Free Press Journal
  • sharad pawar

    Maha: Post Lok Sabha, Assembly polls high on Cong-NCP agenda

    Mumbai: Even as counting of votes for Lok Sabha polls will be taken up on May 16, the ruling alliance partners Congress and NCP have decided to launch preparations for Assembly elections slated later this year.

  • AAP threatens stir over power crisis in Jamshedpur

    Jamshedpur: Aam Admi Party (AAP) today urged the district administration of East Singhbhum to initiate steps to look into the acute power crisis faced by the people for last few days.

  • World Bank

    World Bank extends USD 12 billion funding facility to Pakistan

    Islamabad: The World Bank has approved a hefty USD 12 billion funding facility, including USD 1 billion loan, to cash-strapped Pakistan to be disbursed in the next five years for supporting economic reforms in the country.

  • Pak summons Indian diplomat over visa denial to 500 pilgrims

    Islamabad: Pakistan today summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner Gopal Baghlay to lodged a protest over denial of visas to 500 Pakistani pilgrims to visit the famed shrine of Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti at Ajmer.

  • amar singh

    Personal is not political: Amar Singh

    Jhunjhunu (Raj): Taking exception of abuzz about personal life of political leaders, former SP leader Amar Singh today said that personal life events of anyone, including politicians, should not be the part of public debate.

  • BJP-Cong confrontation on appointments escalates

    New Delhi: Confrontation between Congress and BJP on top-level appointments escalated today with government declaring it was “not a caretaker” entity and will continue to take decisions till the last day as BJP raised objections to naming of CICs, Lokpal and a judge to head snoopgate inquiry by a “lame-duck” ministry.

  • 20 child labourers rescued in Delhi

    New Delhi: Twenty child labourers were rescued from three different factories in the national capital, police said Friday.

  • Congress counts on MIM, CPI if Telangana numbers don’t add

    Hyderabad: Congress would form the government in the new Telangana state along with Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen and CPI if it it fails to get a majority on its own, Telangana Congress president Ponnala Lakshmaiah said today.

  • US Senate confirms Manish Shah as federal judge in Illinois

    Washington: Manish Shah, a top Indian- American prosecutor, has been confirmed by the US Senate as a federal judge in Illinois, becoming the first South Asian federal judge in President Barack Obama’s home state.

  • george bailey

    Punjab skipper Bailey cautious after team’s impressive start

    Mumbai: Kings XI Punjab are sitting on top of IPL table after an all-win record in the UAE leg but skipper George Bailey said his team may have to start from the scratch as they play their first match in India against defending champions Mumbai Indians here tomorrow.

  • Didn’t seek damages from Vajpayee, Modi: Jethmalani to HC

    New Delhi: Noted lawyer Ram Jethmalani, who has challenged his expulsion from BJP, today told the Delhi High Court that he did not seek any damages from veteran leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee and BJP’s PM candidate Narendra Modi.

  • anurag thakur

    Anurag Thakur alleges Model Code violation by Rahul Gandhi

    Shimla: BJP MP and Hamirpur candidate Anurag Thakur today accused Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi of violating the Model Code of Conduct and filed a complaint with the Election Commission seeking action in this regard.
    Thakur said the allegations made by Gandhi at a recent election rally in the state were false and intended to influence the electorate against him.

  • Daredevils seeking momentum at home: Karthik

    New Delhi: Delhi Daredevils vice-captain Dinesh Karthik feels playing their next four games at home gives the struggling unit a chance to bounce back in the Indian Premier League.

  • Senior RJD leader joins BJP in Bihar

    Patna: Former Bihar minister and RJD leader Veena Shahi today joined BJP saying she wishes to see Narendra Modi as the country’s Prime Minister.

  • indresh kumar

    Vajpayee like Mahatma, Modi like Bose: RSS leader

    New Delhi: RSS leader Indresh Kumar Friday compared BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi to Subhas Chandra Bose and former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee to Mahatma Gandhi.

  • Uddhav Thackrey

    Uddhav issues appeal to keep Gujarati-Marathi unity intact

    Mumbai: A day after an editorial in Shiv Sena-run Marathi daily newspaper ‘Saamna’ criticised the Gujarati community here, Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray issued an appealed here today, to keep the “relationship” between Marathi and Gujarati people “intact”.