Free Press Journal
  • CJI Misra, Pune, Mumbai, Maharashtra, Chief Justice Of India, Constitutional Rights, democratic

    Constitutional rights fulcrum of free society: CJI Misra

    Pune: Rights protected and guaranteed under the constitutional framework are the fulcrum of a democratic and free society, Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra has said. Addressing the Dr Patangrao Kadam memorial lecture here Saturday, the CJI said that if an individual has the right to live he also has the right to die with dignity. Justice Misra was addressing law students of Bharti University on “Balancing of Rights”.

  • India witnessed ‘Undeclared Emergency’ in last 4 yrs: Cong

    New Delhi : The Congress on Monday accepted the Emergency of 1975 as a dark period in India’s history, representing ‘a period of our past that was mired in controversy, political insecurity and national indignation,’ underlining that “it is a period of history that we have accepted and former and present leaders have apologised for.”

  • Christian edu institutions condemn National education policy

    Coimbatore: The Federation of All Christian Educational Institutions today staged a demonstration here, protesting against the draft National Education Policy 2016, terming it as an ‘infringement’ on the constitutional rights of minority institutions. About 1,000 agitators, mostly teachers, correspondents and management staff of 140 institutions, from Coimbatore, Tirupur, Erode and Karur districts, participated in the
    demonstration, raising slogans against the move to implement the policy.

  • Voting

    Gujarat Congress hits out at compulsory voting law

    Ahmedabad:) Gujarat Congress today slammed the BJP government in the state on the issue of controversial law which makes voting in local body elections mandatory, saying it takes away “the Constitutional rights”. “It seems the BJP government is hell-bent on implementing this law by hook or by crook. I am asking this government, which makes such laws with the help of majority in the Assembly, to work within the boundaries of Constitution,”