Free Press Journal
  • Union Cabinet okays revised wages for Gramin Dak Sevaks

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved the revision in wage structure and allowances of Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS), effecting manifold hike in the remuneration of around 3.07 lakh Dak Sevaks. The government has also introduced the risk and hardship allowance for the Dak Sevaks for the first time.

  • Keep polls out of Cauvery issue: SC 

     New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Thursday pulled up the Centre for seeking ten more days to put in place the mechanism for sharing of Cauvery waters.

  • Death penalty to rapists of kids

    Accused will not get anticipatory bail; India to join 8 countries having sex offenders database

  • To empower govt  to take on fugitive  economic offenders

    New Delhi : After a Bill to deal with the fugitive economic offenders was stuck in Parliament due to daily ruckus, the government on Saturday took the Ordinance route to bring the deterrent law into force. It empowers the government to confiscate, even without conviction, domestic properties and assets of those declared as fugitive economic offenders by a special court for fleeing the country without clearing their liabilities and pay off the

  • President accepts TDP ministers’ resignation

    New Delhi : President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday accepted the resignations of TDP leaders Ashok Gajapathi Raju and YS Chowdary from the Union Cabinet.

  • TDP-BJP divorce: How it will affect the political scenario in southern states

    The political arena is full of buzz as two ministers from Telugu Desam Party (TDP) quit the Union Cabinet. The TDP has kept the BJP-led NDA alliance on notice period, and the politics in Andhra Pradesh is expected to undergo some churning. But this might hurt a bit, especially BJP President Amit Shah’s dreams to breach the

  • After TDP, now BJP ministers to resign from Andhra Pradesh cabinet

    Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members in Andhra Pradesh have announced their resignation from state cabinet, moments after Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu asked Telugu Desam Party (TDP) ministers to resign from the Union Cabinet.

  • Govt to set up new panel to supervise auditors

    New Delhi  : In the wake of the Rs 12,400-crore fraud at Punjab National Bank, the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister has approved the proposal for setting up the National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) in a move to implement stricter supervision of auditing firms and individuals.

  • Union Cabinet gives nod to bill to seize assets of fugitive offenders

    New Delhi: Cracking down on economic offenders who flee the country after committing frauds, the union cabinet on Thursday approved a bill for confiscation of properties of these fugitives and also gave its clearance to set up an authority to oversee auditing standards of large companies.

  • PNB ropes in forensic auditor for fraud case

    New Delhi : Punjab National Bank (PNB) has appointed Belgium-based consultancy firm BDO as forensic auditor for five of Nirav Modi Group companies that lead to the biggest ever banking fraud of $2 billion in the country.

  • NIA to probe human trafficking cases

    New Delhi : The apex anti-terror body National Investigation Agency (NIA) will be the nodal authority for probing cases of human trafficking after the government on Wednesday approved a proposal in this regard, according to an official.