Free Press Journal
  • Opinion poll says BJP alliances to gain in Bihar, Maharashtra

    New Delhi: The recently-forged alliance between the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Lok Janshakti Party is likely to emerge as the largest gainer in Bihar, cornering 21 out of 40 parliamentary seats and reducing the seats of the ruling Janta Dal (United) to six, according to an opinion poll by ABP News-Nielson.

  • Poll talks between TDP, BJP remain inconclusive

    Hyderabad: Talks between TDP and BJP over forging an electoral alliance in Andhra Pradesh remained inconclusive even as the former offered 35 Assembly and seven Lok Sabha seats to the latter in Telangana region and ten and three seats in Seemandhra.

  • Benami flats in Adarsh were bought under SC/ST quotas: CBI

    Mumbai: Many of the ‘benami’ flats (the flats held in the name of a proxy buyer) in the scam-tainted Adarsh Society here were purchased under the quotas for scheduled castes, scheduled tribes and ‘weaker sections of the society’, the CBI has said in its supplementary chargesheet.

  • Seven notices, inadequate responses led to CCI fine on Google

    New Delhi: Google’s failure to provide complete information in response to seven notices send by its investigation arm resulted in fair trade watchdog decision to impose Rs 1 crore penalty on the Internet major.

  • Will continue as BJP chief if party comes to power: Rajnath

    Lucknow: Expressing hope that his party would get majority in Lok Sabha polls, BJP National President Rajnath Singh today said Narendra Modi will become next Prime Minister and he would continue as the party president.

  • Supporting BJP, Modi on black money issue: Ramdev

    Faridabad: Yoga guru Ramdev today said he was backing BJP as its prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi had extended support to issues raised by him including stopping corruption and bringing back black money to India.

  • Goa leader’s ‘LPG cylinders theory’ on Congress communalism

    Panaji: Even as the debate between communalism and secularism gathers steam ahead of the general election, a Catholic legislator in Goa Friday showed his own way of measuring communalism – the number of cooking gas cylinders.

  • Men’s rights organisation to appeal for NOTA option

    Kolkata: Miffed over political parties ignoring men’s rights, an umbrella organisation of NGOs espousing men’s issues, has decided to ask all male voters to opt for the ‘NOTA’ option in the ballot to register protest in the coming election.

  • Accomplices of IM terrorists trained for planting bombs

    Jaipur: Five accomplices of suspected IM terrorists, who were held from Sikar, had been prepared for the task of planting of bombs at targets in Rajasthan, a senior police officer today said.

  • Delhi EC creating awareness to maximise voter turnout

    New Delhi: To increase voter turnout in the Lok Sabha polls, the Delhi Election Commission is leaving no stone unturned, as it is utilising almost all platforms from bus shelters, newspapers, Metro stations to radio where its new slogan ‘Ab Baithe Nahi Rahenge, Vote Karenge’ is promoted.

  • Sabir Ali’s entry into BJP triggers angry protest by Naqvi

    New Delhi: Induction of expelled JD(U) leader Sabir Ali today triggered angry protest within BJP, with senior leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi terming him as a “friend” of Indian Mujahideen chief Yasin Bhatkal and mocking that Dawood Ibrahim could be the next entrant.

  • Woman gang raped in Delhi, two arrested

    New Delhi: A woman was gang raped by two people on the pretext of being provided a job, police said Friday, adding the alleged attackers have been arrested.

  • Kerala HC orders CBI probe into CM’s gunman’s land deal

    Alappuzha: The Kerala High Court Friday ordered a CBI probe into an alleged land deal involving a former gunman of Oommen Chandy. The chief minister welcomed the decision, saying “whenever there is a demand for a CBI probe, we have agreed to it”.