Free Press Journal
  • AAP to play the role of constructive opposition: Kejriwal

    New Delhi: Making an electrifying debut in high-profile Delhi Assembly polls in which it routed Congress, the Aam Admi Party today ruled out taking support of any political party to form the government, saying it will play the role of a “constructive opposition”.

  • Poll effect: Cong pledges introspection, transformation

    New Delhi: Stunned by the drubbing in assembly polls, top leadership of the Congress today pledged “deep introspection” with a view to “transform” the party to rectify its mistakes ahead of 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

  • ​In Gehlot’s home district, BJP win 9 out of 10 seats

    Jodhpur: In outgoing Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot’s home district Jodhpur, BJP has won nine out of ten assembly constituencies, with Gehlot the only winning candidate of the Congress party.

  • A verdict against Cong, not for BJP: CPI on poll results

    New Delhi: The Assembly poll results are a vote against Congress and not for the BJP as p ople are in quest for an alternative to both the parties, which they got in Delhi in form of the Aam Aadmi Party, CPI today said.

  • Delhi: Congress out, BJP in as AAP makes dream debut


    New Delhi: The Congress Sunday was headed for a humiliating defeat in Delhi, with the BJP emerging as the single largest party. But it was debutant Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) that put up a spectacular show in the battle for the 70-member assembly that presides over the fortunes of the capital.

  • AAP makes stunning debut, BJP short of majority in Delhi

    New Delhi: Newcomer Aam Admi Party today made a stunning debut in electoral politics by winning or leading in 27 of the 70 Assembly seats in Delhi and stopping BJP short of a majority in an election that toppled the three-time Congress Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.

  • Need for change drove people to AAP, say supporters


    New Delhi: The spike in the cost of power and water, rising inflation and the need for change – these, supporters of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) said Sunday, were what caused their party’s fantastic debut in the Delhi assembly elections.

  • No Modi wave, says K’tk CM Siddaramaiah

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today dismissed Narendra Modi wave in the country in the wake of BJP doing well in Assembly elections held in Rajasthan, Delhi and Madhya Pradesh.

  • AIADMK on road to victory, NOTA 3,504

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu’s ruling AIADMK’s P. Saroja Sunday took an unassailable lead of over 61,000 votes over her DMK rival V. Maran in the Yercaud by-election, officials said.

  • Tariff hike alone cannot bail out discoms: Care report

    Mumbai: Structural improvements and financial discipline are far more crucial for improving the health of distribution companies than depending on tariff hikes, rating agency Care has said.

  • ​Chhattisgarh remains uncertain, now BJP leads

    Raipur: The fortunes of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the opposition Congress continued to pendulum in Chhattisgarh as counting of votes went apace Sunday.

  • AAP’s rise, a matter of concern for both BJP, Cong: Rudy

    New Delhi: BJP today said the rise of Aam Aadmi Party in Delhi is a matter of concern for it as much as for Congress and maintained it could have won clear majority had it not been a three-cornered fight.

  • Political leaders surprised at AAP performance

    New Delhi: Leaders cutting across party lines expressed surprise at the Aam Aadmi Party’s spectacular electoral debut in Delhi, leading in 26 of the total 70 constituencies in the city-state.

  • Dikshit stunned as party failed to read Delhi’s mood

    New Delhi: “Bewakoof hain na (we are idiots, right?)”, retorted Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit today when asked if her party failed to read the mood of the city which it had ruled for 15 years.