Free Press Journal
  • Election strategist Prashant Kishor joins JDU ahead of Lok Sabha polls

    Patna: Poll strategist Prashant Kishor joined Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s Janata Dal (United) here on Sunday, party sources said. Kishor was inducted into the party by Kumar, who is also the national president of the JD(U), at the organisation’s state executive meeting which is underway at the chief minister’s official residence, the sources said.

  • No grudge against officers approaching SC: Sitharaman

    New Delhi : Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said she has no “grudge” against a group of Army officers who have approached the Supreme Court to present their views on cases relating to the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA).

  • ‘Nepal, Bhutan have to lean towards India’

    PUNE: Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat Sunday said countries like Nepal and Bhutan “have to be inclined to India because of geography”.

  • Mayawati snubs Bhim Army chief

    Lucknow : In a virtual snub to Bhim Army founder Chandrashekhar Azad, Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati Sunday denied any association with him, days after he had claimed that he and his “bua” (aunt) Mayawati have the “same blood”.

  • Fire ravages heart of Kolkata’s Bagree market

    Kolkata: A massive fire early Sunday gutted a multi-storey building with nearly 1,000 business establishments in the congested Bagree Market here, causing huge losses to traders ahead of the Durga puja festival.

  • Jammu and Kashmir: Nine-phased panchayat polls to commence on November 17 

    Srinagar: Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Jammu and Kashmir Shaleen Kabra on Sunday announced that Panchayat elections in the state would be held in nine phases, from November 17 to December 11, between 8 am and 2 pm. With the announcement of the Panchayat elections schedule, the Model Code of Conduct is already in place.