Free Press Journal
  • Naliya gang rape: Cong seeks probe by HC judge

    Ahmedabad : Political temperature in the BJP-ruled Gujarat is set to rise over the alleged gang-rape of a woman in Naliya town of Kutch district, with the opposition Congress deciding to step up its protest to corner the saffron party whose four local leaders are named as accused by police.

  • Ujjain: All-India Malkhamb championship from February 17

    Ujjain: Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) and Malkhamb Association of MP are jointly organising an All-India Malkhamb Championship from February 17 to 20 on Madhav Trust premises (Bharat Mata temple). Teams from 28 states including Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Pondicherry, Odisha, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Jammu and Kashmir and Uttar Pradesh will participate in the tourney.

  • Narmada Issue: SC to set up panel of ex-judges

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today proposed to set up a committee of three of its former judges to look into the aspects of compensation and rehabilitation for the oustees of Sardar Sarovar Project (SSP) on river Narmada in three states of Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Gujarat.

  • Indore: Two from Ahmedabad booked for fraud

    Indore: Two men hailing from Gujarat conned educated unemployed youths of the city on the pretext of getting them jobs in Africa and relived them of around Rs 3 lakh. When no jobs came forth, the accused refused to return the money and the victims filed a police complaint. Police have registered a case and are investigating the matter. According to the police, a case of fraud was registered against Yogesh Shah

  • BMC Elections: Hardik Patel to support Shiv Sena, what this means for BJP

    Shiv Sena has found a kryptonite to use against Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) in the upcoming civic body elections. A furious leader and the man behind the Patidar reservation stir in Gujarat, Hardik Patel is going to be part Shiv Sena’s BMC campaign. Shiv Sena has roped in Hardik Patel to woo the Gujarati voters. Mumbai has a good number of Gujarati voters, which is also a deciding factor for the 40

  • Easy win for Mumbai

    Vadodara : Mumbai rode on Abhishek Nayar’s scintillating 47-ball 76 to record a comfortable five-wicket win over Saurashtra in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Twenty20 tournament for west zone on Wednesday.

  • New AIIMS for Jharkhand and Gujarat: Arun Jaitley

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday announced two new All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Jharkhand and Gujarat as part of increasing healthcare in the country.

  • ROI look for victory

    Mumbai : Wriddhiman Saha struck timely form with an attacking century and also put on a fighting, 203-run unbroken partnership with captain Cheteshwar Pujara to push Rest of India firmly towards the winning target on day four of the Irani Cup game against Gujarat on Monday.

  • Gujarat in command

    Mumbai : Gujarat took a mammoth 359-run lead posting 227-8 in their second innings against Rest of India on the third day of their Irani Cup match at the Brabourne Stadium here on Sunday.

  • Ujjain: Young engineers, pharmacists renounce materialistic world

    Ujjain: Aspirants of salvation, 24 youths from Digamber Jain community on Thursday chose the path of god, leaving the materialistic world by adopting renunciation. The youths committed to be Jain saints. These youths will take ‘deeksha’ of renunciation from Saint Jayant Surishwarji at Tharad in Gujarat on February 19.

  • Hardik returns home, vows to continue fight

    GANDHINAGAR : Sent out of Gujarat under court orders after being charged with sedition, Hardik Patel, the spearhead of the Patidar pro-reservation stir, returned to a triumphant welcome by a ballooning support base on Tuesday.

  • Hardik to return to Guj, address big rally today

    Ahmedabad : Patidar leader Hardik Patel will return to Gujarat tomorrow after spending six months outside the state and address a “massive” rally of the Patel community in Sabarkantha district.

  • Iyer keeps Mumbai alive in Ranji final

    Indore : Middle-order batsman Shreyas Iyer made a fine half-century to keep multiple-time champions Mumbai in the hunt after the title holders conceded the first innings lead to Gujarat in the summit clash of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament here on Thursday.

  • Bhopal: Anand Institute of Social Work students in city

    BHOPAL: As part of the student exchange programme with Department of Social Work, the Social Work and Human Resource Management students of Anand Institute of Social Work, Gujarat visited the Bhopal School of Social Sciences (BSSS). The programme was from January 6 to 11. While interacting with the students the Principal of BSSS Fr. Dr. John P.J emphasised the need of Social Work intervention in today’s scenario. He mentioned that student exchange

  • Gujarat attracts attention of banks, financial institutions

    Gandhinagar : The Gujarat government entered into pacts with public sector banks for loans and with financial institutions for investment in financial services in the state as part of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017. Country’s largest lender State Bank of India will lend to the state Rs 300 billion, of which Rs 120 billion will be for priority sector such as agriculture and allied activities, reports Cogencis.

  • Early poll talk is Cong rumour, says Guj CM

    Ahmedabad : Rubbishing speculation about the possibility of early Assembly polls in Gujarat, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said the elections would be held on schedule, during the later part of this year, and blamed the Congress for spreading such “rumours.”

  • Jaggi engineers J’khand fightback

    Jaggi shared a 92-run stand with Kishan for the fourth wicket on Monday and on Tuesday anchored a 70 and 97-run partnerships with overnight batsman Rahul Shukla (27) and Kaushal Singh (53) respectively. (more…)

  • Red hot Priyank props up Guj to 283/3 vs Jharkhand

    Nagpur : Gujarat opener Priyank Panchal’s dream season in first-class cricket just got better as his unbeaten 144 enabled Gujarat to reach a comfortable 283 for 3 against Jharkhand on the first day of the Ranji Trophy semi-final, here on Sunday.