Free Press Journal
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    Cong leader writes to Modi offering to take care of his mother

    New Delhi: “Distressed” by Narendra Modi’s mother travelling in an auto rickshaw and living in a small room, a Congress leader today wrote to the BJP PM candidate volunteering to look after her as Modi had not provided her a “comfortable” life despite his “wealth” and success.

  • Voting

    Over 71 pc polling in Seemandhra till 5 PM

    Hyderabad: Over 71 per cent polling was recorded till 5 PM in the elections to 175 Assembly and 25 Lok Sabha constituencies in Seemandhra today.

  • You have to bowl without fear in T20: Harbhajan

    Mumbai: Considering that the margin for error is very less in Twenty20 leagues such as IPL, veteran
    off-spinner Harbhajan Singh says it is important to “have courage and bowl without fear” in the slam-bang format where batsmen call the shots.

  • ‘Didi’ gets angry, doesn’t want good days for WB: Modi

    Krishna Nagar (WB): Narendra Modi today took a dig at “didi” Mamata Banerjee, saying she was getting angry at him too frequently and questioned whether she would not like “good days” to come for West Bengal.

  • SHASHI THAROOR

    Modi practising ‘petty politics’: Cong

    New Delhi: Slamming Narendra Modi, Congress today accused him of practising “low, petty politics” and said he was “exploiting” the ‘neech rajniti’ remarks of Priyanka Gandhi by distorting its interpretation.

  • Sporadic violence mars 73 percent polling in Bengal

    Kolkata: Polling for six Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal Wednesday was marked by sporadic incidents of violence. The opposition alleged electoral malpractices as over 70 percent of the electorate voted during the day, with three hours yet to go before balloting ends.

  • CBI told to clear dues of counsel, prosecutors

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the CBI to clear within two months all outstanding bills of standing counsel, public prosecutors and those who have been appearing in the court for various reasons.

  • HI to felicitate the living legends of 1975 WC winning team

    New Delhi: Continuing with its initiative of recognising the efforts of players who have brought laurels to the country, Hockey India (HI) will felicitate the greats, who won the only World Cup for India in the year 1975 at Kuala Lumpur, on May 14.

  • ‘ISI planned to target national assets’

    Chennai: Suspected ISI agent Mohammed Zahir Hussain was part of a larger ISI mission to target critical national assets and some foreign establishments besides being convicted of offences related to human trafficking and imprisoned in Singapore, Thailand and in his own country Sri Lanka, highly placed police sources said.

  • Sensex tumbles to 3-week low; Infosys slumps over 3%

    Mumbai: The BSE benchmark Sensex today slumped by 185 points to three week low of 22,323.90 on heavy profit-booking in IT, teck, realty, metal and auto shares amid slowing capital inflows.

  • Arvind kejriwal

    Jamaat-e-Islami Hind extends support to Kejriwal in Varanasi

    Aligarh: An influential Muslim organisation, Jamaat-e-Islami Hind, has endorsed the candidature of Aam Aadmi Party’s Arvind Kejriwal for the Varanasi seat where he is contesting against BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.

  • Boxing’s ad-hoc body seeks more competitions from AIBA

    New Delhi: The ad-hoc body appointed by the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to run the affairs of India boxing met here Wednesday and decided to approach the International Boxing Association (AIBA) for two international training and competition programmes ahead of the Asian Games.

  • Haryana: 3 arrested on charges of IPL betting

    Chandigarh: Three persons, allegedly involved in betting on the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Mumbai and Bangalore, have been arrested by Haryana Police from Ellenabad in Sirsa district.

  • Rahul trying to influence voters, allege BJP and AAP

    Amethi: Circulating images of Rahul Gandhi interacting with voters at polling booths here Wednesday while polling was on for the Amethi Lok Sabha seat, both the BJP and the AAP alleged that the Congress is trying to influence voters on election day.

  • Coal scam: MP Darda, three others summoned as accused by court

    New Delhi: Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Darda and three others were today summoned as accused by a Delhi court which took cognisance of the charge sheet filed against them by the CBI in a coal block allocation scam case.

  • Congress flays Modi for caste spin to Priyanka’s statement

    New Delhi: The Congress Wednesday flayed BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for misinterpreting Priyanka Gandhi’s statement on his brand of politics and calling it a caste slur for electoral gain.

  • South Africans queue up to vote in post-Nelson Mandela polls

    Johannesburg: Millions of South Africans today braved the threats of disruption and sporadic violence to exercise their franchise in an election widely expected to return the ruling ANC to power, 20 years after anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela first took power in 1994.