Free Press Journal
  • British woman was raped before murder, say police

    Panaji : The 28-year-old British woman who was found dead near a beach in south Goa on Tuesday was raped before she was murdered, a police officer said on Thursday, citing the postmortem report.

  • Goa deal done, Prakash Pant for Uttarakhand, all eyes are now on Uttar Pradesh

    Panaji/New Delhi: Even as Manohar Parrikar sailed through in the trust vote on Thursday and the BJP-led government in Goa is now firmy in the saddle, the party leadership kept up the suspense regarding Uttar Pradesh. In Uttarakhand, the BJP has more or less decided that former Assembly Speaker Prakash Pant will be the chief minister. He has been summoned to Delhi for consultations with the party leadership. The swearing-in will take place on Saturday.

  • Murder of democracy in Goa, says Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: Terming the formation of a BJP government in Goa as nothing short of “murder of democracy”, the Shiv Sena on Wednesday said it was a fraud on people’s mandate.

  • BJP ‘stole’ Goa, Manipur, fumes Cong

    New Delhi : The Congress and the BJP, on Tuesday, clashed over government formation in Goa and Manipur with the opposition party accusing its rival of “stealing” the mandate of people using money power, drawing a sharp reaction that it complains “a bit too much”.

  • Not a bad result, says RaGa

    NEW DELHI : The Congress leaders shiver at the Uttar Pradesh poll results as a harbinger of the party’s wipe-out in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, but party vice-president Rahul Gandhi tried to bolster up them, saying “we are little down in UP, but look the Congress formed its government in Punjab and won the election in Manipur and Goa.”

  • Congress, NCP, RJD walkout of Lok Sabha

    New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday staged a walkout from the Lok Sabha after it was not allowed to raise the issue of government formation in Goa and Manipur.  Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) members also staged a walkout with the Congress members over the issue.

  • AirAsia announces discount on fares

    New Delhi :  Malaysian no-frills carrier AirAsia on Monday announced discounted fares, starting as low as Rs 899 for travel within India and Rs 4,999 for international flights for a limited period.

  • Congress takes Goa battle to SC, petition to be heard today

    Panaji /Mumbai: The tussle for government formation in Goa reached the Supreme Court on Monday with the state Congress legislative party leader challenging the invitation extended by Goa Governor Mridula Sinha on Sunday to BJP leader Manohar Parrikar to form the government.

  • Bhopal: Ajay Singh takes a dig at BJP’s bid to form govt in Goa

    BHOPAL: Leader of Opposition in Assembly, Ajay Singh raised the issue against the claim made by the Bharatiya Janata Party of forming government in Goa. Ajay Singh alleged the BJP was claiming to form government in Goa, despite being only the second highest party in the recent election.

  • Who will win Goa, will Parrikar return as CM?

    Panaji : The focus in Goa today will be on whether the BJP will be able to retain power and if it gets a fresh mandate. Will Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar return to his home state as chief minister?

  • It’s not ‘Modi wave’ but ‘Modi tsunami’ happening now: BJP on Exit polls

    Bengaluru: As the results of various exit polls showed the saffron party doing well in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday said the ‘Modi magic’ will once again bring the four state governments back to the party once again.

  • Goa Opinion Poll 2017: Prediction, Exit poll, Survey, Who Will Win Congress, BJP, AAP, or, MGP?

    Goa is one of the five states where Assembly elections are being held. Goa finished its elections on the 4th of February, 2017 and the votes will be counted on the eleventh of March in all 5 states. Last time around the Bhartiya Janta Party formed an alliance with Maharashtrawadi Gomantak, which eventually came to power in 2012 elections. There is no doubt that this alliance will be eyeing to continue the alliance and

  • Auction fails fourth time for Mallya’s Kingfisher house, villa

    Mumbai : An SBI-led consortium’s attempt to auction properties of industrialist Vijay Mallya in order to recover loans made to his Kingfisher Airlines, failed again on Monday as these had no takers despite around a 10 per cent cut in their reserve price.

  • Be more careful while making statements: EC to Parrikar

    New Delhi: The Election Commission (EC) on Thursday advised Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar to be more careful while making statements in future over his bribe remark during a rally in Goa.