Free Press Journal
  • Congress, BJP seek repoll in some booths

    Kolkata: The Congress Thursday demanded repolling in a booth in Malda district after two of its candidates Abu Hasem Khan Choudhury from Malda South and Mausam Benazir Noor could not cast their votes due to malfunctioning of EVMs.

  • Brisk polling in Tamil Nadu; Jaya, Karuna vote

    Chennai: Voters lined up at polling stations across Tamil Nadu Thursday as balloting got underway for all the 39 Lok Sabha seats and the bypoll for one assembly seat. Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa and DMK leader M. Karunanidhi also voted, as did 14 percent of the electorate in the first two hours.

  • Nearly a quarter vote in Chhattisgarh

    Raipur: Nearly a quarter of the electorate in Chhattisgarh’s seven Lok Sabha constituencies cast their ballots in the first few hours of balloting Thursday, officials said.

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    Polling in Bihar peaceful

    Patna:  Voting for seven Lok Sabha seats and two state assembly seats in Bihar Thursday is underway peacefully, an official said.

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    EC didn’t act on DMK complaints: Karunanidhi

    Chennai:  DMK president M. Karunanidhi Thursday expressed dissatisfaction over the functioning of the Election Commission, saying no action has been taken on the party’s complaints.

  • PM to vote in Assam

    Guwahati: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is among the over nine million people who are eligible to vote Thursday for Assam’s six Lok Sabha seats. The day began with enthusiastic voters turning up early at polling booths.

  • Brisk voting in Uttar Pradesh

    Lucknow: Polling was underway in 12 Lok Sabha constituencies in Uttar Pradesh Thursday, with thousands of men and women trooping to the polling centres from early morning.

  • Arun adav’s abusive video goes viral

    Bhopal: Congress candidate and MPCC president Arun adav’s video showing him at a police station in Bhikangaon using abusive language went viral on Wednesday on social sites with the BJP prompted to take it to the election commission for action against him.

  • Over 21.14 lakh to cast votes

    • More than 65% voting expected: DEO
    • In 2009 election, 50.6% voters turn- out recorded

    Indore: Thursday will be observed as ‘ Democracy Day’ or DDay in the City, as over 21.14 lakh voters will exercise their franchise to elect their leader from this prestigious seat. The District Election Office ( DEO) has made elaborate arrangements to conduct free and fair election.

  • 12 candidates’ fate to be sealed today

    Ujjain: The fourth phase of Lok Sabha polls will be held on Thursday, covering Ujjain- Alote parliamentary constituency in which over 15 lakh voters will decide the fate of 12 candidates who are in poll fray.

  • Over 56 lakh electorates to cast vote in Ujjain div today

    Ujjain: 56,89,263 electorates will exercise their franchise at 6,748 polling booths constituted across Ujjain division during Lok Sabha polls on Thursday. About 1246 polling booths are marked as critical. 43,653 government employees have been involved in poll duties in the division.

  • Super Kings script Royal win

    Dubai: Ravindra Jadeja produced a brilliant all-round display after Dwayne Smith’s fine batting show as Chennai Super Kings defended a modest total to beat Rajasthan Royals by seven runs in their IPL match on Wednesday.

  • IPL 7 wide open, says Ganguly

    Kolkata: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly feels the seventh Indian Premier League is wide open with the perennial underdogs doing well and the consistent teams faltering for the first time since the T20 tournament began in 2008.

  • Sachin greater than Bradman, claims book with ‘evidence’

    New Delhi: The jury is still out on whether Sachin Tendulkar retired a greater batsman than late Australian legend Don Bradman but a Chennai-based author claims to have found the “forensic evidence” to prove that the Indian maestro was indeed the better of the two icons.