Free Press Journal
  • TN Govt appoints Anoop Jaiswal as DGP-Elections

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Government today posted Director General of Police and Police Housing Corporation Chairman and Managing Director, Anoop Jaiswal, as in-charge, of Elections with immediate effect.

  • AP gears up for ZPTC, MPTC elections tomorrow

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh State Election Commission today said it has made elaborate arrangements to conduct first phase of elections to Zilla Parishad Territorial Constituencies (ZPTC) and Mandal Parishad Territorial Constituencies (MPTC) to be held tomorrow.

  • Industrialisation not at the cost of farmers: Jayalalithaa

    Thanjavur: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa Saturday reiterated her earlier assurance to the farmers in the Thanjavur region that industrialisation will not be encouraged at their cost.

  • RSS, corporate media together projecting Modi: Buddhadeb

    Kolkata: The “regressive” RSS and the corporate houses have forged a “strange” alliance to project BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, CPI-M leader Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee said Friday.

  • S concerned about telecom trade barriers in India, China

    Washington: Expressing concern over what it called “emergence of troubling new and potential barriers” to telecommunications trade in India and China, the US says it’s seeking “a level playing field” for US companies.

  • Countering Modi, Mamata propounds ‘Bengal model of development’

    Kolkata: Countering the BJP’s “Gujarat model of development”, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday propounded the “Bengal model of development” asserting the western state lagged behind on several parameters.

  • Election will decide who will be cut to size: Raje

    Jaipur: Hitting back at the Congress after its Saharanpur leader threatened to chop Narendra Modi to pieces, Rajasthan chief Minister Vasundhara Raje today said the Lok Sabha results will clearly show who will be cut to size and who will be the winner.

  • Congress re-assures special status to Goa if voted to power

    Panaji: The Congress party today released its Goa-specific manifesto in addition to the national one, re-assuring the long-pending promise of special status to the coastal state to preserve its identity.

  • Court rejects Musharraf plea for exemption in Lal Masjid case

    Islamabad: A Pakistani court today rejected the petition of former military ruler Pervez Musharraf seeking permanent exemption from appearance in a case of the murder of a cleric during the Lal Masjid operation in 2007.

  • Work done to accord MFN status to India: Pakistan envoy

    Mumbai: Pakistan has completed the relevant formalities for according India the status of “Most Favoured Nation (MFN)” after negotiating tariff-related issues, Pakistani High Commission in India Abdul Basit said here Saturday.

  • Court remands Katihar MLA to 14 days’ JC

    Raiganj (WB): A North Dinajpur court today sent Bihar MLA Mehebub Alam to 14 days’ judicial custody in connection with a clash between Congress and CPI(ML) at Itahar in the district.

  • Lok Sabha battle begins Monday from India’s northeast

    Agartala/Guwahati: The nine-phase Lok Sabha election begins Monday from India’s northeast, with polling in five of the 14 seats in Assam and one of the two constituencies in Tripura.

  • Supriya Sule confident of alliance win

    Bhusawal: NCP MP Supriya Sule today said the Congress-NCP alliance would emerge victorious in elections once again.
    “I am certain that we will be voted to power once again,” Sule told reporters.

  • Karti Chidambaram files nominations;declares Rs 59.66cr assets

    Chennai: Karti P Chidambaram, son of Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram, who is making his electoral debut, today declared assets to the extent of Rs 59.66 crore while filing nomination papers for Sivaganga Lok Sabha seat.