Free Press Journal
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    Re plunges 30 paise to one-month low of 60.59 against dollar

    Mumbai: The rupee today lost a hefty 30 paise to end the day at almost one-month low of 60.59 against the dollar due to fresh demand for the US currency from importers, mainly oil refiners despite a surge in stocks.

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    TRS is only interested in power, says Rahul

    Mahabubnagar (AP): Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Monday said that Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) is interested only in power and urged people to vote for his party to ensure development and prosperity in Telangana.

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    I was disillusioned with what happened in WC meeting

    Mumbai: Former BCCI chief Shashank Manohar is “disillusioned” with the proceedings of the Board’s Emergent Working Committee meeting which he had attended as a representative of Vidarbha Cricket Association.

  • Chg: EC detects paid news; asks Cong, BJP nominees to pay

    Raigarh: Election Commission has identified six news articles having appeared in local newspapers in Raigarh Lok Sabh constituency as “paid news” and directed that costs incurred in publishing them be added to poll expenditure of BJP and Congress nominees.

  • Karnataka govt urges EC to withdraw Model Code

    Bangalore: With the single-phase Lok Sabha polls in the state over on April 17, Karnataka Government has written to the Election Commission asking it to withdraw the Model Code of Conduct to enable it to take up developmental programmes.

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    HTC launches its cheapest smartphone at Rs 8,700

    New Delhi: With an aim to more than double its market share in two years in India, smartphone maker HTC today announced global launch of its lowest priced smartphone Desire 210 for Rs 8,700 here.

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    EC seeks tape of Togadia’s speech

    Rajkot: The Election Commission has sought the recording of speech made by VHP leader Pravin Togadia in Bhavnagar in which he allegedly said that people from minority community should be stopped from buying properties in Hindu-dominated localities.

  • Coalgate: Dasari Narayana Rao quizzed by CBI

    New Delhi: Former Coal Minister Dasari Narayana Rao was today questioned by CBI in connection with alleged irregularities in allocation of Talabira-II coal block in which Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla and former Coal Secretary P C Parakh are accused.

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    BJP leaders are ‘chalu’; building image with PR: Akhilesh

    Ahmedabad: Rubbishing the Gujarat development model of Narendra Modi, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Singh Yadav today dubbed BJP leaders “chalu” (cunning) and accused them of resorting to “gimmickry” to spruce up their image in poll season.

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    BJP, RSS defend Togadia

    New Delhi: Both the BJP and the RSS Monday defended VHP president Pravin Togadia, saying he made no anti-Muslim comments. A day earlier news reports quoted him as saying that Muslims should be thrown out of Hindu areas.

  • No foolproof method to avoid electoral errors: CEO

    Mumbai: Problems arising out of deletions in electoral rolls is inevitable as there is no foolproof measure against errors, Chief Electoral Officer Maharashtra Nitin Gadre said here today.

  • Akalis promise fast track courts for 1984 cases, economic package

    Bathinda (Punjab): Asserting that no one involved in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots will be spared, Punjab’s ruling Shiromani Akali Dal Monday promised to set up fast track courts to try cases and ensure justice to victims of these riots.

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    Narendra Modi says UPA does not believe in democracy

    Etah,(UP): Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Monday said that the UPA government did not believe in democracy and therefore did not consider itself answerable to people of the country.

  • Never gave a clean chit to Jagdish Tytler: Amrinder

    Amritsar: After sparking off a huge controversy over his clean chit to 1984 Sikh riots accused Jagdish Tytler, former Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday retracted his comment, saying that he had never given a clean chit to Tytler.