Free Press Journal
  • Voting

    Nearly 83 percent vote in Bengal polls’ phase four

    Kolkata: The final turnout in the polling for six Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal, including in the Maoist-affected Junglemahal area, stood at nearly 83 percent – an over five percent increase in comparison to the 2009 polls, said an official.

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    Sonia’s remarks against Modi under scrutiny

    Ballia: The district administration here has taken note of Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s remarks accusing BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi of having “neech soch”.

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    Modi, Jaitley trying to create fear in Varanasi: Sharma

    New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma today said that BJP leaders Narendra Modi and Arun Jaitley are “rattled” and are trying to create an environment of fear in Varanasi.

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    Intellectuals appeal to people against BJP, Modi

    New Delhi: Several academics, artistes, cultural and literary personalities today appealed to the people to reject the BJP and its Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, saying they were aiming to capture power by spreading communal hatred.


    Who is Jignesh Shah?

    Hitting the headlines again, this time for reasons he wouldn’t like to remember, Jignesh Shah, arrested Wednesday night, shot into limelight after setting up the Multi Commodity Exchange that started operations in November 2003 and not just grew into India’s largest in a short span of six years but also ranks third globally today in terms of contracts traded.

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    Modi attacks EC, takes out roadshow in Varanasi

    Varanasi:  Narendra Modi today launched an all-out war on the Election Commission accusing it of working “under pressure” and showing bias against him and took out a roadshow defying prohibitory orders over the denial of permission for him to hold a rally here.

  • HC reserves order on PILs challenging deletion in voters list

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today reserved order until May 12 after arguments concluded on a bunch of PILs challenging deletion of names of the electoral college from voters’ list in Mumbai and Pune.

  • Kudankulam Nuclear Plant: SC rejects plea to appoint panel

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today rejected a plea of an anti-nuclear activist to appoint a committee to supervise safety measures in Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu, saying there is “no laxity” on the part of authorities which are taking necessary steps.

  • Planning Commission members likely to put in papers on May 16

    New Delhi: Planning Commission members are likely to put in their papers on May 16, the day when result for Lok Sabha elections will be announced, paving the way for reconstitution of the panel by new government.

  • LeT operatives chargesheeted for terror activities

    New Delhi: Delhi Police today chargesheeted two suspected Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) operatives arrested last year for allegedly conspiring to kidnap several businessmen to generate funds for buying weapons and explosives to carry out terror attacks in the national capital.

  • Five more arrested for BTAD violence

    Barpeta: Five more persons suspected to be involved in the recent violence in the BTAD area were arrested in Assam’s Barpeta district and sent to police custody.

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    Witnesses deposed against me under CBI pressure: Kanimozhi

    New Delhi: Declined to lead the defence evidence, DMK MP Kanimozhi told a court here Thursday that prosecution witnesses have deposed against her in the 2G spectrum allocation case under CBI pressure.

  • Rape Case

    Minor gangraped repeatedly in Rajasthan

    Jaipur: A runaway minor girl’s life turned into a horrific ordeal over the last few days as she was gangraped repeatedly in Rajasthan’s Dausa and Alwar districts, including once by two railway policemen.

  • Centre moves HC against AAP govt’s FIR against Moily, others

    New Delhi: The Union Government has moved the Delhi High Court for quashing an FIR filed by the AAP government in Delhi against Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily and others for alleged irregularities in raising gas prices.

  • Voting

    East Godavari district witnessed peaceful polls: Collector

    Rajahmundry (AP): East Godavari district collector and election officer Neetu Prasad said here today that yesterday’s general elections to three Lok Sabha and 19 assembly seats were held peacefully.

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    EC rejects BJP’s charge of bias, says not afraid of anyone

    New Delhi: Unfazed by BJP’s all-out attack, the Election Commission today rejected its accusations of bias in denying permission to Narendra Modi’s rally in Varanasi and made it clear that it was “not afraid of anyone, any political party or any entity” in doing its job.

  • Anderson hopes resurgent MI would make play-offs

    Mumbai: With Mumbai Indians getting back to winning ways with two back-to-back victories at home after five straight losses in the UAE, all-rounder Corey Anderson feels the defending Indian Premier League champions have soaked up the early pressure and are on track again.

  • EC unable to capture videos of booth capturing in WB: CPI-M

    New Delhi: CPI(M), which has been complaining of large-scale poll irregularities in West Bengal, today said the Election Commission was not able to capture videos of booth capturing at several polling stations as the cameras were either covered or their direction turned away from voters to prevent recording of the poll process.

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