Free Press Journal
  • BJP chief calls up Uddhav as ties head downhill

    New Delhi: A day after Shiv Sena announced fielding candidates in UP and other states, BJP president Rajnath Singh today reached out to Uddhav Thackeray even as the Sena Chief ticked off BJP for “insulting” L K Advani over the ticket issue, reflecting strained ties.

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    Gadkari owns flat worth Rs 3.87 cr, jewellery of Rs 86,16,230

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    Nagpur: Former BJP chief Nitin Gadkari, who will be contesting his debut Lok Sabha election from Nagpur, today declared his assets including a 1,050 sq ft flat worth Rs 3.87 crore in Mumbai and jewellery worth over Rs 86 lakhs.

  • 11 nominations filed so far for 1st phase polls

    Kolkata: For the first phase of Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal slated for April 17, 11 nominations have been filed so far, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Sunil Gupta said.

  • Two nominations cancelled in Assam, 52 still in fray

    Guwahati: Nominations of two candidates were rejected today during scrutiny of papers of 54 contenders for the first phase of Lok Sabha elections in Assam in five parliamentary constituencies.

  • Modi’s thinking not “futuristic”: Amarinder

    Chandigarh: Congress’ Lok Sabha candidate from Amritsar Amarinder Singh today criticised Narendra Modi’s style of functioning, saying the thinking of BJP’s Prime Ministerial nominee were not futuristic like Rahul Gandhi.

  • Indian women not paid salaries for 9 months in Saudi Arabia

    Dubai: A group of Indian women working as cleaners in Saudi Arabia have gone on strike, accusing their employer of discriminating against Indian workers and not paying them salaries for nine months.

  • Gambhir to lead Delhi in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy

    New Delhi: Out-of-favour India opener Gautam Gambhir will lead a 15-member Delhi side in the North Zone league of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20 domestic tournament to begin on March 28.

  • Reliance business jet grounded for violation of safety rules

    New Delhi: Coming down heavily on aviation safety violations, DGCA today grounded a business jet owned by Reliance Industries for carrying expired safety equipment on board and suspended its pilot for flying without a licence.

  • TMC will emerge as third largest party after LS polls: Mamata

    Kolkata: Confident that her party would emerge as the “third largest” after Lok Sabha elections, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee today did not rule out a TMC-led government at the Centre while dismissing the possibility of supporting BJP and Congress.

  • Glasgow CWG organisers denies accreditation to hockey player

    New Delhi: A miffed Hockey India today asked the Indian Olympic Association to withdraw the men’s hockey team from the Glasgow Commonwealth Games after it came to light that full-back Harbir Singh Sandhu has been denied accreditation by the organisers of the 2014 CWG.

  • idarbha: Praful Patel, Gadkari, Damania file nominations

    Nagpur: NCP leader and Union minister Praful Patel, former BJP national president Nitin Gadkari, AAP leader Anjali Damanai and Maharashtra minister Shivajirao Moghe were among those who filed nominations for Lok Sabha polls in Vidarbha region today.

  • BCCI team inspects IPL venues in UAE, expresses satisfaction

    New Delhi: A team from BCCI has given their go-ahead after inspecting the three venues across the United Arab Emirates which was awarded the hosting rights for 20 matches in the upcoming Indian Premier League’s first leg.

  • Cong trying to polarise voters to hide failures: BJP

    New Delhi: BJP today alleged that Congress leaders were trying to polarise voters as they are unable to answer questions on the government’s “failure” to address issues of poverty, inflation and corruption.