Free Press Journal
  • Upbeat mood in BJP headquarters ahead of counting

    New Delhi: BJP will hold its first meeting of the Parliamentary Board here a day after the Lok Sabha election results are out tomorrow as a celebratory mood gripped the party headquarters here ahead of counting of votes.

  • BJP plans elaborate victory celebration for Narendra Modi

    Ahmedabad: Ahead of Lok Sabha poll results, BJP has planned elaborate victory celebrations when Narendra Modi will thank the people of Vadodara and Varanasi, from where he contested, and address a rally in Ahmedabad and a victory march in Delhi in two days.

  • Missing plane MH370

    MH370 search enters ‘new phase’; underwater scouring on hold

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia today announced the start of a “new phase” in the search for the crashed Flight MH370, including a bathymetric survey of the Indian Ocean seabed, even as the underwater scouring for the wreckage of the plane was put on hold due to technical issues.

  • Emotional Chidambaram Bids Adieu to Finance Ministry

    An emotional P Chidambaram on Thursday bid adieu to the Finance Ministry, which he had served thrice, with a promise that he would continue to remain active in public life.

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    TDP likely to win power in new Andhra Pradesh

    Hyderabad: An air of expectancy hovered over the Telugu Desam Party to possibly win power in (new) Andhra Pradesh following its spectacular performance in the elections to urban local bodies and panchayat raj institutions.

  • MCA agrees to BCCI riders including allowing SRK for IPL final

    Mumbai: In an attempt to get back the IPL final on June 1, the Mumbai Cricket Association today agreed to all the terms and conditions laid down by IPL Chairman Ranjib Biswal, including temporarily lifting the ban on superstar Shah Rukh Khan.

  • Court extends police custody of Jignesh Shah, Javalgekar

    Mumbai: The sessions court here today extended the police custody of the Financial Technologies and Multi Commodities Exchange (MCX) promoter Jignesh Shah and former managing director and chief executive of the commodity exchange Shreekant Javalgekar till May 19.

  • No place for NCP in NDA, says Maharashtra BJP

    Mumbai: NCP had no place in the NDA as it would harm the BJP’s electoral prospects, Maharashtra BJP president Devendra Phadanvis said here today.

  • Srinagar-Leh National Highway partially thrown open to traffic

    Srinagar: The 434-km Srinagar-Leh National Highway, the only road linking Kashmir with frontier region of Ladakh, has been partially thrown open to vehicular traffic after remaining closed for over six months owing to heavy snowfall during winter.

  • Stage set for counting in Andhra Pradesh

    Hyderabad: The stage is set for counting of 48.16 million votes polled in the simultaneous elections to Lok Sabha and Andhra Pradesh assembly, amid tight security Friday.

  • DMK rules out support to NDA, TRS keeps options open

    New Delhi: Amid BJP’s readiness to welcome new allies, TRS today kept its options open on support even as DMK ruled out backing Narendra Modi-led NDA government because of the “stigma” of 2002 riots.

  • Malaysia Airlines plane struck by ground vehicle

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia Airlines said one of its planes was grounded today after a service vehicle struck the aircraft’s belly, the latest incident to dent the carrier’s image after the disappearance of flight MH370.

  • Govt extends ban on LTTE by five years

    New Delhi: The government has extended by five years the ban imposed on LTTE, a terror group that was behind the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi and was decimated by the Sri Lanka military in 2009.

  • Book on Modi translated into Chinese, to hit market in China

    New Delhi: A book on Narendra Modi’s life, economic vision and foreign policy written by BJP MP Tarun Vijay, has been translated into Chinese and will hit the market in that country early next month.

  • Monsoon to hit Kerala 4 days late

    New Delhi: The southwest monsoon is likely to set over Kerala on June 5, four days behind schedule, the India Meteorological Department said here today.

  • HC restrains NHAI from collecting toll

    Chennai: Madras High Court today granted an interim injunction restraining National Highways Authority of India from collecting toll at Paranur near Chengalpet.