Free Press Journal
  • Seven phases over: Voter turnout surpasses past

    New Delhi: The ongoing Lok Sabha elections are witnessing much more enthusiasm among the electorate with the voter turnout already surpassing the previous records in the 438 constituencies which went to polls so far.

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    Exploded bombs being transported to Andhra?

    New Delhi:  Was some area in poll-bound Andhra Pradesh the real target of the two bombs that exploded in Chennai Central railway station early today?

  • BJP condemns Pakistan army chief’s Kashmir remarks

    New Delhi: The BJP Thursday condemned Pakistan Army chief Gen. Raheel Sharif’s comment that Kashmir was Islamabad’s “jugular vein”, and said Pakistan occupied Kashmir was an integral part of India.

  • Those fighting against Rahul have “ulterior” motive: Priyanka

    Amethi: Invoking her family’s long association with the constituency, Priyanka Gandhi today asked people to be wary of the rivals of her brother Rahul Gandhi as they were contesting against him with “ulterior” motives.

  • NHRC seeks report from Bihar government on girl’s death

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Thursday issued a notice to the Bihar government demanding a detailed report on the death of a girl due to lack of basic medical facilities, a statement said.

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    Youth acquitted of charge of sexually assaulting minor girl

    New Delhi: A youth has been acquitted of charges of sexually assaulting and molesting a minor girl after trespassing into her house, by a Delhi court which said the possibility of his false implication cannot be ruled out.

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    CBI questions former coal secretary Parakh

    New Delhi: Former coal secretary P.C. Parakh appeared before officials of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on THursday for questioning in connection with a case of allegedly abusing his official position to grant an Odisha-based coal block to Hindalco.

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    Marathi language ignored on Maha-Day: Raote

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena leader Diwakar Raote today said that the official language of Maharashtra was ignored at the 54th Maharashtra Day celebration here.

  • Sena wants Guj biz community to support Maha Day celebration

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena today asked the Gujarati trade and business community among the 11 crore population of Maharashtra to unite for unfurling the saffron flag of Chahatrapati Shivaji Maharaj atop Mantralaya, the state headquarters.

  • Indian’s body lying in UAE morgue for two years

    Dubai:  The body of an expatriate Indian has been lying in a morgue in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for the last two years as his family members refused to claim his body, media reported Wednesday.

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    PIL against Lalu Prasad over distribution of party symbols

    Patna: A PIL was filed today in the Patna High Court questioning the legitimacy of distribution of the party symbol to candidates by RJD President Lalu Prasad who, it held, could not hold the post after conviction in a corruption case.

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    Chennai blasts: BJP says threat to leaders

    New Delhi: In the wake of Chennai blasts, BJP today said there is threat to leaders as well as to the environment for holding free and fair elections and asked the government not to show any laxity on the security front.

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    Not sure if Priyanka will consider Modi as father figure: FM

    New Delhi: “I am not sure if Priyanka Gandhi will be happy to consider Narendra Modi as a father figure,” Finance Minister P Chidambaram said today reflecting the discomfort in Congress with the persona of the BJP’s PM candidate.

  • We will change ‘Scam India’ to ‘Skilled India’: Modi

    Madanpalle (Andhra Pradesh): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Thursday alleged that the Congress Party has made the country a ‘Scam India’ and added that the BJP intends to change it to ‘Skilled India’.

  • Red alert in Delhi after Chennai blasts

    New Delhi: A high security red alert was announced here Thursday after two bomb blasts on a train in Chennai killed a young woman and injured 14 people.

  • Hoax bomb call to Delhi Metro control room

    New Delhi: A hoax bomb call to the Delhi Metro control room triggered panic among officials Thursday morning, a security official said.

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    Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma fined $20,000

    Dubai: Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma was fined $20,000 for maintaining a slow over rate in the Indian Premier League (IPL) match against the Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here Wednesday.