Free Press Journal
  • Armed men loot Rs 14 lakh

    Muzaffarnagar: Five unidentified men looted cash Rs 14.6 lakh from livestock traders who were on their way to Shamli, police said today.

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    Sri Lanka’s special police unit receives nearly 300 complaints

    Colombo: A special police unit set up by the Sri Lankan government to investigate religious hate crimes after attacks by Buddhist monks on churches and mosques has received nearly 300 complaints on its first day of operations.

  • Modi brands Cong as “dhokebaaz” party

    “Congress had promised in its 2009 manifesto that it will bring down prices within 100 days. So is it not a ‘dhokapatra’ ?”   Modi asked.

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    Sisodia dubs Rahul’s tenure in Amethi as “worst”

    Amethi: Hitting out at Rahul Gandhi, AAP leader Manish Sisodia today claimed that the last ten years of the Congress vice president in Amethi has been the “worst tenure” for the people of the constituency.

  • Sehwag helps me become a better cricketer: Sandeep

    Dubai: On cloud nine after his success against top batsmen such as Chris Gayle and Virat Kohli, Kings XI Punjab young medium pacer Sandeep Sharma has credited Virender Sehwag for helping him become a better cricketer and described him as a “gem of a person”.

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    Kings XI end UAE leg on a five-match winning streak

    Dubai: Kings XI Punjab beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by five-wickets as they finished off the United Arab Emirates (UAE) leg of the Indian Premier League (IPL) on a five-match winning streak here Monday.

  • MI desperate to end drought in desert

    Dubai:  Languishing at the bottom of the table, defending champions Mumbai Indians will be desperate to end their winless streak in their final match of the first leg of IPL in the UAE when they lock horns with another struggling outfit, Sunrisers Hyderabad, here tomorrow.

  • Forum submits memorandum demanding Vidarbha state

    Nagpur: An apolitical forum of citizens here has submitted a memorandum, addressed to the President, to the district administration demanding creation of a separate Vidarbha state out of Maharashtra.

  • Modi only one to inspire confidence among people: Advani’s son

    Gandhinagar: Notwithstanding his father L K Advani’s reservations on Narendra Modi being projected as BJP’s prime ministerial candidate, son Jayant feels the Gujarat chief minister is the most popular leader in the country who inspires confidence among people.

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    Extending outside support impractical, utopian: Digvijay

    Hyderabad: As the debate on possible ruling dispensation at the Centre after the Lok Sabha elections gathers momentum, Congress leader Digvijay Singh feels that extending outside support in a coalition set up is “impractical, utopian and unworkable”.

  • Multi-post EVMs for civic polls in Kerala mooted

    Thiruvananthapuram: Political parties in Kerala have backed a proposal of the State Election Commission to introduce multi-post Electronic Voting Machines in three-tier local body elections due in September 2015.

  • DMK flays Election dept for `poor awareness programme`

    Puducherry:The DMK today accused the Election department here of “miserably failing” to generate awareness about the Lok Sabha polls and right to vote in a coastal village here.

  • Amid tension over EC curbs, Punjab votes Wednesday

    Chandigarh: Over 1.95 crore voters in Punjab are eligible to cast ballot Wednesday for the 13 Lok Sabha seats amid political tension after the poll panel banned Punjab minister Bikram Singh Majithia from moving anywhere in Amritsar city other than his own polling station.

  • BJP’s ‘issue-centric’ campaign will succeed: Jaitley

    Amritsar: A day ahead of polling in Amritsar Lok Sabha seat, senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley today expressed confidence that his issue-centric campaign will succeed against the “rude and discourteous” campaign of his Congress rival Amarinder Singh.

  • ‘Middle class a crucial factor in this elections’

    New Delhi:The Indian middle class has emerged as an important player both in terms of its numerical size and the influence it wields and is likely to play a crucial role in the ongoing general elections, says diplomat-author Pavan K Varma.

  • Radia tapes: SC to first hear issue of right to privacy

    New Delhi:  The Supreme Court today segregated the issues of illegality and criminality arising out of the controversial taped conversations of former corporate lobbyist Niira Radia with others and decided to first hear right to privacy concern raised by then Tata chief Ratan Tata.

  • Fourth phase of UP poll to seal fate of Sonia, Rajnath

    Lucknow:  Polling for 14 seats in the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh would be held tomorrow to decide the fate of 233 candidates, including political heavyweights Sonia Gandhi and Rajnath Singh.