Free Press Journal
  • Tawde targets Pawar, Chavan over hailstorm-hit farmers’ plight

    Jalna (Mah): Senior Maharashtra BJP leader Vinod Tawde today hit out at Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar for allegedly neglecting farmers in Maharashtra whose crops were destroyed by the unseasonal rain and hailstorms.

  • 13 Pakistani fishermen held for trespassing

    Ahmedabad: Thirteen Pakistani fishermen have been arrested for allegedly entering Indian waters illegally, Indian Coast Guard (ICG) officials said here today.

  • Ramkripal sings paeans to new ‘bhai’ Narendra Modi

    Patna: Ramkripal Yadav, former close aide of RJD President Lalu Prasad and who joined the BJP, today said he would contest from Patliputra as “injustice” was done to him and sang paeans to Narendra Modi.

  • Cong to get 200-plus LS seats: Rahul

    New Delhi: Rubbishing as “joke” poll surveys projecting 100 seats for Congress in Lok Sabha polls, Rahul Gandhi today said his party will get 200-plus seats and there is no question of Narendra Modi and BJP coming to power.

  • Chidambaram wonders if BJP will support minority schemes

    Sivaganga (TN): Questioning Narendra Modi’s credentials vis-a-vis minorities, Finance Minister P Chidambaram today wondered whether BJP will continue with the minority welfare schemes and support related organisations if it came to power.

  • Pressure of playing against India will motivate us: Hafeez

    Dhaka: Pakistan will start their campaign at World T20 with a high-octane clash against India but skipper Mohammad Hafeez believes the “pressure” of locking horns against the arch-rivals in the opening match will act as a “motivation” for the side.

  • Lalu trashes poll surveys showing lead for BJP

    Patna: RJD chief Lalu Prasad today trashed poll surveys predicting BJP’s landslide victory particularly in Bihar and said his “barometer” of gauging public mood was actually showing an altogether different result.

  • Bajwa accuses SAD-BJP of making tall claims on surplus power

    Chandigarh: Congress today accused SAD-BJP government of making “tall claims” about surplus power in Punjab, saying the power projects inaugurated by Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal have not generated even a single unit.

  • Cash at judge’s door: Defence claims entries in DDR fabricated

    Chandigarh: A defence lawyer in 2008 cash-at-judge’s door scam, involving former Punjab and Haryana High Court judge Nirmal Yadav, today questioned authenticity of entries made in Daily Dairy Reports (DDR) while examining two prosecution witnesses in a CBI court here.

  • India intensifies search for missing Malaysian plane

    New Delhi: India has further intensified efforts to find the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 with additional naval and air assets being deployed for searching an expanded area in central and east Bay of Bengal, the defence ministry said Saturday.

  • Guj Cong fields Koli candidates for 3 LS seats in Saurashtra

    Rajkot: Apparently keeping the ‘caste factor’ in mind, opposition Congress has fielded three candidates from the Koli (fisherman) community for Rajkot, Surendranagar and Bhavnagar seats in Saurashtra and Kutch regions.

  • LS poll to have bearing on assembly election in J&K: Omar

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said results of coming parliamentary polls will have a bearing on the state assembly elections slated to be held later this year.

  • Voting time extended by two hours

    New Delhi: The Election Commission today extended the voting time by two hours for the upcoming Lok Sabha and Assembly elections.

  • Soni Sorim, Shazia Ilmi in AAP’s sixth list of candidates

    New Delhi: Tribal activist Soni Sori will be the Aam Aadmi Party candidate from Bastar in Chattisgarh and senior leader Shazia Ilmi will contest from Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh as the party today released its sixth list of candidates for 55 Lok Sabha seats.