Free Press Journal
  • Bollywood stars attend Modi’s swearing-in ceremony

    New Delhi: Narendra Modi’s swearing-in ceremony today turned out to be quite a starry affair with a generous smattering of famous faces from Bollywood like Salman Khan, Dharmendra, Anupam Kher and actor-politicians Hema Malini, Shatrughan Sinha, Kirron Kher in attendance.

  • HC restrains Haryana from prosecuting Maruti for no prior EC

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today restrained Harayana government from “prosecuting” car maker Maruti Suzuki for not having prior environment clearance (EC) for its unit in Rohtak after the company gave an undertaking that it will apply for the green nod.

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    Vardhan, the unifying force in Delhi BJP

    New Delhi: Known for his easy-going attitude and simplicity, Harsh Vardhan is credited with steadfastly uniting various factions in Delhi BJP and leading the party’s aggresive campaign for Lok Sabha polls in which it recorded a clean sweep.

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    Vizianagaram Raja’s son is a mantri in Delhi

    New Delhi: Hailing from the titular family of Vizianagaram, TDP MP Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati, a seven- time MLA in Andhra Pradesh, gives a “Royal Touch” to the Narendra Modi cabinet.

  • Kalraj makes debut at Centre

    New Delhi: A Sangh pracharak and an associate of Jayaprakash Narayan, Kalraj Mishra, a veteran of Uttar Pradesh politics, is making his ministerial debut at the Centre.

  • Paswan, a prominent Dalit face of Narendra Modi govt

    Patna: A seasoned politician, Ram Vilas Paswan is credited with removing the tag of ‘political untouchability’ from Narendra Modi by being the first to rejoin the NDA which he had quit following the 2002 Gujarat riots.

  • Maneka Gandhi oath

    The sole Gandhi family member in BJP government

    New Delhi:  Animal-rights activist Maneka Gandhi made a comeback to the union cabinet as the only member of the Gandhi family in the BJP-led government.

  • Indian-Americans celebrate Modi’s elevation as PM

    Washington: The Indian-American community today greeted the elevation of Narendra Modi as Prime Minister with a series of celebrations across America and hoped that it would usher in a new era in India’s development.

  • South Asians leaders at Modi’s swearing in

    New Delhi: Narendra Modi’s swearing-in as Prime Minister at the fore-court of majestic Rashtrapati Bhawan was today witnessed by South Asian leaders including Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai and Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa.

  • Jaitley, the eyes and ears of Modi

    New Delhi:Few people in the central leadership of BJP could claim to have the ears of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Arun Jaitley can.

  • Sushma, a seasoned politician who could not be overlooked

    New Delhi: The induction of Sushma Swaraj, who was seen as a dissenter after Narendra Modi was declared BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate, is an acknowledgment of her stature and capabilities and who could not be overlooked.

  • Cabinet members take oath at Rashtrapati Bhavan

    BJP senior leader Arun Jaitley, Venkaiah Naidu, Nitin Gadkari, Sadananda Gowda, Uma Bharti, Najma Heptullah, Gopinath Munde, Ram Vilas Paswan, Anantha Kumar Maneka Gandhi, Kalraj Mishra, Ravi Shankar Prasad also sworn in as cabinet Minister in Modi Cabinet

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    Tea vendors look upon Modi with pride and hope

    New Delhi: As Narendra Modi, who began from humble roots as tea vendor in a railway station in Gujarat, takes oath as India’s 14th prime minister Monday, tea-sellers are eyeing the occasion with a feeling of joy, hope and even kinship.

  • Modi takes oath as India’s 15th PM

    New Delhi: Narendrabhai Damodardas Modi, who made history last week with a stupendous victory in the general election, was Monday evening sworn in as India’s 15th prime minister at an open-air ceremony attended by over 4,000 guests.

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    Minutes left for Modi Swearing-in

    Sri Lankan President Mahinda RAjapaksa, Bhutan King, Afghanistan President Karzai, Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and all other SAARC Ministers have arrived at Rashtrapathi Bhavan for swearing-in ceremony of  Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Congress congratulates Modi

    New Delhi: Narendra Modi has now become Prime Minister from being the BJP’s PM candidate and should act in that spirit, Congress said today extending him best wishes.