of conspiracy: Lawyer

    Ahmedabad : Arguing for arraignment of former IPS officer Rahul Sharma in the 2002 Naroda Gam riots case, defence lawyer Chetan Shah on Monday said call records of top officials in the case went missing as part of a conspiracy against the accused.

  • Surat: 3 held for attempting to derail train

    Surat: Three people were arrested in Surat on Monday for attempting to derail the Pune-Ahmedabad Ahimsa Express in December 2017. The trio has been identified as Babla, Biranj and Balram.

  • SC showing tilt towards idealism: Justice Gogoi

    Ahmedabad : The Supreme Court has tilted more towards “idealism” in the recent years, compared to “realism” in the past, due to the socio-political and economic changes taking place in the country, a senior judge of the apex court said on Saturday.

  • 15 Congress MLAs suspended, 50 others walkout from Guj Assembly

    Ahmedabad : Gujarat Assembly Speaker Rajendra Trivedi on Wednesday suspended around 15 Congress MLAs for a day after they sat in the well and shouted slogans against the ruling BJP over VAT being charged on fuel by the state government.

  • Viral video! Women accuse police of slapping them and not registering case against eve teaser in Gujarat

    A video is going viral on social media in which a group of girls have alleged that policemen were misbehaving and have not taken their complaints. The viral video is from Naroda, Ahmedabad. A group of girls tried to complain against eve teaser but the accuse was set free after police allegedly took Rs 3000 as bribe from eve teaser and set him free and registered FIR against a man who spoke