Free Press Journal
  • Security blanket thrown for Modi, Xi visit

    Ahmedabad: Over 3,000 security personnel, including some from China, are part of the watertight security measures for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to the twin cities of Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar. Blaring sirens from speeding police vehicles, beacon topped cars and a huge contingent of security personnel, both uniformed and in civil dress, along with Chinese security personnel can be spotted on the roads leading to Sardar Vallabhbhai

  • China must discuss border row: V K Singh

    Gandhinagar: China needs to come to the discussion table to resolve the longstanding border dispute on Arunachal Pradesh, Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs V K Singh said on Friday. “We are having a border dispute with China about Arunachal Pradesh. It doesn’t become their region by merely putting claim on it. To resolve the issue, they need to come to the discussion table. India and China may discuss this issue

  • Purposeful visit

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first bilateral visit outside the Indian sub-continent has been a grand success. Economic and defence ties with Japan are set to see a qualitative improvement following the visit. He could have achieved more, especially if there had been an agreement on civil nuclear cooperation, but even here, all did not appear to be lost. Having worked closely with the Japanese during his long stint as Gujarat Chief Minister,

  • NSEL scam: ED attaches Rs 18.1 cr assets

    New Delhi:  Initiating yet another action in the NSEL scam case, the Enforcement Directorate has attached assets worth Rs 18.1 crore of an accused firm in connection with its money laundering probe.  According to an ED order, the agency has seized movable and immovable properties of the firm– Ms N K Proteins– in Mumbai, Noida, Ahmedabad and Palanpur in Gujarat under the criminal provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

  • Navi Mumbai among critically polluted

    New Delhi: Indore, Ahmedabad, Jodhpur, Navi Mumbai and Dombivali are among 43 critically polluted areas in the country, Environment and Forests Minister Prakash Javadekar disclosed in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday.

  • Gujarat State Law Commission headless since 2011

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Law Commission, set up with the purpose to review and suggest acts to aid better governance, appears to be in a state of disarray with the post of its chairman lying vacant since 2011.

  • Radadia resigns as Cong MP, prefers to be MLA in Gujarat

    Ahmedabad : Congress MP from Porbandar Vitthal Radadia, who was involved in gun-totting controversy, on Monday resigned from the Lok Sabha and decided to retain his seat in state Assembly.

  • Gujarat polls: 38 per cent polling in first five hours

    Rajkot/Ahmedabad: An average 38 per cent voting was recorded in the first five hours of polling across 87 seats in the first phase of Gujarat polls which will decide the fate of state political big-wigs like Keshubhai Patel, BJP’s R C Faldu and Congress’ Arjun Modhwadia.

  • Sohrabuddin case: Nine accused sent to Mumbai

    Ahmedabad: Nine accused in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case, who were lodged in a city jail, were today sent to Mumbai under heavy security for their production before the special court there on November 23.