Free Press Journal
  • Kejriwal takes on Modi in Guj, says no evidence of development

    Radhanpur (Guj): Taking on Narendra Modi on his home turf, AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal today accused the BJP PM candidate of trying to stall his visit to Gujarat after he was briefly “detained” by police and said he did not find “even an atom of development” claimed by the Chief Minister.

  • Court grants anticipatory bail to Cong MLAs, others

    Madurai: The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court today granted conditional anticipatory bail to Congress MLAs J G Prince and John Jacob and 11 others in connection with a case registered against them for allegedly attacking “Naam Tamizhar Iyakkam” activists on March 1.

  • Pak govt may include army for fresh talks with Taliban

    Islamabad: The Pakistan government is likely to set up a new negotiating team that will include army representatives to make the “second phase” of peace talks with the Taliban more productive and result-oriented.

  • EC has declared Arunachal as expenditure sensitive state:CEO

    Itanagar: With Arunachal Pradesh being declared as one of the “most expenditure sensitive state” in the country, the Election Commission has constituted a high powered committee to monitor election expenditure in the state, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) C B Kumar said today.

  • Goa Catholics demand change in poll date

    Panaji: Catholics and some political parties in Goa have opposed the Election Commission’s decision to hold elections for the Lok Sabha seats in the state April 17, which clashes with Maundy Thursday, a day of religious significance.

  • Delhi inch closer towards knock-outs after win over Haryana

    New Delhi: Defending champions Delhi inched a step closer towards qualifying for the knock-out rounds of the Vijay Hazare Trophy after comfortably beating Haryana by six wickets in a North Zone leg match here today.

  • Level-playing field should not be affected: CEC

    New Delhi:As it announced Lok Sabha poll schedule, the Election Commission today said the model code of conduct has come into effect which bars any authority from taking any action that would favour the ruling party.

  • 1.28 lakh new voters in Delhi

    New Delhi: Of Delhi’s over 1.2 crore voters, 1.28 lakh will vote for the first time in the Lok Sabha polls, an official said Wednesday.

  • Subhasini Ali CPI-M candidate from Barrackpore

    Kolkata: Subhasini Ali, daughter of revolutionary Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s Indian National Army associates Prem Sahgal and Laxmi Sahgal, would be the CPI-M candidate from Barrackpore in West Bengal for the Lok Sabha polls, the Left Front announced Wednesday.

  • West Bengal to have five-phase Lok Sabha polls from April 17

    Kolkata: The upcoming Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal will be a five-phase one and held between April 17 and May 12 along with the bye-elections to six Assembly seats, state’s Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Sunil Gupta said here
    today.

  • Advocate who threw ink on Sahara chief sent to Tihar jail

    New Delhi: The lawyer, who threw black ink at Sahara Group chief Subrata Roy in the Supreme Court premises yesterday, was today sent to Tihar jail by a Delhi court after he failed to get a surety for his bail.

  • Shiv Sena slams Gadkari; advises him not to worry about vote split

    NEW DELHI – Reacting sharply to the meeting of Bharatiya Janata Party leader Nitin Gadkari with Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray, the Shiv Sena today termed the former BJP president as an “apt businessman, who is expert in setting deals.”

  • Delhi Police chief unhappy over street children

    New Delhi: Delhi Police Comissioner B S Bassi today regretted that a large number of children live on the streets and promised to make every effort to prevent them from taking to crime.

  • Unsold at auction but Lee remains IPL fan

    New Delhi: He might have gone unsold at the players’ auction this year but retired Australian pacer Brett Lee today said he remains a huge fan of the Indian Premier League and the Twenty20 event could throw up the elusive fast-bowling talent that India desperately needs.

  • Police lathi-charge Cong workers on way to MP Assembly

    Bhopal: At least 60 Congress workers were reportedly injured when police resorted to mild lathi-charge while they were trying to march to the state Assembly from the party office at Jawahar Bhawan, a party official said.

  • Sena calls Gadkari astute “businessman” after his Raj meet

    Mumbai:  Shiv Sena today called Nitin Gadkari an astute “businessman” adept at setting up deals after the BJP leader reached out to rival MNS Chief Raj Thackeray and it also ruled out expanding the Opposition’s grand alliance.