Free Press Journal
  • BJP hopes to cash in on four-cornered Bengal battle

    Kolkata: As West Bengal gears up for a four-cornered poll battle, the BJP is hoping to cash in on what it calls a “wave” surrounding its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi to make headway in a state where it has traditionally been weak.

  • Missing jet: Malaysia receives French satellite images

    Kuala Lumpur:Malaysia said it received Monday morning a set of French satellite images “captured by cameras” Sunday that might be related to the missing Malaysian airliner.

  • Poll merchandising: In election season supporters ‘wear’ their loyalties

    New Delhi: With the election campaign hotting up, party supporters can be seen flaunting trademark AAP caps, NaMo t-shirts bearing images of BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi or sipping coffee from a mug bearing a smiling  Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi.

  • Varanasi set for epic battle as Kejriwal comes calling

    Varanasi: AAP star Arvind Kejriwal arrives here Tuesday to kickstart an epic Lok Sabha battle that his supporters say will surely “humble” BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.

  • After shutting door on Cong, TRS seeks to reach out to CPI

    Hyderabad: Having ruled out merger and even an alliance with the Congress, TRS today sought to reach out to CPI which is being wooed by the Congress also in view of the left party’s crucial support base in Telangana.

  • Spouses slug out in Haryana Lok Sabha poll campaign

    Chandigarh: Spouses and daughters of some contestants are slugging it out to ensure their victory in Haryana where multi-corner contests are on the cards in all the ten Lok Sabha seats.

  • Biswajit equates election with T20 match, says anybody can win

    New Delhi: Yesteryears actor Biswajit, who gave a number of Bollywood musical hits, is trying his electoral luck from the urban New Delhi constituency and is unfazed by the fact that he is pitted against strong candidates from Congress, BJP and Aam Aadmi Party.

  • Sidelining of BJP leaders a conspiracy against Brahmins: SP

    Lucknow: Samajwadi Party today termed “sidelining” of senior BJP leaders a “conspiracy” by Narendra Modi and Rajnath Singh against the Brahmin community and said the party was no more in the battle for Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh due to internal bickering.

  • SC issues notice to Centre on Defence land encroachment

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today issued notice to Centre seeking its response on a PIL seeking CBI probe into alleged encroachment and misuse of defence land across the country.

  • Mohammed Shami should work on his run-up: Shoaib Akhtar

    Mirpur: Former Pakistan tearaway fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar’s suggestion for India rising pace sensation Mohammed Shami is to “work on his run-up” as he feels the talented speedster “has the potential to serve Indian cricket for a long, long time”.

  • Jubilant, IDRI extend research for TB drug discovery

    Mumbai: Jubilant Chemsys, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Jubilant Life Sciences, today announced an extension of collaborative partnership with Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI) for TB drug discovery.

  • Vodafone launches M-Pesa facility in Tamil Nadu

    Chennai: Augmenting the m-commerce platform, telecom service provider Vodafone launched his popular mobile money transfer and payment service M-Pesa partnering with private sector ICICI Bank.

  • Tanker carrying ATF catches fire after collision

    Nashik: A tanker carrying highly inflammable air turbojet fuel from Sabarmati in Gujarat to Pune caught fire after a head-on collision with a container at Lavhati junction on the Vinchur-Prakasha road.

  • Australia locates possible plane debris, sends ship

    Kuala Lumpur: Two objects possibly related to the missing Malaysian jetliner were today located by Australian plane in the remote part of the southern Indian Ocean and a ship is heading towards the area to retrieve them.

  • 8 members of banned Tamil militant outfit sentenced to life

    Chennai: Eight members of banned militant outfit Tamil Nadu Liberation Movement, which attacked a police station at Puthur in Cuddalore district in 1991, were sentenced to life by a Special Court here today.