Free Press Journal
  • Dead YSR Congress candidate elected

    Hyderabad:  A candidate of YSR Congress Party (YSRCP), who died in a road accident during the campaigning, was elected to Andhra Pradesh assembly from Allagadda in Kurnool district.

  • Security tightened for Narendra Modi’s roadshow

    New Delhi:  With Narendra Modi set to hold a roadshow in the national capital today after scripting a historic win in the Lok Sabha polls, a multi-layer security cover has been put in place in the city with hundreds of policemen and NSG commandos deployed.

  • Modi reaches Delhi, begins roadshow

    New Delhi:  BJP leader Narendra Modi, all set to become India’s 14th prime minister, arrived here Saturday to a tumultuous welcome from cheering party supporters and began a roadshow.

  • Two killed as vehicle overturns

    Srinagar:  Two persons were killed when a police vehicle turned turtle in Kupwara district of Kashmir, police said today.

  • Modi to visit Varanasi, say thanks

    Lucknow:  Narendra Modi, set to be the next prime minister, will Saturday pay a thanks giving visit to Varanasi, the second Lok Sabha constituency from which he won handsomely.

  • Pawan proved a hero, setback again for Chiranjeevi

    Hyderabad:  The younger brother proved a hero and his more popular elder brother turned a zero in the simultaneous polls to Andhra Pradesh assembly and Lok Sabha.

  • First stable government after 30 years, says Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: The country has a stable government with full majority for the first time in 30 years with a strong leader like Narendra Modi, the Shiv Sena said here Saturday, praising the BJP victory in the Lok Sabha polls.

  • Clashes near Sao Paulo airport 27 days from World Cup

    Paulo:Dozens of protesters clashed with police, throwing fireworks and torching at least two vehicles near Sao Paulo’s airport, which has just opened a new international terminal ahead of the World Cup.

  • BJP workers eagerly wait for Modi to arrive in Delhi

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers gathered in huge numbers at the party headquarters here in order to welcome party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, who will hold a roadshow in the capital later today.

  • Stephen Harper

    Canadian PM congratulates Modi, praises Indian democracy

    Ottawa: Congratulating  India’s prime minister-elect over his victory, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper says  he is looking  forward “to working with Mr. Modi and the new government of India to further strengthen our social and economic partnership to the benefit of our citizens.”

  • Hundreds throng Delhi airport to welcome Modi

    New Delhi: Hundreds of people, including BJP supporters, thronged the Delhi airport Saturday to welcome BJP leader Narendra Modi who is set to take over as the prime minister after the party’s win in the Lok Sabha polls.

  • Narendra Modi

    As NaMo wave settles down, rupee rally may lose pace

    Mumbai: The rupee seems to have come almost a full circle as the  ‘Modi-wave’ today saw the Indian currency end at a near 11-month high, close to levels that had marked its downfall almost a year ago. With the election process almost over and the euphoria around ‘NaMo’ seen settling down, market participants believe the rupee will continue to remain safely afloat in the 58-62/$1 range.

  • A phone call to reset India-US ties

    Washington: In the end it just took a phone call from President Barack Obama to Narendra Modi with an invitation to visit Washington to reset a US policy that had shunned India’s next prime minister for over a decade.

  • Narendra Modi

    More US lawmakers congratulate Modi

    Washington:  Two more US lawmakers, including the only Hindu-American House member, have congratulated Narendra Modi and his BJP for its sweeping election win, calling it “an extraordinary achievement” for Indian voters.

  • Rajnath Singh

    Rajnath surpasses Vajpayee’s victory margin in Lucknow

    Lucknow: BJP president Rajnath Singh broke the record of victory margin held by former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as he was declared victorious from the Lucknow Lok Sabha constituency.