Free Press Journal
  • High Court wants medical panel to examine Asaram

    Jodhpur : The Rajasthan High Court has directed that a medical board be constituted for examining self-styled god-man Asaram who is in jail since August 2013 in a rape case after he sought interim bail on health grounds. The counsel for 74-year-old Asaram, who has been denied bail on seven occasions in the past, submitted that the accused has been suffering from about a dozen ailments since long and that his condition has

  • Nation goes gaga over Yoga Day

    From the deserts of Rajasthan to eastern planes and from the Himalayan heights to high seas.

  • NCW consultation on policy for womens empowerment today

    Mumbai: The National Commission for Women (NCW) would conduct a consultation over the draft national policy for women’s empowerment at the TISS auditorium on Tuesday (June 22), chairperson of the state women’s commission Vijaya Rahatkar has said.

  • IB, DRI told to crack down on cartels

    New Delhi:  With pulses prices rising unabated, the government asked central security agencies, including Intelligence Bureau and Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, to “pull up the socks” to curb cartelisation and ensure there is no artificial rise in prices of lentils, reports PTI.

  • Audio clip of MLA threat goes viral

    Jaipur :  An audio clip has gone viral in Rajasthan in which a BJP MLA is purportedly heard abusing and threatening a local journalist for publishing a news story against him.

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    HC verdict against Salman Khan in July first week!

    Jaipur : The Rajasthan High Court at Jodhpur will deliver its order in two separate appeals lodged by Bollywood actor Salman khan in the Chinkara poaching case in the first week of July when the High Court resumes after the summer vacations.

  • All four BJP candidates win in Rajasthan Rajya Sabha polls

    Jaipur: All the four BJP candidates, including Union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu and senior BJP leader Om Prakash Mathur, won the elections for the four Rajya Sabha seats from Rajasthan on Saturday.

  • Jethmalani, five others elected to RS from Bihar

    PATNA : Sitting BJP Rajya Sabha member from Rajasthan and senior lawyer Ram Jethmalani was among five elected to Rajya Sabha uncontested on Friday which was the last date of withdrawal of nomination papers. He was RJD candidate like Misa Bharti, daughter of former chief minister Rabri Devi who too was declared elected to the Upper House by returning officer R S Rai.

  • Indian history gives way to Marx, Hitler in Tripura!

    Agartala (Tripura): After former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru was dropped from Class 8 social science textbooks in BJP-ruled Rajasthan, Government schools run by the Tripura Left front state government will teach Class 9 students the history of Hitler, the Nazis, and the French and Russian revolutions in their history books, while omitting the Indian history of freedom-fighting.

  • Conman arrested in Mumbai

    Mumbai : Mumbai Police on Friday has arrested a conman Karan Singh Chauhan (40),who used to dupe people by promising to get them a loan. He used to cheat them by charging them a huge commission and never getting them the promised loan.

  • Nehru finds mention at 15 places in revised syllabus: Raj min

    Jaipur : Rejecting allegations of removal of references to Jawahar Lal Nehru from a Class VII textbook in Rajasthan, state School Education Minister Vasudev Devnani on Wednesday claimed that the revised syllabus has the first prime minister’s name at 15 places in different textbooks.

  • 11 deaths at state-run home: Cong blasts Rajasthan Govt

    New Delhi: In an attempt to corner the Rajasthan Government over the death of seven children in a state-run rehabilitation home, the Congress Party on Sunday alleged that the entire incident took place due to ‘criminal neglect’ and said Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje-led dispensation cannot be allowed to ‘shrug away from its responsibility’ and put the entire blame on a ‘lower level functionary’.

  • Intense heat wave continues unabated across nation

    Jaipur/Lucknow: Intense heat wave continued unabated across the nation with Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan becoming latest to come under the grip of soaring temperatures after Odisha and Telangana.

  • 11 persons with special needs, including kids, die in Rajasthan

    Jaipur : Eleven people with special needs, including eight children, staying at a government-run home near here have died due to suspected bacterial infection after allegedly drinking contaminated water. With the opposition hitting out at the Rajasthan government over the deaths, the Vasundhara Raje dispensation appointed a three-member committee to probe the matter.

  • RSS wants relook at creamy layers

    Nagaur (Rajasthan) : In an oblique reference to the recent Jat agitation in Haryana and the Patel stir in Gujarat, the RSS on Sunday said demands for reservation by the affluent sections of society only reflected deviation from the spirit of the Constitution.

  • Rahul attacks BJP, RSS over poll qualification norms in Raj

    New Delhi : Signalling a fresh confrontation, Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday mounted a fresh attack on the government over making educational qualifications mandatory for contesting Panchayat polls in BJP-ruled Haryana and Rajasthan, accusing BJP and RSS of taking away the right from the poor, dalits and adivasis.