Free Press Journal
  • Anti-naxal forces not to be diverted for polls: Odisha DGP

    Bhubaneswar: Ruling out diversion of central para-military force (CPMF) from ongoing anti-naxal operations in the state, Odisha Police today said it required an additional 50 companies of central forces for the ensuing twin elections in the state.

  • Varun Gandhi turns emotional, recalls father’s association

    Sultanpur (UP): Seeking to strike an emotional chord with the people, BJP leader Varun Gandhi today recalled his father late Sanjay Gandhi’s long association with the area and said he had come to establish a new relation of trust with them and not just for votes.

  • Satellite firm says it received signals from missing plane

    London: A British satellite communications company today said it had recorded electronic ping signals from the missing Malaysian aircraft which could be analysed to help estimate its location.

  • DMK seeks EC action against AIADMK Minister

    Chennai: DMK today charged an AIADMK Minister with distributing cash to voters and demanded the Election Commission take action against him.

  • I have no plans to quit DMK, says Alagiri

    Madurai: Amid speculations that he may float his own outfit, suspended DMK leader M K Alagiri today said he did not have any plan to quit the party even if he was forced out.

  • Diabetes increases pancreatic cancer risk

    Melbourne:  Screening all newly diagnosed diabetics for pancreatic cancer may soon become the norm as researchers have now discovered a link between diabetes and pancreatic cancer.

  • Kaif hopes to pitch in Sachin, Ganguly in his campaigning

    Allahabad: Former test cricketer and Congress’ Lok Sabha candidate from Phulpur Mohd Kaif today said he has “received the blessings” of legends like Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and Virendar Sehwag whom he expected to help him in his campaign trail.

  • Anna Hazare making baseless allegations, says aide

    New Delhi: A close aide of social activist Anna Hazare Saturday accused him of making baseless allegations regarding the turnout at a recently held rally of West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee in the national capital.

  • Stones thrown at TMC convoy in Darjeeling

    Kolkata: Miscreants threw stones at cars in a Trinamool Congress convoy for party Lok Sabha candidate former Indian football team captain Bhaichung Bhutia at Patlebas in Darjeeling district today.

  • BJP denies fund raising dinner for Modi

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party Saturday denied it was holding a fund raising dinner for its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, following the footsteps of AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal.

  • SC stays death penalty of two Dec 16 gang rape convicts

    New Delhi:The Supreme Court Saturday stayed the execution of the death sentence of Mukesh and Pawan Gupta, two of the four convicts for the Dec 16, 2012 gang rape, whose death sentences was upheld by the Delhi High Court March 13.

  • Social org seeks constitutional status for Minority Commission

    Aligarh: A social organisation for minorities today demanded that the National Minorities Commission be granted constitutional status such as that enjoyed by the National Commission for Scheduled Castes and Tribes.

  • Narayanasamy favours statehood with special status

    Puducherry: Criticising the ruling AINRC’s demand for mere statehood for Puducherry, Union Minister and Congress candidate in the lone Lok Sabha seat in the Union territory V Narayanasamy today said statehood with special category status alone would be beneficial to the people.