Free Press Journal
  • Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis, Maharashra CM, SC verdict, Supreme Court, Justice Loya death case

    Congress slams Devendra Fadnavis govt over dip in professional tax haul   

    Mumbai: The Opposition Congress has said a fall in professional tax collection shows the BJP-led government in Maharashtra has failed to address the issue of rising unemployment in the state. Professional tax collection figure shows employment status in the organised sector and a drop in its accumulation indicates lack of new formal sector jobs, Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) spokesman Sachin Sawant said.

  • Shiv Sena out on the streets to protest against inflation

    Nashik : Mocking the BJP-led government at the Centre for the rising prices of vegetables and essential commodities, irate Shiv Sena laid siege to the busy Dwarka chowk in Nashik on Saturday and staged a rasta roko. The rasta roko caused heavy traffic congestion and police had to intervene and remove the agitators.

  • Govt to come up with new consumer protection law

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday vowed to protect consumer interest, saying a new law is on the anvil that will crack down on misleading advertisements and provide time-bound redressal of their grievances. Listing consumer friendly measures taken by the BJP-led government in the last three-and-half years, he said a simplified Goods and Services Tax (GST) has ended a plethora of state and central taxes and laid the ground for

  • Where are the jobs anyway?

    Mumbai : The urgency to take control of rising unemployment (and creating new jobs) has overshadowed the third anniversary celebrations of the BJP-led government. This growing unemployment could pose as a grave danger for the country in times to come.

  • NDA well poised, but miles to go

    It is as much a manifestation of the steady public faith in the Narendra Modi government as an index of the failure of the country’s Opposition parties to inspire confidence that three years after the BJP-led government swept to power, its stock continues to be high. There is no better reason for it than the undiminished charisma of Prime Minister Modi himself. There indeed are many factors that have contributed to the

  • A solid foundation has been laid for ‘Mahan Bharat’: Shah

    New Delhi: BJP chief AMIT Shah on Friday said that the NDA government under Narendra Modi’s prime ministership had made an all round progress and no sector was left untouched in the last three years of his rule. He said with growing confidence of people in the BJP-led government’s working, Narendra Modi had become the most popular leader in the history of the independent nation.

  • We are carrying resignation letters with us: State Minister Ramdas Kadam

    Mumbai: A day after the Shiv Sena decided to go solo in the Maharashtra civic polls, senior Sena leader and state minister Ramdas Kadam today said he and his colleagues in the BJP-led government are carrying resignation letters in their pockets and waiting for party chief Uddhav Thackeray’s directions.

  • Shiv Sena defends Ghulam Nabi Azad’s remarks on demonetisation deaths

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena today came out in support of Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, who is under attack from BJP for drawing a comparison between the Uri terror attack casualties and the deaths after demonetisation, saying an apology by him for the comments will not change the truth.

  • Mayawati questions government’s preparedness for demonetisation

    New Delhi: BSP chief Mayawati on Wednesday questioned the government’s preparedness for the demonetisation of high-value bank notes, accusing it of spending the last ten months on settling the black money of its people.

  • Devendra Fadnavis govt sails into third year Civic elections big challenge

    Mumbai: As the BJP-led Government in Maharashtra sails into third year in office, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis’s clean image is widely seen as its single most positive aspect despite many internal and external challenges it faces, including frequent taunts by ally Shiv Sena and the campaign by Maratha community for reservation.