Free Press Journal
  • Modi eyes Varanasi, titans corner chief

    Though MM Joshi has no problem shifting to Kanpur, he wants clarity on the issue to avoid clashes between party workers

  • In Maharashtra, Cong and NCP swap seats

    Mumbai :  Even as Congress declared its first list of candidates, an important decision regarding swapping of Raigad with Hathkanangale was taken by Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and NCP president Sharad Pawar at a meeting here.

  • On Women’s Day, Diggy raps Modi on wife’s plight

    New Delhi :  Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh known for his strident attacks on the BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has brought into focus the plight of Jashodaben (reportedly Modi’s wife) on the occasion of the Women’s Day.


    Shankersinh Vaghela, Nandan Nilekani, Karuna Shukla, Mohammed Kaif figure in Cong first list while ex-Maharashtra CM Ashok Chavan is ignored.

  • BJP brings in Yeddy, Mitra to boost list

    New Delhi :  Controversial former Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa and D V Sadananda Gowda, who succeeded him as the CM in then BJP government, are among 52 Bharatiya Janata Party candidates for the Lok Sabha polls from six states announced on Saturday, raising the total tallly to 106 with 54 announced on February 27.

  • Cong leaders join BJD in Odisha

    Bhubaneswar: In a major setback to the Congress, leader of opposition in the Odisha assembly Bhupinder Singh joined the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Saturday along with a party legislator.

  • Tricolour at political rallies

    NEW DELHI: The Election Commission has written to political parties that they can use the national flag in the political rallies, but taking care of the strict compliance to the Flag Code, Emblem and Names (Prevention of Improper Use) Act and Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act. It has drawn attention of the parties to an order in this regard by the Allahabad High Court on January 30 and asked the

  • Expelled for insulting MSY

    Agra: The Samajwadi Party has expelled its Lok Sabha candidate here, Sarika Baghael, and her husband Devendra for calling party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav a “budda” (old).  Party general secretary Ram Gopal Yadav said Maharaj Singh Dhangar would be the new candidate for the Agra City seat.

  • AAP leader’s face inked

    New Delhi: A man smeared ink on AAP leader Yogendra Yadav’s face during an event to mark Women’s Day at Jantar Mantar here today. The man was wearing an AAP cap and a badge, raising slogans “Bharat Mata ki Jai.”


    The party’s determination to make the BJP’s ‘communal’ history as its campaign engine was reflected at a NSUI convention when every speaker referred to ‘politics of hatred’ by followers of Godse’s ideology (more…)

  • Premium trains for Mumbai and Jammu before Holi

    New Delhi : Aiming to serve the twin objectives of catering to the Holi rush and earning additional revenue, the cash-strapped railways will next week run two Premium trains with costlier tickets for Mumbai and Jammu, reports PTI.

  • Diggy demands CBI probe into Rs 2000 cr MP scam

    New Delhi : Congress general secretary and former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Digvijaya Singh has demanded a CBI probe into the Rs 2,000 crore Vyapam scam that has rocked the BJP-ruled state.

  • Sibal blasts Kejriwal for flying by chartered plane

    Ahmedabad : Aam Aadmi Party Chief Arvind Kejriwal, who always claimed to be against VIP culture, has now created flutter by travelling in a chartered aircraft of corporates from pink city Jaipur to New Delhi for an event, reports ANI.

  • Misa unfazed as miffed Lalu man quits the party

    New Delhi/Patna : Senior RJD leader Ram Kirpal Yadav announced on Saturday that he was resigning from all party posts after being denied a ticket for the Lok Sabha polls.

  • Cong, TRS likely to hold talks next week over pact

    New Delhi : Congress and Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) are likely to hold talks here early next week over electoral alliance after the regional party in Andhra Pradesh rejected the demand for a merger, reports PTI.
    “I am in touch with (TRS leader) Kesav Rao. He is likely to come to Delhi on Monday,” AICC in-charge of Andhra Pradesh Digvijaya Singh told reporters here.
    TRS has appointed a committee of senior leaders, headed by Keshav

  • Anguished wait for fate of beloved

    Beijing : Cries and tears swept through a hotel conference room in Beijing on Saturday as some 120 relatives and friends gathered for news of their loved ones aboard a missing Beijing-bound Malaysia Airlines aircraft, reports IANS.

  • AAP has given India hope: Gandhi’s grandson

    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

  • Joint working manual for CR rakes unveiled

    Mumbai : With as many as four different types of rakes used on the Central Railway (CR), a combined operation manual with information on all four of them was inaugurated by the General Manager on Saturday at Kalyan station.