Free Press Journal
  • Sensex slips from lifetime peak; FIIs remain bullish

    Mumbai: Market scaled fresh lifetime highs, but surrendered most of the gains on profit-booking towards the end of the week on IMF report about slowdown in Indian economy due to”international factors”.

  • MP Congress accuses BJP of cash distribution, moves CEC

    Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh unit of Congress today filed a complaint with Chief Election Commissioner V S Sampath, alleging that the ruling BJP was distributing cash through an NGO in the Bhind Lok Sabha constituency in the state.

  • Left banking on Sarkar image to see it through in West Tripura

    Agartala: CPI-M will be hoping to cash in on the clean image of Manik Sarkar, regarded as the country’s poorest chief minister, besides a possible split of Congress votes to see its candidate Shankar Prasad Dutta through in West Tripura which is going to polls on Monday.

  • BJP responsible for growing rift between Sena and MNS: NCP

    Nagpur: The NCP today accused the BJP of having struck a “secret pact” with the MNS and said the saffron party was “instigating” a fight between the Sena and the Raj Thackeray-led party which resulted in recent clashes in Mumbai.

  • Sikkim’s ruling SDF trying to reap fruits of the past

    Gangtok: With zero opposition in the Sikkim Assembly, the ruling Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) is banking on the success of various development works during its 20 years of power in the state to seek a record mandate for the fifth time in a row.

  • Azam urges Bukhari to reconsider his support to Congress

    Rampur: Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan has urged Shahi Imam of Delhi’s Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari to reconsider his decision to support Congress, saying his appeal to Muslims could divide the community.

  • Murder accused shares dais with CM, arrested later

    Gaya: In an embarrassment for Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, a fugitive murder accused presided over his election rally here and was arrested later, the police said today.

  • Uma Bharti takes ill; poll campaign on hold

    Bhopal: BJP Vice-President Uma Bharti has fallen ill after addressing an election rally at Malthoun in Sagar district of Madhya Pradesh.

  • Half of Karnataka voters below 40 years

    Bangalore: Half of the 46 million voters across Karnataka are below 40 years and the enrollment of first-time voters in the 18-19 years age group has been “remarkable this time”.

  • Shah speaks of revenge for insult in riot affected western UP

    Bijnore: Raising the communal temperature in riot-affected western UP going to polls on Monday, Narendra Modi’s close aide Amit Shah has spoken of the current election being an opportunity to take “revenge for the insult” during the violence in Muzaffarnagar last year.

  • Arms seized in Bihar

    Munger: Police today recovered arms and ammunition suspected to be used during the incoming Lok Sabha elections in Bihar’s Munger district.

  • ujarat is a model of hatred: Asrani

    Itanagar: Taking a potshot at the BJP’s Prime Ministerial Candidate Narendra Modi, Bollywood comedian Asrani has said that the saffron party wants to take the country to the 18th century while Congress moves with time.

  • Mistry wants Priyanka to campaign for him

    New Delhi: Amid reports that Priyanka Gandhi will share campaign responsibilities with her brother Rahul, Congress General Secretary Madhusudan Mistry today said that he will be “grateful” if she visits his constituency Vadodara where he is taking on Narendra Modi.

  • Strong undercurrents against Modi, BJP Govt unlikely: NCP

    Nagpur: There are “strong undercurrents” against BJP Prime Ministerial nominee Narendra Modi which will severely dent BJP’s poll prospects, an NCP spokesman said and claimed the Congress-led UPA will retain power with the help of regional and like-minded secular parties.

  • SriLankan Airlines to operate direct flights to China

    Beijing: Sri Lanka’s national carrier will commence direct flights from Colombo to Beijing and Shanghai this week, allowing passengers to fly to the destinations without a stop-over.