Free Press Journal
  • Voting

    Long queues at Bihar poll booths

    Patna:  Voters turned up early and long queues formed at polling booths in Bihar Monday as balloting began peacefully for six parliamentary seats in the last phase of India’s general election, officials said.

  • Varanasi won’t vote for outsiders: Ajay Rai

    Varanasi: The Congress Prty’s Lok Sabha candidate for Varanasi Ajay Rai on Monday said he expected the crucial seat with the enormous support of locals.

  • 5 policemen suspended for custodial death

    Chennai:  Tamil Nadu government today suspended five policemen attached to the Government Railway Police, Villupuram, in connection with the custodial death of an accused on May 7 and announced a cash relief of Rs five lakh to the victim’s family.

  • My fight in only against Modi, says Kejriwal

    Varanasi:  Arvind Kejriwal, AAP’s candidate in  Varanasi, Monday ruled out a triangular contest in the city where polling is under way. He said his fight is only against BJP’s candidate and also its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.

  • Two held for carrying drugs

    Darjeeling:  Two persons were arrested for carrying drugs in separate areas on the National Highway 31-A, near here, today.

  • 15 injured in storm, highway blocked in Jalpaiguri

    Jalpaiguri(WB):  Atleast 15 persons were injured in the severe storm and hailstorm that hit West Bengal’s Jalpaiguri district uprooting trees and damaging houses besides blocking a national highway.

  • Family suicide leads to crackdown on loan sharks in Kerala

    Thiruvananthapuram:  Suicide by a debt-burdened family here has spurred police to launch a state-wide crackdown on money lenders, many of them unlicensed, leading to the arrest of 75 persons and seizure of huge sums of unaccounted money since Sunday.

  • Honour killing: Girl strangulated to death, body hanged

    Bareilly: In a case of honour killing, a 14-year-old girl was strangulated to death by her family members who later hanged her body to pass it off as a case of suicide in Mirzapur Jagir village here, police said today.

  • Kejriwal says his fight is with Modi; Rai dismisses claims

    Varanasi:  As voting got underway in this high-profile Lok Sabha constituency, AAP candidate Arvind Kejriwal said his direct fight was with BJP’s Narendra Modi and Congress’ Ajay Rai was nowhere in the contest.

  • Two Koreas in heated exchange over drone row

    Seoul:  North Korea today denounced South Korea’s claim that Pyongyang sent a trio of spy drones across the border as a provocative “charade” organised by its “prostitute” president, Park Geun-Hye.

  • Voting

    Brisk polling in Bengal

    Kolkata:  There was brisk polling Monday in West Bengal’s 17 parliamentary constituencies as opposition political parties claimed their polling agents were driven out of booths.

  • Two children killed

    Kaushambi (UP):  Two children were killed and a woman injured when the mound of earth they were digging collapsed on them here this morning.

  • 3i Infotech Releases Premia 11j Life Insurance Suite

    Mumbai, Maharashtra, India 3i Infotech, a global provider of IT solutions announced the release of its latest version PREMIA 11j, a comprehensive core Insurance solution for Individual and Group Life business. Premia 11j covers end to end automation of insurance life cycle across customer acquisition, underwriting, re-insurance, policy administration, distribution management, persistency and claims management. The solution is built on a state of the art Java platform & robust Oracle database to