Free Press Journal
  • Ludhiana civic polls: 6 SAD leaders expelled for anti-party activities

    Ludhiana (Punjab): Ahead of the civic elections in Punjab’s Ludhiana, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Friday expelled six leaders from the party over “anti-party activities”. “Harpreet Singh Bedi, Veeran Bedi, Gurdeep Singh Leel, Gurpal Singh Kohli, Sohan Singh Goga and Kulwinder Kaur Goga have been expelled from the party on grounds of anti-party activities,” said SAD leader Maheshinder Singh Grewal.

  • Supreme Court directs Centre to create mechanism to examine legislators’ assets

    New Delhi: Politicians, their spouses and dependents would now have to declare their sources of income, along with their assets, for contesting elections, the Supreme Court ruled on Friday. In a landmark judgement, the apex court passed a slew of measures to reform the electoral process, observing that the “purity” of electoral process was fundamental to the “survival of a healthy democracy”. It asked the Centre to put in place a mechanism

  • Cong doesn’t make false promises like BJP: Rahul

    Kailashahar (Tripura) : Rahul Gandhi on Friday appealed to the people of Tripura to vote for the Congress to bring good governance, saying unlike the BJP, his party does not make false promises.

  • Centre has gone beyond its means to help Andhra: BJP

    New Delhi: The BJP on Friday said the claim that the Centre was not helping Andhra Pradesh was “deliberate distortion of facts” and asserted that the NDA government had gone beyond its means to help the state after its bifurcation. BJP spokesman GVL Narasimha Rao said, “Please do not continue with this propaganda that the Centre is not helping the state. The Centre has gone way beyond its means to help the

  • Two tonsured over suspected witchcraft

    Ranchi: A mother and her daughter were tonsured on the outskirts of Ranchi in Jharkhand on the charge of practicing witchcraft, the police said.

  • SPOTLIGHT ON CHOKSI, NOW

    MUMBAI : The CBI has registered a fresh FIR against the Gitanjali Group promoted by Nirav Modi’s uncle Mehul Chinubhai Choksi, following a second complaint from the state-run Punjab National Bank.

  • Cauvery: Political leaders spar, TN farmers welcome SC verdict

    Chennai : On Friday when the Supreme Court settled once and for all a dispute – spawning several decades – over the sharing of Cauvery River water principally between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, by reworking the figures recommended by the Cauvery River Water Sharing Disputes Tribunal, it evoked a sense of disappointment across the political spectrum in the lower riparian state.

  • PNB scam: ED raids Jaipur premises of Nirav Modi

    Jaipur: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday conducted raids at one of the premises of businessman Nirav Modi in connection with the Rs. 11,400 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case.

  • We will get back to normal within six months: PNB chief

    New Delhi: Despite the huge blow of $1.8 billion fraud, India’s second largest public sector bank is hopeful of coming out of the problem in the next six months, according to its top official.