Free Press Journal
  • Assam Clashes

    Policeman killed in Assam’s Kokrajhar in poll violence

    Guwahati: A policeman was killed on Thursday while another was injured when a mob tried to capture a poll booth in Kokrajhar Parliamentary seat of Assam, leading BSF personnel to open fire.

  • Lok Sabha voting

    Steady voting, high turnout of minorities in Maharashtra

    Mumbai: Encouraging voting figures were seen in all 19 Lok Sabha seats of Maharashtra Thursday with high turnout in minority-dominated pockets in Mumbai and other parts of the state, officials said here Thursday.

  • Uddhav Thackeray

    Uddhav Thackeray casts his vote; remembers Balasaheb

    Mumbai : Speaking to reporters after voting at the Navjivan School in suburban Bandra, Uddhav who was accompanied by wife Rashmi and son Aditya said, “I am voting for the first time without Balasaheb and am feeling his absence.

  • Modi files nomination from Varanasi

    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi filed his nomination from Varanasi constituency on Thursday.

  • PM votes in Assam, says no Modi wave

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday cast his vote in Gauhati Lok Sabha constituency along with his wife Gurcharan Kaur, and said there was no wave sweeping the country in favour of BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.

  • People voting with hope for progress and peace

    People came out in large numbers on Thursday to cast their votes with the hope for progress and development on the second biggest day of the nine -phased general elections.

  • narendra modi

    Cheered by thousands, Modi sets out to file nomination

    The Hindu holy city Thursday became a sea of saffron as BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi set out to file his nomination papers for the Lok Sabha election, backed by thousands of cheering supporters.

  • YSR Congress leader Shobha Nagi Reddy dead

    Hyderabad:  YSR Congress leader Bhuma Shobha Nagi Reddy, who was injured in a road accident late Wednesday, died at a private hospital here Thursday, party leaders said. She was 41.

  • Narendra Modi

    Modi promises to help Varanasi’s Muslim weavers

    Varanasi:  BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Thursday paid tributes to Varanasi’s “Ganga Yamuna tehzeeb” as he promised to improve the lot of the city’s Muslim weavers.

  • In Porbandar, BJP’s Vitthal Radadia fight Kandhal Jadeja

    Porbandar: Call it a quirk of fate or political inevitability of times, but main contestants in the fray from the very birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi in Gujarat have a string of criminal cases against them and are leaving no stone unturned to ensure each other’s defeat in polls.

  • sonia gandhi

    Rivals say that Sonia Gandhi’s Raebareli is a city of contrasts

    Raebareli (UP) : Glaring contrasts in various spheres in this Nehru-Gandhi family pocketborough are being used by the rivals to target Congress President Sonia Gandhi for lop-sided development in the constituency from where she is seeking a fourth term.

  • Chhattisgarh witnesses 35 per cent voter turnout till 1 PM

    Raipur :  A moderate 35 per cent polling was recorded till 1 pm in seven parliamentary constituencies of Chhattisgarh during the third and final phase of Lok Sabha polls in the state today.

  • Moderate turnout in Maharashtra, Bollywood, India Inc take lead

    Mumbai: Nearly 15% turnout was recorded in the first few hours in 19 seats across Maharashtra in the third and final phase of elections in the state today with the tribal-dominated Nandurbar recording the highest 20.60 per cent polling.

  • Four injured in clash during polling in Dhanbad

    Dhanbad : Four Congress workers were injured in a clash with members of the Marxist Coordination Committee during polling in the Dhanbad Lok Sabha constituency today.

  • 40 percent voting in Rajasthan

    Jaipur:  Almost 40 percent of over eight million electors cast their ballots in the first six hours of voting Thursday in Rajasthan’s five Lok Sabha constituencies with incidents of minor scuffles between rival political parties reported from a few polling booths.