Free Press Journal
  • Anuhya murder case: Cops probe role of accused’s friend

    Mumbai: Mumbai Police, probing the murder of software professional Esther Anuhya, are trying to find out whether the arrested accused’s friend, whose bike was used in the crime, did anything that would amount to abetment of the crime or whether he could be made a witness in the case.

  • Maharashtra BJP backs Gadkari over meeting with Raj Thackeray

    Mumbai: Maharashtra BJP strongly backed its former party chief Nitin Gadkari, who had met Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) president Raj Thackeray yesterday, to request him not to contest Lok Sabha polls, to ensure that votes do not get fragmented.

  • Jaitley praises president over anti-graft ordinances

    New Delhi: BJP leader Arun Jaitley Tuesday praised President Pranab Mukherjee for “scuttling” the government move to pass anti-graft ordinances, saying he has set a precedent for the future.

  • BJP, SP have tacit understanding to polarise voters: Mayawati

    New Delhi: BSP chief Mayawati today accused BJP and SP of having a tacit understanding ahead of the Lok Sabha polls to polarise voters saying Muslims have suffered due to communal violence both in Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh.

  • Not dependent on any party: Cong leaders from Telangana

    Hyderabad: With the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) ruling out a merger, Congress leaders from Telangana region today expressed confidence that the national party would put up an impressive show in the coming general and legislative assembly elections.

  • Arvind Kejriwal to start Gujarat tour

    Ahmedabad: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal will embark on his four-day tour of Gujarat from tomorrow to Gujarat in order to verify BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi “development” claims.

  • Sharif for continuation of peace talks with Taliban

    Islamabad: Notwithstanding a brazen terror attack here, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today asked the government-appointed committee to continue the dialogue process with the Taliban to end the decade-long insurgency.

  • Tytler, Agarwal to fight it out for Lok Sabha ticket

    New Delhi: Congress leader Jagdish Tytler will take on J.P. Agarwal, incumbent parliamentarian from Delhi’s North East constituency, in an internal election of the party to select the candidate for the Lok Sabha polls.

  • Cong fears polls in WB may not be free, approaches EC

    New Delhi: Congress today expressed apprehension that the upcoming Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal may not be free and fair because of the “volatile political ambience” there and petitioned the Election Commission which promised to take all measures to ensure clean balloting.

  • Kohli trending more than Dhoni

    New Delhi: A series of losses overseas for Team India saw skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s popularity taking a hit on internet and Virat Kohli’s fan following rising.

  • BJP seeks clarification on CBI-Naveen meet

    Bhubaneswar:  BJP today demanded clarification from Odisha Chief Minister and CBI Director Ranjit Sinha on their meeting saying “people wants to know what transpired between them as Naveen Patnaik and his ministers are in the orbit of suspicion in coalgate, mining and chitfund scams”.

  • India need 140-kph bowlers for 2015 World Cup: Brett Lee

    Mumbai: Wishing for a match-up between his home country Australia and title holders India in the 2015 ICC World Cup final, retired fast bowler Brett Lee today said the defending champions’ biggest task would ahead of the mega-event would be to find pacers who can bowl at 140-kph.

  • 11 children ill after drinking water in Bihar school

    Patna: Eleven children fell ill Tuesday after drinking water from a handpump at a school in Bihar’s East Champaran district, officials said. All were reported out of danger after basic treatment.