Free Press Journal
  • CRPF clarification on TV footage on Aurangabad blast

    Patna: CRPF today clarified that the photograph shown in some TV channels where an injured CRPF personnel was pleading for immediate medical assistance was a jawan, now under treatment in a hospital, in yesterday’s landmine blast in Aurangabad district.

  • Mamata defying constitution: opposition

    Kolkata: In the wake of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee refusing to comply with the Election Commission’s order of transferring few officials of her state, the opposition Tuesday accused her defying the constitution and creating a constitutional crisis.

  • Kejriwal slapped again

    New Delhi: In the second attack on him in the last four days, Arvind Kejriwal was today slapped by an unidentified man during a roadshow in Sultanpuri area of North West Delhi and the AAP leader immediately blamed BJP for it.

  • Firing in kashmir

    Two guerrillas, one armyman killed in Kashmir gunfight

    Srinagar: In an overnight gunfight, two guerrillas and an army officer were killed and four policemen injured in Kashmir’s Kupwara district, police said, adding that the operation continued Tuesday morning.

  • Mizoram election deferred

    Aizawl: The election to the lone Lok Sabha seat in Mizoram has been deferred to April 11 due to a three-day shutdown and poll boycott call by NGOs and students’ bodies, an official said Tuesday.

  • K. Chandrasekhara Rao

    TRS chief to contest from Medak, daughter from Nizamabad

    Hyderabad: Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) chief K. Chandrasekhara Rao will contest the Lok Sabha election from Medak while his daughter Kavitha is the party candidate from Nizamabad parliamentary constituency.

  • Revealed: How Chinese have faster eye movement

    London: Ever wondered how quickly Chinese people move their eyes? It has nothing to do with the neurological behaviour or culture in people of Chinese origin.

  • Ashok Pradhan joins SP, attacks BJP

    Lucknow: In a setback to BJP days ahead of April 10 elections in Gautam Budh Nagar, former Union minister and senior leader Ashok Pradhan today joined Samajwadi Party, claiming that there was “trade” of Lok Sabha tickets in the saffron party.

  • Environment major poll issue in Sikkim

    Gangtok: Endowed with rich natural resources, Sikkim is among the few places in India where ecological issues are at the forefront of the political debate during elections.

  • Hunt continues for black box of missing Malaysian plane

    Perth: Multi-nation search teams hunting for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane would deploy an unmanned submarine to track down the jet’s black box at the floor of the Indian Ocean, as Australia said the “challenging” task is likely to continue for days.

  • Four acquitted in murder case for lack of evidence

    Thane: Four persons, including a woman’s husband, father-in-law and two other relatives, have been acquitted by a local court for her murder and harassment for want of substantial evidence.

  • Actors, ex-army chief, top cop raise stakes in UP

    Lucknow: With a former Indian Army chief, three Bollywood actors and a former top cop of Mumbai in the fray, western Uttar Pradesh is set for a keen battle Thursday to elect 10 of the state’s 80 Lok Sabha members.

  • Odisha candidate barred from using Padma Shri as title

    Bhubaneswar: Dilip Tirkey, a former member of the Indian hockey team who is contesting from Sundergarh Lok Sabha constituency on a Biju Janata Dal ticket, has been barred from using the Padma Shri award as a title in his campaign, an official said Tuesday.

  • Rao Inderjit Singh eyes Modi wave to fight ‘opportunist’ tag

    Gurgaon : Rao Inderjit Singh, who is fighting on a BJP ticket from here after nearly 35 years in Congress,  may be called an “opportunist” by critics but the former Union minister blames internal politics for his exit from the party he represented thrice in Lok Sabha.