Free Press Journal
  • Elephant scare, firing near Meghalaya booths

    Shillong :  Voting picked up Wednesday for the two Lok Sabha seats in Meghalaya, even as the of firing of blanks was reported near a polling centre and wild elephants disrupted officials from visiting two polling booths in the state.

  • Retired IAS, IPS officers in AP jump on poll bandwagon

    Hyderabad: Retired IAS and IPS officers have thrown their hat in the ring in the election arena in Andhra Pradesh which has already seen the entry of cine stars and businessmen.

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    Attacker apologises after Kejriwal meets him

    New Delhi: An autorickshaw driver Wednesday apologised to Arvind Kejriwal after the AAP leader called on him, and admitted that slapping him was a “big mistake”.

  • 3 candidates served show cause notice for violating poll code

    Gurdaspur:  Three candidates in Gurdaspur Lok Sabha constituency were today issued show cause notices for violating Model Code of Conduct by organising rallies without taking prior permission from the Election Commission.

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    Kejriwal visits house of autorickshaw driver who slapped him

    New Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal today visited the residence of the autorickshaw driver who had slapped him at a roadshow in Sultanpuri area of North-west Delhi and the AAP leader said he has “forgiven” the man.

  • BJP announces candidates for LS & Assembly polls in AP

    Hyderabad: The BJP today announced its list of candidates for the Lok Sabha and assembly polls in Telangana region that includes former Union Ministers Bandaru Dattatreya, Ch Vidyasagar Rao among others.

  • Over a third of votes polled in Nagaland

    Kohima: More than 35 percent votes had been cast till noon on Wednesday in the lone Lok Sabha constituency in Nagaland, an official said.

  • Modi files nomination papers in Vadodara

    Vadodara (Guj):  Narendra Modi today filed his nomination from the Vadodara Lok Sabha seat making a pitch for “good governance” and emphasising his links with the region.

  • Local Congress leader shot at in Barabanki

    Barabanki: A local Congress leader was seriously injured after two unidentified motorcycle-borne assailants allegedly opened fire on him in Anar Patti village here, police said today.

  • BJP leader appeals to maintain peace in clash-hit area

    Ranchi: Senior BJP leader C P Singh today appealed to the villagers to maintain peace and harmony in Giridih district’s Teteria Salaidih where a clash had left 14 people injured during Ram Navami procession yesterday.

  • Nikhil Kumar making strong bid to reclaim lost fortress

    Aurangabad (Bihar): Undeterred by his loss in the 2009 polls here, former Delhi Police chief and Congress candidate Nikhil Kumar is hoping to benefit from an alliance with RJD to win the seat, represented by his late father and former Chief Minister Satyendra Narayan Sinha seven times.

  • Andamans: Welfare of Jarawas key poll issue

    Port Blair:  The conflict between commercial activities and welfare of Jarawa tribes is one of the key poll issues in Andaman and Nicobar Islands which is witnessing a fierce fight among five major parties, including debutant AAP, for this lone Lok Sabha seat going to polls tomorrow.

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    IPL match fixing: BCCI moves SC, seeks transcripts of tapes

    New Delhi: The BCCI today moved an application before the Supreme Court seeking transcripts of audio tapes containing statements of Board President N Srinivasan and Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, recorded by the Mukul Mudgal Committee which probed allegations of IPL spot and match fixing.

  • LS aspirants possess guns, horses and artworks

    New Delhi: At least 100 Lok Sabha aspirants possess pistols, rifles and other firearms as their ‘assets’, alongside many others in poll arena with ‘valuable’ items like artwork, health clinic, treadmill, orchard and books.

  • Nearly a third of ballots cast in Manipur

    Imphal:  Long queues formed Wednesday even before the start of voting in one of Manipur’s two parliamentary constituencies and in the first four hours, around 30 percent electorate cast their ballots.