Free Press Journal
  • BJP will arrange support, form govt in Odisha: K V Singhdeo

    Bhubaneswar: BJP today claimed that it would win 45 to 55 seats in the 147-member Odisha Assembly and would arrange support from other parties in order to form government in Odisha after announcement of results on May 16.

  • MH370

    MH370: Malaysia to release probe report, kin unimpressed

    Perth: A preliminary report on the mysterious disappearance of Flight MH370 will be released next week, even as angry kin of Chinese passengers onboard the crashed plane protested today outside the Malaysian embassy in Beijing demanding transparency from authorities.

  • Abu Azmi

    SP leader Azmi defends controversial remarks on women

    Mumbai: Samajwadi Party leader Abu Azmi today defended his remarks that a woman and a man entering into sexual relations outside marriage should be punished, drawing sharp criticism from activists.

  • Chargesheet filed against Himachal ex-CM, MP son over HPCA row

    Dharamsala: A chargesheet was filed in a court here Friday against former Himachal Pradesh chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal and his MP son Anurag Thakur, among others, over alleged wrongdoing in allotment of land to the state’s cricket association for constructing a residential complex for players near its stadium here.

  • Modi will be PM of India: Meghnad Desai

    Is he going to be a good Prime Minister? Well, I hope so for the sake of India. But it will be a change from Manmohan Singh,” he said. 

  • First Sino-India cultural contacts encyclopedia in final stage

    Beijing: India and China are on the verge of finalising the first encyclopedia on their cultural contacts, tracing back their civilisation links to several centuries starting with the visit of Chinese scholar Fa-Hien to India in the early fifth century AD.

  • Cong may join with third front to stop Modi, Chavan hints

    Mumbai: Hinting at the possible post-poll strategy of his party, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan today said the chances of Narendra Modi becoming the Prime Minister were slim, and Congress could form the next government by joining hands with “the third front”.

  • Mkt nervous on rain forecast;steep losses for FMCG shares

    Mumbai: Forecast of below normal monsoon this year because of possible El Nino factor caused jitters in stock markets today, with the BSE benchmark Sensex tumbling from its historic high levels by over 188 points to close the day at 22,688.07.

  • Voters’ names missing from rolls: BJP blames poll authorities

    Mumbai: A day after thousands of Mumbaikars, including several prominent personalities, were left disenfranchised after their names were found missing from the electoral rolls, the BJP asked the election authorities today, to undertake an exercise to revise electoral rolls.