Free Press Journal
  • Decisive Cm Sets Ball Rolling For Growth

    Mumbai : The BJP-Shiv Sena government led by Devendra Fadnavis will complete its 100 days in office on Sunday (Feb 8, 2015). The initial challenges before the government, that had a very clear mandate compared to the recent governments in past, were more political in nature. The government that came into existence on October 31 managed to pass the floor test on November 12 amidst protest by the Congress and Shiv Sena

  • Arun Jaitley

    Govt To Explore All Modes Of Financing Infra Projects: FM

    Mumbai : Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley made it clear that “housing for all” is high on the priority list and the government would explore all models of financing infrastructure projects including converting domestic savings into financing infra development.

  • PIL Takes Moral High Ground On AIB Row!

    Mumbai : A public interest litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Bombay High Court seeking action against persons directly or indirectly involved in organising All India Bakchod (AIB) programme.

  • Fire Of Intolerance Burns Bright

    It has been suggested that when Barack Obama said in Delhi that “every person has the right to practise his faith without any persecution, fear or discrimination,” he did so with Narendra Modi’s full approval. It was to make up for what the Chancellor of the Archdiocese of Delhi, Father Mathew Koyical, has since called the Prime Minister’s “deafening silence on recurring targeted attacks on our places of worship.” The Chancellor went

  • Freedom Of Expression, Really?

    The Constitution of India guarantees the fundamental right to freedom. Article 19(1) affirms “that all citizens shall have the right to freedom of speech and expression.” The Indian state has failed to protect this right of the citizens. All the successive governments, both at the

  • Now, Political Overkill

    Sometimes, when politicians overstate their case, they destroy the argument. The day began with typical BJP electoral overreach, with giant full-page advertorials splashed across newspapers, hours after the campaigning had concluded. The day ended with political overkill — Finance Minister Arun Jaitley soliciting votes on national TV and raising the spectre of ‘‘anarchy versus good governance.’’