Free Press Journal
  • Rahul Gandhi destined for political wilderness?

    Petrol and Diesel, by themselves, have become the most inflammable issues in Indian politics now. The ever-rising prices of petroleum products have the potential to set any political system on fire, if the current developments in India are any pointer. After a long chase to catch an issue that can bring the entire opposition together…

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  • Opposition unity: To be or not to be

    As the time of the next national extravaganza of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections draws closer, moves are under way to take on the now all-powerful Bharatiya Janata Party. Since no single party, including the Congress, has the guts or strength to face the Narendra Modi hurricane all alone, moves to bring all ‘like-minded’ political…

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  • Invitation to Rahul Gandhi: RSS master-stroke!

    Indian politics seems to be crossing a difficult ghat with many steep slopes and curves. The pointer is that the Congress boss Rahul Gandhi is likely to receive a formal invitation from Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat to attend the organisation’s gathering at Nagpur, soon. If the media gossip holds any truth, the…

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  • Kerala Floods: Playing havoc in God’s own land

    “God’s own land” seems to have been let down by God these days. Even as funds, medicines and food items are pouring from all parts of the country and elsewhere, the torrential rains and floods have raised questions about planning and administration of the southern state. These issues need to be addressed sooner than later…

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  • Narendra Modi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP

    Monsoon session: Modi emerges stronger

    After defeating the united Opposition sponsored ‘no confidence motion’ on the floor of the Lok Sabha with more than comfortable margin, now the Bharatiya Janata Party led NDA managed to win the post of Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha and proved that its sway continues in both Houses of the Parliament. This has come as…

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  • Can CM Devendra Fadnavis maintain the momentum?

    Even as the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is taking media beating and facing uproar of rural and urban population all over, it won the recently held civic elections in two major cities of Maharashtra — Sangli and Jalgaon with handsome margin. This victory has come as a much needed breather for the party in…

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  • Imran Khan playing mostly with first-timers

    Pakistan, our neighbouring nation, is infamous for coups having taken place before almost every change of government. Not many change of guards have taken place without bloodshed or army intervention. The latest election, which was completed last Wednesday, has, however, proved to be an exception. Most unexpectedly the Pakistani electorate has given a verdict in…

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  • Will he win ‘trust’ of the nation?

    Now that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has won the trial of strength on the floor of Lok Sabha with a handsome margin, he and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party do not have to worry about their continuation in the office at least till the next general elections for Lok Sabha due in April/May 2019. Modi…

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  • Much ado about a sacred book

    After Ramayana, now it seems the ancient work of Maharshi Vyas — ‘Bhagwad Gita’ — has been forced into the eye of controversy by a few political forces and part of the media those wish to use any tool or weapon to come down heavily on the Modi Government in Delhi and any BJP governments…

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    AAP celebration has been short lived

    Delhi is one of the smallest states of the Indian Union, perhaps smaller than many small states like Haryana, Jharkhand, Uttaranchal or Chhattisgarh. However, this capital state keeps hitting national media headlines, perhaps because it happens to be the city that happens to be the seat of the Union Government, and secondly, because it is…

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  • Indo-US relations: A roller-coaster ride

    The Indo-US diplomatic relations have always been on a roller-coaster ride. From the time of the Jawaharlal Nehru regime, various US administrations have adopted different policies to deal with India vis-à-vis the neighbouring Pakistan and later China. As a result, even during the thick of our friendship era, both the nations never nursed the relationship…

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  • Chanda Kochhar gone, message is loud & clear

    As the country just began to come out of the shock of Jeweller Nirav Modi, who allegedly duped the nation’s major bank, the Punjab National Bank and found his way out of India not to return unless a miracle takes place, yet another scandal came down bitterly and heavily on banking circle; this time it…

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