Free Press Journal
  • Beni eyes second LS term from Gonda

    Gonda (UP): Union minister Beni Prasad Verma, known for his barbs not only against his political opponents but also against his own party, is eyeing a second consecutive term from this seat, where caste affiliations are likely to play a crucial role.

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    Lalit Modi elected President, BCCI suspends RCA

    Jaipur:  Controversial former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi, who has been living in exile after being slapped with a life ban, was today elected President of the Rajasthan Cricket Association, prompting a livid BCCI to suspend the RCA.

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    ‘Desperate’ Modi raising caste issue not Priyanka: Cong

    New Delhi: Congress today hit out at Narendra Modi after he accused Priyanka Gandhi of “insulting” him with the “neech rajniti” remark as he belonged to a backward caste, saying she never made any such insinuation and was only referring to BJP’s “low-level” politics.

  • 1971 Indo-Pak war era mortar shells found

    Agartala: Two live mortar shells of the 1971 Indo-Pak war period were found during digging of a lake at Kamalasagar in Sipahijala district of Tripura, the police said today.

  • Lalit Modi says RCA victory stepping stone to BCCI return

    London:  Back in the reckoning for a return to BCCI after being elected President of the Rajasthan Cricket Association, banned former IPL chief Lalit Modi today said winning the polls is the first step towards returning to the Indian Cricket Board.

  • MRM to appeal Muslims in Varanasi to vote for Modi

    Vadodara: At least 75 members of Gujarat unit of Muslim Rashtriyaa Manch (MRM) have left the state to reach Varanasi tomorrow to appeal the minority community to vote for BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.

  • NBA launches first online store in India

    Mumbai: US-based National Basketball Association today launched its first official online merchandise outlet, NBAStore.in, here in association with domestic online shopping portal jabong.com.

  • Pak committed to peaceful resolution of Kashmir with India’

    Islamabad: Emphasising on having a “peaceful neighbourhood”, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today said his country is committed to engaging with India for the peaceful resolution of all outstanding issues, including Kashmir, through a sustained dialogue.

  • Chandrababu, Jagan among key candidates in Seemandhra

    Hyderabad: TDP Chief N Chandrababu Naidu, YSRCP president Y S Jaganmohan Reddy, Union Ministers Kishore Chandra Deo, M M Pallam Raju, Panabaka Lakshmi and former minister D Purandeswari are among the prominent candidates in fray for the Seemandhra elections to be held tomorrow.

  • Uphill task for Congress in tomorrow’s round

    New Delhi: With nearly half of the 64 seats that go to polls in the penultimate round of the Lok Sabha elections tomorrow, Congress appears to have an uphill task to perform when the whole of Seemandhra and parts of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and West Bengal cast their vote.

  • Modi cheating people by calling himself victim of caste discrimination

    Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Tuesday said Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is cheating the people and trying to gain sympathy by calling himself a victim of caste discrimination.

  • Thai caretaker PM denies abuse of power

    Bangkok:  Thai caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Tuesday denied an allegation that she abused power for personal benefits.

  • Does EC have courage to act on casteist remarks made against me

    Domariyaganj (Uttar Pradesh): Calling on political parties opposed to the BJP, including the Congress Party, to stop insulting the lower castes, Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked whether the Election Commission had the courage to act against those people making such casteist remarks.