Free Press Journal
  • Don’t seek votes in name of religion: EC

    NEW DELHI : The Election Commission on Tuesday warned the political parties to refrain from appeal for voting on the ground of religion, caste, race, community or language of the candidate.

  • Cong relying on SP to fetch votes: BJP

    Lucknow : Asserting that no sort of permutation and combination would work for the Congress-Samajwadi Party alliance ahead of the crucial Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday said both the parties have no specific achievements to showcase, while the saffron party would be targeting the voters with the development agenda.

  • Rahul In Punjab For 2 Days, Goa On January 30

    NEW DELHI : Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has chalked out his campaign tour of Punjab for two days on January 27 and 29, followed by a day’s campaign in Goa. Both the states are the first to go for the Assembly polls on February 4.

  • Akali Dal’s manifesto promises 20 lakh jobs

    Ludhiana : Punjab’s ruling Shiromani Akali Dal on Tuesday released its poll manifesto, promising 20 lakh jobs and free tube well connections to all farmers among other things.

  • Indore: Western Railway officer inspects Mhow railway station

    Mhow: Western Railway divisional manager Manoj Sharma on Tuesday inspected Mhow railway station and held discussions with officials concerned on various aspects including cleanliness, wrong location of lactation room for women with infants, information board. He left instructions for improvements required and left for Sanawad.

  • Ram temple will be built if BJP wins full majority: Maurya

    New Delhi: BJP, on Tuesday, raked up again the contentious issue of Ram Temple before the first phase of Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections on February 11, saying a “grand” temple will be built in Ayodhya if BJP secures an outright majority.

  • It is ‘rani vs rani’ fight in Amethi

    Amethi (UP) : BJP’s coup de maitre fielding Garima Singh, the estranged first wife of Sanjay Singh, might turn the fight for the prestigious Amethi Assembly seat into a ‘rani versus rani’ affair with the Congress leader’s present wife Ameeta deciding to throw her hat in the ring.

  • Indore: Mhow bull run makes residents head for cover

    Mhow: It was bull run of a different kind on the streets of Mhow cantonment area, which kept women and children in homes or their respective schools and made many others run for cover when am angry bull charged at just about anybody on Tuesday.

  • Ujjain: Serve nation selflessly said Sumitra Mahajan

    Ujjain: Participating in a three day programme of Seva Sangam near Mahakaleshwar Temple, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Tuesday said while serving the country people should remain selfless. People should make the weaker section strong in the interest of the country, she added.

  • Ujjain: National cycle polo competition inaugurated

    Ujjain: A three-day Amar Saheed Capt Sandeep Jain National Cycle Polo Competition was organised by Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) during Atal Khel Mela at Mahananda Nagar Sports Arena.

  • Ujjain: Police target Pardi encampments near Harifatak

    Ujjain: In view of the rising incidents of theft, the police raided various suspicious areas of the city. On Sunday, a briefcase was stolen from a marriage ceremony at hotel President near Harifatak over-bridge. According to information, the incident happened in a marriage function of AK Vijayvergiya’s daughter. On being informed, Neelganga police reached the hotel and watched the CCTV footage. The police registered an FIR in this regard and started investigation.

  • UK PM Theresa May’s Brexit plans suffer legal jolt, needs Parliament nod

    London: The UK government lost a landmark legal challenge after the Supreme Court ruled that Prime Minister Theresa May cannot unilaterally trigger the process of Britain’s exit from the EU and must seek Parliament’s nod, dealing a huge blow to her Brexit plans.

  • Ujjain: ‘Digital’ dream continues to wreak havoc on farmers

    Ujjain: Cashless transaction still remains a serious issue for farmers, as payment by cheque has become an unofficial decree at Chimanganj Krishi Upaj Mandi. Taking advantage of the move, traders are paying farmers by cheque for the amount as small as Rs 950.

  • Pakistan conducts 1st flight test of N-capable ‘Ababeel’ missile

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Tuesday successfully conducted the first test flight of the radar-evading ‘Ababeel’ surface-to-surface ballistic missile (SSM) capable of carrying a nuclear warhead up to 2,200 kms, bringing many Indian cities within its range. Ababeel is capable of delivering multiple warheads using Multiple Independent Re-entry Vehicle (MIRV) technology, Army spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor said in a statement.

  • Supreme Court allows BCCI & Centre to suggest names for Administrators

    New Delhi: In a fresh twist to the ongoing case on cricket reforms, the Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the Centre and embattled BCCI to suggest names for appointment in the committee of administrators to run the apex cricket body, making it clear that no one over the age of 70 years should be considered. The court, which had initially sought names from amicus curiae, Anil Divan and Gopal Subramaniam, for appointing the administrators, deferred