Free Press Journal
  • Modi undecided on apologising to EC

    New Delhi: BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Saturday skirted questions on whether he would tender an apology to the Election Commission over violation of the model code of conduct.

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    Modi used ‘martyrs’ for political gains: Sonia

    Kullu:  BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is seeking to make political gains by soliciting support for his party in the name of Kargil heroes, Congress president Sonia Gandhi said Sunday.

  • Shahabuddin shifted from jail for cell phone threats

    Patna:  Former Bihar MP Mohammad Shahabuddin was Sunday shifted from one jail to another following complaints that he was managing his wife’s poll campaign and threatening rivals on mobile phone, an official said.

  • Little known parties jump into the fight for Amethi

    Amethi (Uttar Pradesh): Rahul Gandhi might be fighting one of his toughest electoral battles in Amethi this time, facing Aam Aadmi Party’s Kumar Vishwas and BJP’s Smriti Irani.

  • Democracy’s spirit: An arduous trek to conduct Himachal polls

    Shimla: They have to trudge miles of inhospitable Himalayas to conduct free and fair elections. Yet they have done so year after year with undimmed enthusiasm that echo the enduring spirit of India’s vibrant democracy.

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    Pakistan violates ceasefire, opens unprovoked firing

    Jammu:  Pakistani troops violated ceasefire and resorted to unprovoked firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Mendhar sector of Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir, an official said Sunday.

  • India rejects Raheel’s remark on Kashmir

    New Delhi:  India Saturday termed as unwholesome and unacceptable Pakistan Army chief Gen. Raheel Sharif’s comment that Kashmir was Islamabad’s “jugular vein” and said Islamabad’s security forces were well advised to address challenges from Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and other radical elements.

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    Cinema a vehicle of influence, persuasion for youth: President

    New Delhi: Urging filmmakers to play a “catalytic” role in presenting and propagating values such as patriotism and respect for women, President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday said cinema was a strong medium to influence the youth and that creating “meaningful and socially relevant” was vital.

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    Three killed in Maharashtra train derailment

    Raigad (Maharashtra): Three passengers were killed and around 50 injured when the engine and four coaches of a passenger train derailed here in Maharashtra Sunday, police officials said.

  • Nine killed in Maharashtra train derailment

    Raigad (Maharashtra): Nine passengers were killed and another 30 injured when the engine and four coaches of a passenger train derailed here in Maharashtra Sunday, a railway official said.

  • Gujarat safe for women, Bengal unsafe: Modi

    Bankura (West Bengal):  BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Sunday said West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had failed to curb crimes against women despite being a woman.

  • US university honours to Indian engineer

    Bangalore:  Anil Rajvanshi, a renewable energy pioneer of India, Saturday was honoured by the University of Florida, one of the leading universities in the US, for his “groundbreaking” work in rural development.

  • Infiltration bid along LoC foiled in Jammu

    Jammu: The Indian army Sunday foiled an infiltration bid on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district.

  • Assam attacks toll rises to 28, PM says it’s cowardly

    Guwahati/New Delhi: The toll in the twin attacks in Assam Saturday rose to 28, as the state government decided to hand over the probe to the NIA while Prime Minister Manmohan Singh described it as a “cowardly attempt to spread fear and terror”.

  • Followed cabinet guidelines on spectrum allocation: A. Raja

    New Delhi:  Former telecom minister A. Raja Saturday claimed the decisions in 2G spectrum allocation were taken in accordance with the existing telecom policy and cabinet guidelines and he had not kept the prime minister in the dark.

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    Congress won’t get 100 Lok Sabha seats: Modi

    New Delhi: The Congress would be reduced to two digits when election results are announced May 16, BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said Saturday, and rubbished allegations that his government in Gujarat had favoured an industrialist in allocation of land.

  • Modi hopes for a good fight in Varanasi

    New Delhi: BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Saturday said he was hoping for a good fight in the Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency where Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal is contesting against him.

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    Will never, ever have an alliance with BJP: Mamata

    Kolkata: A day after BJP president Rajnath Singh held out the olive branch to her, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Saturday ruled out any alliance with the right wing party.

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    Congress will be decimated to two digits: Modi

    New Delhi: The Congress will be confined to two digits when election results are announced May 16, BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said Saturday.

  • Modi questions press freedom, Tewari denies govt involvement

    New Delhi:  The debate over press freedom came full circle Saturday with Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari refuting allegations that he had any role to play in editing Narendra Modi’s Doordarshan interview, even as the BJP leader compared the controversy to the media repression witnessed during the Emergency.