Free Press Journal
  • UP advocate general hauled up for campaigning for SP

    Lucknow:  The Election Commission has indicted the advocate general of Uttar Pradesh for using the state chopper and addressing an election rally favouring the ruling Samajwadi Party.

  • Six climbers killed on Mount Everest

    Kathmandu:  Six climbers were killed Friday in an avalanche on Mount Everest, while nine other climbers have gone missing, media reports said.

  • Fire in Noida building

    Noida: A fire broke out in a commercial building in Delhi’s suburban Noida Friday morning. There were no injuries and the fire has been contained, officials said.

  • Guerrillas kill sarpanch in Kashmir

    Srinagar: Separatist guerrillas killed a sarpanch (village headman) in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district late Thursday, an official said Friday.

  • Dust storm kills 18 in Uttar Pradesh

    Lucknow:  At least 18 people were killed and property worth several million rupees damaged in a dust storm that hit Lucknow and other parts of Uttar Pradesh late Thursday, officials said Friday.

  • Kejriwal target of stones in Varanasi

    Varanasi: Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal faced a barrage of stones and brickbats thrown at him by over a dozen youth shouting “Har Har Modi, Ghar Ghar Modi” slogans near the Banaras Hindu University campus Thursday evening, police and eyewitnesses said.

  • ‘Honour killers’ death sentence commuted to life imprisonment

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Thursday commuted, to life imprisonment, the death sentence to three men for killing a teenage couple for “honour” as they were against their marriage, saying they are not menace to the society and they can be reformed.

  • FIR against Rakhi Birla for poll violation

    New Delhi:  An FIR has been filed against AAP candidate Rakhi Birla for violating the model code of conduct, the Election Commission (EC) said Thursday.

  • Mamta Banerjee

    Mamata unhurt after fire breaks out in her hotel room

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had a close shave when a fire broke out in her hotel room in Malda district Thursday evening. She was evacuated in time and is safe, party leaders said.

  • 54.41% turnout in State

    BHOPAL: The second phase of Lok Sabha polls registered over 54.41 percent turnout with comparatively poorer response of voters in the Gwalior- Chambal region, where heavy security arrangements were made for peaceful polling.

  • Amisha braves scorching sun for Patel

    Indore: Congress’s star campaigner and Bollywood actress Amisha Patel held a road show in support Congress Lok Sabha candidate Satyanarayan Patel, here on Thursday. It was taken out from Rajwada to Sitlamata Bazaar via Sarafa.

  • MP deprived of its share of money: Tai

    Indore: Launching a broadside against Congress- led UPA Government, sitting MP and BJP Lok Sabha candidate Sumitra Mahajan on Thursday said that the Central govt had treated MP step- motherly and did not give its rightful share. “ Such bias government should not continue at the Centre,” she said during her election rally at Constituency No. 2, on Thursday.

  • New threat: Coloured coriander seeds

    Indore: In a recent drive, the Food and Drug Administration Department ( FDA) seized 50 sacks of coriander seeds from a Neemuch- bound passenger bus. But, what is shocking is that the team found large quantity of coriander seeds dyed with harmful non- edible colours.

  • TB Hospital superintendent writes to SP

    Demands action against accused, who manhandled him and thrashed technician, couple of days ago