Free Press Journal
  • Mamata holds fort in Bengal with consolidation of Muslim votes

    Kolkata: The BJP made inroads in West Bengal winning two seats, but Narendra Modi’s dream run was halted by Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee who benefited from the 28 per cent vote share of Muslims which contributed to the TMC sweep in the state.

  • Airports ready for World Cup, says Brazil president

    Rio de Janeiro: Brazil President Dilma Rousseff has guaranteed that the country’s airports will cope with increased demand during the football World Cup starting next month.

  • HC issues notices to govt on RIL’s plea to quash gas price FIR

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today issued notices to the Delhi government and central government on a petition by Reliance Industries Ltd seeking quashing of the first information report filed by the then Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi government on alleged collusion between the company and the Centre on increase in price of gas produced from the Krishna Godavari basin.

  • Kevin Pietersen

    Pietersen fined Rs 12 lakh for slow over rate

    New Delhi: Delhi Daredevils captain Kevin Pietersen was today slapped with a fine of Rs 12 lakh for maintaining slow over rate during his side’s IPL game against Kings XI Punjab here.

  • army recruitment policy

    Curative petition filed in SC on Army recruitment policy

    New Delhi: A curative petition has been filed in the Supreme Court against its verdict dismissing a PIL which challenged the recruitment policy in Army alleging that it was based on religion, region and caste distinctions and was discriminatory.

  • Royal Challengers elect to bat against Sunrisers

    Hyderabad: Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bat against Sunrisers Hyderabad in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here Tuesday.

  • Dorjee leader of PPA

    Itanagar: Pasang Dorjee Sona was today elected as the Leader of People’s Legislature Party (PLP) and Wanglam Sawin as the Deputy Leader.

  • “BJP to be constructive opposition in Arunachal”

    Itanagar: BJP in Arunachal Pradesh which won 11 seats in the just concluded assembly elections is ready to fight for the cause of the people by playing the role of a constructive opposition.

  • Serbia, Bosnia hit by worst floods in 120 years

    London: Balkan countries of Serbia and Bosnia have been battered by the worst floods in 120 years after the region in six days since May 14 received rainfall that it normally gets over three months,officials said.

  • Time for Modi to deliver on denial of RTI by PMO

    Kolkata: During an election meeting of BJP workers in Kolkata on April 9, prime minister-designate Narendra Modi had criticised an apparent denial of information to a citizen who had approached the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO).

  • Head of community organisation shot dead in Raj

    Jaipur: The head of a community organisation was shot dead allegedly by two men over some property dispute in Rajatalab area of Banswara, sparking protest by a mob outside a hospital.

  • We are still very much in the tournament: Rohit

    Ahmedabad: Boosted by their surprise win over Rajasthan Royals following a string of reverses, Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma says his team is still “very much in the tournament” in the ongoing Indian Premier League.

  • Two BJP MLAs quit from Bihar Assembly

    Patna: In a setback to the BJP in Bihar, two of its dissident MLAs resigned from the state Legislative Assembly today, an official said.

  • Modi meets President

    New Delhi: Prime Minister designate Narendra Modi Tuesday met President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan here.