Free Press Journal
  • DoT may withdraw penalty on Loop Telecom

    New Delhi: The Department of Telecom may withdraw a penalty of about Rs 1,000 crore on Loop Telecom for allegedly violating 2G spectrum licence norms by discontinuing operations in 21 circles.

  • Campaign ends for 6 LS seats in final phase in Assam

    Guwahati: Hectic and high-pitched last minute canvassing amid soaring mercury levels marked the end of campaigning for Assam’s six Lok Sabha constituencies going to polls in the third and final phase on April 24.

  • Prohibitory orders in Tamil Nadu till April 24

    Chennai: The Election Commission Tuesday evening imposed prohibitory orders across Tamil Nadu till the morning of April 24 when polling takes place for all the 39 Lok Sabha seats in the state, officials said.

  • Modi makes light of Maha CM’s challenge for debate

    Dhule (Maha): BJP’s prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi today mocked Maharashtra Chief Minister for challenging him to a debate, saying Prithviraj Chavan should instead focus on why farmers were going to Gujarat to sell their produce.

  • Too much admiration for partner bad for romance

    New York:To admire your partner is one thing but to regard him/her as superman or superwoman is quite another as a new study has found that putting your partner on a pedestal may harm your relationship.

  • BJP leader Giriraj Singh

    Third FIR filed against Giriraj Singh

    The FIR was lodged against him at the Airport police station last night though he had replied to the notice within the stipulated 24 hours, Singh told PTI today.

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    Zaheer deserves 2015 World Cup parting shot: Srinath

    New Delhi: Backing Zaheer Khan’s inclusion in India’s squad for the 2015 World Cup, former India pacer Javagal Srinath today said the left-armer is an “automatic choice” for the tournament and should be given a parting shot if the speedster shows the passion to play.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Kejriwal to file nomination tomorrow

    Varanasi: Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal will file nomination tomorrow for the high-profile electoral contest in this historic temple town in which the former Delhi Chief Minister will face stiff challenge from BJP’s Prime Ministerial nominee Narendra Modi.

  • Opposition Should Not Ignore Modi’s ‘Inclusive Outreach’: Tharoor

    Modi not suited to a diverse democracy: Shashi Tharoor

    New Delhi: Congress leader and author Shashi Tharoor has said that BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has not been able to “attend to the interests of a diverse democracy” and appealed to youth to vote for an “idea of India” where nobody is discriminated against. He also said India’s 150 million first-time voters would determine the outcome of the polls.

  • Cyclone halts aerial search for plane; mini-sub draws blank

    Perth: Aerial search for the crashed Malaysian jet was suspended today due to a tropical cyclone over the southern Indian Ocean, as a robotic mini-submarine scouring the seabed failed to locate the plane’s wreckage after nine missions.

  • BSP Chief Mayawati

    Mayawati demands more security for UP polls

    Lucknow: Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati said Tuesday that free and fair polls were not possible in the state under the Samajwadi party government and sought more security in the remaining phases of election.

  • BJP govt to ensure better ties with China, party says

    Beijing: Terming China as an “old friend” of India, BJP has sought to assure Beijing that it will make efforts to resolve the boundary dispute through amicable dialogue and ensure “better” bilateral relations if the party wins the general election.

  • Is Congress worried for Rahul in Amethi?

    Amethi (UP): Is the Congress getting the jitters in Amethi, a high-profile constituency long considered a pocket borough of the Gandhis? While no Congressman openly talks about it, senior leaders concede in private of an “opposition onslaught” that was “worrying if not frightening”.

  • Strict security measures for Modi’s rallies

    Hyderabad: Considering threat perception to BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, Andhra Pradesh police have taken all necessary precautions and put security measures in place to avoid any untoward incident during his rallies in the state today.

  • Won’t allow diversion from development agenda: BJP

    New Delhi: Seeking to quell the row over alleged hate speeches, BJP today asserted that it will stick to issues of development and progress in the election campaign and not allow anybody including Congress to divert the agenda, while asking its well-wishers to “exercise utmost restraint”.