Free Press Journal
  • HDFC VP Murder Case, Siddharth Sanghavi, HDFC bank, bank scam, mumbai, murder

    HDFC Bank VP murder case: The police version changed overnight

    Mumbai: Even as the police is claiming that 39-year-old banker Siddharth Sanghvi was victim of a robbery that went awry, the buzz until Sunday night was that Shaikh was hired by four people, including a woman, who worked with him. The murder was attributed to workplace jealousy over salary and frequent promotions.

  • Mumbai: HDFC bank Vice President killed for measly Rs 35,000 EMI?

    Mumbai: A cab driver, Sarfaraz Ali Shaikh (20), has been arrested for the murder of Siddharth Sanghvi, a vice president at the HDFC bank. Shaikh, the police said, desperately needed money to repay his vehicle EMI and had confronted Sanghvi with a knife in the bank office compound.

  • Maharashtra: BJP leader Gurunath Lasne dies in road accident after car hit by speeding bus

    Bhiwandi (Maharashtra): Gurunath Waman Lasne, vice-president of Thane district’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) unit, died after his car was hit by a speeding private bus near Saravali village in Bhiwandi. He was 55. The driver of the bus is absconding. The police has registered a case under Indian Penal Code (IPC) Sections 304(A),184 and 279 and have started searching for the driver. The incident took place at around 6:00 pm on Monday

  • H-1B visa curbs to hurt Indian IT cos’ margins

    Mumbai : Tightening of H-1B work visa norms by the US is likely to put cost pressures on the Indian IT services firms and impact their margins due to increase in compliances and rise in onsite hiring, according to a report.

  • Venkaiah Naidu

    Emergency period should be taught at educational institutions, says Venkaiah Naidu

    New Delhi: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu opined that the Emergency period should be included in the curriculum at educational institutions across the country. “Emergency, which is the darkest period of Indian democracy, should be a part of the curriculum so that present generations get to know what was Emergency. How was it imposed? Why was it imposed? We have to educate the people on it,” Naidu said at the Vivekananda International Foundation

  • Vice President Venkaiah Naidu arrives in Peru

    Panama City: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Friday arrived in Peru on the third leg of his three-nation visit to Central America. Vice President Naidu, who is on a five-day visit to Central America’s Guatemala, Panama and Peru, departed from Panama for Peru on Thursday.

  • CJI Dipak-Misra, Supreme Court, CJI impeachment,

    Impeachment Motion: Mass hysteria over CJI and future of judiciary

    The BJP has thanked Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu for rejecting the Opposition bid to impeach Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra, forgetting that the Vice President is above partisan loyalties to the BJP – of which he once formed a part. After all, Naidu was part of Narendra Modi’s cabinet. Before that, he was a loyal cabinet minister of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Whether his decision was legally

  • Venkaiah Naidu

    Impeachment motion against CJI: Vice President’s legal experts, didn’t do their homework: Advocate KV Dhananjay

    Mumbai: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu recently passed a 10-page order rejecting the notice of motion moved by 64 members of Rajya Sabha seeking removal of Justice Dipak Misra from the office of the Chief Justice. In his ‘detailed’ order, Naidu claimed to have consulted several legal luminaries, constitutional experts and eminent jurists. However, if advocate KV Dhananjay of the Supreme Court is to be believed, it seems Naidu’s team did not

  • IAA rolls out mentorship programme for women in Marcom

    It’s time to extend support to women by introducing mentorship programme for women in the marketing, media and advertising space. This project is rolled out by the India Chapter of the International Advertising Association (IAA). This initiative is the brainchild of IAA, Vice President, Megha Tata and she will be giving this programme a direction.

  • Impeachment motion against CJI: Congress self-goal

    The rejection of the impeachment motion against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra by the Vice-President and Chairman of the Rajya Sabha, M Venkaiah Naidu, on Monday, was expected. For, the charges lack substance. These were based on mere innuendoes and doubts, not on facts. The movers’ pique and anger against the CJI for not ensuring a favourable order in the Judge Loya death case was behind the petty and revengeful move.