Free Press Journal
  • Better halves doing their bit to ensure win for spouses

    Bangalore: Even as some candidates are out in the battlefield with their nose at the front, the better halves of Nandan Nilekani, Ananth Kumar and Geeta Shivarajkumar, are doing their bit to ensure their respective spouses win in their respective parliamentary constituencies.

  • More sources join the search for missing Malaysian plane

    Melbourne: Multinational search operation for the missing plane resumed today with 14 planes and nine ships joining the hunt, a day after Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak vowed not to give up on the search for the aircraft.

  • Bellary going to polls bereft of mining clout

    Bellary (KTK): With the fall of the high and mighty mining barons, this iron rich district, infamously known as the “Republic of Bellary”, is going to the Lok Sabha polls bereft of the overbearing mining clout and hangover.

  • Poll fever catches up; stiff contest on cards in Kozhikode

    Kozhikode: With hardly a week to go for polling, the Kozhikode Lok Sabha constituency is witnessing a high voltage campaign by the key contestants- sitting MP M K Raghavan (Cong) of the UDF and CPI(M)’s A Vijayaraghavan of the Left Democratic Front, making it one of the prestigious contests in North Kerala.

  • Socialist stalwart battling hard to wrest CPI(M) bastion

    Palakkad (Ker): The heat of the electoral battle in Palakkad is as intense as the high summer scorching the vast rural constituency where Socialist Janata Democratic leader and former Union Minister M P Veerendrakumar from the Congress-led UDF is locked in a fierce combat with sitting CPI(M) MP M B Rajesh.

  • Look-alikes add glitz to electioneering in TN

    Chennai: Adopting various ingenious strategies to attract crowds to rallies, political parties in Tamil Nadu are roping in look-alikes of leaders like M G Ramachandran, Jayalalithaa and M Karunanidhi to connect with the audience and add a dash of colour to the poll scene.

  • Chauhan says EC diktat on collectors would demoralise admn

    BHOPAL: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan has sent a letter to the Election Commission of India ( ECI), expressing his concern over the transfer of district collectors and the direction to the State government to mandatorily post certain officers in certain districts.

  • Trivedi is a crorepati

    Indore: Social activist, advocate and Aam Aadmi Party ( AAP) Lok Sabha candidate Anil Trivedi is a ‘ Khas’ in terms of his immovable property. Trivedi has immovable property worth over Rs 1 crore and has bank balance of more than Rs 15 lakh. Trivedi has Face Book and email accounts and has also a blog.

  • Crackdown on rash drivers on BRTS, 26 vehicles fined

    Indore: Running cars beyond the permissible limit of 40 kilometer per hour on the BRTS mid- lane cost dear to over two dozen people. The traffic violators were fined up to Rs 1000 each.Moved by the increasing number of accidents caused due to rash driving of cars on the i- bus lane, a team of traffic department led by DSP Vikram Singh Raghuvanshi on Thursday evening carried out a crack

  • HC issues another notice to Ranjana Baghel

    Indore: Moved by an election petition, Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court on Thursday issued a notice to BJP MLA and former minister Ranjana Baghel. This is the second notice to Baghel from the court. The first one had not been answered so another is served.

  • Multi- vehicle accident leaves one dead, 3 hurt

    Ujjain: There was a multivehicle accident at Indore- Ujjain highway around midnight of Wednesday which claimed one life and left the other 3 badly injured.