Free Press Journal
  • arunachal polls

    Around 43.74 per cent turnout during re-poll in Nagaland

    Kohima: Re-polling in two polling stations in Zunheboto district and polling in one polling station in Longleng district of Nagaland for the lone Lok Sabha seat of the state concluded peacefully with an overall turnout of 43.74 per cent.

  • Man kills brother after argument over money

    Thane (Maha): A 25-year-old auto-rickshaw driver was killed allegedly by his younger brother following an argument over money in Vankaspada area in the district, police said today.

  • Man held for killing sister-in-law over affair

    New Delhi: A 32-year-old man from Bihar has been arrested here on charges of murdering his widowed sister-in-law for having an illicit affair with his other brother, police said Saturday.

  • single happy parents

    Moms in old age homes recall fond memories with kids

    Kolkata: Far away from the comforts of a home and the sheltering arms of their loved ones, a group of mothers now housed in an old age home here, emotionally recalled the joys and pleasures of motherhood on the eve of Mother’s Day.

  • I will stop Modi, says Lalu

    Patna: RJD chief Lalu Prasad Saturday said he will stop BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, in the same manner he had stopped his “guru” L.K. Advani’s ‘rath yatra’ in 1990.

  • Babus having free run in UPA regime, says Modi

    Robertsganj (UP): Narendra Modi today said farmers are suffering losses due to policies framed by ‘babus’ sitting inside AC offices and promised that after assuming power at the Centre he will revamp the mechanism of fixing Minimum Support Price (MSP).

  • High decibel campaign for 18 seats in UP ends

    Lucknow: The high decibel campaign for the 18 seats in eastern Uttar Pradesh from where 328 candidates, including BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and his challenger Aam Admi Party founder Arvind Kejriwal, are in fray, ended today ahead of the final phase of polls on May 12.

  • Canada orders mother, uncle extradited to India to face trial

    Toronto: The mother and uncle of an Indian-origin woman, who was the victim of an alleged “honour killing” in Punjab in 2000, have been ordered by a Canadian court to be extradited to India to face trial for her murder.

  • Lawyer of Pakistani doctor who helped track down Laden quits

    Peshawar: A Pakistani lawyer representing jailed doctor Shakil Afridi, who helped track down then al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, today quit citing security threats to his life and indirect interference by the US for his release.

  • Daredevils set 144-run target for Sunrisers

    New Delhi: A fine death bowling performance by Sunrisers Hyderabad helped restrict Delhi Daredevils to 143 for seven in 20 overs in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Ferozeshah Kotla here Saturday.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Mamata fears vote shift to BJP, says Jaitley

    New Delhi: Attacking West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, BJP leader Arun Jaitley Saturday said that she was targeting Narendra Modi as she fears a radical shift of 15 percent vote share away from her Trinamool Congress to his party.

  • 50 injured in Meerut riot

    Meerut (Uttar Pradesh): About 50 people, including a top police officer and two media persons, were injured in a communal clash in Meerut Saturday, police said.

  • New govt must focus on GST, fiscal deficit for growth: Montek

    Mumbai: Rapid implementation of GST and reduction in fiscal deficit should be the thrust areas for the new government that will help the country achieve 7-7.5 per cent growth, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said today.

  • Campaigning for marathion LS elections finally ends

    New Delhi: Campaigning in the bitterly fought marathon elections for the 16th Lok Sabha spread over five weeks drew to a close today as top leaders sought to muster a final show of strength in the ninth and concluding phase for 41 seats in three states that included Varanasi where Narendra Modi and Arvind Kejriwal are in the fray.

  • Assam Clashes

    Attack toll rises to 43 after 2 more bodies recovered today

    Narayanguri (Assam): Two more bodies of minors were recovered in the Baksa district today, taking the toll in the mayhem allegedly unleashed by the rpt Bodoland People’s Front (BPF)-supported miscreants in BTAD areas to 43, a senior government official said.