Free Press Journal
  • Campaigning ends for penultimate phase of LS elections

    New Delhi: The high octane campaign for the penultimate phase of Lok Sabha elections which saw Narendra Modi embroiled in a bitter war of words with Priyanka Gandhi and Mamata Banerjee today ended in 64 constituencies, including Amethi where Rahul Gandhi is seeking re-election and 25 seats in Seemandhra, which will go to polls on Wednesday.

  • Bardhan says Mamata could be a partner to keep Modi out

    Thiruvananthapuram: CPI stalwart A B Bardhan today said he is not averse to making TMC led by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee a partner if an alternative government is formed to stall NDA led by Narendra Modi from coming to power.

  • Ready to be Gujarat CM if party wants: Nitin Patel

    Ahmedabad: With Lok Sabha elections drawing to a close next week and poll predictions favouring Narendra Modi as the next Prime Minister, the clamour for Chief ministership in Gujarat has already begun with senior state minister Nitin Patel saying that he is ready to take up the job if the party extends him an opportunity.

  • 23 students bag up to Rs 23 lakh packages

    Chandigarh: As many as 23 students of a Patiala-based university have been offered annual salary packages of up to Rs 23 lakh by top global companies like Samsung, Microsoft in campus placements.

  • Hindu households, temple attacked in Bangladesh

    Dhaka: A mob of nearly 3,000 attacked Hindu households and a temple in eastern Bangladesh after two youths from the community allegedly insulted Prophet Muhammad on Facebook.

  • Govt change in India not to affect Etihad-Jet deal: Hogan

    Dubai: A change of government in India will not affect Etihad’s equity holdings in Jet Airways, chief of the Gulf carrier has said, expressing “full confidence in the Indian process”.

  • BPCL

    BPCL to invest Rs 1,419 cr in Mumbai refinery

    New Delhi: Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd, India’s second-biggest state refiner, plans to invest Rs 1,419 crore in replacing an old crude processing unit at its 12 million tons a year Mumbai refinery by May 2015.

  • Russell’s antics irks Watson in IPL match

    Ahmedabad: Call it innovation or an act to unsettle the batsman but Andre Russell’s antics today baffled Rajasthan Royals captain Shane Watson after the Kolkata Knight Riders bowler delivered the ball after almost pulling out of his run up in an IPL match here today.

  • SC refuses to interfere with govt’s decision on Arjuna award

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today refused to interfere with the government’s decision withdrawing Arjuna award from triple jump athlete Renjith Maheshwary, hours before the presentation ceremony last year.

  • TMC strikes back at opposition on Saradha issue

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress, facing attacks over Saradha ponzi scam, today accused the opposition CPI(M) of doing “nothing” in the Overland and Sanchita chitfund scams which took place during the Left Front regime in West Bengal.
    “Former West Bengal finance minister Ashok Mitra himself had noted that there was no trace of Rs 4000 crore to Rs 5000 crore in the Sanchita chit fund scam.

  • Narendra Modi

    Modi storms Amethi; attacks Sonia and Rahul

    Amethi: Breaking an unwritten code, Narendra Modi today held a rally here in the Gandhi family pocketborough, attacking “family” politics but said he has not come for “revenge” but for “change” in this backward region.

  • INS Vikrant gets another breather from SC

    Mumbai: India’s first aircraft carrier, INS Vikrant, headed for the scrapyard, Monday got another breather from the Supreme Court as it blocked the vessel’s ignominy, an activist said.

  • modi-sonia

    Sonia asks Modi to read history again

    Muzaffarpur (Bihar): Accusing BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi of “lecturing” as if he was the “cleanest of them all”, Congress President Sonia Gandhi today advised him to read history again to know about the party’s contribution in transforming the country since Independence from a poor state to a progressive nation.

  • Amit Shah

    Shah’s Azamgarh remark: BJP says SP,BSP,Cong creating fear

    New Delhi: With Amit Shah’s remark on Azamgarh triggering a row, BJP today attempted damage control by saying that he meant to say that parties like SP, BSP and Congress were creating fear in the minds of people for political gains without caring for development of the region.

  • Jaganmohan Reddy

    TDP surrendered to BJP for seats: Jagan

    Kurnool: Maintaining that May 7 elections in Seemandhra is a battle between “politics of credibility and honesty” on one side and “politics of conspiracy and opportunism” on the other, YSRCP chief Jagan Mohan Reddy today appealed to people to reject the forces that have been doling out impossible and hyperbolic promises and vote for his party.

  • TDP, Cong, YSRC debutants test political waters in Vijayawada

    Vijayawada: TDP, Congress and YSRC have put up debutants to test electoral waters in Vijaywada, dubbed as the “political capital” of (undivided) Andhra Pradesh, where three Koneru Prasads are also in the fray for the May 7 polls.

  • Setting up a parallel commn was a “malafide” exercise: BJP

    New Delhi: BJP today said the setting up of a “parallel” Commission to probe the snooping of a woman in Gujarat allegedly at the behest of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi was a “malafide exercise” and paid a “great tribute” to the judiciary for not cooperating with the move.

  • Improvement in the Indian Education system – the first-time voters’ demand

    India, 5th May 2014:  With the impending results of the longest election in the country’s history, from 7 April to 12 May 2014 to constitute the 16th LokSabha fast approaching, an unanswered question rings in the minds of the citizens of the country. Where is education in India headed?

  • Pak airlifts military vehicles to Afghanistan

    Islamabad: Pakistan today airlifted 15 military vehicles to Afghanistan as part of a deal with the US to equip Afghan troops on an urgent basis ahead of the pullout of international forces from the war-torn country by the end of this year.