Free Press Journal
  • All well in BJP now, as leaders fall in line

    The cold vibes between the BJP’s veteran leader L.K. Advani and the party’s prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi were well known. But there seems to be some reconciliation after the Gujarat chief minister emerged as the undisputed leader of the party following the massive Lok Sabha mandate in its favour.
    The mood in the party here Saturday ahead of the parliamentary board meeting was different from earlier with both the sides trying to project that

  • Girls outdo boys in ISC Class 12 examination

    New Delhi: Girls have once again outperformed boys in this year’s class XII examination conducted by Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE), the results of which were declared today.

  • Record Balkan floods claim at least 20 lives

    Belgrade: Tens of thousands fled their homes today in Bosnia and Serbia, evacuated by boat or helicopter as rising waters surged into villages and towns. Authorities said the record flooding killed at least 20 people and the death toll could rise further.

  • Left’s performance in LS polls sees drastic decline

    New Delhi:  In a severe jolt, the Left parties were rendered virtually politically irrelevant in the elections to the 16th Lok Sabha winning only 10 seats, down from 24 in the previous House.

  • Gadgil seeks meeting for introspecting on Cong debacle in Maha

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Congress spokesperson Anant Gadgil today demanded that a brainstorming session be convened immediately to discuss the disastrous performance of the party in the Lok Sabha elections in the state.

  • K. Chandrasekhara Rao

    TRS chief elected legislature party leader

    Hyderabad: The newly-elected legislators of the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) Saturday unanimously elected K. Chandrasekhara Rao as its leader.

  • Except one, most exit polls off the mark

    New Delhi: Most of the exit polls conducted by various agencies proved to be off the mark except the one which projected 340-odd seats for NDA and 291 for BJP in particular.

  • Cabinet recommends dissolution of 15th Lok Sabha

    New Delhi: Union Cabinet today recommended dissolution of the 15th Lok Sabha, drawing curtains to the term of the House which will go down in history as the most disrupted and wasted in Independent India.

  • Chatap secures highest number of votes for AAP in Vidarbha

    Nagpur: Former state legislator and prominent farmer leader Wamanrao Chatap polled the highest number of votes– 2,04,192– among the candidates of Aam Admi Party in the Vidarbha region of Maharashtra.

  • Half a percent of Delhi voters opted for NOTA

    New Delhi: The 2014 Lok Sabha election results revealed that close to 40,000 voters in the national capital opted for the NOTA (None of the Above) option.

  • Former Congress MPs cross swords over defeat

    Kochi: A day after the Congress was drubbed in two of its “sure” seats– Thrissur and Chalakudy— its candidate K P Dhanapalan today said he was ‘forced’ by the party leadership to contest from Thrissur and make way for AICC spokesperson, P C Chacko, to try his luck from Chalakudy.