Free Press Journal
  • Rahul Gandhi

    Congress leaders remember Modi when it comes to tea

    Gopalganj (Bihar): In a taunt directed at Rahul Gandhi for promising to set up a watch factory here, BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi today said sugarcane grew abundantly in the district and sugar was used in making tea.

  • amit shah

    BJP open to support from all parties: Amit Shah

    Varanasi: With Lok Sabha poll results just a week away, BJP today said it does not believe in “political untouchability” and is open to support from any party.

  • Jet shares gain 1% as Sebi says no need for Etihad open offer

    Mumbai: Shares of Jet Airways gained 1 per cent today after market regulator Sebi said Abu Dhabi carrier Etihad Airways does not have to make an open offer following its purchase of stake in the Indian airline.

  • Sonia-Gandhi

    Keep majoritarianism, authoritarianism at bay: Sonia

    New Delhi: Keeping majoritarianism and and authoritarianism at bay is the best means of managing India’s extraordinary diversity and holding the country together, Congress president Sonia Gandhi has said.

  • Bengal government now ‘welcomes’ CBI probe in Saradha scam

    Kolkata: Having strongly resisted for months pleas to hand over the Saradha chit fund scam probe to the CBI, the West Bengal government Friday “welcomed” the Supreme Court judgement entrusting the investigation to the federal agency, but noted the decision comes “just two days” before the final round of Lok Sabha polls in the state.

  • Voters thrashed in Baramulla for defying separatist call

    Srinagar: A day after voters in the Baramulla Lok Sabha constituency exercised their franchise, some of them were thrashed for defying the separatist call for boycott of the elections, district officials said.

  • somabhai modi

    Modi’s brother demands apology from Congress on caste question

    Varanasi: Somabhai Modi, the elder brother of Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, on Friday demanded an apology from the Congress Party for raising questions about the lattter’s caste.

  • Many UP candidates lag behind Modi on social media presence

    New Delhi: Many candidates in the fray in the final phase of Lok Sabha polls in Uttar Pradesh including the likes of Mulayam Singh Yadav and three sitting MPs have no social media presence -a sharp contrast to their fellow contender Narendra Modi, who uses the platform in a big way.

  • madhusudan mistry

    EC didn’t remove ‘partial’ officials in Vadodara: Mistry

    New Delhi: The Election Commission didn’t remove the district magistrate and the superintendent of police of Vadodara despite their bias vis-a-vis BJP leader and candidate Narendra Modi, Congress candidate there Madhusudan Mistry said Friday.

  • India voices concern over developments in South China Sea

    New Delhi: India today voiced its “concern” over the recent developments in the South China Sea where Chinese and Vietnamese ships are locked in a tense standoff while asserting that freedom of navigation in the high waters should not be impeded.

  • Heavy rains forecast in seven districts in Karnataka

    Mangalore: A heavy rainfall warning has been issued in Dakshina Kannada, Udupi, Uttara Kannada, Kodagu, Shimoga, Chikmagalur and Hasan districts over the next 48 hours, owing to a depression in the Arabian sea.

  • Two civilians, militants killed in DRC fighting

    Kinshasa: At least two civilians and several militants were killed during fighting between Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) armed forces and Mayi-Mayi Yakutumba militia, an official said.

  • marie harf

    US to work very closely with next Indian PM

    New York: The US has said it looks forward to working closely with “whoever is the next Prime Minister of India”, comments that could be interpreted as Washington warming up to Narendra Modi if he is elected.

  • arun jaitley

    Kejriwal’s family, BJP leaders will have to leave Varanasi

    Varanasi: Arvind Kejriwal’s family, BJP leaders Amit Shah and Arun Jaitley and others involved in campaign but not having voting rights in the city will have to leave the constituency after canvassing ends tomorrow evening in accordance with rules, officials made it clear today.

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    SC stays proceedings on Ramdev for honeymoon remarks

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday stayed all proceedings against yoga guru Baba Ramdev for his controversial “honeymoon” remarks on Rahul Gandhi over his visits to Dalit homes.