Free Press Journal
  • Calculating candidates’s expenses based on SC order, says EC

    Chennai: The Election Commission today said it was following the guidelines set out in the Supreme Court order while calculating poll expenses of candidates and political outfits across the country, rejecting the allegations by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa who had called the methodology into question.

  • Congress leaders flustered with Modi’s popularity: Raje

    Jaipur: Congress leaders were indulging in antics like threatening to chop Narendra Modi and tearing his posters as they were flustered by his popularity, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje said today.

  • Badminton legend Sidek relishing Indian cuisine

    New Delhi: Malaysian badminton legend Rashid Sidek was so mesmerised with the local food he tried during last year’s Indian Badminton League (IBL) that his taste buds left him wanting more.

  • Telangana BJP leaders oppose tie-up with TDP

    Hyderabad: BJP leaders from Telangana today opposed the electoral alliance with Telugu Desam Party and reportedly threatened to quit the party even as its central leaders were holding talks to finalise the seat-sharing deal.

  • Kejriwal criticises Hooda over farmers’ issue

    Hisar: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convener and former Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal today slammed Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, saying he had ruined farmers by selling their land to corporate houses.

  • BJP, TV channels run risk of violating poll law on manifesto

    New Delhi: BJP and the electronic media run the risk of falling foul of the provisions of law if the party releases its manifesto on April 7 and TV channels telecast it on the day polling in the nine-phased Lok Sabha elections begins in Tripura and Assam.

  • Imam Bhukari’s brother opposes support to Cong

    New Delhi: Syed Yahya Bukhari, the younger brother of  Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari, today opposed the latter’s decision to support Congress and accused the party of “backstabbing” Muslims.

  • Bukhari not sole proprietor of Muslims in India: CPI

    Coimbatore:  CPI today slammed Shahi Imam Ahmed Bhukhari for extending support to both Congress and Trinamool Congress in one breath and said he was not the sole proprietor of the Muslims in the country.

  • JD(U) releases party manifesto

    Patna: Introducing its manifesto for the current Lok Sabha elections, JD(U) today promised extending reservation in jobs in private sector, law for safeguard of migrant labourers, ‘special category’ status for Bihar and other least developed states.

  • BJP, TDP talks on to finalise alliance

    Hyderabad: Hectic talks were continuing between top leaders of the TDP and the BJP for a poll alliance in Andhra Pradesh here Saturday even as the BJP leaders from Telangana want the party to go alone.

  • Release of Taliban prisoners holds no truth: Yousuf Shah

    Peshawar: The news about the release of 19 Taliban non-combatants by the Pakistan government was not true as none of those released was on the list given by the Taliban, TTP committee coordinator Maulana Yousuf Shah said today.

  • Declare Banihal, Inderwal hypersensitive: BJP to EC

    Jammu: The J&K BJP today approached the Election Commission for declaring areas like Banihal, Inderwal among others, falling in Kathua-Udhampur Parliamentary constituency as “hyper sensitive” regions.

  • AAP demands action against Amit Shah

    New Delhi: Demanding a crackdown on Amit Shah for his “objectionable remarks” on revenge in riot-hit Uttar Pradesh, AAP today asked the Election Commission to register a case against the former Gujarat minister for spreading communal hatred.

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    Sonia refutes Naveen’s allegation of central negligence

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    Khariar (Odisha): Refuting Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s allegations of Centre’s negligence towards the state, Congress president Sonia Gandhi today accused BJD government of rampant corruption and inefficiency, besides inability to contain rising crimes against women.

  • Newborn found dead in bucket

    Srinagar: A newly born girl was found dead in a bucket at a government-run hospital in Rainawari area of the city, police said today.