Free Press Journal
  • Poonam Mahajan meets Uddhav Thackeray, seeks blessings

    Mumbai: Poonam Mahajan, the late Pramod Mahajan’s daughter and the BJP candidate from Mumbai North-West Lok Sabha constituency, today met Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray and sought his blessings and support.

  • TRS rules out alliance with Cong for upcoming LS, state polls

    Hyderabad: Dashing the last hopes of the Congress high command, Telangana Rashtra Samiti President K Chandrasekhar Rao today categorically ruled out even an electoral alliance with the party for the forthcoming polls to Lok Sabha and state Assembly.

  • If no aid, then NOTA: Vidarbha farmers

    Nagpur: Lakhs of distressed farmers in Vidarbha region have threatened to press the None Of The Above (NOTA) button on voting machines next month if they are not disbursed aid for farm losses immediately, an activist said here Saturday.

  • PM did not meet the media despite our pleas: Chacko

    Kochi: P.C. Chacko, Congress spokesperson and Lok Sabha candidate from Kerala’s Chalakudy constituency, Saturday said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh refused to meet the media despite repeated pleas by party workers.

  • ​Maruti to seek minority shareholders’ nod for Gujarat plant

    New Delhi: Under pressure from institutional investors, Maruti Suzuki India today decided to seek minority shareholders’ approval after tweaking some of the earlier proposals for the controversial Gujarat plant, which its parent Suzuki Motor Corp had decided to takeover from it.

  • Waqar, Murali to oversee CAB’s bowlers hunt

    Kolkata: Aiming to churn out future players for the national team, the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) Saturday unveiled Vision 2020 – an initiative which will see Pakistan pace legend Waqar Younis and Sri Lankan spin wizard Muttiah Muralitharan nurturing young bowling talents from West Bengal.

  • Not used to throwing my hat anywhere: Sourav on coaching

    Kolkata: Ex-India captain Sourav Ganguly asserted Saturday that the expertise of former greats can be utilised for developing the current cricket team even as he refused to “throw in my hat for the job”.

  • Anantnag Lok Sabha seat virtually in PDP’s pocket borough

    Anantnag: With 12 of the 16 assembly segments of south Kashmir’s Anantnag Lok Sabha constituency in its kitty, the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is believed have an edge over the state’s ruling National Conference (NC).

  • Fire in two shops, goods worth nearly Rs 20 lakh damaged

    Patna: Two shops, including that of a well-known apprarel company, were gutted due to short circuit damaging property worth nearly Rs 20 lakh in Boring Road area today, fire brigade sources said.

  • JD(U) announces first list of candidates

    New Delhi: JD(U) today announced its first list of 15 candidates for Bihar and four other states fielding a former bureaucrat K P Ramaiah from Sasaram against Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar.

  • Process of filing nominations begins in Odisha

    Bhubaneswar: The process of filing nominations for 10 Lok Sabha and 70 Assembly seats began today with notification issued by the Election Commission.

  • Country waiting for Modi to take the mantle of PM, BJP

    Bangalore: Senior BJP leader and Deputy Leader of Opposition in the Rajy Sabha Ravi Shankar Prasad today said the only link between good economy and good politics is good governance and government under the leadership of Narendra Mody will provide it.

  • Gold down on weak buying support, silver slips

    Mumbai: Gold prices moved down modestly due to subdued buying from stockist and retailers at the existing levels despite bullish overseas sentiments.

  • PDP condemns killing of youth in Bandipore

    Srinagar: Opposition PDP today condemned the killing of a youth allegedly in police firing in Bandipora district and demanded that Jammu and Kashmir Government should withdraw all cases against Kashmiri youths for holding protests.