Free Press Journal
  • Jacques Rogge

    Former IOC president Rogge named UN chief’s envoy

    United Nations: Jacques Rogge, former International Olympic Committee (IOC) president, has been named Special Envoy for Youth, Refugees and Sport by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.

  • Fire on ‘Devon Ke Dev Mahadev’ set, no injuries

    Mumbai: A fire broke out on one of the sets of Life OK’s mythological show “Devon Ke Dev Mahadev” Tuesday afternoon, but “no one suffered any injuries”, said a statement from the channel.

  • Minor fire reported at PMO, no damage to official record

    New Delhi: A minor fire today broke out at a room situated on the ground floor of the Prime Minister’s Office in South Block here, but there was no casualty or damage to any official record, Delhi Fire Service said.

  • HC rejects Abu Jundal’s plea to appear in courts

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today rejected the plea of Sayyed Zabiuddin Ansari alias Abu Jundal, prime accused in 26/11 Mumbai terror attack case, to quash a Maharashtra Government Resolution (GR) which prohibited him from appearing in the courts as he had threat to his life.

  • 10,000 staff to spend night in Srinagar polling stations

    Srinagar: More than 10,000 poll staff deployed at 1,546 polling stations in Srinagar Lok Sabha seat reached their places of duty and will spend the night there ahead of polling Wednesday while over 50 paramilitary troopers and local policemen each began securing the sites.

  • BSP candidate slaps Ramdev with case in Bihar

    Patna: Chandradip Ram, BSP candidate from Bihar’s Gopalganj constituency, Tuesday filed a case against yoga guru Ramdev for his remarks on Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi regarding Dalits.

  • mamata banerjee

    BJP says it too will file defamation suit

    Kolkata: With the Trinamool Congress threatening a defamation case against Narendra Modi for asking about the identity of a buyer of a Mamata Banerjee painting, the BJP today said it would do the same.

  • Cop was injured after he travelled in MNS vehicle: Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena’s Mumbai South Central candidate Rahul Shewale alleged here today that police head constable Ashok Thorbule was seriously injured after he went in a Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) vehicle on the night of April 23.

  • Gandhi’s great grandson backs AAP’s Vishwas against Rahul

    Amethi: Mahatma Gandhi’s great grandson Srikrishna Kulkarni today came out in support of AAP candidate Kumar Vishwas, saying he was a “self-made” man taking on the “corruption-based dynastic rule” in Amethi.

  • PM can’t see anything except mother-son duo: Modi

    Solan, (HP): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Tuesday said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh can’t look beyond the mother-son duo of Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice president Rahul Gandhi, and therefore, was unable to see or accept that there is a Modi wave across the country.

  • Modi, Naidu, Pavan to address poll campaign meetings in AP

    Hyderabad: BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu and Telugu actor-turned-politician Pavan Kalyan would address public meetings in Tirupati and five other towns of Seemandhra over the next two days.

  • Is Congress banking on a Third Front to keep out BJP?

    New Delhi: The Congress is increasingly coming around to the view that it is unlikely to win the 16th general election on its own and that it may have to work with a Third Front to stop the BJP from coming to power.

  • Priyanka Gandhi - Narendra Modi spat

    Priyanka dubs Modi’s attacks ‘childish’: Modi retorts

    In a no-holds barred attack on Narendra Modi, a combative Priyanka Gandhi today dubbed as “childish” his “namuna” (specimen) and other barbs against Rahul Gandhi and the BJP Prime Ministerial candidate too raised his pitch, accusing Congress of being a “dhokebaaz”(fraud) party.

  • K. Chandrasekhara Rao

    Nizamabad set for high-stake Lok Sabha battle

    Nizamabad: The entry of TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao’s daughter Kavitha, the lone woman contestant in entire Telangana region, into the poll contest has upped the stakes in the battle for this Lok Sabha seat where Congress candidate and sitting MP Madhu Yashki Goud is eyeing a hat-trick.

  • Rahul promises to pace up rehabilitation work in U’khand

    Gauchar: Rahul Gandhi today said he shared a special bonding with Uttarakhand where he and his father did their early schooling and promised fast tracking the process of rebuilding lives in the calamity-hit regions of the hill state if the party returns to power at the Centre.

  • BJP targets Rahul for attack on Modi

    New Delhi: BJP today targeted Rahul Gandhi for accusing Narendra Modi of favouring few industrialists and raising questions over development model of Gujarat and said the “insulated” Congress Vice President has poor knowledge of ground realities as he lives in a “cocoon”.