Free Press Journal
  • Battle of Varanasi being made into film

    Varanasi: The excitement behind the high- octane poll battle in this holy city is being adapted into a movie by a national award-winning filmmaker.

  • Pregnant woman assaulted by village head

    Muzaffarnagar: A pregnant woman was allegedly assaulted by the village head for complaining against him, resulting in the death of her unborn child at Tana village here, police said today.

  • CSK confident of maintaining momentum: Jadeja

    Ranchi: On a roll having registered their fifth straight victory, Ravindra Jadeja says Chennai Super Kings are confident of maintaining the winning momentum in the ongoing Indian Premier League.

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    Our aim is to hold free and fair elections: Rakesh

    Kolkata: After drawing flak from all the opposition parties over the manner in which the third phase of polls was held in West Bengal, a special oberserver of the Election Commission for the state today assured their aim is to ensure “free and fair” elections.

  • Broadcasting ministry at arm’s-length from Prasar Bharati: Tewari

    New Delhi: The I&B ministry has an arm’s-length relationship with Prasar Bharati and the public broadcaster’s autonomy is guaranteed by an act of parliament, Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari said here Saturday.

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    PM condemns Assam violence; promises steps to restore peace

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today condemned the “cowardly” terror attack in Assam that has claimed several lives and said the Centre will take all measures to maintain law and order and restore peace there.

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    BJP approaches poll panel against Rahul Gandhi

    New Delhi: The BJP Saturday asked the Election Commission to file a complaint against Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for his alleged comments at an  election rally in Himachal Pradesh.

  • Court asks cops to give unedited CCTV footage to Tejpal

    Panaji: A local court today asked Goa Government to hand over unedited portion of CCTV footage of the area near a lift in a hotel to senior journalist Tarun Tejpal, accused of sexually assaulting a junior woman colleague last year.

  • Court asks police to register case against Ramdev

    Jodhpur: A court here has ordered police to register a case against yoga guru Ramdev and initiate an inquiry against him for his controversial “honeymoon” remark against Rahul Gandhi.

  • Karuna hits out at Jaya over her handling of C’tore blasts

    Chennai: The war of words between DMK supremo M Karunanidhi and Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa over the May Day twin blasts at Central railway station here escalated, with the former hitting out at his arch rival over her criticism of his handling of the 1998 serial blasts in Coimbatore that left 60 persons dead.

  • Mother-son government destroyed country: Modi

    Srinagar (Uttarakhand): BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Saturday accused the Congress party of destroying the country, and said the “mother-son government” was a perfect example of failure.

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    TDP accuses YSR Congress chief Jagan of violating poll code

    Vijayawada: Telugu Desam Party (TDP) today alleged that YSR Congress Party president Jaganmohan Reddy violated the model code of conduct by stretching his road show beyond stipulated time limit at Mylavaram town in Krishna district.

  • Doordarshan struggles to maintain professional freedom

    Ahmedabad: Escalating further the controversy over his interview to Doordarshan, Narendra Modi today rued the “decline” in journalistic freedom in the public broadcaster and invoked “horrific” memories of the Emergency days in 1975.

  • AAP activists attacked by alleged Congress workers

    Amethi: The Aam Aadmi Party today alleged that Congress workers attacked their campaign vehicle and also roughed up some party activists in Tikaria industrial area in Gauriganj here.

  • Uttarakhand floods, rehab no poll issues: Rawat

    Dehradun: The Uttarakhand floods may have cost former state Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna his chair but his successor Harish Rawat feels that the issue will not impact the poll prospects of Congress as his government has taken a slew of measures to rehabilitate the victims.

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    Mystery of lithium ion batteries in MH370 disappearance

    Kuala Lumpur: A new mystery has emerged in MH370’s disappearance with the Malaysia Airlines saying the lithium ion batteries carried in the plane weighed over 200 kg, even as the cargo manifest released recently listed the “consolidated” consignment at 2.453 tonnes.

  • Congress leader shot dead

    Aligarh (UP): A local Congress leader was shot dead allegedly by unidentified persons near his house in Vivek Vihar colony of Sasnigate area here, police said today.