Free Press Journal
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    UPA weak on national security: Jaitley

    New Delhi:  Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley Saturday accused the UPA government of being weak on the issue of national security, adding that the defence ministry was “without direction”.

  • Prohibition on liquor sale in phases: Chandy

    Thiruvananthapuram: Prohibition on the sale of liquor in Kerala will be introduced in a phased manner, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said Saturday.

  • God save India from Gujarat model: Sonia

    Barnala (Punjab): Taking on BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi over his Gujarat development model, Congress president Sonia Gandhi Saturday said it has brought misery to various sections.

  • End reservations: BJP leader

    Patna: BJP leader C.P. Thakur Saturday demanded an end to reservations in jobs and educational institutions, triggering a row.

  • Congress’ N.D. Tiwari wishes victory to BJP’s Rajnath

    Lucknow: Former UP and Uttarakhand chief minister Narayan Dutt Tiwari extended his good wishes to BJP’s national president Rajnath Singh for victory in the Lucknow parliamentary contest Saturday, a day after the step brother of prime minister Manmohan Singh joined the BJP.

  • Tendulkar ‘casual labourer’, MGNREGS beneficiary in Goa

    Panaji: Sachin Tendulkar may have won the Bharat Ratna, but according to the Goa government’s records, he is a “casual labourer” and a beneficiary of the MGNREGS. And so are his wife and two children, says an NGO.

  • Why Modi mum on Ramdev’s gutter language: Congress

    Kolkata: The Congress Saturday came down heavily on BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for not condemning yoga guru Baba Ramdev for using “gutter language”.

  • Priyanka, Smriti in war of words over Rahul’s work

    Amethi : A war of words broke out Saturday between Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and BJP’s Amethi Lok Sabha candidate Smriti Irani, as the Gandhi scion urged people not to vote for an “outsider” in the constituency.

  • Congress wants Priyanka Gandhi to campaign more: Singhvi

    Kolkata:  The Congress was “keen and eager” to see party chief Sonia Gandhi’s daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra play a bigger role in the election campaign, its national spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi said Saturday.

  • Congress alone can develop Telangana: Manmohan Singh

    Hyderabad: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday claimed that formation of Telangana state was not possible without the Congress and said that it is only the party which can take the new state on the path of development and prosperity.

  • PM’s second brother backs Congress, Amarinder

    Amritsar:  Just a day after the BJP embarrassed the Congress and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh by inducting his step-brother, another step-brother Saturday joined the Congress road show here taken out by former chief minister Amarinder Singh.

  • Blast at Farooq Abdullah’s rally in Srinagar

    Srinagar:  A loud explosion occurred close to an election rally here being addressed by senior ruling National Conference leader and Srinagar Lok Sabha candidate Farooq Abdullah Sunday.

  • Campaigning in Telangana reaches crescendo

    Hyderabad: The election campaign in Telangana reached a crescendo Saturday with the national leaders of the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party criss-crossing the region while leaders of regional parties addressing meetings at various places.

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    New diabetes, obesity drug: Indian-American’s promising research

    Washington:  Two researchers at Indiana University, including an Indian-American, are leading the way towards developing a new potential non-insulin drug for diabetes and obesity, which needs to be taken only once a week.

  • ‘Partition impacted on several languages’

    New Delhi:  Languages are fluid, ever changing with cultural exchanges, getting crushed during political turmoil, yet connecting with people from different sides of the border, said literary experts Saturday while discussing the impact of partition on languages like Urdu, Bengali, Punjabi and Sindhi.

  • ‘Very sad’ PM’s family gets divided between BJP, Congress

    New Delhi/Amritsar/Kolkata: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said he felt “very sad” at his step-brother joining the BJP even as his family literally got divided between the opposition party and the Congress, with another step-brother joining the Congress road show of party candidate Amarinder Singh in Amritsar Saturday.

  • Jaitley rubbishes Third Front option

    New Delhi: BJP leader Arun Jaitley Sunday dismissed the probability of a Third Front government after the Lok Sabha election, calling its constituents “merchants of instability”.