Free Press Journal
  • Another title for Pankaj Advani

    Pune : Champion cueist Pankaj Advani won the Indian National Snooker Championship with a 6-0 win over Pandurangaiah of Railways in a one-sided final on Thursday.

  • ‘Political funding reforms inadequate’

    New Delhi : The Government’s proposed reforms in political funding are “inconsequential” as they will continue to remain opaque while the proposal to limit cash donations at Rs 2,000 is flawed in terms of accountability, disclosure and political will, according to think-tank ADR.

  • BJP leader claims party asked money for ticket

    Varanasi : Protests by disgruntled aspirants in some Assembly seats in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s parliamentary constituency are refusing to die down, with a BJP youth wing leader on Thursday claiming he was denied ticket from Rohaniya seat as failed to arrange Rs 25 lakh demanded by a party leader.

  • US Club keen to complete hat-trick of wins

    Mumbai : Some of the prominent amateur golfers from Maharashtra will showcase their talent and look to play key roles for their respective clubs, that will be fighting for the top honours in the 21st Grover Vineyards Inter-Club Golf Championship, which will tee off at the prestigious Bombay Presidency Golf Club, Chembur on 4th and 5th February, 2017.

  • Booked for seeking help from ULFA-I

    On January 24, Das, a graduate of National School of Drama, had allegedly written an open letter in his Facebook page to ULFA(I) chief Paresh Barua seeking help for continuation of his first film “Shakira Aahibo Bokultolor Bihuloi” (Shakira will come to Bokultol’s Bihu) in theatres across the state.

  • Varun Gandhi in 2nd list of top BJP campaigners

    New Delhi: Some noted omissions, including Varun Gandhi, Murli Manohar Joshi and Vinay Katiyar, from the first list of BJP’s star campaigners for the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, figure in the second list of top campaigners submitted by the party with the Election Commission.

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi a political migrant: Akhilesh Yadav

    Muzaffarnagar (UP) : Hitting out at the BJP for raking up a “non-issue” of migration from western Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was in fact a “real migrant” as he was from Gujarat and had contested the Lok Sabha polls from Varanasi.

  • In patriarchal Punjab, only 7% of 1,145 candidates are women

    New Delhi/Chandigarh : Only seven per cent of the 1,145 candidates in the fray in the Punjab assembly elections are females – a figure pointing to the patriarchal predominance of all political parties – and making a mockery of their promise of 33 per cent quota for women in legislative bodies.