Free Press Journal
  • We don’t support Gorkhaland: BJP Bengal unit

    Kolkata: A day after BJP nominee for the Darjeeling LS seat S S Ahluwalia voiced his support in favour of a separate state of Gorkhaland, BJP leader Tathagatha Ray today said the party’s state unit is not in its favour and Ahluwalia’s comment was blown out of context.

  • 62 oxen saved from slaughtering, court stays release to owners

    New Delhi:  Sixty two bovines have been saved from landing in a slaughter house as a Delhi Court stayed their release to owners from an animal shelter home where they have been kept after being rescued from four trucks.

  • Vadodara LS poll – A clash of titan and fresher

    Ahmedabad: The Vadodara Lok Sabha contest may turn out to be one between a political stalwart and a fresher, as BJP’s Prime Ministerial nominee Narendra Modi, who has chosen it as a second safe seat, is pitted against a newcomer from Congress.

  • CPI-M hopeful of non-Cong, non-BJP govt

    New Delhi: CPI(M) today exuded confidence that Left and regional parties would pool in their respective strengths after the upcoming general elections in their bid to form a non-Congress, anti-BJP government.

  • Shakti Mills gangrapes: Five held guilty; sentencing tomorrow

    Mumbai: Over seven months after the gangrape of two women including a photojournalist in the abandoned Shakti Mills compound here, five persons were today held guilty by a local court which will pronounce the quantum of punishment tomorrow.

  • Are you truly happy? Brain can tell

    London: Mind that laugh! As the world celebrates International Day of Happiness Thursday, we can tell if people are truly happy just from their laugh. A study has shown how the brain can detect fake laughter and respond differently to a genuine one.

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    Bowling is an area of concern compared to batting: Dhoni

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    Mirpur: Underlining his bowling concerns, India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni today said they need to bowl well at the death and hoped that batsmen would give the bowlers more than the par score on board.

  • BJP clinches rainbow alliance in TN

    Chennai: BJP today announced the formation of a seven-party rainbow alliance for the April 24 Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu, in its first-ever such electoral venture in the state where the turf has been largely dominated by DMK and AIADMK.

  • Modi should be subjected to media scrutiny, says Rajmohan

    New Delhi: Launching a fresh attack on Narendra Modi, AAP leader Rajmohan Gandhi today said the BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate should come clean on his election funding and subject himself to media scrutiny on his so-called achievements.

  • Political parties demand change of May 7 poll date

    Balrampur (UP): Political parties have asked the Election Commission to change the date of polling on May 7 saying lakhs of voters will not be able to exercise their franchise as they would be participating in ‘Urs’ at Ajmer Sharif dargah on May 6.

  • Microsoft developing gen-next ‘no-touch’ screens

    London: US tech giant Microsoft is working on next generation technology that will enable ‘no-touch’ phones, tablets and televisions that can be operated from afar, without the need to swipe them.

  • Congress to use Parrikar’s mining ban speech as tool

    Panaji: The Congress has found a way of attacking the BJP as well as Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar during the Lok Sabha polls campaign, especially in the mining belt, using Parrikar’s speeches.

  • BSP to go alone in LS polls: Mayawati

    Lucknow: Bahujan Samaj Party will field candidates in all 80 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh and will not go with “communal” BJP and its allies for government formation, its supremo Mayawati said today.

  • Advaniji can choose his constituency: Rajnath

    Chennai: In a bid to placate a sulking L K Advani, BJP President Rajnath Singh today said that it has been left to him to choose which constituency he wants to contest from, either Gandhinagar in Gujarat or Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh, in the Lok Sabha elections.

  • Elections won’t kick-start investments: Credit Suisse

    New Delhi: Elections in India are unlikely to kick-start investment cycle in a short period of time as against popular perception that a new government led by BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi could immediately revive the markets and economy, says a Credit Suisse report.