Free Press Journal
  • Rahul Gandhi’s effigy burnt on the eve of his visit to Thane

    Thane: A group of miscreants burnt the effigy of Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi in Mumbra, on the eve of his visit to Thane district to address an election rally at Sonale in Bhiwandi on March 6, official sources said.

  • Six-phase polling in UP, Amethi to vote May 7

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh, India’s most populous state which elects the maximum of 80 members to the Lok Sabha, will see polling spread over six days in April-May.

  • Parties welcome poll announcement in Kashmir

    Jammu/Srinagar: Political parties in Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday welcomed the announcement for the Lok Sabha polls while separatists said it has no bearing on the resolution of the Kashmir issue.

  • Reduce high-protein diet to avoid cancer in middle age

    New York: There is bad news for middle-aged people who love to eat lots of meat, milk and cheese. They are four times more likely to die of cancer than someone with a low-protein diet, said researchers.

  • Google offers indoor maps in India

    Bangalore: Global search engine Google is offering indoor maps in India, beginning from Bangalore, at selected locations such as malls across the city to enable visitors to explore them at ease.

  • Newspaper, agency staff demand implementation of wage revision

    Patna: The Confederation of Newspaper and News agency Employees Organisation (CNNAEO) tod y demanded that the Supreme Court order on wage revision for employees in newspapers and news agencies should be honoured and implemented by employers and dismissed talk of an “existential crisis”.

  • Congress on sticky wicket in both parts of Andhra

    Hyderabad: The Congress, which retained power in Andhra Pradesh in 2009, faces a tough challenge in both the successor states that will see assembly and Lok Sabha elections in April-May.

  • Bhutia, Dev, Moon Moon, Sugata to contest on Trinamool ticket

    Kolkata: Reigning Bengali matinee idol Dev, film personalities Moon Moon Sen and Satabdi Roy, and former Indian soccer skipper Bhaichung Bhutia figure in the list of Trinamool Congress candidates for the April-May Lok Sabha polls, party chief Mamata Banerjee announced Wednesday.

  • After police detain him, Kejriwal blasts Modi

    Ahmedabad: AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal Wednesday accused Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi of being “anti-farmer” and “anti-common man” after police detained him briefly.

  • Alliance between NCP, Congress and RJD almost fixed: Tariq Anwar

    New Delhi: National Congress Party (NCP) leader Tariq Anwar on Wednesday said that the alliance between the Congress party, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and the NCP was almost fixed and the final announcement was likely to come during the day.

  • Lalu says deal sealed with Cong; announcement expected

    Gaya: RJD President Lalu Prasad today said that final talks on alliance with Congress in Bihar for the coming Lok Sabha polls has been completed and the announcement of the tie up is expected this evening.

  • India bowl Afghanistan out for 159

    Mirpur (Bangladesh): India bowled Afghanistan out for 159 runs in 45.2 overs in their last league match of the Asia Cup cricket tournament here Wednesday.

  • Secure fishermen’s release, Jayalalithaa tells PM

    Chennai:  Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa again urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to personally intervene to get the 153 Indian fishermen released from Sri Lankan jails.

  • Male hormones can enhance female fertility

    New York: In a ground-breaking research in the field of in-vitro fertilisation (IVF), a team of scientists has found that male hormones can play an important role in female fertility and enhance IVF therapy.