Free Press Journal
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    Saradha scam: Mamata targets Chidambaram over ED probe

    Jairambati (WB): With her party facing the heat in the midst of Lok Sabha elections in Bengal over the Saradha scam, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today accused Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram of prodding central agencies and targeting Trinamool Congress leaders.

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    In Varanasi, Sisodia lays ground for Kejriwal

    Having lent his ear to this die-hard Modi supporter, Sisodia asks him to single out one reason for supporting Modi and outrightly rejecting Kejriwal. 

  • HC dismiss PIL against Modi

    Chennai: The Madras High Court today dismissed a PIL as “not maintainable” praying for a direction to the Election Commission to initiate criminal proceedings against BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for suppressing information on his marital status.

  • Re sheds 17 paise against dollar

    Mumbai: The rupee declined by 17 paise to close the day at nearly one-month low of 60.76 against the dollar due to sustained demand for the US currency from importers amid some weakness in local stocks.

  • EC examining video of Togadia, Giriraj’s remarks

    New Delhi: The Election Commission is in the process of examining the video footage of controversial statements of VHP leader Pravin Togadia and BJP leader Giriraj Singh and will soon decide on issuing them show cause notices.

  • Pawar busy in cricket while farmers are committing suicide

    Dhule, (Maha): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi criticised Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Tuesday for being involved in matters related to cricket, when the nation’s farmers were committing suicide.

  • Why only ‘Shehzada’, discuss national issues: Shinde to Modi

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde today criticised Narendra Modi for launching “personal attacks” on Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi and his brother-in-law Robert Vadra, and said the BJP PM candidate should rather talk on national and international issues.

  • Effluent discharge in Ganga: NGT warns pollution control

    New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today warned the Central and Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Boards that it would pass “coercive orders” if effective steps were not taken to control pollution due to effluent discharged by sugar mills and a dairy firm in the river Ganga.

  • Cong accuses BJP-SAD of politicising anti-Sikh riots issue

    New Delhi: Congress today dragged the names of RSS, BJP and an election agent of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots and hit out at BJP-SAD combine for politicising the issue for electoral gains in Lok Sabha polls.

  • Exercise utmost restraint: Modi, Jaitley to BJP well-wishers

    New Delhi: Expressing disapproval over “irresponsible” statements, BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and senior leader Arun Jaitley Tuesday urged the party’s well-wishers to exercise restraint.

  • My mother washed utensils in people’s homes: Modi on poverty

    Dhule (Maha): “I sustained a living by selling tea. My mother used to wash utensils in other people’s homes”, said Narendra Modi today as he invoked his humble background to tell voters how he understood the pain of poverty.

  • 10 houses gutted in Delhi, no casualties

    New Delhi: At least 10 houses and two shops were gutted in a fire that started after five cylinders blew up, a fire service official said Tuesday. No one was injured in the blast and the blaze.

  • SC to hear curative plea on gay sex; gives hope to LGBT

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today agreed to hear in open court curative plea of gay rights activists against its order of criminalising gay sex, giving a ray of hope to LGBT community that the controversial verdict may be reconsidered and modified.

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    Modi denies sending any emissary to Geelani

    New Delhi: Narendra Modi today denied sending any emissary to meet Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani and said he was surprised over media reports in this regard.

  • UPA’s move on army chief morally incorrect:VK Singh

    New Delhi: Former Army chief and BJP’s Lok Sabha candidate V K Singh today attacked the UPA government for its move to appoint the next Army chief, saying it was “morally and ethically” incorrect and the new Cabinet formed after the polls should take a final call on the issue.

  • Court extends custody of Saradha kingpin’s wife, son

    Kolkata: A city court Tuesday extended the custody of Saradha chit fund scam kingpin Sudipto Sen’s wife Piyali and son Subhojit with the Enforcement Directorate till April 25.