Free Press Journal
  • Cong leaders in Ukhand running away from poll battlefield: BJP

    Dehradun: Accusing senior Congress leaders of running away from electoral battle field out of the fear of being defeated, Opposition BJP in Uttarakhand today said this was the reason why the ruling party had still not announced its candidates for the five Lok Sabha seats in the hill state.

  • Four BBL clubs fined for non-compliance of rules

    Melbourne: Cricket Australia (CA) Friday announced that four T20 Big Bash League clubs have been fined for non-compliance with contract reporting rules under the BBL Player Contracting and Remuneration Guidelines.

  • 1992 Babri demolition was planned sabotage: News portal

    New Delhi: The 1992 Babri Mosque demolition was an “act of planned sabotage” and not a by frenzied mob of Hindu outfits, a news portal claimed today on the basis of a sting operation it had carried over a period of two years.

  • Congress will do well in the northeast: Goa ex-CM

    Shillong: Former Goa chief minister Luizinho Faleiro Friday exuded confidence that the northeastern states would contribute more seats to the Congress kitty, and cautioned the electorate in the region not to fall prey to the “evil designs” of the BJP.

  • Vadodara poster war: Cong alleges ‘bias’ in complaint to EC

    New Delhi: Narendra Modi is “abusing” his power as Gujarat Chief Minister to monopolise advertisement space in Vadodara, Congress today complained to Election Commission, a day after its candidate Madhusudan Mistry tore down posters of BJP’s PM candidate and was arrested.

  • Gulbarg fund case: HC stays Teesta’s arrest till Apr 23

    Ahmedabad: In a relief to social activist Teesta Setalwad, her husband Javed Anand and slain Congress MP Ehsan Jafri’s son Tanvir, the Gujarat High Court today stayed their arrest till April 23 in connection with the Gulbarg fund embezzlement case.

  • TRS to go it alone in polls; releases first list of nominees

    Hyderabad: Announcing that it would not strike an alliance in the upcoming state and Lok Sabha elections, the TRS today released its first list of candidates for 69 of the 119 assembly seats in Telangana region alongwith its poll manifesto.

  • HC rejects Teesta’s plea to quash FIR on fund misappropriation

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today rejected the petition filed by social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand seeking quashing of FIR lodged against them in Gujarat for alleged misappropriation of funds and de-freezing of their bank accounts.

  • ATC orders Musharraf to appear at next hearing

    Islamabad: An anti-terrorism court in here that is hearing the judges’ detention case against former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf, Friday ordered him to appear in person at its next hearing April 25.

  • Congress releases its poll manifesto for Odisha

    Bhubaneswar: Farmers in Odisha will get free power and interest free loan up to Rs.25,000, if the Congress wins the assembly elections in the state, according to its manifesto released Friday.

  • Soon, balloons to pop open and deliver anti-cancer drugs

    New York:In a ray of hope for cancer patients, researchers are developing a better drug delivery method by encapsulating the drugs in nanoballoons that would pop open and release exact dose at the affected area without any side effect.

  • Some applicants may be better at differentiated banking: Rajan

    Pune: Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan today defended handing out just two licences out of the 25 banking applicants saying the selection panel felt that some of them were better placed to serve as differentiated banks.

  • Candidates in Sikkim not resorting to huge rallies

    Gangtok: With a little over 370,000 voters in the small Himalayan state of Sikkim, candidates for the assembly and Lok Sabha elections in the state are not resorting to huge political rallies and are instead wooing voters personally by visiting their houses.

  • Congress will spring a surprise in Odisha: Srikant Jena

    Bhubaneswar: The Congress, which has been out of power in Odisha since 2000, will deliver “surprising results” this time by improving its performance in the polls, senior Congress leader and union Minister Srikant Kumar Jena said.

  • Human saliva to run tiny power generators!

    New York: Soon, you can check your sugar levels or ovulation changes with bacteria-generated fuel technology powered by your spit!