Free Press Journal
  • Ajay Rai

    It is ‘son of the soil’ versus ‘outsiders’ in Varanasi: Rai

    Varanasi: As Varanasi’s mega electoral battle reaches a crescendo, Congress today stepped up offensive against Narendra Modi accusing him of invoking religious sentiments to woo voters as his “personality cult” campaign had failed, and tried to paint it as a fight between the “son of the soil” and “outsiders”.

  • Indian American Jatin Patel to train cricket coaches in US

    Washington: The American Cricket Federation has turned to  Jatin Patel, an Indian-American coach, to lead a new initiative to train cricket coaches in the land of baseball through a comprehensive American coach-education system.

  • Poll ‘technicalities’ force BJP to cut down on Modi posters

    Varanasi: As Lok Sabha polls draw closer in this temple town, Narendra Modi’s presence on party posters and banners today surprisingly came down drastically – apparently due to “technical” reasons related to election expense limits.

  • Players need to be vigilant: Dravid on fixing

    Ahmedabad: Rajasthan Royals’ mentor Rahul Dravid, while expressing happiness that no spot-fixing or match-fixing controversy has happened till now in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League, said that players need to keep their eyes and ears open all the time.

  • Daredevils opt to bat against Knight Riders

    New Delhi: Delhi Daredevils skipper Kevin Pietersen won the toss and elected to bat against Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Ferozeshah Kotla here Wednesday.

  • Kohli is most searched IPL player this season

    New Delhi:Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli takes the top spot as the most searched IPL player this season, closely followed by Chennai Super Kings (CSK) captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

  • It’s something we don’t want to see on cricket field: Vettori

    Mumbai: Royal Challengers Bangalore coach Daniel Vettori was pained to see the ugly on-field spat
    between RCB bowler Mitchell Starc and Mumbai Indians’ batsman Kieron Pollard in an IPL game here but preferred to wait for the match referee’s verdict before apportioning blame.

  • 3 killed, 31 injured in bus-truck collision

    Raigarh: Three persons, including two women, were killed and 31 others injured when their bus collided head-on with a truck here today, police said.
    The accident took place at Kaguram turn, about 42 kms from Raigarh district headquarters, under Gharghoda region on Raigarh-Ambikapur road, Raigarh Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Prafulla Thakur said.

  • Sensex closes 184 points lower; IT stocks decline

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets closed Wednesday’s trade 184.52 points or 0.82 percent down as IT, automobile and technology, media and entertainment stocks tanked.

  • Modi keeps up attack on ‘neech rajniti’ comments

    Bagaha (Bihar): Keeping up the attack on Priyanka Gandhi over her ‘neech rajniti’ comments, Narendra Modi today said those behind rotting of foodgrains in godowns and the CWG scam are the ones who are doing “neech rajniti”.

  • Lata releases first Sufi album, credits nephew

    Mumbai: At 84, singing legend Lata Mangeshkar has released her first Sufi songs album and has credited her nephew nephew Baijnath, who has composed the numbers and sung a duet in “Ya Rabba” with her, for trying out the genre.

  • BJP welcomes private school managements stand on poor students

    Madurai: BJP State President, Pon. Radhakrishnan today welcomed the change in the stand of Private School Managements Federation, agreeing to admit poor students in the schools despite the Centre not reimbursing the fees for them for the past two years.

  • Frustrated Rahul Gandhi will lose in Amethi: Shahnawaz Hussain

    New Delhi: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Shahnawaz Hussain on Wednesday predicted that Congress Party vice president Rahul Gandhi would lose the elections in the Amethi parliamentary constituency.

  • Rahul Gandhi

    Rahul is a merchant of lies, says BJP

    New Delhi: Dubbing Rahul Gandhi as “asatya ka saudagar” (merchant of lies), BJP today said his “untruths” about Gujarat land acquisition policy have been exposed by the report sponsored by his own government that has “praised” the state’s model.