Free Press Journal
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    Maharashtra records 61.80 percent voting

    Mumbai: An average turnout of 61.80 percent was recorded in voting for 19 Lok Sabha constituencies of Maharashtra that went to poll in the second phase of elections of the state and in the sixth phase nationally, an official said.

  • US seeks investment-friendly policies from new Indian govt

    Washington: Calling India South Asia’s growth engine, a US official wondered whether the new Indian government will make the reforms necessary to attract investment and capitalise on opportunities ahead.

  • 54 percent vote in Bihar

    Patna: About 54 percent of more than 11 million electors cast their ballots in seven Lok Sabha constituencies in Bihar that went to the polls Thursday.

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    FIR against Misha Bharti for poll violation

    Patna: An FIR was Thursday lodged against Misha Bharti who is contesting from Patliputra seat in Bihar for forcibly entering a polling booth and allegedly damaging an EVM machine.

  • Trinamool captured 147 polling booths in Bengal: Left Front

    Kolkata: West Bengal’s opposition Left Front Thursday accused the ruling Trinamool Congress of capturing nearly 150 polling booths during the first phase of Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal.

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    Mamata safe after fire breaks out in her hotel room

    Kolkata: A fire broke out in West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s hotel room in Malda district Thursday evening but she was evacuated in time and is safe, party leaders said.

  • Voting

    61 percent polling in Karnataka, 50 percent in Bangalore

    Bangalore: Around 61 percent voting was reported across Karnataka where polling was held in all the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies, while it was about 50.6 percent in the three seats in Bangalore.

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    Union Min Pallam Raju declares assets of over Rs 3 crore

    Rajahmundry (AP): The Union Minister for Human Resources Development and Congress leader M M  Pallam Raju, owns assets of  over Rs 3 crore, according to his affidavit accompanying the nomination for Lok Sabha election from Kakinada in East Godavari district.

  • Air hostess case: Notice to Kanda on police plea to cancel bail

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Thursday issued notice to former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, accused of abetting the suicide of former air hostess Geetika Sharma, on a police plea seeking cancellation of his bail.

  • narendra modi

    Modi attacks PM, Sonia; says LS polls all about decisive PM

    Erode: Launching a frontal attack against the Congress top brass including Manmohan Singh, BJP leader Narendra Modi today took swipes at him over a book written by his former aide and said the current Lok Sabha polls was all about a “decisive” Prime Minister.

  • More than one crore donation for AAP

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party has received donations of more than Rs one crore in the last two days in response to an appeal by its leader Arvind Kejriwal.

  • Union min gets EVM direction changed to suit ‘Vastu’

    Kolar (KTK): An election official changed the direction of EVM allegedly at the request of candidate and Union Minister K H Muniyappa to make it “Vastu” compliant, following which he was shifted from a polling centre in Kolar Lok Sabha constituency.

  • uma bharti

    Cong releases CD of Uma Bharti slamming Modi

    Bharti who was then heading Bharatiya Janshakti Party said that she never saw “Hindus so frightened as in Gujarat” and that “Gujarat has become a fear stricken state”. 

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    Beni Prasad Verma files nomination

    Gonda (UP): Union minister and Congress candidate Beni Prasad Verma today filed his nomination for Gonda Lok Sabha seat and claimed that BJP leader Narendra Modi would be “sent to jail for his entire life” after a Congress-led government is again formed at the Centre.

  • Sensex BSE

    Sensex surges 351 pts; mkts hopeful of reforms post elections

    Mumbai: Snapping three-day losing string, the BSE benchmark Sensex today surged by 351 points as investor sentiment got a boost from better-than-expected fourth quarter earning figures reported by TCS and HCL Tech.