Free Press Journal
  • Number of women MPs from Andhra decreases

    Hyderabad: The number of women representatives in the Lok Sabha from Andhra Pradesh has come down to just three from five in the last Lok Sabha.

  • 10 killed in Afghanistan explosions

    Kabul: At least 10 people were killed Saturday in separate blasts in Afghanistan, an official said.

  • 200 gm gold ingots concealed in dates seized

    Coimbatore:About 200 gram of gold ingots were today seized from a passenger who arrived from Singapore at the city airport, police said.

  • 1,652 parties including BSP, CPI, DMK score zero in LS polls

    New Delhi: Over 1,650 political parties including big names like BSP, CPI, DMK and National Conference
    drew a blank in the Lok Sabha elections that saw BJP storming to power at the Centre with a landslide victory.

  • Nitish Kumar

    Bihar CM Nitish Kumar resigns

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar submitted his resignation to Governor D.Y. Patil Saturday, an official source said.
    Nitish Kumar tendered his resignation a day after his party faced poorly in the Lok Sabha election. Janata Dal-United won barely two seats out of 40 parliamentary constituencies in the state.

  • Boko Haram kill one Chinese, 10 missing in Cameroon: police

    Yaounde: A Chinese national was killed and 10 others were feared kidnapped after an overnight attack in northern Cameroon believed to have been carried out by Boko Haram militants from Nigeria, a police said today.

  • LJP demands Bihar chief minister’s resignation

    Patna:After BJP, its ally LJP Saturday demanded resignation of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in the wake of his party JD-U’s Lok Sabha election rout in the state.

  • Maywati blames UPA for BSP’s rout in Uttar Pradesh

    Lucknow: BSP supremo Mayawati Saturday blamed the Congress for her party’s rout in Uttar Pradesh in the Lok Sabha polls. She said supporting the Congress-led UPA was suicidal and her party paid the price for it.

  • Parties corner vote share, but fail to win seats

    New Delhi: Results coming out of Lok Sabha polls show that parties like Mayawati-led BSP and Tamil Nadu’s DMK managed to corner a large number of votes but failed to convert them into seats, while parties with lesser vote share
    have got seats to show in their kitty.

  • Close to 60 lakh voters chose NOTA in LS election this time

    New Delhi: Around 60 lakh voters opted for the ‘None of The Above’ (NOTA) option, more than the votes secured by 21 parties, in this Lok Sabha polls where it was introduced for the first time in any parliamentary election.

  • Five Laos officials killed in plane crash: Thailand

    Bangkok: A Laos military plane crashed on today killing five senior officials on board including the defence minister of the secretive communist country, Thai authorities said.

  • Eight killed, 10 injured in road accident

    Mirzapur (UP): Eight persons, including two children, were killed and 10 injured when the tempo they were travelling in collided with a truck on Shaktinagar-Varanasi National Highway here today, police said.

  • gold

    Gold, silver extend losses on weak global cues

    New Delhi: Gold prices fell further by Rs 60 to Rs 29,540 per 10 grams in the national capital today on increased selling by stockists in line with a weakening global trend.

  • Except Punjab, BJP holds good in northern states

    Chandigarh: After being in the wilderness for years, the BJP has re-emerged in a big way by sweeping the northern states of Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Chandigarh.

  • Dalai Lama

    Dalai Lama congratulates Modi

    Dharamsala: Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Saturday congratulated BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for his party’s decisive victory in the Lok Sabha election.

  • Former Air India chief Russi Mody dies

    Mumbai: Russi Mody, former joint chairman of Air India and the erstwhile Indian Airlines and CMD of Tata Steel, died in Kolkata at the age of 95, an official said here Saturday.