Free Press Journal
  • Mahindra follows Hyundai and Honda, hikes prices

    New Delhi: Following introduction of new levies in the Union Budget, car makers like Mahindra & Mahindra and Honda have raised the prices of their cars by up to Rs. 82,906. The price hike in Hyundai motors effective from March 1 would cost the consumers a hike between Rs. 2,889 and Rs. 82,906 depending on the model.

  • EPF issue under consideration

    New Delhi : On the vexatious proposal to tax PF, the government has made it clear that the matter is under its consideration and a final decision would be taken by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

  • JD (U) corners PM Narendra Modi over ‘growing intolerance’

    New Delhi: The Janata Dal (United) on Monday lashed out at Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for his defence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and questioned his stand on the growing intolerance in the country.

  • Congress poser: Why did you block it for 7 yrs?

    New Delhi : The Congress on Tuesday expressed ”happiness” over the interest shown by  Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, but raised a question as to why were they opposing the same bill for seven long years. “This wisdom seems to have dawned after consistent obdurate and obstinate opposition for seven years,” said party spokesperson and senior lawyer Abhishek Manu Singhvi at a media briefing in the parliament complex.

  • What a great fall

    Modi Sarkar falls back on Congress Land bill; break in NDA ranks forces govt to withdraw all amendments.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Govt keeps caste data under wraps

    New Delhi : It was a case of expectations belied. The BJP government has refrained from releasing the caste data collected in 2011, while releasing the rural socio-economic data.

  • Sector In Need Of Power Steering

    Recent developments within the power sector merit attention. The first of these is to do with performance of the coal sector and allocation of coal blocks. The second is about the focus on renewable energy and the benefits that can accrue to India. A third and a related point is about the structure of power institutions in the country and the reasons why distribution companies (discoms) in particular and the power sector, in general,

  • RBI, Finmin in talks on new monetary policy framework

    New Delhi : Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan said preliminary discussions have started on the proposed modern monetary policy framework that is aimed at addressing the challenges of a complex economy,  including steps to reduce consumer price inflation