Free Press Journal
  • Need to empower women: Nagaland Governor

    Kohima: Regretting that Bills for providing reservation to women in state Assemblies and Parliament were lying pending for lack of consensus, Nagaland Governor Ashwani Kumar today said that there was an urgent need to empower women and make them equal partners in the progress of the country.

  • RSP threatens to contest Kollam seat on its own

    Thiruvananthapuram: Simmering discontent in the Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP) in Kerala over denial of Kollam seat by CPI(M) reached a flashpoint today with the party firming up its plan to field a candidate against the LDF’s official nominee.

  • Malala campaigns for silent protest on April 17

    London: Pakistani teenage rights activist Malala Yousafzai, who survived a Taliban assassination attempt in 2012, will go silent for 24 hours on April 17 to show solidarity with children whose voices are silenced.

  • Ram Kripal a ‘friend’, welcome to join LJP, NDA: Paswan

    New Delhi: LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan today held out an olive branch to Ram Kripal Yadav, the leader of the Lalu Prasad Yadav-led RJD, on a day when the latter resigned from all party posts over an issue involving Lok Sabha tickets.

  • Cong, RLD fight over Bulandshahr seat

    Bulandshahr: Congress and its ally Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) are engaged in a tug of war over Bulandshahr constituency for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

  • Misa says will contest from Patliputra,hits back at Ram Kripal


    Patna:  RJD chief Lalu Prasad’s daughter Misa Bharti today made it clear that she will contest from Patliputra and hit back at party leader Ramkripal Yadav for dubbing her efforts to reach out to him as ‘nautanki’.

  • Anti-nuclear activists seek AAP ticket in TN

    Chennai: Anti-nuclear activists S P Udayakumar and Jesuraj, who recently joined the Aam Aadmi Party in Tamil Nadu, have sought tickets to contest the Lok Sabha election, a top state unit party leader said today.

  • How to manage your cholesterol

    London: Excess bad cholesterol can lead to heart disease or stroke, so take into account a few steps to manage your cholesterol levels.

  • India says it has serious concerns over terrorism in Pak

    New Delhi: India today said it has serious concerns over terrorism in Pakistan and it has to deal with it in the best possible manner as terrorism “cannot be responded by terrorism”.

  • Malaysian plane missing, presumed crashed; 5 Indians on board

    Kuala Lumpur:  A Malaysian airliner with 239 people, including five Indians, on board en route to China has gone missing and is presumed to have crashed today in the seas between Malaysia and Vietnam where a massive search is on.

  • Anna may campaign for Trinamool in Jharkhand

    Ranchi: Social activist Anna Hazare and film star Mithun Chakraborty may campaign for the Trinamool Congress in Jharkhand for the Lok Sabha polls.

  • Primaries system: Four Cong contenders for Vadodara LS seat

    Vadodara: Four Congress contenders including a woman are in the fray for the ‘primaries’ of Vadodara Lok Sabha constituency, a system introduced by party Vice President Rahul Gandhi to select candidates for 2014 polls.

  • AAP has given India hope: Gandhi’s grandson Rajmohan

    New Delhi: Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson Rajmohan Gandhi, who exited from the political scene after losing to then prime minister Rajiv Gandhi in 1989, has decided on a second plunge into politics as an AAP candidate for the Lok Sabha poll because he sees “hope” in the party that has emerged as a “new force” in Indian politics.

  • Lalu performs ‘jaimal’ with Rabri

    Chapra (Bihar): RJD chief Lalu Prasad has exchanged garlands with Rabri Devi publicly at an election meeting in a symbolic handover of his fortress Saran to his wife to contest the Lok Sabha elections.