Free Press Journal
  • AAP will make Punjab drug and corruption free: Arvind Kejriwal

    Tarn Tarn: Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal today promised to make Punjab free of drug and corruption if his party is elected to power in the state Assembly election early next year.

  • SP state executive holds first meet under Shivpal

    Lucknow: Amid a feud in the Samajwadi Party, the first meeting of the newly constituted state executive on Saturday discussed preparations for the party’s 25th anniversary celebrations and the Uttar Pradesh Assembly election. “The first meeting of the executive, under state unit chief Shivpal Singh Yadav, discussed at length the strategy for making the 25th anniversary celebrations slated for November 5 a big success and a historical event,” SP spokesman Ambika Chaudhary

  • Target Mayawati Two MLAs quit BSP, repeat ‘money for ticket’ charge

    Lucknow : The woes of the Bahujan Samaj Party president Mayawati do not seem to be ending. In the latest salvo against her, two of her party’s MLAs levelled the now-familiar charge on Mayawati that aspirants for the Assembly election on the BSP ticket were being asked to pay anything from Rs 2 crore to Rs 10 crore.

  • Election Commission cancels polls to two Tamil Nadu seats

    Chennai : In an unprecedented move in the history of Tamil Nadu”s electoral politics, the Election Commission of India (EC) on Saturday decided to rescind its poll notification in two constituencies following conclusive evidence of bribery of voters on a large scale. Quite shockingly, the EC has noted that bribing of voters continued in one of the constituencies after the postponement of polls in Aravakurichi constituency in Karur district and Thanjavur constituency,

  • Newly elected AIADMK MLA S. M. Seenivel passes away

    Chennai: Newly elected All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) MLA from Tamil Nadu’s Thirupuramkundram constituency S. M. Seenivel passed away on Wednesday morning.

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    Day One: Gold for mangalsutra

    Chennai :  Within hours of being sworn in as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for a record sixth time on Monday, AIADMK leader J Jayalalithaa signed five “important files.” These relate to the freebies announced by her in the election manifesto.

  • DMK is in through revolving Tamil Nadu Door

    Chennai :  The jinx of “revolving door” governance in Tamil Nadu, wherein since 1984, the AIADMK and DMK have alternatively ruled the State, is unlikely to be broken this time too if the results of exit polls released at the end of polling on Monday translates into reality on May 19, when votes are counted.

  • Voting

    WB polls: Around 24 percent voter turnout recorded

    Cooch behar (West Bengal): The voter turnout of 23.46 percent was recorded during the first few hours of polling in the sixth and final phase of West Bengal assembly polls.

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    Last phase of Bengal Assembly poll begins

    Kolkata: Polling began this morning in the sixth and last phase of Assembly election in the two districts of East Midnapore and Coochbehar amidst strict security. An electorate of over 58 lakh is eligible to cast their ballots at 6,774 polling stations between 7 AM to 6 PM in 25 constituencies.

  • RSP will decide if Fadnavis or Uddhav would be next CM: Jankar

    Shirdi (Maha): Rashtriya Samaj Paksha (RSP) chief Mahadev Jankar today exuded confidence that his party would win “at least 25 seats” in the next Maharashtra Assembly elections and claimed it will decide whether Devendra Fadnavis or Uddhav Thackeray would be the next Chief Minister.

  • With Baichung in fray, Siliguri poised for interesting contest

    Siliguri: For Siliguri mayor and former minister Ashok Bhattacharya it is a fight to stage a comeback after his surprise defeat in the 2011 assembly election as he takes on former Indian football captain Baichung Bhutia, who has taken the field as a Trinamool Congress nominee.

  • Amit Shah addressing the media in Patna on Monday.

    Amit Shah hits out at Sonia for her poll campaigning

    Nalbari (Assam): Hitting out at Congress president Sonia Gandhi for “asking” Prime Minister Narendra Modi “to give an account” of his two-year-old government, BJP president Amit Shah today reminded her that election in Assam is being held for its Assembly and not Lok Sabha.

  • Poll fest begins in two states

    New Delhi : The poll fest 2016 gets underway on Monday with the voting for the first phase of state assembly elections in Assam and West Bengal.

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    Defeat CPI(M)-Congress unholy alliance: Mamata

    Baghmundi (WB): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today termed the alliance between the CPI(M) and Congress in the state as “unholy” and asked people to defeat it in the upcoming Assembly election as it has no “ideology”.

  • PM Narendra Modi gives up MPs a public dressing down

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday night lost his cool when BJP MPs from Uttar Pradesh, invited to discuss the strategies for the Assembly election in the state early next year, complained that the Centre’s policies are not reaching the common man.

  • Kejriwal vows to curb mining mafia in Punjab

    Batala : Alleging that a ‘mining mafia’ in Punjab was extorting money from owners of stone crushing units, Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday vowed to put an end to the menace ‘within 24 hours’ if his party comes to power in the 2017 Assembly election.