Free Press Journal
  • Plea against Bihar CM Nitish Kumar: Supreme Court seeks ECI’s reply in four weeks

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today asked the Election Commission of India to respond to a plea seeking cancellation of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s membership of the state Legislative Council on the ground that he had allegedly concealed information about a pending criminal case against him.

  • Will pull out, Sena threatens again

    Mumbai : In yet another veiled barb, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray threatened to pull out from the BJP government in the state. In his 45-minute speech during the Dussehra rally at Shiv Tirth, Dadar, Thackeray taunted Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP government.

  • Bihar: Rs 389 Crore Dam in Bhagalpur’s Kahalgaon collapsed a day before its inauguration

    Bhagalpur/Patna: Inauguration of the Ganga pump canal scheme tomorrow was cancelled after wall of the canal collapsed during trial run and inundated areas of a township today. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was scheduled to inaugurate the canal scheme, aimed at providing irrigation facilities in the state and neighbouring Jharkhand, tomorrow.

  • All decisions by Nitish invalid, says JD-U Sharad faction

    New Delhi: The Janata Dal-United faction led by veteran leader Sharad Yadav has declared invalid all decisions taken by Nitish Kumar as JD-U president, terming his election to the post as technically invalid.

  • Will not rest till FIR is lodged against Nitish

     Patna : RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Tuesday said he will not rest till FIRs are lodged against Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his deputy Sushil Kumar Modi in the alleged Srijan scam, reports PTI.

  • Bihar floods: State seeks Rs 7,636 crore assistance from Centre

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today said a memorandum has been sent to the Centre seeking an assistance of Rs 7,636 crore on account of floods in 19 districts of the state that claimed 514 lives and left behind a trail of destruction.

  • Narendra Modi’s cabinet reshuffle on Sunday: This is what has happened so far

    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) which completed three years in the office is bracing up for another cabinet reshuffle. Three union ministers have already resigned from the union cabinet, among them senior BJP leaders Uma Bharti and Rajiv Pratap Rudy, signalling a mega reshuffle of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s council of ministers, which will be held at 10 am on Sunday, a top government official said. It will

  • Can King of comebacks Lalu Prasad Yadav make yet another comeback?

    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is currently winning election after election and currently is governing with alliance partners in 18 states. The juggernaut which started in May 2014, when BJP single-handedly got the decisive mandate (282 seats) hasn’t stopped since then and with surgical precision, saffron party is decimating each and every opposition and India is slowly going towards one party one rule.

  • Four years later, Nitish Kumar returns to NDA

    The formal  seal of approval was put on Saturday on the Janata Dal (United)’s decision to join the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) led by the BJP with a meeting called by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar of his party’s legislators to ratify it. Indeed, time has turned a full circle four years after the JD (U) walked out of the alliance on Nitish’s objection to BJP’s choice of Narendra Modi as its candidate for prime