Free Press Journal
  • Rajasthan aims 3,780 mw solar capacity by April next

    Jaipur: With 20 projects of 1,500 MW capacity in pipeline, Rajasthan is targeting to increase its solar power generation to 3,780 MW by April next year in order to achieve the goal of 7,000 MW clean energy capacity in the next four years.

  • Cash Crunch: Cashless economy, finally; ATMs run out of cash, government says no currency shortage

    New Delhi: A day after Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan flagged the shortage of Rs 2,000 notes in ATMs, reports trickled in about a large number of ATMs of various banks running out of cash in Delhi and in   Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Bihar.

  • Rajasthan: Trip to dreamy desert land

    On a visit to four different regions of Rajasthan, Maithili Chakravarthy discovers a few things – The love for luxury and ostentation among the maharajas, the prowess of rich Marwari businessmen who built artistic havelis to show off their wealth, dal-baati which can release serotonin and that religions could coexist peacefully without society complicating their bonhomie

  • ‘BHAJPA SE BETI BACHAO’: CONGRESS TAUNTS MODI GOVT

    New Delhi : Taunting at the BJP’s “Beti Bachao” (save girl child) slogan, the Congress on Wednesday said a cry gone out in the BJP-ruled Uttar Pradesh is: “Bhajpa se beti bachao” (save daughters from BJP).

  • Rajasthan: Endless wait end as cricket returns to SMS Stadium after four years

    Jaipur: After an endless wait, cricket is finally returning to the Sawai Man Singh stadium on Wednesday. It will be a memorable day in the history of SMS Stadium and the Pink City will be cheering on some great hits and catches once again. There will be ‘Halla Bol’ once again after the long hiatus of four years. Also it makes a big day for Rajasthan Royals, who will be returning to

  • Bharat Bandh updates: 30 CRPF companies sent to states

    New Delhi: The central government has sent 30 companies of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) — the country’s largest paramilitary force — to various states to maintain law and order during the “Bharat Bandh” called on Tuesday.

  • Bharat bandh: Mixed reaction to anti-quota strike in Rajasthan

    Jaipur: A nationwide strike called by some groups opposed to caste-based reservations in education and jobs evoked mixed response in Rajasthan, with the authorities imposing prohibitory orders and blocking mobile internet services in the state capital to prevent violence.

  • Indore: Railway to run Mhow-Kalakund line as heritage stretch

    Indore: The railways has decided to preserve around 30-km-long Mhow-Kalakund rail line as heritage lines, in a shift from its plans to convert all of them in to broad-gauge ones, sources in the ministry said. Besides the Mhow-Kalakund stretch, the railways has decided to preserve four other metre-gauge lines in different parts of the country and run them as heritage lines.

  • Rahul’s battle cry

    Congress to hold mega protest rally against Centre in Delhi on April 29

  • Post Blackbuck poaching case verdict, Bollywood stars gather at Salman Khan and Saif Ali Khan’s house

    On Thursday, Jodhpur sessions court convicted Bollywood superstar Salman Khan in the 1998 Blackbuck Poaching Case. Apart from Salman Khan, actors who were also involved in the case, Saif Ali Khan, Neelam, Tabu and Sonali Bendre got an acquittal from the court. Well, after this big decision of the court, many Bollywood celebs reached Salman Khan and Saif Ali Khan’s house to

  • Blackbuck poaching case: Too soon to rejoice over Salman Khan conviction

    It may be too soon to rejoice over Salman Khan’s being sentenced to five years jail for killing the rare and gentle black buck at Bhagoda ki Dhani in Kankani village near Jodhpur in Rajasthan at midnight of October 1-2, 1998, during the shooting of Hum Saath Saath Hain. This is because the underlying dictum in criminal jurisprudence is that the more heinous the crime, the stricter the evidence needed to uphold

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    Blackbuck Poaching Case: Salman Khan is Qaidi No. 106; shares ward no. 2 with Asaram Bapu in Jodhpur jail

    Jodhpur: Bollywood actor Salman Khan, who has been sentenced to five-year jail term in Blackbuck poaching case, has been lodged in ward number 2 and given number 106 in Jodhpur Central jail. As per the Jodhpur DIG (Jail) Vikram Singh, multiple layers of security have been put in place for the actor in the jail, and he has been lodged in a

  • SHARP FALL IN SC/ST ACT CONVICTIONS

    New Delhi : Even as the debate rages on the misuse of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, the government’s own National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) shows in its 2017 report a sharp decline in convictions in such cases for want of evidence.

  • Blackbuck Poaching case: Arrogant Saif Ali Khan threatens to hit driver, watch video

    Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan along with Tabu, Neelam and Sonali Bendre arrived at Jodhpur, Rajasthan ahead of court’s verdict on 20-year long Blackbuck poaching case. Meanwhile, a video of Saif from Jodhpur airport is going viral where he tells his driver “sheesha upar Karo aur reverse Kar lo warna padegi ek”, when he was being questioned by reporters.