Free Press Journal
  • Elangovan keen to contest LS polls; optimistic of Cong victory

    Erode: Amid reports that senior party leaders were said to be reluctant to face polls fearing defeat, senior Congress leader from Tamil Nadu and former Union Minister E V K S Elangovan today said he has staked his claim for Tirupur Lok Sabha seat and asserted his party would fare well.

  • Endorsing abusive postings in social media to invite trouble

    Thiruvananthapuram: Beware social media users about what you endorse. Not only those posting defaming contents in social media against candidates in the Lok Sabha polls will be running into trouble but those sharing such status are also bound to face legal consequenes.

  • Four arrested for forcing newly married to end life over dowry

    Thane: The Thane police arrested four members of a family here today including a couple on charges of allegedly harassing a young married women and forcing her to end her life under duress for more dowry , the police said here today.

  • 2002 riots case: Zakia moves HC against SIT clean chit to Modi

    Ahmedabad: Zakia Jafri, widow of former Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, today approached the Gujarat High Court challenging the Ahmedabad metropolitan court order upholding SIT’s clean chit to Gujarat Chief minister Narendra Modi and others in connection with the 2002 riots case.

  • Court reserves order on Teesta, husband’s bail plea

    Ahmedabad: A local court today concluded the hearing and reserved its order on social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand’s anticipatory bail pleas in connection with the Gulbarg society fund embezzlement case.

  • Cong to soon announce candidate against Modi in Varanasi

    New Delhi: Vowing to give Narendra Modi a tough fight in Varanasi, Congress today said it will put up a formidable candidate against the BJP PM nominee and urged all like minded parties to support it in the “battle against communalism”.

  • Court issues production warrants against Yasin Bhatkal, others

    New Delhi: A special NIA court today issued production warrants against Indian Mujahideen (IM) co-founder Yasin Bhatkal and two others seeking their presence before it on April 2 in connection with a case of alleged conspiracy to carry out terror acts in India.

  • AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal is no leader, says MP minister

    Indore: Questioning the leadership skills of Arvind Kejriwal, Madhya Pradesh minister and BJP leader Kailash Vijaywargiya today dubbed the Aam Aadmi Party leader as a by-product of Congress and BJP’s fight for power.

  • Sensex, Nifty recede after touching new lifetime highs

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex today hit a new lifetime high of 22,040.72 but pared gains on profit-booking to close at 21,832.61, amid cautious trading ahead of a US Federal Reserve policy meeting.

  • Mass exodus of leaders leaves Cong high & dry in Seemandhra

    Hyderabad: The Congress, which ruled Andhra Pradesh till last month, has now turned into an empty house in Seemandhra following the mass exodus of MPs, former ministers, MLAs and other leaders mostly into the TDP, protesting the bifurcation of the state.

  • Oats may help ward off cancer

    Washington,: Scientists have found that oats may help in warding off cancer, as there is growing evidence that it has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-itch and anti-cancer properties.

  • Cong slams BJP for playing “cheap politics” on India-China war

    Bangalore: Hitting out at BJP, Congress today accused it of playing “cheap politics” ahead of Lok Sabha polls on the issue of 1962 India-China war in the wake of a classified report on it being made public, saying it only showed the principal opposition party’s mindset.