Free Press Journal
  • Delhi bus driver shot in road rage incident

    New Delhi:  A 32-year-old bus driver was shot in the stomach by a property dealer here in an incident of road rage,  police said Monday.

  • Tight security cover for Modi’s trip to Gandhi bastion

    Amethi: Detailed security arrangements in coordination with Gujarat police have been put in place by local authorities for BJP leader Narendra Modi’s visit for campaigning in the Gandhi bastion here.

  • Alert driver saves passengers as bus catches fire

    Pune:  Presence of mind displayed by the driver of a Maharashtra state transport bus put 46 passengers out of danger when the vehicle caught fire while negotiating the stiff Dive ghat section, police said today.

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    Mayawati slams Shah’s remarks against Azamgarh

    Lucknow:  Lashing out at Narendra Modi’s close aide Amit Shah for his controversial remarks against Azamgarh, BSP supremo Mayawati today said Gujarat can be termed as a “base of communalism” by the same parameter and demanded that the Election Commission ban his entry in Uttar Pradesh.

  • Four killed, two injured in mishap

    Gurdaspur: Four persons were killed and two seriously injured, when two cars collided head-on on Amritsar-Pathankot highway today, police said.

  • MP polls: 226 LS candidates in 31-50 age bracket

    Bhopal:  Of the 378 candidates in fray for 29 Lok Sabha constituencies in Madhya Pradesh where elections were held last month, 226 are in 31-50 years age group,including 113 candidates each in 31-40 and 41-50 age brackets.

  • Five killed in road accident

    Amritsar:  Five persons were killed today in a road mishap at newly constructed flyover at Kitchlu chowk here, police said.

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    Akhilesh seeks EC action against Amit Shah

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has called on the Election Commission to take action against Amit Shah, the BJP leader in charge of Uttar Pradesh, for describing the Azamgarh constituency as a base for terrorists.

  • Digvijay slams Modi, Amit Shah for ‘communal’ campaign

    New Delhi: Congress today hit out at Narendra  Modi and his close aide Amit Shah for carrying out a “communal campaign” and demanded action by the Election Commission against Shah for his controversial remark that Azamgarh in UP was a “base of terrorists”.

  • Kangra: Three-way fight raises political tension

    Kangra:  The picturesque and tranquil backdrop of the Dhauladhar ranges belies the underlying political tension as three heavyweights from Congress, BJP and AAP slug it out for this Lok Sabha seat that goes to polls on May 7.

  • Congress in a bind as regional parties play Andhra split card

    Vijayawada:  As Seemandhra prepares to vote for a new dawn on May 7, Congress is faced with the tough task of weaning away electors from old foe Chandrababu Naidu and former partyman Jaganmohan Reddy, both of whom are eyeing big gains from voter angst over Andhra Pradesh’s split.

  • Curfew relaxed in 3 BTAD districts, no fresh incidents

    Guwahati: Curfew was today relaxed in violence-hit Baksa and Kokrajhar and neighbouring Chirang districts of Assam where 34 persons were killed in the mayhem unleashed by NDFB-Songbijit militants since Thursday last.

  • A B de Villiers is a freak man: Harshal Patel

    Bangalore: A witness to A B de Villiers’ exploits from close quarters against Sunrisers Hyderabad,young Royal Challengers Bangalore pacer Harshal Patel termed his South African team-mate as a “freak man” who is difficult to bowl at.

  • Ex-tennis player Baltacha dies after cancer fight

    London:  Elena Baltacha, a former top-50 professional tennis player who had been fighting liver cancer since retiring from the game, died yesterday.
    She was 30.

  • 2G case: Court records statements of accused

    New Delhi: A Delhi court today recorded the statement of former Telecom Minister A Raja, a key accused in the 2G spectrum allocation case.