Free Press Journal
  • General elections turn into a “battle of carnivores”

    Lucknow: Lok Sabha elections which are just round the corner has turned into a “battle of carnivores”, as Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday hit out at prime ministerial candidate of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Narendra Modi over Gir lions versus Hyena taunt.

  • BJP flags 3,400 posters in Metro trains, Cong yet to catch up

    New Delhi: For the first time, the Delhi Metro has become an advertising ground for the political parties with BJP racing ahead of its rivals, including Congress, by putting 3,400 posters inside the train coaches so far.

  • Kejriwal flays Congress, BJP over fuel and gas price hike

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief, Arvind Kejriwal, on Tuesday flayed Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over inflation, water and electricity price hike, alleging the parties are controlled by gas and electricity companies.

  • Oil Ministry puts diesel price increases on hold

    New Delhi: The Oil Ministry has put on hold further diesel price increases, citing a reason that had not prevented it from hiking rates uninhibitedly about a year ago.

  • Babul Supriyo accused of entering temple in a drunken state

    Kolkata: A police complaint has been lodged against Bollywood singer and BJP candidate from West Bengal’s Asansol Babul Supriyo alleging he had entered a temple in a “drunken state”. Terming it “dirty politics”, Supriyo asserted he was a teetotaller.

  • HC asks EC to decide de-recongnition plea against MNS

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today asked the Election Commisison to “expeditiously” decide the complaint seeking derecognition of MNS on the ground of alleged violation of the Model Code of Conduct by posting “objectionable hate” contents on the party’s website.

  • Inclusion of Jats in OBC list comes under SC scanner

    New Delhi: The controversial decision of UPA-II government ahead of general elections to include Jats in OBC category came under judicial scrutiny with the Supreme Court today seeking explanation from the Centre for allegedly ignoring the advice of a statutory body to keep the community away from reservation benefits.

  • ‘Report on 1962 war released to rid India’s induced delusion’

    Beijing: Veteran Australian journalist Neville Maxwell has said he decided to release a classified 1962 Sino-Indian war report to rid Indian opinion of the “induced delusion” that India was the “victim of an unprovoked surprise Chinese aggression”.

  • Modi sees conspiracy in chopper delay, demands EC probe

    Rewa (MP): With flight delays stalking his election campaign in UP and MP, Narendra Modi today attacked the Centre alleging a “conspiracy” and demanded that Election Commission probe the matter.

  • Court issues production warrant against Irom Sharmila

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has issued production warrant for May 28 against rights activist Irom Sharmila after she did not appear before it in connection with a case lodged against her for allegedly attempting suicide during her fast-unto-death here in 2006.

  • Indian-American boy ignites debate over typeface change

    Washington: An Indian-American student’s bold suggestion to the US government that it could save $136 million a year by simply switching fonts from Times New Roman to Garamond in government printing has caught national attention, with printing officials terming his work as  “remarkable” while others dismissed it saying he was too young to understand the “oddity” of font measurement.

  • Anti-anxiety drugs, sleeping pills may cause death?

    London: If you often pop up anti-anxiety and sleeping pills, beware! A research from the University of Warwick has found that there are linked to an increased risk of death.

  • Rajan says payment banks on the anvil

    Mumbai: Governor Raghuram Rajan today said after the current phase of new bank licences, the Reserve Bank will go ahead with the differentiated licencing process starting with payment banks and then proceed to have universal “on-tap” licencing.

  • Bidhuri has not disclosed full info in poll affidavit: AAP

    New Delhi: AAP’s South Delhi candidate Devinder Sehrawat today alleged that his BJP rival on the seat, Ramesh Bidhuri, has not given full information about criminal cases pending against him in the election affidavit.

  • Uddhav’s claim “joke of the year”: Pawar

    Mumbai: NCP chief Sharad Pawar today trashed Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray’s claim that he blocked his entry into the NDA, dubbing it the “joke of the year” made out of “frustration”.