Free Press Journal
  • Ads inserted in media without my consent, says Baalu

    Chennai: DMK’s Parliamentary party leader and its Thanjavur candidate T R Baalu today informed Election Commission of India that some advertisements of him canvassing for votes had been inserted in a section of the media without his consent.
    “It was brought to my notice that some advertisements were inserted in a leading newspaper without my consent and authority, canvassing for my candidature,” he said.

  • Heart beats differently in men, women

    Washington: In tests to diagnose heart conditions, physicians have used a formula for years to calculate maximum number of heart beats a person can achieve per minute.

  • Cong manifesto a list of broken promises: CPI(M)

    New Delhi: CPI(M) today termed the Congress manifesto as a “list of broken promises” and attacked BJP for not coming out with one even a few days before elections, saying the campaign process was being diverted to discussing few individuals than issues afflicting the people.

  • ​Chidambaram welcomes Karunanidhi to realign with Congress

    Chennai: Union Finance minister P. Chidambaram on Friday welcomed regional Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) party chief M. Karunanidhi to realign with the Congress led-United Progressive Alliance.

  • I am not joining Aam Aadmi Party, says Kapil Dev

    Mirpur: India’s World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev today refuted reports that he would be joining Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and campaign for their candidates in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

  • Gulbarg fund embezzlement: HC stays Teesta’s arrest till Apr 4

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court today stayed till April 4 the arrest of social activist Teesta Setalvad, her husband Javed Anand and son of slain Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, Tanvir, in connection with the alleged fund embezzlement case involving the riot-ravaged Gulbarg Society.

  • Khurshid hits out at UP police over poll code violation case

    Farukhabad: Union Minister Salman Khurshid today attacked Uttar Pradesh police for lodging a case of violation of model code of conduct against him, saying he would have taken the police team “hostage” as it had entered the premises without any warrant.

  • BJD will play role in govt formation at Centre: Naveen

    Titlagarh (Odisha): Claiming that the BJD would play a significant role in government formation at the Centre after the Lok Sabha elections, BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik today described the Congress and BJP as two sides of the same coin.

  • SC dismisses pleas on fresh interpretation of term ‘juvenile’

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today dismissed pleas seeking fresh interpretation of the term ‘juvenile’ in the statute and leaving it to the criminal court, instead of Juvenile Justice Board, to determine the juvenility of an offender in heinous crimes.

  • 2 ex-CMs in fray as heavyweights jump into J-K LS poll ring

    Jammu: As the political temperature shoots up in Jammu and Kashmir, four local unit heads of mainstream parties and two former chief ministers are among as many as 14 heavyweights who have jumped into the fray for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls in the state.

  • Explosion in Beijing restaurant injures 14

    Beijing: Fourteen people were injured today when an explosion possibly caused by a gas leak in a restaurant in the Chinese capital resulted in the collapse of the building that housed the eatery.

  • Former Bihar chief minister quits BJP

    Patna: Satish Prasad Singh, who served a mere five days as the Bihar chief minister, said Friday he had resign from the BJP, a party to which he switched last year after a long stint in the Congress, to protest against denial of proper representation to the Kushwaha community in the upcoming Lok Sabha election.

  • Ex-cricketers welcome Gavaskar’s elevation

    Mumbai: Former Test stalwarts Chandu Borde, Ajit Wadekar and Kiran More hailed today’s order of the Supreme Court to make Sunil Gavaskar as the president of the BCCI for IPL affairs as beneficial to the image of the T20 League which is under a cloud following last season’s spot-fixing and betting scandal.