Free Press Journal
  • Kerala government offers job to Nipah victim nurse’s husband

    Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala): The Kerala cabinet on Wednesday announced to offer government job to the husband of Lini, a nurse who died due to Nipah virus. The government will also give Rs 10 lakh each to two sons of Lini. The nurse was working at the Perambra district hospital in Kozhikode.

  • Archbishop of Delhi, Anil Couto: What else will I talk? Elections and government concerns us

    Mumbai: The Archbishop of Delhi has now tried to defend himself in regards with the circular he had issued in which he urged Catholics of India to start a prayer campaign and also appealed to observe a day of fast on every Friday ahead of the 2019 general elections. In his defense the Archbishop has said that in all the churches and the institutions they pray and fast, and they pray for the

  • Indore, Bhopal, Chandigarh cleanest cities in India: Centre

    New Delhi: The Centre on Wednesday announced Madhya Pradesh’s Indore as one of the cleanest cities in India, followed by Bhopal and Chandigarh as per the Swachh Sarvekshan 2018 conducted in 4,203 cities.

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    Bombay High Court tells government and CR to provide funds to resolve flooding problem near Vasind railway station

    Mumbai: Taking cognizance of the likelihood of flodding of the railway waterway in the neighbouring Vasind town, the Bombay High Court recently pulled up the Maharashtra government and the Central Railways. The HC accordingly directed the government and the railways to together make payments of the study, which is to be conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology – Bombay (IIT-B).

  • Executive-Judiciary turf war reaches Supreme Court

    New Delhi: The ongoing turf-war between the judiciary and the executive over the appointment of judges on Friday witnessed an open showdown in the Supreme Court with the Centre taking the Collegium head on for recommending only a few names to fill up huge vacancies in the high courts. The apex court also hit out at the Centre for keeping the names recommended by the Collegium pending.

  • This is too much, stop exploiting the poor: Supreme Court tells government

    New Delhi: ‘‘This is too much. This is exploitation of the poor,” a “shocked” Supreme Court told the government on Tuesday when it said it has set up a committee to fix a timeline to comply with its directions on a matter relating to the welfare of construction workers. “Is this the attitude of the Government of India towards poor people,” it asked the counsel appearing for the Centre while expressing anguish

  • Habitations without power not census villages: Govt

    New Delhi : The Government on Tuesday clarified that most of the villages reported in the media as not having electricity are actually habitations, hamlets, dhanis, majras and tolas and not the census villages.

  • Government to amend POCSO Act to make it gender-neutral

    New Delhi: The Centre is planning to amend the POCSO Act to provide justice to male child victims of sexual assault, the Women and Child Development Ministry said, days after an ordinance promulgated by President Ram Nath Kovind provided the death penalty for rape of girls under the age of 12.

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    Maharashtra: Government starts two new schemes for women to curb mortality rate

    Mumbai: In order to control the mortality rates of women and infants in the country, the Union Health Minister has launched a two new scheme ‘Sabala Yojana’ and ‘Amrit Ahaar Yojana’, which aims to provide nutritious food for the expectant mothers, lactating mothers and adolescent girls. A senior official said those who want to be a beneficiary under these schemes should have an Aadhaar card to gain access to the schemes.

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    Bhima-Koregaon Violence: Prakash Ambedkar accuses government of having forced raids to destroy proof

    Mumbai: Prakash Ambedkar, president of Bharip Bahujan Mahasangh alleged Pune police confiscated electronic gadgets from the residence of activists to destroy evidence gathered by them which can prove the link between Sambhaji Bhide and the caste-riot at Bhima Koregaon. He also claimed that he had submitted evidence of Raosaheb Patil who had appealed people to kill Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Girish Bapat, guardian minister of Pune. Pune police on Tuesday conducted

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    Mumbai: Shielding perpetrators by government is inexcusable, says Shashi Tharoor

    Mumbai: The recent incidents of rapes of two minor girls and the delay shown by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address the problem has not gone down well with the Congress party. Dr Shashi Tharoor the Congress Member of Parliament (MP) while addressing the members of All India Professionals Congress (AIPC) said the government shielding the perpetrators is inexcusable.

  • Getting rational about animals

    The Government has moved to undo the harm the ban on the sale of cattle in animal fairs and otherwise did on the economic life of the farming community in general and the meat exporters in particular. The rules framed last year under the Prevention of Criminality to Animals Act were such that these virtually led to a ban in trade in bulls, buffaloes, camels, etc.

  • Government invites EoI for selling its entire stake in Bharat Pumps

    New Delhi: Government has invited expression of interest (EoI) for selling its entire stake in Bharat Pumps, a loss-making firm under the Heavy Industry Ministry. It has asked interested parties to submit the EoI physically by May 28.

  • Government considering bringing reimbursement earnings in private sector under GST

    New Delhi: Trust this government to eye even the reimbursement earnings in the private sector. This large lucrative pie may come within the taxation net with the government considering bringing “indirect earning” under the Goods and Services Tax (GST). The relevant amendment in the GST rules may be discussed and approved in the next meeting of the GST Council, reports IndiaToday.com. The logic until now was simple: the reimbursements are not taxed

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    Supreme Court-Government tangles must be ironed out

    There is no denying that the judiciary is losing credibility and is fast catching up in that negative aspect with other institutions which form the edifice of the country’s democratic structure. The virtual revolt by four senior Supreme Court judges against Chief Justice Dipak Misra, the imprisonment of Justice Karnan of the Kolkata High Court for six months on a Supreme Court ruling holding him guilty of contempt of court after the