Free Press Journal
  • Alliance with SP will not help Cong in UP: Maya

    Lucknow : Accusing Akhilesh Yadav government of shielding criminals and communal forces, BSP chief Mayawati, on Saturday, said Congress’ attempted tie-up with ruling Samajwadi Party showed its political bankruptcy and will be inimical to party which is “running on oxygen support” in Uttar Pradesh.

  • 6 CPM activists arrested for BJP worker’s murder

    Kannur (Ker) : Six CPI(M) activists were arrested on Saturday in connection with the brutal murder of a  53-year-old BJP worker at Andaloor in nearby Dharmadam on Wednesday last, even as the Marxist party tried to wash its hands off the incident, claiming they were not party workers.

  • BJP’S second UP list on hold for third day

    New Delhi : The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) did not release its second list of candidates for the first two round of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections for the third day on Saturday since its central election committee (CEC) gave its nod to the names recommended by a small committee constituted by party president Amit Shah.

  • BJP’s book to showcase Modi in UP

    New Delhi : BJP is coming out with a book as a compilation of the “independent” writers’ comments on Prime Minister Modi’s policies to showcase how he has ushered a score of changes in the country since assuming the power.

  • 40 riots took place during Mamata regime: BJP leader

    Malda (WB) : BJP General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya, on Saturday, claimed that 40 communal riots have taken place after Mamata Banerjee became Chief Minister of West Bengal in 2011.

  • Paswan hits out at RSS over stand on reservations

    New Delhi: Asserting that reservation is not a charity, Union Minister and BJP ally Ram Vilas Paswan, on Saturday, said it is a constitutional right which nobody can abolish, remarks coming a day after RSS spokesperson Manmohan Vaidya kicked up a row over the issue.

  • Ticket allocations upset BJP, Cong heavyweights

    Panaji : Recent ticket allocations by BJP and Congress came as a shocker for many of their stalwarts in Goa who are now in the fray either as independent candidates or have withdraw from the election campaign in the run up to the State Assembly polls.

  • Over 3 crore join world’s biggest human chain for total prohibition

    Patna : Over 3 crore people joined the 13,000 kms long human chain across 38 districts of Bihar in support of total prohibition introduced in April last year. Chief minister Nitish Kumar, RJD president Lalu Yadav ,Bihar Pradesh Congress Committee president Ashok Chaudhury led the human chain at Gandhi Maidan here and BJP leaders participated at Siwan – the home town of Md Shahbuddin.

  • Dhoni in leadership role as Kohli skips optional practice

    Kolkata : With the three-match One-Day International (ODI) cricket series already in India’s pocket, the third rubber against England on Sunday has little importance. But not to former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who was seen in full tilt during the team’s optional training session at the Eden Gardens on Saturday.

  • Bhuvi credits IPL for improvement in death bowling

    Kolkata : India pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar on Saturday credited the Indian Premier League for his transformation as a death bowler and said the team would play without pressure as it aims for a clean sweep against England in the third and final ODI here on Sunday.

  • ‘All England matches from now on a build up to Champions Trophy’

    Kolkata : On the back of two defeats against India in their three-match One-Day International (ODI) series, England opener Jason Roy on Saturday said every game from now on is a build up to the Champions Trophy starting this June.

  • England cricketers spend time with kids from NGO

    Kolkata : England cricketers including captain Eoin Morgan were seen with a posse of kids from a non-governmental organisation (NGO) on Saturday after their exhaustive practice session ahead of the third One-Day International at the Eden Gardens here. Children between the age group of five to 19, part of “Future Hope” programme which helps provide accommodation to street children, were celebrating its 30th anniversary with an initiative called “Curry 4 Kolkata Kids” aimed

  • Mona replaces injured Smriti for women’s ICC World Cup qualifiers

    New Delhi : All-rounder Mona Meshram was on Saturday named as replacement for injured batswoman Smriti Mandhana for the upcoming International Cricket Council (ICC) women’s World Cup qualifiers, starting February 7 in Colombo.

  • Ageless Nadal outlasts teenager, Serena cruises

    Melbourne : Rafael Nadal’s ageing legs outlasted German teenager Alexander Zverev in an epic five sets as Serena Williams sailed into the last 16 at the Australian Open today.

  • Pressure on as Barcelona face Eibar in La Liga

    Barcelona : Reigning champions FC Barcelona travel to Eibar’s tiny Ipurua Stadium on Sunday in yet another La Liga football game they simply cannot afford to lose.

  • Mandeep on course for title at Youth National Championship

    New Delhi : Former junior world champion Mandeep Kaur (57kg) stood just one step away from the title after the Punjab pugilist defeated Chattisgarh’s Rajbala in the semifinal of the Youth National Championship here today.