Free Press Journal
  • Brisk polling in Tripura, 25 per cent votes cast

    Agartala: Brisk polling is on at Tripura East (ST) Lok Sabha constituency where over 25 per cent voters exercised their franchise within the first copule of hours today, election department sources said.

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    Brisk polling in Assam

    Guwahati:  Brisk balloting was recorded in three Assam Lok Sabha constituencies that went to the polls Saturday.

  • EC bans Amit Shah, Azam Khan from holding public rallies after hate speech

    Lucknow: Election Commission (EC) of India banned Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan and general secretary of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Amit Shah from addressing any public rallies after they made “highly inflammatory speeches” during election campaigns.

  • 28 nomination papers rejected in Lucknow

    Lucknow: The nomination papers of 28 people who wanted to contest from Lucknow parliamentary constituency have been rejected, officials said Saturday.

  • Allah’s wrath killed Rajiv, Sanjay Gandhi: SP’s Azam Khan

    Bijnor (Uttar Pradesh): Uttar Pradesh’s Minority Affairs Minister Mohd Azam Khan seems uncontrollable. He told a stunned gathering at Bijnor town that the untimely deaths of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi and his brother Sanjay Gandhi were “acts of Allah”.

  • Tribunal awards Rs 14 lakh compensation to woman, her 3 kids

    Thane (Maha): A woman and her three children have been awarded a compensation of Rs 14.77 lakh by a motor accident claims tribunal here for the death of her husband in road mishap in Bhiwandi in April 2009.

  • Goa sees long queues at its poll booths

    Panaji: Long queues formed Saturday at polling stations across Goa where balloting is being held in both its Lok Sabha constituencies.

  • 11 injured in election related violence in Shamli

    Muzaffarnagar: 11 members of a family, including a child, were injured when a group of people opened fire at their house apparently as they had voted for a particular candidate at Ramda village in neighbouring Shamli district, leading to tension in the area.

  • ‘Pro-incumbency’ factor will lead to BJP’s win in Goa:Parrikar

    Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar claimed that “pro-incumbency” factor for BJP-led government in the state will lead both the candidates of his party to victory in the Lok Sabha polls, voting for which is underway today.

  • Now Preet Bharara takes on New York governor

    Washington: New York’s Indian-American prosecutor Preet Bharara, who is known in India for his dogged prosecution of Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade, has now taken on the state’s Governor Andrew M. Cuomo over his decision to shutter an anti-corruption commission as part of a deal with legislators for an ethics package.

  • Modi not the only factor in Goa poll: Parrikar

    Panaji:  Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Saturday said BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi was not the only factor that mattered in Goa in the Lok Sabha election.

  • Over 63% voting in MP, Chhindwara leads with 79%

    Bhopal: The first phase of parliamentary elections in Madhya Pradesh registered 63.53 per cent turnout in nine constituencies with the highest 79.05 per cent turnout recorded at Chhindwara. Rewa recorded the lowest 53.84 per cent voting.


    Manmohan Singh made “the cardinal mistake of imagining that the victory was his” in 2009. Bit by bit, in the space of a few weeks he was defanged. He thought he could induct the ministers he wanted into his team. Sonia nipped that hope in the bud by offering the finance portfolio to Pranab Mukherjee, without even consulting him.”

  • Class II student commits suicide: Reason unknown

    Ujjain: Giving a tragic end to his life, a class II student of a private CBSE school committed suicide on Friday afternoon. He chose his school uniform to hang himself with the ceiling of his study room. Father and mother of the deceased are also in the education sector. The cause of the incident is unknown. This incident created a pall of gloom in the city circles.

  • MIM celebrates foundation day of Tata auditorium

    124201416400781-largeUjjain: Mahakal Institute of Management ( MIM) celebrated foundation day of Jamsetji Tata auditorium on Friday. MITS director Dr APC Shukla, delivering a lecture on supply chain management, said that supply chain management is the foundation of any successful industry.

  • Fire breaks out in bamboo trees

    Ujjain: Fire broke out at once in bamboo trees at Dewas Road on Friday. The fire spread over a herd of bamboo trees and turned it into ashes. The fire also caused traffic jam at Dewas Road.